This is a compilation of thoughts and quotes that I have found or written recently, as well as many that I've collected throughout the years. Most thoughts are posted randomly, as I feel inspired. A listing of quotes can be found alphabetically (check the 2008 and 2009 archives listing), or by source.

Feel free to suggest additions!

“For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he.” – Proverbs 23:7

Monday, January 5, 2009

Worry Quotes

1. Worry is interest paid on trouble before it come due. - Dean William Ralph Inge

2. Worry is the misuse of imagination. - Unknown

3. Don't Worry. Be Happy. - Bobby McFerin

4. Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow. - Swedish proverb

5. Worry is the anticipation the outcome will be bad. Hope is the anticipation the outcome will be good. Faith is the anticipation that whatever the outcome, it will be for my own good. - Unknown

6. Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. - Horace

7. Worry is like a rocking chair, it keeps us busy but gets us nowhere. - Unknown

8. It isn’t as bad as you sometimes think it is. It all works out. Don’t worry. - Gordon B. Hinckley

9. If you have a problem and it has a solution, then don't worry about it because it will be solved. If the problem doesn't have a solution, then it can't be fixed so why worry about it. - Unknown

10. Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles - it empties today of its strength. - Corrie Ten Boom

11. Often we allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. We lose many irreplaceable hours brooding over grievances that, in a year's time, will be forgotten by us and by everybody. No, let us devote our life to worthwhile actions and feelings, to great thoughts, real affections and enduring undertakings. - Andre Maurois

12. Ask yourself this question: "Will this matter a year from now?"
- Richard Carlson Ph.D., "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff"

13. Don't hurry, don't worry. You're only here for a short visit. So be sure to stop and smell the flowers. - Walter Hagen

14. Anxiety never successfully bridged any chasm. - Ruffini

15. Worry does not empty tomorrow of sorrow - it empties today of strength. - Corrie Ten Boom

16. Sometimes you gotta stop worrying, wondering and doubting. Have faith that things will work out. Maybe not how you planned. But how they were meant to be. - Unknown

17. If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today. - E. Joseph Cossman

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