Fear Quotes

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Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things.
Jean Baudrillard

Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.
Pope John XXIII

Our fear of hypocrisy is forcing us to live in a world where gluttons are fine, so long as they champion gluttony.
Jonah Goldberg

Every time you win, it diminishes the fear a little bit. You never really cancel the fear of losing; you keep challenging it.
Arthur Ashe

Slowness to change usually means fear of the new.
Philip Crosby

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

She was so anally retentive she couldn't sit down for fear of sucking up the furniture. [As Patsy, Ab Fab]
Joanna Lumley

If I die a violent death, as some fear and a few are plotting, I know that the violence will be in the thought and the action of the assassins, not in my dying.
Indira Gandhi

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 not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
Epictetus

If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.
Niccolo Machiavelli

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

You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Dale Carnegie

The Russians feared Ike. They didn't fear me.
Lyndon Johnson

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.
James Baldwin

If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
Dale Carnegie

Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence.
Pope John Paul II

Meanness inherits a set of silverware and keeps it in the bank. Economy uses it only on important occasions, for fear of loss. Thrift sets the table with it every night for pure pleasure, but counts the butter spreaders before they are put away.
Phyllis McGinley

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is freedom.
Marilyn Ferguson

Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.
Henry L Mencken

People fear death even more than pain. It's strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over.
Jim Morrison

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

A journalist is a grumbler, a censurer, a giver of advice, a regent of sovereigns, a tutor of nations. Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets
Napoleon Bonaparte

Fear of destruction and imminent danger are those that will ultimately drive us forward onto survival in the future.
William Floyd

Never take counsel of your fears.
Andrew Jackson

I am really driven, but my drive doesn't effect the conversations I have in my head about life, and my worries and fears and insecurities.
Zach Braff

Mental toughness is many things. It is humility because it behooves all of us to remember that simplicity is the sign of greatness and meekness is the sign of true strength. Mental toughness is spartanism with qualities of sacrifice, self-denial, dedication. It is fearlessness, and it is love.
Vincent T Lombardi

Man torturing man is a fiend beyond description. You turn a corner in the dark and there he is. You congeal into a bundle of inanimate fear. You become the very soul of anaesthesia. But there is no escaping him.
Henry Miller

The surest way to prevent war is not to fear it.
John Randolph

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

Necessity of action takes away the fear of the act, and makes bold resolution the favourite of fortune.
Francis Quarles

Realists do not fear the results of their study.
Fedor Dostoevsky

To be happy, the passions must be cheerful and gay, not gloomy and melancholy. A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow, real poverty
David Hume

Fear is my vessel, when I frown he flies;
A hundred times in life a coward dies
John Marston

The fear of suffering is worse than suffering itself. And no heart ever suffered when it went in search of its dreams.
Paulo Coelho

We believe easily what we fear of what we desire
Jean De La Fontaine

Tis foolish to fear what you cannot avoid.
Publilius Syrus

British fashion is self confident and fearless. It refuses to bow to commerce, thus generating a constant flow of new ideas whilst drawing in British heritage.
Alexander McQueen

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

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

An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.
Ovid

If you believe in yourself, if you are without fear, you will also be tolerant, non-aggressive and find love.
Rollo Armstrong

There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear.
George Patton

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

Slasher movies are fun. You watch yourself get chopped to pieces, yet you're still alive. You see the blood on the ax and think, Holy shit, this is sick, but you kind of get over your fear of death.
Tara Reid

Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
Dorothy Bernard

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

Fear and hope are alike underneath. [In that they are both emotions]
Richard Ford

It's a part like any other except it's shorter than a lot. [on his role in The Sum of All Fears]
Alan Bates

Generosity during life is a very different thing from generosity in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear.
Horace Mann



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