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14 Quotes To Help You Overcome Your Fears

We all have fears…and some are even less scary than fighting a 7-foot martial arts specialist.

14 Quotes About Fear

1) “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” — Bruce Lee

2) “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy!” — Dale Carnegie

3) “Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid of only standing still.” — Chinese Proverb

4) “Have no fear of perfection…you’ll never reach it.” — Salvador Dali

5) “Never take counsel of your fears.” — Andrew Jackson

6) “He who is afraid of a thing gives it power over him.” — Moorish Proverb

7) “Half the things that people do not succeed in are through fear of making the attempt.” — James Northcote

8) “Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.” — Ambrose Redmoon

9) “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” — Mark Twain

10) “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” — Kenny Rogers

11) “Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.” — Bill Cosby

12) “You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

13) ”One ought never to turn one’s back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half.” — Sir Winston Churchill

14) “Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” – Master Yoda

3 Comments

  • Jedi

    Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” – Master Yoda

  • http://www.robdkelly.com Rob Kelly

    Thanks for the contribution, Jedi! — I just added Master Yoda’s words of wisdom on fear to the list (#14).

  • http://www.robdkelly.com Rob Kelly

    Thanks for the contribution, Jedi! — I just added Master Yoda’s words of wisdom on fear to the list (#14).