Fear quotes page 2
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes
than with their minds.
If you're not scared a lot you're not doing very much.
I had enough inner strength to know I could beat anyone at all, anytime, on any surface.
There was always a devil inside me whom I had to fight. And the devil was fear of failure.
The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.
John C. Maxwell
Most people spend all their time getting in their own way. We all have days when things
suddenly go brilliantly because suddenly we sort of step away from ourselves. But the human
personality and the ego which dwells within it has a way of limiting one through fear, through,
let's say, fear of criticism.
Fear of ridicule begets the worst cowardice.
Perhaps the angels who fear to tread where fools rush in used to be fools who rushed in.
Franklin P. Jones
It is said that fear is man's greatest enemy. Fear is behind failure, sickness, and poor human
relations. Millions of people are afraid of the past, the future, old age, insanity, and death.
Fear is a thought in your mind, and you are afraid of your own thoughts.
Our fears are like dragons guarding our deepest treasures.
Rainer Maria Rilke
If a man harbors any sort of fear, it percolates through all his thinking, damages his
personality, makes him landlord to a ghost.
Henry Ward Beecher
To him who is in fear everything rustles.
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are
paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your
life, and the procedure, the process is its own reward.
Fear is the enemy of logic.
I like what Ambrose Redmoon said, "Courage is not the absence of fear - courage is the
judgement that what you want is more important than your fear."
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
Today we are afraid of simple words like goodness and mercy and kindness. We don't believe
in the good old words because we don't believe in good old values anymore. And that's why
the world is sick.
The big lesson in life, baby, is never be scared of anyone or anything.
You see what power is - holding someone else's fear in your hand and showing it to them.
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.
A clear and innocent conscience fears nothing.
A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and
fearless then he is in truth called wise.
To be alive is the biggest fear humans have. Death is not the biggest fear humans have; our
biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive - the risk to be alive and express what we really are.
Just being ourselves is the biggest fear of humans.
Don Miguel Ruiz
You can't be scared. You do your thing and hold your ground; you stand up tall and whatever
Do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death.
People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they
prefer suffering that is familiar.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Investors should remember that excitement and expenses are their enemies. And if they insist
on trying to time their participation in equities, they should try to be fearful when others are
greedy and greedy when others are fearful.
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls.
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
One of the greatest discoveries a person makes, one of their great surprises, is to find they
can do what they were afraid they couldn't do.
Don't fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then.
Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.
Arnold H. Glasow
Every fighter that ever lived had fear. A boy comes to me and tells me that he's not afraid, if
I believed him I'd say he's a liar or there's something wrong with him. I'd send him to a doctor
to find out what the hell's the matter with him, because this is not a normal reaction. The
fighter that's gone into the ring and hasn't experienced fear is either a liar or a psychopath.