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.

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it. Bill Cosby
When fear ceases to scare you, it cannot stay. Gary Zukav
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold. Helen Keller
Try a thing you haven't done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not. Virgil Thomson
Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear. Dan Millman
Fear is healthy panic is dangerous. Chasing Mavericks
What is the biggest thing that stops people from living their lives in the present moment? Fear--and we must learn how to overcome fear. Brian Weiss
To escape fear, you have to go through it, not around. Richie Norton
He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life. Ralph Waldo Emerson
I have accepted fear as a part of life-specifically the fear of change I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back. Erica Jong
Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is freedom. Mary Ferguson
Do what you fear most and you control fear. Tom Hopkins
There are four ways you can handle fear. You can go over it, under it, or around it. But if you are ever to put fear behind you, you must walk straight through it. Once you put fear behind you. Leave it there. Donna Favors
Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death. Max Lucado
The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. Elbert Hubbard
A mind focused on doubt and fear cannot focus on the journey to victory. Mike Jones
I will not die an unlived life. I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my days, to allow my living to open me, to make me less afraid, more accessible, to loosen my heart until it becomes a wing, a torch, a promise. I choose to risk my significance; to live so that which comes to me as seed goes to the next as blossom and that which comes to me as blossom, goes on as fruit. Dawna Markova
Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear. Ambrose Redmoon
We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality. Seneca
One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn't do. Henry Ford