Fear Quotes

Gun crime is a major cause of fear and distress throughout the UK. The problem is deeply entrenched in a wide range of social and cultural factors and therefore not an isolated issue.

Diane Abbott

I steer my bark with hope in the head, leaving fear astern. My hopes indeed sometimes fail, but not oftener than the forebodings of the gloomy.

Thomas Jefferson

The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.

Mark Twain

Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.

James Stephens

Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate it; a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise.

Cyril Connolly

We have, I fear, confused power with greatness.

Stewart Udall

Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.

Salvador Dali

Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crack-pot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost.

Thomas J. Watson

Fear is never a reason for quitting; it is only an excuse.

Norman Vincent Peale 1898

Hatred and bitterness can never cure the disease of fear; only love can do that. Hatred paralyses life; love harmonises it. Hatred darkens life; love illumines it.

Martin Luther King

Generosity during life is a very different thing from generosity in the hour of death; one proceeds from genuine liberality and benevolence, the other from pride or fear.

Horace Mann

Fear is not your enemy. It is a compass pointing you to the areas where you need to grow.

Steve Pavlina

Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow.

Unknown

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

Bertrand Russell, Earl Russell

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

William Jennings Bryan

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.

John W. Gardner

Things never go so well that one should have no fear, and never so ill that one should have no hope.

Turkish proverb

Time, the cradle of hope.... Wisdom walks before it, opportunity with it, and repentance behind it: he that has made it his friend will have little to fear from his enemies, but he that has made it his enemy will have little to hope from his friends.

Charles Caleb Colton

You are going to let the fear of poverty govern your life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.

George Bernard Shaw

The truth that many people never understand, until it is too late, is that the more you try to avoid suffering the more you suffer because smaller and more insignificant things begin to torture you in proportion to your fear of being hurt.

Thomas Merton

Always direct your thoughts to those truths that will give you confidence, hope, joy, love, thanksgiving, and turn away your mind from those that inspire you with fear, sadness, depression.

Bertrand Wilbertforce

Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.

Aristotle

Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crack-pot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost.

Thomas J. Watso

Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.

Jean de la Fontaine
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