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Maybe everybody in the whole damn world is scared of each other.

Of Mice and Men
Jump off. You are a protected individual. Do not fear.
Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.
There is no better way to dispel the ghosts than looking directly into their eyes.

Dans le Café de la Jeunesse Perdue
If you want to conquer fear, don't sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

The Leader In You
People behave as if they were blind and deaf. This is the cunning mind which goes on saying: Don’t go in this direction – there is danger.

The Search: Finding Your Inner Power, Your Potential
To avoid pain, they avoid pleasure. To avoid death, they avoid life.

Being in Love: How to Love with Awareness and Relate Without Fear
I am marked like a road map from head to toe with my repressions. You can travel the length and breadth of my body over superhighways of shame and inhibition and fear.

Portnoy's Complaint
You should never be afraid of people... such fear can destroy us completely. You've simply got to get rid of it, if you want to turn into someone decent.

Demian
Men out of fear will cling to the thing they most fear
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