Fear Quotes

If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.

Albert Einstein

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

Moshe Sharett

My biggest fear is that I will become too comfortable with the idea of being lonely for the rest of my life.

Unknown

At any given moment in your life, you have the choice between love and fear. And thats a choice you make. You make the choice of how you react to events.

Jennifer Beals

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.

Francis Bacon

It is bad policy to fear the resentment of an enemy.

Ethan Allen

Be a constant outrage to modesty There is nothing to fear: modesty is exercised only among the blind.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

Our work for peace must begin within the private world of each one of us. To build for man a world without fear, we must be without fear. To build a world of justice, we must be just. And how can we fight for liberty if we are not free in our own minds? How can we ask others to sacrifice if we are not ready to do so?... Only in true surrender to the interest of all can we reach that strength and independence, that unity of purpose, that equity of judgment which are necessary if we are to measure up to our duty to the future, as men of a generation to whom the chance was given to build in time a world of peace.

Dag Hammarskjld

"Freedom from fear" could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights.

Dag Hammarskjld

Isn't history ultimately the result of our fear of boredom?

Emil Cioran

Tyranny is just what one can develop a taste for, since it so happens that man prefers to wallow in fear rather than to face the anguish of being himself.

Emil Cioran

Hope knows no fear. Hope dares to blossom even inside the abysmal abyss. Hope secretly feeds and strengthens promise.

Sri Chinmoy

There are two levers for moving men: interest and fear.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Persecutors fear loss of control. Rescuers fear loss of purpose. Rescuers need Victimssomeone to protect or fixto bolster their self-esteem.

David Emerald

Persecutors, like Victims, act out of fear. The may seem fearless, but actually Persecutors are almost always former Victims.

David Emerald
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