Could any death be so horrible as birth? Or any decrepitude so awful as childhood in a happy united God-fearing family?
Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws.
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.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is pass'd in sleep.
A coward dies a thousand deaths... a soldier dies but once.
It is often said that before you die your life passes before your eyes. It is in fact true. It's called living.
Fear is not an unknown emotion to us.
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
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.
All we have to fear is fear itself.
Courage is not the absence of fear it is inspiring others to move beyond it.
Its better to burn out than fade away.
If you die you're completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. Im not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I've got.
Many people would sooner die than think; In fact, they do so.
Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
No power so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.
You can only be afraid of what you think you know.
One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end.