Monday, June 29, 2009

Overcoming Fear: Fear Quotes

Everyone experiences fear even if it is not to the point of being a phobia. We are all afraid of something at some point in our lives. I’m afraid of not being financially stable and of not being able to succeed as a writer. Sometimes these fears overcome me and it keeps me from doing what I need to do to succeed. Fear can be overwhelming if we let it get out of control. In one of his inaugural speeches, Franklin D. Roosevelt said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Here are some more quotes about fear…

“Death is not the biggest fear we have, our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive—the risk to be alive and express what we really are.” –Don Miguel Ruiz

“Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live.” –Dorothy Thompson

“The most destructive element in the human mind is fear. Fear creates aggressiveness.” –Dorothy Thompson

“You must do things you think you cannot do.” –Eleanor Roosevelt

“Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.” –James Thurber

“You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.” –Mary Manin Morrissey

“Panic at the thought of doing a thing is a challenge to do it.” –Henry S. Haskins

Do something today that you are afraid to do. Don’t let your fear hold you back from succeeding in your life. Be brilliant…be fearless!

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