Fear is that passion which hath the greatest power over us, and by which God and His laws take the surest hold of us. Tillotson
Fear is the fever of life.
Fear is the mother of foresight. Henry Taylor
Fear is the mother of safety. Burke
Fear is the parent of cruelty. Froude
Fear is the proof of a degenerate mind. Virgil
Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt. Sewell
Fear is the underminer of all determinations; and necessity, the victorious rebel of all laws. Sir Philip Sidney
Fear is the virtue of slaves; but the heart that loveth is willing. Longfellow
Fear is the white lipp'd sire Of subterfuge and treachery. Mrs. Sigourney
Fear is worse than fighting.
Fear is worse than the ordeal itself.
Fear keepes and looks to the vineyard, and not the owner. George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum
Fear keeps and looks to the vineyard, and not the owner.
Fear keeps the garden better than the gardener.
Fear lends wings.
Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things will be yours.
Fear less, hope more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Hate less, love more; And all good things are yours.
Fear loves the idea of danger. Joubert
Fear makes men believe the worst. Quintus Curtius Rufus
Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
Fear makes us feel our humanity. Beaconsfield
Fear may force a man to cast beyond the moon.
Fear must rule in a despotism. Kossuth
Fear naturally quickens the flight of guilt. Johnson
Fear no man, and do justice to all men.
Fear not a jest. If one throws salt at thee thou wilt receive no harm unless thou hast sore places.
Fear not a jest. If one throws salt at you, you will not be harmed unless you have sore places.
Fear not the future; weep not for the past.
Fear not the loss of the bell more than the loss of the steeple.
Fear not the man who fears God.
Fear not the proud and the haughty; fear rather him who fears God. Saadi
Fear not to swear; the winds carry the perjuries of lovers without effect over land and sea, thanks to Jupiter. The father of the gods himself has denied effect to what foolish lovers in their eagerness have sworn. Tibullus
Fear not; for I am with thee. Bible
Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat; it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived. Quarles
Fear of death is worse than death itself.
Fear of the fall more fevers me than the fall itself. Michel De Montaigne
Fear on guilt attends, and deeds of darkness; The virtuous breast ne'er knows it. Havard
Fear only two: God, and the man who has no fear of God.
Fear sometimes adds wings to the heels, and sometimes nails them to the ground, and fetters them from moving. Montaigne
Fear takes molehills for mountains.
Fear the goat from the front, the horse from the rear, and (a) man from all sides.