Fear Quotes

Cyril connolly - there are many who dare not kill themselves for...
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.
Lady Nancy Asto

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
Niccolo machiavelli - if an injury has to be done to a man it should be...
We have perhaps a natural fear of ends. We would rather be always on the way than arrive. Given the means, we hang on to them and often forget the ends.
Eric Hoffe
Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.
J. K. Rowling

He has no hope who never had a fear.
William Cowpe
When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic and it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation.
Vannevar Bush
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
Stendhal
The central struggle of parenthood is to let our hopes for our children outweigh our fears.
Ellen Goodman
Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear.
Aesop
Henry david thoreau, walden - petty fears and petty pleasures are but the...
Fear less, hope more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Hate less, love more; And all good things are yours.
"Swedish Proverb".
We are taught to be ashamed of confusion, anger, fear and sadness, and to me they are of equal value as happiness excitement and inspiration.
Alanis Morissette
Charm is deceptive and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.
Solomon, King of Israel, The Bible Proverbs 31: 30
Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might winBy fearing to attempt.
William Shakespeare
It made our hair stand up in panic fear.
Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus
I will show you fear in a handful of dust.
T. S. Eliot
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
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
To live with fear and not be afraid is the final test of maturity.
Edward Weeks
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
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 only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear.
Aung San Suu Kyi
We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.
Eleanor Roosevelt
When even one American - - who has done nothing wrong - - Is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth - - Then all Americans are in peril.
Harry S Truman
There are two levers for moving men interest and fear.
Napoleon Bonaparte
He who has been bitten by a snake fears a piece of string.
Persian Prove
Let fear be a counselor and not a jailer.
Anthony Robbins
Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future, without fear.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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
Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.
James Thurbe
Morpheus You have to let it all go, Neo. Fear, doubt, and disbelief. Free your mind.
Matrix, The
The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.
Shirley MacLaine
Only he is free who cultivates his own thoughts, and strives without fear to do justice to them.
Berthold Auerbach
The honey from the flowers of the senses, Ever present within, ruler of time, Goes beyond fear. For this Self is Supreme.
Maitri Upanishads
I fear nothing so much as a man who is witty all day long.
Madame de Sevigne
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