Fear Quotes

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Paul Sweeney
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

Stendhal - all religions are founded on the fear of the many...
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
None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.
Ferdinand Foch
There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
Thomas Alva Edison

Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
George Washington
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Ambrose Redmoon
Percy bysshe shelley - fear not for the future, weep not for the past....
I fear nothing so much as a man who is witty all day long.
Madame de Sevigne
Henry david thoreau, walden - petty fears and petty pleasures are but the...
It is not the rich man you should properly call happy, but him who knows how to use with wisdom the blessings of the gods, to endure hard poverty, and who fears dishonor worse than death, and is not afraid to die for cherished friends or fatherland.
Horace, Odes
I am convinced that it is not the fear of death, of our lives ending that haunts our sleep so much as the fear... that as far as the world is concerned, we might as well never have lived.
Rabbi Harold Kushne
Have no fear of perfection - - You will never reach it.
Salvador Dali
Tis foolish to fear what you cannot avoid.
Publilius Syrus
Fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.
Shirley MacLaine
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
Liberalism is trust of the people, tempered by prudence; conservatism, distrust of people, tempered by fear.
William Gladstone
To fight fear, act. To increase fear - - wait, put off postpone.
David Joseph Schwartz
We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears.
La Rochefoucauld
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
Dangers bring fears, and fears more dangers bring.
Richard Baxte
When an individual fear or apathy passes by the unfortunate, life is of no account.
Haniel Long
The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.
James Branch Cabell, The Silver Stallion, 1926
Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
Maya Angelou
Whatever you fear most has no power - It is your fear that has the power.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine
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
Better hazard once than always be in fear.
Thomas Fulle
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
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
He of whom many are afraid ought to fear many.
Sir Francis Bacon
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
The anvil fears no blows.
Romanian Prove
To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
Joseph Chilton Pearce
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
Helen Kelle
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience by which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Fidelity to commitment in the face of doubts and fears is a very spiritual thing.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, December 16, 2002
To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.
Katherine Patterson, Jacob Have I Loved
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few. ?
Marie Henri Beyle, (1783 - 1842)
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