There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.
There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.
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.
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.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
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.
Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.
I don’t trust anybody. Not anybody. And the more that I care about someone, the more sure I am they’re going to get tired of me and take off.
I have accepted fear as part of life – specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back....
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.
What do you fear, lady?" [Aragorn] asked. "A cage," [Éowyn] said. "To stay behind bars, until use and old age accept them, and all chance of doing great deeds is gone beyond recall or desire.
I wonder if fears ever really go away, or if they just lose their power over us.
She had blue skin, And so did he. He kept it hid And so did she. They searched for blue Their whole life through, Then passed right by- And never knew.
I believe that words are strong, that they can overwhelm what we fear when fear seems more awful than life is good.
I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.
A man that flies from his fear may find that he has only taken a short cut to meet it.