“Being terrified but going ahead and doing what must be done—that's courage. The one who feels no fear is a fool, and the one who lets fear rule him is a coward.”~Piers Anthony“Castle Roogna”, p.46, Del Rey American science fiction and fantasy author Piers Anthony was born on this day in 1934.
“Don’t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don’t have to live forever, you just have to live.”~Natalie Babbitt American writer and children's book illustrator Natalie Babbitt was born on this day in 1932.
“I think courage is commensurate with your fear—if you lack imagination and you’re fearless, that’s not courage to me.”~Phyllida Lloyd English film director and producer, Phyllida Lloyd was born on this day in 1957.
“Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.”~Anna Brownell Jameson Anglo-Irish writer, feminist, and art historian Anna Brownell Jameson was born n this day in 1794.
“Fear can make you do more wrong than hate or jealousy… fear makes you always, always hold something back.”~Philip K. Dick(1976). “Flow my tears, the policeman said” American science fiction writer Philip K. Dick was born on this day in 1928. Follow me on Facebook @jjshaunauthor
“We all have a fear of the unknown; what one does with that fear will make all the difference in the world.”~Lillian Russell American actress and singer Lillian Russell was born on this day in 1860.
“The process of spotting fear and refusing to obey it is the source of all true empowerment.”~Martha Beck American author, life coach, and speaker Martha Beck was born on this day in 1962.
“You have no control [over natural disaster]. That's what's scary about it. You're helpless. That feeling of helplessness is really scary.”~R. L. Stine American novelist, short story writer, television producer, screenwriter, and executive editor R. L. Stine was born on this day in 1943.
“Fear is the loneliest feeling. You can be in a throng of people, but if you're afraid, you're on your own.”~Michelle Paver British novelist and children's writer Michelle Paver was born on this day in 1960.
“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 American writer of weird, science, fantasy, and horror fiction H. P. Lovecraft was born on this day in 1890.