"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself--nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance."
- FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, First Inaugural Address, Mar. 4, 1933
"Cowards die many times before their deaths
The valiant never taste of death but once"
- WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Julius Caesar
"There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid."
- L. FRANK BAUM, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
"It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more."
- J. K. ROWLING, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.- Eleanor Roosevelt
“A man that flies from his fear may find that he has only taken a short cut to meet it.”- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Children of Húrin