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We are all afraid for our confidence, for the future, for the world. That is the nature of the human imagination. Yet every man, every civilization, has gone forward because of its engagement with what it has set itself to do.
I'm not afraid, as a writer, of being emotional. I'm obsessed with human emotion, body parts, physicality.
Lauryn Hill is quite political and is very bold and isn't afraid of wearing her heart on her sleeve, and same with Bjork, except she is a little bit more kind of fragile.
I used to make my manager Jamie not tell me where I was going to be the next day, because I was so afraid of flying and of anything. But now I love flying, I love working hard, I love being around the world.
I'm more afraid of marriage than death.
Southerners have never been afraid of seasoning. It's kind of the other way around; our seasoning is afraid of us.
Don't be afraid of failure; be afraid of petty success.
I'm not afraid of death. It's the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life.
Sometimes you're afraid to fall in love with a chick, but she sucks you in anyway.
I realized that I was afraid to really, really try something, 100%, because I had never reached true failure.
Nowadays, if you are afraid of confrontation, you are not going to do very well.
I think sometimes that people think brave means not being afraid, which of course it doesn't mean that at all. It means that you're afraid, but you move past that and do it anyway, do what you think is right.
I was right not to be afraid of any thief but myself, who will end by leaving me nothing.
Katherine Anne Porter
I also learned that I love making money. Anyone who is not afraid of work will be happy with the money they make.
Like Rodgers and Hammerstein, I'm not afraid to deal with themes about the ups and downs of life, yet which are still entertaining, and you still feel these stories.
Food is a coping mechanism; people are afraid of giving it up because then they'll feel confused and lost.
I'm afraid for all those who'll have the bread snatched from their mouths by these machines. What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
David Lloyd George
You know, I think we Indians are afraid to show and celebrate our happiness, lest things change around. But I feel that it's okay to be sad and okay to show when you are happy.
I've always been attracted to things that are taboo. I've never been afraid to go to that dark place.
If I was afraid of being killed, I would never speak out against the government.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Many people are afraid to talk about race because it's so emotionally loaded. We don't have the vocabulary to talk about it. Every day, our vocabulary seems more and more inadequate.
Anna Deavere Smith
I had a good loud voice and I wasn't afraid to be goofy or zany.
I am not afraid of dying. I have lived longer than most people in the world. What scares me is to have a body that works but a brain that is waving goodbye. If that happens, I hope I die quickly.
I am more afraid of alcohol than of all the bullets of the enemy.
Take risks. Ask big questions. Don't be afraid to make mistakes; if you don't make mistakes, you're not reaching far enough.
If you're an older sibling and you have a younger sibling who needs mentoring or is afraid of the dark, you develop nurturing and empathic skills that you wouldn't otherwise have.
Look, Israel doesn't intend to introduce nuclear weapons, but if people are afraid that we have them, why not? It's a deterrent.
The biggest problem is people are afraid of poetry, think they can't understand it or that it will be boring.
Am I ambitious? I used to be afraid of that word but now I think ambition is a good thing.
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