“ Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other. ”

- Joseph Joubert

“ The heart never grows better by age I fear rather worse, always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older. ”

- Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

“ I had used eclectic therapy and behavior therapy on myself at the age of 19 to get over my fear of public speaking and of approaching young women in public. ”

- Albert Ellis

“ There is great beauty in going through life without anxiety or fear. Half our fears are baseless, and the other half discreditable. ”

- Christian Nestell Bovee

“ People equate success with youth. And if you haven't had a certain amount of success by a certain time in your life, it's never going to happen. There's a fear about that. So people start lying about their age really young. I've never done that because I think it's so insignificant. ”

- Jennifer Jason Leigh

“ I do fear for the generations of people who came of age thinking that pop-punk is what punk is, and that all the rebellion you need is just to stick your tongue out in the mirror every once in a while. ”

- Jello Biafra

“ My work reflects a relationship to the built world that shifts between control and randomness, strangeness and beauty, comfort and fear. ”

- David Allee

“ The beauty, the poetry of the fear in their eyes. I didn't mind going to jail for, what, five, six hours? It was absolutely worth it. ”

- Johnny Depp

“ It's an interesting combination: Having a great fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That's always been a tug of war for me. ”

- Jodie Foster

“ The fear of this delicate and fierce feminine has more to do with our fear of being vulnerable again, getting hurt again, than it does by our actual distaste for the beauty of the feminine and Her qualities. ”

- Alanis Morissette

“ Fear of carbs, of gluten, of everything - we've distanced ourselves from the beauty of food, the art of it. It makes me sad when people say, 'Oh, I don't eat gluten. I don't eat cheese. I don't eat this. So I eat cardboard.' ”

- Olivia Wilde

“ I think the beauty of the writing of 'Game of Thrones' is not that the characters are fearless it's how they overcome their fear, you know? ”

- Natalie Dormer

“ It is a great mystery that though the human heart longs for Truth, in which alone it finds liberation and delight, the first reaction of human beings to Truth is one of hostility and fear! ”

- Anthony de Mello

“ I'm not at the point where I'd feel safe in a house alone. I would be really scared. I'm the kind of person that when I get up to go use the bathroom I have this big long hallway, and I just know someone's going to jump out and get me. ”

- Britney Spears

“ Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression of free speech and assembly. Men feared witches and burnt women. It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears. ”

- Louis D. Brandeis

“ 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. ”

- George S. Patton

“ The only advantage to being a middle-aged man is that when you put on a jacket and tie, you're the Scary Dad. Never mind that no one has had an actually scary dad since 1966. The visceral fear remains. ”

- P. J. O'Rourke

“ Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin and desire nothing but God, and I care not whether they be clergymen or laymen, they alone will shake the gates of Hell and set up the kingdom of Heaven upon Earth. ”

- John Wesley

“ I have a lot of friends, but my biggest fear is loneliness. I miss my family in Mumbai, and my biggest nightmare every day is to go back home alone. ”

- Deepika Padukone

“ I fear we might be losing the basic human facility to be alone - and with that you throw out independent decision-making, what to trust, what not to trust key stuff - a perilous loss. ”

- Dylan Moran