Emil Cioran Quotes
Fear is the antidote to boredom: the remedy must be stronger than the disease.
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I won't allow myself to have tremendous fear.
I have a ridiculous fear of sharks but I'd jump in the water in a second for an amazing role.
But living in uncertain times does not mean San Franciscans must live in fear.
Indeed, throughout much of history and in many cultures, redheads have been viewed with suspicion and fear - and even killed - because of their hair.
Sometimes, fear is good. Sometimes it's a good thing to have a little bit of a reality check.
Fear seems to have many causes. Fear of loss, fear of failure, fear of being hurt, and so on, but ultimately all fear is the ego's fear of death, of annihilation. To the ego, death is always just around the corner. In this mind-identified state, fear of death affects every aspect of your life.
I don't fear anything now.
G. Gordon Liddy
I refuse to buy a PS3 or Xbox for my home for fear that it might ruin my life. I think I would cease to accomplish anything productive, would quickly dispense with all human contact, and would very well end up with a nasty case of arthritis in my over-used digits from constant gameplay.
In my 20 years in football, I was fortunate enough never to have experienced relegation. And while there is the pressure of expectations at the top of the league, at the bottom it comes in fear and trepidation, which is almost worse.
You can't let fear paralyze you. The worse that can happen is you fail, but guess what: You get up and try again. Feel that pain, get over it, get up, dust yourself off and keep it moving.
My motivation for being a good drummer was born out of fear, which, in a way, seems so antithetical to what art should be.
Live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart.
We must have our say, not through violence, aggression or fear. We must speak out calmly and forcefully. We shall only be able to enter the new world era if we agree to engage in dialogue with the other side.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
The biggest challenge or biggest crisis knocking on the doors of humankind is fear and intolerance.
I am drawn to those parts; I like the tough girls because they are not tough. It's a veil; it's a disguise. It's defenses. At the core, everybody is human, everybody is fragile, everybody is terrified, and the fear is what propels you to be tough.
I am convinced that it is not the fear of death, of our lives ending that haunts our sleep so much as the fear... that as far as the world is concerned, we might as well never have lived.
The most satisfying thrillers send ordinary people into battle against the forces of evil - otherwise known as greed, ego, rage, fear and laziness - and bring them out bloodied but whole.
M. J. Rose
Resist your fear; fear will never lead to you a positive end. Go for your faith and what you believe.
T. D. Jakes