Edgy Sayings and Quotes

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


People in love often become edgy, dangerous. They lose their sense of perspective.     

Charles Bukowski

Being anxious is the worst feeling in the world.     

Enrique Iglesias

The most anxious man in a prison is the governor.     

George Bernard Shaw

No distance can keep anxious lovers long asunder.     

George Washington

Lazy people are always anxious to be doing something.     

Luc De Clapiers

The mind that is anxious about future events is miserable.     

Seneca

If you want to be anxious today, pretend you're in control.     

Michael Reeves

Nobody should ever look anxious except those who have no anxiety.     

Benjamin Disraeli

The way to be anxious about nothing is to be prayerful about everything.     

D. A. Carson

The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear.     

Josh Billings

When we are anxious about what is going to happen next, we are not staying in our now!     

Evinda Lepins

Any time you try to be edgy just for the sake of being edgy, that's the worst way.     

Billy Lawrence

The weak are always anxious for justice and equality. The strong pay no heed to either.     

Aristotle

Be not anxious to avoid poverty. In this way the wealth of the universe may be securely invested.     

Henry David Thoreau

Some of us seem so anxious about avoiding hell that we forget to celebrate our journey toward heaven.     

Philip Yancey

Being anxious, or in a painful rush of any kind, kills the possibility of meeting anyone with compassion.     

Guy Finley

Wasting your time in anxious worry over what you may not have is a good way to waste what you need to get it.     

Guy Finley

One is a great deal less anxious if one feels perfectly free to be anxious, and the same may be said of guilt.     

Alan Watts

If you are anxious, you can't learn. It's like dropping seeds on concrete. With a quiet mind, people take things in.     

Herbert Benson

Writers are always anxious, always on the run--from the telephone, from responsibilities, from the distractions of the world.     

Edna O'Brien

Do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Let the day's own trouble be sufficient for the day.     

Samuel Butler

If you are anxious about death, then you don't have a sense of the oneness of things—you feel that after death, you will be no more.     

Sidney Poitier

We are anxious in the face of our unchangeable past; we long to recreate segments of our private histories, but we are stuck with them.     

Lewis B. Smedes

Temperamentally anxious people can have a hard time staying motivated, period, because their intense focus on their worries distracts them from their goals.     

Winifred Gallagher