When desire dies, fear is born.
I do not see why man should not be just as cruel as nature
It's stasis that kills you off in the end, not ambition.
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.
No one really knows why they are alive until they know what they'd die for.
It is often said that before you die your life passes before your eyes. It is in fact true. It's called living.
When you cease to make a contribution you begin to die.
We should never negotiate out of fear, but we should never fear to negotiate.
A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.
An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.
In Heaven, all the interesting people are missing.
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is pass'd in sleep.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
A coward dies a thousand deaths... a soldier dies but once.
Could any death be so horrible as birth? Or any decrepitude so awful as childhood in a happy united God-fearing family?
He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.
Pride is an admission of weakness; it secretly fears all competition and dreads all rivals.
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
My feet is my only courage
Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second's encounter with God and with eternity.
Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.