Fear Quotes

Fear is not the natural state of civilized people.

Aung San Suu Kyi

Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic, for authority can rarely survive in the face of doubt.

Robert Lindner

I durst not laugh for fear of opening my lips and receiving the bad air.

William Shakespeare

Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest

Napoleon Bonaparte

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

Jane Addams

Monopolists who fear competition and who distrust democracy because it stands for equal opportunity would like to secure their position against small and energetic enterprise.

Henry A. Wallace

Fear follows crime, and is its punishment.

Voltaire

The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.

Aristotle

The broad effects which can be obtained by punishment in man and beast, are the increase of fear, the sharpening of the sense of cunning, the mastery of the desires; so it is that punishment tames man, but does not make him "better".

Friedrich Nietzsche

Men love everything but righteousness and fear everything but God

Vance Havener

There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbors will say.

Cyril Connolly

There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbours will say.

Cyril Connolly

For it is not death or hardship that is a fearful thing, but the fear of death and hardship.

Epictetus

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.

Dale Carnegie

The components of anxiety, stress, fear, and anger do not exist independently of you in the world. They simply do not exist in the physical world, even though we talk about them as if they do.

Wayne Dyer

In time we hate that which we often fear.

William Shakespeare

Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them.

Marilyn Ferguson

Fear is the mother of foresight.

Thomas Hardy

Pure gold does not fear furnace.

Chinese Proverbs

When we have gold we are in fear, when we have none we are in danger.

English Proverb

Fear of danger is ten thousand times more terrifying than danger itself.

Daniel Defoe

The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.

George Matthew Adams

A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation... is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.

George Matthew Adams
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