39 Quotes About Social Awkwardness


Overcoming social anxiety and dealing with the environments we operate in will help us to better define ourselves. These quotes about social awkwardness highlight some of the challenges we are confronted with.

“A large part of the present anxiety to improve the education of girls and women is also due to the conviction that the political disabilities of women will not be maintained.”

“A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that’s unlocked and opens inwards; as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push.”

“Anxiety and depression are the price you pay for a well-lived life.”

“Anxiety comes into existence only when we become identified with small things. And they all pass.”

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

“Anxiety is good for nothing if we can’t turn it into a defense.”

“Anxiety is not to be managed it is a sin that needs to be repented of.”

“Anxiety is the beginning of conscience, which is the parent of the soul but is not compatible with innocence.”

“Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.”

“Anxiety is the natural result when our hopes are centered in anything short of God and His will.”

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

“Depression is a devastating illness, causing great suffering in the afflicted and anxiety to their nearest and dearest: it can hit at any age.”

“Each moment of worry, anxiety or stress represents lack of faith in miracles, for they never cease.”

“Everyone is like a butterfly, they start out ugly and awkward and then morph into beautiful graceful butterflies that everyone loves.”

“Fear, anxiety and neurosis: that’s just in the suitcase when you’re an actor.”

“For me, most of the anxiety and difficulty of writing takes place in the act of not writing. It’s the procrastination, the thinking about writing that’s difficult.”

“I have social anxiety. It’s easier up on stage because there’s security in being there. When I’m off stage I’m trying not to be a manic freak. I’m quite shy.”

“I think one thing that does cause unhappiness is protracted anxiety and worry.”

“I’m shy, but I’m not clinically shy. I don’t have social anxiety disorder or anything like that. I more have a gentle shyness. Like, I have a little trouble mingling at parties.”

“I’m scared of any fighter I’ve ever fought because they are some dangerous people to be dealing with. That’s also where the anxiety comes from.”

“In the anxiety to get beautiful colour harmony do not exhaust all combinations on one canvas.”

“It was impossible to sleep. Anxiety stopped me from falling asleep; depression woke me up.”

“I’ve spent most of my life and most of my friendships holding my breath and hoping that when people get close enough they won’t leave, and fearing that it’s a matter of time before they figure me out and go.”

“Life is made of fear. Some people eat fear soup three times a day. Some people eat fear soup all the meals there are. I eat it sometimes. ”

“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.”

“Now that I have conquered social anxiety disorder, I find pleasure in fans approaching me.”

“Our minds can be kept free of anxiety as we dump the load of our cares on the Lord in prayer.”

“Release all the anxiety that keeps you from moving ahead. Keep breathing it out and letting it go.”

“Self-consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, which is the greatest art of all.”

“Stress is something that is sort of out of your control. You get stressed out over looking at the finish line. Stress is something that is an outside thing. Stress is an anxiety.”

“The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all.”

“The moment I started treating my social anxiety disorder, I started feeling better.”

“The shy and the extroverted have this in common – that they both fancy they are the center of attention.”

“To suffer some anxiety, some depression, some disappointment, even some failure is normal.”

“Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday.”

“We are always doing something to cover up our basic existential anxiety. Some people live that way until the day they die.”

“When you get over the anxiety, you discover you should have been mad a long time ago.”

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

“You are not weak. People like us, we’re brave. We’re the ones who get up and face our worst fears every day. We keep fighting.”

Embracing the things that make us different is just one way to define ourselves.

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