Quotes on Afraid Of Life

A man who is afraid of death will be afraid of life also, because life brings death. If you are afraid of the enemy and you close your door, the friend will also be prohibited. Rajneesh

Don't be afraid of change, because it is leading you to a new beginning. Joyce Meyer

We're just afraid, period. Our fear is free-floating. We're afraid this isn't the right relationship or we're afraid it is. We're afraid they won't like us or we're afraid they will. We're afraid of failure or we're afraid of success. We're afraid of dying young or we're afraid of growing old. We're more afraid of life than we are of death. Marianne Williamson

I am not afraid that I shall exaggerate the value and significance of life, but that I shall not be up to the occasion which it is. Henry David Thoreau

I am not afraid of death. What I am afraid of is that I will meet the Saviour and He will say, 'You could have done better' Spencer W. Kimball

Don't be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don't have to live forever, you just have to live. Natalie Babbitt

I'm not afraid of failure; I'm afraid of succeeding at things that don't matter. William Carey

Once you are afraid of death you are bound to be afraid of life. That`s why I am talking about this Hasidic approach. The whole approach consists of methods, ways and means of how to die - the art of dying is the art of living also. Dying as an ego is being born as a non `ego; dying as a part is being born as a whole; dying as man is a basic step towards being born as a God. Rajneesh

Death is close enough at hand so we do not need to be afraid of life. Friedrich Nietzsche

Suicide is not to fear death, but yet to be afraid of life. It is a brave act of valour to contemn death; but when life is more terrible than death, it is then the truest valour to dare to live; and herein religion hath taught us a noble example, for all the valiant acts of Curtius, Scarvola, or Codrus, do not parallel or match that one of Job. Thomas Browne

Do not be afraid of death. Be afraid of the half-lived life! Laird Hamilton

Afraid of death? Not at all. Be a great relief. Then I wouldn't have to talk to you. Katharine Hepburn

It's not that I'm afraid of death, but afraid of the thought of my people laid to rest; They saying there is 6 million ways of death but not even one way to fade the stress. Aaron Dontez Yates

Is any man afraid of change? Why what can take place without change? What then is more pleasing or more suitable to the universal nature? Marcus Aurelius

I am not so much afraid of death, as ashamed thereof, 'tis the very disgrace and ignominy of our natures. Thomas Browne

What misery to be afraid of death. What wretchedness, to believe only in what can be proven. Mary Oliver

The sinew and heart of man seem to be drawn out, and we are become timorous desponding whimperers. We are afraid of truth, afraid of fortune, afraid of death, and afraid of each other. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I wasn't particularly afraid of death itself. As Shakespeare said, die this year and you don't have to die the next. Haruki Murakami

I don't think there's anything to be afraid of. Failure brings great rewards - in the life of an artist. Quentin Tarantino

Don't be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed. Lebron James

It is important that our relationship with farm animals is reciprocal. We owe animals a decent life and a painless death. I have observed that the people who are completely out of touch with nature are the most afraid of death ... Temple Grandin

Because the fundamental human problem is that people are afraid of change. Rei Kawakubo

On days where I feel the karma is in balance I'm not afraid of death. And when I feel it's weighing heavily on the negative side, then I get very scared and just think about eternal damnation and how unpleasant that would be. Will Oldham

If you are afraid of death, be afraid. The point is to get with it, to let it take over - fear, ghosts, pains, transience, dissolution, and all. And then comes the hitherto unbelievable surprise; you don't die because you were never born. You had just forgotten who you are. Alan Watts

After us they'll fly in hot air balloons, coat styles will change, perhaps they'll discover a sixth sense and cultivate it, but life will remain the same, a hard life full of secrets, but happy. And a thousand years from now man will still be sighing, "Oh! Life is so hard!" and will still, like now, be afraid of death and not want to die. Anton Chekhov

It is better to learn early of the inevitable depths, for then sorrow and death can take their proper place in life, and one is not afraid. Pearl S Buck

I'm not afraid of life and I'm not afraid of death: Dying's the bore. Katherine Anne Porter

This nation was built by men who took risks-pioneers who were not afraid of the wilderness, businessmen who were not afraid of failure, scientists who were not afraid of the truth, thinkers who were not afraid of progress, dreamers who were not afraid of action. Brooks Atkinson

You should not be afraid of failures, and not get enamored by success. Nirmala Srivastava

Never be afraid of failure or disappointment, because those are just temporary experiences on the path to your dreams coming true Doreen Virtue

Societies as well as people become afraid of change as they grow older. It's human nature. The young have adventures while the old sit at home and nurture their memories. Paul J. McAuley

I have lived with the prospect of an early death for the last 49 years. I'm not afraid of death, but I'm in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first. 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. Stephen Hawking

The part of life which we really live is short. Seneca the Younger

I believe half of the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things. William John Locke

You mustn't be so afraid of life - it's all we've got. Don't let it hurt you so much. Anna Kavan

There can be no life without change, and to be afraid of what is different or unfamiliar is to be afraid of life. Theodore Roosevelt

Because we are afraid of life, we seek to control or master it. Alexander Lowen

Oregano is the spice of life. Henry Tillman

By doubting we come at truth. Marcus Tullius Cicero

Everything in life is most fundamentally a gift. And you receive it best and you live it best by holding it with very open hands. Leo J. O'Donovan

The purpose of life is to live it. Clarence Darrow

The significance of life is living. Jiddu Krishnamurti

The meaning of life is to create meaning for your life. Tucker Max

We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life. Viktor E Frankl

And how have I lived? Frankly and openly, though crudely. I have not been afraid of life. I have not shrunk from it. I have taken it for what it was at its own valuation. And I have not been ashamed of it. Just as it was, it was mine. Jack London

one should be afraid of life, not of death. Marlene Dietrich

Although the time of death is approaching me, I am not afraid of dying and going to Hell or (what would be considerably worse) going to the popularized version of Heaven. I expect death to be nothingness and, for removing me from all possible fears of death, I am thankful to atheism. Isaac Asimov

The American people are sick and tired of being afraid to speak their minds lest they be politically smeared as 'Communists' or 'Fascists' by their opponents. Freedom of speech is not what it used to be in America. It has been so abused by some that it is not exercised by others. Margaret Chase Smith

Everyone is so afraid of death, but the real sufis just laugh: nothing tyrannizes their hearts. What strikes the oyster shell does not damage the pearl Rumi

A warrior of light knows that certain impossible battles are worth fighting and so he/she is not afraid of being disappointed, knowing the power of his/her love. Paulo Coelho

To the degree you have experienced intimacy with God, you won't be afraid of death because you're experiencing the first tastes and promises of heaven in this world. Richard Rohr

There is no lasting pleasure but contemplation; all others grow flat and insipid upon frequent use; and when a man hath run through a set of vanities, in the declension of his age, he knows not what to do with himself, if he cannot think; he saunters about from one dull business to another, to wear out time; and hath no reason to value Life but because he is afraid of death. Gilbert Burnet

We are actually more afraid of change than we are of death Caroline Myss

I guess we resist changing, because we are afraid of change. Spencer Johnson

There were some so afraid of death that they prayed for death. Pliny the Younger

At the same time, I've never been afraid of death or the concept of death. Alex Lifeson

"A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears." Woodrow Wyatt

Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life. Bertolt Brecht

Nature has given man no better thing than shortness of life. Pliny The Elder

A man of quality is never threatened by a woman of equality. Jill Briscoe

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Paul Gauguin

For this beauty, beauty without strength, chokes out life. Hilda Doolittle

To live is to experience things, not sit around pondering the meaning of life. Paulo Coelho

The only incontrovertible fact of my work is the importance of life. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Life is full of surprises, isn't it? Charlton Heston

I have finally figured out that the purpose of life is to enjoy it. Rita Mae Brown

Convert life into truth. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Let's stop being afraid ... to seem intolerant Pauline Marois

We are afraid that we have not lived. We are not afraid of dying. Allen Tate

God keeps telling us to be not afraid, to go big Bob Goff

Pain is fear, and I'm not afraid. Ann Brashares

Why is everybody afraid of love? Jerome Jarre

I am not afraid of praise, for I have practiced it on myself. Henry David Thoreau

Life has meaning only if one barters it day by day for something other than itself. Antoine de Saint-Exupery

When you're not afraid to fail, you'll most certainly have the confidence to succeed. Ralph Marston

The great end of life is not knowledge but action. Thomas Huxley

The quality of life is determined by its activities. Aristotle

Every life is its own excuse for being. Elbert Hubbard

The beauty of life is, therefore, geometrical beauty of a type that Plato would have much appreciated. John Desmond Bernal

The meaning of life is found in openness to being and "being present" in full awareness. Thomas Merton



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