Fear Quotes

We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.


Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.

Benjamin Franklin

The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Things done well and with a care, exempt themselves from fear.

William Shakespeare

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.

Mark Twain

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.

Nelson Mandela

Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.

Jim Morrison

Those who own much have much to fear.

Rabindranath Tagore

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.

Marcus Aurelius

We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict.

Jim Morrison

Fear is exciting for me.

Ayrton Senna

If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

Dale Carnegie

Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.

Richard Bach

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

Bertrand Russell

Those who love to be feared fear to be loved.

Saint Francis de Sales

Love will find a way through paths where wolves fear to prey.

Lord Byron

Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.

James Thurber