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Quotations About / On: FEAR

  • 21.
    Who sows fear, reaps weapons.
    (Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), Swiss dramatist, novelist, essayist. Trans. by Gerhard P. Knapp (1995). About Tolerance (1977). On tolerance.)
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  • 22.
    Fears and lies intensify consciousness.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 23.
    While there's life, there's fear.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 24.
    If you fear loneliness, then don't get married.
    (Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Complete Works and Letters in Thirty Volumes, Works, Notebook I, vol. 17, p. 85, "Nauka" (1980).)
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  • 25.
    Understanding replaces imaginary fears with real ones.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Seventh Selection, New York (1990).)
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  • 26.
    If hopes were dupes, fears may be liars.
    (Arthur Hugh Clough (1819-1861), British poet. repr. In Collected Poems, ed. C. Whibley (1913). "Say Not the Struggle Nought Availeth," (1862).)
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  • 27.
    Man's loneliness is but his fear of life.
    (Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953), U.S. dramatist. Lazarus, in Lazarus Laughed, act. 3, sc. 2.)
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  • 28.
    Fear always springs from ignorance.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Oration, August 31, 1837, delivered before the Phi Beta Kappa Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts. "The American Scholar," repr. In Emerson: Essays and Lectures, ed. Joel Porte (1983).)
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  • 29.
    Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
    (Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British satirical poet. An Essay on Criticism, l. 625 (1711).)
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  • 30.
    A clear and innocent conscience fears nothing.
    (Elizabeth I (1533-1603), British monarch, Queen of England (1558-1603). As quoted in The Sayings of Queen Elizabeth, ch. 11, by Frederick Chamberlin (1923). To the Spanish Ambassador.)
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