Fear Sayings and Quotes

But fear doesn’t need doors and windows. It works from the inside
Andrew Clements


Fear can be good when you’re walking past an alley at night or when you need to check the locks on your doors before you go to bed, but it’s not good when you have a goal and you’re fearful of obstacles. We often get trapped by our fears, but anyone who has had success has failed before.
Queen Latifah


Fear can supplant our real problems only to the extent
unwilling either to assimilate or to exhaust it
we perpetuate it within ourselves like a temptation and enthrone it at the very heart of our solitude.
Emil Cioran


Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
Ralph Waldo Emerson


Fear doesn’t go away. The warrior and the artist live by the same code of necessity, which dictates that the battle must be fought anew every day.
Steven Pressfield


Fear has many eyes and can see things underground.
Miguel de Cervantes


Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop.
Usman B. Asif


Fear is a distorting mirror in which anything can appear as a caricature of itself, stretched to terrible proportions; once inflamed, the imagination pursues the craziest and most unlikely possibilities. What is most absurd suddenly seems the most probable.
Stefan Zweig


Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them.
Marilyn Ferguson


Fear is a self imposed prison that will keep you from becoming what God intends for you to be. You must move against it with the weapons of faith and love.
Rick Warren


Fear is a tyrant and a despot, more terrible than the rack, more potent than the snake.
Edgar Wallace


FEAR is an acronym in the English language for False Evidence Appearing Real.
Neale Donald Walsch


Fear is an insidious and deadly thing. It can warp judgment, freeze reflexes, breed mistakes. Worse, it’s contagious.
Jimmy Stewart


Fear is contagious. You can catch it.
Neil Gaiman


Fear is excitement without breath.
Robert Heller


Fear is faith that it won’t work out.
Sister Mary Tricky


Fear is never a reason for quitting; it is only an excuse.
Norman Vincent Peale


Fear is only as deep as the mind allows.
Japanese Proverb


Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
Aristotle


Fear is simply staring in a direction you didn’t want to go anyway.
Brian Germain


Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself.
Samuel Butler


Fear is the enemy of logic.
Frank Sinatra


Fear is the father of courage and the mother of safety.
Henry H. Tweedy


Fear is the highest fence.
Dudley Nichols


Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.
Arnold Glasow


Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Bertrand Russell


Fear is the mother of foresight.
Thomas Hardy


Fear is the mother of morality.
Friedrich Nietzsche


Fear is the needle that pierces us that it may carry a thread to bind us to heaven.
James Hastings


Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering.
Yoda


Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt.
George Sewell


Fear is the thief of dreams.
Brian Krans


Fear is the thought of admitted inferiority.
Elbert Hubbard


Fear is, I believe, a most effective tool in destroying the soul of an individual – and the soul of a people.
Anwar Sadat


Fear isn’t an excuse to come to a standstill. It’s the impetus to step up and strike.
Arthur Ashe


Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.
Shirley MacLaine


Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
German Proverb


Fear makes us feel our humanity.
Benjamin Disraeli


Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
Dale Carnegie


Fear sometimes stops you from doing stupid things. But it can also stop you from doing creative or exciting or experimental things. It can cloud your judgment of others, and lead to all kinds of evil. The control and understanding of our personal fears is one of the most important undertakings in our life.
Helen Mirren


Just as courage imperils life; fear protects it.
Leonardo da Vinci


The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.
Gandhi


The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear.
H.P. Lovecraft


The only thing we have to fear is fear it’self – nameless, unreasoning, unjustified, terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
Franklin D. Roosevelt


The presence of fear does not mean you have no faith. Fear visits everyone. But make your fear a visitor and not a resident.
Max Lucado


There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless, and the other half discreditable.
Christian Nevell Bovee


To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.
Katherine Paterson


Where the fear is, happiness is not.
Seneca

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