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Under Stress Quotes


"Power abdicates only under stress of counter-power." - Martin Buber

"Men under stress are fools, and fool themselves." - Michael Crichton

"The key to winning is poise under stress." - Paul Brown

"People always like to hear that they're under stress, makes them feel better. You can imagine what they'd feel if they were told they weren't under stress." - Donald Barthelme

"When you choose to connect with others under stress, you can create resilience," - Kelly McGonigal

"Use no word that under stress of emotion you could not actually say." - Ezra Pound

"The better work men do is always done under stress and at great personal cost." - William Carlos Williams

"There's very few people, who really thrive creatively under great stress and conflict." - Clark Gregg

"Spiritual leadership ought to be given to those who have proven themselves under stress." - Max Anders

"You don't know what people are really like until they're under a lot of stress." - Tim Allen

"I often say that good crisis management is good decision-making under stress." - Steven Fink

"Being a comedian, you're under pressure. You have to deal with stress and pressure to perform - to deal with pressure without stress." - Al Franken

"I recognize women are under a lot more stress today. The things you consider stress are also the blessings in your life." - Bonnie Fuller

"Sometimes in this life, under the stress of an exceptional emotion, people do say what they think." - Marcel Proust

"Sometimes when people are under stress, they hate to think, and it's the time when they most need to think." - William J Clinton

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

"In times of stress, be bold and valiant." - Horace

"Where'd the days go, when all we did was play? And the stress that we were under wasn't stress at all just a run and a jump into a harmless fall" - Paolo Nutini

"The security of people and nations rests on four pillars - food, energy, water and climate. They are all closely related, and all under increasing stress" - Tom Burke

"Her [Sarah Palin] son went to Iraq under George W. Bush, but it gives us a chance to explain what post-traumatic stress disorder is." - Jon Soltz

"Research shows that when we're under stress or facing a major obstacle, we tend to focus on our weaknesses and what we're afraid of." - Jane Mcgonigal

"A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood" - John Gray

"But it turns out that people who are grounded and secure don't change much under stress. That's what being grounded means." - Michael Gruber

"Ironically enough, the only people who can hold up indefinitely under the stress of modern war are psychotics. Individual insanity is immune to the consequences of collective insanity." - Aldous Huxley

"Things get bad for all of us, almost continually, and what we do under the constant stress reveals who/what we are." - Charles Bukowski

"A women under stress is not immediately concerned with finding solutions to her problems but rather seeks relief by expressing herself and being understood." - John Gray

"The mind can go either direction under stress-toward positive or toward negative: on or off. Think of it as a spectrum whose extremes are unconsciousness at the negative end and hyperconsciousness at the positive end. The way the mind will lean under stress is strongly influenced by training." - Frank Herbert

"It seems that we have it backward in our society. We tend to look up to people who are under a great deal of stress, who can handle loads of stress, and those who are under a great deal of pressure." - Richard Carlson

"This nation under God" - Abraham Lincoln

"The stress stops here" - Harry S Truman

"Resentment creates stress." - Gabrielle Bernstein

"Stitch your stress away." - Anonymous

"Stress is poison." - Agave Powers

"I always have stress." - Takashi Murakami

"Male love circuits get an extra kick when stress levels are high. After an intense physical challenge, for instance, males will bond quickly and sexually with the first willing female they lay eyes on. Women, by contrast, will rebuff advances or expressions of affection and desire when under stress. The reason may be that the stress hormone cortisol blocks oxytocin's action in the female brain, abruptly shutting off a woman's desire for sex and physical touch." - Louann Brizendine

"The stress that they're under is absolutely extreme. Indefinite detention. Not knowing when you're going to get out. The threat of being sent back to a country that you fear you're going to be murdered or tortured upon return. I mean, this is the most extreme form of stress you can possibly conjure up. And our country is doing this to these people." - Patrick McGorry

"Most people, in committing a suicidal act, are just as muddled as when they do anything important under emotional stress. Carefully planned acts of suicide are as rare as carefully planned acts of homicide." - Erwin Stengel

"Heart in champions has to do with the depth of our motivation and how well your mind and body react to pressure - that is, being able to do what you do best under maximum pain and stress." - Bill Russell

"I had no doubts I could go to the pole. I may not be as strong, but I make up for physical strength in other areas, like steadiness and not panicking under stress." - Anne Bancroft

"When people who believe themselves to be addicts or alcoholics come under great stress or trauma, they mentally give themselves permission to drink or use drugs as a remedy." - Chris Prentiss

"People who are under certain stress have aquariums. Aquariums are classically either a reproduction of nature or a decorative element, like the ones you can see in big hotels." - Pierre Huyghe

"If something boils up under stress later, I remind myself to breathe and focus back to how I decided my day was going to go. It's simple but it works." - Beth Riesgraf

"Well, on the American side, every new administration has to cut its teeth in a crisis, because before a crisis, you don't really know what your various subordinates are thinking under stress." - Henry A Kissinger

"I had no doubts I could go to the pole. I may not be as strong, but I make up for physical strength in other areas, like steadiness and not panicking under stress." - Ann Bancroft

"I wrote my thesis on the benefits of war and very near got thrown out of college. But I can show you where the greatest advancement of mankind comes under stress and strain, not comfort." - Don Young

"If we pursue this matter further, we shall be told that the stable object is unchanging under the impact or stress of some particular external or internal variable or, perhaps, that it resists the passage of time." - Gregory Bateson

"The capacity of man himself is only revealed when, under stress and responsibility, he breaks through his educational shell, and he may then be a splendid surprise to himself no less than to this teachers." - Harvey Cushing

"The least we can do is to respect the Constitution because that's the foundation on which our republic is built. If you give the Constitution the go-by, your republic will be under stress." - Kishore Chandra Deo

"Al Qaeda is not the organization now that it was before. It is under stress organizationally. Its leadership spends more time trying to figure out how to keep from getting caught than they do trying to launch operations." - Cofer Black

"The golf swing is a violent swing. You twist, and your spine is under continual stress when you're making a golf swing. Your neck, your spine, your hands, your knees, everything." - Tom Watson

"In India, it is difficult for a cricketer to show that he is under some kind of stress. Here, you can only retire when you don't want to play anymore, or the motivation is lacking." - Harbhajan Singh

"I think it is fair to say that it is under a great deal of stress, and if I am asking for significant changes, it is because the world is going through significant changes." - Mohamed Elbaradei

"Nature is a numbers game. We need all the support we can get as our immune systems and health are under assault from pollution, stress, contaminated food and age-related diseases as our lifespans increase." - Paul Stamets

"On the other hand, I still approach each book with the same basic plan in mind - to put some people under severe stress and see how they hold up." - Terry Brooks

"I lived under the Nazis and under the Communists." - Gyorgy Ligeti

"Pursuit of knowledge under difficulties." - Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

"Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties" - Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

"Expectations are resentments under construction." - Anne Lamott

"I'd sleep under a Vermeer." - John Lithgow

"I don't like stress because stress stresses me out." - Jason Dufner

"Why stress tomorrow when you can stress today?" - Douglas Wilson

"But you should know the love can wear away under the stress of being married. Someone you think you love now, you might start to hate when he couldn't take care of your children, it'd be even worse. Love doesn't always survive under those circumstances." - Kiera Cass

"Men have been barbarians much longer than they have been civilized. They are only precariously civilized, and within us there is the propensity, persistent as the force of gravity, to revert under stress and strain, under neglect or temptation, to our first natures." - Walter Lippmann

"Change - even change meant to improve our lives - creates stress. We can get comfortable with our problems." - David Allen

"Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry" - Eckhart Tolle

"I stress character, character, character." - Maurice Sendak

"I stress a lot, sometimes." - David Ortiz

"Relieve stress through hysterical screaming." - Tim Dorsey

"Training is a case of stress management. Stress and rest, stress and rest" - Brooks Johnson

"When you are annoyed at someone's mistake, immediately look at yourself and reflect how you also fail; for example, in thinking that good equals money, or pleasure, or a bit of fame. By being mindful of this you'll quickly forget your anger, especially if you realize that the person was under stress, and could do little else. And, if you can, find a way to alleviate that stress." - Marcus Aurelius

"I know you even under the skin." - Aulus Persius Flaccus

"Acting is behaving truthfully under imaginary circumstances." - Sanford Meisner

"Nothing under the sun is ever accidental." - Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

"The text has disappeared under the interpretation." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Love is the law, love under will." - Aleister Crowley

"everyone is naked... under their clothes." - Ashley Purdy

"Under Lenin the Soviet Union was like a religious revival, under Stalin like a prison, under Khrushchev like a circus, and under Brezhnev like the U.S. Post Office." - Jimmy Carter

"there is evil everywhere under the sun." - Agatha Christie

"Under every deep a lower deep opens." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Under no circumstances should you lose hope." - Dalai Lama

"I'm not living under false delusions myself." - Rush Limbaugh

"Under no circumstances trust a lean cook." - Iain Hewitson

"Pay no rent under any pretext!" - Charles Stewart Parnell

"And silence matched the silence under snow." - Dannie Abse

"Chorus: Under every stone lurks a politician." - Aristophanes

"Under each formula lies a corpse." - Emil Cioran

"Under the seams runs the pain." - Anne Carson

"Africa suffered under European dominance for centuries." - Jacob Zuma

"My parents think I'm better under pressure." - Tori Amos

"No one can live under degradation." - Walid Jumblatt

"McCain I'd vote against under any circumstance." - Pat Robertson

"I try to stay under the radar." - Jason Patric

"The newer education put stress on culture ... Saturday mornings, the young were brushed and washed, forced into blue cheviot suits, and dragged to children's concerts to learn appreciation. They wriggled, squirmed, counted the light bulbs in the ceiling, dived under seats to gather ticket stubs, stampeded out at intermissions. The weakness of their bladders was astounding." - Zelda Popkin

"Coral reefs, the rain forest of the ocean, are home for one-third of the species of the sea. Coral reefs are under stress for several reasons, including warming of the ocean, but especially because of ocean acidification, a direct effect of added carbon dioxide. Ocean life dependent on carbonate shells and skeletons is threatened by dissolution as the ocean becomes more acid." - James Hansen

"The advantages of having decisions made by groups are often lost because of powerful psychological pressures that arise when the members work closely together, share the same set of values and, above all, face a crisis situation that puts everyone under intense stress" - Irving Janis

"When we are weak, we can still be strong. When we're under the greatest stress and facing the greatest challenges, it may be the best day of our lives, for God is working to make us into the people he wants us to be." - Casey Treat

"An Army is still a crowd, though a highly organized one. It is governed by the same laws, and under the stress of war is ever tending to revert to its crowd form. Our object in peace is so to train it that the reversion will become very slow." - J F C Fuller

"How do humans treat one another under the stress of a changing world? Do we fight and compete? Or, do we cooperate and work together as a family in this world to get through these changes? This is the question we are asking ourselves today." - Gregg Braden

"President Trump also mentioned that under the right conditions, he is willing to engage in dialogue with North Korea. Regarding exactly how, we do not have a detailed way forward. It must be in close consultation with the United States. But there is one thing I would like to stress: Korea should now play a larger and more leading role in this process." - Moon Jae-in

"Everybody is always talking about droughts and sea level rise, but when human civilization, with more crowding and greater resource depletion, is under that much stress, it translates into wars and huge displaced populations. The Syrian refugee crisis is just a first taste of what it's going to be like. I don't want my kids growing up in that kind of world." - James Cameron

"I am greedy. I eat under stress. When you are eating, the rest of the world is tuned out. And when you tune back in you feel guilty about having been greedy and the rest of the world is still there, so you have to carry on eating!" - Nigella Lawson

"Nonetheless, the research budgets of the Department of Defense are under enormous stress-and they are extremely important because they support more than 40 percent of all federal funding for engineering schools across the country. So the threat was and is real." - Charles Vest

"I wanted a child, and there was no way I could get pregnant under the stress of 18-hour work days and live TV. When you're somebody who's used to making a decision about what they want to do and getting it and achieving it, when your body fails you, it's a whole other experience." - Kara Dioguardi

"I wrote 'The Spy Who Came in from the Cold' at the age of 30 under intense, unshared personal stress and in extreme privacy. As an intelligence officer in the guise of a junior diplomat at the British Embassy in Bonn, I was a secret to my colleagues, and much of the time to myself." - John Le Carre

"Parents today are under a lot of stress, sometimes working two jobs just to make ends meet. They're trying to find day care for their kids and elder care for their own parents. The Federal Government shouldn't add to their worries by not living up to its obligations." - Barbara Mikulski

"You can no longer just be a good sailor. You have to be an incredible athlete as well. Having said that, you can be a great athlete, the strongest guy in the world, but if you can't anticipate and make decisions under stress and exhaustion and think ahead, then you won't be able to cut it, either." - James Spithill

"Nonetheless, the research budgets of the Department of Defense are under enormous stress-and they are extremely important because they support more than 40 percent of all federal funding for engineering schools across the country. So the threat was and is real." - Charles M. Vest

"To me the early childhood story is an ecumenical one. You take poverty seriously. You take seriously maternal depression. You take seriously children under stress and you take seriously the effects of extended hours participation in poor quality care. Those are the facts I begin with." - Robert Manne

"I am a trained hypnotherapist, yes, but it's more like a guided meditation. Most of the people I take under struggle with stress in their lives and have unbalanced sleeping patterns, so what I do enables my patients to regain energy and peacefulness on a subconscious level which affects their conscious mind." - Tanit Phoenix

"In the theatre, as anyone knows who's even done amateur theatre all their lives, you immediately find a family there. Because you're under stress, you're trying to create something, you're putting on a show, you find brothers and sisters right away." - Saul Rubinek

"Naps are the key to relieving stress. When you are working on two hours of sleep, the fact that cheese comes on something when you ordered it with no cheese is enough to send you crying under the covers for an hour." - Keri Russell

"Elephant populations in India and also in the whole of Asia are under severe stress. The captive ones are rendered jobless due to changes in the mode of transport and lifestyle of people. The ones in the wild are also no better off, as the forests are shrinking." - Mark Shand

"I'm under stress. They killed me on wikipedia. They killed me. And I didn't stay dead long enough to sell no DVDs. I didn't even stay dead long enough - I was too stupid. I should've stayed low. I should've laid low. I could've been gone for a year; I'd have made money. And then I'd have risen from the dead." - Sinbad

"Sometimes, counter-intuitively, it's easier to make a major change than a minor change. When a habit is changing very gradually, we may lose interest, give way under stress, or dismiss the change as insignificant. There's an excitement and an energy that comes from a big transformation, and that helps to create a habit." - Gretchen Rubin

"The earth is bountiful, and where her bounty fails, nitrogen drawn from the air will refertilize her womb. I developed a process for this purpose in 1900. It was perfected fourteen years later under the stress of war by German chemists." - Nikola Tesla

"Our fiat currency is under increasing stress with our large and growing trade deficits. We have a federal deficit that is calculated in the trillions when we take into account the net present value of the future Social Security and Medicaid obligations we are creating today." - George Noory

"Civilisation is hooped together, brought Under a rule, under the semblance of peace By manifold illusion...." - William Butler Yeats

"I don't fold under pressure, great athletes perform better under pressure, so put pressure on me." - Floyd Mayweather Jr

"Most small businesses failed because the owner was under skilled, not under capitalized." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Under the broken promises of superpowers and under the worlds indifference to spilled Arab blood." - Susan Abulhawa

"Either you will be under the blood or you will place the blood under you." - Adrian Rogers

"That's a lot of hard work gone under the water, under the bridge." - Phil Brown

"We had no domestic attacks under Bush. We've had one under Obama." - Rudy Giuliani

"If you start throwing hedgehogs under me, I shall throw a couple of porcupines under you." - Nikita Khrushchev

"Stress is what feeds your cancer. Stress is what gives you cancer and then there's the paparazzi giving you stress." - Farrah Fawcett

"Stress is the high-level performers PowerBar." - John Eliot

"Stress is the spice of life." - Hans Selye

"Rap is stress, but it pays great." - Drake

"Stress is not...a badge of courage" - Kris Carr

"All stress begins with one negative thought." - Rhonda Byrne

"All stress comes from resisting what is." - Oprah Winfrey

"Both worry and stress reek of arrogance." - Francis Chan

"I'm a stress free kind of guy." - Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev

"Fear and stress - one creates the other." - Gabrielle Bernstein

"Learning presence is a stress buster." - Gabrielle Bernstein

"People handle stress in different ways." - Jim Courier

"Stress is a form of suffering." - Eckhart Tolle

"Stress is extremely harmful to the body." - Eckhart Tolle

"Stress is an unstranformed opportunity for empowerment." - Doc Childre

"All stress inhibits true and effective learning." - Michel Thomas

"It's amazing how stress keeps you trim." - Peter Andre

"There's a difference between stress and pressure." - Spike Jonze

"Complete freedom from stress is death" - Hans Selye

"Spatial working memory is impaired by stress." - Richard Davidson

"Science has a simple faith, which transcends utility. Nearly all men of science, all men of learning for that matter, and men of simple ways too, have it in some form and in some degree. It is the faith that it is the privilege of man to learn to understand, and that this is his mission. If we abandon that mission under stress we shall abandon it forever, for stress will not cease. Knowledge for the sake of understanding, not merely to prevail, that is the essence of our being. None can define its limits, or set its ultimate boundaries." - Vannevar Bush

"We have self-assessment tools, computer-based tools to see how we are performing mentally in outer space and there's some also very interesting technology and work that's being funded by NRSBI to look at facial recognition to look at your patterns to see if you're experiencing stress or fatigue. It's a kind of thing that I think will gain acceptance with gradually. But it probably has more to immediate application in things like homeland security, and looking at facial recognition of people going through airports and things like that to see who's under stress." - Leroy Chiao

"Brain cells create ideas. Stress kills brain cells. Stress is not a good idea" - Arthur Frederick Saunders

"People work out, they stress their body, and their body gets stronger from stress." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Brain cells create ideas. Stress kills brain cells. Stress is not a good idea." - Richard Saunders

"Debt creates stress, stress creates behaviors that don't lead to happiness." - Seth Godin



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