Fear Quotes

Horace smith - courage is the fear of being thought a coward....
Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow.
Philip Gulley

And yet, what is bravery but the capacity to reject our fears, ignore and supress them, then go on to do whatever it is we are afraid to do.
L. Neil Smith
Question with boldness even the existence of a God because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind - Folded fear.
Thomas Jefferson
There are two levers for moving men interest and fear.
Napoleon Bonaparte
A threat is basically a means for establishing a bargaining position by inducing fear in the subject. When a threat is used, it should always be implied that the subject himself is to blame by using words such as You leave me no other choice but to...
CIA Manual

I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve.
Isoroku Yamamoto, After Pearl Harbor, Japanese Admiral
Isaac asimov - i do not fear computers. i fear lack of them....
Maya angelou - courage is fear that has said its prayers....
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
Have no fear of perfection - - You will never reach it.
Salvador Dali
It is when power is wedded to chronic fear that it becomes formidable.
Eric Hoffer, The Passionate State of Mind, 1954
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Buddha
I love you. I used to pity your sorrow. But now, were you sorrowless, without fear or any lack, still i would love you.
J. R. R. Tolkien, Spoken by Farami
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
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, letter to his godson, December 18, 1765
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
My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me.
Thomas Jefferson, 1801
May your service of love a beautiful thing want nothing else, fear nothing else and let love be free to become what love truly is.
Hadewijch of Antwerp
Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.
James Stephens
Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Fear the goat from the front, the horse from the rear and man from all sides.
Assyrian Prove
We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason if we... remember that we are not descended from fearful men, not from men who feared to write, to speak, to associate and to defend causes which were, for the moment, unpopular.
Edward R. Murrow
Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering.
Yoda, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
It is much more secure to be feared than to be loved.
Niccolo Machiavelli
The junior senator from Wisconsin, by his reckless charges, has so preyed upon the fears and hatreds and prejudices of the American people that he has started a prairie fire which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control.
William Fullbright
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
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - Not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward it is not a compliment to say it is brave.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain.
Mark Twain
They are slaves who fear to speak, For the fallen and the weak.
James Russell Lowell
Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.
William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 2 scene 2
One will rarely err if extreme actions be ascribed to vanity, ordinary actions to habit, and mean actions to fear.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
A show of daring oft conceals great fear.
Lucan
Whatever it is, I fear Greeks even when they bring gifts.
Virgil, Aeneid
Dangers bring fears, and fears more dangers bring.
Richard Baxte
Fear less, hope more Whine less, breathe more.
Swedish Prove
Fear less, hope more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Hate less, love more; And all good things are yours.
"Swedish Proverb".
I have gained this by philosophy that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
Aristotle
An optimist thinks this is the best of all worlds. A pessimist fears the same may be true.
Doug Larson
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed.
Michael Pritchard