Dating from Easter, life took on a newness which made it a different kind of life not known before - life that will not be content until all the world comes alive. Despair is death, and despair faded from the minds of men who believed. Fear is death, nd fear no longer invaded the still hours. Cowardice is death, and cowardice ceased to be a part of those who knew Easter.
We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
Of all base passions, fear is the most accursed.
Fear is a slinking cat I find beneath the lilacs of my mind.
Fear makes us feel our humanity.
Those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Fear has a large shadow, but he himself is small.
Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.
Fear is the father of courage and the mother of safety.
Fear grows in darkness; if you think there's a bogeyman around, turn on the light.
What we fear comes to pass more speedily than what we hope.
No passion so effectually robs the mond of all its poers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but simply moving on with dignity despite that fear.
Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.
Anger is a symptom, a way of cloaking and expressing feelings too awful to experience directly — hurt, bitterness, grief, and, mostof all, fear.
The prevalent fear of poverty among the educated classes is the worst moral disease from which our civilization suffers
They who talk much of destiny, their birth-star, etc., are in a lower dangerous plane, and invite the evil they fear.
He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
Evil is uncertain in the same degree as good, and for the reason that we ought not to hope too securely, we ought not to fear with too much dejection
We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict.
Violence is not merely killing another. It is violence when we use a sharp word, when we make a gesture to brush away a person, when we obey because there is fear. So violence isn't merely organized butchery in the name of God, in the name of society or country. Violence is much more subtle, much deeper, and we are inquiring into the very depths of violence.
Loneliness the clearest of crystal insight into your own soul, its the fear of one's own self that haunts the lonely.
The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married.