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40 Quotes About Fear To Help You Overcome It

40 Quotes About Fear To Help You Overcome It

List Of 40 Quotes About Fear To Help You Overcome It:

#1 Joseph Campbell

“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.”

#2 Nelson MandelaNelson Mandela

“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.”

#3 George R.R. Martin

“Fear cuts deeper than swords.”

#4 Patrick Rothfuss

“There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.”

#5 Marie CurieMarie Curie

“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.”

#6 Elizabeth Cady Stanton

“The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.”

#7 Taylor Swift

“I’m intimidated by the fear of being average.”

#8 Tullian Tchividjian

”The deepest fear we have, ‘the fear beneath all fears,’ is the fear of not measuring up, the fear of judgment. It’s this fear that creates the stress and depression of everyday life.”

#9 Coretta Scott King

”My story is a freedom song of struggle. It is about finding one’s purpose, how to overcome fear and to stand up for causes bigger than one’s self.”

#10 Dan BrownDan Brown

“Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.”

#11 Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

”Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear.”

#12 Francis of Assisi

”Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.”

#13 Franklin D. Roosevelt

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”

#14 Dante Alighieri

“Do not be afraid; our fate cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.”

#15 Jim Morrison

“Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.”

#16 George S. PattonGeorge S. Patton

”Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty.”

#17 C. JoyBell C.

“Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.”

#18 Frank Herbert

“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path.”

#19 Tracee Ellis Ross

”As I get older, the more I stay focused on the acceptance of myself and others, and choose compassion over judgment and curiosity over fear.”

#20 John LennonJohn Lennon

”There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections.”

#21 Ricky Martin

”You just have to get rid of fear and confront the world. Look at yourself in the mirror and say to yourself, ‘I love you and nothing will destroy you and you’re not going to fall.’”

#22 Sigmund Freud

“Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.”

#23 Joyce Meyer

”The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror!”

#24 Mark Goulston

”Being alone with fear can rapidly turn into panic. Being alone with frustration can rapidly turn into anger. Being alone with disappointment can rapid turn into discouragement and, even worse, despair.”

#25 Paulo CoelhoPaulo Coelho

“There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”

#26 Swami Vivekananda

”The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.”

#27 Mark TwainMark Twain

”Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.”

#28 Khalil Gibran

”March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path.”

#29 Dalai Lama

”Too much self-centered attitude, you see, brings, you see, isolation. Result: loneliness, fear, anger. The extreme self-centered attitude is the source of suffering.”

#30 Marianne Williamson

Marianne Williamson
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“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.”

#31 Soledad O’Brien

” I’ve learned that fear limits you and your vision. It serves as blinders to what may be just a few steps down the road for you. The journey is valuable, but believing in your talents, your abilities, and your self-worth can empower you to walk down an even brighter path. Transforming fear into freedom – how great is that?”

#32 Stacy London

”Don’t let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others, even if you don’t like them.”

#33 Roy T. Bennett

“Courage is feeling fear, not getting rid of fear, and taking action in the face of fear.”

#34 Dale Carnegie

”If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”

#35 Woody AllenWoody Allen

“I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens.”

#36 Marcus Aurelius

“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.”

#37 Leigh Bardugo

“Fear is a phoenix. You can watch it burn a thousand times and still it will return.”

#38 Andrew Solomon

“I believe that words are strong, that they can overwhelm what we fear when fear seems more awful than life is good.”

#39 Ted Hughes

“The only calibration that counts is how much heart people invest, how much they ignore their fears of being hurt or caught out or humiliated. And the only thing people regret is that they didn’t live boldly enough, that they didn’t invest enough heart, didn’t love enough. Nothing else really counts at all.”

#40 Erica Jong

“I have accepted fear as part of life – specifically the fear of change… I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back….”

References

https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/1903/marie-curie/biographical/
https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/who/our-history/marie-curie-the-scientist

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