Time to share some ‘face the fear quotes’! We recently procrastinated on a situation at home because it was easier to — or so it seemed. When we finally tackled the issue that premise proved wrong. Then, as mostly always, the lesson was that when you face your fear, it disappears.
Bookmark these fear quotes for when you need a reminder that you can overcome. When we ditch the drama and face the fear, it will disappear. Or at the very least, become manageable.
Whether you’re a business owner or a creative hobbyist, to face your fears will always serve you in any endeavor and human situation. And certainly, in these trying and uncertain times, we could all use a little courage reinforcement.
You may not get rid of fear altogether, but it absolutely will diminish over time and the more you do it the more you can do it. To face your fears rather than avoid them will serve you most, for to avoid facing the fear leaves it to simmer in the background. Simmering fears add stress and inflammation that can boil to the surface and burn us, and often when we encounter stressful situations, which is when we most need stoic courage rather than stressed reactivity.
All who’ve achieved massive success have had to push through fears and failures again and again. Success comes from identifying our core values and living in accordance with them, keeping our commitment to ourselves, and facing our fears.
When we focus on daily actions in alignment with our purpose and values, and incorporate creativity, positivity and gratitude, fear has no room to take up residence.
~LeAura Alderson, iCreateDaily.com®
Face Your Fears Day
Did you know that there is now a day dedicated to facing your fears? Yep!
When is Face Your Fears Day?
Face Your Fears Day is the second Tuesday of October.
An appropriate month, don’t you think, considering October is the month of Halloween when all the spooky movies appear prominently on your favorite viewing channels. Drob by and grab one of more of your favorite ‘face your fears quotes’ to help you today… and every day!
When You Face Your Fear It Disappears
Face your fear quotes can be used as affirmations and mantras, something you post everywhere to remind you and repeat often to anchor the concept in your psyche. The more you face yoUr fears, the more they disappear and the stronger and more capable you become.
So let’s dive right into some face the fear quotes. We’d love to see your favorites too. It can be ones you find here or elsewhere, or those that you create and use yourself. Send ’em with a link to your site or social page for credit — if you originated it — and we’ll add them here.
FACE THE FEAR QUOTES
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, speaker, course developer, author, 1988-1955
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, American fiction author
ANGER and Fear Quotes
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BRAVERY and Conquering Fear
CHANGE and Facing Fear
COURAGE and Facing Fear
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, Presidential First Lady-with FDR, author, 1884-1962
DISCOVERIES – Beyond Fear
Face Your Fears
It’s time to face your fears and your excuses and laugh them off their pedestal.
The world needs your art. You need your art.
~LeAura Alderson, writer, editor, creator – iCreateDaily.com®
FAILURE and FEAR QUOTES
“So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is…fear itself — nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.”
~Franklin D. Roosevelt, FDR, 32nd US President, Books on FDR, 1882-1945
HATE and Fear
PERFECTION and Fear Quotes
PRESENCE and the PRESENT Quotes
Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay.
Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones.”
~Thich Nhat Hanh, spiritual leader, poet, author, b.10/11/1926
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REGRETS and Fear Quotes
SUFFERING and Fear Quotes
UNDERSTANDING and Fear Quotes
VICTORY Over Fear
An all time favorite quote on fear, courage and the critics, by Theodore Roosevelt and popularized by Brené Brown.
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.
~Theodore Roosevelt, historian, naturalist, 26th US President, 1858-1919
Often, fear leads to procrastination. If that’s your struggle, don’t procrastinate. Do the work, because when you face the fear it disappears. And if you or anyone you know is struggling with fear and anxiety, these addition fear quotes should help.
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