Subjects — A
Where everything is bad it must be good to know the worst.
Suspense is worse than disappointment.
We have a lot of anxieties, and one cancels out another very often.
Only man clogs his happiness with care, destroying what is, with thoughts of what may be.
Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events?
Some of your grief you have cured, and lived to survive; but what torments of pain have you endured that haven’t as yet arrived.
Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
Cares that have entered once in the breast will have whole possession of the rest.
Anxiety is the hand maiden of creativity.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.