“As you know from school, it’s when you have not prepared for the test that you have the fear of failing. And if you have prepared, even if you fail, you’ve done your best.”

— Alice Walker —

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“We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict.”

— Jim Morrison —

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“I began to fear that Mos Def was being treated as a product, not a person, so I’ve been going by Yasiin since ’99. At first it was just for friends and family, but now I’m declaring it openly.”

— Mos Def —

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“Listen to what you know instead of what you fear.”

— Richard Bach —

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“Every move we make in fear of the next war in fact hastens it.”

— Gregory Bateson —

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“All religions are founded on the fear of the many and the cleverness of the few.”

— Stendhal —

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“Peace, if it ever exists, will not be based on the fear of war but on the love of peace.”

— Julien Benda —

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“Fear is the mother of foresight.”

— Taylor Henry —

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“An important consequence of freeing oneself from the fear of death is a radical opening to spirituality of a universal and non-denominational type.”

— Stanislav Grof —

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