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“Feel the Fear and do it Anyway” – Inspirational quotes about fear

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In the words of Susan Jeffers, author of ‘Feel The Fear and Do It Anyway’, a real must read for anyone experiencing fear or anxiety which may be holding them back…

“ALL YOU HAVE TO DO TO DIMINISH YOUR FEAR IS TO DEVELOP MORE TRUST IN YOUR ABILITY TO HANDLE WHATEVER COMES YOUR WAY!”

Here are some other inspirational quotes about fear, and overcoming fear:

When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
~Bertrand Russell

Fears are educated into us, and can, if we wish, be educated out.
~Karl Augustus Menninger

Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.
~James Stephens

I must not fear.
Fear is the mind-killer.
Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration.
I will face my fear.
I will permit it to pass over me and through me.
And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path.
Where the fear has gone there will be nothing.
Only I will remain.
~Frank Herbert

Fear: False Evidence Appearing Real.
~Unknown

I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
~William Allen White

Who sees all beings in his own self, and his own self in all beings, loses all fear.
~Isa Upanishad, Hindu Scripture

Where no hope is left, is left no fear.
Milton

Fear is only as deep as the mind allows.
~Japanese Proverb

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
~Helen Keller

You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.
~Eric Hoffer

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
~Marcus Aurelius

When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
~Henry David Thoreau

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
~Eleanor Roosevelt

In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.
~H. P. Lovecraft

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
~Dale Carnegie

Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.
~Virgil Thomson

The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.
~Gandhi

Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark, professionals built the Titanic.
~Unknown

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