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Quotes About Fear

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Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others.  ~ Robert Louis Stevenson


Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.  ~ Andre Gide


You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.  ~ Mary Manin Morrissey


Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.  ~ Marie Curie


You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.  ~ Eric Hoffer


Fear is the main source of superstition and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.  ~ Bertrand Russell


You can't underestimate the power of fear.  ~ Patricia Nixon


There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls.  ~ Aeschylus


Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.  ~ Shirley Maclaine


Knowledge is the antidote to fear.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.  ~ Charles Caleb Colton


Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.  ~ Arnold Glasow


There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.  ~ Mark Twain


Many of our fears are tissue-paper-thin, and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them.  ~ Brendan Francis


To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.  ~ Bertrand Russell


Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself.  ~ Samuel Butler


Fear is the father of courage and the mother of safety.  ~ Henry H. Tweedy


It is better to have a right destroyed than to abandon it because of fear.  ~ Phillip Mann


There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear.  ~ George S. Patton


Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop.  ~ Usman B. Asif


Fear is stronger than arms.  ~ Aeschylus


If a man harbors any sort of fear, it percolates through all thinking, damages his personality and makes him a landlord to a ghost.  ~ Lloyd Douglas


Fear makes us feel our humanity.  ~ Benjamin Disraeli


He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear.  ~ French proverb


A fool without fear is sometimes wiser than an angel with fear.  ~ Nancy Astor


Fear is the highest fence.  ~ Dudley Nichols


To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.  ~ Francis Bacon


Fear has a smell, as love does.  ~ Margaret Atwood


Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.  ~ Albert Camus


Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.  ~ Bill Cosby


Fear has a large shadow, but he himself is small.  ~ Ruth Gendler


Fear betrays unworthy souls.  ~ Virgil


Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.  ~ German proverb


We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets.  ~ Marilyn Monroe


The thing I fear most is fear. ~ Michel de Montaigne


Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten.  ~ Mary Bateson


It's all right to have butterflies in your stomach. Just get them to fly in formation.  ~ Rob Gilbert