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Frightens Quotes

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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

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

The eternal silence of these infinite spaces frightens me.
- Blaise Pascal

 

It's fear of being afraid that frightens me more than anything else.
- Jerome Cady

Once men are caught up in an event, they cease to be afraid.
Only the unknown frightens men.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The thought of being President frightens me and I do
not think I want the job.
- Ronald Reagan

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It is frequently the tragedy of the great artist,
as it is of the great scientist, that he frightens the ordinary man.
- Loren Eiseley

What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation.
- Anatole France

Only the unknown frightens men.
But once a man has faced the unknown,
that terror becomes the known.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

It still frightens me a little bit to think that so
much of my life was totally devoted to Star Trek and almost nothing else.
- Patrick Stewart

The only thing that frightens me a little is when I'm
called Kevin rather than Fred,
but that's how people have known me for so many years.
So, I can't really blame them.
- Fred Savage

Rock and roll music - the music of freedom frightens
people and unleashes all manner of conservative defense mechanisms.
- Salman Rushdie

What scares me is what scares you.
We're all afraid of the same things.
That's why horror is such a powerful genre.
All you have to do is ask yourself what frightens you
and you'll know what frightens me.
- John Carpenter

You can discover what your enemy fears most
by observing the means he uses to frighten you.
- Michael Moncur

Of all the things that could frighten you,
you worry about my driving?
- Edward, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

You take all the things that frighten you,
and when you can get them to work for you all of sudden
people are calling you a success.
- Randy Bachman

Assure a man that he has a soul and then frighten him
with old wives' tales as to what is to become of him afterward,
and you have hooked a fish, a mental slave.
- Theodore Dreiser

The only use of an obstacle is to be overcome.
All that an obstacle does with brave men is,
not to frighten them, but to challenge them.
- Woodrow Wilson

Part of the reason that the government's fear mongering
is succeeding is because so many people are so ignorant,
that it is easier for government to frighten people in submission.
- James Bovard

God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that,
if they do not frighten our neighbours,
at least they prevent us from being frightened by them.
- Elizabeth I

I believe you can frighten people without showing their heads caved-in.
- Donald Pleasence

A word does not frighten the man who,
in acting, feels no fear.
- Sophocles

I was a guinea pig for some hoodlums who thought they
could hurt me and frighten me and keep other Negro
entertainers from the South.
- Nat King Cole

And if you think that anybody is going to frighten me,
you don't know me yet.
- Billy Sunday

Computers rather frighten me, because I never did learn to type,
so the whole thing seems extraordinarily complicated to me.
- Charles Keating

The memory management on the PowerPC can be used to frighten small children.
- Linus Torvalds

Death doesn't frighten me; now I can think peacefully of ending a long life.
- Jeanne Calment

I was very concerned that President Bush is still trying
to frighten or scare the American people with respect
to the condition of the Social Security system.
- Paul Sarbanes

I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy,
but, by God, they frighten me.
- Arthur Wellesley

Bigotry murders religion to frighten fools with her ghost.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Try praising your wife, even if it does frighten her at first.
- Billy Sunday

The Cruise missiles do not frighten anyone.
We are catching them like fish in a river.
I mean here that over the past two days,
we managed to shoot down 196 missiles before they hit their target.
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

You frighten a lot of scientists.
If they say that climate is not changing,
they lose their research grants.
And some people cannot afford that; they become silent,
or a few of us speak up, because we think that it's
for the honesty of science,
that we have to do it.
- Nils-Axel Morner

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
and frightened. Don't open the door to the study
and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
- Rumi (Persian poet 1207-1273)

Deep in my heart I'm concealing things
that I'm longing to say.
Scared to confess what I'm feeling -
frightened you'll slip away.
- the movie Evita

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery
as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man.
All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are,
the more they are frightened.
- George S. Patton

Confucius might have said:
Once frightened, twice smelly in armpit.
- Anonymous humor

I had my moments when I got very frightened that I would not recover.
- Fran Drescher

If I ever completely lost my nervousness I would be
frightened half to death.
- Paul Lynde

Shame, shame, shame.
How many times have I told you not to be frightened?
Have I not told you God looks after all his children?
- Willis Goldbeck

I'd be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I'd been given.
I'd be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.
- Denzel Washington

If anyone can figure out how to balance my celebrity
and my dual careers in music and film,
it's me.
I don't feel frightened; I feel challenged.
- Jennifer Lopez

At that time, people wanted to be frightened.
The Thing had come out, The Day the Earth Stood Still had come out,
and these were all frightening movies.
- Ann Robinson

Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go
on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace,
like a clock during a thunderstorm.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Great is the difference betwixt a man's being frightened at,
and humbled for his sins.
- Thomas Fuller

If you turn down work because you are frightened of getting typecast,
you'll never do anything good.
- Colin Baker

And when Roger talks about the frightened ones running away from the bombs,
I immediately thought of my days when I was young and
I had to wear these gas masks.
- Gerald Scarfe

Sometimes it's said that psychiatrists are doctors
who are frightened by the sight of blood.
I might have fallen into that category.
- Robert Jay Lifton

My father was frightened of his mother;
I was frightened of my father,
and I am damned well going to see to it that my children are frightened of me.
- King George V

I like normal stuff people fear - like spiders and heights.
I'm frightened by the unknown, by things that are hard
to figure out and get a grip on.
- Haley Joel Osment

If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I'm not frightened
by anyone's perception of me.
- Angelina Jolie

I need to be frightened of things.
I hate it, but I must need it, because it's what I do.
- Nigella Lawson

We should assume that the end product can be switched
off by any consumer who is offended or frightened by it.
- Richard King

I was regarded as the school freak which further reinforced
a lot of inhibitions and doubts I had about myself.
I was a shy, frightened teenager for a long time.
- Winona Ryder

I also want to return to doing stand-up.
I've become frightened of live audiences.
This is a really telling sign that I need to go back
on the comedy circuit again.
- Johnny Vegas

I was timid and frightened as a child.
Yours truly did not shin up mountains or do any other
kind of adventurous stuff.
- Kate Adie

The more I do, the more frightened I get.
But that is essential.
Otherwise why would I go on doing it?
- Judi Dench

I had always loved John Ford's pictures.
And I came to love him, too, but I was frightened to death working for him.
He used the shock treatment while directing me.
- Ethel Waters

The establishment is made up of little men,
very frightened.
- Bella Abzug

Most people do not really want freedom,
because freedom involves responsibility,
and most people are frightened of responsibility.
- Sigmund Freud

When one is frightened of the truth then it is never
the whole truth that one has an inkling of.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

But I'm more interested in why people are frightened
by Jaws and why Jaws was such a hit than saying Spielberg's my main influence.
- Damien Hirst

I don't think kids have a problem with death.
It's us older ones who are nearer to it,
that start being frightened.
- Helena Bonham Carter

There are moments when everything goes well,
but don't be frightened.
- Jules Renard

When I was about 9, I had polio, and people were very
frightened for their children,
so you tended to be isolated.
I was paralyzed for a while, so I watched television.
- Francis Ford Coppola

We are more often frightened than hurt;
and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I realize that when I moved out of my father's house
I shocked and frightened him because I needed a room of my own,
a space of my own to reinvent myself.
- Sandra Cisneros

It's a sad moment, really, when parents first become
a bit frightened of their children.
- Ama Ata Aidoo

We're frightened of what makes us different.
- Anne Rice


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