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Stress Quotes

Stress is the body’s way of saying, “enough is enough”. No matter how strong you are, it’s easy to buckle down under daily work, health and mental stress. Remember, once your stress levels shoot up, the quality of your life significantly goes down. That is why it is important to alleviate stress even before it hinders your well-being and damages your life permanently. However, several people feel that a few forms of stress are good as they keep the individual on his toes and prevents him/her from being lazy. The advantage of such forms of stress is that they don't make you feel pointless.

Stress is a physiological challenge and it hampers the human body. Our bodies have a sympathetic way of responding to a stressful event, famously known as the 'fight-or-flight response'. During such a response our body produces large quantities of the chemicals, cortisol, adrenaline and noradrenaline, which trigger a higher heart rate, heightened muscle preparedness, sweating, and alertness.  All these factors help us protect ourselves in challenging situations which might add to mental stress.

Stress leads to increase in blood pressure, breathing and pulse rate and also slows down our digestive and immune systems. Let’s fight stress, here are some tension quotes and sayings by famous men. Scroll down to know what these great minds had to say.

William James

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

Valerie Bertinelli

There's going to be stress in life, but it's your choice whether to let it affect you or not.

Alexis Bledel

Directors and writers have a lot of stress as well, because they have people they answer to.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes.

Jason Statham

I like to meditate. But I get rid of my stress at the gym.

Norman Vincent Peale

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

Britney Spears

When I'm under stress, I do yoga. It's when I'm happiest that I have a problem with junk food.

Dave Chappelle

I think extreme sports are really good for relieving stress.


You have to prioritize what you stress about when you have a child.

Larry Page

I do think there is an important artistic component in what we do. As a technology company I've tried to really stress that.

Shah Rukh Khan

I personally believe the film turns out better when shot in one short schedule, plus it doesn't stress the actors.

Lily James

I think it's so important to be healthy and confident and natural. And not put too much stress on trying to be thin - I don't get the thin, thin thing at all.

Chuck Palahniuk

I live by fallacy. 'If I get enough nice Ikea furniture, I'll be a grown-up.' Then I catch myself. Or, 'If I get off by myself, away from the stress of modern life, I'll be OK.' Then I catch myself.

Brie Larson

Everything is changing all the time, and I'm not going to stress out and spend my entire time chasing something that ultimately doesn't exist.

Angela Merkel

Especially in a very secular world, we should always stress what is common in the Christian religion.

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Cate Blanchett

I tend to have this perverse reaction to authority and stress: I become more confident and clear when a challenge is enormous.

Blake Lively

Creating something I can use is the best stress reliever.

Paul Rudd

I grew up in the Midwest, where people seem to be friendly and nice to one another. There is less stress than in some of the other cities.

Viggo Mortensen

When you're under stress as a human being, you behave oddly and your relationships with people become strained.