109+ Best Overcoming Fear Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Overcoming fear is an essential step in achieving our goals and dreams. Profoundly inspirational overcoming fear quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

If you’re searching for uplifting quotes about strength and popular reflection quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of powerful being the bigger person quotes, inspiring challenge yourself quotes and famous bold quotes.

I believe that fear is a tricky thing; sometimes it can be helpful, but sometimes it can be reason to fail. These wise quotes can give you a deep understanding and help you face your fears.

Famous Overcoming Fear Quotes

Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold. Helen Keller

If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. Dale Carnegie

Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once. William Shakespeare

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. Eleanor Roosevelt

Don’t let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others, even if you don’t like them. Stacy London

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. Dale Carnegie

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Nelson Mandela

Do not be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. John Rockefeller

We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear. Martin Luther King Jr.

Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out. Benjamin Franklin

You always have two choices your commitment versus your fear. Sammy Davis Jr.

Do one thing every day that scares you. Eleanor Roosevelt

As soon as the fear approaches near, attack and destroy it. Chanakya

Each of us must confront our own fears, must come face to face with them. How we handle our fears will determine where we go with the rest of our lives. To experience adventure or to be limited by the fear of it. Judy Blume

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. Marie Curie

Everything you want is on the other side of fear. Jack Canfield

If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles. Sun Tzu

Extreme fear can neither fight nor fly. William Shakespeare

The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror! Joyce Meyer

Failure doesn’t mean you are a failure; it just means you haven’t succeeded yet. Robert H. Schuller

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

Failure is a detour, not a dead end street. Zig Ziglar

Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free. Jim Morrison

Fear has its use, but cowardice has none. Gandhi

Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts. Elizabeth I

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

I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear. Rosa Parks

Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. Yoda

The key to growth is acknowledging your fear of the unknown and jumping in anyway. Jen Sincero

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

You just have to get rid of fear and confront the world. Look at yourself in the mirror and say to yourself, I love you and nothing will destroy you and you’re not going to fall. Ricky Martin

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. Babe Ruth

Feel the fear and do it anyway. Susan Jeffers

The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things we fear. Brian Tracy

Have no fear of perfection. You’ll never reach it. Salvador Dali

Kill the snake of doubt in your soul, crush the worms of fear in your heart and mountains will move out of your way. Kate Seredy

He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have a very positive attitude in life. My insecurity, fear and need to know about tomorrow has fortunately eased. What is going to happen will happen anyway. So why break my head over it? Katrina Kaif

I failed my way to success. Thomas Edison

Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of a life contains three descriptions could have, might have, and should have. Louis E. Boone

I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear. Rosa Parks

How very little can be done under the spirit of fear. Florence Nightingale

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Nelson Mandela

I say I am stronger than fear. Malala Yousafzai

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment. Marcus Aurelius

Yoga is a way to freedom. By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear, anguish and loneliness. Indra Devi

In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. Dale Carnegie

Failure isn’t an option. I’ve erased the word fear from my vocabulary, and I think when you erase fear, you can’t fail. Alicia Keys

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. Theodore Roosevelt

Of all the liars in the world, sometimes the worst are our own fears. Rudyard Kipling

Men are not afraid of things, but of how they view them. Epictetus

Ignorance is the parent of fear. Herman Melville

Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure. Napoleon Hill

To overcome fear, here’s all you have to do realize the fear is there, and do the action you fear anyway. Peter McWilliams

My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure. Abraham Lincoln

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. Anais Nin

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game. Babe Ruth

Fears are educated into us, and can, if we wish, be educated out. Karl Augustus Menninger

No man is a failure who is enjoying life. William Feather

Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live. Dorothy Thompson

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. Marie Curie

No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. Gautama Buddha

One of the greatest discoveries a man makes, one of his great surprises, is to find he can do what he was afraid he couldn’t do. Henry Ford

There is no illusion greater than fear. Lao Tzu

Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter. Francis Chan

To escape fear, you have to go through it, not around. Richie Norton

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Confucius

Sometimes, when we want something so badly, we fear failure more than we fear being without that thing. Matthew J. Kirby

People living deeply have no fear of death. Anais Nin

I have to face the fear. I have to take control of the situation and find a way to make it less frightening. Veronica Roth

Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho

Just like in life, we need to overcome our fears before exploring the next adventure. M. Liz Boyle

Success is not final, failure is not fatal it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill

Have no fear of perfection  you’ll never reach it. Salvador Dali

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

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will. W. Clement Stone

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually be afraid you will make one. Elbert Hubbard

There are two basic motivating forces fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. Evolution and all hopes for a better world rest in the fearlessness and open hearted vision of people who embrace life. John Lennon

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely. Buddha

There is no failure except in no longer trying. Elbert Hubbard

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is freedom. Marilyn Ferguson

There is no illusion greater than fear. Lao Tzu

The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown. H. P. Lovecraft

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will. W. Clement Stone

I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them. Clara Barton

To fear is one thing. To let fear grab you by the tail and swing you around is another. Katherine Paterson

I think fearless is having fears but jumping anyway. Taylor Swift

Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears. Les Brown

The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears. Stendhal

Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not. Virgil Thomson

Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another’s fear. Umberto Eco

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is freedom. Mary Ferguson

Great work is done by people who are not afraid to be great. Fernando Flores

We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets. Marilyn Monroe

There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope. Baruch Spinoza

What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? Vincent van Gogh

The fear of becoming a has been keeps some people from becoming anything. Eric Hoffer

When you are afraid, do the thing you are afraid of and soon you will lose your fear of it. Norman Vincent Peale

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho

Where fear is, happiness is not. Seneca

What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it. Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. George Lucas

You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. You must do the thing you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt

I’m not afraid of death; I just don’t want to be there when it happens. Woody Allen

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