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Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895) Scottish essayist, poet and novelist.

The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.

Buddha (563 BC-483 BC) Founder of Buddhism.

Just as courage imperils life; fear protects it.

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Italian painter, sculptor and architect.

First you jump off the cliff and you build wings on the way down.

Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) American science fiction writer.

I know what I am fleeing from, but not what I am in search of.

Montaigne (1533-1592) French philosopher and essayist.


Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.

Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924) American author and founder of Success magazine.

He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear.


Where the fear is, happiness is not.

Seneca (4 BC-65) Roman philosopher and playwright.

Only with absolute fearlessness can we slay the dragons of mediocrity that invade our gardens.

John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) British economist.

A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) Politician. President of the United States.