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There are moments when everything goes well, but don't be frightened.

That fear may reach all, punish but few.
A scalded cat dreads cold water.
You can get something done in a short time with fear, but in the long run it just doesn't pay off.
To hate and to fear is the be psychologically ill... it is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time.
People react to fear, not love --they don't teach that in Sunday School, but it's true.
You can't underestimate the power of fear.
There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear.
Depression, gloom, pessimism, despair, discouragement, these slay ten human beings to every one murdered by typhoid, influenza, diabetes or pneumonia. If tuberculosis is the great white plague, then fear is the great black plague.
An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.
I have a fear of failure.
God incarnate is the end of fear; and the heart that realizes that He is in the midst... will be quiet in the middle of alarm.
It is an old psychological axiom that constant exposure to the object of fear immunizes against the fear.
Only he who can say, The Lord is my strength, can say, Of whom shall I be afraid?
Fear is the oldest and strongest emotion of mankind.
Great fear is concealed under daring.
I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.
Favor and disgrace are like fear. Favor is in a higher place, and disgrace in a lower place. When you win them you are like being in fear, and when you lose them you are also like being in fear. So favor and disgrace are like fear.
Only with absolute fearlessness can we slay the dragons of mediocrity that invade our gardens.
My fear... is my substance, and probably the best part of me.
Scruples, temptations, and fears, and cutting perplexities of the heart, are often the lot of the most excellent persons.
Fear is the sand in the machinery of life.
Fear is implanted in us as a preservative from evil; but its duty, like that of other passions, is not to overbear reason, but to assist it. It should not be suffered to tyrannize
Every day I run scared. That's the only way I can stay ahead.
In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.
Fear of becoming a has been keeps some people from becoming anything.
The most common cause of fear of old age is associated with the possibility of poverty.
Fear guides more than gratitude.
The truth is that there is no terror untempered by some great moral idea.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
He without fear is king of the world.
My worst fear is that I'll end up living in some run-down duplex on Wilshire wearing pants hiked up to my nipples and muttering under my breath.
Fear can be headier than whiskey, once man has acquired a taste for it.
The first and great commandment is, Don't let them scare you.
A fighter has to know fear.
How does one kill fear, I wonder? How do you shoot a specter through the heart, slash off its spectral head, take it by its spectral throat?
We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear.
If hopes were dupes, fears may be liars.

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