Worried Sayings and Quotes

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

Worry is most often a prideful way of thinking that you have more control over life and its circumstances than you actually do.     

June Hunt

Be more concerned with what you can do for others than what others can do for you. You'll be surprised at the results.     

John Wooden

If you worried about falling off the bike, you'd never get on.     

Lance Armstrong

Don't worry about being a star, worry about doing good work, and all that will come to you.     

Ice Cube

Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn't empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.     

Corrie ten Boom

Worrying about past regrets does nothing to change the past. Your future is where your focus should be.     

Catherine Pulsifer

Being worried is a sign of being afraid, so stop worrying because God is always there to protect us.     

Mitch Alapan

People are concerned, here again, about life, and haven't given a whole lot of attention to how you make fathers responsible for the lives they bring into the world.     

Birch Bayh

Opportunities present themselves and you have to enjoy the ride. All of us get so worried about the next step that we don't enjoy the moment we're in right now.     

Giada De Laurentiis

Worry is stressing about a situation that may or may not occur and it's always in the negative sense.     

Rob Liano

Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its trials, but it often empties today of its triumphs. Worrying accomplishes nothing.     

O.S. Hawkins

If we are worried about the future, then we must look today at the upbringing of children.     

Gordon B. Hinckley

You are not worried about scoring; you are worried about winning the game.     

Michael Redd

Worrying is a waste of time. It doesn't change anything. It messes with your mind and steals your happiness.     


People are so worried about being accepted that it causes them to lose themselves and in turn, lose moments.     

Dominic Riccitello

Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.     

Arthur Somers Roche

Worry about going out there and making your own legacy.     

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday.     

Ann Brashares

There is a great difference between worry and concern. A worried person sees a problem, and a concerned person solves a problem.     

Harold Stephens

If you're not worried that you're pricing it too cheap, you're not pricing it cheap enough.     

Roy H Williams

A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.     

John Lubbock

Do not worry at being worried; but accept worry peacefully. Difficult but not impossible.     

Johnny Appleseed

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.     

George Washington

Worried thought prevents practical thought which could prevent worried thought.     

Vernon Howard

Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.     

William Ralph Inge

Worries come and worries go. They challenge us and make us Grow!     


Worry is perhaps the most useless emotion; it is the product of guilt after the time for action has passed.     

Charbel Tadros

Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you anywhere     


We remain unnecessarily worried. All worries are futile because that which is going to happen is going to happen.     


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