The only thing we have to fear is
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Of all base passions, fear is the most accursed.
Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.
Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good
we oft might win by fearing to attempt.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to
Fear is excitement without breath.
Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're
If one advances confidently in the direction of
his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau
You gain strength, courage and confidence by every
experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You
must do the thing, which you think you cannot do.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather
the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
The more I traveled the more I realized that fear
makes strangers of people who should be friends.
People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing. That's why we recommend it daily.
We should not let our fears hold us back from pursuing
John F. Kennedy
Confidence comes not from always being right but
from not fearing to be wrong.
Peter T. McIntyre
Nothing in life is to be feared,
it is only to be understood.
Because of their courage, their lack of fear, they
(creative people) are willing to make silly mistakes.
The components of anxiety, stress, fear, and anger
do not exist independently of you in the world. They simply do not
exist in the physical world, even though we talk about them as if
Dr Wayne Dyer
You either move toward something you love or away
from something you fear. The first expands. The second constricts.
It often takes more courage to change one's opinion
than to stick to it.
George Christoph Lichtenberg
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than
outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
You can't discover new oceans unless you have the
courage to leave the shore.
You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful
things happen to you.
Mary Tyler Moore
Be brave enough to live creatively…. You
have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness
of your intuition. What you will discover will be wonderful. What
you will discover will be yourself.
To him who is in fear, everything rustles.
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one
of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning
Try a thing you haven't done three times. Once,
to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it.
And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.
Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a
light shining somewhere nearby.
Ruth E. Renkel