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Fear is the foundation of most governments. 

- John Adams, 1776

An ugly sight, a man who’s afraid. 

- Jean Anouilh, 1944

Fear has a smell, as love does.

- Margaret Atwood, 1972

Tell us your phobias and we will tell you what you are afraid of.

- Robert Benchley, 1935

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

- Albert Camus, c. 1940

Fear is a poor guarantor of a long life.

- Marcus Tullius Cicero, 44

In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in folly.

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 1830

I wants to make your flesh creep.

- Charles Dickens, 1837

Dread attends the unknown.

- Nadine Gordimer, 1998

Who lives in fear will never be a free man.

- Horace, 19 BC

Worry over what has not occurred is a serious malady.

- Solomon ibn Gabirol, 1050

I am a living symbol of the white man’s fear.

- Winnie Mandela, 1985

People living deeply have no fear of death.

- Anaïs Nin, 1935