Fear Quotes

Francis bacon - the man who fears no truths has nothing to fear...
The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear - Fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable. What he wants beyond everything else is safety.
H. L. Mencken

Fear is sharp - Sighted, and can see things under ground, and much more in the skies.
Miguel de Cervantes
Thomas jefferson - i steer my bark with hope in the head, leaving...
Harper lee - until i feared i would lose it, i never loved to...
If you fear change, leave it here.
Unknown, Sign on a restaurant tip ja

To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill... it is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time.
H. A. Overstreet
Fear of the devil is one way of doubting God.
Kahlil Gibran
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
Anger is a symptom, a way of cloaking and expressing feelings too awful to experience directly - - Hurt, bitterness, grief and, most of all, fear.
Joan Rivers
In all large corporations, there is a pervasive fear that someone, somewhere is having fun with a computer on company time. Networks help alleviate that fear.
John C. Dvorak
He who fears he will suffer, already suffers because of his fear.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
When you can think of yesterday without regret and tomorrow without fear, you are near contentment.
Author Unknown
The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear. And the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.
H. P. Lovecraft
There are two days in the week about which and upon which I never worry. Two carefree days, kept sacredly free from fear and apprehension. One of these days is Yesterday And the other day I do not worry about is Tomorrow.
Robert Jones Burdette
Never fear the want of business. A man who qualifies himself well for his calling, never fails of employment.
Thomas Jefferson
Fear less, hope moreWhine less, breathe moreTalk less, say moreHate less, love moreAnd all good things are yours.
Swedish Prove
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
Let them hate so long as they fear.
Lucius Accius
There are two levers for moving men interest and fear.
Napoleon Bonaparte
There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say.
Cyril Connolly
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.
It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.
J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half - Blood Prince, 2005
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it we respect that of others, without fearing it.
Thomas Jefferson
Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.
Maya Angelou
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
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
Fear does not have any special power unless you empower it by submitting to it.
Les Brown, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004
Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
Maya Angelou
The fear of life is the favorite disease of the twentieth century.
William Lyon Phelps
The only thing to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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
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
It made our hair stand up in panic fear.
Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus
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
Puritanism is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.
H. L. Mencken
Our fear of death is like our fear that summer will be short, but when we have had our swing of pleasure, our fill of fruit, and our swelter of heat, we say we have had our day.
John Donne
Let them hate so long as they fear. Oderint Dum Metuant.
Lucius Accius, Fragment
When an individual fear or apathy passes by the unfortunate, life is of no account.
Haniel Long
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