We all have moments when we feel overwhelmed by the world around us. Whether it’s due to our jobs, relationships, or just everyday life, it’s important to remember that we’re not alone in feeling this way. Quotes on overwhelmed can help us find solace in the fact that we’re not alone and that no matter how hard things seem, we can find the strength to keep going. Here are some of the best quotes on being overwhelmed that can help you through tough times.
“Sometimes you just have to take a step back and breathe. Life will still be there when you’re ready to face it again.” -Anonymous
This quote is a reminder that we don’t have to be constantly going full speed ahead in order to get things done. It’s okay to slow down and take a break when we’re feeling overwhelmed. Life will still be there when we’re ready to tackle it again.
“Take everything one step at a time. Don’t try to do too much at once.” -Anonymous
This quote is a great reminder to not take on too much at once. We often try to tackle too much, which can leave us feeling overwhelmed and frustrated. Instead, try taking things one step at a time. This will help us stay focused and finish tasks without getting overwhelmed.
“It’s okay to feel overwhelmed. Everyone feels that way sometimes.” -Anonymous
This quote is a great reminder that it’s normal to feel overwhelmed. It’s important to remember that we’re not alone in feeling this way and that it’s perfectly okay to take a break and recharge.
“The mind is like a parachute; it only works when it’s open.” -Anonymous
This quote is a great reminder that we need to stay open and flexible in order to handle the challenges life throws at us. When we’re feeling overwhelmed, it’s important to remember that we can find solutions if we stay open to possibilities.
“It’s not about how hard you can hit, it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.” -Rocky Balboa
This quote from the Rocky movies is a great reminder that no matter how hard life gets, we can still keep going. We can find the strength to move forward even when we’re feeling overwhelmed.
No matter how overwhelmed we feel, it’s important to remember that we can find strength to keep going. Quotes on overwhelmed can help remind us that we’re not alone and that we can stay focused and flexible in order to tackle whatever life throws at us.
We all experience feelings of being overwhelmed at one time or another. Whether it’s because of a deadline at work, a family problem, or just feeling like you can’t keep up with all that life throws at you, it’s important to take a step back, take a deep breath, and remember that you’re not alone. Here is a list of quotes about being overwhelmed that can provide some comfort and motivation to help you get through it.
A lot of people over time have had this kind of pattern in their relationship with Bill Clinton. You first meet him and you’re overwhelmed by his talent. He’s so energetic and articulate and full of ideas and he calls himself a congenital optimist and that optimism is contagious.
Dee Dee Myers
A plate of food has to have balance. For example, a mild fish like skate mustn’t be overwhelmed by the side dishes. They should have personality and color, but they also have to be subtle.
After River was born, I remember being in the bedroom by myself, overwhelmed because he wasn’t latching well, and I yelled, ‘Dave, I need help! Can you get in here?’ Suddenly my husband, my mom, and my in-laws were all in the doorway. I just melted into tears. It really does take a village.
After the 1960s and ’70s, there were real doubts about whether a mortal man could handle the country’s highest office. It had destroyed Johnson, corrupted Nixon, and overwhelmed Ford and Carter.
Americans of all backgrounds and in all kinds of circumstances are stressed out by feeling overwhelmed and being over-committed.
Americans, indeed, often seem to be so overwhelmed by their children that they’ll do anything for them except stay married to the co-producer.
Apple’s iPod success led them to believe an even bigger breakthrough was possible with the iPhone. In some respects, the iPhone hype overwhelmed even Apple.
As a medical doctor, I have known the face of adversity. I have seen much of death and dying, suffering and sorrow. I also remember the plight of students overwhelmed by their studies and of those striving to learn a foreign language. And I recall the fatigue and frustration felt by young parents with children in need.
Russell M. Nelson
As a person I’m often overwhelmed by emotions, so I write them down.
As the Coronavirus spread from Wuhan, China, to the United States, most governors quickly acquiesced to the media’s demand that they force a governmental shutdown of their states in order to prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed.
At first, I was overwhelmed at moving up to international level, but the England lads are top class at making you feel welcome.
At home, he’s a 100-percent softie; that’s who he is. I just blew his cover. When Howard has a really stressful day at work or he feels overwhelmed, it’s funny, I point to the foster room. After 30 seconds of being there with these baby kittens or these special needs cats, it just changes your whole mood.
Beth Ostrosky Stern
At least in cities where the Confederate Army established a base of operations, young women were overwhelmed by the number of prospective suitors. Thousands of men flocked to the Confederate capital of Richmond, prepared to work in one of the government departments or to train for duty in the Army.
At least three times a week, I am overwhelmed with a wave of gratitude to New York City for providing me with a life. Not that my life is so great, although I think it’s pretty nifty: I don’t mine coal; I get paid to write.
At some stages of your life you will deal with things and at others you are overwhelmed with misery and anxiety.
At the end of the day, making ‘Monster’ was unbelievably hard, as making any movie is. And the only thing that made it worth it is not those awards and all those kind of things that I can barely remember because I was so overwhelmed. It was really that night in the editing room, that day on set. It was those things.
At times, I feel overwhelmed and my depression leads me into darkness.
Being in the spotlight, you’re always picked apart. It’s not easy. But over time I’ve realized that you can’t please everyone and when you feel overwhelmed, just take a step back. Love yourself first.
Completely overwhelmed, it is huge project to be working on ‘Singh Is Bliing.’ How everyone is enjoying the film is everything to me. Definitely, it is the biggest milestone of my career.
Connecting with the kids is a great joy for me. I love meeting them backstage or at a signing event. I am overwhelmed when I meet kids who struggle with terminal illnesses.
Despite the hundreds of non-governmental organizations and the continued outpouring of foreign aid, East Africa remains as a region overwhelmed by extreme poverty.
Directing is: you’re overwhelmed the whole time. Your mind never stops. If you care about it. You wake up in the morning and you begin thinking about it and then you go to sleep at night and you’re still thinking about it.
Dream small dreams. If you make them too big, you get overwhelmed and you don’t do anything. If you make small goals and accomplish them, it gives you the confidence to go on to higher goals.
John H. Johnson
Drew Barrymore’s Guess shoot took place as she was making the transition to serious actress after having been more known as a child actress who had become overwhelmed by the Hollywood lifestyle.
Eddie and I are overwhelmed by the amount of lovely well wishes. We are blessed and…. I’m Mrs. Cibrian!
Every day I hear from women across the country who have incredible stories but are overwhelmed with their lives, asking me for advice on everything from potty training to organization. None have asked for dancing advice, however.
Every relationship I’ve been in, I’ve overwhelmed the girl. They just can’t handle all the love.
Every single wave, when I was overwhelmed and poor and struggling in New York, there were these extraordinary people in New York who said, ‘Come this way.’
George C. Wolfe
Every time I start a new novel, it seems like an impossible undertaking. If I tried to do too much too quickly, I would get lost and feel overwhelmed. I have to go slow, and give things a chance to take form and grow.
Flooding the mails with ballots is an invitation for voter fraud and chaos on Election Day. There is a danger of votes being lost, tampered with and, frankly, not counted by overwhelmed election officials.
Food in Dublin has gotten immeasurably better than it was. When I was a kid, there weren’t a lot of options. Now you’re overwhelmed with options.
James Vincent McMorrow
For a woman who didn’t want to be an actress, who is too tall, lanky, shy, and who didn’t fit into a Hindi conventional heroine, I am overwhelmed that my audiences have accepted me in India and the world.
For anyone who feels they are overwhelmed by their job, or maybe they take their job too seriously or are working too hard, I say go to a safari, particularly the Okavango Delta, and just be humbled.
For me, for a very long time, I was in denial because when you say you’re sad or you’re overwhelmed, we consider it whining or complaining. People say, ‘Count your blessings,’ and it’s like, ‘Yeah, I am, but I’m still sad. Something is wrong with me.’ I had to acknowledge it.
For over forty years, I’ve been one of the most passionate believers in entrepreneurs. From day one, I’ve learned that too many small businesses are predicated on business models that the owner barely understands, and then, those same men and women are baffled when their business dreams are overwhelmed with struggles they never foresaw.
From a nobody, I seem to have become a celebrity of sorts overnight. I am dumbstruck and overwhelmed.
German businessmen are overwhelmed by the high cost of doing business. Inflexible rules, enforced by a burgeoning bureaucracy, discourage entrepreneurship.
Health messages are simply overwhelmed, in volume and in effectiveness, by junk-food ads that often deploy celebrities or cartoon characters to great effect. We may know that eating fruits and vegetables is good for us, but the preponderance of the signals we get – and especially the signals children get – push us in the direction of junk food.
Hitler was such an anomalous character – he was so over-the-top chaotic in his approach to statesmanship, his manner and in the violence which overwhelmed the country initially. I think diplomats around the world… felt like something like that simply would not be tolerated by the people of Germany.
Honestly, man, I’m not somebody who wants the celebrity. I could really care less about that stuff. I know everyone says it, but I get overwhelmed by it all sometimes.
Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed levees and exploded the conventional wisdom about a shared American prosperity, exposing a group of people so poor they didn’t have $50 for a bus ticket out of town. If we want to learn something from this disaster, the lesson ought to be: America’s poor deserve better than this.
Michael Eric Dyson
I am immensely overwhelmed and thankful to Filmfare and the Times Of India Group for bestowing on my father and my guru the honor he truly deserves. It is prodigious to see the Best Music Album Award being named in memory of the man who pioneered and changed the face of music industry in India.
I am not expecting anyone to feel sorry for me, but when friends ask how it feels to be a debut novelist who has also been long listed for the Man Booker prize, I have to admit that my response has confused me. I am so overwhelmed, so delighted, so honoured and so surprised, I have come out in a violent cold.
I am not only overwhelmed with excitement to be back in the seat but also to show my support to help raise awareness to end domestic violence and sexual assault by displaying the ‘No More’ symbol as I pilot the No. 24 car.
I am overwhelmed and I am glad I can make my parents proud by becoming a Canadian citizen. It has been a long journey becoming a Canadian citizen.
I am overwhelmed by the love showered on me by my fans.
The Great Khali
I am overwhelmed by the reaction to my songs. At Mitra, people went crazy dancing to Paglu’s songs. Naveena, which hardly ever screens a Bengali movie, is screening ‘Paglu.’ I got mobbed at the theaters and lost my watch and shades.
I am overwhelmed for whatever I have achieved so far. I give the credit to my mother and everyone who has helped me.
Yo Yo Honey Singh
I am overwhelmed to be a mentor of Kolkata Endeavour Society to encourage and support the initiatives towards helping the people who are in need and thus, do our utmost bit to save humanity.
I am overwhelmed with all the love, affection, and warmth that I have been receiving for ‘Dheere Dheere.’ It is one of my most special works, and I am glad that so many million hearts have taken to it in such a manner.
Yo Yo Honey Singh
I am overwhelmed with gratitude, and my heart is full. ‘American Sniper’ has broken records, which follows such an honest path of Chris’s life.
I am overwhelmed with the love and affection of the people. Girls have written letters calling me their inspiration, which has touched my heart.
I am overwhelmed with the love I have been receiving.
I am thrilled yet overwhelmed. There are so many great women athletes, some incredible performances.
I appreciate all of the attention I get in my career. I am a loner and live a rather secluded life so sometimes I do get overwhelmed, but I am always very appreciative of everything, and honored.
I became interested in photography during my first visit to the United States. I was a student at a university in Holland. I was overwhelmed by the beauty of the American West. That was when I learned about the tradition of nature in American photography.
I can work myself up into a fearful, paralyzing state of mind that can last for days, weeks even months where I feel mad, totally isolated and alone, overwhelmed and completely out of control.
I cried, I was so overwhelmed to meet Michael Jackson.
I didn’t even know what a tour manager was, but I was the tour manager, booking agent, all that stuff for almost two years without knowing it. I wasn’t overwhelmed, because I enjoyed doing it.
I didn’t want to get back into the whole industry. I left overworked, overwhelmed, and not having any control over my life. I was bulimic and needed to heal.
I don’t feel like I’m overwhelmed from meeting people and telling my story over and over again.
I don’t feel overwhelmed with information. I really like it.
I don’t really listen to the radio anymore, but some of the more contemporary people I like are Stereolab, Spiritualize, Yo La Tengo and Bedhead. There are other things too, like Pavement. They’re a great band, with really good lyrics. But generally, I’m not overwhelmed by the state of indie-rock.
I don’t think I’ve ever felt overwhelmed on an ice rink.
I don’t want technology to replace teachers, but where there are no teachers, or the teachers are overwhelmed, it can be helpful.
I feel like I’ve always been a great fighter but I’m learning the patience part of it and not getting overwhelmed with emotion and adrenaline and going out there and brawling like a maniac.
I feel so overwhelmed by the kind of double hitter of a successful book and record. I just assumed at least one of them… would hopefully stick. So it’s nice that both did so well.
I felt just overwhelmed by input: the Vietnam war and the collapse of the ’60s and the proliferation of media’ it just felt like everything was too much to handle and you just tuned out.
I get a bit overwhelmed by the number of shows I haven’t seen, that are still on my bucket list.
I get overwhelmed when I approach things intellectually.
I go into the kitchen and cook with music on or go for walks around my neighborhood when I feel the most overwhelmed.
BeBe Zahara Benet
I got overwhelmed by the magnitude of the celebrity culture in America. My background is as a news journalist, and newsrooms in the US are shrinking – investigation teams are being terminated or shrunk on newspapers all around the country. The one aspect that’s expanded is coverage of celebrity culture.
I grew up completely overwhelmed by TV, and part of the reason why I have gone into television is as a way to justify to myself all those wasted hours of watching TV as a kid. I can now look back and say, ‘Oh, that was research.’
I had to read Plato and Kant, and at times I was overwhelmed. But I have always been fearless, and so was Hannah Arendt. She wasn’t afraid to speak out when she knew her opinions would not be popular because she believed in the public discourse above all.
I hate the way my life has been inexplicably overwhelmed by questionnaires. Life is so much stranger and so much more beautiful than the lists that reduce it to an anorexic assembly of tics and obsessions.
I have been overwhelmed by the response that I have received on the doorstep during this campaign.
I have been overwhelmed by the response to ‘The Queen of Zombie Hearts.’
I hope people think about the way trials go today, with the justice system overwhelmed by cases.
I just think Cam Newton is a guy who doesn’t get overwhelmed by the moment. He seems to thrive in the spotlight.
I just want to say, if you’re going crazy, take a break. I felt overwhelmed by stuff that wasn’t satisfying me, things I was supposed to do for my career. I stopped and said, ‘Let me get back to the basics.’
I know pastry chefs who are overwhelmed by the idea of tasting, rather than measuring, their way to a balanced vinaigrette.
I know that each of us has much to do. Sometimes we feel overwhelmed by the tasks we face. But if we keep our priorities in order, we can accomplish all that we should. We can endure to the end regardless of temptations, problems, and challenges.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
I like experimenting with different styles of singing and languages and was frankly overwhelmed at the idea of working with Vishal and Shekhar.
I like movies that project a dilemma of modern men and women who are overwhelmed by the system.
I like the experience being in the audience and being overwhelmed by sound, like thick, oppressive loud sound and distortion.
I like ‘X Factor’ as much as the next person, but I do get overwhelmed with the amount of reality TV. It’s such cheap programming and such a load of rubbish, most of it.
I love meeting readers and booksellers and am beyond overwhelmed and gratified at the reception. Each day feels like an adventure.
John Corey Whaley
I love painting and music, of course. I don’t know nearly as much about them as I know about poetry. I’ve certainly been influenced by fiction. I was overwhelmed by War and Peace when I read it, and I didn’t read it until I was in my late 20s.
I love what I do so much, and I have a very acute understanding of how I work as a person, so if I’m afraid, I shut down and can’t do anything. If I’m overwhelmed, I shut down and can’t do anything.
I loved teaching. It was my world. I only left because I was overwhelmed with three careers – teaching, writing, and my family.
Patricia Reilly Giff
I made a decision when I started writing ‘All is Song’ to take the compliments I had for ‘The Wilderness’ and try to be confident and not overwhelmed by it.
I mean, I cried on my first red carpet. I literally walked off and cried because there were so many people and they were all taking pictures and I just felt overwhelmed because I’m a feeler and I’m sensitive.
I myself don’t know what makes my books work. I enter a bookstore and I’m frankly overwhelmed by the number of books in most of them, and I know people are buying mine.
I never feel burdened or overwhelmed by my work. People tell you to find something you love for a career, and I have. That makes me feel very lucky.
I never really feel overwhelmed; I feel energized by what goes on in our day.
I noticed every time I felt overwhelmed, I would hold my breath. I had to learn to stop, relax, and take long deep breaths, and within seconds I would feel more clear and ready to deal with the situation in a more loving way.
I realized that if you try to be the perfect mom, perfect wife, perfect actress, you start to feel overwhelmed. You shut down. I got that really fast… I was running back and forth from breast-feeding to filming a scene, overextending myself on every level. I realized I have to make priorities, and my family is number one no matter what.
I realized that ‘performing’ was what I wanted to do when I did my first professional gig as a dancer with my company ‘Synergy’ in Canada. I was overwhelmed with how it felt to perform in front of an audience.
Catherine Mary Stewart
I really, genuinely don’t look at my schedule too often, because when I do, I get a little overwhelmed by how much is going on.
I regrettably wasted time at university by being overwhelmed and intimidated by the talent of other composers. I felt stuck and didn’t know what I was doing there. I enjoyed my experience, but I didn’t grab it in the way I would now.
I remember being in high school and listening to Vivaldi’s ‘Winter’ and being so overwhelmed with emotion.
I remember that in the past I was overwhelmed with the mystery of anxiety, or the mystery of depression, but now when you feel that feeling coming on you no longer go into fight-or-flight mode. You go: ‘Oh, I know what this is’ and you ride it out.
I saw ‘Hamilton’ when it was at the Public, and I just wept profusely in my seat because this is a form I love deeply, and to watch it be reinvented in such a genius, gifted way and executed by such a brilliant company of human beings, I was overwhelmed with not just appreciation for the piece of work itself but for the possibility.
I started working at a soup kitchen in skid row of Los Angeles when I was 13 years old, and the first day, I felt really scared. I was young, and it was rough and raw down there, and though I was with a great volunteer group, I just felt overwhelmed.
I stood in front of a mountain and was overwhelmed by the beauty and energy; I had goosebumps. I thought, if I could record this feeling, go back home and pour it out again so other people can have that feeling, this I would want to be my work. I knew it was acting – I wanted to be like a messenger or medium.
I suspect most politicians feel overwhelmed because people’s lives are a real struggle, full of unhappiness, and you would probably feel powerless to do anything about it.
I think as a teen who was thrust into the public eye pretty quickly, I got overwhelmed easily and felt constant pressure to be a certain type of person.
I think Facebook’s biggest problem is the glut of information that Facebook’s power users are overwhelmed with.
I think faith is incredibly important because you will become overwhelmed with what’s happening and you will have waves of grief, but when you turn to your faith, I believe God will give you waves of grace to get through it.
I think from the time I was a kid I’ve been an entertainer. I’ve always had the ability to play characters. When I came to California, I was overwhelmed that you could do this and get paid for it, make a living on it, and be creative within this art form.
I think that not being all that overwhelmed by good reviews is a luxury. I’m like a rich person who says he doesn’t care about money.
I think the feeling of being kind of overwhelmed is almost part of the aesthetic of the work.
I think there were so many times that I just felt so overwhelmed by school and by my relationships with my friends and I felt like I was going to be stuck in high school forever and I was never going to achieve my dreams.
I think women today are so overwhelmed and overtaxed.
I tried to drown my sorrows, but the bastards learned how to swim, and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling.
I try not to look at my schedule for the week because I’ll get so overwhelmed. Every day, there are multiple things to be done and 10 things I don’t end up accomplishing.
I used to listen to ‘Perfect Day’ by Hoku every single day in high school! ‘On this perfect day, nothin’ standin’ in my way… Don’t you try to rain on my perfect day.’ It pumped me up when I was feeling down or defeated, whether it was from the cool kids making me feel left out or feeling overwhelmed with homework and mean teachers.
I was a different kind of player as a kid and didn’t do too much shouting and screaming. If things didn’t go my way, I tended to get a bit overwhelmed. All I wanted to do was cry on my mom’s shoulder. I didn’t know how to handle defeat in front of a crowd, and I didn’t want to be the loser.
I was a serious kid to an absurd degree. I was overwhelmed with responsibility. You know, trying to play grown up. I overdid it.
I was a teenager and it was tough years for me. Being able to bring myself into a character and live in somebody else’s world was so important for me emotionally. I couldn’t express things well in my normal life. I was so overwhelmed by my emotions.
I was doing sketches that were funny but socially irresponsible. I felt I was deliberately being encouraged and I was overwhelmed.
I was fortunate enough to meet Aretha Franklin but I was so overwhelmed that I just burst out crying.
I was one of the assistant dancers of ‘Race’ 10 years ago, and now I am one of the lead actors of ‘Race 3,’ where I have got a chance to share screen space with some of the legends of our country like Anil Kapoor and Salman Khan. I am overwhelmed.
I was overwhelmed by how military families felt supported and honored by ‘Nubs.’
I was overwhelmed by so many interviewers and then messages of congratulations. So many congratulation messages. I feel this shows the authority and the greatness of the Nobel Prize.
I was overwhelmed meeting him. I didn’t know what to say, I didn’t know whether to call him ‘Coach Russell,’ ‘Bill,’ or ‘Mr. Russell.’
I was overwhelmed to see Salman Khan sir in real life!
I was overwhelmed when people started to know who I was.
I was read to as a small child, I read on my own as soon as I could, and I recall being more or less overwhelmed again and again – if not by what the books actually said, by what they suggested, what they helped me to imagine.
I was really overwhelmed by the amount of roles that I got offered that were carbon copies of what I did in ‘Up in the Air.’ I got every offer for every ambitious, unfeeling practically robotic character.
I was so overwhelmed by the amazing response I had from thousands of women saying they felt beautiful in my first collection, I wanted to design more clothes they could love themselves in.
I was so overwhelmed years ago, when I was a kid, by ‘All Quiet on the Western Front.’ I think it was the second movie I ever saw. I never got over that one.
I wasn’t overwhelmed by dogma, and that sort of freed me up to look at things differently.
I wouldn’t mind an original letter from Napoleon to Josephine – in the early days, his letters arrived torn to pieces because he was overwhelmed by his passion for her.
If I couldn’t get published tomorrow I’d still be writing. It’s something to do with feeling so overwhelmed by this experience of life that you have to tell someone about it, and in a way that reorders the experience to make it manageable.
If I feel strongly about anything, I get overwhelmed with emotion.
If not managed properly, owning a company and running a business with multiple locations can make you feel constantly overwhelmed.
If the federal government is intent on keeping the southern border open and refuses to notify states when it dumps a new bunch of unvetted, unvaccinated migrants on their doorstep, it is up to governors to stand up for their communities and stop their services being overwhelmed by the influx.
If you are too overwhelmed, then when you sit down and try to write something, it feels forced. There’s nothing worse than forced music. I mean, this world has enough of that right now, where it’s basically McDonald’s making music. ‘Everybody needs another hamburger and fries.’ Here’s a piece of crap that nobody’s gonna care about it two years.
If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed by the daily decisions you have to make, it’s time to automate something.
If you’re easily overwhelmed when you shop, remember that store employees know what’s in stock, and they love to give fashion advice. Working with one is like having your own stylist.
If you’re in Hollywood, with no track record, it’s pretty odds-on that you can get swamped and overwhelmed by the sheer scale of it all; particularly with the intense commercial push that you feel there.
I’m a perfectionist. And that’s served me very well in my career. It allows me to handle these large, complex problems without letting things fall through the cracks… That is the mentality you have to have to attack these complex problems of chip design, for example, when you’re overwhelmed with complexity.
I’m always flabbergasted and overwhelmed by the audience a film reaches.
I’m being more physical and aggressive while, at the same time, I’m not being overwhelmed by strong fighters like Sara McMann.
I’m from Boston, and I get easily overwhelmed in New York, so I go to Boston and stay with my parents for a few months at a time to write, or edit, or just to cry.
I’m from New York, and I started in New York, which I think is a huge advantage because I wasn’t overwhelmed by the city. I understood the city. All of the distractions that could come with somebody that started comedy in New York didn’t really happen for me.
I’m happy that I have my family, and I’m happy that I had Virginia, where I grew up, to retreat to any time I felt overwhelmed. Whenever there were times when I felt like the rug was being pulled out from under me and I was floating in this crazy space, I would stop and go back to that neighborhood and realize nothing’s changed, really.
I’m just overwhelmed with the fact that I had a signature shoe. It’s actually ‘my shoe.’
I’m overwhelmed by and in awe of the work that I do. I adore my work. I live to work.
I’m overwhelmed by the pain in the world; I’m affected by the news very much, and adding that to my work was becoming a little bit too much.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
I’m pretty easily overwhelmed and pretty tough as well. I think I’m tougher than I used to be. There’s been a lot of hardship along the way. But that’s what life is. And it’s how you deal with those things, and how you let them shape you that makes you a better person and defines what sort of person you’re going to be.
I’m proud, privileged, and overwhelmed by how many times I’ve played for England.
I’m so overwhelmed, humbled and just honored the Knicks took the chance with me.
I’m somewhat overwhelmed by the microblogging that takes place in China, and the smartphones and all the people that want to take pictures of myself and my family.
I’m still overwhelmed and, at the same time, kind of star struck that I am part of this New England Patriots organization.
I’m such a massive fan of ‘Strictly,’ so I was overwhelmed when I got asked to be a host on ‘It Takes Two.’ It came completely out of the blue!
I’m super stressed; I’m super overwhelmed.
I’m truly overwhelmed by the beauty of the land, the culture, and the historical significance of Egypt.
I’m very grateful for what I have. I’m old enough that I can mort out at any minute without any sense of regret at all. That’s not true. I might look back and think I wish I hadn’t been so selfish when my kids were smaller. But I’m not overwhelmed by regret.
In 2015, the majority of refugees and migrants reached the European Union through Greece. Greek authorities were overwhelmed by the sheer number of people arriving at their shores. But they did not stay there. They were waved through to Central Europe at an increasing pace.
In college, I was failing almost every class I was taking my freshman year. I was having difficulty in managing my time; I was just overwhelmed. Even though I knew I was smart and knew I was good enough, at that point, I doubted all of it because I struggled to handle my sport, classes and social life all at once.
In Holland I have seen well-meaning, principled people blinded by multiculturalism, overwhelmed by the imperative to be sensitive and respectful of immigrant culture, while ignoring criminal abuse of women and girls.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali
In the early days of the Russian Revolution in 1917, I was completely in sympathy with it. I felt that it established a new era in the history of the modern world. I was so overwhelmed by it that, if people made any unfriendly comment, I would vigorously defend it. If people condemned the Communist party, I would speak in its defense.
Initially when I got called up, I thought it would change my life. And it didn’t. Then when I won the Most Valuable Player, I thought I’d be a Beatle and I’d be overwhelmed and not be able to leave my hotel room. I don’t say that with arrogance, I say it with unknown.
It feels good to be back in the Kannada film industry and I’m overwhelmed by the love of the people here.
It keeps me from getting too overwhelmed about the industry when I can just do my math homework.
It’s clear on the one hand that an education enriches and informs a response to beauty, even makes it possible in esoteric cases. On the other hand, there’s no question that someone with no musical education whatsoever might wander into a concert hall and be overwhelmed by the ‘Beethoven Pastoral Symphony’.
It’s easy to get swept up in the day to day ridiculous things that are in the news. They’re not meaningless, they’re legitimate and worth being engaged with. But it’s easy to get overwhelmed and swept up and forget what real life feels like.
It’s hunger. It’s homelessness, often. It’s underfunded, under-resourced schools. It’s abuse beyond the chilling. It’s having overwhelmed parents and caregivers. Those are the things that young people are struggling with beyond our view.
Susan L. Taylor
It’s just kind of empowering when you become a mother. You just get overwhelmed with this new confidence and you feel really in control of your life. It’s been beautiful.
It’s okay to be annoyed with your significant other and feel overwhelmed at times.
It’s really amazing to stand in front of a work you haven’t seen before and be almost overwhelmed by its beauty and the vision and execution of the artist.
I’ve been overwhelmed; I was a single mother for a time.
I’ve got quite a vivid imagination and I’m easily overwhelmed by sensations and things that are beautiful or scary. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a ghost – I think I’m probably haunted by my own ghosts than real ones.
I’ve never been overwhelmed with a desire to become famous. It’s not that I didn’t want to have my work appreciated, but for some reason – maybe it’s because my father disapproved of almost everything I did – in some secret place in my being was a desire to avoid success.
Let’s not allow the voice of the people to be overwhelmed by the siren song of those who opposed regulation, who demanded that government should stand aside and let finance and business run the show.
Like many other people, I grew up with so much adversity and negativity, it would have been easy to get overwhelmed and give in. But by turning negatives into positives, losing into a journey to winning, I have been able to overcome the odds that were against me and change them into motivation for my success.
Listening to the stories my colleagues are researching and grappling with – in terms of access to documents, psychological understanding of their subjects, artful composition and determination to extrapolate from an individual’s life lessons and insights that we can all learn from – I am each time overwhelmed by joy.
Look, I just read out loud for a living. Most of my friends are doctors or lawyers, people I went to university with, they’re on the train at 7 A.M. and don’t get home until 7 P.M. They work bloody hard, and they’re allowed to be overwhelmed. I don’t think I’m allowed, really.
Mahadev’ got me most recognition. But I have to say that post ‘Kyunki’… I was offered everything under the sun. Being an outsider, who didn’t have to work too hard, I was overwhelmed.
Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock.
Many of us feel as though we are overloaded and overwhelmed by all the things that are happening, and we can’t stop work for even five minutes or we’ll fall behind: the idea that if we don’t take breaks, we’re being more productive.
Many of us feel stress and get overwhelmed not because we’re taking on too much, but because we’re taking on too little of what really strengthens us.
Marc Frydman and I are overwhelmed by the confidence Touchstone Television has shown in us, and we’re thrilled to continue trying to knock ’em out of the park.
Moliere and Arthur Miller affected me at a very young age. In adulthood, I became overwhelmed by Chekhov. Those are my big theatrical influences.
Most editors are just worried about their jobs. They’re overwhelmed. They’re underpaid. They do the best they can.
Most people get overwhelmed by the insignificant decisions of their lives. I’m urging people to minimize the time spent on these when they’re not critical to their most important goals.
Most people, they get overwhelmed by the religious stories, the nationalist stories, by the economic stories of the day, and take these stories to be the reality.
Yuval Noah Harari
My own novel, ‘The Silver Bough,’ about the inhabitants of a remote town at risk of being overwhelmed by Scotland’s mythological past, was once criticised by a disgruntled fan as ‘fantasy for people who don’t read fantasy.’
My shrink said to me once when I used to get really overwhelmed and super depressed because I was really run down between kids and the company and there was just so much going on – she said, ‘You know, you have to look after you in order for you to look after everybody else.’
Nightmares of a capital city overwhelmed by tsunami, war or plague transfix us, but catastrophe is first felt locally, and there are many homes outside the city.
No doubt, some people are quantitatively less busy than others and some much more so, but that doesn’t change the shared experience: most everyone I know feels frazzled and overwhelmed most of the time.
Often confused with shyness, introversion does not imply social reticence or discomfort. Rather than being averse to social engagement, introverts become overwhelmed by too much of it, which explains why the introvert is ready to leave a party after an hour and the extravert gains steam as the night goes on.
Often, parents feel overwhelmed. Many must accomplish the whole job single-handedly while bearing all of the emotional pain of divorce.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
On ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me,’ it wasn’t fear as much as it was feeling overwhelmed because there were so many moving parts. But I felt that I knew what I was doing. And on a movie like this, there’s so much preparation that goes into it that by the time you were there, you had done months of planning.
One might expect that the families of murder victims would be showered with sympathy and support, embraced by their communities. But in reality they are far more likely to feel isolated, fearful, and ashamed, overwhelmed by grief and guilt, angry at the criminal-justice system, and shunned by their old friends.
One must not let oneself be overwhelmed by sadness.
One of the challenges of my job is relaying the magnitude of information coming through in a reading, and when I’m overwhelmed in processing a feeling because of how intense it is, my brain resorts to calling it ‘immense’ for some reason.
One of the triumphs of the Civil Rights Movement is that when you travel through the South today, you do not feel overwhelmed by a residue of grievance and hate.
Our contemporary society is experimenting with the diminishment of caregivers for children. Some children are raised through crucial stages of life by only one person. This one person, who strives to give the best, may be overwhelmed, busy, trying to raise many children. And even in homes with two parents, many children are essentially alone.
Overwhelmed by the miraculous potentialities of the machine, our human greed has interfered with the biological cycle of human companionship which keeps the life of a community healthy.
People are being overwhelmed with social issues, political problems and economic problems – and this notion of giving everything up and going to live off-grid and to have a simpler way of life is quite attractive.
People are overwhelmed looking up at the Mount Everest of environmental challenges that we face. But you put one foot in front of the other and you recognize that not everyone is Sir Edmund Hillary.
Ed Begley, Jr.
People are remarkably bad at remembering long lists of goals. I learned this at a professional level when trying to get my high-performance coaching clients to stay on track; the longer their lists of to-dos and goals, the more overwhelmed and off-track they got. Clarity comes with simplicity.
People feel overwhelmed by the news cycle, and by this nagging feeling that the kind of vitriol out of Washington is just not how we are supposed to act as a government, and as a nation.
People will bring up all kinds of masala, but all that matters to me are my fans. They are my strength. I am overwhelmed by their support and love. It just pays off for all the hard work you put in.
Remember that the larger the renovation, the more options you have, which also means the more decisions you’ll have to make. Laying out your plans well in advance will help you avoid becoming overwhelmed, and will also give you the opportunity to shop prices and stretch your budget.
Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
Science has produced such powerful weapons that in a war between great powers there would be neither victor nor vanquished. Both would be overwhelmed in destruction.
John Boyd Orr
Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness.
Since ‘Christine’ started screening, I’m overwhelmed by the response from women and men – that it’s so rare to see something like this. We’re just not given the opportunity so much.
Some days, I get overwhelmed and a bit breathless… I’ve probably cried at work, but I’m limited with my crying: I’m the boss; I’m not really allowed to cry at work.
Sometimes feeling overwhelmed is part of what it means to be a Christian. You can’t bear somebody else’s burden unless you are taking something of their load and it’s weighing you down a little bit.
Sometimes getting something off your chest to someone else is an important step in coping – so you know that you’re not alone, you’re not failing, and that it is perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed or sad at times. Everybody does.
Sometimes when I am photographing a major news event, I am suddenly overwhelmed by helplessness.
Sometimes when you’re overwhelmed by a situation – when you’re in the darkest of darkness – that’s when your priorities are reordered.
Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is… the highway to success.
Suffering makes a people greater, and we have suffered much. We had a message to give the world, but we were overwhelmed, and the message was cut off in the middle. In time there will be millions of us – becoming stronger and stronger – and we will complete the message.
Tanveer is one character which people love to hate. I am overwhelmed by the reaction my character has garnered across various platforms, which gives me an assurance that my efforts have paid off.
Tenacity is not about avoiding being overwhelmed but being indomitable in the face of the overwhelming odds of your venture’s failure.
That’s a problem. I mean, like any sort of growing startup organization, we are sort of overwhelmed by our growth. And that means we’re getting enormous quantity of whistleblower disclosures of a very high caliber, but don’t have enough people to actually process and vet this information.
The amygdala is like a point guard in the emotional part of your middle brain. When it is overwhelmed, it hijacks you away from being able to access your upper rational brain and think and assess what to do. It essentially disables your ability to think.
The artist is chosen by God to fulfill his commands and must never be overwhelmed by public opinion.
The challenge in my life really is keeping the balance between feeling creatively energized and fulfilled without feeling overwhelmed and like I’m in the middle of a battlefield.
The discussion of animal rights in jallikattu has been misunderstood. We know that the tails of the bulls are broken, that chilly powder is rubbed into their eyes and they are forcibly fed country liquor. The animal is overwhelmed and does not know what is happening.
The first thing that happens is that you’re overwhelmed by so much attention. It’s just so unnatural. Only people who’ve been in that position can realize what it’s like. I mean, you have to be there.
The human animal originally came from out-of-doors. When spring begins to move in his bones, he just must get out again. Moreover, as civilization, cement pavements, office buildings, radios have overwhelmed us, the need for regeneration has increased, and the impulses are even stronger.
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
The love and liking that people have for me has bowled me over, and I am simply overwhelmed.
The nature of an innovation is that it will arise at a fringe where it can afford to become prevalent enough to establish its usefulness without being overwhelmed by the inertia of the orthodox system.
The picture has made its million back in four months; I have been overwhelmed by letters, hundreds of them, literally, begging me in my next production not to swing over the shallow trash of mother love, father love, sister love, brother love.
Erich von Stroheim
The reason why Hollywood cranks out so many sequels and adaptations is because the audience is so overwhelmed with choices, the only way to get them in the theater is to give them something familiar.
The soul of a woman is so important to maintain given all that is on our plates. Figuring out how to do it can be a little tricky. My prayer was, ‘Lord, please help me. How can I do it all and not be overwhelmed? How can I do it all and still be happy?’ His answer: Find the stolen moments of joy in all you do.
The time I heard the script for Hathiram’s character in ‘Paatal Lok,’ I was sure it is one of the best characters that I had ever been offered. I am extremely overwhelmed with the kind of responses that I am getting for the performance.
The trick is preventing yourself from becoming overwhelmed; just adding in one new serving of fruit or veg a day is fantastic. Some sweet potato wedges or guacamole make an insanely delicious addition to any meal, and they’re such an easy place to start.
The water system in this country is overwhelmed, and we aren’t putting enough resources towards this essential resource. We simply can’t continue to survive with toxic drinking water.
The water was like a physiological stimuli to the subconscious that overwhelmed people with too much psychoanalytical material, you might say. People could do 10 breathing sessions without the water, and then they did breathing sessions in the water.
The years after the millennium will see gathering conflict all over the world to the point where the United Nations will be overwhelmed.
There are a lot of things people are calling me, and I’m overwhelmed. I have a lot of gratitude, but I just want to keep doing what I’m in love with, which is acting.
There are certain days I will get home, and something will pop up on my Twitter, and I will just cry about it. I get so overwhelmed that I get to do what I do.
There are plenty of things you can do to help animals! The best advice that I can give right off the bat is not to get overwhelmed and feel bad when you read about all the issues.
There are so many messages out there about what you should be eating and drinking and what you should be putting in your body at the beginning of the day. It’s confusing, and people get very overwhelmed. Really, one of the greatest options is just a bowl of cereal and milk.
There’s a lot of people I would be more than a little overwhelmed by and thrilled to work with.
There’s nothing better than having a baby. I’ve always loved children. I used to work summers at the YMCA and be in charge of, like, 30 preschool kids. I knew that when I had a child, I’d be overwhelmed, and it’s true… I can’t tell you how much my attitude has changed since we’ve got Frances. Holding my baby is the best drug in the world.
This disease, called COVID 19, will be over much sooner than you think. Christian people all over this country, praying, have overwhelmed it.
Though finally overwhelmed by a preening lassitude, ‘Hotel’ is never less than fascinating, breaking into multiscreen scenarios like Mr. Figgis’s 2000 experiment, ‘Timecode.’
Through the years, I have been overwhelmed by the number of people who have shared how much they relate to my ‘Sordid Lives’ family, and how many gay men and women used it to come out to their conservative families through the humor of the film.
To be honest, I joined Facebook as an experiment. I accepted all invitations just to see how many people would ask to be ‘friends’ – it quickly overwhelmed my time to process even the invitations and requests, let alone to actually go there and do anything.
To make independent films, you can’t think about them too much, ponder on them too much, get overwhelmed by the enormity of it.
To the young girl who fails to see opportunities around her: Awaken the intellectual curiosity within you. Go on, search for those opportunities and chase after them! Because when you are curious and in ‘search mode,’ you will meet a lot of people and learn, and when you find opportunities, you will be exhilarated rather than overwhelmed.
To visit the West Coast, now and always, is to be overwhelmed by its beauty – the blue water and blue skies, the temperate air and the beaches and the looming mountains not so far away.
Unless engineers can stop southern Louisiana from sinking into the Gulf – the Mississippi Delta is the fastest-disappearing land on the planet – even post-Katrina’s modernized levees will be overwhelmed.Nina Easton
Unprecedented financial pressures, and an ever-increasingly aggressive public culture, along with social, moral and spiritual fragmentation, are leading to lives being overwhelmed by stress, intolerable interior isolation and even quiet despair.
We made our entrance into Paris. As for honors, we received all that we could possibly imagine; but they, though very well in their way, were not what touched me most. What was really affecting was the tenderness and earnestness of the poor people, who, in spite of the taxes with which they are overwhelmed, were transported with joy at seeing us.
We were overwhelmed by how much the first album connected with people, but I wouldn’t put us in the ‘pop star’ realm.
When I feel like I’m getting overwhelmed, I take a break from my phone and social media to regroup.
When I first walked in to London, I was so overwhelmed by the village, the sheer volume of people. I was just so excited. You don’t know what to expect. So the level of excitement was almost draining, just taking everything in. I was so exhausted after I swam because of all the excitement in the build-up.
When I first was exposed to ‘Porgy and Bess’ many, many years ago, I was blown away by it – loved the music, overwhelmed by the production at the Met that I saw, and thought I want to play Bess someday. But I also knew they were stereotypes that were considered racist.
When I found out how many accessories they have for babies, I was overwhelmed.
When I grew up in America, I didn’t see anyone who looked like me on TV. I feel overwhelmed with the things that people have said to me. When I meet Indian Americans who’ve lived here all their lives, it’s overwhelming people holding me and crying. Someone said to me, ‘Thank you for making us relevant.’ It’s such a big thing.
When I was a kid and going to the movies I was overwhelmed by the way women were always second-class citizens in the film.
When I was young I felt really overwhelmed and confused by the desire not to end up in an office, doing something I didn’t believe in.
Lana Del Rey
When I was younger, I’d always cry on Christmas Day, and I didn’t know why. Now I know it’s because I was just overwhelmed by the togetherness.
When I’m feeling stressed out and overwhelmed, sometimes I’ll read a book. But most of the time, I will either listen to music or play music. I’m basically always playing music, even if I’m not stressed!
When leaders take back power, when they act as heroes and saviors, they end up exhausted, overwhelmed, and deeply stressed.
Margaret J. Wheatley
When people look at all the things I do, they say it’s overwhelming, but I don’t feel overwhelmed. I get it done. I’m very organized, and it’s all tied together.
When you are a rookie you are going through everything for the first time, your first DNP, your first not seeing eye to eye with a coach, first understanding trades happen, guys making more money play more. I was overwhelmed. I had a lot of maturing to do.
When you can’t cope with change, you feel overwhelmed, and you look for a simple solution.
When you’re going through something, whether it’s a wonderful thing like having a child or a sad thing like losing somebody, you often feel like ‘Oh my God, I’m so overwhelmed; I’m dealing with this huge thing on my own.’ In fact, poetry’s a nice reminder that, no, everybody goes through it. These are universal experiences.
Whenever I’ve performed in India, I’ve been overwhelmed with the amount of love from the Indian fans. Their passion, their energy – it makes me grateful that I’m able to do what I love every single day.
With a fixed mindset, you believe you are who you are and you cannot change. This creates problems when you’re challenged because anything that appears to be more than you can handle is bound to make you feel hopeless and overwhelmed.
You are always, always overwhelmed by positive response because you know it can go either way.
You are overwhelmed, overscheduled, and dejected because you keep trying to have it all – or at least most of it. You want a fulfilling job and personal life, and it’s not working. The way out? Work more.
Mary H.K. Choi
You can almost get overwhelmed if you start focusing on Serena being on the other side of the court.
You may feel overwhelmed by your own poverty and the labors of the day. But if you decide not to wait until you have more strength and more money, and if you pray for the Holy Spirit as you go, you will, when you arrive, know what to do and how to help someone even poorer than you are.
Henry B. Eyring
You must photograph where you are involved; where you are overwhelmed by what you see before you; where you hold your breath while releasing the shutter, not because you are afraid of jarring the camera, but because you are seeing with your guts wide open to the sweet pain of an image that is part of your life.Harold Feinstein
You see, your nose is the respiratory front line. It’s the warning beacon that invaders have overwhelmed your first response defenders.
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