Afraid Quotes

One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his greatest surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't.

Henry Ford

Don't be afraid of showing affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy than by service. Love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present.

Sir John Lubbock

Don't be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed.

Lily Tomlin

If people were always kind and obedient to those who are cruel and unjust; the wicked people would have it all their own way: they would never feel afraid, and so they would never alter, but would grow worse and worse. When we are struck at without a reason, we should strike back again very hard; I am sure we should so hard as to teach the person who struck us never to do it again.

Patrick Branwell Bront

People are so afraid of authority figures and doctors are authority figures.

Martha Beck

I am afraid we are not rid of God because we still have faith in grammar.

Friedrich Nietzsche

I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty, which will protect the beauty of our natural environment, which will preserve the great old American houses and squares and parks of our national past and which will build handsome and balanced cities for our future.

John F. Kennedy

Pitiful is the person who is afraid of taking risks. Perhaps this person will never be disappointed or disillusioned; perhaps she won't suffer the way people do when they have a dream to follow. But when the person looks back-she will hear her heart.

Paulo Coelho

Courage and conviction are powerful weapons against an enemy who depends only on fists or guns. Animals know when you are afraid; a coward knows when you are not

David Seabury

Live a good life. If there are gods and they are just, then they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are gods, but unjust, then you should not want to worship them. If there are no gods, then you will be gone, but will have lived a noble life that will live on in the memories of your loved ones. I am not afraid.

Marcus Aurelius

Americans have the right and advantage of being armed, unlike the people of other countries, whose leaders are afraid to trust them with arms.

James Madison

Suicide sometimes proceeds from cowardice, but not always; for cowardice sometimes prevents it; since as many live because they are afraid to die, as die because they are afraid to live

Charles Caleb Colton

We live in an age disturbed, confused, bewildered, afraid of its own forces, in search not merely of its road but even of its direction.

Woodrow T. Wilson

America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.

Sigmund Freud

What a man is ashamed of is always at bottom himself; and he is ashamed of himself at bottom always for being afraid.

Robin G. Collingwood

I just want to show off my scar proudly and not be afraid of it.

Carly Simon

The enemy is like a woman, weak in face of opposition, but correspondingly strong when not opposed. In a quarrel with a man, it is natural for a woman to lose heart and run away when he faces up to her; on the other hand, if the man begins to be afraid and to give ground, her rage, vindictiveness and fury overflow and know no limit.

St. Ignatius Loyola

He that is afraid of bad luck will never know good

Russian Proverb

The Universe knows what it's doing. So don't develop a big ego, and don't be afraid.

Benjamin Hoff

Xenophobia, you should be more afraid of someone exactly like you"

Loesje

Do not be afraid to go out on a limb ... That's where the fruit is.

Unknown

I'm afraid, based on my own experience, that fascism will come to America in the name of national security.

Jim Garrison

Most men are afraid of a bad name, but few fear their consciences.

Pliny the Elder

One of the first things a relationship therapist learns is that couples argue to burn up energy that could be used for something else. In fact, arguments often serve the purpose of using up energy, so that the couple do not have to take the courageous, creative leap into an unknown they fear. Arguing serves the function of being a zone of familiarity into which you can retreat when you are afraid of making a creative breakthrough.

Gay Hendricks

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