"It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen."
"We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed."
"Although I am deeply grateful to a great many people, I forgo the temptation of naming them for fear that I might slight any by omission."
"The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored."
"I hasten to laugh at everything, for fear of being obliged to weep."
"We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all."
"As the only girl growing up among three brothers, I was always afraid of being excluded. If there was a game to be played, a sport to be learned, a competition to join, I was on my feet and ready. I didn't spend much time alone for fear that I'd miss out."
"I wish there were more true conversion, and then there would not be so much backsliding, and, for fear of suffering, living at ease, when there are so few to contend for Christ and His cause."
"We must laugh before we are happy, for fear of dying without having laughed at all."
"I never dared to be radical when young for fear it would make me conservative when old."
Definition for "for fear"
- in apprehension lest.
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