Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. -- Marianne Williamson
Whatever you fear most has no power -- it is your fear that has the power.
-- Oprah Winfrey
Adversity does teach who your real friends are. -- Lois McMaster Bujold
There is no reason to leave stones unturned, except fear of the unknown, which is of course just another stone. -- Bill Purdin
Don't think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm. -- Malayan Proverb
If you don't risk anything you risk even more. -- Erica Jong
Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them. -- Marilyn Ferguson
When a dog runs at you, whistle for him. -- Henry David Thoreau
Doubts are more cruel than the worst of truths. -- Moliere
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed. -- Michael Pritchard
It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.
-- J. K. Rowling
Worry is a misuse of imagination. -- Dan Zadra
Evil men draw together. -- Bill Purdin
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself -- nameless, unreasoning, unjustified, terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance
-- Frankin Delano Roosevelt
Never attribute to malice what can be adequately explained by stupidity.
-- Nick Diamos
Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
-- Benjamin Franklin
If you can solve your problem, then what is the need of worrying? If you cannot solve it, then what is the use of worrying? -- Shantideva
Turning away from dangeris the best way to ensure our demise. -- Brian Germain
People who make excuses for inaction cause all of the world's woes, or, at best, just make them worse. -- Bill Purdin
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
Fear is the path to the Dark Side; fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. - Yoda/Star Wars Episode 1
There are no devils in Hell, they are all here. -- William Shakespeare
You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you. -- Eric Hoffer
Never feel self-pity, the most destructive emotion there is. How awful to be caught up in the terrible squirrel cage of self. -- Millicent Fenwick
As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come. -- Proverbs 26:2
It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, "Always do what you are afraid to do." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one loves the man whom he fears. -- Aristotle
Often fear of one evil leads us into a worse. -- NIcholas Boileau-Despresaux
The most dangerous person is the fearful; he is the most to be feared. -- Lidwig Borne
No passion so effectually robs the mond of all its poers of acting and reasoning as fear.
-- Edmund Burke
The password to hell: "Poor me." The password to heaven: "For you." -- Bill Purdin
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. -- Marie Curie
If a man harbors any sort of fear, it percolates through all his thinking, damages his personality, makes him landlord to a ghost. -- Lloyd Cassel Douglas
Fear has its use, but cowardice has none. I may not put my hand into the jaws of a snake, but the very sight of the snake need not strike terror into me. The trouble is that we often die many times before death overtakes us. -- Mahatma Gandhi
There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them. -- Andre Gide
We must face what we fear; that is the case of the core of the restoration of health.
-- Max Lerner
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. -- Napoleon I
As fear is close companion to falsehood, so truth follows fearlessness. -- Jawaharlar Nehru
A man who is afraid will do anything. -- Jawaharlar Nehru
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. -- Franklin Delano Roosevelt
The experience of overcoming fear is extraordinarily delightful.
-- Bertrand Arthur William Russell
Worry is a form of fear, and all forms of fear produce fatigue. A man who has learned not to feel fear will find th fatigue of daily life enormously diminished.
-- Bertrand Arthur William Russell
Fear of self is the greatest of all terrors, the deepest of all dread, the commonest of all mistakes. From it grows failure. Because of it, life is a mockery. Out of it comes despair.
-- David Seabury
Fear follows crime, and is its punishment. -- Voltaire