49 Quotes About Worrying About Yourself

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Staying calm in times of stress will help you from negatively contributing to any problems. These quotes about worrying about yourself serve as just one example to the damage that can happen.

“A dame that knows the ropes isn’t likely to get tied up.”

“A day of worry is more exhausting than a day of work.”

“A great man is always willing to be little.”

“Accept who you are; and revel in it.”

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.”

“Believe in your infinite potential. Your only limitations are those you set upon yourself.”

“Confidence is ignorance. If you’re feeling cocky, it’s because there’s something you don’t know.”

“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.”

“Don’t let the expectations and opinions of other people affect your decisions. It’s your life, not theirs. Do what matters most to you; do what makes you feel alive and happy.”

“Drag your thoughts away from your troubles… by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.”

“Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change.”

“Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow.”

“How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.”

“I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself.”

“I learned this, at least, by my experiment; that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”

“If ever there is tomorrow when we’re not together… there is something you must always remember. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

“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.”

“If you can’t sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It’s the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.”

“If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.”

“It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow, that weigh a man down.”

“Life has no remote….get up and change it yourself!”

“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it.”

“My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.”

“Never dull your shine for somebody else.”

“No matter how old you are now. You are never too young or too old for success or going after what you want.”

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”

“Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.”

“People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.”

“Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.”

“Rule number one is, don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule number two is, it’s all small stuff.”

“So many people are shut up tight inside themselves like boxes, yet they would open up, unfolding quite wonderfully, if only you were interested in them.”

“Some men storm imaginary Alps all their lives, and die in the foothills cursing difficulties which do not exist.”

“Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.”

“The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.”

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”

“To share your weakness is to make yourself vulnerable; to make yourself vulnerable is to show your strength.”

“We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.”

“We have to fight them daily, like fleas, those many small worries about the morrow, for they sap our energies.”

“When I was a child my mother said to me, ‘If you become a soldier, you’ll be a general. If you become a monk, you’ll be the pope.’ Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.”

“When one has too great a dread of what is impending, one feels some relief when the trouble has come.”

“Worry is a misuse of the imagination.”

“Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.”

“Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.”

“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.”

“You can’t wring your hands and roll up your sleeves at the same time.”

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.”

“You have no responsibility to live up to what other people think you ought to accomplish. I have no responsibility to be like they expect me to be. It’s their mistake, not my failing.”

“You probably wouldn’t worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do.”

When it comes down to the basics of life, choose yourself first.