Fear Quotes

Eric hoffe - you can discover what your enemy fears most by...
I will show you fear in a handful of dust.
T. S. Eliot

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Marie Curie
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
Roosevelt, Eleano
I saw that all things I feared, and which feared me, had nothing good or bad in them save insofar as the mind was affected by them.
Spinoza, Dutch Philosophe
The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1890

If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater.
Unknown
Maya angelou - men fear death, as children fear to go in the...
Marianne williamson - love is what we were born with. fear is what we...
Courage is a special kind of knowledge; the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.
David Ben - Gurion
Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic and it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation.
Vannevar Bush
For what are posessions but things we guard for fear we might need them tomorrow?
Kahlil Gibron, (book) The Profit
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
None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.
Ferdinand Foch
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
He who fears something gives it power over him.
Moorish Prove
Charm is deceptive and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
Solomon, King of Israel, The Bible Proverbs 31: 30
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
Albert Einstein
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few. ?
Marie Henri Beyle, (1783 - 1842)
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - Not absence of fear.
Mark Twain
Where fear is present, wisdom cannot be.
Lactantius
The Fear of Death often proves Mortal, and sets People on Methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
Joseph Addison
I believe that its most important function is in the formation of attachment. If we did not suffer enough loss to fear it, we could not love intensely.
Andrew Soloman, The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression
Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person.
Dr. David M. Burns
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
It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
Niccolo Machiavelli
I have gained this by philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
Aristotle, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
It is not the rich man you should properly call happy, but him who knows how to use with wisdom the blessings of the gods, to endure hard poverty, and who fears dishonor worse than death, and is not afraid to die for cherished friends or fatherland.
Horace, Odes
Since I do not foresee that atomic energy is to be a great boon for a long time, I have to say that for the present it is a menace. Perhaps it is well that it should be. It may intimidate the human race into bringing order into its international affairs, which, without the pressure of fear, it would not do.
Albert Einstein
Only the flexibly creative person can really manage the future, Only the one who can face novelty with confidence and without fear.
Abraham Maslow
The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.
Sir Winston Churchill
When you can think of yesterday without regret and tomorrow without fear, you are near contentment.
Author Unknown
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.
James Baldwin
Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back.
Publilius Syrus
The future does not belong to those who are content with today, apathetic toward common problems and their fellow man alike, timid and fearful in the face of bold projects and new ideas. Rather, it will belong to those who can blend passion, reason and courage in a personal commitment to the ideals of American society.
Robert Francis Kennedy
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.
Lady Nancy Asto
It is when power is wedded to chronic fear that it becomes formidable.
Eric Hoffer, The Passionate State of Mind, 1954
Security is mostly superstition. It does not exist in nature Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
Hellen Kelle
There are two levers for moving men interest and fear.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Hate is the consequence of fear we fear something before we hate it a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise.
Cyril Connolly