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Make your faith larger than your fears and your dreams larger than your doubts. Robin Sharma, author
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We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady
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Cowards die many times before their actual deaths Julius Caesar, leader
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You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience which you must stop and look fear in the face. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady
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Hunger, love, pain, fear are some of those inner forces which rule the individual's instinct for self preservation. Albert Einstein, physicist
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Courage is fear holding on a minute longer. General George Patton, military
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If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful! Charles Barkley, athlete
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Courage is not the absence of fear, but the conquest of it. William Danforth, author
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It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong. Abraham Lincoln, president
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It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both. Niccolo Machiavelli, writer
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A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning. Billie Jean King, athlete
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I never feared about my skills because I put in the work. Work ethic eliminates fear. Michael Jordan, athlete
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My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world. Jack Layton, politician
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Great achievers are driven, not so much by the pursuit of success, but by the fear of failure. Larry Ellison, businessman
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Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate. John F. Kennedy, president
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Excessive fear and self-doubt that were the greatest detractors of personal genius. Robert T. Kiyosaki, businessman
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Too many people don't do things for fear of falling. You'll never get good unless you fall. Experiences and new accomplishments are feelings we should never lose. Robin Quivers, celebrity
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I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times. Bruce Lee, actor
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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. Mark Twain, author
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We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality. Marcus Annaeus Seneca, rhetorician
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No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now. Alan Watts, philosopher
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Being scared is part of being alive. Accept it. And walk through it. Robin Sharma, author
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We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict. Jim Morrison, musician
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Fear only two: God, and the man who has no fear of God. Proverbs,
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Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free. Jim Morrison, musician
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If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy Dale Carnegie, writer
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He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear. Proverbs,
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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. Nelson Mandela, statesman
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Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. Les Brown, motivational speaker
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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. Mark Twain, author
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America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. Harry S. Truman, president
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Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours. Swedish Proverbs,
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Don't you see that the lion is silent and yet feared, while the dog barks constantly and is despised? Imam Shafi'i, jurist
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Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Do the thing we fear, and the death of fear is certain. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Don't let the fear of striking out hold you back. Babe Ruth, athlete
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Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric. Bertrand Russell, philosopher
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The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people. Noam Chomsky, activist
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Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will. James Stephens, poet
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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. Marianne Williamson, author
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Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears. Arthur Koestler, novelist
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Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil. Aristotle, philosopher
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There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho, novelist
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People are only mean when they're threatened, and that's what our culture does. That's what our economy does. Mitch Albom, writer
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You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you. Eric Hoffer, writer
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Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose. Yoda, jedi
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Fear always springs from ignorance. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. Dale Carnegie, writer
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Fear of a name increases fear of the thing itself. J. K. Rowling, author
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Your excuses are just the lies your fears have sold you. Robin Sharma, author
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Fears are nothing more than states of mind. Napoleon Hill, writer
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The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead. Albert Einstein, physicist
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Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don't be afraid. Frederick Buechner, clergyman
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We often pretend to fear what we really despise, and more often despise what we really fear. Charles Caleb Colton, writer
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Let us never negotiate out of fear but let us never fear to negotiate. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, president
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A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me. Abraham Lincoln, president
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Fear is the mother of morality. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
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Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others. Robert Louis Stevenson, writer
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Exploiting people's emotions of fear, envy and anxiety is not hope, it's not change, it's partisanship. We don't need partisanship. We don't need demagoguery, we need solutions. Paul Ryan, politician
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Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate it; a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise. Cyril Connolly, intellectual
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Fear is not the enemy. Paralysis is the enemy. Seth Godin, writer
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Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman. Marian Anderson, musician
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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. Buddha, leader
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Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid. Lady Bird Johnson, first lady
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My fear... is my substance, and probably the best part of me. Franz Kafka, novelist
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The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends. Shirley Maclaine, actress
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There is no passion so contagious as that of fear. Michel de Montaigne, philosopher
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I've developed a new philosophy... I only dread one day at a time. Charles Monroe Schulz,
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Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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Even the bravest men are frightened by sudden terrors. Tacitus, historian
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Fear is what kills us. Source Unknown,
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When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty. Thomas Jefferson, president
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I'm intimidated by the fear of being average. Taylor Swift, musician
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A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation... is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run. George Matthew Adams, editor
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Men are moved by two levers only: fear and self interest. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader
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The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction. Bible proverbs,
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First you jump off the cliff and you build wings on the way down. Ray Bradbury, writer
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Fear does not have any special power unless you empower it by submitting to it. Les Brown, motivational speaker
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Since we fear most that which is unknown to us, defining moments of change occur when we choose to know our fear. Lee J. Colan, author
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I know what I am fleeing from, but not what I am in search of. Michel de Montaigne, philosopher
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Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends. Shirley Maclaine, actress
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Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet
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He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. Bertrand Russell, philosopher
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If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles. Sun Tzu, philosopher
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Just as courage imperils life; fear protects it. Leonardo DaVinci, painter
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Do what you fear most and you control fear. Tom Hopkins, businessman
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We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them. Livy,
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There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to your fear. General George Patton, military
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Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed. Source Unknown,
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Action conquers fear. Peter Nivio Zarlenga,
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Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence. Aristotle, philosopher
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It's an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That's always been a tug of war for me. Jodie Foster, actress
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The great strength of the totalitarian state is that it forces those who fear it to imitate it. Adolf Hitler, criminal
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He who doesn't fear death dies only once. Giovanni Falcone, judge
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Fear the man who fears you. Proverbs,
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It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. Marcus Aurelius, emperor
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No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear. Edmund Burke, statesman
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Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. Dale Carnegie, writer
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It is better to be frightened now than killed hereafter Sir Winston Churchill, politician
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Fear is the biggest motivator. Bill Dixon, musician
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There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear. Jawaharlal Nehru, leader
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If you listen to your fears, you will die never knowing what a great person you might have been. Robert H. Schuller, clergyman
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Do what you fear and fear disappears. Dr. David Schwartz,
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Where the fear is, happiness is not. Marcus Annaeus Seneca, rhetorician
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Fearless minds climb soonest into crowns. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live Dorothy Thompson, journalist
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Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing. Source Unknown,
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Fear is proof of a degenerate mind. Virgil, poet
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Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death. Erik H. Erikson, psychologist
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There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear. George S. Patton, soldier
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I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law. Aristotle, philosopher
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Discipline strengthens the mind so that it becomes impervious to the corroding influence of fear. Bernard Law Montgomery, soldier
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Don't give in to your fears. If you do, you won't be able to talk to your heart. Paulo Coelho, novelist
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The fear of loss is a path to the Dark Side. Yoda, jedi
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Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten. Mary Catherine Bateson, scientist
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For it is not death or hardship that is a fearful thing, but the fear of death and hardship. Epictetus, philosopher
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How very little can be done under the spirit of fear. Florence Nightingale, activist
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Fear God and you need not fear anyone else. Woodrow Wilson, president
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Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence. Aristotle, philosopher
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Let us go forth with fear and courage and rage to save the world. Grace Paley, writer
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The best political weapon is the weapon of terror. Cruelty commands respect. Men may hate us. But, we don't ask for their love; only for their fear. Heinrich Himmler, criminal
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Faith activates God - Fear activates the Enemy. Joel Osteen, clergyman
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Let not the fear of the wolf keep you from the forest. Russian Proverbs,
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He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear. John Dryden, poet
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Fear may come true that which one is afraid of. Victor Frankl,
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Confront your fears, list them, get to know them, and only then will you be able to put them aside and move ahead. Jerry Gillies, author
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Fear guides more than gratitude. Oliver Goldsmith, poet
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Action cures fear, inaction creates terror. Doug Horton,
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Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear. Zora Neale Hurston, dramatist
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Shame arises from the fear of men, conscience from the fear of God. Samuel Johnson, author
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I am deliberate and afraid of nothing. Audre Lorde, poet
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The thing I fear most is fear. Michel de Montaigne, philosopher
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I have a fear of failure. Joe Montana, athlete
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A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand. Marcus Annaeus Seneca, rhetorician
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The best safety lies in fear. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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To him who is in fear everything rustles. Sophocles, poet
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Discipline is simply the art of making the soldiers fear their officers more than the enemy. Claude Adrien Helvetius, philosopher
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They hate whom they fear. Quintus Ennius, poet
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I've probably earned the right to screw up a few times. I don't want the fear of failure to stop me from doing what I really care about. Emma Watson, actress
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The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity. Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman
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Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness. James Thurber, comedian
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Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear. William E. Gladstone, leader
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People fear death even more than pain. It's strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend. Jim Morrison, musician
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I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve. Charles de Montesquieu, philosopher
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When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism. Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer
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An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger. Confucius, philosopher
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A merchant who approaches business with the idea of serving the public well has nothing to fear from the competition. James Cash Penney, businessman
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I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it. Steve Irwin, scientist
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If you're short on passion, it might be because your goals are too small or the fear is too big. Seth Godin, writer
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