32 Powerful Quotes For You To Overcome Stress [with printable designs]

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These quotes on stress are exactly what you need when stress threatens to overwhelm you. Stress comes from so many different sources. It can affect anyone and it can be so debilitating for life!

It can be so hard to break free from a cycle of stress on your own. These quotes are packed with insights from others, and will help you to shift your thinking so you can see how to take control of your thoughts and beat stress.

Why not print off your favorite and keep it on hand to stop the spiral of stress in its tracks?

Also read:How to Deal With Stress So You Can Enjoy Life to the Max

32 Quotes On Stress

1. “Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.”
– Benjamin Franklin

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2. “There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
– Mahatma Gandhi

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3. “Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.”
– Hermann Hesse

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4. “Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started.”
– David Allen

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5. “Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.’ “
– Eckhart Tolle

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6. “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.”
William James

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7. “When I look back on all these worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.”
– Winston Churchill

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8. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.”
– Elbert Hubbard

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9. “Give your stress wings and let it fly away.”
Terri Guillemets

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10. “We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.”
– David Mamet

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11. “Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it.”
Brian Tracy

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12. “Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.”
– Leo F. Buscaglia

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13. “There are thousands of causes for stress, and one antidote to stress is self-expression. That’s what happens to me every day. My thoughts get off my chest, down my sleeves and onto my pad.”
– Garson Kanin

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14. “I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.”
Steve Maraboli

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15. “Remember that stress doesn’t come from what’s going on in your life. It comes from your thoughts about what’s going on in your life.”
Andrew Bernstein

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16. “Doing something that is productive is a great way to alleviate emotional stress. Get your mind doing something that is productive.”
Ziggy Marley

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17. “You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.”
– Wayne Dyer

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18. “Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.”
Oprah Winfrey

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19. “Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.”
– Chinese proverb

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20. “Rule number one is, don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule number two is, it’s all small stuff.”
Robert Eliot

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21. “Just when you feel you have no time to relax, know that this is the moment you most need to make time to relax.”
– Matt Haig

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22. “The day she let go of the things that were weighing her down, was the day she began to shine the brightest.”
Katrina Mayer

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23. “Don’t believe every worried thought you have. Worried thoughts are notoriously inaccurate.”
– Renee Jain

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24. “When you realize how perfect everything is you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky.”
Buddha

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25. “People become attached to their burdens sometimes more than the burdens are attached to them.”
– George Bernard Shaw

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26. “If the problem can be solved, why worry? If the problem cannot be solved then worrying will do you no good.”
– Shantideva

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27. “Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face.”
– Nelson DeMille

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28. “Don’t try to force anything. Let life be a deep let-go. God opens millions of flowers every day without forcing their buds.”
Osho

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29. “The truth is that stress doesn’t come from your boss, your kids, your spouse, traffic jams, health challenges, or other circumstances. It comes from your thoughts about your circumstances.”
– Andrew Bernstein

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30. “A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. “
– Aesop

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31. “If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there’d be a shortage of fishing poles.”
– Doug Larson

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32. “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.”
– John Lubbock

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And that’s it!

If you loved these quotes on stress, why not print your favorite for inspiration in everyday life? You can stick it by the computer, in your diary, as part of a vision board, or even in a card to inspire a friend.

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