Theres no denying there is power in words. That’s why at Soulspring Groups we believe an inspiring quote has the ability to empower, encourage, and uplift, even when all else has failed. If youve ever been held back by fear, and who among us hasnt, youll want to keep these 16 quotations close at hand.
The next time youre tempted to let fear get the best of you, let an opportunity pass you by, give up a passion because of the what ifs, read these wise words from those who looked fear in the face and did it anyway. Consider each your Soulspiration of the Week…
You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith. ~Mary Manin Morrissey
Fear is a darkroom where negatives develop. ~Usman B. Asif
Panic at the thought of doing a thing is a challenge to do it. ~Henry S. Haskins
Many of our fears are tissue-paper-thin, and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them. ~Brendan Francis
Fear has a large shadow, but he himself is small. ~Ruth Gendler
Fear: False Evidence Appearing Real. ~Author Unknown
Anything I’ve ever done that ultimately was worthwhile… initially scared me to death. ~Betty Bender
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
Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions. ~Hafez
Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.
He who is not every day conquering some fear, has not learned the secret of life. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. ~Marianne Williamson
The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. ~Joseph Campbell
You are frightened of everything. You call it caution. You call it common sense. You call it practicality. You call it playing the odds, but that’s only because you’re afraid to call it by its real name, and its real name is fear. ~Mick Farren
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by each experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. You must do the thing you think you cannot do. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
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
Do you have a favorite piece of wisdom that’s inspired you in times of fear? Please share it in the comment area below and help us grow our Fearful to Powerful collection!
The Soul Sisters