Stress Quotes

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
I was much distressed by next door people who had twin babies and played the violin; but one of the twins died, and the other has eaten the fiddle - So all is peace.
Edward Lea

Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it.
Jane Wagner, (and Lily Tomlin)
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Clarence darrow - liberty is the most jealous and exacting mistress...
The better work men do is always done under stress and at great personal cost.
William Carlos Williams

Martin luthe - music is a discipline, and a mistress of order...
I am sailing out along parallel 32. 5 to stress that this is the Libyan border. This is the line of death where we shall stand and fight with our backs to the wall. On planning confrontation with US Sixth Fleet in Mediterranean.
Muammar Qaddafi
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important.
Natalie Goldberg, O Magazine, October 2002
Indolence is a delightful but distressing state we must be doing something to be happy.
Mahatma Gandhi
Small minds are much distressed by little things. Great minds see them all but are not upset by them.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I have a cat named Trash. In the current political climate it would seem that if I were trying to sell him at least to a Computer Scientist, I would not stress that he is gentle to humans and is self - Sufficient, living mostly on field mice. Rather, I would argue that he is object - Oriented.
Roger King
The superior man is satisfied and composed the mean man is always full of distress.
Confucius
Monogamy is the Western custom of one wife and hardly any mistresses.
H. H. Munro (Saki)
Thomas fulle - let him who expects one class of society to...
The artist, depicting man disdainful of the storm and stress of life, is no less reconciling and healing than the poet who, while endowing Nature and Humanity, rejoices in its measureless superiority to human passions and human sorrows.
Berenson
To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike.
Horace Mann
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Thomas Paine
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Sigmund Freud
If there were no husbands, who would look after our mistresses?
George Moore
The superior man is satisfied and composed; the mean man is always full of distress.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
We often choose a friend as we do a mistress - - For no particular excellence in themselves, but merely from some circumstance that flatters our self - Love.
William Hazlitt
It distresses me, this failure to keep pace with the leaders of thought, as they pass into oblivion.
Max Beerbohm
At the worst, a house unkept cannot be so distressing as a life unlived.
Dame Rose Macaulay
A country losing touch with its own history is like an old man losing his glasses, a distressing sight, at once vulnerable, unsure, and easily disoriented.
George Walden
Marriage: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
Ambrose Bierce
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
The most distressing aspect of the world into which you are going is its indifference to the basic issues, which now, as always, are moral issues.
Robert Hutchins
It is well to write love letters. There are certain things for which it is not easy to ask your mistress face to face, like money for instance.
Henri De Regnie
You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might also pray in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance.
Kahlil Gibran
Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
Dr. Hans Selye
Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy.
Mahatma Gandhi
Angels around us, angels beside us, angels within us. Angels are watching over you when times are good or stressed. Their wings wrap gently around you, whispering you are loved and blessed.
Angel Blessing
People in high life are hardened to the wants and distresses of mankind as surgeons are to their bodily pains.
G. K. Chesterton
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Over the years your bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the minor and major stresses of your lives.
Marilyn Ferguson
If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
You will make all kinds of mistakes but as long as you are generous and true and fierce you cannot hurt the world, or even seriously distress her.
Winston Churchill
In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant. My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known - - No wonder, then, that I return the love.
Soren Kierkegaard