Fear Quotes

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It's time to give the yobs a dose of the fear they have been dishing out to the rest of us.
Michael Howard

Without fullness of experience, length of days is nothing. When fullness of life has been achieved, shortness of days is nothing. That is perhaps why the young have usually so little fear of death; they live by intensities that the elderly have forgotten.
Lewis Mumford

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

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

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

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

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

Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought no to be feared.
David Ben-Gurion

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

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

You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.
Eric Hoffer

God, make me so uncomfortable that I will do the very thing I fear.
Ruby Dee

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

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

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 can pretty much take care of myself; I don't walk around with much fear.
Carla Gugino

Up the airy mountain,
Down the rushy glen,
We daren't go a-hunting,
For fear of little men.
William Allingham

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

Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself.
Samuel Butler

Over the next four years, we will be bold. We will be willing to experiment. We will not fear failure.
Matt Blunt

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Only one thing makes a dream impossible: the fear of failure.
Paulo Coelho

Alas, the fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.
Thomas Carlyle

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

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

It appears that my worst fears have been realised: we have made progress in everything yet nothing has changed.
Derrick Bell

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

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

We had to borrow Bolton Wanderers' team coach, we stayed at a Fawlty Towers hotel and the kick-off was delayed half an hour by a faulty fire alarm. I feared it wasn't our day.
Paul Jewell

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Courage is one step ahead of fear
Coleman Young

Fear is the mother of foresight.
Thomas Hardy

Who trusts himself to women, or to waves,
Should never hazard what he fears to lose.
John Oldmixon

It was my 13th birthday and I have treasured it ever since [Peggy Sue].

It is the greatest single ever made. I still have it, but rarely play it for fear of damaging it.
John Gribbin

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

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



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