Quotes for: fear
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.
The knowledge of death, and of its terrors, is one of the first acquisitions made by man, in consequence of his deviating from the animal state.
In misfortune we usually regain the peace that we were robbed of through fear of that very misfortune.
Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.
There is no such thing as perpetual tranquillity of mind while we live here because life itself is but motion, and can never be without desire, nor without fear, no more than without sense.
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
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