Quotations about Fear

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

            “There is a child within us… we must persuade not to be afraid.”  Plato, The Trial and Death of Socrates

            “We are defined by what we fear.”  Gordon Livingston, And Never Stop Dancing 

“Do not fear.  Only believe.”  Jesus

            “To see what is right, and not to do it, is lack of courage.” Confucius

            “Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil.”  Psalm 23

“Pooh, You’re nothing but a pack of cards.  I’m not afraid of you.” 

Alice, to the Queen of Heart

One mark of wisdom is the ability to know the difference in difficulty and defeat.

The only way of conquering fear is to keep doing the thing you fear to do.

You have failed only when you have failed to try.

Conscience serves no purpose if it does not speak out and act.

Fear keeps more people below their potential than any other single thing.

“The secret of happiness is freedom and the secret of freedom a brave heart.”  Pericles

“Our fears are more numerous than our dangers.”  Seneca

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

“It doesn’t matter how often they knock you down.  It’s how often you get up.”  Rocky Marciano

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  1. jearl williams

    I find it helpful to remember the number of times Jesus said “Be not afraid”.

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