Quotation Explorer - 'Fearing'

What will be left of all the fearing and wanting associated with your problematic life situation that every day takes up most of your attention? A dash, one or two inches long, between the date of birth and date of death on your gravestone. - Eckhart Tolle
We are a god- fearing nation of forgivers. You may have bombed our hotels & killed our people, we will still not hang you. If we cannot give life, who are we to take one? No matter how heinous the crime, we do not judge. We live & let live. - Andy Paula
Being fearless is not in the absence of fear; it's just about fearing less. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Dreading dusk, fearing night, praying for dawn. - Gregory J. Saunders
A friend is a person whom you can love without judging and share your thoughts without fearing. - Debasish Mridha
We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it. - Thomas Jefferson
I never wanted to be a God fearing person. I wanted to grow up and be a person that was fearless for God. There was a difference. - Shannon L. Alder
The words get easier the moment you stop fearing them. - Tahereh Mafi
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. - Elbert Hubbard
So full of artless jealousy is guilt,It spills itself in fearing to be spilt. - William Shakespeare
Mankind censure injustice fearing that they may be the victims of it, and not because they shrink from committing it. - Plato
Fearing failure is fearing life. Failure is a great way to learn from life. - Debasish Mridha
Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t). - James Baraz
Teddy Roosevelt "had relished "every hour" of every day as president. Indeed, (he was) fearing the "dull thud" he would experience upon returning to private life. - Doris Kearns Goodwin
Dolendi modus, timendi non item. (To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.) - Sir Francis Bacon
Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.
The alternative to pain may be worse. When you live with an open heart, you will inevitably get hurt. The alternative of living a life closed off from experience, however, is barren. Ironically, it also still involves suffering. In fearing pain, we already feel the pain from our fear. - Ann Brasco
If there is anything worth fearing in the world, it is living in such a way that gives one cause for regret in the end. - A.C. Grayling
There's great power in not fearing solitude. You don't allow yourself to be treated like crap because you're afraid of the alternative. - S. Usher Evans
The young man pities his elders, fearing the day he, too, will join their ranks. The elderly man pities the younger generation, well-knowing the trials and tribulations that lie ahead of them. - Lynda I Fisher
Since when did Christians started fearing ghost, witches and wizards, demons, sicknesses and Death ? Don't you get it? these things are far below you. What did Jesus die for ? ALL THINGS WORK TOGETHER FOR YOUR GOOD - Mary Tornyenyor
Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win By fearing to attempt. - William Shakespeare
I don't believe in an afterlife, so I don't have to spend my whole life fearing hell, or fearing heaven even more. For whatever the tortures of hell, I think the boredom of heaven would be even worse. - Isaac Asimov
I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all. - Alexis de Tocqueville
Humans are naturally scared and confused beings. They not only fear the unknown, as they live fearing themselves... - Luis Marques
I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led. - Thomas Jefferson
Fearing our confrontations is one thing... facing them unarmed is a completely different matter. - Mark W. Boyer
We are, perhaps uniquely among the earth’s creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives, fearing the future, discontent with the present, unable to take the idea of dying, unable to sit still. - Lewis Thomas
Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs. This state of mind is not common, but it is essential for right thinking... - Leo Tolstoy
Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong. - Peter T. Mcintyre
I watch and listen, helpless to help. There is no point in saying ‘This, too, shall pass.’ For a time, we do not even want it to pass. We hold on to grief, fearing that its lifting will be the final betrayal. - Ahdaf Soueif
The day I started fearing regret is the day I decided to never stop. - Matthew Donnelly
This pursuit of unavailable distant people has oedipal roots.… fearing the consequences, they make certain that they fail at the attempt.―Distancing, (p.115) - Kantor
...And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land. I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land. So I'm happy tonight. I'm not worried about anything. I'm not fearing any man. - Martin Luther King Jr.
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