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Fear Quotes

The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. William Jennings Bryan
We must dare to think unthinkable thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world. We must learn to welcome and not to fear the voices of dissent. We must dare to think about unthinkable things because when things become unthinkable, thinking stops and action becomes mindless. James W. Fulbright, March 27, 1964
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
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power. John Steinbeck
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
I fear nothing so much as a man who is witty all day long. Madame de Sevigne
If you are not afraid of the voices inside you, you will not fear the critics outside you. Natalie Goldberg
The free man is he who does not fear to go to the end of his thought. Leon Blum
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 only thing to fear is fear itself. Franklin D. Roosevelt
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"
Yea, though i walk through the valley of the shadow of death, i will fear no evil, for thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me... Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me throughout the rest of my life and i will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. Bible, Psalm 23, New Testament
Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. James Baldwin
The fearless are merely fearless. People who act in spite of their fear are truly brave. James A. LaFond-Lewis
Puritanism The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy. H.L. Mencken
We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them. Titus Livius
Let fear be a counselor and not a jailer. Anthony Robbins
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free. Jim Morrison
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself--nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. Richard Milhous Nixon
Let them hate us, as long as they fear us. Caligula (Gaius Caesar)
( quotes are updated each month )