A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a lawful cause of war.
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.
When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
The chief problem about death, incidentally, is the fear that there may be no afterlife -- a depressing thought, particularly for those who have bothered to shave. Also, there is the fear that there is an afterlife but no one will know where it's being held.
Men fear death, as if unquestionably the greatest evil, and yet no man knows that it may not be the greatest good.
A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation, which in itself banishes fatigue, is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.
All forms of fear produce fatigue.
The stupid fear fortune, the wise endure it.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Among the noblest in the land - Though man may count himself the least - That man I honor and revere, Who without favor, without fear, In the great city dares to stand, The friend of every friendless beast.
Halloween wraps fear in innocence,
As though it were a slightly sour sweet.
Let terror, then, be turned into a treat.
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.”
The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning.
One will rarely err if extreme actions be ascribed to vanity, ordinary actions to habit, and mean actions to fear.
The pleasure of living and the pleasure of the orgasm are identical. Extreme orgasm anxiety forms the basis of the general fear of life.
Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, then that of blindfolded fear.
The poet does not fear death, not because he believes in the fantasy of heroes, but because death constantly visits his thoughts and is thus an image of a serene dialogue.
In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.
When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty and there is nothing to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader.
Ultimately, freedom and democracy are stronger than fear and tyranny.
When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.
There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.
Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.