Fear Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fear

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There is nothing that man fears more than the touch of the unknown. He wants to see what is reaching towards him, and to be able to recognize or at least classify it. Man always tends to avoid physical contact with anything strange.
~By Elias Canetti ~


Be content to be what you are, and prefer nothing to it, and do not fear or wish for your last day.
~By Marcus Valerius Martial ~


The only thing I fear more than change is no change. The business of being static makes me nuts.
~By Twyla Tharp ~


A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion.
~By Umberto Eco ~


You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear.
~By Sammy Davis, Jr. ~


Boredom is... a vital problem for the moralist, since half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


It's not necessary to fear the prospect of failure but to be determined not to fail.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


Whenever there is fear, you will get wrong figures.
~By W. Edwards Deming ~


An important consequence of freeing oneself from the fear of death is a radical opening to spirituality of a universal and non-denominational type.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


Fools are more to be feared than the wicked.
~By Queen Christina ~


The beggar wears all colors fearing none.
~By Charles Lamb ~


The injury that we do to a man must be such that we need not fear his vengeance.
~By Steve Perry ~


An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.
~By Confucius ~


Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
~By Babe Ruth ~


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 ~


Fear is your greatest obstacle - so question your fear. If it does not serve your greatest life then do not make it your master.
~By Joy Page ~


The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it.
~By Steve Irwin ~


Don't fear anything for your letters, they are burnt one by one and I hope you do the same with mine.
~By Camille Claudel ~


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.
~By Buddha ~


Let us embrace Science and the new technologies unfettered, for it is these which will liberate mankind from the myth of god, and free us from our age old fears, from disease, death and the sweat of labor.
~By Claude Vorilhon ~


Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate it; a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


Stereotypes involving Christian identity, Christian persecution is so far back in history now that no one fears it being revived, unless you live in China, I guess.
~By Gregg Easterbrook ~


Fear clogs; faith liberates.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


Those who own much have much to fear.
~By Rabindranath Tagore ~


I don't remember what was going through my mind, but what was going through my body was fear and terror. I had been on the road with Johnny and working gigs and playing a lot of the organ clubs.
~By John Abercrombie ~


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 ~


Fear of death has been the greatest ally of tyranny past and present.
~By Sidney Hook ~


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 ~


If you walk down the street and see someone in a box, you have a choice. That person is either the other and you're fearful of them, or that person is an extension of your family. And that makes you at home in that world and not fearful. So really it's very self-serving.
~By Susan Sarandon ~


The bold enterprises are the successful ones. Take counsel of hopes rather than of fears to win in this business.
~By Rutherford B. Hayes ~


The thirst for powerful sensations takes the upper hand both over fear and over compassion for the grief of others.
~By Anton Chekhov ~


We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


The best political weapon is the weapon of terror. Cruelty commands respect. Men may hate us. But, we don't ask for their love; only for their fear.
~By Heinrich Himmler ~


Oh, yes. I knew I was weird by the time I was four. I knew I wasn't like other boys. I knew I was more fearful. I didn't like the rough and tumble most boys were into. I knew I was a sissy.
~By Robert Crumb ~


Pitching is the art of instilling fear.
~By Sandy Koufax ~


I fear that the hearts of the vast majority of mankind would beat on strongly and steadily and without any quickening if the league were to perish altogether.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


It is not the crook in modern business that we fear, but the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.
~By Owen D. Young ~


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.
~By Norman Vincent Peale ~


Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather that it shall ever have a beginning.
~By John Henry Newman ~


While there's life, there's fear.
~By Mason Cooley ~


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


The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Meanwhile, fears of universal disaster sank to an all time low over the world.
~By Isaac Asimov ~


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


I don't run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet.
~By Nadia Comaneci ~


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 ~


Fools rush in where incumbents fear to tread.
~By Norman Ralph Augustine ~


The thing I fear most is fear.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


The doctor punched my vein, the captain called me Cain, upon my belly sat the sow of fear.
~By Karl Shapiro ~


Fear attracts attack.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


Laughter kills fear, and without fear there can be no faith. For without fear of the devil there is no need for God.
~By Sean Connery ~


We confess our bad qualities to others out of fear of appearing naive or ridiculous by not being aware of them.
~By Gerald Brenan ~


Judge not, lest you be so fearful of judgment that you can hardly breath.
~By Paul Williams ~


For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
~By Alexander Pope ~


It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


We will not let terrorists change our way of life; we will not live in fear; and we will not undermine the civil liberties that characterize our Democracy.
~By Adam Schiff ~


In South Texas, we understand how vital port security is and we fear the day a weapon of mass destruction could be brought into a U.S. port in a container and cause hundreds of thousands of casualties.
~By Solomon Ortiz ~


In the mass of mankind, I fear, there is too great a majority of fools and knaves; who, singly from their number, must to a certain degree be respected, though they are by no means respectable.
~By Philip Stanhope ~


I have withstood the power of convictions a long time; and therefore I fear I shall be finally left of God.
~By David Brainerd ~


And books that were published in much larger numbers than Selfish, Little are hard to find. And publishers who wanted to publish my last few works have them stuck in limbo while new distribution ideas and legal issues and fears are blown away.
~By Peter Sotos ~


If the markets had behaved badly, that would obviously add to people's sense of alarm... but there has been a lot of reassurance coming, particularly in the way the Brits handled all this. There seems to be no great fear that something like that is going to happen here.
~By Brit Hume ~


Fear is not a lasting teacher of duty.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Death in itself is nothing; but we fear to be we know not what, we know not where.
~By John Dryden ~


As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.
~By Marianne Williamson ~


Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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


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


Definitely, it's a fear of failure that drives me.
~By Jerry Bruckheimer ~


I think that's still the most primal fear of all humans: to be eaten.
~By Victor Salva ~


Columbine was so frightening. And the media took off with it, like everything else, so it instilled more fear in people. You're looking around at school for kids like the ones who committed the shootings, and you feel wrong for doing that, you know?
~By John Robinson ~


Fear is a great motivator. Look at what 9-11 has accomplished - My god. It's slammed the economy, It's - I can't even begin to detail all it's actually done, other than bring down the buildings and hit the Pentagon. It's stunned the entire nation.
~By Art Bell ~


The dread of lonliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


I quickly laugh at everything for fear of having to cry.
~By Pierre Beaumarchais ~


Yoga is a way to freedom. By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear, anguish and loneliness.
~By Indra Devi ~


Perhaps life is just that... a dream and a fear.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


The reason most people don't express their individuality and actually deny it, is not fear of what prime ministers think of us or the head of the federal reserve, It's what their families and their friends down at the bar are going to think of them.
~By David Icke ~


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


Puritanism. The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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


The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence.
~By Adam Smith ~


People were already beginning to forget, what horrible suffering the war had brought them. I did not want to cause fear and panic, but to let people know how dreadful war is and so to stimulate people's powers of resistance.
~By Otto Dix ~


Why fear death? It is the most beautiful adventure in life.
~By Charles Frohman ~


It sometimes is just the fear of being misunderstood.
~By Terry Gross ~


She became so important to them that they wondered how they had ever managed without her in the past. And the longer she stayed with them the more indispensable she became, so indispensable in fact that their one fear was that she might some day move on.
~By Michael Ende ~


If you can once engage people's pride, love, pity, ambition on your side, you need not fear what their reason can do against you.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


I was surprised that my wife thought it was a good idea, then again with my agent, another woman, then my editor, another woman - in spite of the fact that all three of them reacted positively I still have this fear.
~By Michael Chabon ~


We fear our passage will be attended with difficulties by reason of the great number of passingers which are one hundred and eighty and upwards in number.
~By Nathaniel Smith ~


Monopolists who fear competition and who distrust democracy because it stands for equal opportunity would like to secure their position against small and energetic enterprise.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


Fear is the denomination of the Old Testament; belief is the denomination of the New.
~By Benjamin Whichcote ~


That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could be on so great a subject.
~By George Santayana ~


We must have our say, not through violence, aggression or fear. We must speak out calmly and forcefully. We shall only be able to enter the new world era if we agree to engage in dialogue with the other side.
~By Tahar Ben Jelloun ~


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


It seems to me we have been in a rhetorical arms race in this country, with each side unwilling to lay down its weapons for fear - usually justified - the other side would beat them to a pulp.
~By Pat Sajak ~


He doesn't know the meaning of the word fear, but then again he doesn't know the meaning of most words.
~By Bobby Bowden ~


We will hang you, never fear, Most politely, most politely.
~By William Gilbert ~


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


If you let your fear of consequence prevent you from following your deepest instinct, your life will be safe, expedient and thin.
~By Katharine Butler Hathaway ~

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