Fear Quotes

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The weeds keep multiplying in our garden, which is our mind ruled by fear. Rip them out and call them by name.
Sylvia Browne

No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Edmund Burke

In order to deserve, we must pay our dues and steadily work for perfection. We must relish in struggle, and relinquish pride. We must dispel fear and seek enlightenment. We must shun division and honor love. We must know our hearts and seek to understand others. We must try, live, create, feel, grow and love.
Bryant H McGill

And the officers shall speak further unto the people, and they shall say, What man is there that is fearful and fainthearted? let him go and return unto his house, lest his brethren's heart faint as well as his heart.
Bible

Central Africans are free to express their opinions without fear of imprisonment.
Francois Bozize

We have to have a deep, patient compassion for the fears of men and irrational mania of those who hate or condemn us.
Thomas Merton

I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom. In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.
Simone De Beauvoir

They hate whom they fear
Ennius

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

Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
Benedict Spinoza

Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and
Brian Adams

Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Bertrand Russell

Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear.
Umberto Eco

Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death
Albert Einstein

My biggest fear is that I'll fall over in the middle of a live routine, or that I'll forget what I'm supposed to be doing. That would be terrible.
Jan Ravens

I have a bad time between jobs because I'm always convinced I'll never work again. I think it may be an English thing, this fear of unemployment.
Tim Roth

Whom men fear they hate, and whom they hate, they wish dead
Quintus Ennius

Fear sometimes adds wings to the heels, and sometimes nails them to the ground, and fetters them from moving
Montaigne

Every noble acquisition is attended with its risks; he who fears to encounter the one must not expect to obtain the other
Metastasio

Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things.
Louis Boone

The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.
Alfred Hitchcock

Men! The only animal in the world to fear.
D H Lawrence

Courage is just fear, plus prayers, plus understanding.
Edward Albert

Fate loves the fearless
James Russell Lowell

Tragedy is thus a representation of an action that is worth serious attention, complete in itself and of some amplitude... by means of pity and fear bringing about the purgation of such emotions.
Aristotle

I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, I will save it.
Steve Irwin

We invent what we love, and what we fear.
John Irving

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Temper your enjoyments with prudence, lest there be written on your heart that fearful word 'satiety.'
Francis Quarles

I suppose that writers should, in a way, feel flattered by the censorship laws. They show a primitive fear and dread at the fearful magic of print.
John Mortimer

Our tragedy is a general and universal physical fear so long sustained by now that we can even bear it... the basest of all things is to be afraid.
William Faulkner

Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.
Benjamin Disraeli

Apprehension, uncertainty, waiting, expectation, fear of surprise, do a patient more harm than any exertion
Florence Nightingale

You should not fear, nor yet should you wish for your last day
Martial

It is an old psychological axiom that constant exposure to the object of fear immunizes against the fear.
Maxwell Maltz

The most important political step that any gay man or lesbian can take is to come out of the closet. It's been proven that it is easier to hate us and to fear us if you can't see us.
Amanda Bearse

Those who are truly brave, shall never live in fear.
Dwayne Johnson

For fools rush in where angels fear to tread (An Essay on Criticism)
Alexander Pope

If you are sure that you are about to fail, then this strange and serene calmness can come over you or the most abject fear and panic and feeling of helplessness.
Peter Gallagher

He doesn't know the meaning of the word fear, but then again he doesn't know the meaning of most words.
Bobby Bowden

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
Marcus Aurelius

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
W Clement Stone

An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.
Confucius

Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears.
Arthur Koestler

The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time.
Henry Ford

When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart.
Horace Mann

The beauty, the poetry of the fear in their eyes. I didn't mind going to jail for, what, five, six hours? It was absolutely worth it.
Johnny Depp

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.
Norman Vincent Peale

It is important for me, as a popular artist, to make clear to the governments of the United States and Mexico that despite the strategy of fear and intimidation to foreigners, despite their weapons, despite their immigration laws and military reserves, they will never be able to isolate the Zapatista communities from the people in the United States.
Zack De La Rocha

A humane and generous concern for every individual, his health and his fulfillment, will do more to soothe the savage heart than the fear of state-inflicted death, which chiefly serves to remind us how close we remain to the jungle.
Ramsey Clark



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