20 Quotes on Fear

Fear often holds people back from doing what they really want in life. Over the years I have learnt a lot about fear and some of these quotes may hold some inspiration for you!

  1. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”~ Les Brown
  2. “Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.” ~ Ambrose Redmoon
  3. “If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgement of them. And it is in your power to wipe out that judgement now.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
  4. “Men are not afraid of things, but of how they view them.” ~ Epictetus
  5. “Feed your faith and your fears with starve to death.” ~ Unknown
  6. “Do not let your fears choose your destiny.” ~ Unknown
  7. “You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.” ~ Mary Manin Morrissey
  8. “You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  9. “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  10. “You can’t discover new oceans unless you have the courage to leave the shore.” ~ Anonymous
  11. “We must travel in the direction of our fear.” ~ John Berryman
  12. “I failed my way to success.” ~ Thomas Edison
  13. “When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale
  14. “Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.” ~ Bill Cosby
  15. “Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the ‘someday I’ll’ philosophy.” ~ Denis Waitley
  16. “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” ~ Elbert Hubbard
  17. “Where fear is, happiness is not.” ~ Seneca
  18. “Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  19. “Feel the fear and do it anyway.” ~ Susan Jeffers
  20. “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.” ~ Marie Curie

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