Talk:Worry

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  • The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
  • You have nothing to lose. All that you can lose is your tension and your worry, your little-mindedness, fear, and anxiety. And fear and anxiety, tension and worry in the small, little mind will keep the mind from being free, will keep the mind from experiencing its infinite potential, will keep the mind from becoming more powerful on this planet.
  • I can't tell you how much time is spent worrying about decisions that don't matter. To just be able to make a decision and see what happens is tremendously empowering, but that means you have to set up the situation such that when something does go wrong, you can fix it.
  • The most effective way to live is as a warrior. A warrior may worry and think before making any decision, but once he makes it, he goes his way, free from worries or thoughts; there will be a million other decisions still awaiting him. That’s the warrior’s way.
  • Worrying is like sitting in a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but it doesn't get you anywhere.
  • It is worms which destroy a tree, it is worry which destroys a man.
  • As a rule, men worry more about what they can't see than about what they can.
  • 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.
  • Decide...whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.
  • Worry retards reaction and makes clear-cut decisions impossible.
  • Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia.
  • Sure as night will follow day, most things I worry about never happen anyway.
  • Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
  • Why should I worry? Why should I care? I may not have a dime but I got street savoir faire.
    • Billy Joel, in "Why Should I Worry", on Oliver and Company
  • A person must try to worry about things that aren't important so he won't worry too much about things that are.
  • worry is the thief of the moment