Worry Quotes (163) Spiritual Sayings

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Summary: Definition of Worry. Worry is thoughts, images and emotions of a negative nature in which mental attempts are made to avoid anticipated potential threats. As an emotion it is experienced as anxiety or concern about a real or imagined issue, usually personal issues such as health or finances or broader ones such as environmental pollution and social or technological change.
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“If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it's not fixable, then there is no help in worrying. There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever.”
~ Dalai Lama XIV


“According to Vedanta, there are only two symptoms of enlightenment, just two indications that a transformation is taking place within you toward a higher consciousness. The first symptom is that you stop worrying. Things don't bother you anymore. You become light-hearted and full of joy. The second symptom is that you encounter more and more meaningful coincidences in your life, more and more synchronicities. And this accelerates to the point where you actually experience the miraculous. (quoted by Carol Lynn Pearson in Consider the Butterfly)”
~ Deepak Chopra, Synchrodestiny: Harnessing the Infinite Power of Coincidence to Create Miracles


"It makes no sense to worry about things you have no control over because there's nothing you can do about them, and why worry about things you do control? The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized."
~ Wayne Dyer


"A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life."
~ Suze Orman


"If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying."
~ Dale Carnegie


“If you have fear of some pain or suffering, you should examine whether there is anything you can do about it. If you can, there is no need to worry about it; if you cannot do anything, then there is also no need to worry.”
~  Dalai Lama XIV


“If there is no solution to the problem then don't waste time worrying about it. If there is a solution to the problem then don't waste time worrying about it.”
~  Dalai Lama XIV


“What will be left of all the fearing and wanting associated with your problematic life situation that every day takes up most of your attention? A dash, one or two inches long, between the date of birth and date of death on your gravestone.”
~  Eckhart Tolle


"It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are."
~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


Overcoming fear and worry can be accomplished by living a day at a time or even a moment at a time. Your worries will be cut down to nothing."
~ Robert Anthony        


"You don’t get ulcers from what you eat, you get them from what’s eating you."    
~ Vicki Baum   


"The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly."    
~ Buddha         


"The only people who become wealthy by being concerned with the future are insurance companies."
~ Leo Buscaglia


"Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy."      
~ Leo Buscaglia


"According to Vedanta, there are only two symptoms of enlightenment, just two indications that a transformation is taking place within you toward a higher consciousness. The first symptom is that you stop worrying. Things don’t bother you anymore. You become light hearted and full of joy. The second symptom is that you encounter more and more meaningful coincidences in your life, more and more synchronicities. And this accelerates to the point where you actually experience the miraculous."       
~ Deepak Chopra         


"Every evening I turn my worries over to God. He's going to be up all night anyway."        
~ Mary C. Crowley      


"Worry is an addiction that interferes with compassion."       
~ Deng Ming Dao        


"Worry is spiritual short sight. Its cure is intelligent faith."
~ Paul Brunton


"The secret of not having worries, for me at least, is to have ideas."  
~ Eugene Delacroix      


"To me faith means not worrying."      
~ John Dewey  


"If worry were an effective weight-loss program, women would be invisible."         
~ Nancy Drew  


"I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn’t need any advice form me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about?"
~ Henry Ford   


"The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work." 
~ Robert Frost  

"Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you."   
~ Robert Fulghum        


"Most of my major disappointments have turned out to be blessings in disguise. So whenever anything bad does happen to me, I kind of sit back and feel, well, if I give this enough time, it’ll turn out that this was good, so I shan’t worry about it too much."      
~ William Gaines          


"There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever."  
~ Mahatma Gandhi      


"All worry is your imagination. Why not use your imagination to explore happier options?" 
~ Marta Davidovich Ockuly    


"For every negative imagining (worry thought), practice positive pretending (imagining the most wonderful outcome)."          
~ Marta Davidovich Ockuly    


"Sincere forgiveness isn’t colored with expectation that the other person apologize or change. Don’t worry whether or not they finally understand you. Love them and release them."        
~ Sara Paddison


"Imaginary obstacles are insurmountable. Real ones are not." 
~ Barbara Sher 


"We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth's creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives, fearing the future, discontent with the present, unable to take in the idea of dying, unable to sit still." 
~ Lewis Thomas


"Worrying is wasted time. Use the same energy for doing something about whatever worries you."
~ Oprah Winfrey          


"Worry is misuse of imagination."       
~ Dan Zadra     


"Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due."
~ William Ralph Inge


Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.
~ Corrie Ten Boom


A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.
~ John Lubbock


Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
~ Robert Fulghum


Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, Faith looks up
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.
~ Abraham Lincoln


If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?
~ Confucius


Life is too short to worry about anything. You had better enjoy it because the next day promises nothing.
~ Eric Davis


Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself..
~ Mitch Albom


Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
~ Albert Einstein


If I had my life to live over, I would perhaps have more actual troubles but I'd have fewer imaginary ones.
~ Don Herold


Worrying is like paying on a debt that may never come due.
~ Will Rogers


Never bear more than one trouble at a time. Some people bear three kinds - all they have had, all they have now, and all they expect to have.
~ Edward Everett Hale


Present fears are less than horrible imaginings.
~ William Shakespeare


Worry affects the circulation, the heart, the glands, the whole nervous system. I have never known a man who died from over work, but many who died from doubt.
~ Charles Horace Mayo


Early in my business career I learned the folly of worrying about anything. I have always worked as hard as I could, but when a thing went wrong and could not be righted, I dismissed it from my mind.
~ Julius Rosenwald


Do not worry about whether or not the sun will rise. Be prepared to enjoy it.
~ Pearl Bailey


Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.
~ Ovid


It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Worry is rust upon the blade.
~ Henry Ward Beecher


Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.
~ William Ralph Inge


Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago? How did they work out? Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy on account of most of them? Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
~ Dale Carnegie


A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.
~ Suze Orman


It's so important to always be yourself. If you do that, you will be successful as you, instead of worrying about trying to conform.
~ Leighton Meester


Sometimes I wish I could drive a car, but I'm gonna drive a car one day, so I don't worry about that.
~ Stevie Wonder


According to Vedanta, there are only two symptoms of enlightenment, just two indications that a transformation is taking place within you toward a higher consciousness. The first symptom is that you stop worrying. Things don't bother you anymore. You become light hearted and full of joy. The second symptom is that you encounter more and more meaningful coincidences in your life, more and more synchronicities. And this accelerates to the point where you actually experience the miraculous.
~ Deepak Chopra


You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt


Pray, and let God worry.
~ Martin Luther


The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
~ Robert Frost


Nothing is so wretched or foolish as to anticipate misfortunes. What madness it is to be expecting evil before it comes.
~ Seneca the Younger


No one can pray and worry at the same time.
~ Max Lucado


Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.
~ Dale Carnegie


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 cold.
~ John Jay Chapman


We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays.
~ Aulus Persius Flaccus


There is a great difference between worry and concern. A worried person sees a problem, and a concerned person solves a problem.
~ Harold Stephens


It ain't no use putting up your umbrella till it rains.
~ Alice Hegan Rice


What's the use of worrying? It never was worthwhile.
~ George Henry Powell


Worry - a God, invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and lightness from the pulse; it takes away the appetite, and turns the hair gray.
~ Benjamin Disraeli


What worries you, masters you.
~ John Locke


There is nothing that wastes the body like worry...
~ Mahatma Gandhi


Little minds have little worries, big minds have no time for worries.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Put your trust in the Lord and go ahead. Worry gets you no place.
~ Roy Acuff


Do not worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older it will avoid you.
~ Joey Adams


Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination.
~ Christian Nestell Bovee


If you're doing your best, you won't have any time to worry about failure.
~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


To me faith means not worrying.
~ John Dewey


Oh the nerves, the nerves; the mysteries of this machine called man! Oh the little that unhinges it, poor creatures that we are!
~ Charles Dickens


Don't worry about your heart, it will last you as long as you live.
~ W. C. Fields


It's a funny thing that when a man hasn't anything on earth to worry about, he goes off and gets married.
~ Robert Frost


Don't worry about the war. It's all over but the shooting.
~ Samuel Goldwyn


Worry compounds the futility of being trapped on a dead-end street. Thinking opens new avenues.
~ Cullen Hightower


The man who is always worrying about whether or not his soul would be damned generally has a soul that isn't worth a damn.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes


Some men storm imaginary Alps all their lives, and die in the foothills cursing difficulties which do not exist.
~ E. W. Howe


I think my mother... made it clear that you have to live life by your own terms and you have to not worry about what other people think and you have to have the courage to do the unexpected.
~ Caroline Kennedy


We often hear of people breaking down from overwork, but in nine out of ten they are really suffering from worry or anxiety.
~ John Lubbock


The trouble with censors is that they worry if a girl has cleavage. They ought to worry if she hasn't any.
~ Marilyn Monroe


Quit worrying about your health. It will go away.
~ Robert Orben


The more technique you have, the less you have to worry about it. The more technique there is, the less there is.
~ Pablo Picasso


Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.
~ Lily Tomlin


This is a very important practice. Live your daily life in a way that you never lose yourself.
When you are carried away with your worries, fears, cravings, anger, and desire, you run away from yourself and you lose yourself.
The practice is always to go back to oneself.
~ Nhat Hanh


While we are focusing on fear, worry or hate, it is not possible for us to be experiencing happiness, enthusiasm or love.
~ Robert Foster Bennett


It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hard put more upon a man than he can bear. Worry is rust upon the blade. It is not the revolution that destroys the machinery, but the friction.
~ Henry Ward Beecher


Worry is spiritual short sight... Its cure is intelligent faith...
~ Paul Brunton


Loneliness, insomnia, and change: the fear of these is even worse than the reality.
~ Mignon McLaughlin


Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is with thoughts of what may be.
~ John Dryden


A warrior never worries about his fear.
~ Carlos Castaneda


Once a man worries, he clings to anything out of desperation; and once he clings he is bound to get exhausted or to exhaust whomever or whatever he is clinging to. A warrior-hunter, on the other hand, knows he will lure game into his traps over and over again, so he doesn't worry.
~ Carlos Castaneda


Money is a lubricant. It lets you "slide" through life instead of having to "scrape" by. Money brings freedom-freedom to buy what you want , and freedom to do what you want with your time. Money allows you to enjoy the finer things in life as well as giving you the opportunity to help others have the necessities in life. Most of all, having money allows you not to have to spend your energy worrying about not having money.
~ T. Harv Eker


I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief.... For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.
~ Wendell Berry


Every morning I spend fifteen minutes filling my mind full of God, and so there's no room left for worry thoughts.
~ Howard Chandler Christy


Nerves and butterflies are fine - they're a physical sign that you're mentally ready and eager. You have to get the butterflies to fly in formation, that's the trick.
~ Steve Bull


That man is best Who does his best And leaves the rest, Then-do not worry.
~ Charles Deems


Love looks forward, hate looks back, anxiety has eyes all over its head.
~ Mignon McLaughlin


The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else.
~ Arnold Bennett


We experience moments absolutely free from worry. These brief respites are called panic.
~ Cullen Hightower


If things happen all the time you are never nervous. It is when they are not happening that you are nervous.
~ Gertrude Stein


Worry, doubt, fear and despair are the enemies which slowly bring us down to the ground and turn us to dust before we die.
~ Douglas MacArthur


When you suffer an attack of nerves you're being attacked by the nervous system. What chance has a man got against a system?.
~ Russell Hoban


I refuse to be burdened by vague worries. If something wants to worry me, it will have to make itself clear.
~ Robert Breault


A man ninety years old was asked to what he attributed his longevity. I reckon, he said, with a twinkle in his eye, it because most nights I went to bed and slept when I should have sat up and worried.
~ Dorothea Kent


Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength- carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn't empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.
~ Corrie Ten Boom


Companies pay too much attention to the cost of doing something. They should worry more about the cost of not doing it.
~ Philip Kotler


With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end.
~ Henry Ford


There are people who are always anticipating trouble, and in this way they manage to enjoy many sorrows that never really happen to them.
~ Josh Billings


As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
~ Henry Ford


The activity of worrying keeps you immobilized.
~ Wayne Dyer


A hundredload of worry will not pay an ounce of debt.
~ George Herbert


Don't ever worry about things that don't worry about you.
~ Wiz Khalifa


The most important thing is God's blessing and if you believe in God and you believe in yourself, you have nothing to worry about.
~ Mohamed Al-Fayed


Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.
~ Henry Ward Beecher


Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.
~ James Russell Lowell


It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow, that weigh a man down.
~ George MacDonald


My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.
~ Michel de Montaigne


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


I highly recommend worrying. It is much more effective than dieting.
~ William Powell


Grief has limits, whereas apprehension has none. For we grieve only for what we know has happened, but we fear all that possibly may happen.
~ Pliny the Elder


I finally know what distinguishes man from the other beasts: financial worries.
~ Jules Renard


We have to fight them daily, lake fleas, those many small worries about the morrow, for they sap our energies.
~ Etty Hillesum


Let no feeling of discouragement prey upon you, and in the end you are sure to succeed.
~ Abraham Lincoln


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


Enjoy the journey, enjoy every moment, and quit worrying about Winning and losing.
~ Matt Biondi


Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face.
~ Nelson DeMille


Worry is an addiction that interferes with compassion.
~ Ming-Dao Deng


Our instinctive emotions are those that we have inherited from a much more dangerous world, and contain, therefore, a larger portion of fear than they should.
~ Bertrand Russell


Do not worry about holding high position; worry rather about playing your proper role.
~ Confucius


The worst thing you can possibly do is worrying and thinking about what you could have done.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg


Stop worrying - nobody gets out of this world alive.
~ Clive James


Heavy thoughts bring on physical maladies; when the soul is oppressed so is the body.
~ Martin Luther


Imaginary obstacles are insurmountable. Real ones aren't.
~ Barbara Sher


Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere.
~ Glenn Turner


Every second you spend thinking about what you don't want in your life is a second denying focus and energy from getting what you do want. Every minute you worry about what's not working is a minute drawn away from creating what will work. And every hour spent reflecting on the disappointments of the past is an hour stolen from seeing the possibilities that your future holds.
~ Robin Sharma


Don’t be sad by what you see
It’s true life has it’s miseries
But one thing’s always worked for me
Worry ends when faith begins.
~ Sami Yusuf


I have no regrets. I wouldn't have lived my life the way I did if I was going to worry about what people were going to say.
~ Ingrid Bergman


Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.
~ Winston Churchill


How much pain they have cost us, the evils which have never happened.
~ Thomas Jefferson


Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.
~ Pythagoras


Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.
~ Mark Twain


There are two days in the week about which and upon which I never worry... Yesterday and Tomorrow.
~ Robert Jones Burdette


Worry is a useless mulling over of things we cannot change.
~ Peace Pilgrim


Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry and fear and you will produce weeds that choke the life from your dream.
~ Laozi


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