Quotations About / On: FEAR

  • 1.
    Those who love to be feared fear to be loved, and they themselves are more afraid than anyone, for whereas other men fear only them, they fear everyone.
    (Francis De Sales, Saint (1567-1622), French churchman, devotional writer. quoted by Bishop Jean-Pierre Camus in The Spirit of Saint Francis de Sales, ch. 7, sct. 3 (1952).)
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  • 2.
    It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man.
    (Georges Bernanos (1888-1948), French novelist, political writer. M. Olivier, in The Diary of a Country Priest, ch. 7 (1936).)
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  • 3.
    The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed, but also the fear of a sudden and unexpected clutch out of the darkness.
    (Elias Canetti (b. 1905), Austrian novelist, philosopher. "The Fear of Being Touched," Crowds and Power (1960, trans. 1962).)
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  • 4.
    Blind fear that seeing reason leads finds safer footing than blind reason stumbling without fear. To fear the worst oft cures the worst.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Cressida, in Troilus and Cressida, act 3, sc. 2, l. 71-3. Proverbial.)
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  • 5.
    Fear of expression due to fear of rejection stifles art.
    (life)
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  • 6.
    Fear fears none except fearless me
    (Fear)
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  • 7.
    He who fears not death fears not a threat.
    (Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. The Count, in The Cid, act 2, sc. 1 (1637).)
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  • 8.
    The thing I fear most is fear.
    (Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. "Of Fear," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. I, ch. 18, Simon Millanges, Bordeaux, first edition (1580).)
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  • 9.
    He who fears he will suffer, already suffers from his fear.
    (Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. "Of Experience," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. III, ch. 13, Abel Langelier, Paris (1595).)
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  • 10.
    What fear has once made me will, I am bound still to will when without fear.
    (Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. "Of the Useful and the Honorable," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. III, ch. 1, Abel Langelier, Paris (1588).)
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