“My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me.”

— Thomas Jefferson —

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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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