Fear is only as deep as the mind allows.
The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.
Who sees all beings in his own self, and his own self in all beings, loses all fear.
Isa Upanishad, Hindu Scripture
Power is of two kinds. One is obtained by the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent then the one derived from fear of punishment.
Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.
John F. Kennedy
We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
Fear is the cheapest room in the house.
I would like to see you living
In better conditions.
The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
A man who is not afraid is not aggressive, a man who has no sense of fear of any kind is really a free, a peaceful man.
I must not fear.
Fear is the mind-killer.
Fear is the little-death
that brings total obliteration.
I will face my fear.
I will permit it to pass over me and through me.
And when it has gone past
I will turn the inner eye to see its path.
Where the fear has gone
there will be nothing.
Only I will remain.
The Ben Gesserit Litany against fear
Dune by Frank Herbert
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