Quotes of Dismay

“ Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others. ”

- Robert Louis Stevenson

“ I fear God, and next to God, I mostly fear them that fear Him not. ”

- Saadi

“ You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do, provided he keeps doing them until he gets a record of successful experience behind him. ”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

“ O Conscience, into what abyss of fears And horrors hast thou driven me, out of which I find no way, from deep to deeper plunged. ”

- John Milton

“ Who fears not to do ill fears the name, And free from conscience, is a slave to fame. ”

- Sir John Denham

“ You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you. ”

- James Anthony Froude

“ There is nothing in this world constant, but inconsistancy. ”

- Jonathan Swift

“ He who seeks to terrify others is more in fear himself. ”

- John Clarke

“ Free men freely work: Whoever fears God, fears to sit at ease. ”

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“ Where love is great, the littlest doubts are fear; When little fears grow great, great love grows there. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' You must do the thing you think you cannot do. ”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

“ Oh! Much may be done by defying The ghosts of Despair and Dismay And much may be gained by relying On "Where there's a Will There's a Way.". ”

- Eliza Cook

“ Father in Heaven! When the thought of thee wakes in our hearts let it not awaken like a frightened bird that flies about in dismay, but like a child waking from its sleep with a heavenly smile. ”

- Soren Kierkegaard

“ The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. ”

- Franklin Delano Roosevelt

“ How very little can be done under the spirit of fear. ”

- Florence Nightingale

“ Where there is no imagination there is no horror. ”

- Arthur Conan Doyle

“ Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear. ”

- Albert Camus

“ Fear always springs from ignorance. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Dangers bring fears, and fears more dangers bring. ”

- Richard Baxter

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

- Alfred Hitchcock

“ Never take counsel of your fears. ”

- Andrew Jackson

“ The dread of loneliness is greater than the fear of bondage, so we get married. ”

- Cyril Connolly

“ Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals. ”

- Fulton John Sheen

“ My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. ”

- Napoleon Bonaparte

“ The concept of progress acts as a protective mechanism to shield us from the terrors of the future. ”

- Frank Herbert

“ Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person. ”

- Dr. David M. Burns

“ Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger. ”

- Francis Quarles

“ Confront your fears, list them, get to know them, and only then will you be able to put them aside and move ahead. ”

- Jerry Gillies
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