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Posts tagged ‘fear’

difference between anger and hate

You know, anger, we need to be angry. Anger is acute, it’s transient, and after some time it subsides. But hate is chronic. It’s a chronic disease.

… we need to be angry, in a positive way, to feel outraged, of not accepting what is happening in this world. … There’s a difference between anger and hate.

Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish tells the story of the death of his daughters during the Israeli attack on Gaza

look fear in the face

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.

Eleanor Roosevelt

take off against the wind

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.

turn on the light

Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, when one only remembers to turn on the light.

Albus Dumbledore (Prisoner of Azkaban)
Source: Tenzii Rabs

free of fear

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, when one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings — when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.

fear …

Fear is the child of ignorance.

— Herman Melville

meditation for fear