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The human race is a race of cowards; and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner.

The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.

The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.

The most destructive element in the human mind is fear. Fear creates aggressiveness; aggressiveness engenders hostility; hostility engenders fear-a disastrous circle.

The only thing I am afraid of is fear.

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself -- nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.

The only thing we have to fear on this planet is man.

The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.

The suspense is terrible. I hope it will last.

The thing I fear most is fear.

The trouble with most people is that they think with their hopes or fears or wishes rather than with their minds.

The unknown is what it is. And to be frightened of it is what sends everybody scurrying around chasing dreams, illusions, wars, peace, love, hate, all that. Unknown is what it is. Accept that it's unknown, and it's plain sailing.

The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.

There is a virtuous fear which is the effect of faith; and there is a vicious fear, which is the product of doubt. The former leads to hope, as relying on God, in whom we believe; the latter inclines to despair, as not relying on God, in whom we do not believe. Persons of the one character fear to lose God; persons of the other character fear to find Him.

There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless, and the other half discreditable.

There is no devil but fear.

There is nothing in the universe that I fear, but that I shall not know all my duty or fail to do it.

There is nothing that fear and hope does not permit men to do.

There is perhaps nothing so bad and so dangerous in life as fear.

There seemed to be endless obstacles-it seemed that the root cause of them all was fear.


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