35 Best Stress Quotes To Remove Tension

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Get here the list of some best inspirational quotes about the stress that will motivate you to relax your mind from stress.

Best Quotes About Stress

1. “In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.” ― Fred Rogers

2. “The mind can go either direction under stress—toward positive or toward negative: on or off. Think of it as a spectrum whose extremes are unconsciousness at the negative end and hyperconsciousness at the positive end. The way the mind will lean under stress is strongly influenced by training.” ― Frank Herbert

3. “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” ― William James

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4. “The conflict between the will to deny horrible events and the will to proclaim them aloud is the central dialectic of psychological trauma.” ― Judith Lewis Herman

5. “If you focus on success, you’ll have stress. But if you pursue excellence, success will be guaranteed.” ― Deepak Chopra

6. “Whenever you become anxious or stressed, outer purpose has taken over, and you lost sight of your inner purpose. You have forgotten that your state of consciousness is primary, all else secondary.” ― Eckhart Tolle

7. “I have never known any distress that an hour’s reading did not relieve.” ― Montesquieu

8. “A pattern of raised crisscrossed scars, some old and white, others more recent in various shades of pink and red. Exposing the stress of the structure underneath its paint” ― Amy Efaw

9. “Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it.” ― Jane Wagner

10. “Convince yourself everyday that you are worthy of a good life. Let go of stress, breathe. Stay positive, all is well.” ― Germany Kent

11. “Childhood trauma does not come in one single package.” ― Asa Don Brown

12. “Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness.” ― Richard Carlson

Inspirational Stress Quotes

13. “No amount of me trying to explain myself was doing any good. I didn’t even know what was going on inside of me, so how could I have explained it to them?” ― Sierra D. Waters

14. “Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress: Working hard for something we love is called passion.” ― Simon Sinek

15. “Just when you feel you have no time to relax, know that this is the moment you most need to make time to relax.” ― Matt Haig

16. “No matter how much you stress or obsess about the past or future, you can’t change either one. In the present is where your power lies.” ― Mandy Hale

17. “Money can’t buy happiness, but it certainly is a stress reliever.” ― Besa Kosova

18. “Peace of mind arrives the moment you come to peace with the contents of your mind.” ― Rasheed Ogunlaru

19. “The heart is resilient and forgiving, it is the mind that causes us stress.” ― Alexandra Elle

20. “Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started.” ― David Allen

21. “Patience is a form of wisdom. It demonstrates that we understand and accept the fact that sometimes things must unfold in their own time.” ― Jon Kabat-Zinn

22. “Your ability to generate power is directly proportional to your ability to relax.” ― David Allen

23. “Behind every stressful thought is the desire for things to be other than they are.” ― Toni Bernhard

24. “Working hard for something we do not care about is called stress, working hard for something we love is called passion.” ― Simon Sinek

Famous Stress Quotes

25. “The only difference between a rut and a grave are the dimensions.” ― Ellen Glasgow

26. “You’re stressing too much about what might be. Do something to take your mind off thinking about what might never happen.” ― Simone Elkeles

27. “Reality is the leading cause of stress among those in touch with it.” ― Lily Tomlin

28. “Whatever may be the tensions and the stresses of a particular day, there is always lurking close at hand the trailing beauty of forgotten joy or unremembered peace.” ― Howard Thurman

29. “You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.” ― Steve Maraboli

30. “If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ― Amit Ray

31. “The human mind has a primitive ego defense mechanism that negates all realities that produce too much stress for the brain to handle. It’s called Denial.” ― Dan Brown

32. “In times of extreme stress, one can often find energy hidden in even the most exhausted areas of the body.” ― Lemony Snicket

33. “Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down.” ― Natalie Goldberg

34. “To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time.” ― Leonard Bernstein

35. “The reason many people in our society are miserable, sick, and highly stressed is because of an unhealthy attachment to things they have no control over.” ― Steve Maraboli