Encouraging Quotes About Stress and Worry

We know how unhealthy stress and worry are, yet so many of us struggle with it.   While it may take hard work, it is possible to live in peace.  Here are some encouraging and funny quotes to give you hope that a peace filled life is possible!

Remember the stress doesn’t come from what’s going on in your life. It comes from your thoughts about what’s going on in your life.
— Andrew J. Bernstein
Every evening I turn my worries over to God. He’s going to be up all night anyway.
— Mary C. Crowley
You can’t change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future.
— Isak Dinesen
Why worry and have wrinkles, when you can smile and have dimples!
— Unknown
Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but empties today of its strengths.
— Charles Spurgeon
I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.
— Jennifer Yane
Don’t carry around bricks from your past, you’ll just end up building the same house.
— Unknown
There is never a moment when God is not in control. Relax! He’s got you covered.
— Mandy Hale
In the middle of chaos lies opportunity
— Bruce Lee
God put me on this Earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now, I am so far behind I will never die.
— Unknown
Anything big enough to occupy our minds is big enough to hang a prayer on.
— George MacDonald
Anxiety’s like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you very far.
— Jodi Picoult
God never hurries. There are no deadlines against which He must work. Only to know this is to quiet our spirits and relax our nerves.
— A.W. Tozer
Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey!
— Barbara Hoffman
God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road.
— Karen Blixen
Worrying is arrogant because God knows what He’s doing.
— Barbara Cameron
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
— William James
P.S. You’re not going to die. Here’s the white-hot truth: if you go bankrupt, you’ll still be okay. If you lose the gig, the lover, the house, you’ll still be okay. If you sing off-key, get beat by the competition, have your heart shattered, get fired....it’s not going to kill you. Ask anyone who’s been through it.
— Danielle LaPorte