Quotation Explorer - 'Dread'

My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me. - Thomas Jefferson
At twenty-four she imagined with dread that she was growing old. - Jean Rhys
I try to cherish the moments I have, for I dread the day I get out of the tub and the wrinkles won't go away... - Gabe A. Lopez
When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them. They show us the state of our decay. - Brian W. Aldiss
Most people dread finding out when they come to die that they have never really lived. - Henry David Thoreau
I used to dread getting older because I thought I would not be able to do all the things I wanted to do, but now that I am older I find that I don't want to do them. - Nancy Astor
The eternal silence of these infinite spaces fills me with dread. - Blaise Pascal
If life is a dream, better you dread the waking! - Honeythorn Gump
The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good. - John Locke
Do not try to solve all life's problems at once -- learn to dread each day as it comes.
We would rather be ruined than changed. We would rather die in our dread than climb the cross of the moment and see our illusions die. - W.H. Auden
Like one who, on a lonely road, Doth walk in fear and dread, And, having once turned round, walks on, And turns no more his head; Because he knows a frightful fiend Doth close behind him tread. - Coleridge's "Ancient Mariner. - Mary Shelley
I've developed a new philosophy... I only dread one day at a time. - Charles M. Schulz
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. - George Bernard Shaw
Nor dread nor hope attendA dying animal;A man awaits his endDreading and hoping all. - W.B. Yeats
Humans without humanity, A world of dread and fear for eternity. - Mouloud Benzadi
I have a new philosophy. I'm only going to dread one day at a time. - Charles M. Schulz
All this dread order break- for whom? for thee?Vile worm!- oh madness! pride! impiety! - Alexander Pope
There are dread secrets that none may know and have peace. More, secrets that render whosoever knoweth them an alien unto the tribe he belongs to, that cause him to walk alone on earth, for he who takes, pays. - E. Hoffmann Price
He lives not long who battles with the immortals, nor do his children prattle about his knees when he has come back from battle and the dread fray. - Homer
Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before. - Edith Wharton
Liberty also means responsibility. That is why most men dread it. - George Bernard Shaw
Borders are scratched across the hearts of men, by strangers with a calm, judicial pen, and when the borders bleed we watch with dread the lines of ink along the map turn red. - Marya Mannes
When I want to find the vanguard of the people I look to the uneasy dreams of an aristocracy and find what they dread most. - Wendell Phillips
Come ye viewless ministers of this dread hour! Come from the fenny lake, the hanging rock, and the midnight cave! The moon is red the stars are out the sky is burning and all nature stands aghast at what we do! - William Mudford
Let's go on a road trip and like it, not dread it! There are no barriers, there is no fear. - Wayne W. Dyer
The world dread nothing so much as being convinced of their errors. - William Hazlitt
I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like a state of continual becoming, with a goal in front and not behind. - George Bernard Shaw
As much as we thirst for approval, we dread condemnation. - Hans Selye
...dread invades the living room, finds her on the couch, presses on her, gets inside her where it swiftly grows bigger than she is until she is inside it, looking out from a rind of shadow. - Ann-Marie MacDonald
They (religions) dread the advance of science as witches do the approach of daylight and scowl on the fatal harbinger announcing the subversions of the duperies on which they live. - Thomas Jefferson
Today i am feeling proud that i have a greatest teacher. My encouragement my motivation and my leader is only one that is my teacher. From silent to talkative from dread to cheer all credit goes to teacher for their such a encouragement. - Avinash Advani
It is much better to die of hunger unhindered by grief and fear than to live affluently beset with worry, dread, suspicion and unchecked desire. - Epictetus
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
Responsibility is the thing people dread the most of all. Yet it is the one thing in the world that develops us, gives us manhood or womanhood fiber. - Frank Crane
Learn from the earliest days to insure your principles against the perils of ridicule; you can no more exercise your reason if you live in the constant dread of laughter, than you can enjoy your life if you are in the constant terror of death. - Sydney Smith
There is nothing more dread and more shameless than a woman who plans such deeds in her heart as the foul deed which she plotted when she contrived her husband's murder. - Homer
Please choose the way of peace. ... In the short term there may be winners and losers in this war that we all dread. But that never can, nor never will justify the suffering, pain and loss of life your weapons will cause. - Mother Teresa
When you dread getting up in the morning to go somewhere, you are going to the wrong place. - Karen Larson-Reuter
From my perspective I believe that most Christians do not dread judgment day because it is the end, but because they will no longer be able to embrace the façade of a sinless mirrored reflection. - Carl Henegan
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