39 Quotes About Conquering Fear

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Confronting your fear of failure is not easy to go. Overcoming a challenge deemed impossible will strengthen your character and help you to develop courage. Here are some great quotes about conquering fear that will encourage you.

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

“Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.”

“Do not be afraid; our fate cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.”

“Do one thing every day that scares you.”

“Don’t give in to your fears. If you do, you won’t be able to talk to your heart.”

“Don’t let the fear of striking out hold you back.”

“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.”

“Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.”

“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 educated into us, and can, if we wish, be educated out.”

“Find out what you’re afraid of and go live there.”

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

“He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.”

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

“I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.”

“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.”

“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.”

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

“Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.”

“Men go to far greater lengths to avoid what they fear than to obtain what they desire.”

“Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.”

“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.”

“Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.”

“The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”

“The key to change… is to let go of fear.”

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

“There are two kinds of fears: rational and irrational- or in simpler terms, fears that make sense and fears that don’t.”

“Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.”

“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.”

“We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets.”

“When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.”

“When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.”

“Who sees all beings in his own self, and his own self in all beings, loses all fear.”

“Without fear there cannot be courage.”

“You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.”

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror.”

Reshaping your image and advancing your personal development is just one aspect of conquering your fear.