Quotes by fearful

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  • Bernhard von Bulow
    Bernhard von Bulow
    German diplomat and politician 1849-1929
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    Since the German people, with unparalleled heroism, but also at the cost of fearful sacrifices, has waged war against half the world, it is our right and our duty to obtain safety and independence for ourselves at sea.
  • Thomas B. Macaulay
    Thomas B. Macaulay
    American essayist and historian 1800-1859
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    And how can man die better than facing fearful odds, for the ashes of his fathers, and the temples of his Gods?
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    Beware of endeavoring to become a great man in a hurry. One such attempt in ten thousand may succeed. These are fearful odds.
  • King Whitney
    King Whitney
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    Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better.
  • Bruce Schneier
    Bruce Schneier
    American cryptographer, computer security professional and writer 1963-
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    Despite fearful rhetoric to the contrary, terrorism is not a transcendent threat. A terrorist attack cannot possibly destroy our country's way of life; it's only our reaction to that attack that can do that kind of damage.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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    For it is not death or hardship that is a fearful thing, but the fear of death and hardship.
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
    American football player 1980-
    Benjamin Watson
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    For policemen to be honest about the fact that they may be fearful when they come into a certain situation, not understanding what's going to happen. The only way things will change and things will get better is if people are able to be honest without feeling like they're going to be offended, or they're going to offend someone else.
  • Herman Melville
    Herman Melville
    American author 1819-1891
    Herman Melville
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    For whatever is truly wondrous and fearful in man, never yet was put into words or books.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
    George Washington
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    Government is not reason and it is not eloquence. It is force! Like fire it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.
  • Umberto Eco
    Umberto Eco
    Italian writer 1932 -
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    Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another's fear.
  • Jeremy Taylor
    Jeremy Taylor
    British churchman and writer 1613-1667
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    Nothing is greater or more fearful sacrilege than to prostitute the great name of God to the petulancy of an idle tongue.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
    Lao-Tzu
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    Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
    Ben Stein
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    Sleep makes people calmer, more alert, less fearful - just plain happier, or so I see around me and in me. I am sure that if this great nation were to concentrate on getting more sleep, we would be a happier, more confident people, and that by itself would be a major achievement.
  • Adrienne Clarkson
    Adrienne Clarkson
    Hong Kong-born Canadian journalist and stateswoman 1939-
    Adrienne Clarkson
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    Sometimes we read or hear too much news that makes us fearful or suspicious of others. We can forget that most of the people that we know, or at least encounter regularly, are decent and friendly.
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