Fear Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fear

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What I needed most was to love and to be loved, eager to be caught. Happily I wrapped those painful bonds around me; and sure enough, I would be lashed with the red-hot pokers or jealousy, by suspicions and fear, by burst of anger and quarrels.
~By Saint Augustine ~


The country is not a democratic state. Therefore we fear that they might carry a recorder in their pocket or there may be bugs in the walls, and you cannot be absolutely sure that you get a straight testimony.
~By Hans Blix ~


We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at all.
~By Jean de La Fontaine ~


No person who is enthusiastic about his work has anything to fear from life.
~By Samuel Goldwyn ~


That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.
~By Anatole France ~


If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?
~By Confucius ~


Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply... For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much.
~By Alan Paton ~


I don't have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.
~By Tupac Shakur ~


Any deviation is looked upon as a perversion, is feared, and is usually a target of hatred and prejudice.
~By Joey Skaggs ~


I didn't for a moment doubt the choice, but if life is ever fearsome, it is truly fearsome then.
~By John C. Hawkes ~


Why is it that when we get older, we get more fearful?
~By Sandra Bullock ~


Live daringly, boldly, fearlessly. Taste the relish to be found in competition - in having put forth the best within you.
~By Henry J. Kaiser ~


The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


It's the most unhappy people who most fear change.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


Fear is exciting for me.
~By Ayrton Senna ~


It is to be feared that those who emigrate to New South Wales, generally anticipate too great facility in their future operations and certainty of success in conducting them; but they should recollect that competency cannot be obtained without labour.
~By Charles Sturt ~


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


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


Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
~By William E. Gladstone ~


Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national emergency.
~By Douglas MacArthur ~


If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
~By Dale Carnegie ~


The hierarchy shouldn't fear what we're doing.
~By William P. Leahy ~


When Paul was arrested in Japan for having hash in his luggage, I thought he'd be out that night. But it became really serious stuff when he was kept in a cell. I became more fearful as the days went by.
~By Linda McCartney ~


When I was younger I used to pick things just to face the fear.
~By Vincent D'Onofrio ~


In mine opinion, love is fitter than fear, gentleness better than beating, to bring up a child rightly in learning.
~By Roger Ascham ~


We all look to have transcendent experiences that lift us out of the everyday, and fear is a good one. But, I think it's the same reason why people want to laugh their heads off.
~By Adam Arkin ~


Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.
~By Ernest Hemingway ~


People may believe that there can be a society where dissent is not permitted, but which is nonetheless not a fear society because everyone agrees with one another and therefore no one wants to dissent.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


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


March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Stand before the people you fear and speak your mind - even if your voice shakes.
~By Maggie Kuhn ~


I had this dream, and I really wanted to be a star. And I was almost a monster in the way that I was really fearless with my ambitions.
~By Lady Gaga ~


We've begun to put fear into those whites who think they can do anything they want to a black person and get away with it.
~By Charles Evers ~


The greatest stimulator of my running career was fear.
~By Herb Elliott ~


Uncertainty and fear and ignorance about immigrants, about people who are different, has a history as old as our Nation.
~By Luis Gutierrez ~


I have always wanted a solo career, deep in the darkest pit of myself, but I didn't dare admit it to myself even. It took me a long time to confront my fears.
~By Geri Halliwell ~


For all of us who have been involved in the recovery efforts to bring back and strengthen wild salmon runs, we fear that this change in policy could lead to further declines in these wild stocks.
~By Norm Dicks ~


To whom, then, must I dedicate my wonderful, surprising and interesting adventures? to whom dare I reveal my private opinion of my nearest relations? the secret thoughts of my dearest friends? my own hopes, fears, reflections and dislikes? Nobody!
~By Frances Burney ~


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


And though I might have learnt more wit and advanced my understanding by living in a Court, yet being dull, fearful and bashful, I neither heeded what was said or practised, but just what belonged to my loyal duty and my own honest reputation.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


You pretend to be more eccentric than you actually are because you fear you are an interchangeable cog.
~By Doug Coupland ~


Authoritarian political ideologies have a vested interest in promoting fear, a sense of the imminence of takeover by aliens and real diseases are useful material.
~By Susan Sontag ~


How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.
~By George MacDonald ~


My greatest fear: repetition.
~By Max Frisch ~


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


There are no guarantees. From the viewpoint of fear, none are strong enough. From the viewpoint of love, none are necessary.
~By Emmanuel Teney ~


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


The poor man wishes to conceal his poverty, and the rich man his wealth: the former fears lest he be despised, the latter lest he be plundered.
~By Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach ~


I don't live in as much fear as I used to. I'm not afraid of the music business. Life is too damn short. I know what's important, and the tasks are very clear.
~By Kathy Mattea ~


Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


Tom DeLay fears independent thinkers and fighters. I am both.
~By Martin Frost ~


Fear is something to be moved through, not something to be turned from.
~By Peter McWilliams ~


It is the privilege of those who fear love to murder those who do not fear it!
~By May Sarton ~


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


Fear has nothing to do with cowardice. A fellow is only yellow when he lets his fear make him quit.
~By Jerome Cady ~


Peter's fear of the animals which were shown him was probably not a directly conditioned fear.
~By Mary C. Jones ~


I fear those big words which make us so unhappy.
~By James Joyce ~


States can be deterred by the fear of retaliation; non-state organisations cannot by deterred at all.
~By John Bruton ~


When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart.
~By Horace Mann ~


We must not fear daylight just because it almost always illuminates a miserable world.
~By Rene Magritte ~


They hate whom they fear.
~By Quintus Ennius ~


When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


I don't buy into any of that hogwash. They put that out to sell tickets. It's just a classic horror movie, with the Greek drama formula of good versus evil, and lots of fear.
~By Margot Kidder ~


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


When we drop fear, we can draw nearer to people, we can draw nearer to the earth, we can draw nearer to all the heavenly creatures that surround us.
~By Bell Hooks ~


Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


In time we hate that which we often fear.
~By William Shakespeare ~


The roots of homophobia are fear. Fear and more fear.
~By George Weinberg ~


Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear.
~By Umberto Eco ~


I hope that you will learn to take responsibility for your decisions. don't take counsel of your fears.
~By Thomas S. Monson ~


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


Some men love truth so much that they seem to be in continual fear lest she should catch a cold on overexposure.
~By Samuel Butler ~


Fear makes us feel our humanity.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


I think the thing that I most appreciate now is that stereotypes involving Jewish identity activate fears of persecution that exist in the present day.
~By Gregg Easterbrook ~


Yet, it ought to be obvious that good music generally occupies a higher plane that mere politics. Great writers can express moods through melody and capture experiences we share most powerfully - love, lust, longing; joy, rage, fear; triumph, yearning and confusion.
~By Tony Snow ~


A dark and terrible side of this sense of community of interests is the fear of a horrible common destiny which in these days of atomic weapons darkens men's minds all around the globe.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


I sometimes have a horrible fear of turning up a canvas of mine. I'm always afraid of finding a monster in place of the precious jewels I thought I had put there!
~By Camille Pissarro ~


Just as invasion is the true and tried weapon in the hands of capital against the class struggle, so on the other hand the fearless pursuit of the class struggle has always proven the most effective preventative of foreign invasions.
~By Karl Liebknecht ~


An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts.
~By Otto von Bismarck ~


Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
~By Stevie Wonder ~


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


Courage enlarges, cowardice diminishes resources. In desperate straits the fears of the timid aggravate the dangers that imperil the brave.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


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


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


When I have a camera in my hand, I know no fear.
~By Alfred Eisenstaedt ~


Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
~By George S. Patton ~


I'm a God-fearing man who worships with my heart and with my life.
~By Willie Stargell ~


Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


He who fears is literally delivered to destruction.
~By Howard Thurman ~


You don't want too much fear in a market, because people will be blinded to some very good buying opportunities. You don't want too much complacency because people will be blinded to some risk.
~By Ron Chernow ~


Mr. Chairman, on September 11, we were attacked by terrorists who took advantage of weaknesses in our border security. After infiltrating our country, the terrorists were able to conceal their real identities, and thereby plot their attacks without fear of being apprehended.
~By Jim Ryun ~


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


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 ~


Happiness was not made to be boasted, but enjoyed. Therefore tho others count me miserable, I will not believe them if I know and feel myself to be happy; nor fear them.
~By Thomas Traherne ~


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 ~


The purpose behind terrorism is to instill fear in people - the fear that electrical power, for instance, will be taken away or the transportation system will be taken down.
~By Vinton Cerf ~


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


There's no reason for the establishment to fear me. But it has every right to fear the people collectively - I am one with the people.
~By Huey Newton ~


Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.
~By Shirley MacLaine ~


Never fear: Thank Home, and Poetry, and the Force behind both.
~By Wilfred Owen ~

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