Fear Quotes

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Fear sometimes stops you from doing stupid things. But it can also stop you from doing creative or exciting or experimental things. It can cloud your judgment of others, and lead to all kinds of evil. The control and understanding of our personal fears is one of the most important undertakings in our life.

- Helen Mirren

Fear is simply staring in a direction you didn't want to go anyway.

- Brian Germain

I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past, I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone, there will be nothing. Only I will remain.

- Frank Herbert

To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.

- Katherine Paterson

The only thing we have to fear is fear it'self - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified, terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.

- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Fear isn't an excuse to come to a standstill. It's the impetus to step up and strike.

- Arthur Ashe

Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.

- German Proverb

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear.

- H.P. Lovecraft

Fear is never a reason for quitting; it is only an excuse.

- Norman Vincent Peale

Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.

- Shirley MacLaine

Fear is, I believe, a most effective tool in destroying the soul of an individual - and the soul of a people.

- Anwar Sadat

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