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If I had my life to live over, I would perhaps have more actual troubles but I'd have fewer imaginary ones.  ~Don Herold


Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.  ~Mark Twain


Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday.  ~Author Unknown


Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which will never happen.  ~James Russel Lowell


If things go wrong, don't go with them.  ~Roger Babson


Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.  ~Leo Buscaglia


Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen.  Keep in the sunlight.  ~Benjamin Franklin


If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying.  It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.  ~Dale Carnegie


I've developed a new philosophy... I only dread one day at a time.  ~Charlie Brown (Charles Schulz)


Troubles are a lot like people - they grow bigger if you nurse them.  ~Author Unknown


If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.  ~E. Joseph Cossman


Nerves and butterflies are fine - they're a physical sign that you're mentally ready and eager.  You have to get the butterflies to fly in formation, that's the trick.  ~Steve Bull


I keep the telephone of my mind open to peace, harmony, health, love and abundance.  Then, whenever doubt, anxiety or fear try to call me, they keep getting a busy signal - and soon they'll forget my number.  ~Edith Armstrong


Nerves provide me with energy.  They work for me.  It's when I don't have them, when I feel at ease, that I get worried.  ~Mike Nichols


I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief.... For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.  ~Wendell Berry, "The Peace of Wild Things"


People gather bundles of sticks to build bridges they never cross.  ~Author Unknown


You can't wring your hands and roll up your sleeves at the same time.  ~Pat Schroeder


The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.  ~Elbert Hubbard, The Note Book, 1927


Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere.  ~Glenn Turner


People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.  ~George Bernard Shaw, "Family Affection," Parents and Children, 1914


Panic is a sudden desertion of us, and a going over to the enemy of our imagination.  ~Christian Nevell Bovee


Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face.  ~Nelson DeMille


For peace of mind, resign as general manager of the universe.  ~Author Unknown


We experience moments absolutely free from worry.  These brief respites are called panic.  ~Cullen Hightower


If you treat every situation as a life and death matter, you'll die a lot of times.  ~Dean Smith


It only seems as if you are doing something when you're worrying.  ~Lucy Maud Montgomery


A hundredload of worry will not pay an ounce of debt.  ~George Herbert


As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.  ~Thomas A. Edison


Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.  ~Swedish Proverb


Never bear more than one kind of trouble at a time.  Some people bear three - all they have had, all they have now, and all they expect to have.  ~Edward Everett Hale


That the birds of worry and care fly over you head, this you cannot change, but that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent.  ~Chinese Proverb


We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it.  But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday's burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.  ~John Newton


Worry ducks when purpose flies overhead.  ~Terri Guillemets


It is the little bits of things that fret and worry us; we can dodge a elephant, but we can't dodge a fly.  ~Josh Billings


Worry, doubt, fear and despair are the enemies which slowly bring us down to the ground and turn us to dust before we die.  ~Attributed to Douglas MacArthur


You can never worry your way to enlightenment.  ~Terri Guillemets


When you suffer an attack of nerves you're being attacked by the nervous system.  What chance has a man got against a system?  ~Russell Hoban


Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is to small to be made into a burden.  ~Corrie ten Boom, Clippings from My Notebook


I am reminded of the advice of my neighbor.  "Never worry about your heart till it stops beating."  ~E.B. White


There are two days in the week about which and upon which I never worry... Yesterday and Tomorrow.  ~Robert Jones Burdette