Worry compounds the futility of being trapped on a dead-end street. Thinking opens new avenues.
—Cullen Hightower (b.1923) American Humorist
We can always get along better by reason and love of truth than by worry of conscience and remorse. Harmful are these, and evil.
—Baruch Spinoza (1632–77) Dutch Philosopher
Turn resolutely to work, to recreation, or in any case to physical exercise till you are so tired you can’t help going to sleep, and when you wake up you won’t want to worry.
—B. C. Forbes (1880–1954) Scottish-born American Journalist, Publisher
A great many worries can be diminished by realizing the unimportance of the matter which is causing anxiety.
—Bertrand A. Russell (1872–1970) British Philosopher, Mathematician, Social Critic
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey.
—Thomas Edison (1847–1931) American Inventor, Scientist, Entrepreneur