„Fear makes idiots out of us all, at some time or other.“

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„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

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„There is a remedy for all things but death, which will be sure to lay us out flat some time or other.“

—  Miguel de Cervantes Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright 1547 - 1616

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„The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all.“

—  Mignon McLaughlin American journalist 1913 - 1983

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„Drinking when not thirsty and making love all the time, madam, is all that distinguishes us from other animals.“

—  Pierre Beaumarchais, The Marriage of Figaro

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„Fear makes us run away from each other or cling to each other but does not create true intimacy.“

—  Henri Nouwen Dutch priest and writer 1932 - 1996

Lifesigns: Intimacy, Fecundity, and Ecstasy in Christian Perspective (1986), p. 30

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„By all means use some time to be alone.“

—  Edward Young English poet 1683 - 1765

A slight misquotation of George Herbert "The Church Porch", line 145: "By all means use sometimes to be alone", in The Temple (1633).
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„The fear of barbarians is what risks making us barbarians.“

—  Tzvetan Todorov Bulgarian historian, philosopher, structuralist literary critic, sociologist and essayist 1939 - 2017

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„Fear makes us feel our humanity.“

—  Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881

Book III, Chapter 6.
Books, Coningsby (1844), Vivian Grey (1826)

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