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Inspiring Quotes to Help You Face Your Fears

Fear Quotes

A confronted fear is no longer fear; it becomes your hard-earned victory. On the other, an un-faced fear keeps stabbing your heart and mind for no reason. So show some courage and face your fears, starting from the smallest one, then another, step by step. And if in this journey, there is a loved one with you, then great, but if you are alone, then be your own loved one. And to help you in facing your deepest darkest fears, we have brought these Fear Quotes and Sayings.

Life is short and it would be amazing if you could lead it fear-free. And you don’t need to burden yourself with things that do not concern you. Just make sure you are not scared of anything that comes your way on a day-to-day basis. Whether it is a situation, a person, or any other thing, once you have faced it, the fear goes away a bit but not fully. And that is fine. You did not lose. You may need to confront it more than once to be totally cool with it. Just like practice makes a man perfect, confronting makes your fear go away.

Read on and try to collect your courage bit by bit and it is perfectly ok to take your time in this journey. Just make sure you come out a winner. So here is this fearless collection of Fear Quotes and Saying that will help you conquer all that you are scared of:

Fear Quotes

  • “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

  • “The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.” -John C. Maxwell
  • “The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.” –Gandhi
  • “Anything I’ve ever done that ultimately was worthwhile… initially scared me to death.” -Betty Bender
  • “Living with fear stops us taking risks, and if you don’t go out on the branch, you’re never going to get the best fruit.” -Sarah Parish
  • “Fear has two meanings: ‘Forget Everything And Run’ or ‘Face Everything And Rise.’ The choice is yours.” -Zig Ziglar

  • “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
  • “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
  • “Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death.”
  • “To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.” -Soren Kierkegaard
  • “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
  • “Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the Ark, professionals built the Titanic.”

  • “Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop.” -Usman B. Asif
  • “Don’t fear, just live right.” -Neal A. Maxwell
  • “It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.” -Marcus Aurelius
  • “Who sees all beings in his own self, and his own self in all beings loses all fear.” -Isa Upanishad, Hindu Scripture
  • “We are more often frightened than hurt, and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.” -Seneca
  • “Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are our own fears.” -Rudyard Kipling
  • “Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.” -James Stephens

  • “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
  • “Fears are educated into us, and can if we wish, be educated out.” -Karl Augustus Menninger
  • “Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death.” -James F. Byrnes
  • “Ignorance is the parent of fear.” -Herman Melville
  • “Fear: False Evidence Appearing Real.” -Unknown
  • “I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.” -William Allen White

  • “The best way out is always through.” -Robert Frost
  • “Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends.” -Shirley Maclaine
  • “If you’re not willing to risk, you cannot grow. If you cannot grow, you cannot be your best. If you cannot be your best, you cannot be happy. If you cannot be happy, what else is there?” -Les Brown
  • “You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.” -Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “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
  • “Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.” -Bertrand Russell
  • “There are times when fear is good.  It must keep its watchful place at the heart’s controls.” -Aeschylus

  • “Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire.” -Dale Carnegie

Famous Quotes About Fear

  • “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

  • “Do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Where no hope is left, is left no fear.” -Milton
  • “Laughter is poison to fear.” -George R.R. Martin
  • “Fear is only as deep as the mind allows.” -Japanese Proverb

  • “Fear makes us feel our humanity.” -Benjamin Disraeli
  • “To overcome fear, here’s all you have to do: realize the fear is there, and do the action you fear anyway.” — Peter McWilliams
  • “If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.” -Marcus Aurelius
  • “Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.” -Arnold Glasow

  • “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
  • “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” -Anais Nin
  • “Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.” -Aristotle
  • “Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it… that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.” -Dale Carnegie
  • “Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.”  – Joseph Campbell
  • “In time we hate that which we often fear.” -William Shakespeare
  • “Fear is the needle that pierces us that it may carry a thread to bind us to heaven.” – James Hastings
  • “There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them.” – Andre Gide
  • “Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

  • “The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.” -Lady Bird Johnson
  • “Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.” -Louis E. Boone
  • “Find out what you’re afraid of and go live there.” -Chuck Palahniuk
  • “No power so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.” -Edmund Burke
  • “Fears are stories we tell ourselves.”
  • “There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice.” -Mark Twain
  • “Fear has a large shadow, but he himself is small.” -Ruth Gendler

  • “You miss 100% of the shots you didn’t take.” -Wayne Gretzky
  • “When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it.” -Norman Vincent Peale
  • “Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure; it just means you haven’t succeeded yet.” -Robert H. Schuller

  • “Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.” -Zig Ziglar
  • “Fear has its use, but cowardice has none.” –Gandhi
  • “Do one thing every day that scares you.” -Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” –Yoda
  • “Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.” -Napoleon Hill
  • “Feel the fear and do it anyway.” -Susan Jeffers
  • “Have no fear of perfection. You’ll never reach it.”  -Salvador Dali
  • “He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Where fear is, happiness is not.” – Seneca
  • “You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.” -Dale Carnegie
  • “To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another.”  -Katherine Paterson

  • “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” -Les Brown
  • “There is no failure except in no longer trying.” -Elbert Hubbard
  • “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
  • “Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is freedom.” -Mary Ferguson
  • “We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets.” -Marilyn Monroe
  • “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” -Mark Twain
  • “What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” -Vincent van Gogh

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Quotes about overcoming Fear

  • There is no illusion greater than fear. -Lao Tzu

  • “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
  • “Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” -Francis Chan
  • “Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” -Jack Canfield
  • “Extreme fear can neither fight nor fly.” -William Shakespeare
  • “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” -Confucius
  • “People living deeply have no fear of death.” -Anais Nin
  • Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” -Winston Churchill
  • “Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.” –Helen Keller
  • “Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.” -William Shakespeare

  • “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” -Dale Carnegie
  • “Do not be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” -John Rockefeller
  • “Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.” -Benjamin Franklin
  • “Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.” -W. Clement Stone
  • “Men are not afraid of things, but of how they view them.” -Epictetus
  • “Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.” -Napoleon Hill
  • “My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.” –Abraham Lincoln
  • “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” -Theodore Roosevelt
  • “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” -Babe Ruth
  • “No man is a failure who is enjoying life.” -William Feather

  • “I failed my way to success.” -Thomas Edison
  • “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
  • “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
  • “In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

You are a human and it is totally fine if some things inflict certain fears in you. But what is not ok is that if you are deeply affected by your fears. So write down every fear that scares you and face them one by one. We wish you a fearless day ahead.

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  1. Thank you very much for your website here. It really assist my pending fears I had been carrying. Yes, it is very true that our minds carry fear/s upon our decisions and or situations around us. Failing to deal with such fear really affect the whole being of us and ignoring who we are.

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