Having Stress? Read These 80+ Stress Quotes To Cope With It

Mayuri Meshram
By Mayuri Meshram  - Editor
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Are you looking for quotes on stress to know about it or to manage it? We have rounded up the best Stress Quotes that will motivate you to live a stress-free and healthy life. These stress reliever quotes will also inspire you to do better in life to become stress-free.

Stress is a very common issue in modern society. It is an emotional and physical reaction to the demands placed on us by the environment. It can be caused by a variety of things, such as work, relationships, finances, and even day-to-day activities like commuting.

Stress can be beneficial in some situations, as it can motivate us to take action and complete tasks. However, when too much stress is present it can have an adverse effect on our physical and mental health.

We have divided these stress quotes into the below sections:

  • Stress reliever quotes
  • Stress Quotes About Life
  • Stress Funny Quotes

Read more: 100+ Patience Quotes: The Must-Read Quotes To Succeed In Life

There are a number of things we can do to manage stress. The following tips can be useful for managing stress and leading a better and stress-free life

  • Exercise: Exercise is a great way to reduce stress and increase your overall level of wellness.
  • Deep Breathing: Deep breathing is a great way to relax and reduce stress. It helps to slow your heart rate and clear your mind.
  • Meditation: Meditation is a great way to reduce stress. It helps to clear your mind and allows you to focus on the present moment.
  • Get Enough Sleep: Sleep is essential for optimal health, and it can help to reduce stress. Make sure to get enough sleep every night to help keep your stress levels low.
  • Connect with Others: Connecting with other people is a great way to reduce stress. Spend time with friends and family and do activities together.
  • Take Time for Yourself: It’s important to take time for yourself. Make sure you have some time to relax and do activities that you enjoy.

Stress Quotes To Help You Manage It

I enjoy an evening stroll. It helps me to reflect and eases stress. -Blac Chyna

You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.– Steve Maraboli

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.

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Adopting the right attitude can convert negative stress into a positive one.

To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time.

Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started.

Don't Settle Quotes

Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax.

Calmness is the cradle of power.

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

Don't Settle Quotes

Stress should be a powerful driving force, not an obstacle.

Just enjoy every moment – don’t stress. Just be yourself.

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

Don't Settle Quotes

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

It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.

Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes…Including you.

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Of all the things that matter, that really and truly matter, working more efficiently and getting more done, is not one of them.

Enjoy the pressure. Enjoy the stress. Enjoy being uncomfortable. And don’t shy away from it, embrace it.

Doing something that is productive is a great way to alleviate emotional stress. Get your mind doing something that is productive.

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Stress acts as an accelerator: it will push you either forward or backward, but you choose which direction.

Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.

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

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Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.

It’s not stress that kills us, it’s our reaction to it.

God will never give you anything you can’t handle, so don’t stress.

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Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.

Stress Reliever Quotes

A life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.

The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it.

It’s a good idea always to do something relaxing prior to making an important decision in your life.

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Much of the stress that people feel doesn’t come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they’ve started.

Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.

The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule but to schedule your priorities.

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It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.

Somehow our devils are never quite what we expect when we meet them face to face.

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.

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My key to dealing with stress is simple: just stay cool and stay focused.

It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.

Remember that stress doesn’t come from what’s going on in your life. It comes from your thoughts about what’s going on in your life.

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It’s a good idea always to do something relaxing prior to making an important decision in your life.

My key to dealing with stress is simple: just stay cool and stay focused.

You cannot always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.

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Breath is the power behind all things…. I breathe in and know that good things will happen.

We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.

My key to dealing with stress is simple: just stay cool and stay focused.

Reality is the leading cause of stress among those in touch with it.

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Stress is the trash of modern life; we all generate it, but if you don’t dispose of it properly, it will pile up and overtake your life.

Today expect something good to happen to you no matter what occurred yesterday. Realize the past no longer holds you captive. It can only continue to hurt you if you hold on to it.

No wonder they call shopping ‘retail therapy,’ as any girl will tell you how it just takes away all the stress.

Baking is fun! I find it very therapeutic, a stress buster.

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.

Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.

When you find yourself stressed, ask yourself one question: Will this matter 5 years from now? If yes, then do something about the situation. If not, then let it go.

Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.

Stress Quotes About Life

Stress is a downward spiral, and you can only overcome it with a positive perspective.

Set peace of mind as your highest goal, and organize your life around it.

Rule number one is, don’t sweat the small stuff. Rule number two is, it’s all small stuff.

A good way to overcome stress is to help others out of theirs.

All the suffering, stress, and addiction come from not realizing you already are what you are looking for.

It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.

Times of stress are also times that are signals for growth, and if we use adversity properly, we can grow through adversity.

Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.

Remember that stress doesn’t come from what’s going on in your life. It comes from your thoughts about what’s going on in your life.

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself but to your own estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.

There’s a lot of stress… but once you get in the car, all that goes out the window.

Stress is not what happens to us. It’s our response TO what happens. And RESPONSE is something we can choose.—Maureen Killoran

Don’t believe every worried thought you have. Worried thoughts are notoriously inaccurate.

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago.

The rising costs of higher education coupled with the stress of paying student loans are putting increasing pressure on students.

The day she let go of the things that were weighing her down, was the day she began to shine the brightest.

Stress, anxiety, and depression are caused when we are living to please others.

Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.

Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.

Stress and looks are directly connected as far as I am concerned. If you are happy, you look good.

If the problem can be solved why worry? If the problem cannot be solved then worrying will do you no good.

Don’t try to force anything. Let life be a deep let-go. God opens millions of flowers every day without forcing their buds.

Stress is like spice – in the right proportion, it enhances the flavour of a dish. Too little produces a bland, dull meal; too much may choke you.

It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.

Stress Quotes Funny

Stress is the reason for crime and all other kinds of frustration. To relieve it will eliminate everything else.

There cannot be a stressful crisis next week. My schedule is already full.

Sometimes when people are under stress, they hate to think, and it’s the time when they most need to think.

The key to winning is poise under stress.

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.

Stress exacerbates any problem, whether it’s diabetes, heart trouble, MS, or whatever.

Give your stress wings and let it fly away.

Stress is largely self-inflicted, so the ability to manage stress more effectively comes from managing oneself.

Language commonly stresses only one side of any interaction.

I have never known any distress that an hour’s reading did not relieve.

Times of stress are also times that are signals for growth, and if we use adversity properly, we can grow through adversity.

Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.

Stress and confusion come from being busy. Peace and clarity come from slowing down and stilling your waters.

Every day brings a choice: to practice stress or to practice peace.

When we commit to action, to actually doing something rather than feeling trapped by events, the stress in our life becomes manageable.

More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.  – Roy T. Bennett

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