There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear; because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.
Bible: I John
Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
Bible: II Timothy
Fortune favors the brave.
Just as courage imperils life, fear protects it.
Leonardo da Vinci
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.
Only your mind can produce fear.
Fear is not the natural state of civilized people.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Fear is the proof of a degenerate mind.
Nothing is terrible except fear itself.
Knowledge is the antidote to fear.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death
James F. Bymes
He who fears something gives it power over him.
Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is much higher and truer courage.
Fear is created not by the world around us, but in the mind, by what we think is going to happen.
He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
William Allen White
Fear is not an unknown emotion to us.
No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear.
Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death.
A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation… is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.
George Matthew Adams
The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.
Every day I wake up a little afraid. Only a fool is never afraid.
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there’s no risk of accident for someone who’s dead.
Fear of losing is what makes competitors so great. Show me a gracious loser and I’ll show you a perennial loser.
O. J. Simpson
To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.
There is not a truth existing which I fear or would wish unknown to the whole world.
Even the fear of death is nothing compared to the fear of not having lived authentically and fully.
Frances Moore Lappe
Fear is faith that it won’t work out.
We are always afraid to start something that we want to make very good, true, and serious.
Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.
The bravest thing you can do when you are not brave is to profess courage and act accordingly.
Of all base passions, fear is the most accursed.
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart’s controls.
Fear melts when you take action towards a goal you really want.
Robert G Allen
Fear is like fire. If controlled it will help you; if uncontrolled, it will rise up and destroy you. Men’s actions depend to a great extent upon fear. We do things either because we enjoy doing them or because we are afraid not to do them.
John F. Milburn
You don’t face your fears, you stand up to them.
The thing I fear most is fear.
Michel de Montaigne
What begins in fear usually ends in folly.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
There are four ways you can handle fear. You can go over it, under it, or around it. But if you are ever to put fear behind you, you must walk straight through it. Once you put fear behind you, leave it there.
Donna A. Favors
Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.
John F. Kennedy
We must travel in the direction of our fear.
Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.
Fear is the highest fence.
The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.
Arthur Christopher Benson
Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves – regret for the past and fear of the future.
Fear can be headier than whiskey, once man has acquired a taste for it.
Horror is a feeling that cannot last long; human nature is incapable of supporting it.
James de Mille
Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow.
Excessive fear is always powerless.
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
There is nothing to fear except the persistent refusal to find out the truth, the persistent refusal to analyze the causes of happenings.
Fear breeds fear.
We fear the thing we want the most.
Dr. Robert Anthony
Fear lent wings to his feet.
Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.
When one can hear people moving, one does not so much mind, about one’s fears.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge.
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Fear is the needle that pierces us that it may carry a thread to bind us to heaven.
Many of our fears are tissue-paper-thin, and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them.
Fear is a slinking cat I find beneath the lilacs of my mind.
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Nothing is so much to be feared as fear.
Henry David Thoreau
No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.
The only thing I am afraid of is fear.
Arthur Wellesley (Duke of Wellington)