Mediocrity is my biggest fear. I'm not afraid of total failure because I don't think that will happen. I'm not afraid of success because that beats the hell out of failure. It's being in the middle that scares me.— Robert Downey, Jr.
Strong Biggest Fear quotations
No challenge can stop you if you have the courage to keep moving forward in the face of your greatest fears and biggest challenges. Be courageous.
My biggest fear in life is to be forgotten.
People often avoid making decisions out of fear of making a mistake.
Actually the failure to make decisions is one of life's biggest mistakes.
Just being ourselves is the biggest fear of humans.
We have learned to live our life trying to satisfy other people's demands. We have learned to live by other people's points of view because of the fear of not being accepted and of not being good enough for someone else.
It sounds funny, but my biggest fear is that I'm not perfect.
I'm a perfectionist, and I get upset when things go wrong or when I don't do well. I used to be very uptight, but I've learned to loosen up.
My biggest fear is the people I love not knowing how much I love them.
I just want to remind people all the time.
Death is not the biggest fear we have;
our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive - the risk to be alive and express what we really are.
Risk means everything from being honest about your faith, to moving, to quitting a job that's paying you a fortune but it's not what's in your heart. Risking things is one of the biggest fears we have.
My biggest fear? My biggest fear would be turning into an inanimate object.
Love often leads to healing, while fear and isolation breed illness.
And our biggest fear is abandonment.
My biggest fear is that we [Unilever company] at one point in time will not be able to attract the best and brightest [workers]. I don't worry so much about the business, the strategy. If we can continue to attract the best, I know they will ultimately figure out how to run the company in a very tough environment.
I have very vivid dreams and nightmares, and my biggest fear is of some kind of dystopian future where we're advanced in every way except in our humanity.
My biggest fear is that I become useless or less useful by not being up to date - be it with technology, changing consumers, changing global situations. You continuously have to have a little level of paranoia that forces you to set the bar higher every day.
Dramatic and emotional trading experiences tend to be negative.
Pride is a great banana peel, as are hope, fear, and greed. My biggest slip-ups occurred shortly after I got emotionally involved with positions.
Please remember that your greatest talent is so much more powerful than your biggest fear.
My biggest fear is love and getting hurt in love but still believing.
Pain is Pain. Broken is Broken. FEAR is the Biggest Disability of all. And will PARALYZE you More Than Being in a Wheelchair.
My biggest fear in life is to be average.
The biggest fear that I have is settling into too many set behavior patterns, where I feel like I'm no longer exploring possibilities anymore.
The biggest rewards in life are found outside your comfort zone.
Live with it. Fear and risk are prerequisites if you want to enjoy a life of success and adventure.
My biggest fear is losing memory because memory is what we are.
Your very soul and your very reason to be alive is tied up in memory.
For me, as an actor, one of the biggest fears on a TV show is getting stuck in something where you end up feeling like you're doing the same thing, every single year.
Here is my biggest takeaway after 60 years on the planet: There is great value in being fearless. For too much of my life, I was too afraid, too frightened by it all. That fear is one of my biggest regrets.
That’s my biggest fear – disappointing those people who look up to me.
My biggest fear as an actor is being involved in something mediocre, or being mediocre myself.
Fear is the single biggest barrier to creativity.
Unless we're brave enough to risk looking foolish, we'll inevitably find ourselves sticking to the status quo. That fear is disabling, One of the things we need to do as business leaders is build and nurture cultures that encourage responsible risk taking so making mistakes is OK.
My biggest fear isn't crashing this bike at 85mph and losing my skin - it's sitting in a chair at 90 and thinking 'I wish I'd done more'
My biggest fear always is that I’ll photograph an idea rather than a person, so I try to be quite sensitive to how people are.
To me, my biggest fear is getting a big head, and that is when I get the hammer.
Because it's very easy in this game to believe you're something special.
Fear is the biggest motivator.
Our biggest enemy is our own self-doubt.
We really can achieve extraordinary things in our lives. But we sabotage our greatness because of our fear
For a lot of actors, our biggest fear is that we're going to start talking about things we don't fully understand and sound like idiots.
The biggest obstacle to wealth is fear.
People are afraid to think big, but if you think small, you'll only achieve small things.