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" Fear is always a good motivator. "
" Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world. "
Ralph Waldo Emerson
" The purpose of torture is not getting information. It's spreading fear. "
" Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness, of hatred, of jealousy, and, most easily of all, the gate of fear. "
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
" People react to fear, not love; they don't teach that in Sunday School, but it's true. "
Richard M. Nixon
" You've got to kick fear to the side, because the payoff is huge. "
" My motivation for being a good drummer was born out of fear, which, in a way, seems so antithetical to what art should be. "
" I'm intimidated by the fear of being average. "
" As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it. "
" Life is a mountain of solvable problems, and I enjoy that. "
" My greatest fear is the Iranians acquire a nuclear weapon and give it to a terrorist organization. And there is a real threat of them doing that. "
" The strength and power of despotism consists wholly in the fear of resistance. "
" If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed. "
" To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead. "
" There is the theory... that you live in two places: You either live in fear, or you live in love. "
" The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence. "
" Here is a fear for me, I never wanted to be one of those guys that was defined by a body of work 20 years old. "
" A sure sign of a soul-based workplace is excitement, enthusiasm, real passion; not manufactured passion, but real involvement. And there's very little fear. "
" Stalking is a crime that can paralyze an otherwise productive person with fear. "
" Discouragement, fear, doubt, lack of self-confidence, are the germs which have killed the prosperity and happiness of tens of thousands of people. "
Orison Swett Marden
" I have trust issues with allowing other individuals to know my innermost secrets for fear of how I may be viewed. Everyone has this. "
" Hats, giant shades and 60-plus sunblock are part of my summer repertoire. I don't want wrinkles, but it's skin cancer I truly fear. "
Janine di Giovanni
" All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry. "
Edgar Allan Poe
" I've always had to conquer fear when I'm on stage. Basically, I was and still am a very shy person. It's absolutely in conflict with what I do. But once I deliver the first joke I'm okay. It's like I'm out there all by myself just delivering my lines to nobody in particular without ever trying to notice the audience in front of me. "
" When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear. "
" There is nothing in the universe that I fear, but that I shall not know all my duty, or shall fail to do it. "
" Throughout my career, the pounding in my heart, the fright, has been ever-present, but I never turned back. Fear can be a highly motivational part of the journey. "
" 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. "
" The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends. "
" I just like watching people who really are not self-conscious, who aren't aware, because I fear that one could become too self-conscious, too artful, as an actor. Sometimes if you look at somebody, you can extrapolate from their exterior what might be happening in their interior. I'm nosy. "
" We fear that this moment will end, that we won't get what we need, that we will lose what we love, or that we will not be safe. Often, our biggest fear is the knowledge that one day our bodies will cease functioning. So even when we are surrounded by all the conditions for happiness, our joy is not complete. "
Thich Nhat Hanh