„You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.“

—  Rosa Parks

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„You should never let your fears prevent you from doing what you know is right.“

—  Aung San Suu Kyi State Counsellor of Myanmar and Leader of the National League for Democracy 1945

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„A cowardly act! What do I care about that? You may be sure that I should never fear to commit one if it were to my advantage.“

—  Napoleon I of France French general, First Consul and later Emperor of the French 1769 - 1821

Quoted by George Gordon Andrews in Napoleon in Review (1939) http://books.google.com/books?id=hnvRAAAAMAAJ&q="A+cowardly+act+What+do+I+care+about+that+You+may+be+sure+that+I+should+never+fear+to+commit+one+if+it+were+to+my+advantage"&pg=PA8#v=onepage

„Do you know what a good life is? A good life is a life in which you never have to think about yourself again. You know why? Because you can't think about yourself without producing fear.“

—  Guy Finley American self-help writer, philosopher, and spiritual teacher, and former professional songwriter and musician 1949

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„When we love, we are courageous; and courage has nothing to do with being fearless, it’s about being willing to experience fear, even dread, to do what we must, without guarantee of outcome.“

—  Vanna Bonta Italian-American writer, poet, inventor, actress, voice artist (1958-2014) 1958 - 2014

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„When you have faults, do not fear to abandon them.“

—  Confucius Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher -551 - -479 BC

Source: The Analects, Other chapters

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„Your writing is never as good as you hoped; but never as bad as you feared.“

—  Bertrand Russell logician, one of the first analytic philosophers and political activist 1872 - 1970

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„Once you learn to read the land, I have no fear of what you will do to it, or with it. And I know many pleasant things it will do to you.“

—  Aldo Leopold American writer and scientist 1887 - 1948

"Wherefore Wildlife Ecology?" [1947]; Published in The River of the Mother of God and Other Essays by Aldo Leopold, Susan L. Flader and J. Baird Callicott (eds.) 1991, p. 337.
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