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Fear Quotes

The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge. Albert Einstein
Whatever you fear most has no power - it is your fear that has the power. Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine
The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning. Sir Winston Churchill
Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth -- more than ruin -- more even than death.... Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions, and comfortable habit. Thought looks into the pit of hell and is not afraid. Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, and the chief glory of man. Bertrand Russell
Courage is the fear of being thought a coward. Horace Smith
If Christ Jesus be the periode, the end and the lodging-home at the end of your journey, there is no fear ye go to a friend ...ye may look death in the face with joy. Samual Rutherford
The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married. Cyril Connolly
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
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. Marcus Aelius Aurelius
Only he is free who cultivates his own thoughts, and strives without fear to do justice to them. Berthold Auerbach
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric. Bertrand Russell
Courage is a special kind of knowledge the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought no to be feared. David Ben-Gurion
The fear of making permanent commitments can change the mutual love of husband and wife into two loves of self-two loves existing side by side, until they end in separation. Pope John Paul II
Do what you fear, and the death of fear is certain. Anthony Robbins
The law demands good works and uses its terror--rejection, shame, fear of punishment, unanswered prayer, personal tragedy, etc.--as motivation. Here performance is a necessity to secure the blessings and avoid the curses. Grace, on the other hand, allows us to serve on a different basis--not from fear but on the basis of love and gratitude, from appreciation and gladness for blessings freely given and freely received. Richard Jordan
In obedience there is always fear, and fear darkens the mind. J. Krishnamurti, Beginnings of Learning
Perhaps the best cure for the fear of death is to reflect that life has a beginning as well as an end. There was time when we were not this gives us no concern -- why then should it trouble us that a time will come when we shall cease to be William Hazlitt
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
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is a freedom. Marilyn Ferguson
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
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