“If A is a success in life, then A equals X plus Y plus Z. Work is X; Y is play; and Z is keeping your mouth shut.”
– Albert Einstein
Die with memories, not dreams.
There are thousands and thousands of people out there living lives of quiet, screaming desperation who work long, hard hours, at jobs they hate, to enable them to buy things they don’t need to impress people they don’t like
– Nigel Marsh
Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.
– Leo F. Buscaglia
Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
– Swedish Proverb
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
– E. Joseph Cossman
People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.
– George Bernard Shaw
Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.
– Dale Carnegie
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
– Elbert Hubbard
If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn’t ask me, I’d still have to say it.
– George F. Burns
When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.
– Winston Churchill
Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
– Arthur Somers Roche
If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you’ll die a lot of times.
– Dean Smith
When one has too great a dread of what is impending, one feels some relief when the trouble has come.
– Joseph Joubert
That the birds of worry and care fly over your head, this you cannot change, but that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent.
– Chinese Proverb
Worry is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere.
– Erma Bombeck
There is a great difference between worry and concern. A worried person sees a problem, and a concerned person solves a problem.
– Harold Stephen
People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching a cold.
– John Jay Chapman
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
– Robert Frost
We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.
– John Newton
The things that get scheduled are the things that get done
– Robin Sharma
Your day is your life in miniature
– Robin Sharma
Food is the most abused anxiety drug. Exercise is the most underutilized antidepressant.
Worrying works! 90% of the things I worry about never happen.
Life would be perfect if Anger had a Mute button, Mistake had a Back button, Hard time had a Fast Forward button and Good time had a Pause button.
Any man who goes to a psychiatrist ought to have his head examined.
– Samuel Goldwyn
People don’t change when they see the light, they change when they feel the heat.
The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing in the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.