category-Fear Quotes

Indecision is the seedling of fear.

Napoleon Hill

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

Sri Chinmoy

If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.

Sun Tzu

We have ancient habits to deal with, vast structures of power, indescribably complicated problems to solve. But unless we abdicate our humanity altogether and succumb to fear and impotence in the presence of the weapons we have ourselves created, it is as possible and as urgent to put an end to war and violence between nations as it is to put an end to poverty and racial injustice

Martin Luther King Jr†

Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

Albert Einstein

There is no greater hell than to be a prisoner of fear.

Ben Johnson

The fear of death in the one place was not as strong as another kind of fear, the fear of a world gone crazy, a place where anything could happen, where nothing could be trusted, where nothing was certain. A terrible place.

Orson Scott Card

By punishing the criminal the moral man hopes to dissuade the evil imprisoned in his own breast from escaping. Fear of self is projected in hatred of the immoral other.

John Carroll

When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.

Thomas Jefferson

Ultimately, freedom and democracy are stronger than fear and tyranny.

Gijs de Vries

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.

Plato

Until I die there will be sounds. And they will continue following my death. One need not fear about the future of music.

John Milton Cage Jr.

"Fools rush where Angels fear to tread!" Angels and Fools have equal claim To do what Nature bids them do, sans hope of praise, sans fear of blame!

Sir Richard Francis Burton

We might well call this short Mock-play of ours A Posie made of Weeds instead of Flowers; Yet such have been presented to your noses, And there are such, I fear, who thought 'em Roses.

George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.

Marianne Williamson

Sometimes I feel the fear of uncertainty stinging clear.

Brandon Boyd

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.

Simone de Beauvoir

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.

Salvatore Quasimodo

Fear is only an illusion. It is the illusion that creates the feeling of separ-ateness-the false sense of isolation that exists only in your imagination.

Jeraldine Saunders

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.

Thomas Jefferson

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.

Bertrand Russell

I hope for nothing. I fear nothing. I am free.

Nikos Kazantzakis

The pleasure of living and the pleasure of the orgasm are identical. Extreme orgasm anxiety forms the basis of the general fear of life.

Wilhelm Reich

One will rarely err if extreme actions be ascribed to vanity, ordinary actions to habit, and mean actions to fear.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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