“I worry about scientists discovering someday that lettuce has been fattening all along.” – Erma Bombeck


NoWorriesBy Bill Derby

Everyone over 55 knows who Alfred E. Neuman is or they should. He’s the goofy looking fictitious mascot and cover boy of Mad, an American humor magazine. His expression conveyed…. “What Me Worry.” I don’t think he worried about anything.

• What worries you masters you. – Haddon W. Robinson

• Worry is rust upon the blade. – Henry Ward Hughes

• Worries go down better with soup. – Yiddish Proverb

• Up the creek in a boat with a hole. – Archie Bunker

• You’re gonna need a bigger boat. – Jaws

• Worry gives a small thing a big shadow. – Swedish Proverb

• Nodding the head does not row the boat. – Unknown

• Pessimism is the triumph of worry over matter. – Unknown

• I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol. – Unknown

• If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it. – Jonathan Winters

• Hard work is exhilarating; worrying hard is a killer. – Joe Segal

• Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world. – Lily Tomlin

• Worry is today’s mice nibbling on tomorrow’s cheese. – Unknown

• Love is something sent from heaven to worry the hell out of you. – Dolly Parton

• I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. – Louisa May Alcott

• A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. – John Shedd

• Don’t worry about your heart. It will last as long as you live. – WC Fields

• When the situation is hopeless, there’s nothing to worry about. – Edward Abbey

• Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats. – Voltaire

• Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy. – Leo Buscaglia

• Often it does seem a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat. – Mark Twain

• After the ship has sunk, a consultant knows how it might have been saved. – Newt Hielscher

• If you have a boat and a happy marriage, you don’t need another thing. – Ed McMahon

• Success is having to worry about every damn thing in the world, except money. – Johnny Cash

• Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, it empties today of its strength. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

• Don’t worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older, it will avoid you. – Winston Churchill

• Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment. – Dale Carnegie

• Every evening I turn worries over to God. He’s going to be up all night anyway. – Mary C. Crowley

• If you worry about yesterday’s failures, then today’s successes will be few. – Unknown

• Worry doesn’t empty tomorrow of its troubles… it empties today of its strength. – Mary Englelbreit


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