Fear Quotes

William cowpe - he has no hope who never had a fear....
Have the wild things no moral or legal rights? What right has man to inflict such long and fearful agony on a fellow creature, simply because that creature does not speak his language?
Ernest Thompson Seton

Do what you fear, and the death of fear is certain.
Anthony Robbins
Have no fear of perfection - - You will never reach it.
Salvador Dali
Confront your fears, list them, get to know them, and only then will you be able to put them aside and move ahead.
Jerry Gillies
Hatred of dishonesty generally arises from fear of being deceived.
Marquis de Vauvenargues

How many pessimists end up by desiring the things they fear, in order to prove that they are right?
Robert Mallet
J. krishnamurti, beginnings of learning - in obedience there is always fear, and fear...
James thurbe - let us not look back in anger, or forward in...
If we could only share our hopes, our dreams, our disappointments, our fears, our achievements, and our discoveries.... the world would be a little kinder and a lot more forgiving.
Robert Anthony, Great American Poets 2002
The anvil fears no blows.
Romanian Prove
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it we respect that of others, without fearing it.
Thomas Jefferson
The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.
Lewis Grizzard
Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather fear that it shall never have a beginning.
John Henry Cardinal Newman
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts, perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
John Ernst Steinbeck
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Albert Camus
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.
George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss, 1860
The only thing I am afraid of is fear.
Arthur Wellesley Wellington
Fear is a question What are you afraid of, and why Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self - Knowledge if you explore them.
Marilyn Ferguson
People with bad consciences always fear the judgement of children.
Mary McCarthy
Fear not a jest. If one throws salt at you, you will not be harmed unless you have sore places.
Latin Prove
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
We can gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion and mistrust or with fear. We can gain it only if we proceed with the understanding, the confidence, and the courage which flow from conviction.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fourth Inaugural Address, Jan. 20, 1945
Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.
James Thurbe
I must not fear. Fear is the mind - Killer. Fear is the little - Death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.
Frank Herbert, Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear, "Dune".
If you stand straight Do not fear a crooked shadow.
Chinese Prove
Political history is largely an account of mass violence and of the expenditure of vast resources to cope with mythical fears and hopes.
Murray Edelman, _Politics as Symbolic Action_, p. 1
Fear the goat from the front, the horse from the rear and man from all sides.
Assyrian Prove
I fear not, I see not reason for fear. In the end we will be the victors. For though at times the flame of liberty may cease to shine, the ember will never expire.
Thomas Paine
So full of artless jealousy is guilt, It spills itself in fearing to be spilt.
William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 4 scene 5
I will show you fear in a handful of dust.
T. S. Eliot
No matter how hard you work for success if your thought is saturated with the fear of failure, it will kill your efforts, neutralize your endeavors and make success impossible.
Baudjuin
Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.
Shakespeare
The only thing to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
No longer forward nor behindI look in hope or fearBut, grateful, take the good I findThe best of now and here.
John Greenleaf Whittie
To be feared is to fear: no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind.
Seneca
Do not fear going forward slowly; fear only to stand still.
Chinese Prove
Puritanism is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.
H. L. Mencken
Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic and it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation.
Vannevar Bush
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
Ralph Waldo Emerson