Anxiety Quotes

Men are disturbed not by events, but by the views which they take of them.

Epictetus
~2,000 years ago

I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him.

Eleanor Roosevelt
1884-1962

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it…that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear. Fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.

Dale Carnegie
1888-1955

Always do what you are afraid to do. Do the thing we fear, and the death of fear is certain.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803-1882

Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.

Unknown

The way you overcome fear and shyness is to become wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.

Lady Bird Johnson
1912-2007

One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.

Henry Ford
1863-1947

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

Napoleon Hill
1883-1970

Those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind.

Bernard M. Baruch
1870-1965