Top 66 Angst Quotes

In this post, you will find great Angst Quotes from famous people, such as Nish Kumar, Daniel Mays, C. J. Box, Paula Cole, Alex Gibney. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

I've still got a bit of angst about campaigning for a p

I’ve still got a bit of angst about campaigning for a particular party. I want to write jokes about whoever I want without toeing a party line.
I’m a very placid human being. I don’t want to kill anyone. I guess I have played a lot of bad people in my career, so frustrations or angst can come out in any given role.
As a reader, I’m often put off by authors and story-lines without families or children and all of the angst and joy they bring with them.
C. J. Box
I’m a songwriter who‘s put my childhood memories and teenage angst into songs.
Sports are the ultimate secular religion. Instead of being worried about whether your kids will be okay or how your job is going, you have your team, and you can focus all of your angst and your hopes and dreams on your team. I am in no way saying it always relieves any of this!
I had teen angst for a while, but I think every teenager has the angst.
Some reviewers call my stories dark – and yes, there is violence and angst, and the stakes are high – but I like to think that the endings are satisfying and hopeful.
Carol Berg
While the West tries to turn its civilization into cultural variety hour, Islam tries to turn Muslim lands into a cultural monolith. The same West that justifies the rap culture thinks that every Muslim terrorist bombing is an expression of economic angst or social alienation.
To deal with what you have to deal with as mayor or president, there has to be an overriding psychological or professional or emotional gratification that would let you go through all the angst.
There is that awful moment when you realize that you’re falling in love. That should be the most joyful moment, and actually it’s not. It’s always a moment that’s full of fear because you know, as night follows day, the joy is going to rapidly be followed by some pain or other. All the angst of a relationship.
One of my biggest sources of angst is having people so comfortable with a formula that works that they are not challenging themselves or their ideas.
There was a time when a musician was forced to act in a video. Seeing a singer step too far outside of his comfort zone to pour all of his high-school-drama angst into a poorly scripted scenario was a sight to behold.
What if you threw a protest and no one showed up? The lack of angst and anger and emotion is a big positive.
Modern technology has taken the angst out of achieving the perfect shot. For me, the only thing that counts is the idea behind the image: what you want to see and what you’re trying to say. The idea is crucial. You have to think of something you want to say and expand upon it.
You don’t have to be singing songs about angst and pain to be credible.
I don’t get hung up a lot on angst.
Most applicants to creative writing programs submit stories about the angst of their suburban childhoods.
Great music seems to come from a lot of angst, and that angst is from great musicians getting together with intense chemistry. When that chemistry isn’t there, people tend not to write great music.
I think every teenager goes through their angst. People who are like, ‘No, I had a perfect adolescence,’ make me wonder how that is possible.
I’ve been in that angst of loneliness, where you’re really alone in the universe, except for the dog.
I wasn’t a very academic kid, and music was the way for all that feeling and angst and sex and love and anger to be channelled.
People in third-world countries are less eager to see movies full of angst over existential problems, and who can blame them. They’ve got other fish to fry. They’d rather see a few great dance routines and the guy end up with the girl.
Anyone who’s followed our band through the years has heard about the teenage angst.
I used to write out of angst. My writing was quite miserable, quite angry, even when it was funny. It was based on this sadness and tired emotional disdain for the world.
What crime writers are doing connects deeper into a cultural hunger. Crime is important. When you open up a book that has a body that’s dead, that matters. It matters more than a certain level of suburban angst; it really does.
S. J. Rozan
All the political angst and moral melodrama about getting ‘the rich’ to pay ‘their fair share‘ is part of a big charade. This is not about economics, it is about politics.
A lot of cops in fiction are very depressive and are kind of downbeat, and they’ve got all kinds of existential angst that they’re dealing with.
With the first album, there was a lot of angst. I was very naive. I thought I was on top of the whole thing, but I really didn’t know what I was getting into.
I have tons of regrets, but I think that’s one of the reasons that push people to create things. Out of their angst, their regret, comes the best from artists, painters and writers.
I watch a lot of teen TV and read a lot of YA novels. I also talk to teens whenever I can. There are cultural differences between when I was a teen and now, but emotions – anger, angst, love – are the same.
Sarah Mlynowski
When I was in high school, I was writing a lot. I dealt with my high school angst by writing short plays and short films. I was obsessed with reading ‘Entertainment Weekly‘ and ‘Premiere‘ and ‘Movieline’ and all those magazines.
My motivation is, in part, a bit of angst that comes fr

My motivation is, in part, a bit of angst that comes from feeling like I don’t belong, that our generation doesn’t belong.
In Afghan society, parents play a central role in the lives of their children; the parent-child relationship is fundamental to who you are and what you become and how you perceive yourself, and it is laden with contradictions, with tension, with anger, with love, with loathing, with angst.
I think people appreciate a songwriter who shows different sides. The whole angst thing is cool, but if that’s all you’ve got, it’s just boring. Everything I write, whether it’s happy or sad, has a sense of humor to it.
Art is not only about angst.
John Corigliano
I was a quiet teenager, introverted, full of angst.
The trap in Hamlet is he’s the most passive of Shakespeare‘s characters. He’s not a Richard III, not out there taking a lot of action. It’s a lot of asides and soliloquies where he’s wrapped in angst, and that’s not a very interesting character.
Lesley Gore‘s part-time field was pop singer, and in her brief but urgent prime, she was the Queen of Teen Angst. She endured heartbreak as a birthday girl betrayed by her beau in ‘It’s My Party,’ savored revenge in the sequelJudy‘s Turn to Cry‘ and belted the proto-feminist anthem ‘You Don’t Own Me.’
I was in China when Pokemon fever hit, and I got it bad. But as I got older, I didn’t stay with it. My binder full of rares has since disappeared. I have refused to play the other games like the newest ‘Pokemon X/Y’ out of some misplaced hipster angst.
I’ve been writing songs since I was a teenager, so one kind of song I’ve written a lot is about, I don’t know, teen angst feelings – feeling unsure of yourself and immature.
I’ve always been somewhat uncomfortable on the stage, and I’ve always felt like physically having to negotiate my own presence as a part of presenting work has always been a source of angst for me.
It’s not necessarily bad that you have angst or you have anger – it’s what you do with it, how you interpret it into something profoundly moving.
It’s much easier to write when you’re sad. But you can end up isolated and depressed because you almost need to put yourself in that situation to have that angst to write from.
I loved the Cure and Bauhaus and the Smiths. The people in my town weren’t privy to that kind of music and I got abused. I discovered the microphone to get out some of that angst.
I was filled with angst all the time, but when it came down to it, I dove into what was in front of me, and I always did my best. I invested 100 percent. And that’s what saved me.
It’s in the DNA of all the shows that I have done that are about people that are dealing with very stressful situations that are giving them a lot of angst.
I was, like, this token teen angst child of Broadway. It’s so funny. What is that? I don’t even know. But I loved it.
I can only hope that the Democrats do tone down the rhetoric. The rhetoric has been outrageous: The finger-pointing, the tone, the angst, and the anger directed at Donald Trump, his supporters – really, then, some people react to things like that; people get angry as well, and you fuel the fires.
I love rap, and I love the angst of hardcore music and punk rock.
I have no angst that I have not got the Bharat Ratna, it does not matter to me.
A song about post-teenage angst like ‘Mad World’ seems to be permanently relevant.
In my teenage years, there was a lot of angst going on.
My cartoon strips in college strived to have the Schulzian mix of surrealism and Charlie Brown angst. A bit of that combo shows up in ‘Up.’
Bob Peterson
I’m very much in the trenches, and I don’t live in the lap of luxury. I come from a working-class military family. We watch the news and read the paper and vote, so there’s always something to be upset about. I always have a certain amount of angst in my back pocket.
To this day, I still would choose the angst over something easier, when I really don’t have to.
I always tell people that revelling in big ideas for me is kind of like an antidote to existential angst.
Let’s just say, the American school of suburban angst is not my cup of tea.
I’m still secretly a bit of a punk. Love The Clash and a bit of the Pistols. I guess as I’ve got older I’ve chilled out a bit. But, my teenage angst is still stirring somewhere!
Iwan Rheon
Each generation needs a ‘Spider-Man’ to mirror their angst.
There’s a void of leadership in a lot of Washington. I think one of the reasons why there’s so much angst across the country.
I understand the angst of a filmmaker.
I do not have the angst and the anxiety of my youth. I’ve gotten to a place where I’m very comfortable with who I am.
Walton Goggins
We cannot escape that Hollywood is in the middle of a w

We cannot escape that Hollywood is in the middle of a wave of technological change. The current angst over all the implications of new entertainment technology is nothing new.
Obama‘s stern demeanor punctuated by intermittent flashes of his wide, relaxing smile is his greatest weapon in defusing pent-up angst.
I am not steeped in all that angst. I’m never going to be Sid Vicious.
I have a very good life, so I have nothing to complain about. Sometimes, I just have existential angst.
Meg Ryan