Fear Quotes Quotes

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

Ethan Allen

He who punishes the vanquished fears not the victor.

Pierre Corneille

People who fear disorder more than injustice will only produce more of both.

William Sloane Coffin

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

Our work for peace must begin within the private world of each one of us. To build for man a world without fear, we must be without fear. To build a world of justice, we must be just. And how can we fight for liberty if we are not free in our own minds? How can we ask others to sacrifice if we are not ready to do so?... Only in true surrender to the interest of all can we reach that strength and independence, that unity of purpose, that equity of judgment which are necessary if we are to measure up to our duty to the future, as men of a generation to whom the chance was given to build in time a world of peace.

Dag Hammarskjld

"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

Hope knows no fear. Hope dares to blossom even inside the abysmal abyss. Hope secretly feeds and strengthens promise.

Sri Chinmoy

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
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