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I fear a permanent Confederation will never be settled; tho the most material articles are I think got thro', so as to give great offence to some, but to my Satisfaction.
When strong, be merciful, if you would have the respect, not the fear of your neighbors.
Nixon represents that dark, venal and incurably violent side of the American character almost every other country in the world has learned to fear and despise.
Hunter S. Thompson
It may be that the most striking thing about members of my literary generation in retrospect will be that we were allowed to say absolutely anything without fear of punishment.
It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it, to fear and suspect the worst.
Fear is the foundation of safety.
We hold back our true feelings and beliefs, whether it's from a sense of being polite or fear of hurting someone's feelings. But what I have seen on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' is that no one benefits from holding back and keeping things bottled up inside. So I pride myself on speaking my mind and not being afraid to give honest feedback.
Not one has shown an iota of fear of death. They want to end this agony.
Authoritarian political ideologies have a vested interest in promoting fear, a sense of the imminence of takeover by aliens and real diseases are useful material.
In contrast, fear societies are societies in which dissent is banned.
There is nothing natural, inevitable, or necessary about the labyrinth of fear. We can liberate ourselves. There are better ways to live. Someone has to take the initiative to love and trust her fellow living creature and set us all free.
Joy of living is sustainable; fear of dying is not.
I watch a lot of television, for better or worse, and I am particularly interested in what Michael Moore brought up in 'Bowling for Columbine,' which is the idea that they're selling a narrative of fear.
I try to show that I have no fear. When you grow up hungry, you're not afraid of anything.
Slowness to change usually means fear of the new.
You can't operate a company by fear, because the way to eliminate fear is to avoid criticism. And the way to avoid criticism is to do nothing.
We really only have two choices. Play it safe, or take a chance. For me, pulling back because of fear has always made me feel worse.
I'm not scared of anything in particular, but I am motivated by a fear of failure as opposed to a need to succeed.
People have a fear of the unknown. Insects have different senses than us, different amount of limbs and their body structure is very different. It's hard for us to really relate to them and understand them.
There is not a truth existing which I fear... or would wish unknown to the whole world.
Everything we do in life is based on fear, especially love.
To withdraw is not to run away, and to stay is no wise action, when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Miguel de Cervantes
Should we fear hackers? Intention is at the heart of this discussion.
A line from one of my 1997 columns - 'Do one thing every day that scares you' - is now widely attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt, though I have yet to see any evidence that she ever said it and I don't believe she did. She said some things about fear, but not that thing.
Never fear a job, always respect it, and always leave yourself a hind door to escape. May your hind door always be open.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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