From too much love of living, From hope and #fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever That dead men rise up never That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.
To work without attachment is to work without the expectation of reward or #fear of any punishment in this world or the next. Work so done is a means to the end, and God is the end.
Therefore, when I considered this carefully, the contempt which I had to #fear because of the novelty and apparent absurdity of my view, nearly induced me to abandon utterly the work I had begun.
I don’t know how it is for women or for other guys, but when I was young and in my 20s, I had a #fear of marriage.
Most men are very attached to the idea of being male, and usually experience a lot of #fear and insecurity around the idea of being a man. Most women are very identified with their gender, and also experience a tremendous amount of #fear and insecurity.
When women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence. When men hold off from marrying women, we call it #fear of commitment.
I had used eclectic therapy and behavior therapy on myself at the age of 19 to get over my #fear of public speaking and of approaching young women in public.
African women in general need to know that it’s OK for them to be the way they are - to see the way they are as a strength, and to be liberated from #fear and from silence.
I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect #fear more than ourselves. We’ve been taught that silence would save us, but it won’t.
This #fear of the Lord is indeed the beginning of wisdom. This consciousness of sin is the straight pathway to heaven.
This society in which we live is radically changing. What previous generations saw as evil is now embraced as being good. It is a dangerous and slippery slope upon which we stand when we reject what Solomon called the beginning of wisdom - the #fear of God.
It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn’t have it, to #fear and suspect the worst.
Peace, if it ever exists, will not be based on the #fear of war but on the love of peace.
It is because I believe that it is in the power of such nations to lead the world back into the paths of peace that I propose to devote myself to explaining what, in my opinion, can and should be done to banish the #fear of war that hangs so heavily over the world.
Business is war. I go out there, I want to kill the competitors. I want to make their lives miserable. I want to steal their market share. I want them to #fear me and I want everyone on my team thinking we’re going to win.
You cannot avoid war in life, you cannot avoid the #fear of terrorism, you cannot avoid those things now, they are a part of everyday demeanor.
We shall never be able to remove suspicion and #fear as potential causes of war until communication is permitted to flow, free and open, across international boundaries.
It’s an interesting combination: Having a great #fear of being alone, and having a desperate need for solitude and the solitary experience. That’s always been a tug of war for me.
When the tyrant has disposed of foreign enemies by conquest or treaty, and there is nothing more to #fear from them, then he is always stirring up some war or other, in order that the people may require a leader.