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