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don_socalMarch 24, 2014

We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict.
Jim Morrison

What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.
Jiddu Krishnamurti

I have learned over the years that when one's mind is made up, this diminishes fear; knowing what must be done does away with fear.
Rosa Parks

Grief has limits, whereas apprehension has none. For we grieve only for what we know has happened, but we fear all that possibly may happen.
Pliny the Elder

We consume our tomorrows fretting about our yesterdays.
Aulus Persius Flaccus

Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Jim Morrison

People fear death even more than pain. It's strange that they fear death. Life hurts a lot more than death. At the point of death, the pain is over. Yeah, I guess it is a friend.
Jim Morrison

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lilosophie

Good thoughts this morning, dark, cold and rain - all week, a blessing!

    Bookmark   March 25, 2014 at 9:48AM
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anneliese_32(6)

A difficult subject today but we all have to face it at one time or the other.

    Bookmark   March 25, 2014 at 6:01PM
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west_gardener

Excellent quotes, Don.
Yes, conquering our personal of perceived fears is difficult, but it can be done by taking a step by step look at the fears.
I can conjure up more fears in my mind than I have ever faced in RL.
It sounds easy, it is not, but possible.

    Bookmark   March 25, 2014 at 6:10PM
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