Fear Quotes Worth Reading Twice

Always do what you are afraid to do. -­ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Considering how dangerous everything is, nothing is really very frightening. –  Gertrude Stein

Die in your thoughts every morning and you will no longer fear death. – Hagakure

Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Face your fear, empty yourself, trust your own voice, let go of control, have faith in outcomes, connect with a larger purpose, derive meaning from the struggle. – Jigaro Kano, founder of modern Judo

Fear and caution are two different things. Be cautious, be conscious, but do not be fearful. Fear only paralyzes, while consciousness mobilizes. Be mobilized, not paralyzed. – Neale Donald Walsch

Fear evaporates when we understand that our life stories and the history of the world were written by the same hand. – Paulo Coelho

Fear is faith in reverse gear. – Napoleon Hill

Fear is the dream killer, the silent voice that pushes us to lose our passion in a vain attempt to seek safety. – Seth Godin

Fear will be the strongest when you are closest to winning, and it won’t die easily. It knows that if you win, it will perish, so it will put up quite a fight. – Debra Jones

Feel the fear and do it anyway. – Susan Jeffers

Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. – Rumi

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. – Louisa May Alcott

I can’t understand why people are frightened by new ideas. I’m frightened of old ones. – John Cage

I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do. – Georgia O’Keeffe

I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful. – Warren Buffett

I wonder if, before we were born, we were as afraid of life as we are now of death. – Jay Williams

If there is a fear of failing, the only safety consists in deliberately jumping. – Carl Jung

It is the experience of mystery, even if mixed with fear, that engenders religion. – Albert Einstein

In the long run, not doing what’s necessary to do the thing you’re afraid will hurt you, hurts infinitely worse than doing it. – Nick Murray

You have to learn to ignore your fear. Without the will to believe in yourself, nothing good can happen.- Hilma Af Klint

Not one sound fears the silence that extinguishes it. – John Cage

Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. – Marie Curie 

Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt. – Shakespeare

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. – Joseph Campbell

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually fear you will make one. – Elbert Hubbard

The man who is thoroughly convinced of the universal operation of the law of causation … has no use for the religion of fear and equally little for social or moral religion … Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. – Albert Einstein

There is much that we should not allow to be sacrificed on the altar of fear. Everyone is scared. Few carry on. – Mike Dooley

Those who live in fear die a thousand deaths. – George Patton

Virtually everything is dangerous if you are afraid. – Neale Donald Walsch

We all wake up with the same fears. The difference is how we respond to them. Some people will go to bed with their fears, wake them up in the morning, speak to them, feed them, blocking out other messages from coming in. – Rich Thawley

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark. The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. – Plato

We have nothing to fear but fear itself. – Franklin D Roosevelt

What made them stay on the oasis was only just their fear of not finding back. – Paulo Coelho

Whatever you fear most has no power. It is your fear that has the power. – Oprah Winfrey

Why are you afraid of death? Where you are, death is not. Where death is, you are not. What is it that you fear. – Epicurus

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.” You must do the thing you think you cannot do. – Eleanor Roosevelt

You gotta be willing to fail. If you’re afraid of failing, you won’t get very far. – Steve Jobs

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