Fear Quotes

For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
La Rochefoucauld
Dr. david m. burns - remember that fear always lurks behind...

He who has been bitten by a snake fears a piece of string.
Persian Prove
Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back.
Publilius Syrus
The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow.
Philip Gulley

Romanian prove - the anvil fears no blows....
Fidelity to commitment in the face of doubts and fears is a very spiritual thing.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, December 16, 2002
Moorish prove - he who fears something gives it power over him....
Fear not a jest. If one throws salt at you, you will not be harmed unless you have sore places.
Latin Prove
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
No one ever told me grief felt so much like fear.
C. S. Lewis
Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
Bertrand Russell
Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear.
Zora Neale Hurston
Let fear be a counselor and not a jailer.
Anthony Robbins
It is much more secure to be feared than to be loved.
Niccolo Machiavelli
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
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
There are a lot of men who are healthier at age fifty then they have ever been before, because a lot of their fear is gone.
Robert Elwood Bly
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
As I sit I see a dove And think of our deep, dear true love Think not about our future lives Except perhaps our growing size Keep all your thoughts alive, aglow, All will be well, no fear, I know
Unknown
Fear grows out of the things we think it lives in our minds. Compassion grows out of the things we are, and lives in our hearts.
Barbara Garrison
We must dare to think unthinkable thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world. We must learn to welcome and not to fear the voices of dissent. We must dare to think about unthinkable things because when things become unthinkable, thinking stops and action becomes mindless.
James W. Fulbright, March 27, 1964
In obedience there is always fear, and fear darkens the mind.
J. Krishnamurti, Beginnings of Learning
Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.
Francis Quarles
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
Fear God, and your enemies will fear you.
Benjamin Franklin
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Marie Curie
What man does not understand, he fears; and what he fears, he tends to destroy.
Unknown
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Albert Camus
Only he is free who cultivates his own thoughts, and strives without fear to do justice to them.
Berthold Auerbach
Courage is not the absence of fear, but the conquest of it.
Author Unknown
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
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
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
Nothing is to be feared but fear.
Francis Bacon
Fear is sharp - Sighted, and can see things under ground, and much more in the skies.
Miguel de Cervantes
We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
Titus Livius
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
Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.
Shakespeare