Quotes by afraid

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  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
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    A lot of people do not muster the courage to live their dreams because they are afraid to die.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
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    Discipline is a symbol of caring to a child. He needs guidance. If there is love, there is no such thing as being too tough with a child. A parent must also not be afraid to hang himself. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
    Lyndon B. Johnson
    American president 1908-173
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    I'd rather give my life than be afraid to give it.
  • A. A. Milne
    A. A. Milne
    English author, writer of the Winnie-the-Pooh books 1882-1956
    A. A. Milne
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    Whatever fortune brings, don't be afraid of doing things.
  • Guillaume Apollinaire
    Guillaume Apollinaire
    French poet, criticus 1880-1918
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    ''Come to the edge,'' He said. They said, ''We are afraid.'' ''Come to the edge,'' He said. They cam. He pushed them... and they flew.
  • John Abbott
    John Abbott
    Canadian lawyer and politician 1821-1893
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    ''How do you know so much about everything?'' was asked of a very wise and intelligent man; and the answer was ''By never being afraid or ashamed to ask questions as to anything of which I was ignorant.
  • Shawn McCabe
    Shawn McCabe
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    A snake is afraid of a mongoes, a mongoes is afraid of a dog, a dog is
    afraid of man, but why is man not afraid of God?
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
    Sigmund Freud
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    America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.
  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
    Bill Gates
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    At Microsoft there are lots of brilliant ideas but the image is that they all come from the top - I'm afraid that's not quite right.
    Source: Interview published in BBC (website): news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/club/your_reports/newsid_1697000/1697132.stm
  • Sir John Lubbock
    Sir John Lubbock
    British statesman and banker 1834-1913
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    Don't be afraid of showing affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy than by service. Love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    I am afraid that the pleasantness of an employment does not always evince its propriety.
  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
    Stephen Hawking
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    I'm not afraid of death, but I'm in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
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    Men are afraid to rock the boat in which they hope to drift safely through life's currents, when, actually, the boat is stuck on a sandbar. They would be better off to rock the boat and try to shake it loose, or, better still, jump in the water and swim for the shore.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    Procrastination is the fear of success. People procrastinate because they are afraid of the success that they know will result if they move ahead now. Because success is heavy, carries a responsibility with it, it is much easier to procrastinate and live on the 'someday I'll' philosophy.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    We have grown literally afraid to be poor. We despise anyone who elects to be poor in order to simplify and save his inner life. If he does not join the general scramble and pant with the money-making street, we deem him spiritless and lacking in ambition.
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