Quotes on Overcoming Fear

The Indian Poet Laureate Rabindranath Tagore states on Facing Fear:  "Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it. "


“Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.” ~ John F. Kennedy, at Inaugural Address, January 20, 1961.


“Fear sometimes stops you from doing stupid things. But it can also stop you from doing creative or exciting or experimental things. Fear can cloud your judgment of others, and lead to all kinds of evil. The control and understanding of our personal fears is one of the most important undertakings in our life.” ~ Helen Mirren.


"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt.


"Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy." ~ Dale Carnegie.


"A mind focused on doubt and fear cannot focus on the journey to victory." ~ Mike Jones.


“Courage is fear that has said its prayers.” ~ Dorothy Bernard.


“No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.”  ~ Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797).


“You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.” ~ Eric Hoffer (1902 - 1983).


“Even the fear of death is nothing compared to the fear of not having lived authentically and fully.” ~ Frances Moore Lappe.


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