„Any person who pursues human rights in Iran must live with fear from birth to death, but I have learned to overcome my fear.“

From 1999 interview.
Noted in the October 2003 BBC News profile of Ebadi. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3181992.stm (retrieved Oct. 15, 2008)

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„The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.“

—  Mark Twain American author and humorist 1835 - 1910

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„Before you conquer the mountain, you must learn to overcome your fear.“

—  Isabel Allende, buch City of the Beasts

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„To overcome the fear of death it is necessary to accept that we all have to die“

—  Baba Hari Dass master yogi, author, builder, commentator of Indian spiritual tradition 1923 - 2018

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—  Baba Hari Dass master yogi, author, builder, commentator of Indian spiritual tradition 1923 - 2018

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„Iran should not be denied the human right to knowledge…the fear of America is Iran's attitude to Israel, and the cornerstone of America's foreign policy is the protection of Israel… If Iran believes in Allah, and if Iran believes in the power of Allah, Iran can't be frightened by America.“

—  Louis Farrakhan leader of the Nation of Islam 1933

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„People living deeply have no fear of death.“

—  Anaïs Nin writer of novels, short stories, and erotica 1903 - 1977

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„Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.“

—  Gautama Buddha philosopher, reformer and the founder of Buddhism -563 - -483 v.Chr

As quoted in Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing (2006) edited by Larry Chang, p. 193

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„Death is not a word to fear, any more than birth is. We change our state at birth, and come into the world of air and sense and myriad existence; we change our state at death and enter a region of—what?“

—  Oliver Lodge British physicist 1851 - 1940

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„Who holds a sword is tempted, who has youth must play,
he who does not fear death on earth does not fear God.“

—  Nikos Kazantzakis Greek writer 1883 - 1957

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„Don't fear death, fear the un-lived life“

—  Natalie Babbitt, buch Tuck Everlasting

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