The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom.
A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it, or explore an explosive idea without fear it will go off in your face. It is one of the few havens remaining where a man's mind can get both provocation and privacy.
Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.
It's the opinion of some that crops could be grown on the moon; which raises the fear that it may not be long before we're paying somebody not to.
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
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
I realized that if I was going to achieve anything in life I had to be aggressive. I had to get out there and go for it... I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it's an illusion to me.
The fear of poetry is an indication that we are cut off from our own reality
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.
Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
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.
The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear.
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
Leaders are visionaries with a poorly developed sense of fear and no concept of the odds against them.
Fear, born of that stern matron, Responsibility.
Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.
Fear clogs; Faith liberates
I will gather myself around my faith, for light does the darkness most fear.
Deep faith eliminates fear
Wicked men obey out of fear; good men, out of love.
Discipline is based on pride, on meticulous attention to details, and on mutual respect and confidence. Discipline must be a habit so ingrained that it is stronger than the excitement of the goal or the fear of failure.