37 Quotes About Overcoming Your Fears


Fear can plague our lives and take over our ability to have control. These quotes about overcoming your fears will inspire you to focus on the end goal.

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

“Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.”

“Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”

“Do not be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”

“Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.”

“Do one thing every day that scares you.”

“Each of us must confront our own fears, must come face to face with them. How we handle our fears will determine where we go with the rest of our lives. To experience adventure or to be limited by the fear of it.”

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”

“Extreme fear can neither fight nor fly.”

“Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure it just means you haven’t succeeded yet”

“Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.”

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

“Fear is only as deep as the mind allows.”

“Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.”

“Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.”

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

“Feel the fear and do it anyway.”

“Have no fear of perfection. You’ll never reach it.”

“He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.”

“I failed my way to success.”

“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 are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.”

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”

“It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.”

“Men are not afraid of things, but of how they view them.”

“Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.”

“My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure.”

“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.”

“No man is a failure who is enjoying life.”

“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.”

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.”

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

“People living deeply have no fear of death.”

“Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.”

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”

“The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but it is fear.”

There are many ways you can overcome your fears and seek a resolution.

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