50 Amazing Quotes About Facing Your Fears

Fighting fear is difficult as this destructive emotion can stop us from achieving great things and prevents us from being the person we wish to be. There are many ways to handle fears however it is not an easy task. Fear can have many reasons and it is vital to take care of this problem without delay. Here 50 amazing quotes about facing your fears. You can write them down in your diary or print out on the wall to receive some dose of daily motivation.

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  • “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” – Marie Curie
  • “There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.” – Mark Twain
  • “One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do.” – Henry Ford
  • “Find out what you’re afraid of and go live there.” – Chuck Palahniuk
  • “The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” – Joseph Campbell
  • “Ignorance is the parent of fear.” – Herman Melville
  • “The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost
  • “The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.” – Lady Bird Johnson
  • “Fear makes us feel our humanity.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  • “Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.” – Steve Jobs
  • “Fear: False Evidence Appearing Real.” – Unknown
  • “Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.” – Arnold Glasow
  • “Fear has two meanings: ‘Forget Everything And Run’ or ‘Face Everything And Rise.’ The choice is yours.” – Zig Ziglar
  • “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” – H. P. Lovecraft
  • “The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.” – John C. Maxwell
  • “If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?” – Confucius
  • “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.” – Virgil Thomson
  • “Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.” –  Shirley Maclaine
  • “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • “You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.” – Eric Hoffer
  • “Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire.” – Dale Carnegie
  • “Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  • “When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • “There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.” – Andre Gide
  • “Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death.” – James F. Byrnes
  • “Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop.” – Usman B. Asif
  • “Fears are stories we tell ourselves.” – Unknown
  • “Fear has a large shadow, but he himself is small.” – Ruth Gendler
  • “I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.” – William Allen White
  • “To overcome fear, here’s all you have to do: realize the fear is there, and do the action you fear anyway.” – Peter McWilliams
  • “I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.” – Rosa Parks
  • “People living deeply have no fear of death.” – Anais Nin
  • “Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are our own fears.” – Rudyard Kipling
  • “Laughter is poison to fear.” – George R.R. Martin
  • “Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.” – Bertrand Russell
  • “To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.” – Soren Kierkegaard
  • “No power so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.” – Edmund Burke
  • “Fears are educated into us, and can if we wish, be educated out.” – Karl Augustus Menninger
  • “Fear is only as deep as the mind allows.” – Japanese Proverb
  • “Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.” – James Stephens
  • “Where no hope is left, is left no fear.” – John Milton
  • “In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Don’t fear, just live right.” – Neal A. Maxwell
  • “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin
  • “The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.” – Gandhi
  • “Do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” – Plato
  • “Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death.” – Unknown
  • “Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” – Jack Canfield

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