The brave man is not he who does
not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear – Nelson Mandela


Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood – Marie Curie


Cowards die many times before
their deaths. The valiant never tastes death but once – William Shakespeare


Every time we choose safety, we
reinforce fear – Cheri Huber


People are never more insecure
than when they become obsessed with their fears at the expense of their dreams
Norman Cousins


It is not power that corrupts but
fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge
of power corrupts those who are subject to it – Aung San Suu Kyi


Everything I’ve ever done was out
of fear of being mediocre – Chet Atkins


Only when we are no longer afraid
do we begin to live – Dorothy Thompson


Fear grows in darkness; if you
think there’s a bogeyman around, turn on the light – Dorothy Thompson


Anything scares me, anything
scares anyone but really after all considering how dangerous everything is
nothing is really very frightening – Gertrude


Fear is an emotion indispensable
for survival – Hannah Arendt


Too many people are thinking of
security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death
James F Bymes


I am not afraid of storms, for
I’m learning how to sail my ship – Louisa
May Alcott


If you are distressed by anything
external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it;
and this you have the power to revoke at any moment – Marcus Aurelius


Ultimately we know deeply that
the other side of every fear is a freedom – Marilyn


… without darkness

Nothing comes to birth,

As without light

Nothing flowers – May Sarton


Keep your fears to yourself, but
share your inspiration with others – Robert
L Stevenson


No passion so effectually robs
the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear – Edmund Burke


To him who is in fear everything
rustles – Sophocles


The cave you fear to enter holds
the treasure you seek – Joseph Campbell


The oldest and strongest emotion
of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknownH.P. Lovecraft


Fear can’t hurt you anymore than
a dream – William Golding


You are frightened of everything.
You call it caution. You call it common sense. You call it practicality. You
call it playing the odds, but that’s only because you’re afraid to call it by
its real name, and its real name is fear – Mick


He who fears being conquered is
sure of defeat – Napoleon I


You can discover what your enemy
fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you – Eric Hoffer


No one loves the man whom he
fears – Aristotle


Courage is not the absence of
fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear –
Ambrose Redmoon


You are limited only by your
fears – Fran Watson


Inaction breads doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit
home and think about it. Go out and get busy – Dale Carnegie


Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking – Chinese proverb

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