Fear Quotes

Author unknown - we promise according to our hopes and perform...
Question with boldness even the existance of a god; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Thomas Jefferson

When you can think of yesterday without regret and tomorrow without fear, you are near contentment.
Author Unknown
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few. ?
Marie Henri Beyle, (1783 - 1842)
Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow.
Philip Gulley
Fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.
Shirley MacLaine

Hatred of dishonesty generally arises from fear of being deceived.
Marquis de Vauvenargues
Arthur wellesley wellington - the only thing i am afraid of is fear....
Moorish prove - he who fears something gives it power over him....
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Bertrand Russell, Marriage and Morals (1929) ch. 19
I am convinced that it is not the fear of death, of our lives ending that haunts our sleep so much as the fear... that as far as the world is concerned, we might as well never have lived.
Rabbi Harold Kushne
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Love is letting go of fear.
Gerald Jampolsky
When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Why you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman, and th most audacious soldier, put them at a table together - And what do you get? The sum of their fears.
Winston Churchill
Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.
Shakespeare
Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.
J. K. Rowling
Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.
James Thurbe
Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in... Fear and resentment of what is new is really a lament for the memories of our childhood.
Peter Medawa
Fear is sharp - Sighted, and can see things under ground, and much more in the skies.
Miguel de Cervantes
Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it.
Plato, The Republic
Better hazard once than always be in fear.
Thomas Fulle
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself - - Nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, First Inaugural Address, Mar. 4, 1933
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
George S. Patton
Fidelity to commitment in the face of doubts and fears is a very spiritual thing.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, December 16, 2002
Fear does not have any special power unless you empower it by submitting to it.
Les Brown, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004
If nations could overcome the mutual fear and distrust whose somber shadow is now thrown over the world, and could meet with confidence and good will to settle their possible differences, they would easily be able to establish a lasting peace.
Fridjof Nansen
Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear.
Harry S Truman, August 8, 1950
There are a lot of men who are healthier at age fifty then they have ever been before, because a lot of their fear is gone.
Robert Elwood Bly
Courage is not the absence of fear, but the conquest of it.
Author Unknown
One ought to seek out virtue for its own sake, without being influenced by fear or hope, or by any external influence. Moreover, that in that does happiness consist.
Diogenes Laertius, Zeno
I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow. I feel my fate in what I cannot fear. I learn by going where I have to go.
Theodore Roethke
Humans always have fear of an unknown situation - - This is normal. The important thing is what we do about it. If fear is permitted to become a paralyzing thing that interferes with proper action, then it is harmful. The best antidote to fear is to know all we can about a situation.
John Herschel Glenn, Jr.
Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.
Zora Neale Hurston
Morpheus You have to let it all go, Neo. Fear, doubt, and disbelief. Free your mind.
Matrix, The
To see a man fearless in dangers. untainted with lusts, happy in adversity, composed in a tumult, and laughing at all those things which are generally either coveted or feared, all men must acknowledge that this can be from nothing else but a beam of divinity that influences a mortal body.
Seneca
He has no hope who never had a fear.
William Cowpe
What man does not understand, he fears; and what he fears, he tends to destroy.
Unknown
Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
Jean de La Fontaine
Governing sense, mind and intellect, intent on liberation, free from desire, fear and anger, the sage is forever free.
Bhagavad Gita