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Stressful Quotes

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Cooperation is less stressful than competition.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

Maybe life isn't really as complicated
as we make it out to be.
Perhaps a simple child-like attitude would create
a less stressful and happier life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The secret to a joyful life is Simplicity -
saying NO to the latest this and the most glamorous that -
saying NO to chasing an overly-demanding career -
saying NO to the stressful demands upon your time and energy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you lived the doubles, as I did, which was very stressful,
you are sitting down in a chair experiencing a match
without being able to hold a racquet in your hands.
- Guy Forget

 

Go to a place where you're not going to be stressed,
because a honeymoon itself can be a stressful thing.
- Diane von Furstenberg

I've been through Hell with some of the members of my old band,
and Hell is highly stressful.
- Gary Kemp

Courage means to keep working a relationship,
to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems,
and to stay focused during stressful periods.
- Denis Waitley

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I like to look at how people work together when they
are put into stressful situations,
when life stops being cozy.
- Jeanette Winterson

To do what you love can sometimes be stressful.
- Toni Braxton

Yeah, all those things, responsibility,
pressure.
It's a bit stressful.
I try and come to terms with it by not thinking about it.
- Joe Strummer

Dancing's not always stressful, but I always make sure
that I'm prepared as I can be,
both physically, mentally, and practically.
- Deborah Bull

I found it a little bit stressful, because I wasn't
used to working with Doctor Who.
I got the impression I'd walked into the end of seven
years and it was all a bit tense.
- Sarah Sutton

I had always dreamed of winning Wimbledon and when
it happened it was very stressful.
It was more of a relief!
- Pat Cash

I have always argued that change becomes stressful
and overwhelming only when you've lost any sense of
the constancy of your life.
You need firm ground to stand on.
From there, you can deal with that change.
- Richard Nelson Bolles

Everybody's going through a lot of stress these days,
no matter how well off you are and how many advantages you have,
it's a stressful time in everybody's lives.
- Chris Frantz

I think the more stressful our times get,
the more we look for fantasy escapes.
- Jeri Ryan

Every stress leaves an indelible scar,
and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful
situation by becoming a little older.
- Hans Selye

I am more of a New Yorker than ever and just actually,
sometimes I fantasize about living somewhere else,
where it's maybe not quite so crowded or stressful,
blah, blah, blah and after September 11th,
I guess I could just not imagine living anywhere else.
- Sigourney Weaver

Abandoning the project was incredibly stressful after
having gone through the process of building the room,
installing the kiln, collecting the stones,
sitting with the kiln day and night as it came to temperature,
experiencing the failures.
- Andy Goldsworthy

I don't think a director should have any kids.
I don't even think it's good for your physical health.
Even guys in their 30s look exhausted because directors never get enough sleep.
What I do is stressful enough.
- Tom Berenger

When it comes to the point where you occasionally look
forward to being in prison on the basis that you might
be able to spend a day reading a book,
the realization dawns that perhaps the situation has
become a little more stressful than you would like.
- Julian Assange

What was a problem was the excessive amount of media
attention to the appointment of the first woman and everything she did.
Everywhere that Sandra went, the press was sure to go.
And that got tiresome; it was stressful.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

It's probably fair to say that Obama's ideas were too
big for America's appetite.
It would have been nice had he made a few incremental
repairs to the economy and left the transformative
events for a less stressful time.
- Kathleen Parker

What basically happens is your hormones get out of whack.
Because of the stress in your life your body says,
'I need more hormones.' So, your hormones are trying
to produce and produce and produce,
and it's even more stressful and it is this wicked cycle.
- Marie Osmond

There's a lot of reasons you can think of to say why you act,
but I can only say that it just felt good.
At the same time, it felt really painful.
It's still troubling and stressful to me.
- Skeet Ulrich

They look at what's more important, like subjects to help with the SAT's,
etc.
They miss that music is vital.
It offers a break from a stressful day of science and math and it's different.
- Justin Guarini

I'm totally grateful for the fans my family has and I have;
they gave me a lot of support when I was in treatment.
But it was just odd, you know? It's stressful.
Just the whole fact of being someone in the public eye.
- Jack Osbourne

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You create stress in your life by getting angry,
and you can instantly remove
that stress by granting forgiveness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make a conscious choice to live
a serene and stress-free life.
Stress is always waiting just outside your door
like a vicious wild-dog.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you find peace within yourself,
you become the kind of person who can live at peace with others.
- Peace Pilgrim

Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another
as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.
- Thomas Jefferson

The greatest weapon against stress
is our ability to choose one thought over another.
- William James

It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out;
it's the grain of sand in your shoe.
- Robert W. Service

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

An overfull calendar, like an overfull stomach,
is a consequence of taking on too much.
Commit, and eat, in moderation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

When you feel the need to hurry,
remember that everything in life is a CHOICE.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Urgent? Why?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

Smile.
Today would be a wonderful day
not to take life so seriously.
Today may end up the way you prefer -
and it may not.
Happiness is not about being a winner -
it's about being gentle with life -
being gentle with yourself.
Let life be a dance,
and choose the kind of
dance you want for today -
perhaps a gentle loving dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we are happy and serene,
time loses its power over us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Slowly and Deeply, I Inhale a Calming Breath.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

It is not work that kills men; it is worry.
Worry is rust upon the blade.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Learn to be calm and you will always be happy.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda

It's not the situation that's causing your stress,
it's your thoughts,
and you can change that right here and now.
You can choose to be peaceful right here and now.
Peace is a choice,
and it has nothing to do with
what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Stress is nothing more than a
socially acceptable form of mental illness.
- Richard Carlson

Resistance creates suffering.
Stress happens when your mind resists what is.
The only problem in your life
is your mind's resistance to life as it unfolds.
- Dan Millman

It seems that we have it backward in our society.
We tend to look up to people
who are under a great deal of stress,
who can handle loads of stress,
and those who are under a great deal of pressure.
- Richard Carlson

Those distractions that turn my attention from
what I thought I was going to do today are not "rat holes";
they are Enchanted Rabbit Holes
with a Magical White Bunny awaiting in each.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stress is always waiting
just outside your door
like a vicious wild-dog.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Are you feeling stressed and upset?
If so, you are worrying about tomorrow.
Events that have already occurred may cause you regret,
but they only appear to cause worry.
If you just lost your job, you are not worrying about losing your job -
that already happened.
You are worrying about paying your bills and finding a new job.
Those are worries about tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The fibers of all things have their tension
and are strained like the strings of an instrument.
- Henry David Thoreau

A newborn does not have worry, or stress, or anger,
because they have not yet learned those things.
Consider what life would be like if you could
forget all the past resentments and perceived offenses
that color your thinking and your emotions.
Buddhists call that state "beginner mind" -
an opening to experience life
without the jaundiced filter of past disappointments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes when people are under stress, they hate to think,
and that's the time when they most need to think.
- William J. Clinton

There are six components of wellness:
proper weight and diet,
proper exercise, breaking the smoking habit,
control of alcohol, stress management and periodic exams.
- Kenneth H. Cooper

I've seen a study in the last year that digital sound
actually induces stress in the listener.
- T-Bone Burnett

Yale places great stress on undergraduate and graduate teaching.
I like teaching, and I do a lot of it.
- James Tobin

If you improve a teacher's self-esteem,
confidence, communication skills or stress levels,
you improve that teacher's overall effectiveness across the curriculum.
- Elaine MacDonald

I can say 'reduce your stress level' until I'm blue in the face.
- Mary Stewart

They place great stress on the clarity of our language
for expressing nuances and showing subtleties.
- Bernard Pivot

I believe that stress is a factor in any bad health.
- Christopher Shays


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