Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.
The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life: Overcome fear, behold wonder.
If you have fear, you are bound by tradition, you follow some leader or guru. When you are bound by tradition, when you are afraid of your husband or your wife, you lose your dignity as an individual human being.
If one has fear, there can be no initiative in the creative sense of the word. To have initiative in this sense is to do something original - to do it spontaneously, naturally, without being guided, forced, controlled. It is to do something which you love to do.
A man who is not afraid is not aggressive, a man who has no sense of fear of any kind is really a free, a peaceful man.
What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.
One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end.
It is really very important while you are young to live in an environment in which there is no fear. Most of us, as we grow older, become frightened; we are afraid of living, afraid of losing a job, afraid of tradition, afraid of what the neighbours, or what the wife or husband would say, afraid of death.
The fear of becoming a 'has-been' keeps some people from becoming anything.
You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.
Scalded cats fear even cold water.
Cruelty is a tyrant that's always attended with fear.
If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.
It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know.
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
We fear to know the fearsome and unsavory aspects of ourselves, but we fear even more to know the godlike in ourselves.
When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
An ugly sight, a man who is afraid.
We fear the thing we want the most.
Courage is always and only one thing: It is acting with fear, not without it.
Focus on a specific intention... a goal is often fueled by fear... an intention is fueled by a sense of purpose.
Every time we tell anybody to cheer up, things might be worse, we run away for fear we might be asked to specify how.
Let them hate so long as they fear
Death is a fearful thing.
“If it is to your advantage, make a forward move; if not, stay where you are.”
“If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.”