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Fear

Courage is knowing what not to fear. - Plato.


Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil. – Aristotle.


I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without being commanded what others do only from fear of the law. – Aristotle.


Injustice is censured because the censures are afraid of suffering, and not from any fear which they have of doing injustice. - Plato.


Men are swayed more by fear than by reverence. – Aristotle.


No one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good. - Plato.


No one loves the man whom he fears. – Aristotle.


The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite alone with the heavens, nature and God…I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles. – Anne Frank.

The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness. – Aristotle.


To fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise, without being wise: for it is to think that we know what we do not know. For anything that men can tell, death may be the greatest good that can happen to them: but they fear it as if they knew quite well that it was the greatest of evils. And what is this but that shameful ignorance of thinking that we know what we do not know? – Socrates.


We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. - Plato.


When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing more to fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader. - Plato.


Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear, because fear presumably has a wider extension than reverence. – Socrates.


Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love. – Aristotle.



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