I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.— Alexander The Great
Astounding Not Afraid quotations
Do not be like the cat who wanted a fish but was afraid to get his paws wet.
I plead with you--never, ever give up on hope, never doubt, never tire, and never become discouraged. Be not afraid.
I'm not afraid to fail...I'm scared to death of dying and having the Lord say to me, 'Angelica, this is what you might have done had you trusted more.
Those who are skilled in combat do notbecome angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. Thus the wise win before they fight, while the ignorant fight to win.
Every night when I go out on stage, there's always one nagging fear in the back of my mind. I'm always afraid that somewhere out there, there is one person in the audience that I'm not going to offend!
I am a forest, and a night of dark trees: but he who is not afraid of my darkness, will find banks full of roses under my cypresses.
I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.
I'm not afraid of failure; I'm afraid of succeeding at things that don't matter.
A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths.
Life is just the same as learning to swim.
Do not be afraid of making mistakes, for there is no other way of learning how to live!
I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
I am not afraid that the people called Methodists should ever cease to exist either in Europe or America. But I am afraid lest they should only exist as a dead sect, having the form of religion without the power. And this undoubtedly will be the case unless they hold fast both the doctrine, spirit, and discipline with which they first set out.
Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Nothing will stop us. The road to the stars is steep and dangerous. But we're not afraid . . . Space flights can't be stopped. This isn't the work of one man or even a group of men. It is a historical process which mankind is carrying out in accordance with the natural laws of human development.
I'm not the guy who's afraid of failure. I like to take risks, take the big shot and all that.
Do not be afraid of spending quality time by yourself.
Find meaning or don’t find meaning but “steal” some time and give it freely and exclusively to your own self. Opt for privacy and solitude. That doesn’t make you antisocial or cause you to reject the rest of the world. But you need to breathe. And you need to be.
Understand: you are one of a kind. Your character traits are a kind of chemical mix that will never be repeated in history. There are ideas unique to you, a specific rhythm and perspective that are your strengths, not your weaknesses. You must not be afraid of your uniqueness and you must care less and less what people think of you.
We want women leaders today as never before.
Leaders who are not afraid to be called names and who are willing to go out and fight. I think women can save civilization. Women are persons.
If the only thing people learned was not to be afraid of their experience, that alone would change the world.
We are not afraid of economic sanctions or military intervention.
What we are afraid of is Western universities.
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.
The good are not worried, the wise are not confused, and the brave are not afraid.
Do not be afraid; our fate Cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.
On the court, I'm not afraid of anything. I try to have confidence and have a belief in myself.
Do not be afraid of your difficulties.
Do not wish you could be in other circumstances than you are. For when you have made the best of an adversity, it becomes the stepping stone to a splendid opportunity.
Atheism is a fairy story for people afraid of the Light.
Each day holds a surprise. But only if we expect it can we see, hear, or feel it when it comes to us. Let's not be afraid to receive each day's surprise, whether it comes to us as sorrow or as joy It will open a new place in our hearts, a place where we can welcome new friends and celebrate more fully our shared humanity.
You want to do something for the Lord.
..do it. Whatever you feel needs to be done, even though youre shaking in your boots, youre scared to death -- take the first step forward. The grace comes with that one step and you get the grace as you step. Being afraid is not a problem; its doing nothing when you feel afraid.
Don't be afraid of opposition. Remember, a kite rises against, not with, the wind.
The most important relationship we can all have is the one you have with yourself, the most important journey you can take is one of self-discovery. To know yourself, you must spend time with yourself, you must not be afraid to be alone. Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
If you know someone who has lost a child, and you're afraid to mention them because you think you might make them sad by reminding them that they died-you're not reminding them. They didn't forget they died. What you're reminding them of is that you remembered that they lived, and that is a great gift.
Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed.
You cannot un-educate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore. Cesar Chavez Address to the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Nov. 9, 1984
You are not born racist. You are born into a racist society. And like anything else, if you can learn it, you can unlearn it. But some people choose not to unlearn it, because they're afraid they'll lose power if they share with other people. We are afraid of sharing power. That's what it's all about.
Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another steppingstone to greatness.