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.

Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power.

We fear violence less than our own feelings. personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict.

We fear violence less than our own feelings. personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict.

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.

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

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