Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws.
It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
Many people would sooner die than think; In fact, they do so.
Tell your friend that in his death, a part of you dies and goes with him. Wherever he goes, you also go. He will not be alone.
It's stasis that kills you off in the end, not ambition.
Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.
It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.
There is nothing to fear but fear itself.
When desire dies, fear is born.
A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.
The fear of criticism is at the bottom of the destruction of most ideas which never reach the planning and action stage.
Could any death be so horrible as birth? Or any decrepitude so awful as childhood in a happy united God-fearing family?
People living deeply have no fear of death.
My feet is my only courage
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.
If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death, since it comes from the hand of the same master.
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.
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.
Fear is not an unknown emotion to us.
No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear.