50 Best Quotes about Stress

Stress Quote of the Day

Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you're doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you. - Joel Osteen

Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me. - Napoleon Bonaparte, Leader

Work Quotes, Power Quotes

I have always been very calm on the outside. I'm not too stressed now just because I'm in formula one. For me, tomorrow will be another day whether I finish first or last. I have to do the maximum and I cannot ask any more from myself. - Fernando Alonso, Driver

Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses. - Francis Bacon, Philosopher

Age Quotes


Running is a great way to relieve stress and clear the mind. - Joan Van Ark , Actress

Great Quotes, Mind Quotes

Activating oxygen can produce compounds called radicals that put oxidative stress on cells. Such stress could ultimately lead to cancer and other diseases. - John Simon

Radicals Quotes

The components of anxiety, stress, fear, and anger do not exist independently of you in the world. They simply do not exist in the physical world, even though we talk about them as if they do. - Wayne Dyer , Psychologist

Anger Quotes, Anxiety Quotes, Fear Quotes

I keep track of my blog stats, Facebook subs, my Amazon rank, Twitter followers, Facebook likes per posts, my chess ranking. I get stressed when they all don't go up. - James Altucher, Author

I try to stay in shape just to handle things like the stress of a job or everyday life. - Erin Andrews, Journalist

Life Quotes

You don't know what people are really like until they're under a lot of stress. - Tim Allen , Comedian

We are distressed by the unilateral actions of those provinces that are clearly determined to redefine what our common faith was once. - Peter Akinola , Clergyman

Action Quotes, Faith Quotes

Nope, I don't enjoy work generally. Not because I'm lazy; it's just all so stressful and worrying. - Rowan Atkinson, Comedian

Work Quotes, Worry Quotes

Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Philosopher

Literature Quotes

When it comes to the point where you occasionally look forward to being in prison on the basis that you might be able to spend a day reading a book, the realization dawns that perhaps the situation has become a little more stressful than you would like. - Julian Assange, Activist

Gun crime is a major cause of fear and distress throughout the UK. The problem is deeply entrenched in a wide range of social and cultural factors and therefore not an isolated issue. - Diane Abbott, Politician

Fear Quotes

My natural response to a stressful situation is to shut down. I do weird things, like, I don't cry, I get really cold. - Amy Adams, American Actress

A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it runs the other way. - Honore de Balzac

Love Quotes

The superior man is distressed by the limitations of his ability; he is not distressed by the fact that men do not recognize the ability that he has. - Confucius, Philosopher

Ability Quotes, Limitations Quotes, Men Quotes

The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence. - Norman Vincent Peale

Life Quotes

Post traumatic stress disorder starts out with nightmares, flashbacks and actually reliving the event. And this happens over and over and over and over in your mind. If you let it go on, it can become chronic and become hard if not impossible to treat. - Dale Archer , Psychologist

Mind Quotes

The thing about post-traumatic stress disorder, we know about one in five, about 20 percent of individuals that are exposed to a direct traumatic stress will develop this disorder. - Dale Archer , Psychologist

I don't stress about things I can't change, so if I have a day when I don't look great, I don't look in the mirror! I try to fit in one session of Bikram yoga and one run a week and, if I can, one swim, but that's pushing it. - Donna Air , Actress

Yoga Quotes, Change Quotes, Great Quotes

Religions have always stressed that compassion is not only central to religious life, it is the key to enlightenment and it the true test of spirituality. But there have always have been those who'd rather put easier goals, like doctrine conformity, in place. - Karen Armstrong , Writer

Life Quotes, Spiritual Quotes, Goal Quotes, Compassion Quotes, Religion Quotes, Religious Quotes

MySpace is my wife... Facebook is my mistress. - Paulo Coelho, Novelist

Simplicity is the most deceitful mistress that ever betrayed man. - Henry Adams, Historian

Simplicity Quotes

During my eleven years as a New York City public school teacher, I saw firsthand the impact that poverty has on the classroom. In low-income neighborhoods like Sunset Park, where I taught, students as young as five years old enter school affected by the stresses often created by poverty: domestic violence, drug abuse, gang activity. - Sal Albanese , Politician

Poverty Quotes, Violence Quotes

Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s. - William Blake, Poet

Great Quotes, Hardship Quotes, Passion Quotes, Money Quotes

Buy old masters. They fetch a better price than old mistresses. - Max Aitken , Businessman

Dearest TV media and vans outside my home, please do not stress and work so hard. - Amitabh Bachchan, Indian Actor

Work Quotes

Beauty in distress is much the most affecting beauty. - Edmund Burke, Statesman

Beauty Quotes

Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you're doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you. - Joel Osteen

Emotion Quotes, Giving Quotes, Happiness Quotes, Power Quotes

I had no doubts I could go to the pole. I may not be as strong, but I make up for physical strength in other areas, like steadiness and not panicking under stress. - Ann Bancroft, American Explorer

Strength Quotes, Doubt Quotes

I must stress here the point that I appreciate clarity, order, meaning, structure, rationality: they are necessary to whatever provisional stability we have, and they can be the agents of gradual and successful change. - A. R. Ammons, American Poet

Success Quotes, Change Quotes, Ability Quotes, Vision Quotes

Research shows you get multiple tasks done faster if you do them one at a time. It also decreases stress and raises happiness. - Shawn Achor, Educator

Time Quotes, Happiness Quotes

Woman throughout the ages has been mistress to the law, as man has been its master. - Freda Adler, Educator

Law Quotes

You have to prioritize what you stress about when you have a child. - Adele, English Musician

In societies that profess some respect for law, suspects are apprehended and brought to fair trial. I stress 'suspects.' - Noam Chomsky

Respect Quotes, Law Quotes

'Mistresses' is about the lives of four women, each going through different versions of infidelity. Their longtime friendship is what gets them through extremely challenging times. - Rochelle Aytes, Actress

Time Quotes, Women Quotes

Running for me has always been a great place to get away. It's a great stress reliever for me. It's great if I need to be working on something in my mind, whether it's things I need to be memorizing or thinking about, or I have some presentation coming up. - Scott Bakula, Actor

Great Quotes, Work Quotes, Mind Quotes, Thinking Quotes

We are living in very challenging times. Pressured in the workplace and stressed out at home, people are trying to make sense of their lives. - Les Brown, Businessman

Time Quotes, Work Quotes

Happiness, that grand mistress of the ceremonies in the dance of life, impels us through all its mazes and meanderings, but leads none of us by the same route. - Charles Caleb Colton, Writer

Life Quotes, Happiness Quotes

Bipolar disorder, manic depression, depression, black dog, whatever you want to call it, is inherent in our society. It's a product of stress and in my case over-work. - Adam Ant , British Musician

Work Quotes

The humanitarian lays stress almost solely upon breadth of knowledge and sympathy. - Irving Babbitt, Critic

Sympathy Quotes, Knowledge Quotes

Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce, American Journalist

Marriage Quotes, Community Quotes

Marriage, n: The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two. - Ambrose Bierce, American Journalist

Marriage Quotes, Community Quotes

We create stress for ourselves because you feel like you have to do it. You have to. I don't feel that anymore - Oprah Winfrey

Self Help Quotes

It cannot be too often stressed that Israel had no credible pretext for its 2008-9 attack on Gaza, with full U.S. support and illegally using U.S. weapons. - Noam Chomsky

All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation. - John Adams, President

Honor Quotes, Ignorance Quotes, Virtue Quotes, Confusion Quotes, Nature Quotes

I do enjoy exercise, not because I am an exercise junkie but because it's terrific stress release. - Tony Abbott, Politician

Exercise Quotes

It can't be stressed enough that in order to produce great graphics, you have to have a good product and a good client capable of making decisions. - Primo Angeli, -

Decision Quotes, Great Quotes

I'm not sitting dwelling about the past or stressing or fretting about something in the future. - Jennifer Aniston , Actress

Future Quotes