35 Quotes About Overcoming Fear

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Facing failure on a regular basis can give its toll. However, looking for a solution to overcome this fear will make you free forever. These quotes about overcoming fears offer the right type of encouragement you need to keep pushing forward.

“Action cures fear, inaction creates terror.”

“America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.”

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

“Being brave isn’t the absence of fear. Being brave is having that fear but finding a way through it.”

“Courage is knowing what not to fear.”

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.”

“Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.”

“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.”

“Don’t let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others, even if you don’t like them.”

“Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear.”

“Fear has its use, but cowardice has none.”

“Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts.”

“Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.”

“Great fear is concealed under daring.”

“I don’t have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.”

“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.”

“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.”

“If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?”

“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”

“It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.”

“Limits, like fear, is often an illusion.”

“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.”

“Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.”

“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.”

“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.”

“Terrorism is a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society.”

“The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror!”

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”

“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.”

“Too much self-centered attitude, you see, brings, you see, isolation. Result: loneliness, fear, anger. The extreme self-centered attitude is the source of suffering.”

“We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.”

“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.”

“Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.”

“You always have two choices: your commitment versus your fear.”

“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.”

There are ways to reprogram your brain so that you can overcome fear permanently.