fear quotes

What I fear most is power with impunity. I fear abuse of power, and the power to abuse.Isabel Allende

A good youth ought to have a fear of God, to be subject to his parents, to give honor to his elders, to preserve his purity; he ought not to despise humility, but should love forbearance and modesty. All these are an ornament to youthful years.Saint Ambrose

Because interrogations are intended to coerce confessions, interrogators feel themselves justified in using their coercive means. Consistency regarding the technique is not important; inducing anxiety and fear is the point.Aldrich Ames

I don't like rides. I take everything in life quite literally, and so I genuinely feel terrified on rides and liable to vomit at any moment, and I hate to vomit even more than I fear rides.Jonathan Ames

No, I'm not very productive at all. I'm probably like an animal. I mean, great animals in the ocean feed all the time. I'm someone who procrastinates, worries, for most of a month, and then I'll have a flurry of manic productivity with a sense of great urgency and fear for, like, two days.Jonathan Ames

Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman.Marian Anderson

Mine are the deep-seated fears established when we are children, and they never quite go away: the fear of being helpless, the fear of being trapped, the fear of being out of control.Virginia C. Andrews

Between the fear that something would happen and the hope that still it wouldn't, there is much more space than one thinks. On that narrow, hard, bare and dark space a lot of us spend their lives.Ivo Andric

If people would know how little brain is ruling the world, they would die of fear.Ivo Andric

I think that the problem is that people fear so many things and they don't live life to its fullest. And for me as an artist, if God should want me to come this Wednesday to the end of my life, so be it.Criss Angel

One of the most gratifying things I get as an artist is when people watch me do these different demonstrations, and they in some way feel empowered by what I'm doing so they can confront their own fears. Maybe it's the fear of getting in an elevator; maybe it's the fear of going on a plane and seeing the world.Criss Angel

You have to be careful not to let your fear stop you doing things. It's very exciting to test yourself.Francesca Annis

We poison our lives with fear of burglary and shipwreck, and, ask anyone, the house is never burgled, and the ship never goes down.Jean Anouilh

An ugly sight, a man who is afraid.Jean Anouilh

We fear the thing we want the most.Robert Anthony

Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.Aristotle

I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.Aristotle

Courage is a mean with regard to fear and confidence.Aristotle

Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence.Aristotle

The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness.Aristotle