quote by Barack Obama

The American story has never been about things coming easy. It has been about rising to the moment when the moment is hard. About rejecting panicked division for purposeful unity. About seeing a mountaintop from the deepest valley. That is why we remember that some of the most famous words ever spoken by an American came from a president who took office in a time of turmoil: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.

— Barack Obama

Impressive Fear Of Rejection quotations

It is not rejection itself that people fear, it is the possible consequences of rejection. Preparing to accept those consequences and viewing rejection as a learning experience that will bring you closer to success, will not only help you to conquer the fear of rejection, but help you to appreciate rejection itself.


Fear of rejection quote Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.

It is not rejection itself that people fear, it is the possible consequences of rejection. Preparing to accept those consequences and viewing rejection as a learning experience that will bring you closer to success, will not only help you to conquer the fear of rejection, but help you to appreciate rejection itself.

Fear of rejection quote Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. T
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.

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 No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.

As a writer, the worst thing you can do is work in an environment of fear of rejection.

Seems like the light at the end of the tunnel may be you.


Fear of rejection quote The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.
The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.

To the pessimist the light at the end of the tunnel is another train.

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear.

The better you are at communicating, negotiating, and handling your fear of rejection, the easier life is.

Fear of rejection quote I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world wil
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.

We are all tattooed in our cradles with the beliefs of our tribe;

the record may seem superficial, but it is indelible. You cannot educate a man wholly out of the superstitious fears which were early implanted in his imagination; no matter how utterly his reason may reject them...

Each person with his or her history of being accepted or rejected, with his or her past history of inner pain and difficulties in relationships, is different. But in each one there is a yearning for communion and belonging, but at the same time a fear of it. Love is what we most want, yet it is what we fear the most.


This society in which we live is radically changing.

What previous generations saw as evil is now embraced as being good. It is a dangerous and slippery slope upon which we stand when we reject what Solomon called the beginning of wisdom - the fear of God.

Fear of rejection quote Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.

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.

Freethinkers reject faith as a valid tool of knowledge.

Faith is the opposite of reason because reason imposes very strict limits on what can be true, and faith has no limits at all. A Great Escape into faith is no retreat to safety. It is nothing less than surrender.

Hard work is about risk. It begins when you deal with the things that you'd rather not deal with: fear of failure, fear of standing out, fear of rejection. Hard work is about training yourself to leap over this barrier, tunnel under that barrier, drive through the other barrier. And after you've done that, to do it again the next day

Fear of rejection quote Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose.
Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose.

If you're living life from a place of fear, you're not free to take risks or pursue your dreams. If your energy is expended in avoiding failure or rejection, then that energy is used to stay safe, instead of being available to create the life you envision.


Stripped of all their masquerades, the fears of men are quite identical: the fear of loneliness, rejection, inferiority, unmanageable anger, illness and death.

Evolution has programmed us to feel rejection in our guts.

This is how the tribe inforced obedience, by wielding the threat of expulsion. Fear of rejection isn't just psychological; it's biological. It's in our cells.

Fear of rejection quote Fear is what stops you. Courage is what keeps you going.
Fear is what stops you. Courage is what keeps you going.

Rejection-and the fear of rejection-is the biggest impediment we face to choosing ourselves.

Many Canadian nationalists harbour the bizarre fear that should we ever reject royalty, we would instantly mutate into Americans, as though the Canadian sense of self is so frail and delicate a bud, that the only thing stopping it from being swallowed whole by the US is an English lady in a funny hat.

Refuse to let the fear of rejection hold you back. Remember, rejection is never personal.


Fear of rejection quote Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.
Hope is the only thing stronger than fear.
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The fear of not getting the reward becomes the fear of rejection.

The fear of not being good enough... is what makes us try to change, what makes us create an image.

I could write an entertaining novel about rejection slips, but I fear it would be overly long.

What would happen if people practiced openness and honesty? If people talked about their real challenges without shame or fear of rejection? My guess is that people would feel less alone and isolated. People would be willing to share more, and as a result, society would feel more connected to each other and their experiences.

Fear of rejection quote Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your h
Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.

Embracing and rejecting tradition, bound and liberated by faith, torn between obscurantism and reason, self-assured and self-critical, they were a kaleidoscope of fragments, positions held and abandoned, images formed and shattered, God-fearing Jew, God-denying Jew, passionate and indifferent, hero and villain, yea-sayer, nay-sayer.

Attitude, humor and action (persistence) will whip fears and rejection.

Fear of failure doesn't exist, if you believe it doesn't.


I realized that I could have been in galleries much sooner.

I just needed to get past the fear of rejection. I still feel nervous when I approach a new gallery, although it has become more like a job now. The first step on this long road was getting past that initial fear.

Fear of rejection quote Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could
Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could go right.

I do think it imperative that you recover from fear of rejection.

Forgive me, but that is the sin of pride, and you must avoid that particular manifestation of the sin if you are to reach the goal . . . you hope for.

I didn't have a girlfriend until I was 29, and I thought it was because I'm in a wheelchair. And I realized that it's not that, it's because I listened to what the dismissive part of society was telling me and accepted it as truth. There was nothing that was keeping me from dating or falling in love other than the fact that I was scared of being rejected. And everybody has that fear. That's a universal thing.

I felt a variation of the fear that a lot of gay people have, that their families will reject them. I thought if I were to come out to the world then I would risk losing them.

Fear of rejection quote A quiet mind is able to hear intuition over fear.
A quiet mind is able to hear intuition over fear.
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Some people have a fear of rejecting all the security that comes with family, church and state. They become fundamentalists.


Men who as boys felt neglected by their dads often remain distant from their children. The sins of fathers are passed on to children, often through the dynamic of self-protection. It hurts to be neglected, and it creates questions about our value to others. So to avoid feeling the sting of further rejection, we refuse to give that part of ourselves we fear might once again be received with indifference.

The biggest enemies we have to overcome on the road to success are not a lack of ability and a lack of opportunity but fears of failure and rejection and the doubts that they trigger.

There is not a hint of one person who was afraid to draw near him [Jesus].

There were those who mocked him. There were those who were envious of him. There were those who misunderstood him. There were those who revered him. But there was not one person who considered him too holy, too divine, or too celestial to touch. There was not one person who was reluctant to approach him for fear of being rejected.

My outlook was so limited that I assumed that all deviates were openly despised and rejected. Their grief and their fear drew my melancholy nature strongly. At first I only wanted to wallow in their misery, but, as time went by, I longed to reach its very essence. Finally I desired to represent it. By this process I managed to shift homosexuality from being a burden to being a cause. The weight lifted and some of the guilt evaporated.