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Fear Quotes

To be feared is to fear no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind. Seneca
The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1890
Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger. Francis Quarles
In order to deserve, we must pay our dues and steadily work for perfection. We must relish in struggle, and relinquish pride. We must dispel fear and seek enlightenment. We must shun division and honor love. We must know our hearts and seek to understand others. We must try, live, create, feel, grow and love. Bryant McGill, Stanford Lectures on Poetry, 1990
In all large corporations, there is a pervasive fear that someone, somewhere is having fun with a computer on company time. Networks help alleviate that fear. John C. Dvorak
Hatred of dishonesty generally arises from fear of being deceived. Marquis de Vauvenargues
It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong. Abraham Lincoln
Do what you fear and fear disappears. David Schwartz
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself -- nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. Franklin D. Roosevelt, First Inaugural Address, Mar. 4, 1933
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power. John Steinbeck
One has fear in front of a goat, in back of a mule, and on every side of a fool. Edgar Watson Howe
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
To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill ... it is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time. H. A. Overstreet
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of fear is a freedom. Marilyn Ferguson
There is nothing to fear but fear itself. Franklin D. Roosevelt
If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater. Unknown
Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in ... Fear and resentment of what is new is really a lament for the memories of our childhood. Peter Medawar
When an individual fear or apathy passes by the unfortunate, life is of no account. Haniel Long
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
All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few. ? Marie Henri Beyle, (1783-1842)
( quotes are updated each month )