Posted by: Anne | September 15, 2008

quotes about fear

“There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.”
– Andre Gide

“Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt. “
– William Shakespeare

“To fear is one thing.  To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.”
– Katherine Paterson, Jacob Have I Loved

“Fear has a large shadow, but he himself is small.”
– Ruth Gendler

“He who fears something gives it power over him.”
– Moorish Proverb

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

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear not absence of fear. “
– Mark Twain      

“Every time you win, it diminishes the fear a little bit. You never really cancel the fear of losing; you keep challenging it.”
– Arthur Ashe

“There is much in the world to make us afraid.  There is much more in our faith to make us unafraid.”
– Frederick W. Cropp

“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.”
– Corrie Ten Boom

“Fear imprisons, faith liberates; fear paralyzes, faith empowers; fear disheartens, faith encourages; fear sickens, faith heals; fear makes useless, faith makes serviceable.”
– Harry Emerson Fosdick

“I sought the Lord, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant; their faces are never covered in shame.”
– Psalm 34:4-5

Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death. 

Fear:  False Evidence Appearing Real. 

Fear knocked at the door. Faith answered. And lo, no one was there.

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