Fear Quotes

17 of the best book quotes about fear
  1. #1
    “We can’t be brave in the big world without at least one small safe space to work through our fears and falls.”
  2. #2
    “It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.”
  3. #3
    “Have you any idea how much tyrants fear the people they oppress? All of them realize that, one day, amongst their many victims, there is sure to be one that rises against them and strikes back!”
  4. #4
    “The Duchess! The Duchess! Oh my dear paws! Oh my fur and whiskers! She’ll get me executed, as sure as ferrets are ferrets!”
  5. #5
    “In a serener Bright,
    In a more golden light
    I see
    Each little doubt and fear,
    Each little discord here
  6. #6
    “I remembered that the real world was wide, and that a varied field of hopes and fears, of sensations and excitments, awaited those who had the courage to go forth into it’s expanse, to seek real knowledge of life amidst it’s perils.”
  7. #7
    ″‘Tis harder knowing it is due,
    Than knowing it is here.”
  8. #8
    “While I was fearing it, it came,
    But came with less of fear,
    Because that fearing it so long
    Had almost made it dear.”
  9. #9
    “Thrilled me—filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before;”
  10. #10
    Feel a glory in so rolling
    On the human heart a stone
  11. #11
    “Fear of a name only increases fear of the thing itself.”
  12. #12
    “Most of the really exciting things we do in our lives scare us to death. They wouldn’t be exciting if they didn’t.”
  13. #13
    “The dark does not destroy the light; it defines it. It’s our fear of the dark that casts our joy into the shadows.”
  14. #14
    “A man that flies from his fear may find that he has only taken a short cut to meet it.”
    The Children of Húrin
  15. #15
    “No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear.”
  16. #16
    “There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.”
  17. #17
    “Revolution might sound a little dramatic, but in this world, choosing authenticity and worthiness is an absolute act of resistance. Choosing to live and love with our whole hearts is an act of defiance. You’re going to confuse, piss off, and terrify lots of people--including yourself. One minute you’ll pray that the transformation stops, and the next minute you’ll pray that it never ends. You’ll also wonder how you can feel so brave and so afraid at the same time. At least that’s how I feel most of the time...brave, afraid, and very, very alive.”
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