Thoughtful quotes about anxiety.

Words of Wisdom


"I'm a firm believer in anxiety and the power of negative thinking" (Gertrude Berg, Molly and Me)

"It is astonishing how much more anxious people are interested in lengthening life than improving it." (Charles C. Colton)

"Nobody knows the troubles I've known, and most of them never happened" (Mark Twain)

"It is not work that kills men; it is worry." (Henry Ward Beecher)

"Little minds have little worries, big minds have no time for worries." (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

"Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact." (William James)


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Staff, H. (2008, November 5). Anxiety, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, June 22 from

Last Updated: July 18, 2014

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