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Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.

Only your mind can produce fear.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
Fear is the mother of morality.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
We must travel in the direction of our fear.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by each experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ?I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.? You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you NOT to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It is not just in some of us, it is in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
Do the thing we fear, and the death of fear is certain.
The fear of being wrong is the prime inhibitor of the creative process.
We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.
It is a miserable state of mind to have few things to desire and many things to fear.
Come to the edge, He said. They said, We are afraid. Come to the edge, He said. They came. He pushed them... and they flew.
Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman.
It is better to be frightened now than killed hereafter
If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy
Fear does not have any special power unless you empower it by submitting to it.
The man who has ceased to fear has ceased to care.
Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile... initially scared me to death.
In time we hate that which we often fear.
Whenever we're afraid, its because we don't know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich. Ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country.
One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do.
Fear always springs from ignorance.
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then.
There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless, and the other half discreditable.
There are only two forces that unite men -- fear and interest.
The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortune, but its fears.
Fear is met and destroyed with courage.
To live with fear and not be afraid is the final test of maturity.
It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
If you are not concerned about the outcome of a circumstance, you will experience no fear. Whatever the outcome will be, will be, whether you fear it or not.
When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation -- it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.

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