39 Quotes About Overthinking


Overthinking a certain situation can make it more difficult for you to make a decision on it. These quotes about overthinking will inspire you to just look at each situation independently before making a decision or judgment on it.

“A quiet mind is able to hear intuition over fear.”

“Be where you are, stop over-thinking, and focus on what you are doing.”

“Before you talk, listen. Before you react, think. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try.”

“But he wasn’t really thinking properly. It was as if the thoughts were chasing each other round and round his head without managing to catch up with each other.”

“Dear mind, please stop thinking so much at night. I need sleep.”

“Don’t get too deep, it leads to over thinking, and over thinking leads to problems that doesn’t even exist in the first place.”

“Every puff was like sucking in the abyss, yet he inhaled until his lungs filled with toxic smoke that clouded his thoughts of her.”

“I have noticed that most people don’t use more than a pea size equivalent of their brain. They can’t process more than one idea each time.”

“I imagined, too. And so imagination became my nemesis; my mind created monsters out of nothing.”

“I think of that, too: her mind. Her brain, all those coils, and her thoughts shuttling through those coils like fast, frantic centipedes.”

“I understand that your brain is large and perpetually at war with itself.”

“I’m tired of being inside my head. I want to live out here, with you.”

“I’m too open minded that I don’t know what to mind anymore.”

“Less thinking, more living.”

“Over thinking ruins moods and kills good vibes.”

“Overthinking – the art of creating problems that weren’t even there.”

“Overthinking is parasitic. It’s viral. It’s deadly, even. Letting yourself fall victim to overthinking doesn’t just kill your happiness, it destroys who you are. The mind is a beautiful and complex thing, and the only person who can hurt it is yourself.”

“Overthinking is the biggest cause of unhappiness.”

“Overthinking, also, best known as creating problems that are never there.”

“She took time to think on things; but time had already moved on without her.”

“So many thoughts, my kvothe. you know too much to be happy.”

“Stop over-thinking, put more energy on what you really want to do.”

“Stop overthinking. You can’t control everything, just let it be.”

“Stop worrying about what can go wrong, and get excited about what can go right.”

“That’s what comes of overthinking things. On a more pragmatic level, we do things simply because we do them. I wrote this book because I couldn’t not write it.”

“The head thinks. The heart knows.”

“The more you overthink the less you will understand.”

“The sharpest minds often ruin their lives by overthinking the next step, while the dull win the race with eyes closed.”

“There is nothing in this world that can trouble you as much as your own thoughts.”

“Thinking too much just brings it back to me, me, me—but thanking takes my eyes off myself and my mistakes and puts them on others, on things bigger than myself.”

“Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.”

“To get it all done I have to dim my brain, turn it down by notches like the flat-turn knob on a gas lantern, leaving only a nub of flame.”

“To let the brain work without sufficient material is like racing an engine. It racks itself to pieces. The sea air, sunshine, and patience, Watson—all else will come.”

“True saddness is when someone still thinks your the same person after all these years. They brand you because of their own ego, fear and lack of spirituality.”

“We are dying from over thinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. It’s a death trap.”

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”

“When there are no expectations affecting a choice, it should be taken immediately. Overthinking such a choice will only lead to headaches and missed opportunities.”

“Worrying is like sitting in a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but it doesn’t get you anywhere.”

“Your perspective on life comes from the cage you were held captive in.”

There are many ways you can cease to overthink everything that comes your way.