37 Quotes About Facing Fears

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There are many things that can cause us to have anxiety or fear. Whether you are dealing with the number one fear of public speaking or are just trying to find the courage to confront a situation, here are some great quotes about facing fears to get you encouraged.

“Action cures fear, inaction creates terror.”

“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.”

“Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.”

“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.”

“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.”

“He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.”

“He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.”

“I had to confront my fears and master my every demonic thought about inferiority, insecurity, or the fear of being black, young, and gifted in this Western culture.”

“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.”

“I think fearless is having fears but jumping anyway.”

“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 wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.”

“It’s wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears.”

“Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears.”

“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.”

“Most fears of rejection rest on the desire for approval from other people. Don’t base your self-esteem on their opinions.”

“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.”

“Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.”

“Stand up and face your fears, or they will defeat you.”

“The comfort zone is the great enemy to creativity; moving beyond it necessitates intuition, which in turn configures new perspectives and conquers fears.”

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

“The fears of one class of men are not the measure of the rights of another.”

“The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.”

“The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.”

“The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true.”

“There is no such thing as paranoia. Your worst fears can come true at any moment.”

“You are as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fears; as young as your hope, as old as your despair.”

“You cannot give up on the American dream. We cannot allow our fears and our disappointments to lead us into silence and into inaction.”

Tackling fear can require reprogramming your brain and how you handle difficult situations.