Quotations About / On:
Faith is the flame that eliminates fear.
'Don't avoid fear, go look for bravery.'
(I'm always scared, this is what keeps me brave.)
is the fear of not knowing
where the road will end
I have little respect for the boss I fear
(Damian Murphy 2014)
'Fear is the essence of giving up.'
(Adam M. Snow)
Fear of my cruel impulses makes me kind.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
Only the contemptible fear contempt.
(François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 322 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
My greatest fear: repetition.
(Max Frisch (1911-1991), Swiss author, critic. Originally published as Stiller, Suhrkamp (1954). Stiller, in I'm Not Stiller, first notebook, p. 58, trans. by Michael Bullock, Vintage (1958).
One of Stiller's existential obsessions.)
The toddler craves independence, but he fears desertion.
(Dorothy Corkville Briggs (20th century), U.S. parent educator. Your Child's Self-Esteem, ch. 15 (1975).
Everyone fears and courts his own demon.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)