If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.

Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.

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.

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.

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.

“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.”

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.

Fear preserves you by a dread of punishment which never fails.

If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.

It may be that the most striking thing about members of my literary generation in retrospect will be that we were allowed to say absolutely anything without fear of punishment.