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Letter "F" » feared
«Courage is... the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.»
«Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared»
«. . . and that sin and love and fear are just sounds that people who never sinned nor loved nor feared have for what they never had and cannot have until they forgot the words . . .»
«Behind everyone who behaves as if he were superior to others, we can suspect a feeling of inferiority which calls for very special efforts of concealment. It is as if a man feared that he was too small and walked on his toes to make himself seem tall»
«Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised.»
«Behold a republic standing erect while empires all around are bowed beneath the weight of their own armaments -- a republic whose flag is loved while other flags are only feared.»
Author: William Jennings Bryan
, The Weight
«An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.»
, body mind
, into the wind
, wound up
«An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.»
«And here comes in the question whether it is better to be loved rather than feared, or feared rather than loved. It might perhaps be answered that we should wish to be both; but since love and fear can hardly exist together, if we must choose between them, it is far safer to be feared than loved....I sum up by saying that since his being loved depends upon his subjects, while his being feared depends upon himself, [one] should build on what is his own, and not on what rests with others.»
Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
, build on
, coming together
, sum up
, The Question
«An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.»