Tag: Fear & Perseverance

Quotes June 03, 2018

“People living deeply have no fear of death.”
“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”
Anais Nin
“When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.”
“Do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain.”
“Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”
Bertrand Russell
“Fears are educated into us, and can, if we wish, be educated out.”
Karl Augustus Menninger
“Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death.”
James F. Byrnes
“Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are our own fears.”
Rudyard Kipling
“Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.”
James Stephens
“Ignorance is the parent of fear.”
Herman Melville
“I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.”
William Allen White
“Who sees all beings in his own self, and his own self in all beings, loses all fear.”
Isa Upanishad, Hindu Scripture
“We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.”
“Where no hope is left, is left no fear.”
“Laughter is poison to fear.”
George R.R. Martin
“Fear is only as deep as the mind allows.”
Japanese Proverb
“Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire.”
“Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it… that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.”
Dale Carnegie
“One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.”
Henry Ford
“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”
Franklin D. Roosevelt
“Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.”
Helen Keller
“You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.”
Eric Hoffer

“Fear makes us feel our humanity.”
Benjamin Disraeli
“To overcome fear, here’s all you have to do: realize the fear is there, and do the action you fear anyway.”
Peter McWilliams
“If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.”
Marcus Aurelius
“Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.”
Arnold Glasow
“Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.”
“Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others.”
Robert Louis Stevenson
“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.”
Joseph Campbell
“In time we hate that which we often fear.”
William Shakespeare
“Fear is the needle that pierces us that it may carry a thread to bind us to heaven.”
James Hastings
“When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.”
Henry David Thoreau
“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.”
Steve Jobs
“Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.”
Bertrand Russell
“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”
Jack Canfield
“Fears are stories we tell ourselves.”
“Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark, professionals built the Titanic.”
“Fear: False Evidence Appearing Real.”

Quotes May 27, 2018

“The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.”
“The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.”
John C. Maxwell
“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
“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
“Some lean back. But those who lean forward are poised to cross the finish-line, first!”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with “The Divine Presence”
“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”
John Quincy Adams
“Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after the other.”
Walter Elliot
“The difference between the difficult and the impossible is that the impossible takes a little longer time.”
Lady Aberdeen
“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”
A.A. Milne, “Winnie-the-Pooh”
“I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.”
Abraham Lincoln
Men are accused for not knowing their own weakness, yet, perhaps, as few know their own strength. It is in men as in soils, where sometimes there is a vein of gold, which the owner knows not of.
Jonathan Swift,
writer and cleric
The sun is a daily reminder that we too can rise again from darkness