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I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

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Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person,
"Always do what you are afraid to do."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

In true friendship, one can express
anything and everything without feeling ashamed
or afraid of being rejected.
- Aparna Chatterjee

Of course I am afraid. What sane man is not?
- Luciano Pavarotti

People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves.
They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism.
- Osho

We are never afraid of what is happening in this instant -
It is what MIGHT happen next that frightens us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each man is afraid of his neighbor's disapproval -
a thing which, to the general run of the human race,
is more dreaded than wolves and death.
- Mark Twain

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

Begin to act from your dominion.
Declare the truth by telling yourself
that there is nothing to be afraid of,
that you no longer entertain any images of fear.
- Ernest Holmes

Always do what you are afraid to do.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

We are not afraid to follow truth
wherever it may lead,
nor to tolerate any error
so long as reason is left free to combat it.
- Thomas Jefferson

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard

We tell lies when we are afraid...
afraid of what we don't know,
afraid of what others will think,
afraid of what will be found out about us.
But every time we tell a lie,
the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Williams Tad

Experience life in all possible ways -
good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter.
Experience all the dualities.
Don't be afraid of experience,
because the more experience you have,
the more mature you become.
- Osho

Lovers who have been left, lose confidence and become afraid.
They learn to leave relationships first.
The broken hearted become the heart breakers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In this world there is always danger
for those who are afraid of it.
- George Bernard Shaw

Come to the edge
We can't. We're afraid
We can't. We will fall. Come to the edge
And they came. And he pushed them
And they flew
- Guillaume Apollinaire

We are afraid to care too much, for fear
that the other person does not care at all.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Don't be afraid to take a big step if one is indicated;
you can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.
- David Lloyd George

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you are not afraid of dying,
there is nothing you cannot achieve.
- Lao Tzu

The best way to gain self-confidence
is to do what you are afraid to do.
- Anonymous

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear,
but the triumph over it.
The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
- Nelson Mandela

Courage is doing what you're afraid to do.
There can be no courage unless you're scared.
- Eddie Rickenbacker

Be not afraid of growing slowly,
be afraid only of standing still.
- Chinese Proverb

I'm not afraid of aging.
- Shelley Duvall

Some people are so afraid do die that they never begin to live.
- Henry Van Dyke

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment.
The more experiments you make the better.
What if they are a little coarse,
and you may get your coat soiled or torn?
What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled
in the dirt once or twice.
Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy
is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet,
alone with the heavens, nature and God.
Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
- Anne Frank

I was afraid of the internet...
because I couldn't type.
- Jack Welch

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

He said to them, "Where is your faith?"
And they were afraid, and marveled, saying to one another,
"Who can this be?
For He commands even the winds and water,
and they obey Him!"
- Luke 8:25

They were afraid, never having learned what I taught myself:
Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.
- G. Gordon Liddy

Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night.
- St.
Jerome

A lot of people are afraid of heights.
Not me, I'm afraid of widths.
- Steven Wright

People are so afraid of authority figures and doctors are authority figures.
- Martha Beck

Too many people are thinking of security
instead of opportunity.
They seem more afraid of life than death.
- James F. Bymes

When you find your path, you must not be afraid.
You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes.
Disappointment, defeat, and despair are
the tools God uses to show us the way.
- Paulo Coelho

I'm having a bad day. I am not size six.
My legs are not skinny as sticks,
and dammit, someone's got to pay.
I'm afraid that I can't satisfy myself
and that my happiness depends on someone else.
I feel weak, so you're gonna take the fall.
You're so shallow.
- Jewel

I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough,
it loses all of its meaning.
- Andy Warhol

Fear of the unknown is
the greatest fear of humankind,
and death the greatest unknown.
Acknowledging these doubts and the fears
is a powerful beginning.
It is liberating to say,
"Yes, I don't know, and yes, I am afraid."
Beyond that, the path to happiness
lies in living in the moment -
enjoying what you are doing today.
You don't need a reason to be happy,
just a choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.
- Corrie Ten Boom

I am more afraid of alcohol than of all the bullets of the enemy.
- Thomas J. Jackson

I'm not afraid to swing the bat.
If they elect to pitch to me, I'm going to swing.
I'm not as picky as Mr. Sheffield.
I'll swing at something over my head.
- Bobby Bonilla

I have no fear of being less beautiful,
I've always been afraid of not being beautiful.
- Isabelle Adjani

I believe people are afraid to be still because we're
used to being stimulated.
- Michael W. Smith

I have never been afraid of making patriots;
but I disdain and despise all their efforts.
- Robert Walpole

I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell,
unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy
Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth.
- Martin Luther

I look forward to an America which
will not be afraid of grace and beauty.
- John F. Kennedy

Don't be afraid to take time to learn.
It's good to work for other people.
I worked for others for 20 years.
They paid me to learn.
- Vera Wang

My quest these days is to find my long lost inner child,
but I'm afraid if I do, I'll end up with food in my
hair and way too in love with the cats.
- Kenny Loggins

I wrote a book called The Taste of New Wine because
I couldn't find a book that talked about the reality
of the situation and how we were dishonest and afraid.
- Keith Miller

I'm afraid we'll see reporters stop chasing quotes
around the same time dogs stop chasing cars.
- Daniel Okrent

We need not be afraid of the future,
for the future will be in our own hands.
- Thomas Dewey

People are often afraid for me.
They think that I am going to break.
I can make it through a set.
- Joanna Newsom

I'm not afraid to die.
- Vivien Leigh

I have always loved to use fear, to take it and comprehend
it and make it work and consolidate a situation where
I was afraid and take it whole and work from there.
- Shirley Jackson

Half the people in Hollywood are dying to be discovered
and the other half are afraid they will be.
- Lionel Barrymore

I like people who have a pulse and aren't afraid to show it.
- Stephan Jenkins

I'm afraid of making a mistake.
I'm not totally neurotic, but I'm pretty neurotic about it.
I'm as close to totally neurotic as you can get without being totally neurotic.
- Bridget Fonda

When it comes time to sit down and write the next book,
you're deathly afraid that you're not up to the task.
That was certainly the case with me after Snow Falling on Cedars.
- David Guterson

To be afraid is to behave as if the truth were not true.
- Bayard Rustin

We have too many intellectuals who are afraid to use
the pistol of common sense.
- Samuel Fuller

Courage and conviction are powerful weapons against
an enemy who depends only on fists or guns.
Animals know when you are afraid; a coward knows when you are not.
- David Seabury

Some stars like to hide behind the whole idea of acting.
But really good actors are not hiding at all.
They're not afraid to be disliked, to be a little unsavoury.
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

I am not finding pregnancy much of a joy.
I am afraid of childbirth, but I am afraid I can't
find a way of avoiding it.
- Brigitte Bardot

Don't be afraid to make a mistake, your readers might like it.
- William Randolph Hearst

Don't be afraid of failure; be afraid of petty success.
- Maude Adams

My advice, Be healthy, reach your own goals and don't
be afraid to impersonate a SNL star.
- Teri Hatcher


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