Anxiety Quotes (56)

Quotes and citations about anxiety


A premium in the oil price of somewhere between 10 to 15 dollars a barrel reflects this heightened anxiety.

By : Daniel Yergin

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We are living in a new age of energy supply anxiety.

By : Daniel Yergin

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I try not to worry about the future - so I take each day just one anxiety attack at a time.

By : Tom Wilson

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Incidentally, one of the most worrying problems in the impact of Western modernity on traditional culture is that it quite rapidly communicates its own indifference or anxiety or even hostility about age and ageing.

By : Rowan D. Williams

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In sharp contrast to the idea that this stage of life is enviable, we hear high levels of anxiety about getting old, anxieties about health, mobility, access to facilities, simple routine care and attention.

By : Rowan D. Williams

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Aware that his disappointment has its source in a defective education, he looks with anxiety on his other daughters, whose minds, like lovely buds, are beginning to open. Where shall he find a genial soil in which he may place them to expand?

By : Emma Willard

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It's a whole different kind of anxiety. But the great thing about doing a theatre job is that once the ball starts rolling you just have to go with it, it's inexorable.

By : Emily Watson

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Happiness is not a brilliant climax to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy in the moment.

By : J. Donald Walters

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In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth, God is pleased when we're pleased. He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing our maker's praise without anxiety.

By : Aiden Wilson Tozer

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One in six people suffer depression or a chronic anxiety disorder. These are not the worried well but those in severe mental pain with conditions crippling enough to prevent them living normal lives.

By : Polly Toynbee

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The French want no-one to be their superior. The English want inferiors. The Frenchman constantly raises his eyes above him with anxiety. The Englishman lowers his beneath him with satisfaction.

By : Alexis de Tocqueville

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The courage to be is rooted in the God who appears when God has disappeared in the anxiety of doubt.

By : Paul Tillich

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There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.

By : Henry David Thoreau

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I just can't wait to get out there on stage. There's no anxiety at all. I love being able to take this journey with the audience, because we all have a ball with it - even if we're crying.

By : Loretta Swit

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It is not the least anxiety that we have so little powder and lead on hand.

By : Peter Stuyvesant

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It would be great to be able to pass on to someone all of the successes, the failures, and the knowledge that one has had. To help someone, avoid all the fire, pain and anxiety would be wonderful.

By : Sylvester Stallone

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It has been said that our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, but only empties today of its strength.

By : Charles Spurgeon

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Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.

By : Charles Spurgeon

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When I left home, I was going to ride around a little while and then go to my mom's. As I rode and rode and rode, I felt even more anxiety coming upon me about not wanting to live.

By : Susan Smith

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To be totally honest, if I could be thinner without it causing a lot of pain and anxiety in my life, I would be. But today the reality is my life is more important to me than my weight - and thank God for that.

By : Courtney Thorne Smith

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I remember being onstage once when I didn't have fear: I got so scared I didn't have fear that it brought on an anxiety attack.

By : Carly Simon

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Exploiting people's emotions of fear, envy and anxiety is not hope, it's not change, it's partisanship. We don't need partisanship. We don't need demagoguery, we need solutions.

By : Paul Ryan

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I often thought I was in the wrong business. I was pretty seriously thinking of tossing it in before I shot Shine. I do not know why. I was pretty restless, I had been through a bad period of stress induced anxiety - panic attacks - and I was not sure of what I wanted to do.

By : Geoffrey Rush

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That's the duty of the old, to be anxious on behalf of the young. And the duty of the young is to scorn the anxiety of the old.

By : Philip Pullman

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What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease.

By : Alexander Pope

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Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.

By : Plato

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Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.

By : Anais Nin

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Concentration is a fine antidote to anxiety.

By : Jack Nicklaus

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I am certainly suffering from a modicum of performance anxiety.

By : George Murray

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For as long as I can remember I have suffered from a deep feeling of anxiety which I have tried to express in my art.

By : Edvard Munch

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Without anxiety and illness I should have been like a ship without a rudder.

By : Edvard Munch

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Money is a strange thing. It ranks with love as our greatest source of joy, and with death as our greatest source of anxiety.

By : Joe Moore

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Our Age of Anxiety is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's job with yesterday's tools and yesterday's concepts.

By : Marshall McLuhan

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And to me, it was interesting, some of the people I had interviewed who knew the insides to this program said that they also, to create anxiety and upset in the soldiers, they take Bibles and they trash them.

By : Jane Mayer

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The natural role of twentieth-century man is anxiety.

By : Norman Mailer

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My mother's suicide attempts were a way to release anxiety and get attention. Some of the attempts were drug reactions she didn't even remember later on.

By : Lorna Luft

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We often hear of people breaking down from overwork, but in nine out of ten they are really suffering from worry or anxiety.

By : John Lubbock

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I got a chance to work with Mel Brooks on two of his films: Silent Movie and High Anxiety.

By : Barry Levinson

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At some stages of your life you will deal with things and at others you are overwhelmed with misery and anxiety.

By : Nigella Lawson

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Many people today don't want honest answers insofar as honest means unpleasant or disturbing, They want a soft answer that turneth away anxiety.

By : Louis Kronenberger

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