I have always had more dread of a pen, a bottle of ink, and a sheet of paper than of a sword or pistol.
Anxiety is not fear, being afraid of this or that definite object, but the uncanny feeling of being afraid of nothing at all. It is precisely Nothingness that makes itself present and felt as the object of our dread.
Most people dread finding out when they come to die that they have never really lived.
Teach me to live, that I may dread The grave as little as my bed. Teach me to die.
We would rather be ruined than changed. We would rather die in our dread than climb the cross of the moment and let our illusions die.
When we love, we are courageous; and courage has nothing to do with being fearless, it's about being willing to experience fear, even dread, to do what we must, without guarantee of outcome.
Bravery does not mean being fearless. It means to be full of fear but still not being dominated by it.
When one has too great a dread of what is impending, one feels some relief when the trouble has come.
The dread of criticism is the death of genius.
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
He who would acquire fame must not show himself afraid of censure. The dread of censure is the death of genius.
Sometimes I dread the truth of the lines I say. But the dread must never show.
The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good.
Black boys became criminalized. I was in constant dread for their lives, because they were targets everywhere. They still are.
The next day, I got a phone call from him and he told me to come and read for a movie called New Jack City. So I went over there and they told me I was gonna wear dreads and play a cop.
Dread lord and cousin, may the almighty preserve your reverence and lordship in long life and good fortune.
You know too well the forces which compose their army to dread their superior numbers.
Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it.
I suppose that writers should, in a way, feel flattered by the censorship laws. They show a primitive fear and dread at the fearful magic of print.
I did not fully understand the dread term 'terminal illness' until I saw Heathrow for myself.
The law serves of nought else in these days but for to do wrong, for nothing is spread almost but false matters by color of the law for reward, dread and favor and so no remedy is had in the Court of Equity in any way.
How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams.
Work is the best of narcotics, providing the patient be strong enough to take it. I dread idleness as if it were Hell.
I have always had a dread of becoming a passenger in life.
I requested the gentlemen to put on their hats, and the ladies their shawls, to avoid catching cold, and then had the windows widely opened. This proceeding caused some astonishment and alarm at first; for the Americans generally have a dread of cold air.
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