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Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.

A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.
A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.
Shame arises from the fear of men, conscience from the fear of God.
I think over again my small adventures, my fears, These small ones that seemed so big. For all the vital things I had to get and to reach. And yet there is only one great thing, The only thing. To live to see the great day that dawns And the light that fills the world.
When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death -- that is heroism.
Do what you fear most and you control fear.
Fear of the pain blinds us to the goal of healing. Only by seeing our problems clearly and experiencing them can we do something about them.
Confront your fears, list them, get to know them, and only then will you be able to put them aside and move ahead.
Most fear stems from sin; to limit one's sins, one must assuredly limit one's fear, thereby bringing more peace to one's spirit.
It's better to get mugged than to live a life of fear.
By the time we are women, fear is as familiar to us as air. It is our element. We live in it, we inhale it, we exhale it, and most of the time we do not even notice it. Instead of I am afraid, we say, I don't want to, or I don't know how, or I can't.
Fear is the biggest motivator.
It all changed when I realized I'm not the only one on the planet who's scared. Everyone else is, too. I started asking people, Are you scared, too? You bet your sweet life I am. Aha, so that's the way it is for you, too. We were all in the same boat. That's probably what is so effective at our workshops. When I ask, Who else feels like this? the whole room of hands goes up. People realize they are not the only one who feels that way.
Fear can be conquered. I became a better person and a better football player when I learned that lesson.
He who strikes terror in others is himself continually in fear.
Fear has many eyes and can see things underground.
The timidity of the child or the savage is entirely reasonable; they are alarmed at this world, because this world is a very alarming place. They dislike being alone because it is verily and indeed an awful idea to be alone. Barbarians fear the unknown for the same reason that Agnostics worship it --because it is a fact.
Good men have the fewest fears. He has but one great fear who fears to do wrong; he has a thousand who has overcome it.
An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts.
I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life - and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.
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.
Less base the fear of death than fear of life.
A man's doubts and fears are his worst enemies.
Fear God and you need not fear anyone else.
Fear is proof of a low born soul.
Fear is proof of a degenerate mind.
He who knows self as the enjoyer of the honey from the flowers of the senses, ever present within, ruler of time, goes beyond fear. For this self is supreme!
Fear is what kills us.
Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.
The innocent are free from fear, but the guilty always the dread of punishment before their eyes.
Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.
Even the bravest men are frightened by sudden terrors.
I can say, I am terribly frightened and fear is terrible and awful and it makes me uncomfortable, so I won't do that because it makes me uncomfortable. Or I could say get used to being uncomfortable. It is uncomfortable doing something that's risky. But so what? Do you want to stagnate and just be comfortable?
The worst nightmare I ever had about Vietnam was that I had to go back. I woke up in a sweat, in total terror.
If you're never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances.
Of all base passions, fear is the most accursed.
Where the fear is, happiness is not.
Humans, with the capacities of higher-order thinking, can overcome limiting behaviors and fears.