Popular Quotes and Sayings about Fear

Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt. ~George Sewell

Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person. ~Dr. David M. Burns

Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed. ~Michael Pritchard

Hail to you gods, on that day of the great reckoning. Behold me, I have come to you, without sin, without guilt, without evil, without a witness against me, without one whom I have wronged. I am one pure of mouth, pure of hands. ~The Book of the Dead

Discouragement is simply the despair of wounded self-love. ~Francois de Fenelon

It is when power is wedded to chronic fear that it becomes formidable. ~Eric Hoffer

Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger. ~Francis Quarles

Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them. ~Marilyn Ferguson

Things are seldom what they seem, skim milk masquerades as cream. ~W. S. Gilbert

Fear not those who argue but those who dodge. ~Marie Ebner von Eschenbach

Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. ~Bertrand Russell