Quotation Explorer - 'Frightened'

Good novel are written by people who are not frightened. - George Orwell
Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you're not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today as they ever were. - David Rockefeller
There was a photograph of Trout. He was an old man with a full black beard. He looked like a frightened, aging Jesus, whose sentence to crucifixion had been commuted to imprisonment for life. - Kurt Vonnegut
This is patently absurd; but whoever wishes to become a philosopher must learn not to be frightened by absurdities. - Bertrand Russell
Governments, after all, do not last forever. Even those so frightened of the truth that they get rid of anyone who speaks it.
His impatience for sleep often frightened that very sleep away. - Hugh Howey
Hatred has its pleasures. It is therefore often the compensation bywhich a frightened man reimburses himself for the miseries of Fear. The more he fears, the more he will hate. - Screwtape - C.S. Lewis
When writing for children, it's important to keep in touch with our own inner child. What frightened them, made them happy, made them sad or angry? - C.J. Heck
She knows what is the best purpose of education: not to be frightened by the best but to treat it as part of daily life. - John Mason Brown
When you don't have any money, the problem is food. When you have money, it's sex. When you have both, it's health. If everything is simply jake, then you're frightened of death.
Good novels are not written by orthodoxy-sniffers, nor by people who are conscience-stricken about their own orthodoxy. Good novels are written by people who are not frightened. - George Orwell
I recognise your body in liana; your expression in the eyes of a frightened gazelle; the beauty of your face in that of the moon, your tresses in the plumage of peacocks... alas! Timid friend- no one object compares to you. - Kālidāsa
The irony is, nothing is more frightening than being frightened. - Neel Burton
I crave for knowledge. I envy tolerant, peaceful folks. I am frightened by ignorance. I loathe violence. - tsegaye gebre medhin
I do not know what is going to happen to us. I am frightened but I feel strong. I have the strength of a woman who has everything to loose. - Erin Kelly Bartelma
Obstacles are weak walls without foundations; if you fear them, they will defeat you. But the fact is that they are even afraid of you. So why frightened? - Israelmore Ayivor
If I could find one wordthat would shudder the airlike that frightened sob,that wordless prayerof my newly-born,who drew one breath,and with unopened eyessank back into death;If I could break the world's cold heartwith that cry,then this grief would liftand I could die. - Kenneth L. Patton
A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards. - Jean Paul Richter
Personally I like going places where I don't speak the language, don't know anybody, don't know my way around and don't have any delusions that I'm in control. Disoriented, even frightened, I feel alive, awake in ways I never am at home. - Michael Mewshaw
The stupidity of gossips is that they become frightened when they see your face, and a little word from your mouth makes them vibrate like an electrocuted criminal. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones. - John Cage
If you're frightened of the countless number of books in the library, you'll never write anything, until you close your eyes and hold the pen. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Are you scared? I understand. The first time I saw my reflection in the mirror, even I was frightened by how BIG my reflection was. - Atsushi Ohkubo
Water is not frightened of the ocean. Light is not frightened of the Sun. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Here lies a gentleman boldWho was so very braveHe went to lengths untold,And on the brink of the graveDeath had on him no hold.By the world he set small store--He frightened it to the core--Yet somehow, by Fate's plan,Though he'd lived a crazy man,When he died he was sane once more. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. - Friedrich Nietzsche
We are against ignorance. We feel that you have to educate yourself, no matter what the situation is. People who refuse to educate themselves - people who refuse to find out what something is about, that they're frightened of - find comfort in being ignorant.-- Interview for KJTV-1990 - Zeena Schreck
Did you see the frightened ones,Did you hear the falling bombs,Did you ever wonder why we had to run for shelter in the promise of a brave new world unfurlled beaneath the clear blue skies.Good bye blue skies. - Roger Waters
A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward. - Jean Paul Richter
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. - Madonna
Only people of a certain disposition are frightened of being alone for the rest of their lives at twenty-six; we were of that disposition - Nick Hornby
What i don't know ,can't see,science can not assure me, i believe ,these unknown are frightened, and could be delighting. Unknown things i believe exists by full of surprises. - litymunshi
No matter how lonely you get or how many birth announcements you receive, the trick is not to get frightened. There's nothing wrong with being alone. - Wendy Wasserstein
Death doesn't really worry me that much, I'm not frightened about it... I just don't want to be there when it happens. - Woody Allen
Is it useful to feel fear, because it prepares you for nasty events, or is it useless, because nasty events will occur whether you are frightened or not? - Lemony Snicket
People get so frightened for no reason, but I'll tell you, to live with no purpose is a far more frightening proposition... You bring yourself to say yes when you always thought the only possible answer was no, and your whole world changes. - Liz Rosenberg
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