— Elbert Hubbard American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher fue el escritor del jarron azul 1856 - 1915
Variante: The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
— Neil Strauss American writer 1973
Rules of the Game: The Style Diaries (2007)
Kontext: 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
Maxims and Moral Sentences
— 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
„But fear of making mistakes can itself become a huge mistake, one that prevents you from living, for life is risky and anything less is already a loss.“
— Rebecca Solnit Author and essayist from United States 1961
Quelle: A Field Guide to Getting Lost
— Joseph Chilton Pearce American writer 1926 - 2016
Variante: To live a creative life we must first lose the fear of being wrong.
„Nothing makes us angrier than the fear that some pleasure is being enjoyed by others but forever denied to us.“
— Charles A. Reich, buch The Greening of America
Quelle: The Greening of America (1970), Chapter X : Beyond Youth: Recovery Of Self, p. 279
— Cornelia Funke, Inkheart trilogy
Variante: Nothing is more terrifying than fearlessness.
— Daniel Abraham speculative fiction writer from the United States 1969
Quelle: Cibola Burn (2014), Chapter 45 (p. 458)
„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
— Conor Oberst American musician 1980
Lifted or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground (2002)
„We hope people can set aside their fears and partisan biases and stop thinking that learning from the mistakes of the past means causing animosity.“
— Cheng Li-chun Taiwanese politician 1969
Cheng Li-chun (2019) cited in " Transitional justice not aimed at spurring animosity: culture minister http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201901310014.aspx" on Focus Taiwan, 31 January 2019.
„Fear can make you do more wrong than hate or jealousy… fear makes you always, always hold something back.“
— Philip K. Dick, buch VALIS
Quelle: Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said (1974), Chapter 21 (p. 171)
Kontext: "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.”'
„You're terrified of being alone. Anything you do now will be motivated by that fear. You have to stop worrying about finding love again. It will come when it comes. Get comfortable with being alone. It will empower you.“
— Jonathan Tropper American writer 1970
Quelle: This is Where I Leave You
— Umberto Eco, buch Der Name der Rose
Variante: Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear.”" -
Quelle: The Name of the Rose
„Death isn't peaceful; it is just nothing. Everything is gone. No more sunrises, no more hopes, no more fears. Nothing.“
— Linda Howard American writer 1950
Quelle: Kill and Tell