Fear Quotes

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
Bertolt brecht - do not fear death so much but rather the...

It is when power is wedded to chronic fear that it becomes formidable.
Eric Hoffer, The Passionate State of Mind, 1954
Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
Robert Albert Bloch
A good conscience fears no witness, but a guilty conscience is solicitous even in solitude. If we do nothing but what is honest, let all the world know it. But if otherwise, what does it signify to have nobody else know it, so long as I know it myself? Miserable is he who slights that witness.
Seneca
J. r. r. tolkien, the lord of the rings, book four, chapter one - many that live deserve death. and some die that...

Jewish prove - if not for fear, sin would be sweet....
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 you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.
Sun - Tzu
A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god - Fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
Aristotle, unknown
Fear not a jest. If one throws salt at you, you will not be harmed unless you have sore places.
Latin Prove
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
Stendhal
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
Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has a beginning as well as an end. There was time when we were not this gives us no concern - - why then should it trouble us that a time will come when we shall cease to be.
William Hazlitt
Nothing is to be feared but fear.
Francis Bacon
Time is: Too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear.
Henry van Dyke
Never take counsel of your fears.
General Thomas Jonathon Stonewall Jackson
I do not fear the inevitable death for it is certain. Instead I fear life for here anything is possible.
Mavette Sadile
The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life Overcome fear, behold wonder.
Aeschylus
People with bad consciences always fear the judgement of children.
Mary McCarthy
Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force! Like fire, it is a dangerous servant, and a fearful master.
George Washington
Lies are usually caused by undue fear of men.
Hasidic Saying
What difference is there between us, save a restless dream that follows my soul but fears to come near you.
Kahlil Gibran
I fear nothing so much as a man who is witty all day long.
Madame de Sevigne
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
Napoleon
Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt.
George Sewell
The difference of race is one of the reasons why I fear war may always exist because race implies difference, difference implies superiority, and superiority leads to predominance.
Benjamin Disraeli
Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win By fearing to attempt.
William Shakespeare, "Measure for Measure", Act 1 scene 4
Fear is a journey, a terrible journey, but sorrow is at least an arriving.
Alan Paton, Cry the Beloved Country
Fear makes us feel our humanity.
Benjamin Disraeli
Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of happiness.
Lao - Tzu
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Alexander Pope, (1712)
To use fear as the friend it is, we must retrain and reprogram ourselves... We must persistently and convincingly tell ourselves that the fear is here - - with its gift of energy and heightened awareness - - So we can do our best and learn the most in the new situation.
Peter McWilliams, Life 101
I never dared to be radical when young For fear it would make me conservative when old.
Robert Frost
So full of artless jealousy is guilt, It spills itself in fearing to be spilt.
William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 4 scene 5
To be feared is to fear no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind.
Seneca
Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.
Author Unknown
Fear less, hope moreWhine less, breathe moreTalk less, say moreHate less, love moreAnd all good things are yours.
Swedish Prove
No one ever told me grief felt so much like fear.
C. S. Lewis