Fear Quotes

An ugly sight, a man who is afraid.
– Jean Anouilh
We fear the thing we want the most.
– Robert Anthony
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
– Aristotle
I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.
– Isaac Asimov
Fools rush in where incumbents fear to tread.
– Norman R. Augustine
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
I do not fear Satan half so much as I fear those who fear him.
– Saint Teresa of Avila
Gun crime is a major cause of fear and distress throughout the UK. The problem is deeply entrenched in a wide range of social and cultural factors and therefore not an isolated issue.
– Diane Abbott
A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation... is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.
– George Matthew Adams
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.
– Sir Francis Bacon
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
– Sir Francis Bacon
What our children have to fear is not the cars on the highways of tomorrow but our own pleasure in calculating the most elegant parameters of their deaths.
– J. G. Ballard
As a child, I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula.
– Dave Barry
Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things.
– Jean Baudrillard
Let no man fear to die, we love to sleep all, and death is but the sounder sleep.
– Francis Beaumont
In itself, homosexuality is as limiting as heterosexuality: the ideal should be to be capable of loving a woman or a man; either, a human being, without feeling fear, restraint, or obligation.
– Simone de Beauvoir
It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man.
– Georges Bernanos
The thinner the ice, the more anxious is everyone to see whether it will bear.
– Josh Billings
An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts.
– Otto von Bismarck
The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know.
– Napoleon Bonaparte