Fear Quotes

Napoleon - four hostile newspapers are more to be feared...
Look not back in anger, nor forward in fear But around you in awareness.
Ross Hersey

Let us not look back in anger, or forward in fear, but around us in awareness.
James Thurbe
James branch cabell - the optimist proclaims that we live in the best...
Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.
Kahlil Gibran
The fear of life is the favorite disease of the twentieth century.
William Lyon Phelps

Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it most people aim at it, all people fear it, and few love it unless in themselves.
Lord Chesterfield
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
Hate is the consequence of fear we fear something before we hate it a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise.
Cyril Connolly
They are slaves who fear to speak, For the fallen and the weak.
James Russell Lowell
There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say.
Cyril Connolly
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
Jim morrison - expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that,...
Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
George Washington
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
He who has been bitten by a snake fears a piece of string.
Persian Prove
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
Napoleon
Do not trust the horse, Trojans Whatever it is, I fear the Greeks, even though they bring gifts.
Virgil
It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Even the fear of death is nothing compared to the fear of not having lived authentically and fully.
Frances Moore Lappe, O Magazine, May 2004
Courage, it would seem, is nothing less than the power to overcome danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good that everything is meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding and that there is always tomorrow.
Dorothy Thompson
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of fear is a freedom.
Marilyn Ferguson
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
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
Morpheus You have to let it all go, Neo. Fear, doubt, and disbelief. Free your mind.
Matrix, The
Have the wild things no moral or legal rights? What right has man to inflict such long and fearful agony on a fellow creature, simply because that creature does not speak his language?
Ernest Thompson Seton
Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.
Thomas Jefferson
Fear does not have any special power unless you empower it by submitting to it.
Les Brown, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.
Abraham Lincoln
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
We cannot escape fear. We can only transform it into a companion that accompanies us on all our exciting adventures.
Susan Jeffers
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
Haniel Long
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
I banish fear with two words: you lead.
Demetri Kolokotronis
It made our hair stand up in panic fear.
Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus
Why you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman, and th most audacious soldier, put them at a table together - And what do you get? The sum of their fears.
Winston Churchill
Fear is a journey, a terrible journey, but sorrow is at least an arriving.
Alan Paton, Cry the Beloved Country
What difference is there between us, save a restless dream that follows my soul but fears to come near you.
Kahlil Gibran