Late in his life, Mark Twain said, “I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.” Mr. Twain was making the point that most of the things we worry about aren’t worth worrying about.
If you’re wasting time and energy dreading some distant possibility, think again. Instead of worrying, do today’s work and have faith in tomorrow. When you do, you’ll discover that if you do your part today, the future has a way of taking care of itself.
Don’t Just Sit There and Worry…Do Something About It!
Too many people worry, but don’t do anything about it.
A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.
Once a decision is reached, stop worrying and start working.
Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never happen.
James Russell Lowell
There are two kinds of worries—those you can do something about and those you can’t. Don’t spend any time on the latter.
Live each day as it comes and do not borrow trouble from tomorrow. It is the dark menace of the future that makes cowards of us all.
If you simply let a problem wash around in your mind, it will seem greater and much more vague than it will appear on close examination.
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.
Corrie ten Boom
Worry is simply thinking the same thing over and over again and not doing anything about it.
The reason worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work.
Worry is a heavy load, but a kind word cheers you up.
Proverbs 12:25 NCV