Here we have the best Afraid Quotes from famous authors such as Ben Carson, Joe Torre, Mandy Moore, Mahmoud Darwish, Peter Benchley. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.
I never wanted children; maybe I’m afraid of responsibility.
I’m not afraid to make mistakes.
Before the war, my parents were very proud people. They’d always talk about Japan and also about the samurai and things like that. Right after Pearl Harbor, they were just real quiet. They kept to themselves; they were afraid to talk about what could happen. I assume they knew that nothing good would come out of it.
The first step to believing something is true is wanting to believe it is true… or being afraid it is.
The problem with ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’ was that it was designed to be a PG-13 movie. It was literally a horror movie for a younger generation. I was trying to do the film equivalent of teenage, young adult readers, and when they gave it an R rating, the movie couldn’t sustain an R.
When people are afraid, they make emotional decisions.
There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.
If I’ve got a message to the younger generation, it’s this: don’t be scared of failure. Get out there, try things, and never be afraid to ask for help.
I don’t make enemies, it’s just I’m not afraid to speak my mind, which can sometimes mean people don’t like what I am saying.
I love the fact that people don’t see the ukulele as a serious instrument. A lot of people see it as more of a toy, and I love that because it just proves that people aren’t intimidated by the instrument. They aren’t afraid to pick it up.
This is my third ABC show over the last four years, so we were afraid that nobody would find it. ABC was really struggling and so we just weren’t very confident that it would find an audience.
How can we let students go to school everyday in an environment where they’re afraid to be verbally or physically bullied? We are better than this, which is why we need to keep moving forward.
The grip of the NRA is so suffocating in Washington that politicians are too afraid of the gun lobby to pass even the most sensible reforms, like universal background checks.
The Bible says to ‘fear not,’ but this doesn’t mean you should never feel scared. It means when you do feel fear, keep going forward and do what you are supposed to do. Or as I like to say, do it afraid.
I’m afraid of flying.
I’m just doing my best to have a tremendous impact on their growth, raising them from boys to young men. We have an open line of communication, from my oldest to my youngest. Everything impacts them differently. There’s nothing I want them to be afraid to ask.
We must take care that globalization does not become something people become afraid of.
I’m afraid, based on my own experience, that fascism will come to America in the name of national security.
Be not afraid of being called un-fashionable.
Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
Afraid no, I wasn’t afraid but it was an unusual thing, it was an unusual feeling. It was an unusual atmosphere for me having grown up in this country and, and, and never seeing anything like that.
Don’t be afraid to adapt new ingredients into your own techniques, and traditional ingredients into new recipes.
I am not afraid of being sued by white businessmen. In fact, I should welcome such a law suit.
Don’t be afraid. There is no right answer in fashion.
I never read ‘The Cinderella Complex’ – I’m too afraid that my name might be in it.
I think we’re in a time when everyone’s afraid to have sex. But I was raised being beautiful and healthy.
Always do what you are afraid to do.
Never be afraid to fail. Failure is only a stepping stone to improvement. Never be overconfident because that will block your improvement.
We need to not be afraid to step up and take a fight to the corruption that’s in this world.
I’m afraid of being poor; I’m afraid of living in the projects… I’m afraid of being thought as unsuccessful.
If you are afraid of loneliness, do not marry.
I always, always liked children… I was very afraid of them before. Because I never really grew up, I mean, with a lot of little kids around. Even though I am from a kind of Italian family, I never really grew up with a lot of little kids around.
We might all be so afraid to be who we are, but in the end, it’s really you’re individual, unique qualities that make you attractive to people.
We’re so afraid of death in our culture, but I think if we understand it better, then we’ll appreciate the life we have more.
Find out what you don’t want to know about yourself, what you’re afraid of.
I am not afraid of mass media.
My dad was a Presbyterian minister. Yes, I am one of those dreaded P.K.s – Preacher‘s Kids. Be afraid.
We can’t be afraid to make mistakes.
I’m not afraid of anything. That’s just the way I am.
My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn’t have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don’t be afraid to fail.
Never have a club in your bag that you’re afraid to hit.
My recipe for life is not being afraid of myself, afraid of what I think or of my opinions.
I’d tell my 20-year-old self, ‘Don’t be afraid to do it all. Whatever you’re interested in, just go for it. Don’t wait around for a better time.’
One of my modeling bookers told me that the most important thing is to try to be vigilant about taking care of yourself. Get sleep, don’t be afraid to trim your hair even if you’re trying to grow it out, don’t bite your fingernails, and stay in shape. A lot of it is in the little things.
I’ve learned to trust myself, to listen to truth, to not be afraid of it and to not try and hide it.
Over time, I have come to believe that ‘brave’ does not mean what we think it does. It does not mean ‘being afraid and doing it anyway.’ Nope. Brave means listening to the still small voice inside and doing as it says. Regardless of what the rest of the world is saying.
Courage is simply the willingness to be afraid and act anyway.
It’s easy to be famous today. People pay a million dollars to be recognized, but nobody cares about them. They cared about me because I did things other men were afraid to do. That’s why my fans identified with me. They were mostly working-class.
Attack politics costs us dearly in terms of insight into the candidates. In a presidential campaign, the focus is so tight that the politicians are afraid to say anything that hasn’t been scripted.
I’ve always been a big fan of Mariah Carey. I think it’s her personality. As much as she has an amazing voice, she has a crazy personality and I love the fact that she’s not afraid to hide that.
Negroes who have been so long inconvenienced and denied opportunities for development are naturally afraid of anything that sounds like discrimination.
The greatest tip ever told to me is ‘Don’t be afraid to make mistakes.’
It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.
It’s better to not be afraid of things and not avoid things.
See, a painting is much cheaper than making a film. And photography is, you know, way cheap. So if I get an idea for a film, there are many ways to get it together and go realise that film. There’s really nothing to be afraid of.
I try to open up my heart as much as I can and keep a real keen eye out that I don’t get sentimental. I think we’re all afraid to reveal our hearts. It’s not at all in fashion.
I’ve just learned how to put things into perspective and how to not be afraid of change while making decisions for myself. Also, asking for what I want and demanding what I need and being more confident in who I am and my ability.
I wasn’t afraid to fail. Something good always comes out of failure.
We’ve always tried to convey these strong messages of strength and power and doing good in the world and, at the same time, to not be afraid to look at the difficulties that we experience.
‘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.’
To philosophize is only another way of being afraid and leads hardly anywhere but to cowardly make-believe.
You can’t be afraid to fail. It’s the only way you succeed – you’re not gonna succeed all the time, and I know that.
Don’t be afraid to show off who you are.
I don’t like to be afraid. I’m afraid every day, all the time.
If the year 2000 can help us move into the future, that’s fine, but I am afraid that people see it as a full stop and that one can take a big breath afterwards – you can’t.
We are afraid of ourselves and our own unconscious minds. When we are building something that reflects us, it’s the one thing we’re all afraid to face. We’re afraid to face ourselves. Building machines that mirror our consciousness is a very frightening proposition because we have seen how evil people can be.
Anyone who said he wasn’t afraid during the civil rights movement was either a liar or without imagination. I was scared all the time. My hands didn’t shake but inside I was shaking.
People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don’t sit looking at it – walk.
I want to empower women. I want people to be afraid of the women I dress.
You’ve got to believe. Never be afraid to dream.
I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I’m not afraid to look behind them.
Knowing how to age and not being afraid of aging is very healthy.
Because we are afraid of life, we seek to control or master it.
I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Don’t be afraid to feel as angry or as loving as you can, because when you feel nothing, it’s just death.
It’s not that I’m afraid to die. I just don’t want to be there when it happens.
Being confident is the key to life. Don’t be afraid to be you! I’m super different from a lot of kids my age with style and personality, and I’m OK with it. And if you are OK with it, everyone else will be, too. Just be yourself.
Whenever we’re afraid, it’s because we don’t know enough. If we understood enough, we would never be afraid.
Don’t be afraid of your dreams.
I remember, when I was a young guy in the SEAL teams, I was very afraid of making mistakes and looking stupid or doing dumb things and getting a bad reputation.
If you go around being afraid, you’re never going to enjoy life. You have only one chance, so you’ve got to have fun.
I am afraid that, like Timon of Athens, I just cannot let go of my friendships.
I used to be afraid of looking at the audience.
I definitely look up to Rihanna. She doesn’t care what anyone thinks of her, and she’s not afraid of taking risks and trying different things, whether it’s fashion or music. She’s all about what makes her comfortable.
Do not be afraid to want a lot.
I always recommend, if you can, to patent or protect whatever your idea is. If you can’t, you have to make your best judgment. Sometimes people don’t get anywhere because they sit on something, so afraid to reveal it. And yet, in the reverse, sometimes if you expose something too widely, you can risk losing it.
Luckily, I’m not afraid of heights.
I think that one of the reasons why people look towards the end of humanity is that people are afraid to die alone. If you die alone, the people you love will miss you, or if they die, you miss them – the sorrow is inevitable. When you truly love someone, the thought of losing them forever is horrible.
We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.
What am I afraid of? The IRS. That’s it. I don’t want those people knockin’ on my door, man.
I don’t believe in God, but I’m afraid of Him.
I think men are afraid to be with a successful woman, because we are terribly strong, we know what we want and we are not fragile enough.
Whipping your hair means not being afraid to be yourself.
Some people are just quiet – they don’t need to be talking all the time and aren’t extroverted, but they’re not necessarily afraid to talk. I’m not really a shy person.
I’m afraid this man will kill me some day.
I’ve always been a fan of a Johnny Carson because he was so great with an audience and not afraid of self-deprecating humor.
I’ve said this a lot – I’m afraid to have girls! I’ve worked with kids before, and I just relate to boys better. I like their competitiveness and aggression: that’s more my style. I’m still dead set on doing whatever I can to make sure I only have boys!
They were afraid, never having learned what I taught myself: Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.
Tell us your phobias and we will tell you what you are afraid of.
Life’s too short. Don’t be afraid to love and then keep loving and keep loving and doing more loving.
I did undergo hypnotherapy, and it didn’t work! The guy couldn’t put me under. I was very disappointed. I was very keen to be suggested, to have somebody tell me to run naked or cluck like a chicken or whatever, but it didn’t work for me, I’m afraid.
Death can’t be considered because, if you’re afraid to die, there’s no room in your life to make discoveries.
Air travel is the safest form of travel aside from walking; even then, the chances of being hit by a public bus at 30,000 feet are remarkably slim. I also have no problem with confined spaces. Or heights. What I am afraid of is speed.
I believe in tackling things you’re afraid of.
I’ve not been afraid to take risks, be resolute and passionate about purpose, and inspire people to do things that maybe they thought weren’t possible.
People took part in the referendum because they were tired of the war. They are afraid of talking about it out loud, but they have shown exactly where they stand: Yes, we want peace, and we want to be a part of Russia.
Only those are fit to live who are not afraid to die.
We mustn’t be afraid of the truth.
I have really bad anxiety and OCD. I get afraid of everyone I know dying.
I’m not afraid of anything.
Don’t be afraid to try brussel sprouts! Delicious and full of vitamin C.
If you’re so afraid of failure, you will never succeed. You have to take chances.
Growing up where I’m from, some people are afraid of cops. They don’t really like cops. And what a lot of people don’t realize is, they’re really not the bad guys. They’re really on our side, they’re really trying to help us out. And sometimes, we don’t understand that.
There’s the great line: the definition of a liberal is someone who’s afraid to take their own side in a fight. And that’s my problem with my fellow liberals.
Not being afraid to be wrong – I had to learn how to do that.
I’m sure not afraid of success and I’ve learned not to be afraid of failure. The only thing I’m afraid of now is of being someone I don’t like much.
I have always been afraid of banks.
I want to wake up next to what I went to bed with. I need a girl who can get dressed up to come with me to things, but also one who isn’t afraid to get her fingernails dirty or chip her nail polish.
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
I’m afraid we live at the mercy of a power, maybe a God, without mercy. And yet we find it, as I have, from others.
I was never afraid of hard work.
Work hard, use your common sense and don’t be afraid to trust your instincts.
I’m not a great deductive thinker, but I will admit to having competence in a very wide range of things – not being afraid to try to write about baseball, choral music and dinosaurs in the same week and see connections among them.
Sometimes, when life moves along, you’re presented with situations where you find it necessary to speak because so many people either seem to be afraid to or, more sinister, are unwilling to face things and let things go and worry about their own situations.
Key is never be afraid of being yourself. Never!
When I was young, I read the Bible, and I already knew what it meant to be the good guy – and look what happened to Jesus. So, I already understood that you get ridiculed for telling the truth, and I’ve always been aware of that. But, I’m a guy with confidence, and I’m not afraid.
If you can feel that Mother Earth is in you, and you are Mother Earth, then you are not any longer afraid to die because the earth is not dying. Like a wave appears and disappears and appears again.
We must never be afraid to go too far, for truth lies beyond.
If he hadn’t done that interview with Bashir, he wouldn’t be there now. That was the first time he ever did an interview like that. He was afraid of something like that all along. And it happened.
I’m so tired of men who are afraid to hurt women’s feelings.
I was always a show-off – as a kid I was never afraid to make a fool of myself, and I guess that’s still true.
Show me a guy who’s afraid to look bad, and I’ll show you a guy you can beat every time.
I’m not afraid to die.
Everybody has their favorite sad songs. That’s part of what I love so much about country music. Country music is never afraid to go with a sad song.
People like us are afraid to leave ball. What else is there to do? When baseball has been your whole life, you can’t think about a future without it, so you hang on as long as you can.
I’m one who demands a lot from people. I’m not afraid to look at alternative ways in city government. That’s what I’ve done in my two years and will continue to do in the next four.
Many manufacturers secretly question whether advertising really sells their product, but are vaguely afraid that their competitors might steal a march on them if they stopped.
I am not afraid of aging, but more afraid of people’s reactions to my aging.
Quite often, I will do something and think, ‘Oh, no, she looks a little too much like me.’ I have tried to learn not to be afraid of that when that happens. I am not trying to obliterate myself and completely hide within the images like I used to.
You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself.
We had a lot of riots. We came under attack from many of the police departments. It certainly wasn’t some publicity thing. I was afraid for many years. We couldn’t play in LA for many years. A lot of people got very cynical.
But you have to do what you dream of doing even while you’re afraid.
When I’m reading material, if I’m a little bit afraid of a part and I’m willing to admit that to myself, then I’ll do it, definitely. If I’m worried about being able to do it, to get it – I absolutely just love it.
Men who are in earnest are not afraid of consequences.
I grew up when people were afraid to ‘come out’ as gay. If you asked me how many gay kids I grew up with or went to school with, I would have said none – which of course could not have been true. The truth is I have no idea how many confused and frightened kids I grew up with. They are still out there.
If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to. If you are not afraid of dying, there is nothing you cannot achieve.
How could these people in the public eye not be afraid of me, but my whole town was?
I’m not afraid to look like an idiot.
Let’s not be afraid to speak the common sense truth: you can’t have high standards without good discipline.
I’m not against the police; I’m just afraid of them.
Let me define a leader. He must have vision and passion and not be afraid of any problem. Instead, he should know how to defeat it. Most importantly, he must work with integrity.
I knew how to sell. I felt confident I could run a business. I was willing to outwork anyone. I wasn’t afraid to live like a student on next to nothing. So that meant I had absolutely nothing to lose and everything to gain.
Don’t be afraid to make a mistake, your readers might like it.
Too many women throw themselves into romance because they’re afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won‘t do that.
I’m not afraid of death, but I resent it. I think it’s unfair and irritating.
Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them.
I’ve always had a huge fear of dying or becoming ill. The thing I’m most afraid of, though, is being alone, which I think a lot of performers fear. It’s why we seek the limelight – so we’re not alone, were adored. We’re loved, so people want to be around us. The fear of being alone drives my life.
I’m different, and my manner invites questions. I’m never afraid to answer.
I think political people are afraid of me.
How you lose matters. Don’t be afraid of losing – it paralyzes you.
A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people.
A man who is not afraid is not aggressive, a man who has no sense of fear of any kind is really a free, a peaceful man.
I basically have needed to go to the piano and give voice periodically to, you know – I’m always afraid to describe it as a kind of therapeutic process, but nevertheless it was a type of unloading that had to occur due to my personal life with my mother’s health or just my professional trials and tribulations.
Brought up to respect the conventions, love had to end in marriage. I’m afraid it did.
God, I am afraid he won’t give me his answer today. If only somebody would help me – it is all so terribly depressing.
The main thing in life is not to be afraid of being human.
If you have the feeling that something is wrong, don’t be afraid to speak up.
We are a nation of people who are afraid we are not enough.
I had a hard time publishing my books in the beginning of my career, because editors were afraid what people would think of THEM, personally, if their name was associated with me.
I’m not afraid of werewolves or vampires or haunted hotels, I’m afraid of what real human beings to do other real human beings.
Don’t be afraid to have dreams.
I have been further enlightened by the conversation and correspondence of some illustrious Italians, whom I would gladly name, were I not afraid of exposing them to danger.
There were a lot of people who were a little afraid of the rage or blaming stance I was taking, and find what I am doing now more refreshing.
You should never feel afraid to become a piece of art. It’s exhilarating.
We have too many intellectuals who are afraid to use the pistol of common sense.
You know when something feels so good but you’re afraid to feel good about it? So you kinda hold back? Everyone says, Congratulations, you must be so happy. And you say something stupid like, I’m just doing what little I can with what little I have.
I suppose when they reach a certain age some men are afraid to grow up. It seems the older the men get, the younger their new wives get.
I am no longer afraid to say anything.
My life used to be like that game of freeze tag we played as kids. Once tagged, you had to freeze in the position you were in. Whenever something happened, I’d freeze like a statue, too afraid of moving the wrong way, of making the wrong decision. The problem is, if you stand still too long, that’s your decision.
I was afraid of the internet… because I couldn’t type.
I’ve never been afraid to fail.
Don’t be afraid to take time to learn. It’s good to work for other people. I worked for others for 20 years. They paid me to learn.
It’s not that people want to be like me, but some want to say the things I say and can’t because they’re afraid. I say it for them.
I have the courage of youth, and I’m not afraid of anything. My only enemies are illegality and corruption.
We are not angry with people we fear or respect, as long as we fear or respect them; you cannot be afraid of a person and also at the same time angry with him.
My advice, Be healthy, reach your own goals and don’t be afraid to impersonate a SNL star.
Bernie Mac just says what you think but are afraid to say.
An optimist understands that life can be a bumpy road, but at least it is leading somewhere. They learn from mistakes and failures, and are not afraid to fail again.
I’ve always been scared to death of pain – afraid, even, to think of it.
Indeed, I was so afraid to dishonour my friends and family by my indiscreet actions, that I rather chose to be accounted a fool, than to be thought rude or wanton.
I’m very much afraid of being mad – that’s my one fear.
We need not be afraid of the future, for the future will be in our own hands.
I think one of the reasons people quit is because they’re afraid they won’t be able to get better and better; that they have to come to a zenith of some kind.
Being afraid to tell the truth because of the projected consequences, whatever it may be, shows a lack of faith and an abundance of fear.
There are kids don’t want to do something because they’re afraid of looking stupid to their peers. There comes a time when they start protecting themselves, instead of extending. I want to make sure that they’re always trying to extend themselves.
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its components fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.
We must do everything in our power to cease the behaviour that makes children everywhere feel afraid.
When we can begin to take our failures seriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.
Not many people are really that meticulous with what they do, I suppose, but I’m just a control freak and terribly afraid of failure or regret. I work very hard on these things.
I’m hostile to men, I’m hostile to women, I’m hostile to cats, to poor cockroaches, I’m afraid of horses.
But take comfort in that I die at peace with the world and myself – not afraid.
I’m not afraid to die.
I am very indecisive. I’m always afraid of making the wrong decision.
I’m a private person, but I don’t feel afraid to walk out of my door or anything. I get recognised occasionally, but not overwhelmingly so.
I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.
I’m not afraid of people; I’m afraid of not doing what God created me to do.
I think I was afraid of being a mother for many reasons. I wanted to be a good mom, and I was fearful at one point of even working at the national level because I was afraid that I would disappoint a child or I wouldn’t be as ready for a big position as maybe I should have been when I came to Fox.
Whether it’s your family, friends, community that you connect with, don’t be afraid to reach out. That’s my biggest advice that I can say for anyone going through any kind of obstacle or trials or tribulations. Don’t be afraid to reach out and ask questions. Ask for help, because you never know where you’ll find it.
I used to be afraid to use the word ‘pop’ to describe my music, but underneath my tough, bad-girl sound, there’s some fun.
If I hear, ‘Be afraid of Tehran,’ I’m like, ‘I’d better go to Tehran.’
I’m afraid that eating in restaurants reflects one’s experiences with movies, art galleries, novels, music – that is, characterized by mild amusement but with an overall feeling of stupidity and shame. Better to cook for yourself.
If you die you’re completely happy and your soul somewhere lives on. I’m not afraid of dying. Total peace after death, becoming someone else is the best hope I’ve got.
The most common reason we stumble into the delusion of powerlessness is that we’re afraid of what other people would do or say or feel if we were to act as we wanted.
When kindness has left people, even for a few moments, we become afraid of them as if their reason had left them. When it has left a place where we have always found it, it is like shipwreck; we drop from security into something malevolent and bottomless.
Find a good teacher that will keep the game fun. Work hard and don’t be afraid to have success or disappointment. That is what golf is all about.
That’s the whole key to anything: Don’t be afraid to fail. And Bernie Mac is not afraid to fail.
I’m not afraid of being thought of as someone who is associated with film music. Why not? If it’s a good song, what does it matter?
I always rib people, but nobody ever gives me a hard time. I don’t know why. Maybe they’re afraid of what I might say. There’s probably a lesson in that somewhere, but I don’t know what it is.
In the public eye, girls and women with strong perspectives are hated. If you’re a girl with an opinion, people just hate you. There are still people who are afraid of successful women, and that’s so lame.
Don’t be afraid to be ugly on Snapchat at 2 a.m. when you wake up and roll out of bed. It’s those real moments that create that a connection; it’s like, ‘Hey, this person is just like me.’
I am afraid that if you don’t find peaceful domestic solutions to our inequality and social problems, then it’s always tempting to find other people responsible for our problems.
Be not afraid of discomfort. If you can’t put yourself in a situation where you are uncomfortable, then you will never grow. You will never change. You’ll never learn.
Everyone is your best friend when you are successful. Make sure that the people that you surround yourself with are also the people that you are not afraid of failing with.
I don’t think about losing or worry about losing. I’m not afraid to let it go and I don’t care if you beat me. If you do, that means you were the better man, but only elite fighters can beat me. There can’t be shame in losing because you are up against great competition and there’s always that chance.
Never stop because you are afraid – you are never so likely to be wrong.
When we are afraid we ought not to occupy ourselves with endeavoring to prove that there is no danger, but in strengthening ourselves to go on in spite of the danger.
I’m not afraid of aging.
It’s getting better and better. You know, guys are feeling more comfortable and they are not afraid to speak up and be a leader. I mean, our team, we have 25 players, we have about 25 leaders, too. So whatever someone says, people listen.
I’m not afraid to have a really weird idea or, you know, take a really bad guitar solo.
I’m not afraid of my femininity and I’m not afraid of my sexuality.
The girls and women of our race must not be afraid to take hold of business endeavor and, by patient industry, close economy, determined effort and close application to business, wring success out of a number of business opportunities that lie at their very doors.
Whenever I get stuck on something, I’m like, ‘What would I do if I wasn’t afraid? What would I write if I wasn’t afraid? What would I say in this situation if I wasn’t afraid?’
Well I am afraid that I am going to die, because I have just put a down payment on a house.
Lots of people with little kids or babies with Down syndrome tell me they aren’t afraid of the future for their child because of what I am doing to help people understand it better.
Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.
I’ve never been afraid to fall in love, nor impatient to find it.
Powerful women intimidate men. If she’s a really well-known woman, she has a career, she’s famous – in that case, men are really afraid.
Practically everybody knows what it’s like to feel anxious, worried, nervous, afraid, uptight, or panicky. Often, anxiety is just a nuisance, but sometimes it can cripple you and prevent you from doing what you really want with your life. But I have some great news for you: You can change the way you feel.
The one message I always send to young people is, Don’t be afraid to try different things to see what feels right and what’s a good fit.
Julie Dryfus and I were both afraid of heights and in one scene, I had to be quite high up and I was rather terrified, but Julie was very kind, encouraging me and we got through that together.
People are afraid of things they don’t understand. They don’t know how to relate. It threatens their security, their existence, their career, image.
Yeah, I’ve never been afraid to put my own money up on what I wanted and what I believed in or who I believed in.
If you’re afraid to fail, then you’re probably going to fail.
I think what I mostly realize is just that life is unpredictable. So don’t be afraid, but just enjoy the day you’re in. Really make the most of it.
A good attitude is really important. And a sense of optimism, someone who has ideas and isn’t afraid to pitch them no matter what level she is. Someone who is proactive. Someone with efficiency and common sense. They don’t always go hand-in-hand, common sense and, well, everything else.
There is not a doubt in my mind that the people of America are hunkered down. They are afraid.
Why can’t women get along? Because we’re afraid. We’re afraid to be vulnerable. We’re afraid to be soft. We’re afraid to be hurt. But most of all, we’re afraid of our power. So we become controlling and aggressive and vicious.
I’m not afraid of death but I am afraid of dying.
Eartha Mae is very shy. She’s scared to be seen, scared of rejection and even afraid of affection. Relationships can be rather uncomfortable for her. But, as Eartha Kitt, it’s fine. I can accept and reject any time I want to. Do I ever reject? Not really. Although people think I do!
Don’t let people make you afraid of taking chances in life. And if you fail, it’s no big deal. Get back up and fight through it and be successful again. If you did it once, you can do it again.
Don’t be afraid of missing opportunities. Behind every failure is an opportunity somebody wishes they had missed.
I’m not afraid. I never liked long last acts.
I taught myself confidence. When I’d walk into a room and feel scared to death, I’d tell myself, ‘I’m not afraid of anybody.’ And people believed me. You’ve got to teach yourself to take over the world.
Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.
The violence in society, I’m afraid, is perpetrated by the people at the top.
Concentrate, play your game, and don’t be afraid to win.
Don’t be afraid to take risks. Create a vision for you life. Be a leader in your own life. Give of yourself selflessly to make a positive change in another human being.
I’d rather be dead and in heaven than afraid to do what I think is right.
I realized that I was afraid to really, really try something, 100%, because I had never reached true failure.
I wrote ‘Truth Is’ with Julia Michaels during our first time working together. The song is about emotions we often think of but are afraid to voice – the feelings we try to convince ourselves we don’t actually feel.
I am not afraid of much. I kill all the spiders in my house, and I’m planning to go skydiving. I am into girl power, and I’m very self-sufficient.
There’s a mental health problem in the sense that people are so afraid of the stigma that they don’t get help. But there’s absolutely a gun control problem in the country.
I am not afraid… I was born to do this.
A lot of artists are afraid to be themselves and afraid to tell people what it really is.
Never be afraid to sit a while and think.
I had been afraid of breast cancer, as I suspect most women are, from the time I hit adolescence. At that age, when our emerging sexuality is our central preoccupation, the idea of disfigurement of a breast is particularly horrifying.
Don’t be afraid to speak out about what you’re passionate about because your voice matters and your voice can, at the end of the day, make a difference.
I’d rather give my life than be afraid to give it.
I have enormous respect for the human being because they’re asked to take on a lot. And I don’t think there’s any easy solution. But I think the journey is what you have to finally be satisfied with, but not be afraid of the lessons one has to learn… it ends up as grace. And you grow; you find a way to continue.
You can’t be afraid. You have to be open. I feel like I’ve always been a leaper, and I’ve always leapt into things without thinking.
We need a President who is not afraid of complexity, who believes in an open and tolerant society, and who knows that the world can be made new again – and that President is Al Gore.
A nice person is a ‘yes’ person, whereas a good person is a person who accepts their responsibility in things and moves forward and tries to constantly evolve and isn’t afraid to say no or challenge someone or be honest or truthful.
I am not afraid of anything. God will take care of everything.
Usually whenever you’re scared of something, do it. If you’re not afraid of it, don’t do it.
I am not afraid to go to jail.
I’m not afraid of being fired, and I’m gonna speak my mind.
I was raised not to be afraid to show emotion or imagination.
I have no fear of being less beautiful, I’ve always been afraid of not being beautiful.
I believe in universal health care. And I am not afraid to say so.
The Company of Wolves is about how society teaches young women to look at themselves, and what to be afraid of. It’s about a girl learning that the world of sensuality and the unknown is not to be feared, that it’s worth getting your teeth into.
It’s human nature to not say everything that’s on your mind at the time you think it. Because we fear saying something that people will laugh at, people will think is dumb. We’re afraid of being embarrassed.
I know God’s voice. I’ve seen God’s hand. If the Lord is my helper, why should I be afraid?
You can’t be afraid of getting old. Old is good, if you’re gathering in life. Our band is good at understanding that equation.
Human beings are the only animals of which I am thoroughly and cravenly afraid.
Some movie stars wear their sunglasses even in church. They’re afraid God might recognize them and ask for autographs.
I’m not afraid of dying I just don’t want to be there when it happens.
I’m not afraid to say I’m at war with the pigs.
Once I overcame breast cancer, I wasn’t afraid of anything anymore.
Don’t be afraid to make mistakes and be able to laugh at yourself.
I’m not afraid of cockroaches.
Habit is a second nature that destroys the first. But what is nature? Why is habit not natural? I am very much afraid that nature itself is only a first habit, just as habit is a second nature.
Come to find out, the Russians were never afraid of the Americans. They weren’t raised with the terror that we were by our government. I was struck by how our government misled us for so many years.
If you are afraid to fail, then you should go and become a banker.
I’m afraid the SS’s relationship with the Catholic Church is something the Church still has to deal with and does not deny.
Even if I have to stand alone, I will not be afraid to stand alone. I’m going to fight for you. I’m going to fight for what’s right. I’m going to fight to hold people accountable.
I’m not afraid to step up and take challenges.
You know, I don’t read the blogs, or go on the internet, and I really just don’t know what people are saying because… well I guess I’m afraid to.
I am afraid that the pleasantness of an employment does not always evince its propriety.
Be bold. If you’re going to make an error, make a doozy, and don’t be afraid to hit the ball.
Don’t be afraid to have a reality check. Taking risks is OK, but you must be realistic.
I believe people are afraid to be still because we’re used to being stimulated.
I just want to show off my scar proudly and not be afraid of it.
Own the stage, command the stage, and don’t be afraid to be the best you can be.
Be strong and follow your own convictions. You can’t assume there is a lot of time to do what you like. This is what David Bowie is afraid of: that he will die before he gets a chance to make a real strong contribution.
I’m not afraid to write my feelings in songs.
Everyone, it’s okay to say the word ‘bitcoin‘ and acknowledge that it is the actual platform that is driving this innovation that we’re all building on. It’s also okay to say ‘the bitcoin blockchain,’ or ‘the blockchain,’ if you’re afraid that people will think you’re weird.