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For me it's important to be in balance. To not let fear get in the way of things, to not worry so much about protecting yourself all the time.
You can instill fear in your kids and get them to mind, but they won't function better in the world and your relationship will suffer greatly.
In an ecology of love, people can relate in trust and face the future without fear. They do not need to play it safe. They can take uncertainty in their stride.
One of the darkest, deepest shames so many of us mothers feel nowadays is our fear that we are Bad Mothers, that we are failing our children and falling far short of our own ideals.
We crucify ourselves between two thieves: regret for yesterday and fear of tomorrow.
Frankly, I have always dreaded writing - there always seemed to be pain involved, unpleasant self-examination and a lot of fear.
A star on a movie set is like a time bomb. That bomb has got to be defused so people can approach it without fear.
Most intellectual people do not believe in God, but they fear him just the same.
So here we are today with a new conversation. When University of Georgia plays Georgia Tech, it's uniform color versus skin color. We have - we've overcome that level of racial fear.
There's always an element of fear that you need to work a lot until people get sick and tired of you or finally figure out that you're a fraud after all!
Between the fear that something would happen and the hope that still it wouldn't, there is much more space than one thinks. On that narrow, hard, bare and dark space a lot of us spend their lives.
The process of spotting fear and refusing to obey it is the source of all true empowerment.
If you do things, whether it's acting or music or painting, do it without fear - that's my philosophy. Because nobody can arrest you and put you in jail if you paint badly, so there's nothing to lose.
Fear paralyses you - fear of flying, fear of the future, fear of leaving a rubbish marriage, fear of public speaking, or whatever it is.
Try a thing you haven't done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.
As with most phobias, the fear of flying does make some sense, but if ever there was a fear worth quashing then this is it. After all, life is short, and there's a great big world to explore out there.
Laughter kills fear, and without fear there can be no faith. For without fear of the devil there is no need for God.
Defeat the fear of death and you welcome the death of fear.
G. Gordon Liddy
We are looking for happiness and running after it in such a way that creates anger, fear and discrimination. So when you attend a retreat, you have a chance to look at the deep roots of this pollution of the collective energy that is unwholesome.
The regrets of yesterday and the fear of tomorrow can kill you.
It's better to get mugged than to live a life of fear.
Well, I am now convinced there is no kind of fear or anxiety anyone has to live with.
I've never told anyone this. But I suffer from terrible stage fright. True. You can't tell though, can you? Unbelievable, the panic. I nearly die of fear before I go on stage. Something wicked. I can't eat a thing the day before a gig. It'd make me vomit.
I like to do something I fear.
The fear of this delicate and fierce feminine has more to do with our fear of being vulnerable again, getting hurt again, than it does by our actual distaste for the beauty of the feminine and Her qualities.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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