Sunday, 7 October 2012

There is Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself

Don't fear god
Don't worry about death
What is good is easy to get, and
What is terrible is easy to endure ~ Epicurus #quote

There is nothing to fear but fear itself. ~ Franklin Roosevelt #quote

The most drastic and usually the most effective remedy for fear is direct action. ~ William Burnham #quote
To fear is one thing.  To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.  ~ Katherine Paterson #quote

Never turn your back on Fear. It should always be in front of you, like a thing that might have to be killed. ~ Hunter S. Thompson #quote

Fear is the original sin. Almost all of the evil in the world has its origin in the fact that some one is afraid of something ~ L.M. Montgomery #quote

A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war. ~ Henry Van Dyke #quote

Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself. ~ J.K. Rowling #quote

He who doesn't fear death dies only once. ~ Giovanni Falcone #quote


Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric. ~ Bertrand Russell #quote

Definitely, it's a fear of failure that drives me. ~ Jerry Bruckheimer #quote

When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them. ~ Confucius #quote

The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true. ~ Irving Caesar #quote

Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop.  ~ Usman B. Asif #quote

Do not fear going forward slowly; fear only standing still. ~ Chinese #proverb

When the going gets tough, the weird turn pro. ~ Raoul Duke, "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" #linesfrommovies

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. ~ Les Brown #quote

He who makes a beast of himself
Gets rid of the pain of being a man. ~
Dr. Johnson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas #linesfrommovies

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. ~ Marcus Aurelius #quote

We dance for laughter, we dance for tears, we dance for madness, we dance for fears, we dance for hopes, we dance for screams, we are the dancers, we create the dreams. ~ Albert Einstein #quote

Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. ~ Bertrand Russell #quote

But what are our stories if not the mirrors we hold up to our fears? ~  Wally Lamb #quote

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson #quote

Surely, in the light of history, it is more intelligent to hope rather than fear, to try rather than not to try ~ Eleanor Roosevelt #quote


Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it. ~ Bertrand Russell #quote

My biggest fear in life is to be forgotten. ~ Evita Peron #quote

Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear. ~ G. Gordon Liddy #quote
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely. ~ Buddha #quote

But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion? What is the matter with the soft Darkness, the Dreamless Sleep? ~ J. Thurber #quote

Everything I've ever done was out of fear of being mediocre. ~ Chet Atkins #quote

I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living. ~ Anais Nin #quote