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Quotes for: fear

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.
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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