Fear Quotes and Sayings
No one is afraid of heights, they are afraid of the fall.
No one is afraid to play, they are afraid to lose.
No one is afraid of the dark, they are afraid of what’s in it.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, but that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. Your playing small does not serve the world; there is nothing enlightened about shrinking yourself so that others will not feel insecure about you.
Respect Everyone, Fear No one.
- Roger Federer
Fear is a spirit that keeps you sitting, Boldness helps you to stand. Humility reminds us when to sit again, Pride never sits only stands.
Keep your fears to yourself; share your courage with others.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
Get the facts first, THEN panic.
Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.
- Katherine Paterson
A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what’s going on.
- William S. Burroughs
Fear is the mother of morality.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
He who fears something gives it power over him.
- Moorish Proverb
Of all base passions, fear is the most accursed.
- William Shakespeare
Every time you win, it diminishes the fear a little bit. You never really cancel the fear of losing; you keep challenging it.
- Arthur Ashe
To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
- Francis Bacon, Sr.
The things you fear are undefeatable, not by their nature, but by your approach.
- Jewel Kilcher
Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things.