fear quotes

We must laugh before we are happy, for fear of dying without having laughed at all.Jean de la Bruyere

The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.William Jennings Bryan

I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I'm like, 'My back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don't have it. I just want to chill.' We all have self-doubt. You don't deny it, but you also don't capitulate to it. You embrace it.Kobe Bryant

I have a tendency to sabotage relationships; I have a tendency to sabotage everything. Fear of success, fear of failure, fear of being afraid. Useless, good-for-nothing thoughts.Michael Buble

Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members.Pearl S. Buck

I do still get extremely nervous before speeches. My biggest fear is that I'll be standing there in front of hundreds of people and be incapable of talking. I'm afraid that I'll make a complete fool of myself and be unable to go on.Marcus Buckingham

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.Buddha

Americans are in a cycle of fear which leads to people not wanting to spend and not wanting to make investments, and that leads to more fear. We'll break out of it. It takes time.Warren Buffett

Hope is for people who wait. And I don't want to wait no more. I'm not scared anymore. I'm not scared of myself. Of my things. Of my fear. Of absolutely nothing. And that's music.Concha Buika

This fact lays on us - so long as the maintenance of good relations with Russia seems to us worth an effort - the duty of satisfying Russia that she has no need to fear any invasion of her sphere of interests on Germany's part.Bernhard von Bulow

The Feminist Me says that a woman's right to her own body should be inviolate at all times, free from fear of peeping paps.Julie Burchill

Crime and the fear of crime have permeated the fabric of American life.Warren E. Burger

Hey, we all have our fear. Mine is bugs and lobsters!Brooke Burke

No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.Edmund Burke

I had the fear of heights when I was young, along with many other fears and phobias, including the fear of dogs, bees, horses, and blood.David D. Burns

I think we too often make choices based on the safety of cynicism, and what we're lead to is a life not fully lived. Cynicism is fear, and it's worse than fear - it's active disengagement.Ken Burns

Dare to be honest and fear no labor.Robert Burns

I still remember the first gig where I got people going, it was Rascals in New Jersey, and the place was packed. I was scared. People were expecting me to be funny. I gotta be honest, every time I walk into a club, it's that same fear.Bill Burr

Most serious writers refuse to make themselves available to the things that technology is doing. I've never been able to understand this sort of fear.William S. Burroughs

Fear is the dark room where the Devil develops his negatives.Gary Busey