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Quotes about 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.
Nelson Mandela / 

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Bertrand Russell / 

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

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.

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

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

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

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 / 

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 / 

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 / 

Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Soren Kierkegaard / 

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.
Nelson Mandela / 

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

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