Fear Quotes

The most drastic, and usually the most effective remedy for fear is direct action.
– William Burnham

Fear is the foundation of most governments.
– John Adams

Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman.
– Marian Anderson

Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
– Dale Carnegie

He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who has conquered doubt and fear has conquered failure.
– James Lane Allen

Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.
– Richard Bach

Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.
– Bertrand Russell

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
– Marie Curie

Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.
– James Thurber

Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.
– James Stephens

What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.
– Tim Ferriss

Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back.
– Babe Ruth

The key to change... is to let go of fear.
– Rosanne Cash

The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
– Nelson Mandela
The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.
– Joseph Addison
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls.
– Aeschylus
When a match has equal partners then I fear not.
– Aeschylus
Some movie stars wear their sunglasses even in church. They're afraid God might recognize them and ask for autographs.
– Fred Allen