Don’t Worry II

How’s it going beloved, today is the last Sunday of January, I really hope your’e having a great month. I’m here to drop the lovely quotes on worry like I promised last Sunday when I shared the first part of this post, Don’t Worry!. I just really love to share.

  1. “Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.”
    – Leo F. Buscaglia
  2. “Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.”
    – Swedish Proverb
  3. ”People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.”
    – George Bernard Shaw
  4. “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
  5. “If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.”
    – E. Joseph Cossman
  6. “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
  7. “Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.”
    – Arthur Somers Roche
  8. “If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you’ll die a lot of times.”
    – Dean Smith
  9. “That the birds of worry and care fly over your head, this you cannot change, but that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent.”
    – Chinese Proverb
  10. “Worry is like a rocking chair: it gives you something to do but never gets you anywhere”
    – Erma Bombeck
  11. “The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.”
    – Robert Frost
  12. “Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.”
    – Henry Ward Beecher
  13. “We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.”
    – John Newton
  14. “No amount of regretting can change the past, and no amount of worrying can change the future.”
    ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
  15. “If a problem is fixable, if a situation is such that you can do something about it, then there is no need to worry. If it’s not fixable, then there is no help in worrying. There is no benefit in worrying whatsoever.”
    ― The Dalai Lama
  16. “Worrying is carrying tomorrow’s load with today’s strength- carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn’t empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.”
    ― Corrie Ten Boom
  17. “The more you pray, the less you’ll panic. The more you worship, the less you worry. You’ll feel more patient and less pressured.”
    ― Rick Warren, The Purpose of Christmas
  18. “How would your life be different if…You stopped worrying about things you can’t control and started focusing on the things you can? Let today be the day…You free yourself from fruitless worry, seize the day and take effective action on things you can change.”
    ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
  19. “Worry is a misuse of the imagination.”
    ― Dan Zadra
  20. “If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system”.   –William James
  21. “The only thing you will ever accomplish by worrying is to elevate your stress levels”.   —Catherine Pulsifer
  22. “Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry. Worry never fixes anything”   —Mary Hemingway
  23. “There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever”.                               —Mahatma Gandhi

Join me as I train myself to avoid worry, life has no duplicate and should be lived to the full, worry is a thief of that fullness and should be dealt with. What’s your favorite quote on worry from this post? please share with me in the comment section. For me it’s the Chinese proverb in number 9 and Mahatma Gandhi’s in number 23. Cheers to a worry free 2020, see you soon.

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