fear quotes

I define fear as standing across the ring from Joe Louis and knowing he wants to go home early.Max Baer

Instead of showing strangers kindness and giving them the benefit of the doubt, we increasingly show them only fear, and that is bad for us and them.Julian Baggini

Yesterday's news feeds our fear that our neighbours are more likely than not to be bad eggs: benefit fraudsters, bogus asylum seekers, paedophiles or jihadist terrorists.Julian Baggini

Don't shame the young for releasing their pent-up fear.Julianna Baggott

One way of watering down the effects of violence is to approach it in a more lighthearted way. I don't mean to say that you laugh when somebody has their arm sawn off, but you can diffuse fear with humour.Colin Baker

Friends, to me for years St. Louis represented a city of fear... humiliation... misery and terror... A city where in the eyes of the white man a Negro should know his place and had better stay in it.Josephine Baker

The more knowledge you have, the greater will be your fear of Allah.Abu Bakr

When you advise any person you should be guided by the fear of God.Abu Bakr

I am very much against weapons in space. And I wish we could be spearheading that program to come to some kind of international agreement so that doesn't happen. That is my only - fear - in further space exploration like always, we hope it doesn't get abused.Scott Bakula

A dark and terrible side of this sense of community of interests is the fear of a horrible common destiny which in these days of atomic weapons darkens men's minds all around the globe.Emily Greene Balch

Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.James A. Baldwin

I have a fear of being boring.Christian Bale

I express things through characters because I have a fear that my own voice is irritating because that's been said to me.Maria Bamford

Film critics said I gave a voice to the fear we all have: that we'll reach a certain point in our lives, look around and realize that all the things we said we'd do and become will never come to be - and that we're ordinary.Ann Bancroft

It's heavy, but I am able to carry it. Why? Because I'm an African woman. An African woman carries heavy loads anyway. That's how we are trained; we are brought up that nothing is unbearable. I use that now, positively. I use that now to have the thick skin that I have, and not fear, and move forward, and push; and push forward.Joyce Banda

If you take your fear and mash it into something that's actually useful, then it doesn't feel like it wins.Sara Bareilles

Knight without fear and without reproach.Richard Harris Barham

My biggest fear ever is to be involved in a plane crash, so when that happened... well, I'm just thankful to be alive. I'm just grateful to be here at all.Travis Barker

With all of the divisiveness that is going on in the country we live in, so much of it is based around just fear of the other. And anyone who does not look like me, walk like me, talk like me, have sex like me, they're the other and I'm afraid of them. And hopefully we will learn that it's just not scary. There's nothing to be afraid of.Ellen Barkin

I am death-fearing. I don't think I'm morbid. That seems to me a fear of death that goes beyond the rational. Whereas it seems to me to be entirely rational to fear death!Julian Barnes