Quotes of Dread

“ The components of anxiety, stress, fear, and anger do not exist independently of you in the world. They simply do not exist in the physical world, even though we talk about them as if they do. ”

- Wayne Dyer

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

- Saadi

“ He is much to be dreaded who stands in dread of poverty. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ The fear of death is more to be dreaded than death itself. ”

- Publilius Syrus

“ No Fear. ”

- No Fear Company

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

- Robert Louis Stevenson

“ Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. ”

- Marie Curie

“ Courage is a special kind of knowledge; the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared. ”

- David Ben Gurion

“ Those who love to be feared fear to be loved, and they themselves are more afraid than anyone, for whereas other men fear only them, they fear everyone. ”

- St. Francis De Sales

“ I don't think it's nervousness. ”

- Bill Parcells

“ 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

“ Grief has limits, whereas apprehension has none. For we grieve only for what we know has happened, but we fear all that possibly may happen. ”

- Pliny the Elder

“ Those who love to be feared fear to be loved. ”

- Saint Francis de Sales

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

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“ It is foolish to think that by fleeing one can trick the dread god of death. Let us treat him as a beneficent angel rather than a dread god. We must face and welcome him whenever he comes. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ Nor dread nor hope attend a dying animal; a man awaits his end dreading and hoping all. ”

- William Butler Yeats

“ It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both. ”

- Niccolo Machiavelli

“ 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

“ Among precautions against ambition, it may not be amiss to take precautions against our own. I must fairly say, I dread our own power and our own ambition: I dread our being too much dreaded. We may say that we shall not abuse this astonishing and hitherto unheard of power… ”

- Edmund Burke

“ I used to dread getting older because I thought I would not be able to do all the things I wanted to do, but now that I am older I find that I don't want to do them. ”

- Nancy Astor

“ I've developed a new philosophy… I only dread one day at a time. ”

- Charles M. Schulz

“ The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good. ”

- John Locke

“ It would take battalions of angels to protect us from our dreaded dangers, though in a long lifetime few of the dangers come to anything. ”

- Unknown

“ Do not try to solve all life's problems at once — learn to dread each day as it comes. ”

- Donald Kaul

“ Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ He lives not long who battles with the immortals, nor do his children prattle about his knees when he has come back from battle and the dread fray. ”

- Homer

“ There is nothing more dread and more shameless than a woman who plans such deeds in her heart as the foul deed which she plotted when she contrived her husband's murder. ”

- Homer

“ Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before. ”

- Edith Wharton
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