— Elbert Hubbard American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher fue el escritor del jarron azul 1856 - 1915
— Neil Strauss American writer 1973
Context: Most guys who define themselves as "too nice" only behave nicely because they want everybody to like them and don’t want anyone to think badly of them. Don’t mistake being fearful and weak-minded for being nice.
— Stanisław Leszczyński king of Poland 1677 - 1766
— Brené Brown US writer and professor 1965
New York Times, "Tiptoeing Out of One’s Comfort Zone (and of Course, Back In)"- Interview) http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/12/your-money/12shortcuts.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=Bren%C3%A9%20Brown&st=cse, February 11, 2011.
— John C. Maxwell American author, speaker and pastor 1947
— Joseph Chilton Pearce American writer 1926 - 2016
„Nothing makes us angrier than the fear that some pleasure is being enjoyed by others but forever denied to us.“
— Charles A. Reich American lawyer 1928
Chapter X : Beyond Youth: Recovery Of Self, p. 279
„The trick is to make fear your friend. Fear forces you to prepare more rigorously and see potential problems more quickly.“
— Lewis Pugh Environmental campaigner, maritime lawyer and endurance swimmer 1969
„Fear can make you do more wrong than hate or jealousy… fear makes you always, always hold something back.“
— Philip K. Dick, VALIS
Context: "Fear,” Jason said, “can make you do more wrong than hate or jealousy. If you're afraid you don’t commit yourself to life completely; fear makes you always, always hold something back.”' Chapter 21 (p. 171)