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The Little Retreat Quotes: Fear
Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.
Job 28:28

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: a good understanding have all they that do his commandments: his praise endureth for ever.
Psalms 111:10

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Proverbs 1:7

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.
Proverbs 9:10

The fear of the Lord is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.
Proverbs 15:33

Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Bertrand Russell

Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.
Marie Curie

People living deeply have no fear of death.
Anais Nin

Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live.
Dorothy Thompson

There is nothing to fear except the persistent refusal to find out the truth, the persistent refusal to analyze the causes of happenings.
Dorothy Thompson

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Marianne Williamson

Don't waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well assured that the right performance of this hour's duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that will follow it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your reactions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.
Rosa Parks

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