Fear Quotes

It is an open question whether any behavior based on fear of eternal punishment can be regarded as ethical or should be regarded as merely cowardly.

Margaret Mead

The hell of these days is the fear of not getting along, especially of not making money.

Thomas Carlyle

When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism.

Robert Green Ingersoll

Heroism is the brilliant triumph of the soul over the flesh, that is to say over fear: fear of poverty, of suffering, of calumny, of illness, of loneliness and of death.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Opinion of ghosts, ignorance of second causes, devotion to what men fear, and talking of things casual for prognostics, consisteth the natural seeds of religion.

Thomas Hobbes

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer.

William Shakespeare

Guilt is anything you did and fear others to know about


Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear

Mark Twain

When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them


There is nothing an economist should fear so much as applause.

Herbert Marshall

Fear is an emotion indispensable for survival.

Hannah Arendt

People living deeply have no fear of death.

Anais Nin

All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.

Edgar Allan Poe

Xenophobia is a fear of individuals who look or behave differently than than those one is accustomed to.

Robin May Schott

Pride attaches undue importance to the superiority of one's status in the eyes of others; And shame is fear of humiliation at one's inferior status in the estimation of others. When one sets his heart on being highly esteemed, and achieves such rating, then he is automatically involved in fear of losing his status

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