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Terms Of Service
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
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.
It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.
Genetically modified organism (GMO) foods are feared and hated by environmentalists and the public alike. Yet the scientific assessment of GMOs is remarkably different. Every major scientific evaluation of GMO technology has concluded that GMOs are safe for human consumption and are a benefit to the environment.
It is much more secure to be feared than to be loved.
Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
Louis D. Brandeis
A leader is admired, a boss is feared.
Vicente del Bosque
An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.
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.
Discipline starts every day when the first alarm clock goes off in the morning. I say 'first alarm clock' because I have three, as I was taught by one of the most feared and respected instructors in SEAL training: one electric, one battery powered, one windup.
Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed, for if you merely offend them they take vengeance, but if you injure them greatly they are unable to retaliate, so that the injury done to a man ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared.
If you are fearful, a horse will back off. If you are calm and confident, it will come forward. For those who are often flattered or feared, the horse can be a welcome mirror of the best in human nature.
When the Founding Fathers arrived here in Philadelphia to forge a new nation, they didn't come as Democrats or Republicans or to nominate a presidential candidate. They came as patriots who feared party politics.
Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.
I think I'm like most people - we fear the unknown and the things that have yet to come to pass, which are the very things that don't deserve to be feared. When you give God complete control, it's very hard not to be fearless.
Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all, but goes on making his own business better all the time.
Prohibit the taking of omens, and do away with superstitious doubts. Then, until death itself comes, no calamity need be feared.
In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.
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.
One of the most feared expressions in modern times is 'The computer is down.'
Norman Ralph Augustine
Those who love to be feared fear to be loved.
Saint Francis de Sales
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