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Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

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Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are all kinds of futures.
There is a hoped-for future,
there is a feared future,
there is a predictable future,
and there is an unimagined future.
- Werner Erhard

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
- The Buddha

 

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

Why live?
Adding one to my count of days, or postponing
a feared death by another day do not inspire me.
I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new, meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

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Men ought either to be indulged or utterly destroyed,
for if you merely offend them, they take vengeance,
but if you injure them greatly, they are unable to retaliate,
so that the injury done to a man
ought to be such that vengeance cannot be feared.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

An insincere and evil friend is more
to be feared than a wild beast;
a wild beast may wound your body,
but an evil friend will wound your mind.
- The Buddha

In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most,
it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.
- William Wordsworth

Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared
and hated? This is because in part what they have to
say is new to the general public,
and the new is always alarming.
- Garrett Hardin

One of the most feared expressions in modern times
is 'The computer is down.'
- Norman Ralph Augustine

The Russians feared Ike.
They didn't fear me.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Fools are more to be feared than the wicked.
- Queen Christina

Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression
of free speech and assembly.
Men feared witches and burnt women.
It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
- Louis D. Brandeis

We are facing a storm that most of us have long feared.
- Ray Nagin

There was an old man with a beard, who said:
'It is just as I feared!
Two owls and a hen, four larks and a wren have all
built their nests in my beard.
- Edward Lear

If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so
severe that his vengeance need not be feared.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

The connections between and among women are the most feared,
the most problematic, and the most potentially transforming force on the planet.
- Adrienne Rich

Courage is...
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

I was apprehensive.
I feared every time I talked about poetry,
it would be filtered through the lens of race,
sex, and age.
- Rita Dove

The rich and the well-born, according to the Federalist Papers,
was greatly feared by the founders.
- John Jay Hooker

Prohibit the taking of omens, and do away with superstitious doubts.
Then, until death itself comes, no calamity need be feared.
- Sun Tzu

Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read.
One does not love breathing.
- Harper Lee

Those who love to be feared fear to be loved.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Being diabetic was not what I thought of as being normal,
and I feared the stigma of having to take medicine
and having people stick me with a needle.
- Nell Carter

Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more
than those openly declared.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Any deviation is looked upon as a perversion,
is feared, and is usually a target of hatred and prejudice.
- Joey Skaggs

It is better to be feared than loved,
if you cannot be both.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Virtue is more to be feared than vice,
because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
- Adam Smith

Since it is difficult to join them together,
it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one
of the two must be lacking.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Death is feared as birth is forgotten.
- Douglas Horton

It is not suffering as such that is most deeply feared
but suffering that degrades.
- Susan Sontag

It is much more secure to be feared than to be loved.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

In Goddess religion death is not feared,
but is understood to be a part of life,
followed by birth and renewal.
- Carol P. Christ

Just as the Russians and the Soviets didn't manage
to wipe out languages in Lithuania,
neither have they managed to wipe out religion to the
extent that we had feared.
- Jeane Kirkpatrick

I never ate of the grapes nor feared of the eruptions.
- David O. Selznick

An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.
- Confucius

I feared the verdict of the watch, where I either lost
the race against time that day or would lose it soon
by making the record even harder to break.
The time trap had snapped shut.
- Joe Henderson

I submitted manuscripts to publishers.
This was not so much a feeling that I should be published
as a wish to escape the feared and hated drudgery of normal work.
- Tanith Lee

It was accountability that Nixon feared.
- Bob Woodward

The first light of day today revealed what we had feared.
The devastation is greater than our worst fears.
It's just totally overwhelming.
- Kathleen Blanco

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 no to be feared.
- David Ben-Gurion

I never yet feared those men who set a place apart
in the middle of their cities where they gather to
cheat one another and swear oaths which they break.
- Herodotus

I'd like to add that negotiating is not something to be avoided or feared -
it's an everyday part of life.
- Leigh Steinberg

He killed his enemies because he was afraid they would kill him.
Amin ordered entire tribes to be put to death,
because he feared they would rebel.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

What each man feared would happen to himself,
did not trouble him when he saw that it would ruin another.
- Virgil

An objective truth and individual reason are feared above all.
- Jimmy Johnson

Acting in anger and hatred throughout my life,
I frequently precipitated what I feared most,
the loss of friendships and the need to rely upon the very people I'd abused.
- Luke Ford

I gained direct knowledge of the life of the poor in big towns:
I have lived the narrowing mechanism of its conditioning and feared it.
- Ella Maillart

Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Hateful is the power, and pitiable is the life,
of those who wish to be feared rather than loved.
- Cornelius Nepos

That's what we really mean by being feared on the football field.
And not actually the player that fears him,
it's the offensive coordinator that fears him or the running backs coach.
- Jamal Lewis

An anthill increases by accumulation.
Medicine is consumed by distribution.
That which is feared lessens by association.
This is the thing to understand.
- Ovid

Ladies and gentlemen, I wish I had better news for
you but we are facing a storm that most of us have feared.
This is a threat that we've never faced before.
- Ray Nagin

I surrendered my youth to the people I feared when
I could have been out there loving someone.
Don't make that mistake yourself.
Life's too damn short.
- Armistead Maupin

The competitor to be feared is one who never bothers about you at all,
but goes on making his own business better all the time.
- Henry Ford

Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great.
Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

It was our view of the worst that could befall our
people if they were taken captive.
So, what was fascinating to me was that somehow it
appears the techniques that we have feared most in
the world would be used on our people,
we are using on people in our custody.
- Jane Mayer

The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the
fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming,
and seeks to be feared rather than loved.
To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history.
- Bertrand Russell

People always fear change.
People feared electricity when it was invented,
didn't they? People feared coal, they feared gas-powered engines...
There will always be ignorance, and ignorance leads to fear.
But with time, people will come to accept their silicon masters.
- Bill Gates

It is to be feared that those who emigrate to New South Wales,
generally anticipate too great facility in their future
operations and certainty of success in conducting them;
but they should recollect that competency cannot be obtained without labour.
- Charles Sturt

The Company of Wolves is about how society teaches
young women to look at themselves,
and what to be afraid of.
It's about a girl learning that the world of sensuality
and the unknown is not to be feared,
that it's worth getting your teeth into.
- Neil Jordan

And be careful of this, that each day at your meals
you have two overseers over your household when you sit at meals,
and of this be sure, that you shall be very much feared and reverenced.
- Robert Grosseteste

We of the sinking middle class may sink without further
struggles into the working class where we belong,
and probably when we get there it will not be so dreadful as we feared,
for, after all, we have nothing to lose.
- George Orwell

Even institutions of State, such as the judiciary,
were seriously weakened, to the extent that the citizenry
justifiably feared a breakdown in law and order.
The business community was hit by a slump in sales and confidence,
leading to reduced earnings and loss of jobs.
- Kamisese Mara

Behold a republic standing erect while empires all
around are bowed beneath the weight of their own armaments -
a republic whose flag is loved while other flags are only feared.
- William Jennings Bryan

Besides alligators, the only animals to be feared are the poisonous serpents.
These are certainly common enough in the forest,
but no fatal accident happened during the whole time of my residence.
- Henry Walter Bates

Quite a few musicians came to our house.
And my ma took me to hear many more,
hoping to encourage in me a love of music.
But she wouldn't consent to my having music lessons,
for she feared I might end up as she had done -
unable to play except from paper.
- Mary Lou Williams

We will not walk in fear, one of another.
We are not descended from fearful men,
Not from men who feared to write, to speak,
To associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
This is no time... to keep silent.
- Edward R. Murrow

I am told that the majority of Iraqis wanted Saddam removed from power,
but they were unwilling and were incapable of doing
the job themselves because they feared Saddam and knew
the pain and torture he was capable of inflicting upon them.
- Howard Coble


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