Fear Quotes
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These fear quotes are not scary. Don’t be fooled. All fear is a call for love. I encourage you to refer to these quotes when you are tempted to doubt your power.

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Fear kills imagination. And fear is always with us…Learning to name, face, grapple with our fears: this is the start of the art of everything.
Eric Liu & Scott Noppe-Brandon

It seems that the necessary thing to do is not to fear mistakes, to plunge in, to do the best that one can, hoping to learn enough from blunders to correct them eventually.
Abraham Maslow

The enemy is fear. We think it is hate, but it is fear.
Mahatma Gandhi

Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling though the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.
Arthur Somers Roche

If there is fear of failing, the only safety consists in deliberately jumping.
Carl Jung

Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.
Marianne Williamson

Your fears are not walls, but hurtles. Courage is not the absence of fear, but the conquering of it.
Dan Millman

I must be a mermaid...I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.
Anaïs Nin

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

We invent what we love and what we fear.
John Irving

Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Jim Morrison

Fear makes us feel small and uncertain, uncomfortable and separate. Fearlessness expands and creates possibilities.
Helena Tiainen

We no longer vibrate to fear when we're attuned to love.
Frank Whitney

Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.
Yoda - Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Dale Carnegie

Everybody's frightened a bit. But how many of us just go through the fear and do it anyway?
Barbra Streisand

Maybe as times get worse we get better. Our pain makes us feel other people’s too; our fear lets us practice valor; we are tense, and tender as well. And among the things we can no longer afford are things we never really wanted anyway…
Nancy Gibbs

Anything I’ve ever done that ultimately was worthwhile initially scared me to death.
Betty Bender

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed.
Michael Pritchard

It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person: always do what you are afraid to do.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The worst lies are the lies we tell ourselves. We live in denial of what we do, even what we think. We do this because we're afraid. We fear we will not find love, and when we find it we fear we'll lose it. We fear that if we do not have love we will be unhappy.
Richard Bach

If we are honest with ourselves, most of us will have to admit that we live out our lives in an ocean of fear.
Jon Kabat-Zinn

Fear is a greater evil than evil itself.
St. Francis de Sales

What do you have to fear? Nothing. Whom do you have to fear? No one. Why? Because whoever has joined forces with God obtains three great privileges: omnipotence without power, intoxication without wine, and life without death.
Saint Francis of Assisi

I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.
Mark Twain

Fear is priceless education.
Lance Armstrong

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.
Les Brown

Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive – the risk to be alive and express what we really are.
Miguel Ángel Ruiz

Be afraid of nothing. You have within you all wisdom, all power, all strength, all understanding.
Eileen Caddy

Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person.
David M. Burns

Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, our fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if we explore them.
Marilyn Ferguson

FEAR is an acronym in the English language for ‘False Evidence Appearing Real’.
Neale Donald Walsch

Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I’d like to see you in better living conditions.

Fear is what prevents the flowering of the mind.

Feel the fear and do it anyway.
Susan Jeffers

Never take counsel of your fears.
Andrew Jackson

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

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Bertrand Russell

We cannot escape fear. We can only transform it into a companion that accompanies us on all our exciting adventures…
Susan Jeffers

What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear – that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.

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

You gain strength, courage, and confidence in every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Eleanor Roosevelt

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