Sunday, April 18, 2010

On fear.

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself--nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance." -FDR

"The Lord is my light and my salvation--whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life--of whom shall I be afraid?" -Psalm 27:1

"If we let things terrify us, life will not be worth living." -Seneca

"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous hand." -Isaiah 41:10

"When we fear things I think that we wish for them...every fear hides a wish." -David Mamet

"Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering." -Yoda

"There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love." 1 John 4: 18

"For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship." -Romans 8:15

1 comment:

  1. I needed this post.
    More than you will ever know.
    thank you.