There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
Fear cuts deeper than swords.
When you tear out a man's tongue, you are not proving him a liar, you're only telling the world that you fear what he might say.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
It's the questions we can't answer that teach us the most. They teach us how to think. If you give a man an answer, all he gains is a little fact. But give him a question and he'll look for his own answers.
Short + Fear quotes ⇑Short Quotes
Fear doesn't shut you down; it wakes you up
I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.
Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are our own fears.
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself.
In time we hate that which we often fear.
Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures.
It is a dangerous thing to unbelieve something only because it frightens you.
Have no fear. If you live in fear, your health will go. Rise above disease and troubles
No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.
One cannot be brave who has no fear.
Courage + Fear quotes ⇑Courage Quotes
Do one thing every day that scares you.
And one has to understand that braveness is not the absence of fear but rather the strength to keep on going forward despite the fear.
Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.
If you are scared to take chances, you'll never have the answers...
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
Faith is a place of mystery, where we find the courage to believe in what we cannot see and the strength to let go of our fear of uncertainty.
Courage is feeling fear, not getting rid of fear, and taking action in the face of fear.
The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid.
When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.
Death + Fear quotes ⇑Death Quotes
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.
It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.
To face death itself should not daunt you. Fear of death is ridiculous, because as long as you are not dead you are alive, and when you are dead there is nothing more to worry about
I am afraid. Not of life, or death, or nothingness, but of wasting it as if I had never been.
We fear death because of pain, and because of the thought that we may become obliterated. This idea is erroneous
Terrorism is the best political weapon for nothing drives people harder than a fear of sudden death.
Death must be good, otherwise, God would not have ordained that it happen to everyone. Why live in fear of it?
People also fear death because they have been in this cage of flesh so long that they feel timid about leaving its security. But it is foolish to be afraid. Just think, no more repaired tires on the body vehicle, no more patchwork living
Life + Fear quotes ⇑Life Quotes
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.
I've lived through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
If you want to identify me, ask me not where I live, or what I like to eat, or how I comb my hair, but ask me what I am living for, in detail, ask me what I think is keeping me from living fully for the thing I want to live for.
I believe that words are strong, that they can overwhelm what we fear when fear seems more awful than life is good.
All Fear Quotes ⇑
Forgiveness liberates the soul. It removes fear. That is why it is such a powerful weapon.
Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.
Of course I'll hurt you. Of course you'll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence.
Don't fear failure. - Not failure, but 'low aim', is the crime. In great attempts, it is glorious even to fail.
Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.
The one who falls and gets up is stronger than the one who never tried. Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.
Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.
The problem, simply put, is that we cannot choose everything simultaneously. So we live in danger of becoming paralyzed by indecision, terrified that every choice might be the wrong choice.
Religion is for people who fear hell, spirituality is for people who have been there.
Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high, Where knowledge is free... into that heaven of freedom, my father, let my country awake.
I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.
Let us conduct ourselves so that all men wish to be our friends and all fear to be our enemies.
Don't be afraid of being scared. To be afraid is a sign of common sense. Only complete idiots are not afraid of anything.
Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.
True terror isn't being scared; it's not having a choice on the matter.
The reason we all like to think so well of others is that we are all afraid for ourselves. The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
I admit it: I am louder than the average human being and have no fear of speaking my mind. These traits don't come from the color of my skin but from an unwavering belief in my own intelligence.
When we choose to love, we choose to move against fear, against alienation and separation. The choice to love is a choice to connect, to find ourselves in the other.
Do not look back, No one knows how the world ever began. Do not fear the future, Nothing lasts forever. If you dwell on the past or future, You will miss the moment.
Holding people away from you, and denying yourself love, doesn't make you strong. if anything, it makes you weaker. Because you're doing it out of fear.
Do not be afraid; our fate Cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.
I have accepted fear as part of life - specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back....
It is the absence of facts that frightens people: the gap you open, into which they pour their fears, fantasies, desires.
and when we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard nor welcomed but when we are silent we are still afraid So it is better to speak remembering we were never meant to survive
We fear men so much, because we fear God so little. One fear cures another. When man's terror scares you, turn your thoughts to the wrath of God.
On the one hand maybe I've remained infantile, while on the other I matured quickly, because at a young age I was very aware of suffering and fear.
Happiness is a risk. If you're not a little scared, then you're not doing it right.
I do want you... I want you so much it scares me.
Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.
There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentleman.
Your mind is like a bird that has been locked in a cage for many years. It fears liberty. Yet, freedom is its birthright.
The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.
Analyze yourself. All emotions are reflected in the body and mind. Envy and fear cause the face to pale, love makes it glow.
The human race is a monotonous affair. Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.
Becoming fearless isn't the point. That's impossible. It's learning how to control your fear, and how to be free from it.
Focus on your goals, not your fear. Focus like a laser beam on your goals.
When you give yourself permission to communicate what matters to you in every situation you will have peace despite rejection or disapproval. Putting a voice to your soul helps you to let go of the negative energy of fear and regret.
Is it useful to feel fear, because it prepares you for nasty events, or is it useless, because nasty events will occur whether you are frightened or not?
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
We are all the pieces of what we remember. We hold in ourselves the hopes and fears of those who love us. As long as there is love and memory, there is no true loss.
Because fear kills everything... Your mind, your heart, your imagination.
I have gained this by philosophy... I do without being ordered what some are constrained to do by their fear of the law.
It is wisest to be impartial. If you have health, but are attached to it, you will always be afraid of losing it. And if you fear that loss, but become ill, you will suffer. Why not remain forever joyful in the Self?
Don't be afraid of your fears. They're not there to scare you. They're there to let you know that something is worth it.
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
All that ever holds somebody back, I think, is fear. For a minute I had fear. [Then] I went into the [dressing] room and shot my fear in the face...
Save the heart from overwork; fear and anger overtax it. Give rest to the heart by the Self-Realization method, and cultivate a peaceful attitude of mind.
Fear was given to man as a cautionary device to spare him pain; it is not mean to be cultivated and abused.
I don't trust anybody. Not anybody. And the more that I care about someone, the more sure I am they're going to get tired of me and take off.
Don't be afraid. There's the two of us now.
I have survived. I am here. Confused, screwed up, but here. So, how can I find my way? Is there a chain saw of the soul, an ax I can take to my memories or fears?
I am all in a sea of wonders. I doubt; I fear; I think strange things, which I dare not confess to my own soul.
I am terrified by this dark thing That sleeps in me; All day I feel its soft, feathery turnings, its malignity.
Take it from me: If you hear the past speaking to you, feel it tugging up your back and runing its fingers up your spine, the best thing to do-the only thing-is run.