Feeling Overwhelmed Sayings and Quotes

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

Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them.     

Og Mandino

Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.     

Zig Ziglar

What is coming is better than what is gone. Let this belief aim you in the direction you need to go.     

Karen Salmanson

Just doing nothing and having those still moments is what really rejuvenates the body.     

Miranda Kerr

A woman who lives with the stress of an overwhelmed schedule will often ache with the sadness of an underwhelmed soul.     

Lysa Terkeurst

If we don't see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach, but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect, we will immediately feel overwhelmed.     

Anthony Robbins

It is nice finding that place where you can just go and relax.     

Moises Arias

When you're overwhelmed by your emotion, you listen less and you judge more. This is also the reality of the dogmatic mind.     

Tariq Ramadan

We don't realize that, somewhere within us all, there does exist a supreme self who is eternally at peace.     

Elizabeth Gilbert

Even from a dark night, songs of beauty can be born.     

Mary Anne Radmacher

Life can be magnificent and overwhelming, that is the whole tragedy. Without beauty, love, or danger it would almost be easy to live.     

Albert Camus

When life gets hectic and you feel overwhelmed, take a moment to focus on the people and things you are most grateful for. When you have an attitude of gratitude, frustrating troubles will fall by the wayside.     

Dana Arcuri

When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.     


We should all relax about life because you don't have a clue as to what's really going on.     

Barry Sonnenfeld

If you don't do anything, you simply end up overwhelmed by something happening.     

Matsuri Hino

The benefit of carrying the entire world on your shoulders was that you didn't have to stare it in the face.     

Rhian J. Martin

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. To be your own man is a hard business. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.     

Rudyard Kipling

Don't give up now. Chances are your best kiss, your hardest laugh, and your greatest day are still yet to come.     


Life has many ways of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.     

Paulo Coelho

Sometimes you're overwhelmed when a thing comes, and you do not realize the magnitude of the affair at that moment. When you get away from it, you wonder, did it really happen to you.     

Marian Anderson

One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.     

Jackie Kennedy

The feeling of overwhelm always means the same thing: You're too heavy on the action and not heavy enough on the alignment of energy.     

Abraham Hicks

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

Sometimes when you're overwhelmed by a situation, when you're in the darkest of darkness that's when your priorities are reordered.     

Phoebe Snow

At some stages of your life you will deal with things and at others you are overwhelmed with misery and anxiety.     

Nigella Lawson

If you're overwhelmed, lost, or like you life is out of control, do whatever you can that matters to someone else or ever did to you... it might not help, but it certainly won't hurt.     

Ingrid Weir

Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace.     

Robert J. Sawyer

Anxiety happens when you think you have to figure out everything all at once. Breathe. You're strong. You got this. Take it day by day.     

Karen Salmansohn

Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you're doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving something outside yourself power over your happiness. You can choose to not let little things upset you.     

Joel Osteen

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson