Death, the most dreaded of all evils, is therefore of no concern to us; for while we exist death is not present, and when death is present we no longer exist.
— Epicurus

My parents dreaded the fact that I was changing my life to do this, but I just kept doing it.
Jason Mraz dreaded quote

It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded, but the fear of pain or death.
— Epictetus

Creditor. One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions.
— Ambrose Bierce

Among precautions against ambition, it may not be amiss to take precautions against our own. I must fairly say, I dread our own power and our own ambition: I dread our being too much dreaded.
— dreaded quotation by Edmund Burke