What would you do if you had no fear: 12 Quotes to Inspire You.

Fear is a given. It’s what you do in the face of fear that matters. Here are 12 very insightful perspectives. Find one that resonates with you and remember it when you are facing fear head on and you know you need a voice in your head that is not your own.

  1. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’” Marianne Williams
  2. “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
  3. “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 
  4. “Limits, like fear, is often an illusion.” Michael Jordan
  5. “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
  6. “Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.” —Babe Ruth
  7. “Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.”Mark Twain
  8. “I’ve learned that fear limits you and your vision. It serves as blinders to what may be just a few steps down the road for you. The journey is valuable, but believing in your talents, your abilities, and your self-worth can empower you to walk down an even brighter path. Transforming fear into freedom – how great is that?”Soledad O’Brien
  9. “My motto is: feel the fear and do it anyway.”Tamara Mellon
  10. “I have self-doubt. I have insecurity. I have fear of failure. I have nights when I show up at the arena and I’m like, ‘my back hurts, my feet hurt, my knees hurt. I don’t have it. I just want to chill.’ We all have self-doubt. You don’t deny it, but you also don’t capitulate to it. You embrace it.”Kobe Bryant
  11. “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”Franklin D. Roosevelt
  12. “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

Sometimes we feel as though we are the only person in the world that feels our fears. We need to embrace the fact that the most famous, most accomplished, most admired of us have fears just as we do. The difference is they face it head on with wisdom and you can too!