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45 Fear Quotes

The clouds dispell'd, the sky resum'd her light, And Nature stood recover'd of her fright. But fear, the last of ills, remain'd behind, And horrow heavy sat on every mind.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Theodore and Honoria (l. 336)

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We are not apt to fear for the fearless, when we are companions in their danger.

George Eliot (pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans Cross) Quotes , Source: The Mill on the Floss (bk. VII, ch. V)

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If thy heart fails thee, climb not at all.

Elizabeth I Quotes , Source: Worthies of England (vol. I, p. 419), by Thomas Fuller, (written on window pane under words written

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Fear always springs from ignorance.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes , Source: The American Scholar

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Fear is the parent of cruelty.

James Anthony Froude Quotes , Source: Short Studies on Great Subjects--Party Politics

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There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.

James Anthony Froude Quotes , Source: Short Studies on Great Subjects--Party Politics

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You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.

James Anthony Froude Quotes , Source: Short Studies on Great Subjects--Party Politics

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I am frightened at seeing all the footprints directed towards thy den, and none returning. [Lat., Quia ne vestigia terrent Omnia te adversum spectantia, nulla retrosum.]

Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) Quotes , Source: Epistles (I, 1, 74)

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You are uneasy, . . . you never sailed with me before, I see.

Andrew Jackson Quotes , Source: Parton's Life of Jackson (vol. III, p. 493)

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Shame arises from the fear of men, conscience from the fear of God.

Samuel Johnson Quotes , Source: Recollections of Johnson, From Miss Reynolds

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Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate.

Samuel Johnson Quotes , Source: Recollections of Johnson, From Miss Reynolds

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He had a feeling that the answer was quite different and that he ought to know it, but he could not think of it. He began to get frightened, and that is bad for thinking.

J. R. R. Tolkien Quotes

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Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something and has lost something.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Quotes

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Some people are brave, others are just too stupid to be afraid.

Philip R. Breeze Quotes

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A fool boasts of those who fear him; a wise man's pride is those who respect him.

Philip R. Breeze Quotes

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Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.

Ruth Renkel Quotes

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Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others

G.K. Chesteron Quotes

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I think we have to own the fears that we have of each other, and then, in some practical way, some daily way, figure out how to see people differently than the way we were brought up to.

Alice Walker Quotes

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I came to believe it not true that "the coward dies a thousand deaths, the brave man only one." I think it is the other way around: It is the brave who die a thousand deaths. For it is imagination, and not just conscience, which doth make cowards of us all. Those who do not know fear are not truly brave.

Leo Rosten Quotes

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Hope is ambiguous, but fear is precise.

Leo Rosten Quotes

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