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Fear Quotes

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Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt. (George Sewell)

Fear guides more to their duty than gratitude; for one man who is virtuous from the love of virtue, from the obligation he thinks he lies under to the giver of all, there are ten thousand who are good only from their apprehension of punishment. (Goldsmith)

Fear is implanted in us as a preservative from evil (Dr. Johnson)

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear. (Ambrose Redmoon)

Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. (Marie Curie)

Fear is the mother of morality. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

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The Psychology of Fear by WM. R. Roalfe

Very much influenced by the dominant discourse within psychology at the time this classic article on the psychology of fear first published in 1929 explores notions such as that the explanation of the problem of fear is to be found in the study of desire is due to the relationship which exists between the conscious and unconscious aspects of the mind.

The Psychology of Fear

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