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
The broad effects which can be obtained by punishment in man and beast, are the increase of fear, the sharpening of the sense of cunning, the mastery of the desires; so it is that punishment tames man, but does not make him "better".
The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment.
Monopolists who fear competition and who distrust democracy because it stands for equal opportunity would like to secure their position against small and energetic enterprise.
Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.
When you inhabit any of these three roles, youre reacting to fear of victimhood, loss of control, or loss of purpose. Youre always looking outside yourself, to the people and circumstances of life, for a sense of safety, security, and sanity.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
There are two levers for moving men: interest and fear.
The American people have a right to air that they and their children can breathe without fear.
I durst not laugh for fear of opening my lips and receiving the bad air.
Fear is not the natural state of civilized people.
Our tragedy is a general and universal physical fear so long sustained by now that we can even bear it... the basest of all things is to be afraid.
Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future, without fear, and with a manly heart.
It is said that those whom the gods wish to destroy they first make mad. It may well be that a war neurosis stirred up by propaganda of fear and hatred is the prelude to destruction.
Our country is now geared to an arms economy bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and an incessant propaganda of fear.
It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms economy which was bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear.
We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you.
Do not fear risk. All exploration, all growth is calculated. Without challenge people cannot reach their higher selves. Only if we are willing to walk over the edge can we become winners.
Jealousy is the fear or apprehension of superiority: envy our uneasiness under it.
It is bad policy to fear the resentment of an enemy.
Nothing is terrible except fear itself.