Panic Sayings and Quotes

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


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

Cullen Hightower

Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options.     

Simon Sinek

A financial panic is a very bad thing, but a government panic can do far greater damage in a far shorter time.     

Tom McClintock

Panic implies that there is no rational thought taking place. That we are frozen and incapable of adjusting. Powerless to logic, and subject to seemingly unthinkable behavior.     

Anthony Scaramucci

If you panic that's a good way to lose. You have to stay in control.     

Ted Turner

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

Christian Nestell Bovee

Panic is not an effective long-term organizing strategy.     

Starhawk

Panic is an incredibly catalyzing creative force. And almost out of sheer necessity, I found I had to talk about myself and my real life as it is effectively lived by me.     

John Hodgman

There's no panic like the panic you momentarily feel when your hand or head is stuck in something.     

Peter Kay

Panic is the sudden realization that everything around you is alive.     

William S. Burroughs

Depression is anger slowed down; panic is grief speeded up.     

Ann-Marie MacDonald

Panic is the great access of creativity because that's the only way to get rid of your mind.     

Shekhar Kapur

Panic is highly contagious, especially in situations when nothing is known and everything is in flux.     

Stephen King

If you're tearing around in a panic about something, then it puts everyone else in a panic as well.     

Julie Andrews

Panic, a deep abiding, free-floating anxiety, often without any reason or logical basis.     

Nelson DeMille