Fear Quotes

The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear.

William Jennings Bryan

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

I don't have a fear of flying; I have a fear of crashing.

Billy Bob Thornton

Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind. You are as old as your doubt, your fear, your despair. The way to keep young is to keep your faith young. Keep your self-confidence young. Keep your hope young.

Luella F. Phean

Age is a slowing down of everything except fear.

Mignon McLaughlin

They who talk much of destiny, their birth-star, etc., are in a lower dangerous plane, and invite the evil they fear.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.

Ambrose Bierce

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

Edgar Allan Poe

The prevalent fear of poverty among the educated classes is the worst moral disease from which our civilization suffers

William James

I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind.

John Diefenbaker

Anger is a symptom, a way of cloaking and expressing feelings too awful to experience directly — hurt, bitterness, grief, and, mostof all, fear.

Joan Rivers

Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.

James Thurber

No society has been able to abolish human sadness, no political system can deliver us from the pain of living, from our fear of death, our thirst for the absolute. It is the human condition that directs the social condition, not vice versa.

Eugene Ionesco

The fear of poetry is an indication that we are cut off from our own reality

Muriel Rukeyser

No passion so effectually robs the mond of all its poers of acting and reasoning as fear.

Edmund Burke

What we fear comes to pass more speedily than what we hope.

Publilius Syrus

Fear grows in darkness; if you think there's a bogeyman around, turn on the light.

Dorothy Thompson

Fear is the father of courage and the mother of safety.

Henry H. Tweedy

Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.

Arnold Glasow

Fear has a large shadow, but he himself is small.

Ruth Gendler

Those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Bertrand Russell

Fear makes us feel our humanity.

Benjamin Disraeli

Fear is a slinking cat I find beneath the lilacs of my mind.

Sophie Tunnell

Of all base passions, fear is the most accursed.

William Shakespeare
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