Fear Of The Unknown Quotes by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Carrie Jones, Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Danny Gokey, Kathie Lee Gifford and many others.
Life in the world… was nothing more than a system of atavistic contracts, banal ceremonies, preordained words, with which people entertained each other in society in order not to commit murder. The dominant sign in that paradise of provincial frivolity was fear of the unknown.
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
It’s a lot easier to understand things once you name them. It’s the unknown that mostly freaks me out. I don’t know the name of that fear, but I know I’ve got it, the fear of the unknown.
Once men are caught up in an event, they cease to be afraid. Only the unknown frightens men.
Replace fear of the unknown with curiosity.
A fear of the unknown keeps a lot of people from leaving bad situations.
Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.
By replacing fear of the unknown with curiosity we open ourselves up to an infinite stream of possibility. We can let fear rule our lives or we can become childlike with curiosity, pushing our boundaries, leaping out of our comfort zones, and accepting what life puts before us.
There is not a truth existing which I fear… or would wish unknown to the whole world.
People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.
His conclusion was that things were not always what they appeared to be. The cub’s fear of the unknown was an inherited distrust, and it had now been strengthened by experience. Thenceforth, in the nature of things, he would possess an abiding distrust of appearances.
If I have something I want to say that is too difficult for adults to swallow, then I write it in a book for children. Children still haven’t closed themselves off with fear of the unknown, fear of revolution, or the scramble for security. They are still familiar with the inborn vocabulary of myth
There’s always fear of the unknown where there’s mystery.
Sometimes the future changes quickly and completely, and we’re left with only the choice of what to do next. We can choose to be afraid of it. Just stand there trembling, not moving. Assuming the worst that can happen. Or we step forward into the unknown, and assume it will be brilliant.
If you let fear of the unknown stop you from taking chances, you will stifle your true potential.
You don’t fear change. You fear the unknown. If you knew the future would be great, you’d welcome the change to get there. Well, the future IS great. Proceed.
We are not to be anxious about the unknown future or to fret about it. We are to live in a moment-by-moment dependence upon God.