Subject: Emotions » Fear

At my age flowers scare me.

(1896 – 1996) comedian, actor & entertainer

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

(1935 – ) Puerto Rican professional golfer

Even snakes are afraid of snakes.

(1955 – ) comedian, actor & writer

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

There are moments when everything goes well, but don’t be frightened.

(1864 – 1910) French author

A woman is the only thing I am afraid of that I know will not hurt me.

(1809 – 1865) 16th U.S. president

It's not that I'm afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens.

(1935 – ) movie actor, director & comedian

There’s nothing to fear but life itself.

(1947 – ) comedian & actor

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

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

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

(1955 – ) comedian, actor & writer

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

disc jockey, screenwriter & humorist

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

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

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

(1947 – ) American columnist & humorist

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

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.

(1922 – 2007) American novelist

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

(1908 – 1980) businessman, humorist

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

(1973 – ) American comedian

What happens if you get scared half to death twice?

(1955 – ) comedian, actor & writer

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