Worry is a complete circle of inefficient thought whirling about a pivot of fear. To avoid it, consider whether the problem in hand is your business. If it is not, turn to something that is. If it is your business, decide if it is your business now. If so, decide what is best to be done about it. If you know, get busy. If you don't know, find out promptly. Do these things; then rest your case on the determination that, no matter how hard things may turn out to be, you will amek the best of them - and more than that no man can do.
Our instinctive emotions are those that we have inherited from a much more dangerous world, and contain, therefore, a larger portion of fear than they should.
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Atheists put on false courage in the midst of their darkness and misaprehensions, like children who, when they fear to go in the dark,will sing or whistle to keep their courage.
Our thinking and our behaviour are always in anticipation of a response. It is therefore fear-based.
If fear alters behavior, you're already defeated.
He whose head is in heaven need not fear to put his feet into the grave.
Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death.
Love is the emblem of eternity;it confounds all notion of time;effaces all memory of a beginning,all fear of an end.
Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
I never dared to be radical when young For fear it would make me conservative when old.
At its conceptual heart, xenophobia is a fear of the 'other', with the 'other' most often being defined by differential (contemporary) nation-state 'membership'.
You cannot pluck roses without fear of thorns, Nor enjoy a fair wife without danger of horns
He doesn't know the meaning of the word fear, but then again he doesn't know the meaning of most words
When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them
The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but deliverance from fear
Here shame dissuades him, there his fear prevails, And each by turns his aching heart assails.
The prevalent fear of poverty among the educated classes is the worst moral disease from which our civilization suffers.
The appeal of cinema lies in the fear of death.
You can surmount the obstacles in your path if you are determined, courageous and hard-working. Never be fainthearted. Be resolute, but never bitter.... Permit no one to dissuade you from pursuing the goals you set for yourselves. Do not fear to pioneer, to venture down new paths of endeavor.
When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.
Fear is only an illusion. It is the illusion that creates the feeling of separ-ateness-the false sense of isolation that exists only in your imagination.
But the concessions of the weak are the concessions of fear.
The fear of making permanent commitments can change the mutual love of husband and wife into two loves of self-two loves existing side by side, until they end in separation.