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First you jump off the cliff and you build wings on the way down.

Fear secretes acids; but love and trust are sweet juices.
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.
Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live
Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.
The best safety lies in fear.
If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been.
Fear only two: God, and the man who has no fear of God.
He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear.
Fear is that little darkroom where negatives are developed.
The timid are afraid before the danger, the cowardly while in danger, and the courageous after danger.
I know what I am fleeing from, but not what I am in search of.
There is nothing strange about fear: no matter in what guise it presents itself it is something with which we are all so familiar that when a man appears who is without it we are at once enslaved by him.
It is the strange fate of man, that even in the greatest of evils the fear of the worst continues to haunt him.
Winners are those people who make a habit of doing the things losers are uncomfortable doing.
An ugly sight, a man who is afraid.
Fear is a habit; so is self-pity, defeat, anxiety, despair, hopelessness and resignation. You can eliminate all of these negative habits with two simple resolves: I can!! and I will!!
Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear.
I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him.
We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
There is no terror in a bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Fear of success can also be tied into the idea that success means someone else's loss. Some people are unconsciously guilty because they believe their victories are coming at the expense of another.
Just as courage imperils life; fear protects it.
Most fears cannot withstand the test of careful scrutiny and analysis. When we expose our fears to the light of thoughtful examination they usually just evaporate.
You mistake me, my dear. I have a high respect for your nerves. They are my old friends. I have heard you mention them with consideration these twenty years at least.
Every time you win, it diminishes the fear a little bit. You never really cancel the fear of losing; you keep challenging it.
A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand.
He who is afraid of a thing gives it power over him.
If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.
Where fear is present, wisdom cannot be.
Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence.
You are only afraid if you are not in harmony with yourself. People are afraid because they have never owned up to themselves.
Fear is excitement without breath.
There is the fear that we shan't prove worthy in the eyes of someone who knows us at least as well as we know ourselves. That is the fear of God. And there is the fear of Man --fear that men won't understand us and we shall be cut of from them.
For it is not death or hardship that is a fearful thing, but the fear of death and hardship.
I will show you fear in a handful of dust.
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
The hero and the coward both feel the same thing, but the hero uses his fear, projects it onto his opponent, while the coward runs. It's the same thing, fear, but it's what you do with it that matters.

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