Fear Quotes

James stephens - curiosity will conquer fear even more than...
The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds and the pessimist fears this is true.
James Branch Cabell
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Thomas Jefferson
Courage is the fear of being thought a coward.
Horace Smith
The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.
Cyril Connolly
The free man is he who does not fear to go to the end of his thought.
Leon Blum
No longer forward nor behindI look in hope or fearBut, grateful, take the good I findThe best of now and here.
John Greenleaf Whittie
Benjamin disraeli - the difference of race is one of the reasons why...
Thomas jefferson - i steer my bark with hope in the head, leaving...
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
There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say.
Cyril Connolly
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
Dale Carnegie
All doubt, despair, and fear become insignificant once the intention of life becomes love, rather than dependence on love.
Sri da Avabhas
To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill... it is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time.
H. A. Overstreet
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Jim Morrison
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
Bertrand Russell
Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it most people aim at it, all people fear it, and few love it unless in themselves.
Lord Chesterfield
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it.
Thomas Jefferson
Who feels no ills, should, therefore, fear them; and when fortune smiles, be doubly cautious, lest destruction come remorseless on him, and he fall unpitied.
Sophocles
The only thing to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
Marianne Williamson, Return to Love, 1992
The Fear of Death often proves Mortal, and sets People on Methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
Joseph Addison
With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.
Abraham Lincoln
The fearless are merely fearless. People who act in spite of their fear are truly brave.
James A. LaFond - Lewis
Tis foolish to fear what you cannot avoid.
Publilius Syrus
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
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it we respect that of others, without fearing it.
Thomas Jefferson
We are all tattooed in our cradles with the beliefs of our tribe; the record may seem superficial, but it is indelible. You cannot educate a man wholly out of superstitious fears which were implanted in his imagination, no matter how utterly his reason may reject them.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.
James Baldwin
If Christ Jesus be the periode, the end and the lodging - Home at the end of your journey, there is no fear ye go to a friend... ye may look death in the face with joy.
Samual Rutherford
Fear is a journey, a terrible journey, but sorrow is at least an arriving.
Alan Paton, Cry the Beloved Country
To be feared is much safer then to be loved.
Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things Knows not the livid loneliness of fear.
Amelia Earhart
Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind. You are as old as your doubt, your fear, your despair. The way to keep young is to keep your faith young. Keep your self confidence young. Keep your hope young.
Luella F. Phean
Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear.
Aesop
First of all, let me assert my firm belief that 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
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.
George Washington
Free children are not easily influenced; the absence of fear accounts for this phenomenon. Indeed, the absence of fear is the finest thing that can happen to a child.
A. S. Neill, Summerhill