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Fear quotes (59)

The worst fear is the fear of living.
Theodore   Category: Fear

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed.
Michael Pritchard   Category: Fear

We love the things we love for what they are.
Robert Frost   Category: Fear

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
[George Herman] Babe Ruth   Category: Fear

Just as courage imperils life fear protects it.
Leonardo da Vinci   Category: Fear

Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
Bertrand Russell   Category: Fear

A peace that comes from fear and not from the heart is the opposite of peace.
Levi ben Gershon   Category: Fear

The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.
James Branch Cabell   Category: Fear

He who reigns within himself and rules passions desires and fears is more than a king.
John Milton   Category: Fear

To overcome a fear here's all you have to do: realize the fear is there and do the action you fear anyway.
Peter McWilliams   Category: Fear

It is fear that first brought gods into the world.
Petronius   Category: Fear

Worry is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
Arthur Somers Roche   Category: Fear

Better be killed than frightened to death.
Robert Smith Surtees   Category: Fear

The thing I fear most is fear.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne   Category: Fear

Loving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more and those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life.
Merle Shan   Category: Fear

The wise man in the storm prays God not for safety from danger but for deliverance from fear.
Ralph Waldo Emerson   Category: Fear

They hate whom they fear.
Quintus Ennius   Category: Fear

Fear ... is forward. No one is afraid of yesterday.
Renata Adler   Category: Fear

Feare may force a man to cast beyond the moone.
John Heywood   Category: Fear

If a man harbors any sort of fear it percolates through all his thinking damages his personality makes him landlord to a ghost.
Lloyd Cassel Douglas   Category: Fear

Where fear is present wisdom cannot be.
Lactantius   Category: Fear

When citizens fear government we call it tyranny When government fears citizens we call it freedom
Unknown   Category: Fear

Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy   Category: Fear

For the thing which I greatly feared is come upon me and that which I was afraid of is come unto me.
The Bible   Category: Fear

I expect nothing. I fear no one. I am free.
Nikos Kazantzakis   Category: Fear

Power does not corrupt men. Fools however if they get into a position of power corrupt power.
George Bernard Shaw   Category: Fear

As we are liberated from our own fear our presence automatically liberates others.
Nelson Mandela   Category: Fear

It is better to be feared than loved if you cannot be both.
Niccolo Machiavelli   Category: Fear

Many of our fears are tissue-paper thin and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them.
Brendan Francis   Category: Fear

Never take counsel of your fears.
Andrew Jackson   Category: Fear

Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear but around in awareness.
James Thurber   Category: Fear

And I will show you something different from either Your shadow at morning striding behind you Or your shadow at evening rising to meet you I will show you fear in a handful of dust.
Thomas Stearns Eliot   Category: Fear

The anvil fears no blows.
Proverb   Category: Fear

Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts ... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
John Ernst Steinbeck   Category: Fear

That might have a lot to do with it but you know I probably don't show fear but I suffer from fear like everyone else.
Steve Irwin   Category: Fear

The fear's as bad as falling.
William Shakespeare   Category: Fear

Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
Justice Louis Dembitz Brandeis   Category: Fear

The only thing we have to fear on this planet is man.
Carl Gustav Jung   Category: Fear

They that worship God merely from fear Would worship the devil too if he appear.
Thomas Fuller   Category: Fear

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Paul Seeney   Category: Fear

GHOST n. The outward and visible sign of an inward fear.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce   Category: Fear

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Guatama Buddha   Category: Fear

I myself have educated myself.
Patrick Kennedy   Category: Fear

Don't fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.
Louis E. Boone   Category: Fear

I steer my bark with hope in the head leaving fear astern.
Thomas Jefferson   Category: Fear

If you let your fear of consequence prevent you from following your deepest instinct then your life will be safe expedient and thin.
Katharine Butler Hathaway   Category: Fear

Try a thing you havent tried before three times--once to get over the fear once to find out how to do it and a third time to find out whether you like it or not.
Virgil Thomson   Category: Fear

Nothing is so much to be feared as fear.
Henry David Thoreau   Category: Fear

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.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus   Category: Fear

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

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.... Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves who am I to be brilliant to be gorgeous talented and fabulous. Actually who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small doesnt serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that others wont feel insecure around you. We are born to make manifest the glory of God within us. And as we let our light shine we consciously give others permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our fear our presence automatically liberates others.
Marianne Williamson   Category: Fear

We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears.
Fran├žois Duc de La Rochefoucauld   Category: Fear

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

The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
Mark Twain   Category: Fear

Fear is natures warning signal to get busy.
Henry C. Link   Category: Fear

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
Livy   Category: Fear

The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears for theres no risk of accident for someone whos dead.
Albert Einstein   Category: Fear

The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.
Aristotle   Category: Fear

The optimist thinks that this is the best of all possible worlds and the pessimist knows it.
J. Robert Oppenheimer   Category: Fear