10 Overthinking Quotes to Help You Stop Thinking and Start Doing

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These inspirational overthinking quotes will help you stay positive and productive on those days of self-doubt and overthinking everything.

Overthinking is the arch-enemy of happiness.

– Ordinary & Happy

To think too much is a disease.

– Dostoyevsky

Worrying is like paying a debt you don’t owe.

– Mark Twain

Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action has arrived, stop thinking and go in.

– Napoleon Bonaparte

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

– Mark Twain

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.

– Theodore Roosevelt

Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.

– Benjamin Franklin

If you overthink everything, you’ll never even get started.

– Ordinary & Happy

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.

– Albert Einstein

By overthinking, we often create problems that aren’t even there.

– Ordinary & Happy

The next time you are overthinking so much it is paralyzing you, use these quotes to break that state of mind.

We create change by taking action, not thinking about it all of the time.

Embrace the mistakes, embrace the risk, and let these quotes inspire you to get to work. Only by doing, can we make our dreams a reality.


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