Fear Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fear

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My biggest fear in life is to be forgotten.
~By Evita Peron ~


There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


I approach my character with the question: What would an animal think? How would an animal respond? A lot of times, it's quick action and no fear, and sometimes it's irrational fear. You don't always know.
~By Victoria Pratt ~


I fear that CAFTA will accelerate the demise of these domestic textile jobs.
~By Howard Coble ~


I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


Prohibit the taking of omens, and do away with superstitious doubts. Then, until death itself comes, no calamity need be feared.
~By Sun Tzu ~


Actresses have more fear of being disliked. I, on the other hand, revel in it.
~By Michael Douglas ~


Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive - the risk to be alive and express what we really are.
~By Miguel Angel Ruiz ~


I was always afraid of dying. Always. It was my fear that made me learn everything I could about my airplane and my emergency equipment, and kept me flying respectful of my machine and always alert in the cockpit.
~By Chuck Yeager ~


New Orleans has to learn to live with water rather than in fear of water, and we need a master plan that shows us how to do this. It's so critical that we send a signal to everyone in the country that we're serious about rebuilding New Orleans.
~By Billy Tauzin ~


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.
~By Marianne Williamson ~


Fame does lead to money, which I don't have a close relationship with. I'm the kind of guy who never sees the money - it all goes somewhere else. I don't understand it, I don't like to deal with it. I have a fear of not having it, because I grew up without it.
~By David Duchovny ~


Here is a fear for me, I never wanted to be one of those guys that was defined by a body of work 20 years old.
~By Todd McFarlane ~


Today, we say the only thing we have to fear is four more years of George Bush.
~By Edward Kennedy ~


Where fear is present, wisdom cannot be.
~By Lactantius ~


Every man, through fear, mugs his aspirations a dozen times a day.
~By Brendan Francis ~


Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
~By Mark Twain ~


Fear is the main factor in Arab politics... There is no Arab who is not harmed by Jews' entry into Palestine.
~By Moshe Sharett ~


We Hoosiers hold to some quaint notions. Some might say we 'cling' to them, though not out of fear or ignorance. We believe in paying our bills. We have kept our state in the black throughout the recent unpleasantness, while cutting rather than raising taxes, by practicing an old tribal ritual - we spend less money than we take in.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


The course of this conflict is not known, yet its outcome is certain. Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war, and we know that God is not neutral between them.
~By George W. Bush ~


I could write an entertaining novel about rejection slips, but I fear it would be overly long.
~By Louise Brown ~


Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
~By Adam Smith ~


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.
~By Dale Carnegie ~


A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.
~By Sophocles ~


Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.
~By Lord Byron ~


But I'm someone who the more afraid I am, the more I want to do it to get the fear over with.
~By Cynthia Weil ~


I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.
~By Clara Barton ~


Fear prophets and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at times instead of them.
~By Umberto Eco ~


A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


The results of political changes are hardly ever those which their friends hope or their foes fear.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


Serial killers kill for the power and control they experience during the murders and for the added ego boost they get in the aftermath from community fears, media coverage, and the police investigations.
~By Pat Brown ~


This fear of the Lord is indeed the beginning of wisdom. This consciousness of sin is the straight pathway to heaven.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


Courage is... the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.
~By David Ben Gurion ~


Americans have an abiding belief in their ability to control reality by purely material means... airline insurance replaces the fear of death with the comforting prospect of cash.
~By Cecil Beaton ~


Fear comes in two packages fear of failure, and sometimes, fear of success.
~By Tom Kite ~


A writer of fiction lives in fear. Each new day demands new ideas and he can never be sure whether he is going to come up with them or not.
~By Roald Dahl ~


Ladies and gentlemen, I wish I had better news for you but we are facing a storm that most of us have feared. This is a threat that we've never faced before.
~By Ray Nagin ~


Courage is knowing what not to fear.
~By Plato ~


As soon as men know that they can kill without fear of punishment or blame, they kill; or at least they encourage killers with approving smiles.
~By Simone Weil ~


I fear that, in the end, the famous debate among materialists, idealists, and dualists amounts to a merely verbal dispute that is more a matter for the linguist than for the speculative philosopher.
~By Moses Mendelssohn ~


But with the right kind of coaching and determination you can accomplish anything and the biggest accomplishment that I feel I got from the film was overcoming that fear.
~By Reese Witherspoon ~


Cruelty is softened by fear, not pity.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Have any of our friends got off the Island with their families, or what must they submit to? Despotism or destruction, I fear, is their fate.
~By William Floyd ~


In contrast, fear societies are societies in which dissent is banned.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


You know I think that going into therapy is a very positive thing, and talking about it is really helpful, because the more you talk the more your fears fade, because you get it out.
~By Fran Drescher ~


As an actor you have one great fear: pimples!
~By Jonathan Brandis ~


I'm of a fearsome mind to throw my arms around every living librarian who crosses my path, on behalf of the souls they never knew they saved.
~By Barbara Kingsolver ~


But living in uncertain times does not mean San Franciscans must live in fear.
~By Gavin Newsom ~


Sometimes those fears creep into the back of your head, but then you slap yourself and think, 'Oh, woe is me! People actually like me.' What a silly thing to worry about. This is a huge opportunity, and I'm excited.
~By Ben McKenzie ~


We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


Fear is the passion of slaves.
~By Patrick Henry ~


I worry about kids and all they are exposed to. Kids get so bombarded with hard, commercial sounds. They don't even have a chance to develop the softer part of themselves without fear of being ridiculed.
~By Susannah McCorkle ~


There is a lot of hype and fear about this much-talked-about prospect of designer babies.
~By Leon Kass ~


So, if I were arrested or if I were killed, then after me the issues that American fears about me wouldn't exist anymore - and I couldn't tell you what those issues are.
~By Muqtada al Sadr ~


When I decided to stay in Iraq, I decided to take the fear out of my body and put it into a freezer.
~By Asne Seierstad ~


In Goddess religion death is not feared, but is understood to be a part of life, followed by birth and renewal.
~By Carol P. Christ ~


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.
~By Pope John XXIII ~


Of all the hazards, fear is the worst.
~By Sam Snead ~


Fate loves the fearless.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice.
~By Plato ~


No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


But now having seen him which is invisible I fear not what man can do unto me.
~By Anne Hutchinson ~


We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way. Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear.
~By King Hussein ~


Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.
~By William Shakespeare ~


Don't fear change - embrace it.
~By Anthony J. D'Angelo ~


Be able to confide your innermost secrets to your mother and your innermost fears to your father.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


I fear this little episode does not speak very favourably for my business capacity in those early days, for I certainly ought to have made much more than I did by this really important invention.
~By Henry Bessemer ~


It is my hope and my belief that you will be able to report that I died with dignity, without animal fear and without bravado. I owe that much to myself.
~By Caryl Chessman ~


Fear is that thing that keeps you up there on that other plateau. Fear is that thing that just keeps you closed down, and quite frankly, alone.
~By Andrew Shue ~


Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
~By George S. Patton ~


From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.
~By Algernon Charles Swinburne ~


Love can no more continue without a constant motion than fire can; and when once you take hope and fear away, you take from it its very life and being.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Yet creeds mean very little, Coth answered the dark god, still speaking almost gently. The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.
~By James Branch Cabell ~


The heart never grows better by age; I fear rather worse, always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


Vertigo is the conflict between the fear of falling and the desire to fall.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
~By John Steinbeck ~


People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn't they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines... There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.
~By Bill Gates ~


I define fear as standing across the ring from Joe Louis and knowing he wants to go home early.
~By Max Baer ~


Being diabetic was not what I thought of as being normal, and I feared the stigma of having to take medicine and having people stick me with a needle.
~By Nell Carter ~


There's a confidence that comes from youth and not knowing better. But there comes a point, as an actor, when you do know better, and that is when the fear starts.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.
~By Les Brown ~


My aim, then, was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. Fear is the beginning of wisdom.
~By William Tecumseh Sherman ~


Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


We manage the fear, I manage the fear, but it certainly takes its toll, the strain does.
~By Christiane Amanpour ~


Our thinking and our behaviour are always in anticipation of a response. It is therefore fear-based.
~By Deepak Chopra ~


Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


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.
~By Indira Gandhi ~


The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


The three traits speculators must learn to manage within themselves are confidence, fear, and aggressiveness.
~By Larry Williams ~


Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


Just as the Russians and the Soviets didn't manage to wipe out languages in Lithuania, neither have they managed to wipe out religion to the extent that we had feared.
~By Jeane Kirkpatrick ~


You can't underestimate the power of fear.
~By Tricia Nixon ~


This fear of death infused me with the desire to live, and to live harder.
~By Josh Lucas ~


Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.
~By James A. Michener ~


A mother's life, you see, is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender, now terrible. Not an hour but has its joys and fears.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave.
~By Matthew Henry ~


Crime and the fear of crime have permeated the fabric of American life.
~By Warren E. Burger ~


This world of ours... must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


I think that most writers who wait until they're inspired to write are just waiting for the fear to subside.
~By Barry Mann ~

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