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11 Writers on Facing Your Fears
bennett
"Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying."

Roy T. Bennett

hodkin
"You’re stronger than you believe. Don’t let your fear own you. Own yourself."

Michelle Hodkin

fargo
"Until you cross the bridge of your insecurities, you can't begin to explore your possibilities."

Tim Fargo

mandela
"May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears."

Nelson Mandela

hamilton
"Courage doesn't mean you don't get afraid. Courage means you don't let fear stop you."

Bethany Hamilton

goldberg
"Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about. Be willing to be split open."

Natalie Goldberg

parks
"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

fulghum
"I fear the boredom that comes with not learning and not taking chances."

Robert Fulghum

francisco
"My biggest fear is forgetting why I fell in love with writing. My biggest dream is never allowing that to happen."

Rudy Francisco

lee
"Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing."

Harper Lee

roth

"Fear doesn't shut you down; it wakes you up."

Veronica Roth

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