Fear Quotes

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As the mind of each man is conscious of good or evil, so does he conceive within his breast hope or fear, according to his actions
Ovid

Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.
Marie Curie

FEAR is an acronym in the English language for 'False Evidence Appearing Real'
Neale Walsch

How very little can be done under the spirit of fear.
Florence Nightingale

America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
Harry S Truman

I fear explanations explanatory of things explained
Abraham Lincoln

The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
Jean De La Bruyere

Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.
Richard Bach

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

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

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

The fear of being wrong is the prime inhibitor of the creative process.
Jean Bryant

For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged.
Alice Walker

Nay, why should I fear Death,
Who gives us life, and in exchange takes breath?
Frederic Lawrence Knowles

Consider the public. Never fear it nor despise it. Coax it, charm it, interest it, stimulate it, shock it now and then if you must, make it laugh, make it cry, but above all never, never, never bore the living hell out of it.
Noel Coward

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.
Cesare Pavese

Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.
Tacitus

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

He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
Napoleon

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

Never take counsel of your fears.
Andrew Jackson

Each sudden gust of light explains itself as flames, but neither they, nor even bombs redoubled on the hills tonight can quite include me in their fear (Leaving Belfast)
Andrew Motion

The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.
Sven Goran Eriksson

Fear is, I believe, a most effective tool in destroying the soul of an individual - and the soul of a people.
Anwar Sadat

The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty
Napoleon Hill

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

One had to take some action against fear when once it laid hold of one.
Rainer Maria Rilke

Tyger Tyger, burning bright,
In the forests of the night;
What immortal hand or eye,
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?
William Blake

Since love and fear can hardly exist together, if we must choose between them, it is far safer to be feared than loved.
Niccolo Machiavelli

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

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

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

How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads. To whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams [erm quite indeed]
Bram Stoker

Then come, my friend, forget your foes, and leave your fears behind,
And wander forth to try your luck, with cheerful, quiet mind.
Henry Jackson Van Dyke

All people that on earth do dwell, Sing to the Lord with cheerful voice; Him serve with fear, his praise forth tell, Come ye before him, and rejoice
William Kethe

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

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

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

Fear is the mother of morality.
Friedrich Nietzsche

It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man.
Georges Bernanos

Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government.
Wendell Phillips

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

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

Fear accomplishes much in love. The husband of the Middle Ages was loved by his wife for his very severity. The bride of William the Conqueror, having been beaten by him, recognized him by this token for her lord and husband
Jules Michelet

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

The more thou dost advance, the more thy feet pitfalls will meet. The Path that leadeth on is lighted by one fire- the light of daring burning in the heart. The more one dares, the more he shall obtain. The more he fears, the more that light shall pale - and that alone can guide.
Aristotle

I'm full of fears and I do my best to avoid difficulties and any kind of complications. I like everything around me to be clear as crystal and completely calm.
Alfred Hitchcock

My worst fears were confirmed as Thierry and I sat in the centre circle after the final whistle. His name was sung from the rooftops, while my contribution was recognised by a deafening silence. It was like I was the invisible man
Ashley Cole

I realized that if I was going to achieve anything in life I had to be agressive. I had to get out there and go for it... I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it's an illusion to me.
Michael Jordan

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



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