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There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls.
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear.
Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate it; a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise.
Everyone wishes that the man whom he fears would perish.
Every man, through fear, mugs his aspirations a dozen times a day.
Humble souls are fearful of their own strength.
I'm different, and my manner invites questions. I'm never afraid to answer.
I have a fear of being boring.
Fear tastes like a rusty knife and do not let her into your house.
What we have most to fear is failure of the heart.
It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man.
So then learn to conquer your fear. This is the only art we have to master nowadays: to look at things without fear, and to fearlessly do right.
One thing about being successful is that I stopped being afraid of dying. Once you're a star you're dead already. You're embalmed.
I think what weakens people most is fear of wasting their strength.
By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration, and all the fair examples of renown, out of distress and misery are grown.
A child understands fear, and the hurt and hate it brings.
Courage is a peculiar kind of fear.
When we are afraid we ought not to occupy ourselves with endeavoring to prove that there is no danger, but in strengthening ourselves to go on in spite of the danger.
Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'
Our heavenly Father understands our disappointment, suffering, pain, fear, and doubt. He is always there to encourage our hearts and help us understand that He's sufficient for all of our needs. When I accepted this as an absolute truth in my life, I found that my worrying stopped.
Some days, 24 hours is too much to stay put in, so I take the day hour by hour, moment by moment. I break the task, the challenge, the fear into small, bite-size pieces. I can handle a piece of fear, depression, anger, pain, sadness, loneliness, illness. I actually put my hands up to my face, one next to each eye, like blinders on a horse.
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.
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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