Quotation Explorer - 'Terror'

This is the true nature of home -- it is the place of Peace; the shelter, not only from injury, but from all terror, doubt and division. - John Ruskin
Sadness brings delicacy. Happiness brings subliminal terror. - Dominic Riccitello
GreenHollyWood asked me "How I sleep?", after all, after this horror and terror. The truth is that I close the one eye 1-2 seconds go and then the other... and I sleep. To to don't forget, if we will be friends I enjoy the horror..., I like to see myself scared!? - Deyth Banger
All children are heartless. They have not grown a heart yet, which is why they can climb tall trees and say shocking things and leap so very high that grown-up hearts flutter in terror. Hearts weigh quite a lot. That is why it takes so long to grow one. - Valente, Catherynne
What good is money if it can't inspire terror in your fellow man? - Matt Groening
Work begins when the fear of doing nothing at all finally trumps the terror of doing it badly. - Alain de Botton
It is the sheer ugliness and banality of everyday life which turns my blood to ice and makes me cringe in terror. - Jean Lorrain
I think horror, when done well, is one of the most direct and honest ways to get to the core of the human experience because terror reduces all of us to our most authentic forms. - Alistair Cross
The teacher pretended that algebra was a perfectly natural affair, to be taken for granted, whereas I didn't even know what numbers were. Mathematics classes became sheer terror and torture to me. I was so intimidated by my incomprehension that I did not dare to ask any questions. - Carl Jung
To provoke dreams of terror in the slumber of prosperity has become the moral duty of literature. - Ernst Fischer
Books and all forms of writing are terror to those who wish to suppress truth. - Wole Soyinks
Ask a deeply religious Christian if he’d rather live next to a bearded Muslim that may or may not be plotting a terror attack, or an atheist that may or may not show him how to set up a wireless network in his house. On the scale of prejudice, atheists don’t seem so bad lately. - Scott Adams
War is food and drink and disease and patience and anger and hate and cold and stealth and terror as well as sweet silver and bitter iron and the glitter of arms in the sun or under the moon. - Miles Cameron, The Dread Wyrm
this terror then and drakness of mind must be dispelled not by the rays of the sun and glittering shafts of day, but by the aspect and the law of nature; the warp whose design we shall begin with this first principle, nothing is ever gotten out of nothing by divine power. - Titus Lucretius Carus
The basis for optimism is sheer terror. - Oscar Wilde
I'd rather get my brains blown out in the wild than wait in terror at the slaughterhouse. - Craig Volk
Beauty is only the start of bearable terror. - Rainer Maria Rilke
The notion that writings created at a time when men huddled in superstitious terror from an eclipse can possibly be a credible representation of the Creator (whatever that word means to each person) is so absurd as to border on delusional. - Dave Champion
We passed from laughter to terror which, like love and hate, are close relatives. - Lise Deharme
All the horrors of the reign of terror were based on concern for public tranquility. - Leo Tolstoy
If you are a terror to many, then beware of many. - Ausonius
The basis of optimism is sheer terror. - Oscar Wilde
Greater is our terror of the unknown. - Titus Livius
Last night was dark and full of terror and while we slept, the angels kept their watch of wondering love. - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
Only the unknown frightens men. But once a man has faced the unknown, that terror becomes the known. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Dr. Loveless: Dang these pine needles. Why can't a forest be decently carpeted?Wild Wild West (TV) Second Season: Night of the Green Terror - Michael Garrison
In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock. - Orson Welles
First of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
We fear men so much, because we fear God so little. One fear cures another. When man's terror scares you, turn your thoughts to the wrath of God. - G.K. Chesterton
What is the death of a soldier even off duty of an occupying army walking in an occupied territory against the death of a little boy screaming in terror in his father's arms Where is the equivalence - Linda Grant
Man had created God in his own image, not the other way around. He had done it through sheer terror, and who could blame him? Unfortunately he had made too good a job. The god he had invented was just as cruel and careless as man himself. Not a deity to whom one should seriously address a prayer. - Richard Herley
One of the hardest parts of my job is to connect Iraq to the war on terror. - George W. Bush
To be feared is to fear: no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind. - Seneca
We shouldn't live in a world where we live in constant terror. We need less dying and more living. We need less destroying and more building. We need less hate and more love. - Imania Margria
Toward dawn we shared with youyour hour of desolation,the huge lingering passionof your unearthly out cry,as you swung your blind headtowards us and laboriously openeda bloodshot, glistening eye,in which we swam with terror and recognition. - Stanley Kunitz
So of course time is necessary. But nevertheless damn painful, for it transforms all the pieces of your life - joy and sorrow, youth and age, love and hate, terror and bliss - from fire into smoke rising up the air and dissipating on a breeze. - Charles Frazier
To be good, according to the vulgar standard of goodness, is obviously quite easy. It merely requires a certain amount of sordid terror, a certain lack of imaginative thought, and a certain low passion for middle-class respectability. - Oscar Wilde
Once there was The People - Terror gave it birth; Once there was The People, and it made a hell of earth! Earth arose and crushed it. Listen, oh, ye slain! Once there was The People - it shall never be again! - Rudyard Kipling
How often do I stand in abject terror and raw trepidation before the impossible peaks that soar to impossible heights in front me, when God turns to me and calmly says what mountains? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I feel the terror of idleness,like a red thirst.Death isn't just an idea. - Mary Oliver
Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives in fear. - Harry S Truman
How fortunate it was for the world that when these great trials came upon it there was a generation that terror could not conquer and brutal violence could not enslave. - Winston S. Churchill
We must not make a scarecrow of the law, setting it up to fear the birds of prey, and let it keep one shape, till custom make it their perch and not their terror. - William Shakespeare
My fear of abandonment is exceeded only by my terror of intimacy. - Ethlie Ann Vare
Biography lends to death a new terror. - Oscar Wilde
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
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself -- nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Terror is nothing other than justice, prompt, severe, inflexible; it is therefore an emanation of virtue; it is not so much a special principle as it is a consequence of the general principle of democracy applied to our country's most urgent needs. - Maximilien Robespierre
the flames are silent,Peace is violent,Tears are frozen’cause massacre was chosen.~~ 26/11– Mumbai terror attack memories - Ankita Singhal
Quererte fue una estupidez total, un paso mas allá del bien y el mal, una tormenta de dolor, una historia de terror, un sueño rosa que hoy es gris... - Dulce María
An end in terror is preferable to terror without end. - Sophie Scholl
The reason we all like to think so well of others is that we are all afraid for ourselves. The basis of optimism is sheer terror. - Oscar Wilde
When the least they could do to you was everything, then the most they could do to you suddenly held no terror. - Terry Pratchett
Proverbs 21:15 NIV:When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers. - Anonymous
Moments of extreme terror bring back the gestures of our youth.
What was achieved under Nazi-fascism through bloody terror against the organized workers’ movement and the people is to be achieved again today in West Europe through the information society - Red Army Faction
Terror is the desire to save your own ass, but horror is rooted in sympathy. - Joe Hill
Yes, they are carnal, both of them, love and death, and therein lies their terror and their great magic! - Thomas Mann
I am the Merlin, bane of the Vale, terror of the four lands. I am chaos and shadows, the last of my people. - Jennifer Silverwood
Ask a deeply religious Christian if he'd rather live next to a bearded Muslim that may or may not be plotting a terror attack, or an atheist that may or may not show him how to set up a wireless network in his house. On the scale of prejudice, atheists don't seem so bad lately. - Scott Adams
Nightmares are not dreams. A good dream does not leave the dreamer in darkness, confusion and terror. Start having dreams, not nightmares! - Michael Bassey Johnson
Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without vicory there is no survival. - Winston S. Churchill
I strike terror among men, I can't be bothered by what they think. - Tairrie B.
You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word. It is victory, victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory, however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival. - Winston S. Churchill
Our hearts fill with terror at the thought of harm coming to our loved ones, don't they? You cannot have love without fear. The two coexist. - Marie Lu
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