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" Fear is really powerful; it's really useful to me. "
" I delight in what I fear. "
" A lot of what I've done as Nine Inch Nails has been governed by fear. I was trying to keep the songs in a framework that was tough, and I learnt a lot from Jesus and Mary Chain about how to bury nice pop songs in unlistenable noise - the idea being if you can get behind that wall, you find there's a pearl inside. "
" Fear makes us feel our humanity. "
" Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national emergency. "
" If you can't relax during your interview, then nothing you do to prepare will matter. Being yourself is essential to the selection process, and interviewers will feel it if you're too nervous. Showing fear or anxiety appears weak compared to a relaxed smile and genuine confidence. "
" Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them. "
" I think the most romantic thing you can do is just turn up. Turn up when it's difficult for you. Travel halfway around the world or just up the road. Whatever it is, just be there. "
" Greatness comes from fear. Fear can either shut us down and we go home, or we fight through it. "
" Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another. "
" If there is one thing I fear less than everything else, it is, I believe, persecution for my opinions. There are a good many points about which I may be diffident, but when it comes to questions of Truth and intellectual independence, there is no holding me - I can envisage no finer end than to sacrifice oneself for a conviction. "
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
" I love the idea that horror and fear is a celebration of health and life. "
" I have stepped outside my comfort zone enough to know that, yes, the world does fall apart, but not in the way that you fear. "
" Hunger and fear are the only realities in dog life: an empty stomach makes a fierce dog. "
Robert Falcon Scott
" The Russians feared Ike. They didn't fear me. "
Lyndon B. Johnson
" Fear has its use but cowardice has none. "
" Ritual is another word for fear, manifested in a different way. "
" I kind of embarked on a fruitless search to find information about my character, Frederick Aiken. And it was fruitless, unfortunately, because there's so little about him. "
" National politics and elections are dominated by emotions, by lack of self-confidence, by fear of the other, by insecurity, by infection of the body politic by the virus of victimhood. "
" To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. "
" Horror and the unknown or the strange are always closely connected so that it is hard to create a convincing picture of shattered natural law or cosmic alienage or 'outsideness' without laying stress on the emotion of fear. "
H. P. Lovecraft
" The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds. "
" I've played a lot of very posh, sort of noble or aristocratic English people, which is nothing like what I am, so I feel that there is quite a lot distance there and have played a little bit far away from myself. "
" I've spent a long time giving people the benefit of the doubt, and I'm tired of it. "
" Tell us your phobias and we will tell you what you are afraid of. "
" You have to let fear go. Another lesson is you just have to believe in yourself; you just have to. There's no way around it. No matter how things are stacked against you, you just have to every time. "
Believe In Yourself
" My biggest fear is that I'm not good enough. I have this voice in my head that I've been battling for years that says, 'You're not really talented enough. You don't really deserve this.' "
Not Good Enough
" When we drop fear, we can draw nearer to people, we can draw nearer to the earth, we can draw nearer to all the heavenly creatures that surround us. "
" Fear is your greatest obstacle - so question your fear. If it does not serve your greatest life then do not make it your master. "
" Every animal has his or her story, his or her thoughts, daydreams, and interests. All feel joy and love, pain and fear, as we now know beyond any shadow of a doubt. All deserve that the human animal afford them the respect of being cared for with great consideration for those interests or left in peace. "
" When I left drama school, my fear was that I'd get pigeon holed into comic acting and I did so much to counter it that I got stuck in the opposite. "