Stress Quotes

What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Sigmund Freud
People in high life are hardened to the wants and distresses of mankind as surgeons are to their bodily pains.
G. K. Chesterton

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
The better work men do is always done under stress and at great personal cost.
William Carlos Williams
Clarence darrow - liberty is the most jealous and exacting mistress...
Over the years your bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the minor and major stresses of your lives.
Marilyn Ferguson

William hazlitt - we often choose a friend as we do a mistress - -...
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
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
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
Monogamy is the Western custom of one wife and hardly any mistresses.
H. H. Munro (Saki)
If there were no husbands, who would look after our mistresses?
George Moore
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Thomas Paine
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
Roger king - i have a cat named trash. in the current...
To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike.
Horace Mann
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper into highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side of his face can smile while the other is pinched.
Thomas Fulle
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
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
Reality is the leading cause of stress amongst those in touch with it.
Jane Wagner, (and Lily Tomlin)
Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy.
Mahatma Gandhi
Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.
Dr. Hans Selye
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important.
Natalie Goldberg, O Magazine, October 2002
Small minds are much distressed by little things. Great minds see them all but are not upset by them.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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
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
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
Marriage: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
Ambrose Bierce
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
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
The superior man is satisfied and composed; the mean man is always full of distress.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
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
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
At the worst, a house unkept cannot be so distressing as a life unlived.
Dame Rose Macaulay
The superior man is satisfied and composed the mean man is always full of distress.
Confucius
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
It distresses me, this failure to keep pace with the leaders of thought, as they pass into oblivion.
Max Beerbohm
Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable.
Martin Luthe