We can easily become as much slaves to precaution as we can to fear. Although we can never rivet our fortune so tight as to make it impregnible, we may by our excessive prudence squeeze out of the life that we are guarding so anxiously all the adventurous quality that makes it worth living.
Only the flexibly creative person can really manage the future, Only the one who can face novelty with confidence and without fear.
We can gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion and mistrust or with fear. We can gain it only if we proceed with the understanding, the confidence, and the courage which flow from conviction.
One way of watering down the effects of violence is to approach it in a more lighthearted way. I don't mean to say that you laugh when somebody has their arm sawn off, but you can diffuse fear with humour.
Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.
Impatience turns an ague into a fever, a fever to the plague, fear into despair, anger into rage, loss into madness, and sorrow to amazement.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
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.
A soul mate represents a karmic relationship that we have resolved: a deep conflict that has been settled, an obligation that has been fulfilled, and love that has replaced fear and anger.
I laugh, I love, I hope, I try I hurt, I need, I fear, I cry. And I know you do the same things too, So were really not that different, me and you.
A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation... is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.
A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.
The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear.
Fear of danger is ten thousand times more terrifying than danger itself.
When we have gold we are in fear, when we have none we are in danger.
Pure gold does not fear furnace.
Fear is the mother of foresight.
Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them.
In time we hate that which we often fear.
The components of anxiety, stress, fear, and anger do not exist independently of you in the world. They simply do not exist in the physical world, even though we talk about them as if they do.
Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
For it is not death or hardship that is a fearful thing, but the fear of death and hardship.
There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbours will say.
There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say.
Men love everything but righteousness and fear everything but God