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86 Inspirational Quotes on Fear (OVERCOME FEAR)

Top 7 Most-favorited Quotes About Fear

It is foolish to fear what we have yet to see and know.
It is foolish to fear what we have yet to see and know. – Uchiha Itachi (Naruto)
You don’t have to live in fear, ’cause for the first time in forever, I will be right here. – Anna (Frozen – Disney Movie)
Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision. – Winston Churchill
Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision. – Winston Churchill
Fear of the unknown is a destructive force. It causes people to make suboptimal choices by avoiding that fear.
Fear of the unknown is a destructive force. It causes people to make suboptimal choices by avoiding that fear. – Cliff Lerner
Courage is the secret sauce that allows you to act despite your fears. - Narayan Kamath
Courage is the secret sauce that allows you to act despite your fears. – Narayan Kamath
It is a sad truth that greater the authority a person possesses, the more he tends to fear change.
It is a sad truth that greater the authority a person possesses, the more he tends to fear change. – Jinbe (One Piece)
Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering.
Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering. – Yoda

Top 10 Quotes About Fear So You Can Be More Courageous

One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do. - Henry Ford
One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do. – Henry Ford
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear. - William Congreve
Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear. – William Congreve
Living with fear stops us taking risks, and if you don’t go out on the branch, you’re never going to get the best fruit. - Sarah Parish
Living with fear stops us taking risks, and if you don’t go out on the branch, you’re never going to get the best fruit. – Sarah Parish
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. - Marie Curie
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. – Marie Curie
I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear. – Rosa Park
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. – Nelson Mandela
Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it… that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.
Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it… that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear. – Dale Carnegie
Action cures fear, inaction creates terror. - Douglas Horton
Action cures fear, inaction creates terror. – Douglas Horton
The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror! - Joyce Meyer
The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror! – Joyce Meyer

19 Inspiring Quotes to Help You Fear Less & Be More Confident

You just have to get rid of fear and confront the world. Look at yourself in the mirror and say to yourself, ‘I love you and nothing will destroy you and you’re not going to fall.”

Ricky Martin
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. - Babe Ruth
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. – Babe Ruth
Fear has its use, but cowardice has none. - Mahatma Gandhi
Fear has its use, but cowardice has none. – Mahatma Gandhi
Great fear is concealed under daring. - Lucan
Great fear is concealed under daring. – Lucan
Being brave isn’t the absence of fear. Being brave is having that fear but finding a way through it. - Bear Grylls
Being brave isn’t the absence of fear. Being brave is having that fear but finding a way through it. – Bear Grylls
Fears are nothing more than a state of mind. - Napoleon Hill
Fears are nothing more than a state of mind. – Napoleon Hill
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold. - Helen Keller
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold. – Helen Keller
If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear? - Confucius
If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear? – Confucius
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life. - Shannon L. Alder
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life. – Shannon L. Alder
People living deeply have no fear of death. - Anais Nin
People living deeply have no fear of death. – Anais Nin
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death. - James F. Byrnes
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death. – James F. Byrnes
Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will. - James Stephens
Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will. – James Stephens
We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality. - Seneca
We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality. – Seneca
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire. - Dale Carnegie
Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire. – Dale Carnegie
You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you. - Eric Hoffer
You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you. – Eric Hoffer
Fear is only as deep as the mind allows. - Japanese Proverb
Fear is only as deep as the mind allows. – Japanese Proverb
I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today. - William Allen White
I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today. – William Allen White
Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are our own fears. - Rudyard Kipling
Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are our own fears. – Rudyard Kipling
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
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
Who sees all beings in his own self, and his own self in all beings, loses all fear. - Isa Upanishad
Who sees all beings in his own self, and his own self in all beings, loses all fear. – Isa Upanishad

25 Quotes About Facing Your Fear & Embracing Fear

Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.”

Steve Jobs
To overcome fear, here’s all you have to do - realize the fear is there, and do the action you fear anyway. - Peter McWilliams
To overcome fear, here’s all you have to do – realize the fear is there, and do the action you fear anyway. – Peter McWilliams
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
Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Keep your fears to yourself but share your courage with others. – Robert Louis Stevenson
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness. – Bertrand Russell
Everything you want is on the other side of fear. - Jack Canfield
Everything you want is on the other side of fear. – Jack Canfield

Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.”

Louis E. Boone
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. - Plato
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. – Plato
There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them. - Andre Gide
There are very few monsters who warrant the fear we have of them. – Andre Gide
The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. - Joseph Campbell
The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. – Joseph Campbell
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
I think fearless is having fears but jumping anyway. - Taylor Swift
I think fearless is having fears but jumping anyway. – Taylor Swift
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
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
Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends. - Shirley Maclaine
Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends. – Shirley Maclaine
The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid. - Shirley Maclaine
The way you overcome shyness is to become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid. – Shirley Maclaine

If you’re not willing to risk, you cannot grow. If you cannot grow, you cannot be your best. If you cannot be your best, you cannot be happy. If you cannot be happy, what else is there?

Les Brown
Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death.
Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death.
No power so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear. - Edmund Burke
No power so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear. – Edmund Burke
Fear has two meanings: ‘Forget Everything And Run’ or ‘Face Everything And Rise.’ The choice is yours. - Zig Ziglar
Fear has two meanings: ‘Forget Everything And Run’ or ‘Face Everything And Rise.’ The choice is yours. – Zig Ziglar
Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile… initially scared me to death. - Betty Bender
Anything I’ve ever done that ultimately was worthwhile… initially scared me to death. – Betty Bender
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
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
Find out what you're afraid of and go live there. - Chuck Palahniuk
Find out what you’re afraid of and go live there. – Chuck Palahniuk
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. - Marcus Aurelius
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. – Marcus Aurelius
The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear. - Mahatma Gandhi
The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear. – Mahatma Gandhi
There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice. - Mark Twain
There are several good protections against temptation, but the surest is cowardice. – Mark Twain

24 Wise Quotes About Conquering Your Fear With Ease

Your fears are a kind of prison that confines you within a limited range of action. The less you fear, the more power you will have and the more fully you will live.”

Robert Greene
Being aware of your fear is smart. Overcoming it is the mark of a successful person. - Seth Godin
Being aware of your fear is smart. Overcoming it is the mark of a successful person. – Seth Godin
Courage is knowing what not to fear. - Plato
Courage is knowing what not to fear. – Plato
Do one thing every day that scares you. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Do one thing every day that scares you. – Eleanor Roosevelt
Your mission: Be so busy loving your life that you have no time for hate, regret or fear. - Karen Salmansohn
Your mission: Be so busy loving your life that you have no time for hate, regret or fear. – Karen Salmansohn
Fear is temporary. Regret is forever.
Fear is temporary. Regret is forever.
Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live. - Dorothy Thompson
Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live. – Dorothy Thompson
Your mind is small, but your heart is big. Your mind is afraid but your heart is full of love. - Maxime Lagacé
Your mind is small, but your heart is big. Your mind is afraid but your heart is full of love. – Maxime Lagacé
If you want to cure the world, don’t emanate fear, emanate love. - Ram Dass
If you want to cure the world, don’t emanate fear, emanate love. – Ram Dass
A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears. - Michel de Montaigne
A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears. – Michel de Montaigne
What the mind doesn’t understand, it worships or fears. - Alice Walker
What the mind doesn’t understand, it worships or fears. – Alice Walker
Do not be afraid; our fate cannot be taken from us; it is a gift. - Dante Alighieri
Do not be afraid; our fate cannot be taken from us; it is a gift. – Dante Alighieri
It’s okay to be a little afraid, it just means you’re about to learn something. - Thibaut
It’s okay to be a little afraid, it just means you’re about to learn something. – Thibaut
The fears we don’t face becomes our limits. - Robin Sharma
The fears we don’t face becomes our limits. – Robin Sharma
Being scared is part of being alive. Accept it. Walk through it. - Robin Sharma
Being scared is part of being alive. Accept it. Walk through it. – Robin Sharma
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist. - Oscar Wilde
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist. – Oscar Wilde
Fear is your friend. It is an indicator. Sometimes it shows you what you shouldn’t do, more often than not it shows you what you should do.
Fear is your friend. It is an indicator. Sometimes it shows you what you shouldn’t do, more often than not it shows you what you should do. – Tim Ferriss
The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better. - Stephen King
The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better. – Stephen King
Your choices define you. Don’t let fear be your definition. - Tom Bilyeu
Your choices define you. Don’t let fear be your definition. – Tom Bilyeu
Our greatest fear should not be of failure, but of succeeding at something that doesn’t really matter. - D.L. Moody
Our greatest fear should not be of failure, but of succeeding at something that doesn’t really matter. – D.L. Moody
Courage is the power of the mind to overcome fear. - Martin Luther King. Jr.
Courage is the power of the mind to overcome fear. – Martin Luther King. Jr.
Only when we accept fear will we have freedom. - Shane Parrish
Only when we accept fear will we have freedom. – Shane Parrish
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear. - Tony Robbins
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear. – Tony Robbins
If you are paralyzed with fear it’s a good sign. It shows you what you have to do. - Steven Pressfield
If you are paralyzed with fear it’s a good sign. It shows you what you have to do. – Steven Pressfield

Conclusion

Avoiding fear and emotions that scare us is human nature. Sometimes, fear is good because it prevents us from doing something stupid. Like leaving our cozy cave to venture to the wild where beasts lurk.

But the truth is, most of our fears today are just inner dialogue that keeps us stuck.

Experiencing fear is normal but to have your fear control you at every intersection of your life is not.

It’s been said that FEAR stands for False Events Appearing Real, which aptly implies that most of what you’re afraid of doesn’t ever come to pass.

Grant Cardone

When we avoid fear, we are also potentially avoiding joy, happiness, and growth.

Ralph Waldo Emerson puts it this way: “A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.”

Learning to overcome fear for five minutes longer than the average joe can give your life a whole new meaning and joy.

We don’t need to be courageous or brave every minute; we just need to be for five minutes longer when the time ensues.

Here are the best inspirational quotes on fear so you can overcome all undue doubts for five minutes longer to fuel your success.

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