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Fear Quotes

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. Marie Curie
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. Maya Angelou
Our fear of death is like our fear that summer will be short, but when we have had our swing of pleasure, our fill of fruit, and our swelter of heat, we say we have had our day. John Donne
Cowards die many times before their deaths The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come. William Shakespeare
There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them. Andr Gide
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong Jane Austen
To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill ... it is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time. H. A. Overstreet
I steer my bark with hope in the head, leaving fear astern. My hopes indeed sometimes fail, but not oftener than the forebodings of the gloomy. Thomas Jefferson
The heart never grows better by age I fear rather worse always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older. Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain. Frank Herbert, Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear, "Dune"
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest. Henry David Thoreau
The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know. Joe Moore
All doubt, despair, and fear become insignificant once the intention of life becomes love, rather than dependence on love. Sri da Avabhas
Free children are not easily influenced; the absence of fear accounts for this phenomenon. Indeed, the absence of fear is the finest thing that can happen to a child. A. S. Neill, Summerhill
Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it; most people aim at it, all people fear it, and few love it unless in themselves. Lord Chesterfield, letter to his godson, December 18, 1765
Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person. Dr. David M. Burns
There are a lot of men who are healthier at age fifty then they have ever been before, because a lot of their fear is gone. Robert Elwood Bly
If you fear nothing, you love nothing. If you love nothing, what joy can there be in life? Unknown
If you fear change, leave it here. Unknown, Sign on a restaurant tip jar
Porque el miedo, sin ser Dios, suele hacer algo de nada. Fear can, though it is not God, create something from nothing. Caspar de Aguilar
( quotes are updated each month )