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Do one thing every day that scares you.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Conquering fear
The first duty of man is to conquer fear; he must get rid of it, he cannot act till then.
Thomas Carlyle

Don't give in
Don't give in to your fears. If you do, you won't be able to talk to your heart.
Paulo Coelho

Encounter with God and with eternity
Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity.
Paulo Coelho

Fear and hope
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
Baruch Spinoza

Fear itself
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Fear of the dark
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.

Fear of the worst
It is the strange fate of man, that even in the greatest of evils the fear of the worst continues to haunt him.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Fear seems to have many causes
Fear seems to have many causes. Fear of loss, fear of failure, fear of being hurt, and so on, but ultimately all fear is the ego's fear of death, of annihilation. To the ego, death is always just around the corner. In this mind-identified state, fear of death affects every aspect of your life.
Eckhart Tolle

We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.

Have no fear of perfection
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Salvador Dali

Ignorance vs fear
Ignorance is the parent of fear.
Herman Melville

Men! The only animal in the world to fear.
D. H. Lawrence

More courage
Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear.
Umberto Eco

My fear
My fear is my substance, and probably the best part of me.
Franz Kafka

Never knowing fear
None but a coward dares to boast that he has never known fear.
Bertrand Russell

Power does not corrupt
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
John Steinbeck

The fear of failure
There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
Paulo Coelho

To conquer fear
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Bertrand Russell

To him who is in fear
To him who is in fear everything rustles.

Without many fears
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Francis Bacon

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