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No leader did more for his country than Winston Churchill. Brave, magnanimous, traditional, he was like a king-general from Britain's heroic past. His gigantic qualities set him apart from ordinary humanity; there seemed no danger he feared, no effort too great for his limitless energies.
It is much more secure to be feared than to be loved.
There was an old man with a beard, who said: 'It is just as I feared! Two owls and a hen, four larks and a wren have all built their nests in my beard.
I went from being a kid who loved to perform magic tricks to becoming the world's most notorious hacker, feared by corporations and the government.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Courage is... the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.
People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn't they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines... There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear. But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
I grew up with J. Edgar Hoover. He was the G-man, a hero to everybody, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation was the big, feared organization. He was ahead of his time as far as building up forensic evidence and fingerprinting. But he took down a lot of innocent people, too.
Hateful is the power, and pitiable is the life, of those who wish to be feared rather than loved.
The Russians feared Ike. They didn't fear me.
Lyndon B. Johnson
I had a father and mother, who were devout and feared God. Our Lord also helped me with His grace. All this would have been enough to make me good, if I had not been so wicked.
Saint Teresa of Avila
Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised.
Christian Nestell Bovee
I never yet feared those men who set a place apart in the middle of their cities where they gather to cheat one another and swear oaths which they break.
An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.
Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.
I came to accept during my freshman year that many of the gaps in my knowledge and understanding were simply limits of class and cultural background, not lack of aptitude or application as I'd feared.
It is a great matter to be in authority over others; for authority, if it be rightly used, will make you feared beyond your actual resources.
Ten years ago, I still feared loss enough to abandon myself in order to keep things stable. I'd smile when I was sad, pretend to like people who appalled me. What I now know is that losses aren't cataclysmic if they teach the heart and soul their natural cycle of breaking and healing.
Behold a republic standing erect while empires all around are bowed beneath the weight of their own armaments - a republic whose flag is loved while other flags are only feared.
William Jennings Bryan
I cried like a baby. When no one could see me or hear me. Not because I feared what cancer would do, but because I didn't want the disease. I wanted my life to be normal, which it could no longer be.
It is not suffering as such that is most deeply feared but suffering that degrades.
Apple Computer would not have reached its current peak of success if it had feared to roll the dice and launch products that didn't always hit the mark. In the mid-1990s, the company was considered washed up, Steve Jobs had departed, and a string of lackluster product launches unrelated to the company's core business.
An objective truth and individual reason are feared above all.
I feared disappointing my father more than anything in the world.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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