If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
-Accept what is, let go of what was and have faith in what could be.
While we are focusing on fear, worry or hate, it is not possible for us to be experiencing happiness, enthusiasm or love.
-Louis E. Boone
Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.
-Never let your fear decide your future.
-H. Jackson Browne:
Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.
No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear.
-The hardest part about growing is letting go of what you were used to, and moving on with something you’re not.
If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
-Worry gives small things a big shadow. In the end, you can either focus on what’s tearing you apart, or what’s holding you together.
Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage.
-What you allow is what will continue. It’s better to be lonely than allow negative people and their opinions derail you from your destiny.
You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.
In spite of your fear, do what you have to do.
-Giving up doesn’t always mean you’re weak; sometimes it simply means you are strong enough and smart enough to let go and grow.
Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.
Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear.
-Growth and change may be painful sometimes, but nothing in life is as painful as staying stuck where you don’t belong.
In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.
The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.
-John Paul Jones:
If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery.
-John C. Maxwell
The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.
-Karl A. Menninger
The voice of the intelligence is drowned out by the roar of fear.
-Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Where fear is, happiness is not.
The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear.
-You will never achieve what you are capable of if you’re too attached to things you’re supposed to let go of.