Social Anxiety Quotes

Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.
“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.”
You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.
“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.”
Don't let idiots ruin your day.
“Don't let idiots ruin your day.”
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.
“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.”
It is better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for who you are not.
“It is better to be hated for who you are than to be loved for who you are not.”
You don't have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.
“You don't have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.”
You are not weak. People like us, we're brave. We're the ones who get up and face our worst fears every day. We keep fighting.
“You are not weak. People like us, we're brave. We're the ones who get up and face our worst fears every day. We keep fighting.”
Nobody cares about your insecurities as much as you do.
“Nobody cares about your insecurities as much as you do.”
Slow breathing is like an anchor in the midst of an emotional storm: the anchor won't make the storm go away, but it will hold you steady until it passes.
“Slow breathing is like an anchor in the midst of an emotional storm: the anchor won't make the storm go away, but it will hold you steady until it passes.”
You're stronger than your fears, you just have to take the first step.
“You're stronger than your fears, you just have to take the first step.”
Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.
“Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it.”
He who fears he will suffer, already suffers from his fear.
“He who fears he will suffer, already suffers from his fear.”
When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.
“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”
Smile, breathe, and go slowly.
“Smile, breathe, and go slowly.”
Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.
“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.”
I've spent most of my life and most of my friendships holding my breath and hoping that when people get close enough they won't leave, and fearing that it's a matter of time before they figure me out and go.
“I've spent most of my life and most of my friendships holding my breath and hoping that when people get close enough they won't leave, and fearing that it's a matter of time before they figure me out and go.”
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.
“Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.”
Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
“Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.”
People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.
“People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.”
Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday.
“Today is the tomorrow we worried about yesterday.”
If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.
“If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the lack of sleep.”
To suffer some anxiety, some depression, some disappointment, even some failure is normal.
“To suffer some anxiety, some depression, some disappointment, even some failure is normal.”
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
“Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.”
Anxiety is the mind exaggerating what ifs, know that you can handle any situation and know that will you be okay.
“Anxiety is the mind exaggerating what ifs, know that you can handle any situation and know that will you be okay.”
Life is made of fear. Some people eat fear soup three times a day. Some people eat fear soup all the meals there are. I eat it sometimes. When they bring me fear soup to eat, I try not to eat it, I try to send it back. But sometimes I'm too afraid to and have to eat it anyway.
“Life is made of fear. Some people eat fear soup three times a day. Some people eat fear soup all the meals there are. I eat it sometimes. When they bring me fear soup to eat, I try not to eat it, I try to send it back. But sometimes I'm too afraid to and have to eat it anyway.”
You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
“You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.”
Stress is something that is sort of out of your control. You get stressed out over looking at the finish line. Stress is something that is an outside thing. Stress is an anxiety.
“Stress is something that is sort of out of your control. You get stressed out over looking at the finish line. Stress is something that is an outside thing. Stress is an anxiety.”
Today I escaped anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions, not outside.
“Today I escaped anxiety. Or no, I discarded it, because it was within me, in my own perceptions, not outside.”
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
“Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.”
You can't always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.
“You can't always control what goes on outside. But you can always control what goes on inside.”
I think one thing that does cause unhappiness is protracted anxiety and worry.
“I think one thing that does cause unhappiness is protracted anxiety and worry.”
Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.
“Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.”
We are always doing something to cover up our basic existential anxiety. Some people live that way until the day they die.
“We are always doing something to cover up our basic existential anxiety. Some people live that way until the day they die.”
Anxiety is good for nothing if we can't turn it into a defense.
“Anxiety is good for nothing if we can't turn it into a defense.”
I'm scared of any fighter I've ever fought because they are some dangerous people to be dealing with. That's also where the anxiety comes from.
“I'm scared of any fighter I've ever fought because they are some dangerous people to be dealing with. That's also where the anxiety comes from.”
I have social anxiety. It's easier up on stage because there's security in being there. When I'm off stage I'm trying not to be a manic freak. I'm quite shy.
“I have social anxiety. It's easier up on stage because there's security in being there. When I'm off stage I'm trying not to be a manic freak. I'm quite shy.”
Anxiety is the beginning of conscience, which is the parent of the soul but is not compatible with innocence.
“Anxiety is the beginning of conscience, which is the parent of the soul but is not compatible with innocence.”
At some stages of your life you will deal with things and at others you are overwhelmed with misery and anxiety.
“At some stages of your life you will deal with things and at others you are overwhelmed with misery and anxiety.”
The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all.
“The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all.”
All this hurrying from place to place won't bring you any relief, for you're travelling in the company of your own emotions, followed by your troubles all the way.
“All this hurrying from place to place won't bring you any relief, for you're travelling in the company of your own emotions, followed by your troubles all the way.”
Don't believe everything you think.
“Don't believe everything you think.”
Balancing time you spend with or without people is crucial for mental health.
“Balancing time you spend with or without people is crucial for mental health.”
What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.
“What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.”
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
“We acquire the strength we have overcome.”
Everybody ought to do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice.
“Everybody ought to do at least two things each day that he hates to do, just for practice.”
When I am anxious it is because I am living in the future. When I am depressed it is because I am living in the past.
“When I am anxious it is because I am living in the future. When I am depressed it is because I am living in the past.”
Anxiety and fear are cousins but not twins. Fear sees a threat. Anxiety imagines one.
“Anxiety and fear are cousins but not twins. Fear sees a threat. Anxiety imagines one.”
Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere.
“Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to do, but it gets you nowhere.”