Fear Quotes

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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

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

Never take counsel of your fears.
Andrew Jackson

If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Robert Schuller

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

I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.
Bruce Lee

Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
George Patton

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

It is the strange fate of man, that even in the greatest of evils the fear of the worst continues to haunt him.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Unpinned even by rudimentary notions of time and space, dreams float or flash by, leaving in their wake trails of unease, hopes and fears.
Stephen Brook

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

Courage is one step ahead of fear
Coleman Young

Fate loves the fearless
James Russell Lowell

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

I know I can handle anything and I don't have a lot of fear.
Antonio Fargas

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

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

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

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
Christian Nestell Bovee

The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life: Overcome fear, behold wonder.
Richard Bach

When they built this building they were afraid to say that beauty is truth for fear that it wouldn't be by the time it was completed.
Daniel Boorstin

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

Gun crime is a major cause of fear and distress throughout the UK. The problem is deeply entrenched in a wide range of social and cultural factors and therefore not an isolated issue.
Diane Abbott

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

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

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.
Buddha

A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side
Aristotle

If fear is cultivated, it will become stronger. If faith is cultivated, it will achieve mastery.
John Paul Jones

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

They hate whom they fear
Ennius

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

Whither the fates lead virtue will follow without fear
Lucanus

Whenever a taboo is broken, something good happens, something vitalizing. Taboos after all are only hangovers, the product of diseased minds, you might say, of fearsome people who hadn't the courage to live and who under the guise of morality and religion have imposed these things upon us.
Henry Miller

They hear a voice in every wind,
And snatch a fearful joy
Thomas Gray

Fear is the child of ignorance
Herman Melville

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

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

We must laugh before we are happy, for fear of dying without having laughed at all.
Jean De La Bruyere

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

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

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

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

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

There was reason to fear that the Revolution, like Saturn, might devour in turn each one of her children.
Pierre Vergniaud

The most drastic, and usually the most effective remedy for fear is direct action.
William Burnham

Fear makes men believe the worst.
Quintus Curtius Rufus

The Western Canada Wilderness Committee is creating papier mache monsters and phantom bogeymen as it stirs up fears about the provincial government's
George Abbott

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

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

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



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