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It is not death or pain that is to be dreaded,
but the fear of pain or death.
- Epictetus

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology

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

Find fitness with fun dancing.
It is fun and makes you forget about the dreaded exercise.
- Paula Abdul

Creditor.
One of a tribe of savages dwelling beyond the Financial
Straits and dreaded for their desolating incursions.
- Ambrose Bierce

 

But try if you can to support, whether it's AIDS or the cancer foundation,
so that someone else might survive, might prosper,
and might actually be cured of this dreaded disease.
- Jim Valvano

My parents dreaded the fact that I was changing my life to do this,
but I just kept doing it.
- Jason Mraz

I dreaded doing close-ups.
- Jessie Matthews

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There were times when I blundered and got the dreaded look from the lads.
But that was a good sign.
It showed I'd attempted something I'd not tried before.
- John Bonham

I was technically a Valley Girl, even though I absolutely
dreaded being called that.
I really hated the idea that I was a Valley Girl.
- Robin Wright Penn

Controversy is only dreaded by the advocates of error.
- Benjamin Rush

Of all the enemies of public liberty,
war is perhaps the most to be dreaded,
because it comprises and develops the germ of every other.
- James Madison

The Gospel having spread itself into Persia,
the pagan priests, who worshipped the sun,
were greatly alarmed, and dreaded the loss of that
influence they had hitherto maintained over the people's minds and properties.
- John Foxe

By the Declaration of Independence, dreaded by the
foes an for a time doubtfully viewed by many of the friends of America,
everything stood on a new and more respectable footing,
both with regard to the operations of war or negotiations with foreign powers.
- Mercy Otis Warren

I have gone on the air and announced my telephone number at the Washington Post.
I go into the night, talking to people,
looking for things.
The great dreaded thing every reporter lives with is what you don't know.
The source you didn't go to.
The phone call you didn't return.
- Bob Woodward

After years in white theaters I dreaded working in colored houses.
The noise, the stomping, whistling, and cheering that
hadn't annoyed me when I was young was now something I dreaded.
- Ethel Waters

This persistence as private firms continued because
it ensured the maximum of anonymity and secrecy to
persons of tremendous public power who dreaded public
knowledge of their activities as an evil almost as great as inflation.
- Carroll Quigley

It is idle to dread what you cannot avoid.
- Publilius Syrus

I've developed a new philosophy...
I only dread one day at a time.
- the character Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts comic

I have a new philosophy.
I'm only going to dread one day at a time.
- Charles M. Schulz

In dread fear of sentimentality, another thing true
is not said-that for its staff the paper is a source of pride and,
I do believe, an object of affection and-yes,
love.
- Arthur Ochs Sulzberger

The grave, dread thing!
Men shiver when thou'rt named: Nature appalled,
Shakes off her wonted firmness.
- Robert Blair

It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear,
that shapes the face of a brave man.
- Georges Bernanos

Dread lord and cousin, may the almighty preserve your
reverence and lordship in long life and good fortune.
- Owen Glendower

He who would acquire fame must not show himself afraid of censure.
The dread of censure is the death of genius.
- William Gilmore Simms

The dread of criticism is the death of genius.
- William Gilmore Simms

Life inspires more dread than death -
it is life which is the great unknown.
- Emile M. Cioran

Dread of night.
Dread of not-night.
- Franz Kafka

In addition to the dread of Indians,
Texas held out no inducements for Mexican emigrants.
- William H. Wharton

Sometimes I dread the truth of the lines I say.
But the dread must never show.
- Vivien Leigh

You know too well the forces which compose their army
to dread their superior numbers.
- James Wolfe

Be content with what you are, and wish not change;
nor dread your last day,
nor long for it.
- Marcus Aurelius

We do not deride the fears of prospering white America.
A nation of violence and private property has every
reason to dread the violated and the deprived.
- June Jordan

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

I have always had a dread of becoming a passenger in life.
- Princess Margaret

What a folly to dread the thought of throwing away life at once,
and yet have no regard to throwing it away by parcels and piecemeal.
- John Howe

As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation.
- Hans Selye

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

The dread of lonliness is greater than the fear of bondage,
so we get married.
- Cyril Connolly

My aim then was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride,
to follow them to their inmost recesses,
and make them fear and dread us.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

Hollywood...
a city I was to come back to time and again,
in sickness and in health, in success and in failure,
with anticipation and with dread.
- Dirk Benedict

Work is the best of narcotics, providing the patient
be strong enough to take it.
I dread idleness as if it were Hell.
- Beatrice Potter Webb

Nor dread nor hope attend a dying animal;
a man awaits his end dreading and hoping all.
- William Butler Yeats

A State infinitely worse than that which the most inflamed Zealot,
the most violent Republican or Enthusiast even pretended
to dread before the Rebellion commenced.
- Charles Inglis

Teach me to live, that I may dread The grave as little as my bed.
- Thomas Ken

Ridicule is a weak weapon when pointed at a strong mind;
but common people are cowards and dread an empty laugh.
- Martin Farquhar Tupper

Black boys became criminalized.
I was in constant dread for their lives,
because they were targets everywhere.
They still are.
- Toni Morrison

His love at once and dread instruct our thought;
As man He suffer'd and as God He taught.
- Edmund Waller

I did not fully understand the dread term 'terminal
illness' until I saw Heathrow for myself.
- Dennis Potter

I suppose that writers should, in a way,
feel flattered by the censorship laws.
They show a primitive fear and dread at the fearful magic of print.
- John Mortimer

Liberty means responsibility.
That's why most men dread it.
- Antonio de Mendoza

Responsibility is the thing people dread most of all.
Yet it is the one thing in the world that develops us,
gives us manhood or womanhood fiber.
- Frank Crane

The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle
of human actions than the prospect of good.
- John Locke

During my life I have seen, known, and lost too much
to be the prey of vain dread;
and,
as for the hope of immortality, I am as weary of that
as I am of gods and kings.
For my own sake only I write this; and herein I differ from all other writers,
past and to come.
- Mika Waltari

Every child senses, with all the horse sense that's in him,
that any parent is angry inside when children misbehave
and they dread more the anger that is rarely or never expressed openly,
wondering how awful it might be.
- Benjamin Spock

The law serves of nought else in these days but for to do wrong,
for nothing is spread almost but false matters by color of the law for reward,
dread and favor and so no remedy is had in the Court of Equity in any way.
- Jack Cade

I requested the gentlemen to put on their hats,
and the ladies their shawls, to avoid catching cold,
and then had the windows widely opened.
This proceeding caused some astonishment and alarm at first;
for the Americans generally have a dread of cold air.
- George Combe

If I know that I shall be as an angel,
and more; if I shall behold all God has made;
if he shall own me for his son and exalt me to honor in his presence,
I shall not fear to die, nor shall I dread the grave where Christ once lay.
- Matthew Simpson

The vast majority of human beings dislike and even
actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar...
Hence it comes about that at their first appearance
innovators have generally been persecuted,
and always derided as fools and madmen.
- Aldous Huxley

It isn't tying himself to one woman that a man dreads
when he thinks of marrying;
it's separating himself from all the others.
- Helen Rowland

He who dreads hostility too much is unfit to rule.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears
all competition and dreads all rivals.
- Fulton J. Sheen

The next day, I got a phone call from him and he told
me to come and read for a movie called New Jack City.
So I went over there and they told me I was gonna wear dreads and play a cop.
- Ice T

How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears,
no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly,
and brings nothing but sweet dreams.
- Bram Stoker

There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that
never dreads contact and communion with others however humble.
- Washington Irving

A man who dreads trials and difficulties cannot become a revolutionary.
If he is to become a revolutionary with an indomitable fighting spirit,
he must be tempered in the arduous struggle from his youth.
As the saying goes, early training means more than late earning.
- Kim Jong Il

Raquel Welch is someone I can also live without.
We've got some love scenes together and I am dreading them!
- Oliver Reed

Most people go through life dreading they'll have a traumatic experience.
Freaks were born with their trauma.
They've already passed their test in life.
They're aristocrats.
- Diane Arbus

I have learned to live each day as it comes,
and not to borrow trouble by dreading tomorrow.
It is the dark menace of the future that makes cowards of us.
- Dorothy Dix

Well, I think again, the worst part of it was just leading up to it,
before we got on set, at least for me...
dreading this idea that I was just going to suck and
I really had strong feelings about that.
I just didn't want to be that weak link.
- Tea Leoni

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt.
Doubt separates people.
It is a poison that disintegrates
friendships and breaks up pleasant relations.
It is a thorn that irritates and hurts;
it is a sword that kills.
- The Buddha

To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
- George Santayana


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