Fear is universal. We have all experienced being held captived by our own terrors. But take a moment and imagine yourself having no fear… what will you have achieved?
Here you will find some of the most inspiring quotes about fear that will guide you to face your fear with the right attitude.
Inspiring Quotes About Fear
The inspiring quotes below will help you the next time you are tempted to give up in the face of fear:
“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
Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others. ― Robert Louis Stevenson
“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.”
― Marie Curie
“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”
― Franklin D. Roosevelt, Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s First Inaugural Address
“Without fear there cannot be courage.” ― Christopher Paolini
“First of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself – nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt
“He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.” ― Aristotle
“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.”― Joseph Campbell
“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.” ― Marcus Aurelius
“Do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are our own fears.”― Rudyard Kipling
“Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.”― Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Move outside the tangle of fear-thinking. Live in silence.”― Rumi
“But fear doesn’t need doors and windows. It works from the inside.”― Andrew Clements, Things Not Seen
“No power so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.”― Edmund Burke
Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop. ― Usman B. Asif
“Fear is the thief of dreams.”― Brian Krans
“Ignorance is the parent of fear.”― Herman Melville
“He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.”― Shannon L. Alder
“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”― Jack Canfield
“Fear is an insidious and deadly thing. It can warp judgment, freeze reflexes, breed mistakes. Worse, it’s contagious.”― Jimmy Stewart
“Men are not afraid of things, but of how they view them.”― Epictetus
Yes we all have our own fears. But fear itself isn’t really a bad thing. It warns us about potential risks as well as opportunities.
If we can face our fear with the right attitude, we can potentially be leveraging it to become a more successful person.
Bookmark this page or save some of these quotes on your mobile phone. The next time you feel fearful of something, get these quotes out and remind yourself that you CAN conquer your fear.
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