A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.
Today, like every other day, we wake up empty and frightened. Don't open the door to the study and begin reading. Take down the dulcimer. Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
I had always loved John Ford's pictures. And I came to love him, too, but I was frightened to death working for him. He used the shock treatment while directing me.
I also want to return to doing stand-up. I've become frightened of live audiences. This is a really telling sign that I need to go back on the comedy circuit again.
I had my moments when I got very frightened that I would not recover.
It is better to be killed than frightened to death.
We're frightened of what makes us different.
There are moments when everything goes well, but don't be frightened.
As for the Pope, I am too old to be frightened by his shadow, and am quite sure his shadow or Substance will do less harm to the liberties of my country than will a party, who seek to acquire political power by exciting religious bigotry in the minds of their duped followers.
I was regarded as the school freak which further reinforced a lot of inhibitions and doubts I had about myself. I was a shy, frightened teenager for a long time.
How many wives have been forced by the death of well-intentioned but too protective husbands to face reality late in life, bewildered and frightened because they were strangers to it!
How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.
I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really.
I was timid and frightened as a child. Yours truly did not shin up mountains or do any other kind of adventurous stuff.
We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
No price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.
My father was frightened of his mother. I was frightened of my father and I am damned well going to see to it that my children are frightened of me.
I think writers rush in where everybody is very frightened to tread
And then came the nineties, when management, suddenly frightened that they had ceded control to the players, sought to restore baseball's profitability by 'running the game like a business.'
I need to be frightened of things. I hate it, but I must need it, because it's what I do.
The establishment is made up of little men, very frightened.
Deep in my heart I'm concealing things that I'm longing to say. Scared to confess what I'm feeling - frightened you'll slip away.
My father in the film - which we probably haven't seen in previous movies, and in British Asian movies you could probably count on one hand - he says exactly why, actually why he's frightened for his daughter. He came to this country, England, and had a bit of a crappy time.
Better be killed than frightened to death.
Neither let us be slandered from our duty by false accusations against us, nor frightened from it by menaces of destruction to the Government nor of dungeons to ourselves.
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