33 Quotes About Panic Attacks


Being aware of your limits and levels of anxiety will help you better manage everyday life. These quotes about panic attacks will bring you the encouragement you need to seek help.

“A higher rate of urgency does not imply ever-present panic, anxiety, or fear. It means a state in which complacency is virtually absent.”

“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.”

“As every scuba diver knows, panic is your worst enemy: when it hits, your mind starts to thrash and you are likely to do something really stupid and self-destructive.”

“Because of the lack of education on AIDS, discrimination, fear, panic, and lies surrounded me.”

“Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic; it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation.”

“I get really frustrated at how little understood panic disorder really is.”

“I like those crisis moments – if you’re on top of it and don’t get pulled under by panic and fear, it’s a very bonding thing.”

“I never panic when I get a wasp at my ear. As soon as you strike out, they’ll sting you. So just stay cool.”

“I still get thrilled by the energy that is a live performance, the fear and the panic and the electricity that happens on the night. I think jolting myself every once in a while with that fear is a good thing for me.”

“I tend to stay with the panic. I embrace the panic.”

“I used to really panic about finals. I didn’t understand the concept of how you could have one test that encompasses the entire semester.”

“I’ve been dealing with horrible anxiety all my life. The older I’ve been getting the worse it has gotten, over things I shouldn’t be freaking out about. Like it is really bad, my chest starts to hurt and it’s hard to breath and I feel like my vision is fading.”

“If I panic, everyone else panics.”

“If you have a friend or a family member who’s bipolar, or has panic attack disorder, or is depressed, read up on it a little bit so you can get to know where they’re coming from.”

“It’s disrespectful, in my opinion, when people talk about panic attacks as if they’re just a slight hiccup.”

“I’ve discovered that anxiety, panic attacks, and depression can be side effects of lupus, which can present their own challenges.”

“My father taught me, in boxing, that when you – particularly when you get hit in the face for the first time – you’re going to panic. That instead of panicking, just accept it. Stay calm. And any time anybody hits you, they always leave themselves open to be hit.”

“Panic does not help, even if you are unable to answer. Try to ask questions to the interviewers as well and it should be impressive enough.”

“Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination.”

“Panic plays no part in the training of a nurse.”

“People don’t know what the terms mean and they throw them around all the time. It gives the people with a diagnosis less credibility.”

“People often panic when the markets go down and sell off their stocks – but then they aren’t in the game when the markets are doing well.”

“People overuse that phrase and ‘phobia’ so much. Because of this, people don’t understand what I mean when I say when I have a phobia. I can’t just say I have a phobia.”

“People were already beginning to forget, what horrible suffering the war had brought them. I did not want to cause fear and panic, but to let people know how dreadful war is and so to stimulate people’s powers of resistance.”

“So the pie isn’t perfect? Cut it into wedges. Stay in control, and never panic.”

“Someone may offer you a freshly caught whole large fish, like a salmon or striped bass. Don’t panic – take it!”

“The more the panic grows, the more uplifting the image of a man who refuses to bow to the terror.”

“The panic of the Depression loosened my inhibitions against being different. I could be myself.”

“There is no panic you can’t allay, no problem you can’t solve.”

“They don’t know better. I usually just smile and let it slide. Maybe someday they’ll get it, though for their sake, I usually hope not.”

“When a big company lays you off, they often give you a year’s salary to ‘go pursue a dream.’ If you’re stupid, you panic and get another job. If you’re smart, you take the money and use the time to figure out what you want to do next.”

“When all this fame first comes, it’s like being hit by a giant wave. You panic and think if you can just calm down and see where it’s going, you’ll be okay. Then you become more relaxed.”

“Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those who do not write, compose or paint can manage to escape the madness, melancholia, the panic and fear which is inherent in a human situation.”

Breaking the loop with anxiety will make it easier for you to manage daily life.

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