Quotations About / On: FEAR

  • 11.
    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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  • 12.
    When there is nothing to fear is the time to begin fearing everything.
    (José Bergamín (1895-1983), Spanish writer. El cohete y la estrella (The Rocket and the Star), p. 51, Madrid, Biblioteca de Indice (1923).)
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  • 13.
    It may be you fear more to deliver judgment upon me than I fear judgment.
    (Giordano Bruno (1548-1600), Italian philosopher. Quoted in Life of Giordano Bruno, ch. 11, I. Frith (1887). Said to the inquisitors who had condemned him to death.)
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  • 14.
    I would soon fear him, if he did not still fear me.
    (Jean Racine (1639-1699), French playwright. Agrippina, in Britannicus, act 1, sc. 1 (1669). Agrippina is speaking of her son, Nero.)
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  • 15.
    Have others fear you, and I will have no fear.
    (Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Laodice to her beloved, in Nicomède, act 1, sc. 1 (1651).)
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  • 16.
    Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate.
    (John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917-1963), U.S. Democratic politician, president. Jan. 20, 1961. inaugural address, quoted in Kennedy, pt. 3, ch. 9, Theodore C. Sorenson (1965).)
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  • 17.
    “The brave man is not the one who has no fears, he is the one who triumphs over his fears.”
    More quotations from: Nelson Mandela
  • 18.
    “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”
    More quotations from: Mark Twain
  • 19.
    It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
    (Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121-180), Roman emperor, philosopher. Meditations, bk. 2, sct. 4.)
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  • 20.
    One of the greatest fear one must have is the fear of treating the voiceless with impunity, for his heart will become deadly with secret retaliations.
    More quotations from: AMADU KAMARA
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