Overcoming Fear Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old overcoming fear quotes, overcoming fear sayings, and overcoming fear proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

I honestly think it is better to be a failure at something you love than to be a success at something you hate. George Burns
I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. Tony Robbins
Success is often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable. Coco Chanel
Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. George Edward Woodberry
Forget about the consequences of failure. Failure is only a temporary change in direction to set you straight for your next success. Denis Waitley
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it. Rabindranath Tagore
Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter. Francis Chan
Thinking will not overcome fear but action will. W. Clement Stone
You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you. Eric Hoffer
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
You cannot run away from weakness; you must some time fight it out or perish; and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand? Robert Louis Stevenson
Every time you win, it diminishes the fear a little bit. You never really cancel the fear of losing; you keep challenging it. Arthur Ashe
Fear can't hold a candle to unswerving faith, much less muster up the guts to even attempt to blow it out. B.G. Jett
You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind. Dale Carnegie
Confront your fears, list them, get to know them, and only then will you be able to put them aside and move ahead. Jerry Gillies
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. Bertrand Russell
Fears are educated into us, and can, if we wish, be educated out. Karl Augustus Menninger
Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will. James Stephens
Fear is only as deep as the mind allows. Japanese Proverb
Go back a little to leap further. John Clarke
It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. Theodore Roosevelt
I failed my way to success. Thomas Edison
Don't obsess about the failures. Instead, investigate and close the successes. Chip Heath and Dan Heath
We learn wisdom from failure much more than success. We often discover what we will do, by finding out what we will not do. Samuel Smiles
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is to be understood. Marie Curie
Fight your fears and you'll be in battle forever. Face your fears and you'll be free forever. Lucas Jonkman
Do the thing you fear, and continue to do so. This is the quickest and surest way of all victory over fear. Dale Carnegie
Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out. Benjamin Franklin
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward, it is not a compliment to say it is brave. Mark Twain