I regret nothing and fear less.
Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater. .
If we are bold, love strikes away the chains of fear from our souls.
Self Preservation is no longer important to me. I do not fear death as I died long ago on 1/2/09. I was told by my mother that sometimes bad things happen to good people. I refuse to accept that.
Much like the Vietnam war, ACM, AAF, foreign fighters, Jihadist, and JAM have nothing to lose. They embrace death as it is a way of life. I simply dont fear it. I am the walking exigent circumstance you created.
Hatred and bitterness can never cure the disease of fear; only love can do that. Hatred paralyses life; love harmonises it. Hatred darkens life; love illumines it.
Fear is never a reason for quitting; it is only an excuse.
Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crack-pot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost.
The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more you try to avoid suffering the more you suffer because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt.
I steer my bark with hope in the head, leaving fear astern. My hopes indeed sometimes fail, but not oftener than the forebodings of the gloomy.
Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
Age is a slowing down of everything except fear.
It's the most unhappy people who most fear change.
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.
Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind. You are as old as your doubt, your fear, your despair. The way to keep young is to keep your faith young. Keep your self-confidence young. Keep your hope young.
You can motivate by fear. And you can motivate by reward. But both of these methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self-motivation.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of he main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Never fear shadows.... that always means there is a light shining somewhere.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed.
I sometimes react to making a mistake as if I have betrayed myself. My fear of making a mistake seems to be based on the hidden assumption that I am potentially perfect and that if I can just be very careful I will not fall from heaven. But a 'mistake' is a declaration of the way I am, a jolt to the way I intend, a reminder I am not dealing with the facts. When I have listened to my mistakes I have grown.
True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves - regret for the past and fear of the future.