Afraid Of Life Quotes by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Richard Stengel, Robert Louis Stevenson, Theodore Roosevelt, William James, Katherine Anne Porter and many others.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.
Courage is not the absence of fear…
The fact is, we are much more afraid of life than our ancestors, and cannot find it inourhearts either tomarry or not tomarry.Marriage isterrifying, but so is a cold and forlorn old age.
There can be no life without change, and to be afraid of what is different or unfamiliar is to be afraid of life.
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
I’m not afraid of life and I’m not afraid of death: Dying’s the bore.
Death is close enough at hand so we do not need to be afraid of life.
Letting go is the hardest thing. Everybody is so afraid. They’re so afraid of eternity. They’re so afraid of life. They’re so afraid of what’s on the other side of death. There is nothing but light. God is everywhere.
And how have I lived? Frankly and openly, though crudely. I have not been afraid of life. I have not shrunk from it. I have taken it for what it was at its own valuation. And I have not been ashamed of it. Just as it was, it was mine.
Having a baby is part of a woman’s life, and it is surely a great waste to be afraid of life.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of it.
I’ve never been willing to lie about my age. Why on earth would I want to tell people I’m 35, which I’m not, and have them say, ‘Oh that’s nice,’ when I could tell them I’m 47, which I am, and have them look at me and go, ‘Whoa!’. I’m not afraid of aging. I stopped being afraid of life a long time ago.
The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that
Because we are afraid of life, we seek to control or master it.
There are a lot of ‘chicken Christians.’ Chickens are generally afraid of life, and they seldom fly or reach their potential in life. And when a storm comes, all they seem to do is flap around the chicken yard, stirring up dirt and running to the chicken house.