Question with boldness even the existence of God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong?
I have gained this by philosophy that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
There is nothing more dangerous to the shackles of complacency and the warden of fear than philosophy in action.
The man who fears no truth has nothing to fear from lies.
The human race is a monotonous affair. Most people spend the greatest part of their time working in order to live, and what little freedom remains so fills them with fear that they seek out any and every means to be rid of it.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Panic, fear, worry, doubt, negativity ... words not recognized by Cosmic Ordering.
Love didn't grow very well in a place where there was only fear .
Hail to the man who went through life always helping others, knowing no fear, and to whom aggressiveness and resentment are alien. Such is the stuff of which the great moral leaders are made.
If you are foe, we do not fear you. If you are friend, your foes will be taught the fear of us.
Conservatism is the blind and fear-filled worship of dead radicals.
To show pity is felt as a sign of contempt because one has clearly ceased to be an object of fear as soon as one is pitied.
When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.
Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since at least half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.
Fear to do ill, and you need fear else.
Let man fear woman when she loves: then she makes any sacrifice, and everything else seems without value to her.
Evil is uncertain in the same degree as good, and for the reason that we ought not to hope too securely, we ought not to fear with too much dejection.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
It is exactly the fear of revenge that motivates the deepest crimes, from the killing of the enemy's children lest they grow up to play their own part, to the erasure of the enemy's graveyards and holy places so that his hated name can be forgotten.
Where love is great, the littlest doubts are fear; Where little fears grow great, great love grows there.
Do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fear not, provided you fear but if you fear not, then fear.
It was the experience of mystery - even if mixed with fear - that engendered religion.
There is not a truth existing which I fear... or would wish unknown to the whole world.
I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best.
Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.
Courage is a kind of salvation. Courage is knowing what not to fear.
And if I didn't know better, I'd say they were doing God's work. Let them fear us. That's the thing -- let them fear us.
Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself.
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.
Fear God, and your enemies will fear you.