We have created a list of 24 stress relief quotes that we believe can help you, in case you are suffering from
stress and anxiety. These words of wisdom were said by individuals who achieved a lot during their lifetime.
Hopefully, these quotes can relieve your stress, calm you down and inspire you to rethink your ways of dealing with your life challenges and push you towards a healthier mental lifestyle.
1. Sadhguru Photo Source: Isha.org
No work is stressful. It is your inability to manage your body, mind, and emotions that make it stressful.
2. Michel de Montaigne Photo Source: lithub.com
He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears.
3. Lou Holtz Photo Source: Anne McQuary, AP
It’s not the load that breaks you down it’s the way you carry it
4. Winston Churchill Photo Source: Historyonthenet.com
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
5. Mary Chesnut Photo Source: Historynet.com
Grief and constant anxiety kill nearly as many women as men die on the battlefield
6. William James Photo Source: balancedachievement.com
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another
7. Gretchen Bleiler Photo Source: asklistenlearn.org
Building up expectations, creating unrealistic time frames, feeling like our end goal is the end all, be all can all lead to frustration or anxiety. We end up feeling as though we have to power through what we want rather than enjoy the process and just let the result come as it may
8. Ovid Photo Source: sputniknews.com
Take rest; a field that has rested gives a
bouniful crop 9. Osho Photo Source: naropa.eu
Don’t try to force anything. Let life be a deep let-go. God opens millions of flowers every day without forcing their buds
10. Buddha Photo Source: ursachewirkung.at
When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky
11. Bertrand Russell Photo Source: cbslocal.com
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important
12. Tony Robbins Photo Source: Mike Pont/WireImage
Ten years from now you’ll laugh at whatever’s stressing you out today. So why not laugh now?
13. Confucius Photo Source: The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop
14. Lao Tzu Photo Source: ancient-origins.net
He who rushes ahead doesn’t go far
15. Kahlil Gibran Photo Source: libreriamo.it
Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it
16. Paulo Coelho Photo Source: mam-e.it
Stress, anxiety, and depression are caused when we are living to please others
17. Marie Curie Photo Source: brylla-reisen.de
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood
18. Rosa Parks Photo Source: biography.com
I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.
19. Jiddu Krishnamurti Photo Source: Getty Images / Sydney Morning Herald
What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it
20. Charlie Chaplin Photo Source: biography.com
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world — not even our troubles 21. Hans Selye Photo Source: Semanticscholar.org
Only the dead have no stress
22. Alan Watts Photo Source: counter-currents.com
Punch fear in the face and get to living.
23. Mahatma Gandhi Photo Source: theprint.in
There is more to life than increasing its speed
24. Carl Jung Photo Source: The Human Givens Institute
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks
outside, dreams; Who looks inside, awakens.