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    fear Quotes

    Civilisation, the orderly world in which we live, is frail. We are skating on thin ice. There is a fear of a collective disaster. Terrorism, genocide, flu, tsunamis.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: fear  live  world  terrorism 
    Freedom without security portends chaos, perpetual anxiety and fear.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: fear  freedom  anxiety  chaos 
    Middle class people, the bourgeoisie, they are also feeling frightened at the moment. Some fear losing their fortunes; some go bankrupt; some are thinking about suicide. They don't know if they will retain the beautiful house that they bought, or what will happen to the five family cars.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    Casting a spell, in self-defense or in self-interest is not selfish, but positive, life-affirming. You have been given powers, the very same powers that society devalues... What if it comes back tenfold? Well, don't be a fool. Never use your magick to attack the innocent. Then you have nothing to fear... Don't be frivolous or cowardly. If your course is righteous, and your tools ready, go to it.
    — Zsuzsanna Budapest
    tags: fear  society  power  positive  fools 
    The lighthearted moments of 'Girls' are really not speckled throughout and that to me is just super exciting, to be able to delve into the darkness that you are greeted with in your early 20s and the fear and what that makes you do, the places that you can potentially go with that.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: fear  darkness  moment  girls 
    Don't allow the coldness and fear of others to tarnish your perfectly vulnerable beating heart.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: fear  heart 
    I've always wanted to take self-defense classes and I never did, for whatever reason. I don't know why. I don't know if it was fear or time, or whatever stops people from doing things that they want to do.
    — Zoey Deutch
    tags: fear  time  people 
    Sometimes you have to face up to your fears to realize that they aren't actually real.
    — Zoe Sugg
    tags: fear  real 
    I always strive to keep a balance with my fears. I don't like to be ruled by them. At the same time, I don't like the idea of living my life totally free of any fears. I like having that moderation.
    — Zoe Saldana
    tags: fear  time  living  balance  ideas 
    Feeling fear is a good sign that your survival instincts are intact. You need to appreciate the dangers to stay safe.
    — Zoe Bell
    I fear no man. Sometimes I think I do not even fear God.
    — Zitkala-Sa
    tags: fear  men  god 
    If you fear that people will know if you do something bad, then there is something good in bad. If you are eager for people to know when you do something good, then there is something bad in good.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: fear  people  bad 
    In matters of desire, don't get hastily involved because of easy availability; once you get involved, you will sink in deeply. In matters of principle, don't back off for fear of difficulty; once you back down, you will lose your ground entirely.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: desires  fear 
    If you want to resolve a dispute or come out from conflict, the very first thing is to speak the truth. If you have a headache and tell the doctor you have a stomachache, how can the doctor help? You must speak the truth. The truth will abolish fear.
    — Ziauddin Yousafzai
    tags: fear  truth  conflict  doctor 
    I think a lot of the reason people are attracted to the Keystone pipeline is because at least we're doing something. There's a fear that society will collapse if it's not acting. To contrast those actions with other actions is important in making it feel plausible. Maybe we must have the size of the dream meet the size of the threat.
    — Zephyr Teachout
    tags: fear  people  society  action  dreams 
    Be carefree yet careful: While you should work on overcoming unnecessary worrying, have a healthy fear of danger and sensibly guard yourself from harm. Overcoming worry does not mean putting yourself in danger, but in having a calm attitude in dealing with difficulties and accepting what cannot be changed.
    — Zelig Pliskin
    Only those few who are able to surpass their fear of death completely can fully experience the highest forms of life; not the mundane life of the mortal, but the godly life of the resurrected.
    — Zeena Schreck
    tags: death  fear  experience 
    I fear no secret of a person I trust, and he has no need to fear mine. It is part of being friends.
    — Zedd
    tags: fear  secret  people  friends  trust 
    I think it is important to ask ourselves as citizens, not as Democrats attacking the administration, but as citizens, whether a world power can really provide global leadership on the basis of fear and anxiety?
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: fear  power  world  leadership 
    Today, with America being a beleaguered global power, in part because of its own mistakes, it is absolutely essential that the American democracy refocuses its concerns towards global issues and does not approach its own specific problems on the basis of, to some extend, self-induced fear.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    To resolve conflicts, excessive ambitions and one's own fears and aspirationis must be sacrificed.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: fear  ambition  conflict 
    Too rich to be relevant to the world's poor, [Europe] attracts immigration but cannot encourage imitation. Too passive regarding international security. Too self-satisfied, it acts as if its central political goal is to become the worlds most comfortable retirement home. Too set in its ways, it fears multicultural diversity
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    Never live life in fear of death
    — Zayn Malik
    tags: death  fear  live 
    courage is simply fear that has said it's prayers!
    — Zane
    tags: fear  courage 
    Face your fear Accept your war it is what it is.
    — Zakk Wylde
    tags: fear  war 
    It is important for me, as a popular artist, to make clear to the governments of the United States and Mexico that despite the strategy of fear and intimidation to foreigners, despite their weapons, despite their immigration laws and military reserves, they will never be able to isolate the Zapatista communities from the people in the United States.
    — Zack de la Rocha
    May the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country's peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family.
    — Zachary Taylor
    Carol Guess's poems are sexy, intuitive, angry, and hopeful. These lyrical narratives measure the impossibly small distance between love and fear. They are a reminder that we're all vulnerable little vessels filled by the people who can break us.
    — Zachary Schomburg
    tags: fear  people  poem  sexy 
    Nerd. One whose unbridled passion for something defines who they are as a person, without fear of other people's judgment.
    — Zachary Levi
    tags: fear  people  passion 
    I don't think fear necessarily is a core human emotion, but I do think fear of death is something that is at the core of every person's existence.
    — Zachary Cole Smith
    tags: death  fear  human  emotion  existence 
    I am really driven, but my drive doesn't effect the conversations I have in my head about life, and my worries and fears and insecurities.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: fear  worries 
    I didn't have a girlfriend until I was 29, and I thought it was because I'm in a wheelchair. And I realized that it's not that, it's because I listened to what the dismissive part of society was telling me and accepted it as truth. There was nothing that was keeping me from dating or falling in love other than the fact that I was scared of being rejected. And everybody has that fear. That's a universal thing.
    — Zach Anner
    I don't like to live in fear about things like rumors and backlash to begin with - that's the way I was raised - but I just can't see what's so wrong about being gay.
    — Zac Efron
    tags: fear  live  wrong  gay 
    Every time you make a movie you have to confront your fears.
    — Zac Efron
    tags: fear  time  movie 
    Fear of the unknown is the greatest fear of all.
    — Yvon Chouinard
    tags: fear 
    When they saw me in my space suit and the parachute dragging alongside as I walked, they started to back away in fear. I told them, don't be afraid, I am a Soviet like you, who has descended from space and I must find a telephone to call Moscow!
    — Yuri Gagarin
    tags: fear  space  afraid 
    Thought is an errand boy, fear a mine of worries.
    — Yunus Emre
    tags: fear  thoughts  worries  boys 
    I wish there is a world where any one can know the truth and speak there mind with freedom without having to fear for their lives (Rinko, Basara, Vol. 13)
    — Yumi Tamura
    tags: fear  truth  freedom  live  world  wishes  mind 
    The highest point at which human life and art meet is in the ordinary. To look down on the ordinary is to despise what you can't have. Show me a man who fears being ordinary, and I'll show you a man who is not yet a man.
    — Yukio Mishima
    tags: fear  men  human 
    There isn't any fear in existence itself, or any uncertainty, but living creates it.
    — Yukio Mishima
    tags: fear  living  existence 
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