Stress Quotes
 Quotes About Stress | Inspirational Sayings

Stress quotes, quotes about stress and inspirational sayings to help you have a good day. Favourite quotes from Ghandi, Wayne Dyer and others to inspire you.


Browse through our collection of stress quotes, find those that 'talk' to you, make a copy and stick it where you can see it often. Remember that you can be in charge of how stress makes you feel.

Stress Quotes

"The components of anxiety, stress, fear, and anger do not exist independently of you in the world. They simply do not exist in the physical world, even though we talk about them as if they do." 
~ Wayne Dyer ~


"When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened."
~ Winston Churchill ~


"The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another."
~ William James ~


"When we commit to action, to actually doing something rather than feeling trapped by events, the stress in our life becomes manageable." 
~ Greg Anderson ~


"How we perceive a situation and how we react to it is the basis of our stress. If you focus on the negative in any situation, you can expect high stress levels. However, if you try and see the good in the situation, your stress levels will greatly diminish."
~ Catherine Pulsifer ~

"I’ve tried yoga, but I find stress less boring."
~ Author Unknown ~

stress quotes

"Pain is a relatively objective, physical phenomenon; suffering is our psychological resistance to what happens. Events may create physical pain, but they do not in themselves create suffering. Resistance creates suffering. Stress happens when your mind resists what is...
The only problem in your life is your mind's resistance to life as it unfolds."
~ Amethyst Angel & Dan Millman ~


Everyday brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace."
~ Joan Borysenko ~


"That the birds of worry and care fly above your head, this you cannot change. But that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent."
~ Chinese Proverb ~


"The mark of a successful man is one that has spent an entire day on the bank of a river without feeling guilty about it."
~ Author Unknown ~


"There is more to life than increasing its speed."
~ Mohandas K. Gandhi ~


"Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older."
~ Hans Selye ~


"When you find yourself stressed, ask yourself one question: Will this matter in 5 years from now? If yes, then do something about the situation. If no, then let it go."
~ Catherine Pulsifer ~


"Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are." 
~ Chinese Proverb ~


"Stress is like spice - in the right proportion it enhances the flavor of a dish.
Too little produces a bland, dull meal; too much may choke you."
~ Donald Tubesing ~


"Stress: The confusion created when one's mind overrides the body's basic desire to choke the living daylights out of some jerk who desperately deserves it."
~ Author Unknown ~


"Worry and stress affects the circulation, the heart, the glands, the whole nervous system, and profoundly affects heart action."
~ Charles W. Mayo, M.D ~


"Humor, a great stress reliever! Laugh, be happy and have less stress!"
~ Catherine Pulsifer ~ 


Reality is the leading cause of stress for those in touch with it."
~ Jane Wagner ~ 


"While situations, encounters or events may seem intrinsically "stressful," it is truly how an individual perceives and reacts to an event that determines whether or not the stress response is activated."
~ Institute of HeartMath ~


"In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive."
~ Jennifer Yane ~


"Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness."
~ Richard Carlson~


"If you can change your mind, you can change your life." 
~ William James ~


"Seek not to change the world, but choose to change your mind about the world." 
~ A Course in Miracles ~


Funny stress quotes

"Stress is when you wake up screaming and you realize you haven't fallen asleep yet." 
~ Author Unknown ~


I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once."
~ Author Unknown ~


"There cannot be a stressful crisis next week. My schedule is already full."
~ Henry Kissinger ~


"A pleasure a day keeps stress away." 
~ Ethel Roskies ~


"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."
~ George F. Burns ~


From our favourite Stress Quotes...



"The point of balance is the heart. It's the foundation on which to build. Activating heart frequencies by loving and caring will balance your system, bringing in peace in the moment. It's the best antidote for restoring balance and alleviating stress."

~ Doc Childre and Sara Paddison ~




And stress quotes would not be complete without the guru of peace and harmony...

"Don’ worry about a thing
‘Cause everything little thing gonna be alright...
I said...
Baby, don’ worry ‘bout a thing
‘Cause every little thing gonna be alright."

~ Bob Marley ~



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