quotes

Fear

So let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. • Franklin D. Roosevelt

Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others. • G.K. Chesteron

He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear. • Ralph Waldo Emerson

He had a feeling that the answer was quite different and that he ought to know it, but he could not think of it. He began to get frightened, and that is bad for thinking. • J. R. R. Tolkien

Fear always springs from ignorance. • Ralph Waldo Emerson

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things; Knows not the livid loneliness of fear. • Amelia Earhart

What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us. • Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing is so much to be feared as fear. • Henry David Thoreau

Fear of failure must never be a reason not to try something. • Frederick Smith

Always do what you are afraid to do. • Ralph Waldo Emerson

Inaction breeds 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

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

He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life. • Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature. • Anne Frank

Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour's duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that will follow it. • Ralph Waldo Emerson

He hath never failed thee yet.
Never will His love forget.
O fret not thyself nor let
Thy heart be troubled,
Neither let it be afraid. • Amy Carmichael

Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death. • Author Unknown

The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear. • Ralph Waldo Emerson

When a man has quietly made up his mind that there is nothing he cannot endure, his fears leave him. • Grove Patterson

The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner. • Mark Twain

Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter. • Francis Chan

The tragedy of life is what dies inside a man while he lives. • Albert Sweitzer

At the beginning of every act of faith, there is often a seed of fear. For great acts of faith are seldom born out of calm calculation. • Max L. Lucado

Fear is often just the imagination taking a wrong turn. • Austin Kleon

The past will be our future until we have the courage to create a new one. • Erwin Raphael McManus, The Artisan Soul