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1 "Fear of a thing prevents us from seeing it properly." How To Know Higher Worlds: A Modern Path of Initiation (Rudolf Steiner)

2 "Without love, there is only fear." Pearl S. Buck Born For Love: Reflections on Loving (Leo F. Buscaglia, Ph.D.)

3 "Fear is the mind-killer. I will not give in to it." Frank Herbert, 'Dune' The Mystic Hours, A Daybook of Interspiritual Wisdom & Devotion (Wayne Teasdale)

4 "Memorise and use at all times, when swept by illusory fears and needless foreboding, the following formula or prayer: 'Let reality govern my every thought, and truth be the master of my life." A Treatise on White Magic (Alice A. Bailey)

5 "Fear is the direct result of error….fear and similar feelings are only the accompanying phemonena of the progress of man to freedom." An Outline of Occult Science (Rudolf Steiner)

6 "There is nothing to fear, there where love is the guide." Diary: Divine Mercy in My Soul (Bl. Sister M. Faustina Kowalska)

7 "Perfect Love casts out all fear and all torment that fear begets." Saint Germain on Alchemy (Mark L. and Elizabeth Clare Prophet)

8 "Each of us has an inner room where we can visit to be cleansed of fear-based thoughts and feelings. This room, the holy of holies, is a sanctuary of spiritual light." Everyday Grace, Having Hope, Finding Forgiveness, and Making Miracles (Marianne Williamson)

9 “Remember the acronym for fear: False Evidence Appearing Real, and stay in love and peace.” Questions and Answers on Conversations With God (Neale Donald Walsch)

10 "Through all the contraries of phenomenality the Uncreate-Imperishable remains, and there is nothing to fear." Hero With A Thousand Faces (Joseph Campbell)

11 "Whoever recognizes in atman (the Self) the unity of reality is free from fear. For fear arises when there is an other who poses a threat. But atman is knowledge, and for it there is no other that is not already essentially a self. Non-dulaity is freedom from fear." The Unity of Reality (Michael vonBruck)

12 "The Soul is immortal and fearless. The Soul is the fearless Eternal." The Brihad Aranyaka Upanishad Reincarnation: The Phoenix Fire Mystery (Cranston/Head, editors)

13 "Only absorption in the loving and knowing of the divine Ground can rid it [the mind] of all fear." The Perennial Philosophy (Aldous Huxley)

14 "Fear is an illusion. Our craziness, paranoia, anxiety and trauma are literally all imaginal. That is not to say they don't exist for us as human beings, and need to be brought to light in order to be released. But they do not replace the love within us. They are literally a bad dream. It is as though the mind has been split in two, with one part staying in touch with love, and the other part veering into fear. Fear manufactures a kind of parallel universe where the unreal seems more real than the real." A Return to Love, Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles (Marianne Williamson)

15 "Faith can enable a person to receive divine guidance and continue spiritual practice in the face of all kinds of difficulties. Faith is a key to overcoming fear whenever we feel separate and out of touch with the deeper levels of our own being." Shadows of the Sacred: Seeing Through Spiritual Illusions (Frances Vaughan, Ph.D.)

16 "Wherever there is other, there is fear." The Upanishads The Atman Project (Ken Wilber)

17 "What is this perfect love which casts out all fear? Why, it is simply living in that part of our own self which is universal. It is becoming allied with the divine. Therein lies perfect peace, perfect harmony." Wind of the Spirit (G. dePurucker)

18 "The heart that loves knows no fear. For the heart that abides in perfect love has cast out every fear and the torment thereof." Quietly Comes the Buddha: Awakening Your Inner Buddha Nature (Elizabeth Clare Prophet)

19 "Ancient spiritual teachings say that wherever there is other, there is fear." Shadows of the Sacred: Seeing Through Spiritual Illusions (Frances Vaughan, Ph.D.)

20 "What's there to be afraid of when you're part of everything? That makes fear being afraid of yourself." Duncton Found (William Horwood)

21 "Truly, when a person discovers a foundation of fearlessness in the Self, in that which is invisible, formless, unlimited, and self-sufficient, then has he found true fearlessness." Taitiriya Upanishad The Upanishads, selections translated by Alistair Shearer and Peter Russell (Alistair Shearer and Peter Russell, translators)

22 "To fear love is to fear life." Bertrand Russell (1872-1970), British mathematician, philosopher, 'Marriage and Morals' The Great Thoughts (George Seldes, compiler)

23 "Faith and faith's fruit, love, cast out fear. Jesus keeps telling His disciples, 'Fear not, only believe….why are you afraid, O you of little faith?' (Mark 5:36, Matthew 8:26)" Heaven, The Heart's Deepest Longing (Peter Kreeft)

24 "As the Upanishad says, 'Dvitiyad vai bhayam bhavati: Certainly fear is born of duality.' Whenever and wherever there is a sense of two, fear or suffering can exist." Maharishi Mahesh Yogi On The Bhagavad-Gita (Maharishi Mahesh Yogi)

25 "Perception cannot obey two masters, each asking for messages of different things in different languages. What fear would feed upon, love overlooks. What fear demands, love cannot even see." A Course in Miracles (Helen Schucman and William Thetford)

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite