Fear Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.
The surest way to prevent war is not to fear it.
- John Randolph
No one loves the man whom he fears.
Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.
- Arnold H. Glasgow
Fear breeds fear.
Fear is the needle that pierces us that it may carry a thread to bind us to heaven.
- James Hastings
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self.
He who fears something gives it power over him.
- Moorish Proverb
The things you fear are undefeatable, not by their nature, but by your approach.
- Jewel Kilcher
Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.
- Shirley MacLaine
Fear has a large shadow, but he himself is small.
- Ruth Gendler
To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
- Francis Bacon, Sr.
We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing our hopes.
- John Fitzgerald Kennedy
To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.
- Katherine Paterson
If fear is cultivated, it will become stronger. If faith is cultivated, it will achieve mastery.
- John Paul Jones
Get the facts first, THEN panic.
Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop.
To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.
- Bertrand Russell
There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.
- Andre Gide
If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear.
- George S. Patton
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.
- Dale Carnegie
You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.
- Mary Manin Morrissey
Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.
- Virgil Thomson
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
Of all base passions, fear is the most accursed.
- William Shakespeare
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie
Keep your fears to yourself; share your courage with others.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
Fear cuts deeper than swords.
- George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
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
Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things.
Fears are nothing more than states of mind.
- Napoleon Hill
A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what’s going on.
- William S. Burroughs
Always do what you are afraid to do.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fear is the mother of morality.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.
- Eric Hoffer
You gain strength, experience and confidence by every experience where you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all.
- Mignon McLaughlin