Quotation Explorer - 'Terrified'

Most people are not really scared of death. They are merely terrified of being taken to a mortuary and/or being buried or cremated and/or being forgotten. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You don't have to do something every day that scares you. There's no fun in being terrified. Do one thing every day that makes you happy. - Jodi Ann Bickley
I was terrified that tomorrow the truth would start. - Sonali Deraniyagala
The boring thing with taking a walk with someone is that your thoughts are then dictated by the subject or subjects of your conversation; and that is made worse by the fact that most sane people are terrified of silence whenever they are with or near someone. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I am terrified of restrictive religious doctrine, having learned from history that when men who adhere to any form of it are in control, common men like me are in peril. [The World Is My Home (1991)] - James A. Michener
I've never been scared of the dark, but I'm still terrified of what's in it. - Elizabeth Duivenvoorde
Portia remembered her interview in the small office upstairs...in which she had been so shy, so terrified about not being good enough, not getting this thing, this chance, which she had only just discovered she wanted very badly. - Jean Hanff Korelitz
Kiss me until I forget how terrified I am of everything wrong with my life. - Beau Taplin
I love science, and it pains me to think that so many are terrified of the subject or feel that choosing science means you cannot also choose compassion, or the arts, or be awed by nature. Science is not meant to cure us of mystery, but to reinvent and reinvigorate it. - Robert M. Sapolsky
I have been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I have never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do. - Georgia O'Keeffe
You see, the strangeness of my case is that now I no longer fear the invisible, I’m terrified by reality. - Jean Lorrain
I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life—and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do. - Georgia O'Keeffe
The possibility to love another scared me; terrified me actually. Being a free spirit, apart of me is most alive when roaming, than I became a mother and for the first time I felt my heart live outside my body and that's the moment his laughter became my medicine. - Nikki Rowe
In this passionately social world, loneliness dogged the spirit. People were constantly getting together, but they never really got there…For everyone searched his neighbor’s eyes for the image of himself, and never saw anything else. Or if he did, he was outraged and terrified. - Olaf Stapledon
When she fucked up all those years ago, just a little girl terrified into paralysis, she fell onto the enigma of herself. - John Green
Be calm when your wife yells at you, calmer when she chastens you, but be terrified when she ignores you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We hold on so tightly, because we’re terrified of loss. We hold on till our hands bleed. And in that self-shattering persistence, we fail to see the answer: Just let go. - Yasmin Mogahed
[I]t kind of terrified me to imagine myself spending the rest of my life tinkering on the margins of the small arguments. - Lawrence Lessig
1408 Film by Stephen King freak me out, the story also freak me out. But watching the film how is made, how much reverses were shown just terrified me. The ending was suprising! - Deyth Banger
I spent a lot of time vacillating between wanting to be seen as attractive, being terrified by too much attention, and wanting to succeed and fit in without anyone's noticing me. - Kim Gordon
What people never understand is that depression isn't about the outside; it's about the inside. Something inside me is wrong. Sure, there are things in my life that make me feel alone, but nothing makes me feel more isolated and terrified than my own voice inside my head. - Jasmine Warga
Awkward silences rule the world. People are so terrified of awkward silences that they will literally go to war rather than face an awkward silence. - Stefan Molyneux
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