Quotations About Worrying
No human thing is of serious importance.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
The Note Book, 1927
We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth's creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives.
The Medusa and the Snail, 1979
He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears.
[A]ny concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.
Corrie Ten Boom
Clippings from My Notebook
People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.
George Bernard Shaw
"Family Affection," Parents and Children, 1914
Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday.
If things go wrong, don't go with them.
Troubles are a lot like people - they grow bigger if you nurse them.
That the birds of worry and care fly over you head, this you cannot change, but that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent.