Subject: Emotions » Fear

I moved to New York for my health; I’m paranoid, and New York was the only place where my fears were justified.

Airline travel is hours of boredom interrupted by moments of stark terror.

disc jockey, screenwriter & humorist

I have no problem with homophobia; as long as they do it behind closed doors.

(1962 – ) English stand-up comedian & actor

A lot of people are afraid of heights, but not me… I'm afraid of widths.

(1955 – ) comedian, actor & writer

Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere may be happy.

At my age flowers scare me.

(1896 – 1996) comedian, actor & entertainer

If you are afraid of loneliness, don't marry.

(1860 – 1904) Russian short-story writer, playwright & physician

We have nothing to fear but fear itself… and of course the boogieman.

(1927 – 1997) Am. comedian & satirist notable for mock presidential campaign

One has fear in front of a goat, in back of a mule, and on every side of a fool.

(1853 – 1937) journalist, writer & editor

I used to be afraid of relationships; someone would ask me out and I'd say, 'Just take my purse, don't hurt me!'

(1970 – ) American stand-up comedian & voice actor

All men are afraid of eyelash curlers; I sleep with one under my pillow, instead of a gun.

(1953 – ) comedian, dancer & writer

I fear no man, but the dentist.

(1949 – ) American boxing champion

I read somewhere that men’s biggest fear is that women will laugh at them. And women’s biggest fear is that men will kill them… kind of different stakes that we’re working with.

(1978 – ) American stand-up comedian, actress & writer

Ernie Irvan could go bear hunting with a switch. He ain't never afraid.

American auto racer

I’m afraid of sharks – but only in a water situation.

(1973 – ) American comedian

I don’t fear death, but I sure don’t like those three-footers for par.

(1935 – ) Puerto Rican professional golfer

If I weren’t earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball, most people in the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.

(1963 – ) American professional basketball player & sports personality

As a child, I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula.

(1947 – ) American columnist & humorist

As a child, I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula.

(1947 – ) American columnist & humorist

Whatever happened to the good old days when kids was scared to death of their parents?

television character, All In the Family (Carroll O’Connor)

Bravery is being the only one who knows you're afraid.

(1908 – 1980) businessman, humorist

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