Anxious Quotations

Here are some interesting quotations using our latest Awesome Adjective, Anxious:

True happiness is… to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.

– Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach – waiting for a gift from the sea.

– Anne Morrow Lindbergh

It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.

– Edmund Burke

Love is full of anxious fears.

– Ovid

I was very superstitious when I was a teenager, and I had to fight against that because it made me feel anxious.

– Penelope Cruz

There is nothing about which I am more anxious than my country, and for its sake I am willing to die ten deaths, if that be possible.

– Elizabeth I 

I’m totally an anxious mess all the time. There’s a constant dialogue going on in my brain, and it’s just reminding me of all the failures that I have had, and all of the things I need to do, and all of the things I’m not doing good enough.

– Aubrey Plaza

My wife, whenever I’d go off to work and I’d be kind of anxious, she’ll say, ‘Remember, have fun.’ Oh, I forgot, thanks for the reminder. Because sometimes we do forget. We take it all too seriously and there’s a lot of joy to be had wherever you are.

– Jeff Bridges

 

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