41+ Best Fear Of Love Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational fear of love quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

Famous Fear Of Love Quotes

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead. – Bertrand Russell

The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear. – Mahatma Gandhi

We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all. – Eleanor Roosevelt

Fear is the great enemy of intimacy. Fear makes us run away from each other or cling to each other but does not create true intimacy. – Henri Nouwen

Try not to confuse ‘attachment’ with ‘love.’ Attachment is about fear and dependency, and has more to do with love of self than love of another. Love without attachment is the purest love because it isn’t about what others can give you because you’re empty. It is about what you can give others because you’re already full. – Yasmin Mogahed

It is the privilege of those who fear love to murder those who do not fear it! – May Sarton

Until you get comfortable being alone, you’ll never know if you’re choosing someone out of love or loneliness. – Mandy Hale

I’m so afraid of losing something I love, that I refuse to love anything. – Jonathan Safran Foer

Loving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more, and those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life. – Merle Shain

If you knew the secret of life, you too would choose no other companion but love. – Rumi

Those who love to be feared fear to be loved, and they themselves are more afraid than anyone, for whereas other men fear only them, they fear everyone. – St. Francis de Sales

I’m not afraid to try again, I’m just afraid of getting hurt for the same reason. – Anurag Prakash Ray

I’m afraid to love, because I don’t want to get hurt. – Grace Marcelo

I’ve never fallen in love right off the bat. I get scared to say I love you too soon because it means so much. It means you’re not seeing an end to things. – Leighton Meester

You are being presented with a choice: evolve or remain. If you choose to remain unchanged, you will be presented with the same challenges, the same routine, the same storms, the same situations, until you learn from them, until you love yourself enough to say ‘no more,’ until you choose change. If you choose to evolve, you will connect with the strength within you, you will explore what lies outside the comfort zone, you will awaken to love, you will become, you will be. You have everything you need. Choose to evolve. Choose love. – Creig Crippen

If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater. – unknown

Fears are nothing more than a state of mind. – Napoleon Hill

It is common to say that we are doing something out of love when we are actually doing it out of fear. Love and fear are complete opposites. So be honest with yourself, are you doing it out of love or are you doing it out of fear? – Teal Swan

We fear the thing we want the most. – Robert Anthony

Fear makes us feel our humanity. – Benjamin Disraeli

The mark of fear is not easily removed. – Ernest Gaines

If you want the moon, do not hide from the night. If you want a rose, do not run from the thorns. If you want love, do not hide from yourself. – Rumi

Living with fear stops us taking risks, and if you don’t go out on the branch, you’re never going to get the best fruit. – Sarah Parish

Resist your fear; fear will never lead to you a positive end. Go for your faith and what you believe. – T. D. Jakes

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong. – Joseph Chilton Pearce

You should have a fear of some things. That doesn’t mean it incapacitates you from your ability to figure out a way to deal with it. – Chris Hadfield

Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater. – George Washington Carver

I think the big mistake in schools is trying to teach children anything, and by using fear as the basic motivation. Fear of getting failing grades, fear of not staying with your class, etc. Interest can product learning on a scale compared to fear as a nuclear explosion to a firecracker. – Folorunsho Mejabi

Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil. – Aristotle

I choose love over fear, always. I’d rather burn in the fire after touching something true than not feel anything. – Victoria Erickson

Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. – Bertrand Russell

Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman. – Marian Anderson

I’ll choose honest over perfect every single time. – Rachel Wolchin

Fear is the proof of a degenerate mind. – Virgil

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears. – Nelson Mandela

To love someone fiercely, to believe in something with your whole heart, to celebrate a fleeting moment in time, to fully engage in a life that doesn’t come with guarantees-these are risks that involve vulnerability and often pain. But, I’m learning that recognizing and leaning into the discomfort of vulnerability teaches us how to live with joy, gratitude, and grace. – Brené Brown

The things you fear are undefeatable, not by their nature, but by your approach. – Jewel Kilcher

In any given moment, we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety. – Abraham Maslow

You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind. – Dale Carnegie

If you want to tap into what life has to offer, let love be your primary mode of being, not fear. Fear closes us down and makes us retreat. It locks doors and limits opportunities. Love is about opening to possibilities. Seeing the world with new eyes. It widens our heart and mind. Fear incarcerates, but love liberates. – John Mark Green

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it… that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear. – Dale Carnegie