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There is nothing with which every man is so afraid as getting to know how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.

Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) Danish philosopher and writer.

Do the thing we fear, and the death of fear is certain.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do.

Henry Ford (1863-1947) American industrialist.

Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear. Thus a feeling of utter unworthiness can be a source of courage.

Eric Hoffer (1902-1983) American philosopher and author.

Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) British logician and philosopher.


Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.

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Let us never negotiate out of fear but let us never fear to negotiate.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

There is the fear that we shan't prove worthy in the eyes of someone who knows us at least as well as we know ourselves. That is the fear of God. And there is the fear of Man --fear that men won't understand us and we shall be cut of from them.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy

Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) American writer.

Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.

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