Concern Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old concern quotes, concern sayings, and concern proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


As soon as you concern yourself with the 'good' and 'bad' of your fellows, you create an opening in your heart for maliciousness to enter. Testing, competing with, and criticizing others weaken and defeat you.     

Morihei Ueshiba

A lion doesn't concern itself with the opinion of sheep.

George R. R. Martin

Concern should drive us into action and not into a depression. No man is free who cannot control himself.

Pythagoras

A sense of concern for others gives our lives meaning; it is the root of all human happiness.     

Dalai Lama

Concern yourself more with accepting responsibility than with assigning blame. Let the possibilities inspire you more than the obstacles discourage you     

Ralph Marston

Conduct is three-fourths of our life and its largest concern.     

Matthew Arnold

Self-concern without other-concern is like a tributary that has no outward flow to the ocean.     

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.     

Albert Einstein

It is your concern when your neighbor's wall is on fire.     

Horace

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of humanity.     

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.

Eric Berne

True love is not so much a matter of romance as it is a matter of anxious concern for the well-being of one's companion.     

Gordon B. Hinckley

We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there.

Charles F. Kettering

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.     

John Wooden

Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.     

Hubert H. Humphrey

Concerning great things one should either be silent or speak loftily.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Pity may represent little more than the impersonal concern which prompts the mailing of a check, but true sympathy is the personal concern which demands the giving of one's soul.     

Martin Luther King, Jr.

All concerns of men go wrong when they wish to cure evil with evil.

Sophocles

The great thought, the great concern, the great anxiety of men is to restrict, as much as possible, the limits of their own responsibility.     

Giosué Borsi

Our concern for the loss of our friends is not always from a sense of their worth, but rather of our own need of them and that we have lost some who had a good opinion of us.     

Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.

Corrie ten Boom

A fundamental concern for others in our individual and community lives would go a long way in making the world the better place we so passionately dreamt of.     

Nelson Mandela

The world will find out that part of your character which concerns it: that which especially concerns yourself, it will leave for you to discover.

Arthur Helps

Where consciousness is concerned, the appearance is the reality.     

John Searle

Where nature is concerned, familiarity breeds love and knowledge, not contempt.

Stewart Udall

Man's greatest concern is to know how he shall properly fill his place in the universe and correctly understand what he must be in order to be a man.     

Immanuel Kant

The sage has no concern for himself, but makes the concerns of others his own.

Laozi

Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.     

Pope John XXIII

Everyone's a millionaire where promises are concerned.      

Author Unknown

It is not possible for minds degraded by a host of trivial concerns to ever rise to anything great.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau