Fear Quotes

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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

Fear less, hope more Whine less, breathe more.
Swedish Prove
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
The central struggle of parenthood is to let our hopes for our children outweigh our fears.
Ellen Goodman
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The fear of death is more to be dreaded than death itself.
Publilius Syrus
Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.
James Stephens
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.
Marie Curie
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
Henry David Thoreau
Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.
Shakespeare
He who reigns within himself and rules his passions, desires and fears is more than a King.
John Milton
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
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
Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.
Marianne Williamson
Truth fears no questions.
Anonymous
Courage is the fear of being thought a coward.
Horace Smith
Our repentance is not so much regret for the ill we have done as fear of the ill that may happen to us in consequence.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
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
The fearless are merely fearless. People who act in spite of their fear are truly brave.
James A. LaFond - Lewis
The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear. And the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.
H. P. Lovecraft
Fear is, I believe, a most effective tool in destroying the soul of an individual - - And the soul of a people.
Bertrand Russell
Time is: Too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear.
Henry van Dyke
Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
Napoleon
The only thing I am afraid of is fear.
Arthur Wellesley Wellington
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
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
I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow. I feel my fate in what I cannot fear. I learn by going where I have to go.
Theodore Roethke
You are going to let the fear of poverty govern your life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.
George Bernard Shaw
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed.
Michael Pritchard
No one ever told me that grief felt so much like fear.
C. S. Lewis
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
The fear of life is the favorite disease of the twentieth century.
William Lyon Phelps
The free man is he who does not fear to go to the end of his thought.
Leon Blum
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
Jewish Prove
Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Alexander Pope, (1712)
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 is a journey, a terrible journey, but sorrow is at least an arriving.
Alan Paton, Cry the Beloved Country
Hatred of dishonesty generally arises from fear of being deceived.
Marquis de Vauvenargues
I expect nothing. I fear no one. I am free.
Nikos Kazantzakis