From now on it is not dying we must fear, but living.
We hold onto our flaws because they are insurance for our failures. Every fear serves a purpose. When we cling to unhelpful beliefs and old fears, we can blame failure on them. Growth requires the...
When someone is stalking you because they think you are stalking them, it makes you wonder who really is the true stalker?
—Shannon L. Alder
Sometimes the one thing you need for growth is the one thing you are afraid to do.
In times like these I always cheered myself up with a certain story. I forgot just when I first heard it, or who I heard it from… but, back when I was young it would...
Most fear what they dont know and think they know everything
Once you discover that failure is survivable, your fear of it subsides. Failure is not opposite to success, just part of its process.
I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy.
In this one life, this one life that you have to live, you must embrace every moment that creeps into your existence. You must feel every possible emotion to realize you’re really alive, you’re really...
Fear of vikings build castles.
I remember feeling the silence. I remember feeling the fear. I’m like, ‘This could be a wrap.’ And that’s what the silence was. It was like, ‘This could really be a wrap for you.’
Adversity kills fearful people just by showing them its weapons. As to whether that weapon is fatal or fake, they don’t care to know before they surrender!
The biggest enemy of truth is known as facts in our society.
Often, people who can do, don’t because they’re afraid of what people that can’t do will say about them doing.
I chase my dreams through nightmares.
A lie near to truth is always difficult to catch.
America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
—Harry S. Truman
Knowledge dispels fear.
Fear of joy is the darkest of captivities.
Only love can free us from fear. Fear causes us to cower in the shadows; Love allows us to dance in the sunlight.
The human mind is often, and I think it is for the most part, in a state neither of pain nor pleasure, which I call a state of indifference.
The journey I’m taking is inside me. Just like blood travels down veins, what I’m seeing is my inner self and what seems threatening is just the echo of the fear in my heart.
Henry,’ at last said one, again dipping the spoon into the flaming spirit, ‘hast thou read Hoffman?”I should think so,’ said Henry.’What think you of him?”Why, that he writes admirably; and, moreover, what is more...
—James Hain Friswell
Lady Dance’s music wasn’t a magic charm. I’d misunderstood. We had all failed to understand. The song and dance didn’t stop us dying. It just stopped the fear of death swallowing us up while we...
Fear can supplant our real problems only to the extent –unwilling either to assimilate or to exhaust it –we perpetuate it within ourselves like a temptation and enthrone it at the very heart of our...
I thought: That is the fear: I have lost something important, and I cannot find it, and I need it. It is fear like if someone lost his glasses and went to the glasses store...
Que ceux qui n’ont jamais eu peur d’avoir un enfant anormal lèvent la main. Personne n’a levé la main. Tout le monde y pense, comme on pense à un tremblement de terre, comme on pense...
I really, really need some help and advice. I’m scared… I’m scared of my own home, of my own daughter!
Odessans’ worst fear is change, because what if we make a change and our situation gets worse?
Get scared later, and if you’re scared now remember what Kit always said. If you’re not scared, she told me, it’s not bravery. And you want to be brave, don’t you, Snicket?
But that inadequacy, or feeling of inadequacy, never really goes away. You just have to trudge ahead in the rain, regardless.
Fear can be a big motivator.
Give into love or live in fear.
Wickedness never rests easily so, in a way, one might almost feel pity for the wicked, for they are destined to live their lives in fear, in a prison of the heart.
Fear’s a box we grow used to, convince ourselves it’s all the space we need, that we like its color, its smell, its protection. Comes a time to stop hiding, stop being afraid. If we...
The process of breaking down fear was always my greatest challenge and it was made easier by the careful work and gentle voices of my female workers.
I always have a sense of trembling, but so does a compass, after all.
Now here it was after all, preserved by some considerate hand with varnisch and wax. Preserved along with it, like stale air in an unopened room, was the well known fear which had surrounded and...
I remember my own childhood vividly…I knew terrible things. But I knew I mustn’t let adults know I knew. It would scare them
Fear was about possibilities. Not things that happened. Things that might.
I’m scared, Mom.” … “It’s okay, honey. It’s all right. That’s the big secret, don’t you know? Everyone is. All the time.
An oppressive odor of decay now mingled with the stench of mold and seemed to clutch at the very breath in their lungs.
When we’re afraid, we lose all sense of analysis and reflection. Our fear paralyzes us. Besides, fear has always been the driving force behind all dictators’ repression.
Fear; if allowed free rein, would reduce all of us to trembling shadows of men, for whom only death could bring release.
—John M. Wilson
The weekend break had begun with the usual resentment and had continued with half-repressed ill humour. It was, of course, his fault. He had been more ready to hurt his wife’s feelings and deprive his...
If we have plain old ordinary fear then we are within reach of a solution. Fear has been with humankind for millennia and we do know what to do about it–pray about it, talk about...
The monsters were neverunder my bed.Because the monsterswere inside my head.I fear no monsters,for no monsters I see.Because all this timethe monster has been me.
Evie wanted to cry. From fear. From exhaustion, yes. But mostly from the cruel uselessness, the damned stupid arbitrariness of it all.
I feel the fear, but I walk fast toward it.
…some people won’t even own a dog for fear it will die – you can’t bubble-wrap your heart…
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