Posted by: Anne | October 30, 2010

quotes about fear III

“A good scare is worth more to a man than good advice.”
– Edgar Watson Howe, Country Town Sayings (1911)

“Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you.”
– Deuteronomy 31:6

“Fear is a tyrant and a despot, more terrible than the rack, more potent than the snake.”
– Edgar Wallace, The Clue of the Twisted Candle (1916)

“Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.”
– German Proverb

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.”
-2 Timothy 1:7

“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”
– Frank Herbert, Dune, Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear

“In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in folly.”
– Coleridge

“Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others.”
– Robert Louis Stevenson

“Let nothing disturb you, nothing frighten you; all things are passing; God never changes.”
– Teresa of Avila

“Many of our fears are tissue-paper-thin, and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them.”
– Brendan Francis

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

“Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them… they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight.”
– Orison Swett Marden

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
– Isaiah 41:10

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself – nameless, unreasoning, unjustified, terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.”
– FDR, First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1933

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.”
– Proverbs 3:5-6

“You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.”
– Mary Manin Morrissey


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