You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.
~Mary Manin Morrissey
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.
Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop.
~Usman B. Asif
Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others.
~Robert Louis Stevenson
Panic at the thought of doing a thing is a challenge to do it.
~Henry S. Haskins
The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear - fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable. What he wants above everything else is safety.
~Henry Louis Mencken
There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear.
~George S. Patton
Many of our fears are tissue-paper-thin, and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them.
There is much in the world to make us afraid. There is much more in our faith to make us unafraid.
~Frederick W. Cropp
There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.
Fear is faith that it won't work out.
~Sister Mary Tricky
Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.
Fear is the father of courage and the mother of safety.
~Henry H. Tweedy
Fear is the highest fence.
Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them... they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight.
~Orison Swett Marden
Fear is the needle that pierces us that it may carry a thread to bind us to heaven.
To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.
~Katherine Paterson, Jacob Have I Loved
Fear has a large shadow, but he himself is small.
Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.
To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Every man, through fear, mugs his aspirations a dozen times a day.
Fear cannot take what you do not give it.
Fear is just your feelings asking for a hug.
~Danielle Sanchez-Witzel and Michael Pennie, My Name is Earl, "South of the Border Part Uno/Dos," original airdate 7 December 2006, spoken by the character Joy Turner
He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Those who fear life are already three parts dead.
Fear makes us feel our humanity.
A cheerful frame of mind, reinforced by relaxation... is the medicine that puts all ghosts of fear on the run.
~George Matthew Adams
There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls.
Fear is static that prevents me from hearing myself.
Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.
Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
If a man harbors any sort of fear, it percolates through all thinking, damages his personality and makes him a landlord to a ghost.
A cat bitten once by a snake dreads even rope.
Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of the light?
Fear: False Evidence Appearing Real.
Fear is a slinking cat I find beneath the lilacs of my mind.
I would sort out all the arguments and see which belonged to fear and which to creativeness. Other things being equal, I would make the decision which had the larger number of creative reasons on its side.
~Katharine Butler Hathaway
He who fears something gives it power over him.
Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death.
He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear.
There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.
Fear can be headier than whiskey, once man has acquired a taste for it.
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journals, 1833
Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile... initially scared me to death.
To lead is difficult when you're a follower of fear.
I have accepted fear as a part of life - specifically the fear of change.... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back.
The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.
~Lady Bird Johnson