All we have to fear is fear itself.
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.
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.
No power is strong enough to be lasting if it labors under the weight of fear.
It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
For a man who has done his natural duty, death is as natural as sleep.
The fear of criticism is at the bottom of the destruction of most ideas which never reach the planning and action stage.
He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.
Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides.
No power so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.
I could die for you. But I couldn't, and wouldn't, live for you.
I'm the one that has to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life, the way I want to.
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
On the plus side, death is one of the few things that can be done just as easily lying down.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.
Could any death be so horrible as birth? Or any decrepitude so awful as childhood in a happy united God-fearing family?
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.
We should never negotiate out of fear, but we should never fear to negotiate.