quote by Francis of Assisi

What do you have to fear? Nothing. Whom do you have to fear? No one. Why? Because whoever has joined forces with God obtains three great privileges: omnipotence without power, intoxication without wine, and life without death.

— Francis of Assisi

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Do not fear death quote Do not fear death, but rather the unlived life.

Do not fear death, but rather the unlived life.

I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.

Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not.

If death is, I am not. Why should I fear that which can only exist when I do not?

Do not fear death quote Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death.

Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death.

I have no fear of death, so I don't think about it.

I love the adrenalin kick that danger brings. Others get their kicks bungee jumping from tall buildings. I'm very, very competitive. I want to be the best at everything I do. It's not driving - it's everything - it might be playing my guitar, I try to be the best at it as I possibly can.

I have a certainty about eternity that is a wonderful thing, and I thank God for giving me that certainty. I do not fear death. I may fear a little bit about the process, but not death itself, because I think the moment that my spirit leaves this body, I will be in the presence of the Lord.

Firstly, do not fear hardship, and secondly, do not fear death.

Do not fear death quote Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death.

Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death.

Do not fear death so much, but rather the inadequate life.

People do not die for us immediately, but remain bathed in a sort of aura of life which bears no relation to true immortality but through which they continue to occupy our thoughts in the same way as when they were alive. It is as though they were traveling abroad.

My Lord God, I have no idea where I am going.

I do not see the road ahead of me...you will lead me by the right road, though I may know nothing about it. Therefore I will trust you always though I may seem to be lost and in the shadow of death. I will not fear, for you are ever with me, and you will never leave me to face my perils alone.

Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of trauma, I will fear no concussion.

Letting go of someone we love is the hardest thing we will ever do.

Some people never surrender to love for the fear of being hurt. But to not have loved, to not have felt the immense joy it brings, would have been a far worse kind of death.

I am sent to you to confute, not to embrace your heresy.

The Catholic religion is the faith of all ages, I fear not death. . . Pardon my enemies, O Lord: blinded by passion they know not what they do. Lord Jesus, have mercy on me. Mary, Mother of God, succor me!

I do not fear death. I know it is coming, and I do not fear it, because I believe there is nothing on the other side of death to fear.

When you do not realize that you are one with the river, or one with the universe, you have fear. Whether it is separated into drops or not, water is water. Our life and death are the same thing. When we realize this fact, we have no fear of death anymore.

To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise without really being wise, for it is to think that we know what we do not know.

A man does not die of love or his liver or even of old age; he dies of being a man.

I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death.

Brutes are deprived of the high advantages which we have;

but they have some which we have not. They have not our hopes, but theyare without our fears; they are subject like us to death, but without knowing it; even most of them are more attentive than we to self-preservation, and do not make so bad a use of their passions.

Water, earth, air, fire, and the other parts of this structure of mine are no more instruments of your life than instruments of your death. Why do you fear your last day? It contributes no more to your death than each of the others. The last step does not cause the fatigue, but reveals it. All days travel toward death, the last one reaches it.

Why should I live? Why should I do anything? Is there in life any purpose which the inevitable death that awaits me does not undo and destroy?

Do I fear death? No, I am not afraid of being dead because there's nothing to be afraid of, I won't know it. I fear dying, of dying I feel a sense of waste about it and I fear a sordid death, where I am incapacitated or imbecilic at the end which isn't something to be afraid of, it's something to be terrified of.

Most men ebb and flow in wretchedness between the fear of death and the hardship of life; they are unwilling to live, and yet they do not know how to die.

To fear death, gentlemen, is no other than to think oneself wise when one is not, to think one knows what one does not know.

Most men ebb and flow in wretchedness between the fear of death and the hardship of life; they are unwilling to live, and yet they do not know how to die.

Why, what should be the fear? I do not set my life at a pin's fee.

If you are deemed insane, then all actions that would oherwise prove you are not do, in actuality, fall into the framework of an insane person’s actions. Your sound protests constitute denial. Your valid fears are deemed paranoia. Your survival instincts are labeled defense mechanisms. It’s a no-win situation. It’s a death penalty really.

What can they suffer that do not fear to die?

God will not have his work made manifest by cowards.

Always, always, always, always, always do what you are afraid to do. Do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain.

They who stand with breaking hearts around this little grave, need have no fear.

The larger and the nobler faith in all that is, and is to be, tells us that death, even at its worst, is only perfect rest ... The dead do not suffer.

Why should I fear death? If I am, then death is not.

If Death is, then I am not. Why should I fear that which can only exist when I do not? Long time men lay oppressed with slavish fear. Religious tyranny did domineer. At length the mighty one of Greece Began to assent the liberty of man.

In other centuries, human beings wanted to be saved, or improved, or freed, or educated. But in our century, they want to be entertained. The great fear is not of disease or death, but of boredom. A sense of time on our hands, a sense of nothing to do. A sense that we are not amused.

I do not cling to life sufficiently to fear death.

I have been mortal, and some part of me is mortal yet.

I am full of tears and hunger and the fear of death, although I cannot weep, and I want nothing, and I cannot die. I am not like the others now, for no unicorn was ever born who could regret, but I do. I regret.

Only those are fit to live who do not fear to die;

and none are fit to die who have shrunk from the joy of life and the duty of life. Both life and death are parts of the same Great Adventure.

To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for it is to think that we know what we do not know. For anything that men can tell, death may be the greatest good that can happen to them: but they fear it as if they know quite well that it was the greatest of evils. And what is this but that shameful ignorance of thinking that we know what we do not know?

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