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.
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