Fear Quotes



~Wonderful Fear Quotes~



"All fearfulness is folly." John Florio


"Always it comes about that the beginning of wisdom is a fear."
Miguel De Unamuno


"Behold the turtle: He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out." James Bryant Conant


"Courage is often caused by fear." French Proverb


"Despair and confidence both banish fear." William Alexander


"Early and provident fear is the mother of safety." Edmund Burke


"Even the bravest are frightened by sudden terrors." Tacitus


"Extreme fear can neither fight nor fly, but coward-like with trembling terror die." William Shakespeare


"Fear always springs from ignorance." Emerson


"Fear and Guilt are the same things, and when our actions are not, our fears are crimes." Sir John Denham


"Fear and terror scrape out the bottom of one's soul." Anthony Sloane


"Fear brings out the worst in everybody." Maya Angelou


"Fear cannot live with faith." Charles G. Adams


"Fear follows crime and is its punishment." Voltaire


"Fear is a hindrance to all virtue." Publilus Syrus


"Fear is a noose that binds until it strangles." Jean Toomer


"Fear is a slinking cat I find beneath the lilacs of my mind." Sophie Tunnell


~My Favorite Fear Quote~
"Fear is nothing but faith in reverse gear! The foundation on which both faith and fear rests is belief in something." Napoleon Hill


"Fear is sharp-sighted, and can see underground, and much more in the skies." Cervantes


"Fear is stronger than love." Thomas Fuller


"Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed." Author Unknown


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


"Fear is the parent of cruelty." J. A. Froude


"Fear itself made her daring." Ovid


"Fear keeps the garden better than the gardener." George Herbert


"Fear kills more than disease." George Herbert


"Fear loves the idea of danger." Joubert


"Courage is knowing what not to fear." Plato


"Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear." Baruch Spinoza


"If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy." Dale Carnegie


"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead." Albert Einstein


"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed." Albert Einstein


"It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that engendered religion." Albert Einstein


"The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed." Buddha


"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear."
Mark Twain


~I Love This Fear Quote~
"Do the thing you fear most and the death of fear is certain." Mark Twain


"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time." Mark Twain


"In time we hate that which we often fear." William Shakespeare



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