51 Best Overthinking Quotes for everyone

The below overthinking quotes will tell you that overthinking occurs when you provoke negative feelings and thoughts and walk away from positivity. To avoid this, you have to live in the present and pay attention to what you are doing. Because over-thinking creates many problems, the solution to which becomes difficult to find.

Overthinking Quotes help you to remove unnecessary thoughts from your mind. You can also read our other motivational posts on thanksgiving affirmations, word quotes, living life quotes, and fearless motivation quotes.

Here is the list of overthinking quotes.

1. “Be where you are, stop over-thinking, and focus on what you are doing.” ― Roy T. Bennett

2. “Don’t get too deep, it leads to overthinking, and overthinking leads to problems that don’t even exist in the first place.” ― Jayson Engay

3. “Don’t overthink yourself out of something good!” ― Akosua Dardaine Edwards

4. “Good, don’t think. Thinking is highly overrated.” ― M.J. Auch

5. “He was a deep thinker from an early age; it was a problem that would plague him throughout his life – he could be overly sensitive and prone to thinking about things too much.” ― Rob Jovanovic

6. “I was thinking lots of things, but most of them needed to stay thoughts, not words.” ― Maggie Stiefvater

7. “If my mind is busy thinking about things like how someone hurt or upset me and how I can protect myself or get back at them, I’m too busy in my head to enjoy the present moment.” ― Ankush Jain

8. “If you are having a hard time sorting through your emotions, perhaps you are spending too much time thinking about yourself and not enough time thinking about… well, everyone else.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich

9. “If you want to conquer overthinking, bring your mind to the present moment and reconnect it with the immediate world.” ― Amit Ray

10. “If you want to teach people a new way of thinking, don’t bother trying to teach them. Instead, give them a tool, the use of which will lead to new ways of thinking.” ― Richard Buckminster Fuller

11. “If you’re stressing over happiness, you’re doing it wrong!” ― Shannon L. Alder

12. “Nothing happens by overthinking; then why stress? Is it too hard to sit down and relax?” ― Sukant Ratnakar

13. “Overthinking arises when you are disconnected – disconnected from the body, mind, soul, society and the nature.” ― Amit Ray

14. “Overthinking arises when you unconsciously provoke negative emotions and thoughts and avoid positive emotions and thoughts.” ― Amit Ray

15. “Overthinking can lead to worrying which leads to anxiety. Anxiety can at times be crippling, leaving people frozen and unable to act. Overthinking can also lead to depression. Either of these can leave you unable to focus, feeling hopeless, and irritable.” ― Brien Blatt

16. “Overthinking evaporates when you feel connected with your body, mind, breath and the soul.” ― Amit Ray

17. “Overthinking is not a disease; it is due to the underuse of your creative power.” ― Amit Ray

18. “Overthinking ruins moods and kills good vibes.” ― Supa Nova Slom

19. “Overthinking uses energy and leads to activity with no action. That is one particular problem many will face. Questology is the answer to cure this cancer.” ― Thomas Vato

20. “Overthinking will not empower you over things that are beyond your control. So, let it be if it is meant to be and cherish the moment.” ― Mahsati A

21. “Overthinking, also, best known as creating problems that are never there.” ― David Sikhosana

22. “People don’t think when they’re enjoying themselves. Thinking is a sign of disturbance.” ― Marty Rubin

23. “People who overthink are constantly annoyed by people who think just the same.” ― Sarvesh Jain

24. “People who overthink know that they overthink, it’s not something they can control.” ― Sarvesh Jain

25. “Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.” ― Steve Jobs

26. “Stop allowing your outdated ideas to hinder your progress. Become open to new information that can refine, improve, and enhance your way of thinking. This will empower your way of living.” ― Steve Maraboli

27. “Stop overthinking, put more energy on what you really want to do.” ― Amit Ray

28. “Stop thinking, and end your problems.” ― Lao Tzu

29. “The best way to stop overthinking is conscious micro action meditation.” ― Amit Ray

30. “The less you think and the more you do, the better things tend to become.” ― Silvia Hartmann

31. “The master of thinking is like a master of the sword! He can easily win any fight with high art and a great elegance!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

32. “The mind does most of its best thinking when we aren’t there. The answers are there in the morning.” ― Alain de Botton

33. “The more you overthink the less you will understand.” ― Habeeb Akande

34. “The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation, but your thoughts about it. Be aware of the thoughts you are thinking.” ― Eckhart Tolle

35. “The sharpest minds often ruin their lives by overthinking the next step, while the dull win the race with eyes closed.” ― Bethany Brookbank

36. “Thinking is a great joy for a good writer and a great torture for the bad one!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

37. “Thinking is a sign of disturbance. When your bladder doesn’t hurt you don’t think about it.” ― Marty Rubin

38. “Thinking is the hardest work anyone can do, which is probably the reason why we have so few thinkers.” ― Thomas S. Monson

39. “Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.” ― Henry Ford

40. “Thinking is the toughest kind of work which is why so many people avoid it.” ― Orrin Woodward

41. “Thinking too little about things or thinking too much both make us obstinate and fanatical.” ― Blaise Pascal

42. “To think too much is a disease.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky

43. “We are dying from overthinking. We are slowly killing ourselves by thinking about everything. Think. Think. Think. You can never trust the human mind anyway. It’s a death trap.” ― Anthony Hopkins

44. “When you lose your ego, you win. It really is that simple.” ― Shannon L. Alder

45. “When you overthink you originate obstacles that never existed.” ― Amit Kalantri

46. “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t–you’re right.” ― Henry Ford

47. “While some of us act without thinking, too many of us think without acting.” ― Dan Millman

48. “Winning and losing is not an external game. It is an internal battle over telling yourself the truth vs. lies regarding why you haven’t stepped into the life you dreamed of.” ― Shannon L. Alder

49. “You can think all you can but don’t publicize all your thoughts.” ― Bernard Kelvin Clive

50. “You’d worry less about what they thought if you knew how little they did.” ― Mike Skinner

51. “Your addiction to thinking will come back to haunt you.” ― Natsume Sōseki

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