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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.
Nelson Mandela  






Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Madame de Staël  






Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Marie Curie  



Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.




To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Bertrand Russell  






Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Salvador Dalí  






Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
Mark Twain  






Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
George Bernard Shaw - Man and Superman  






Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics  






The source of fear is in the future, and a person freed of the future has nothing to fear.
Milan Kundera - Slowness  






A propensity to hope and joy is real riches: One to fear and sorrow, real poverty.
David Hume - Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary  






People need not fear the unknown if they are capable of achieving what they need and want.
Paulo Coelho - The Alchemist  






...that this fear of erring is really the error itself.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - The Phenomenology of Spirit  






Who fears to suffer, already suffers what he fears.
Michel de Montaigne - Essays  






Often the fear of one evil leads us into a worse.
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - L'Art poétique  






Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences  






Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Soren Kierkegaard  






It is foolish to fear what cannot be avoided.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences  






Don't waste life in doubts and fears.
Ralph Waldo Emerson  






The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées  






It is in anguish that man becomes conscious of his freedom.
Jean-Paul Sartre - Being and Nothingness  






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.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality Among Men






Our march to freedom is irreversible. We must not allow fear to stand in our way.
Nelson Mandela






There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
Paulo Coelho






Fear: Gives one wings.
Gustave Flaubert - Dictionary of Received Ideas  






In misfortune we usually regain the peace that we were robbed of through fear of that very misfortune.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach  






All fear is imaginary, reality is its antidote.
André Comte-Sponville - Impromptus  






Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.
Bertrand Russell






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.
Thomas Hobbes






Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Bertrand Russell






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.
Bertrand Russell










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