Fear Quotes Quotes

The fears of one class of men are not the measure of the rights of another.

George Bancroft

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.

Francis Bacon

It is bad policy to fear the resentment of an enemy.

Ethan Allen

He who punishes the vanquished fears not the victor.

Pierre Corneille

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward.

Amelia Earhart

We promise according to our hopes, and perform according to our fears.

Francois duc de la Rochefoucauld

Be a constant outrage to modesty There is nothing to fear: modesty is exercised only among the blind.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

"Freedom from fear" could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights.

Dag Hammarskjld

Isn't history ultimately the result of our fear of boredom?

Emil Cioran

Tyranny is just what one can develop a taste for, since it so happens that man prefers to wallow in fear rather than to face the anguish of being himself.

Emil Cioran

There are two levers for moving men: interest and fear.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Persecutors fear loss of control. Rescuers fear loss of purpose. Rescuers need Victimssomeone to protect or fixto bolster their self-esteem.

David Emerald

Persecutors, like Victims, act out of fear. The may seem fearless, but actually Persecutors are almost always former Victims.

David Emerald

Courage, it would seem, is nothing less than the power to overcome danger, misfortune, fear, injustice, while continuing to affirm inwardly that life with all its sorrows is good; that everything is meaningful even if in a sense beyond our understanding; and that there is always tomorrow.

Dorothy Thompson

The fear of some divine and supreme powers keeps men in obedience.

Robert Burton

I do not mistrust the future; I do not fear what is ahead. For our problems are large, but our heart is larger. Our challenges are great, but our will is greater. And if our flaws are endless, God's love is truly boundless. Some see leadership as high drama, and the sound of trumpets calling, and sometimes it is that. But I see history as a book with many pages, and each day we fill a page with acts of hopefulness and meaning. The new breeze blows, a page turns, the story unfolds. And so today a chapter begins, a small and stately story of unity, diversity, and generosity shared, and written, together.

George Herbert Walker Bush

My terrible fear of dying No longer plays with me, for now I know that I'm needed For the symphony.

Kate Bush

The federal government and the state government must not fear programs who change lives, but must welcome those faith-based programs for the embetterment (sic) of mankind.

George Walker Bush

Some men love truth so much that they seem to be in continual fear lest she should catch cold on over-exposure.

Samuel Butler

Alas! the fearful Unbelief is unbelief in yourself.

Thomas Carlyle

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

Cyril Connolly

One shouldn't commit suicide out of fear of death.

Unknown

I am a member of a party of one, and I live in an age of fear. Nothing lately has unsettled my party and raised my fears as much as your editorial, on Thanksgiving Day, suggesting that employees should be required to state their beliefs in order to hold their jobs. The idea is inconsistent with our constitutional theory and has been stubbornly opposed by watchful men since the early days of the Republic.

E. B. White

My biggest fear will be the rescue of me.

Brandon Boyd
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