''Come to the edge,'' He said. They said, ''We are afraid.'' ''Come to the edge,'' He said. They cam. He pushed them… and they flew.
A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.
A chicken doesn't stop scratching just because worms are scarce.
A fighter has to know fear.
A man's doubts and fears are his worst enemies.
A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand.
A scalded cat dreads cold water.
A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.
Action conquers fear.
Action cures fear, inaction creates terror.
All men have fears, but the Brave put down their fears and go forward. Sometimes to Death, but always to Victory.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.
An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts.
An ugly sight, a man who is afraid.
Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile… initially scared me to death.
As the ostrich when pursued hideth his head, but forgetteth his body; so the fears of a coward expose him to danger.
At man's core there is a voice that wants him never to give in to fear. But if it is true that in general man cannot give in to fear, at the very least he postpones indefinitely the moment when he will have to confront himself with the object of his fear… when he will no longer have the assistance of reason as guaranteed by God, or when he will no longer have the assistance of God such as reason guaranteed. It is necessary to recoil, but it is necessary to leap, and perhaps one only recoils in order to leap better.
Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.
By the time we are women, fear is as familiar to us as air. It is our element. We live in it, we inhale it, we exhale it, and most of the time we do not even notice it. Instead of ''I am afraid,'' we say, ''I don't want to,'' or ''I don't know how,'' or ''I can't.''