Fear Quotes

Albert einstein - the further the spiritual evolution of mankind...
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

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
No one ever told me grief felt so much like fear.
C. S. Lewis
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
The only thing to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Why, you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman or the most audacious soldier, put them at a table together - what do you get? The sum of all fears.
Winston Churchill, The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy
Susan jeffers - feel the fear and do it anyway....
H. a. overstreet - to hate and to fear is to be psychologically...
Put love first. Entertain thoughts that give life. And when a thought or resentment, or hurt, or fear comes your way, have another thought that is more powerful - - A thought that is love.
Mary Manin Morrissey
I never dared to be radical when young For fear it would make me conservative when old.
Robert Frost
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
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
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
He who reigns within himself and rules his passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.
John Milton
Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness.
Max Ehrmann
Fear is nothing except a drain of energy and Not a power unto itself. Trust in yourself, For therein lies the true power.
Unknown
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few. ?
Marie Henri Beyle, (1783 - 1842)
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
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong?
Jane Austen
Truth fears no questions.
Anonymous
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
I have one great fear in my heart, that one day when they the whites of South Africa have turned to loving, they will find we the blacks are turned to hating.
Alan Stewart Paton
Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
Pope John XXIII
The way to develop self - Confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life.
Bertolt Brecht, The Mother, 1932
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it.
Thomas Jefferson
We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears.
La Rochefoucauld
Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.
Brian Adams
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
Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.
H. L. Mencken
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
I died a mineral, and became a plant. I died a plant and rose an animal. I died an animal and I was man. Why should I fear When was I less by dying.
Jalal ud - Din Rumi
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Marie Curie
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
People with bad consciences always fear the judgement of children.
Mary McCarthy
Never, for fear of feeble man, restrain your witness.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Yea, though i walk through the valley of the shadow of death, i will fear no evil, for thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me... Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me throughout the rest of my life and i will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.
Bible, Psalm 23, New Testament
The fear of life is the favorite disease of the twentieth century.
William Lyon Phelps