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FEAR
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[ Also see Anxiety Apprehension Bashfulness Bravery Courage Cowardice Cowards Danger Despair Doubt Jealousy Panic Solitude Superstition Suspicion Terror Weakness Worry ]

Fear is the white lipp'd sire
  Of subterfuge and treachery.
      - Lydia Huntley Sigourney

Nothing so demoralizes the forces of the soul as fear. Only as we realize the presence of the Lord does fear give place to faith.
      - Sarah Frances Smiley

To him who is in fear everything rustles.
      - Sophocles

Then fear, the very worst prophet in misfortunes, anticipates many evils.
  [Lat., Tunc plurima versat
    Pessimus in dubiis augur timor.]
      - Statius (Publius Papanius Statius),
        Thebais (III, 5)

Fear in the world first created the gods.
  [Lat., Primus in orbe deos fecit timor.]
      - Statius (Publius Papanius Statius),
        Thebais (III, 661)

Do you think I was born in a wood to be afraid of an owl?
      - Jonathan Swift, Polite Conversation
         (dialogue I)

The fear of death is more to be dreaded than death itself.
      - Syrus (Publilius Syrus), Maxims

Even the bravest men are frightened by sudden terrors.
  [Lat., Etiam fortes viros subitis terreri.]
      - Tacitus (Caius Cornelius Tacitus), Annales
         (XV, 59)

Horror itself in that fair scene looks gay,
  And joy springs up e'en in the midst of fear.
    [It., Bello in si bella vista anco e l'orrore,
      E di mezzo la tema esce il diletto.]
      - Torquato Tasso, Gerusalemme (XX, 20)

Fear is the mother of foresight.
      - Sir Henry Taylor (2)

Stared in her eyes and chalk'd her face.
      - Lord Alfred Tennyson

Fear
  Stared in her eyes, and chalk'd her face.
      - Lord Alfred Tennyson, Princess
         (IV, l. 357)

Desponding Fear, of feeble fancies full,
  Weak and unmanly, loosens every power.
      - James Thomson (1), Seasons--Spring
         (l. 286)

I saw a delicate flower had grown up two feet high, between the horses' path and the wheel-track. An inch more to the right or left had sealed its fate, or an inch higher; and yet it lived to flourish as much as if it had a thousand acres of untrodden space around it, and never knew the danger it incurred. It did not borrow trouble, nor invite an evil fate by apprehending it.
      - Henry David Thoreau

Nothing is so much to be feared as fear.
      - Henry David Thoreau

We are ashamed of our fear; for we know that a righteous man would not suspect danger nor incur any. Wherever a man feels fear, there is an avenger.
      - Henry David Thoreau

Fear is that passion which hath the greatest power over us, and by which God and His laws take the surest hold of us.
      - John Tillotson

Fear knocked at the door.
  Faith answered.
    No one was there.
      - Unknown

We must expect everything and fear everything from time and from men.
  [Fr., Il faut tout attendre et tout craindre du temps et des hommes.]
      - Luc de Clapier de Vauvanargues, Reflexions
         (CII)

Fear is the proof of a degenerate mind.
      - Virgil or Vergil (Publius Virgilius Maro Vergil)

I was astounded, my hair stood on end, and my voice stuck in my throat.
  [Lat., Obstupui, steteruntque comae, et vox faucibus haesit.]
      - Virgil or Vergil (Publius Virgilius Maro Vergil),
        The Aeneid (II, 774 and III, 48)

Fear in the proof of a degenerate mind.
  [Lat., Degeneres animos timor arguit.]
      - Virgil or Vergil (Publius Virgilius Maro Vergil),
        The Aeneid (IV, 13)

Fear gave wings to his feet.
  [Lat., Pedibus timor addidit alas.]
      - Virgil or Vergil (Publius Virgilius Maro Vergil),
        The Aeneid (VIII, 224)

Deep faith eliminates fear.
      - Lech Walesa

The fear of God is freedom, joy, and peace;
  And makes all ills that vex us here to cease.
      - Edmund Waller


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