Terror And Fear Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Terror And Fear

#1. I remember as a little kid, I would always feel comfortable if the light in the crack of my parents' door was on at night. When it went off, that meant they were asleep. Then that terror and the fear of being by myself started to creep in. - Author: James Gray
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#2. In the presence of the storm, thunderbolts, hurricane, rain, darkness, and the lions, which might be concealed but a few paces away, he felt disarmed and helpless. - Author: Henryk Sienkiewicz
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#3. She had come into the garden expecting summer roses and had instead been caught in a bank of twisted, thorny, frostbitten vines. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#4. We are all the fools of time and terror: Days
Steal on us and steal from us; yet we live,
Loathing our life, and dreading still to die. - Author: George Gordon Byron
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#5. The Koran calls for belief and consequent obedience. It is, surely, calculated to inspire fear, indeed abject terror, rather than love. - Author: Antony Flew
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#6. But then, to those behind the First Order, sowing fear and terror was merely politics by another means. - Author: Alan Dean Foster
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#7. I'm also fascinated by the difference between terror and fear. Fear says, "Do not actually put your hand in the alligator," while terror says, "Avoid Florida entirely because alligators exist. - Author: Mira Grant
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#8. ...from this day on, whenever he sought to master a woman, whether by threat or strength or even with a look, the fear would flare and overtake him -- so wild and sudden it would drop him to his knees to cower in terror, gibbering for solace from his distant, punishing god. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#9. Aragon felt a shudder run through him at the sound, a strange cold thrill; and yet it was not fear or terror that he felt: rather it was like the sudden bite of a keen air, or the slap of a cold rain that wakes an uneasy sleeper. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#10. The chandelier was wearing on its rubber support and the crack at the side of the ceiling hold was getting bigger. "One day that's going to fall on us and spear you through the heart," he said. I turned to kiss him on the shoulder and closed my eyes. - Author: Kate Chisman
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#11. Terror works like a musical composition, so many instruments, all in tune, playing perfectly together to create their desired effect. Sorrow and horror and fear. - Author: Nancy Gibbs
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#12. The first time Akash took Supriya to view the pool, I rose up in strident protest, and he was astonished by the way she turned her face away, her eyes filled with terror. "I am petrified of water!" she whispered, as he tried to cajole her to at least put her feet in. - Author: Deepti Menon
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#13. The biggest straitjacket is all the prejudices that we carry around, and all the fears. But what if we just surrender to the fear? There are things greater than fear. The great, wonderful quality of human beings is that we can overcome even absolute terror, and we do. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#14. There's power in the night. There's terror in the darkness. Despite all our accumulated history, learning, and experience, we remember. We remember times when we were too small to reach the light switch on the wall, and when darkness itself was enough to make us cry out in fear ... - Author: Jim Butcher
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#15. It was not merely that his brother was dead. His brain, too young to realize the full paradox, wondered with an obscure self- pity why it was that the pulse of his brother's fear went on and on, when Francis was now where he had always been told there was no more terror and no more
darkness. - Author: Graham Greene
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#16. Immortals must always give humans one thing! Either fear and terror! Or beauty!! - Author: Ken Akamatsu
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#17. All there is is this deep-in-my-stomach feeling of terror, and this fear that there is no really happy ending anymore. - Author: Ava Dellaira
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#18. The roaring thunder of the law and the fear of the terror of judgment are both used to bring us to Christ, but the final victory culminating in our salvation is won through God's loving-kindness. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#19. Maybe I should give up and go back the way I came. But I stay. I detest fear. I hate being scared. There is only one path to fearlessness. It's the one that leads into the mysterious center of the terror. - Author: Peter Hoeg
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#20. There are many lesbians and gay men trapped by their fear into silence and invisibility, and they exist in a dim valley of terror wearing nooses of conformity. - Author: Audre Lorde
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#21. Like a rollercoaster, my mind had climbed its way to the top - only to witness how far there was to fall. And like a coaster, the second the fear hit, my stomach plummeted with the drop. - Author: Katherine McIntyre
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#22. I am frightened. I have known fear before, but there was always an escape; even during the terror of the military coup there was the salvation of exile. Now I am in a blind alley with all doors closed to hope, and I don't know how to handle so much fear. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#23. Suddenly, she heard a loud bang, a thump and a scream that caused her to jump from the bed. The hair on the back of her neck stood straight up and her body became one big goosebump. - Author: Evangeline Duran Fuentes
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#24. In each human heart terror survives The ravin it has gorged: the loftiest fear All that they would disdain to think were true: Hypocrisy and custom make their minds The fanes of many a worship, now outworn. They dare not devise good for man's estate, And yet they know not that they do not dare. - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#25. There was something out there.
And it was getting us. - Author: A.B. Shepherd
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#26. Most hatred is based on fear, one way or another. Yeah. I wrapped myself in anger, with a dash of hate, and at the bottom of it all was an icy center of pure terror. - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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#27. The people faded away, the arches, the vaulted roof vanished. I raised my seared eyes to the fathomless glare; and I saw the black stars hanging in the heavens: and the wet winds from the Lake of Hali chilled my face.
("In The Court of the Dragon") - Author: Robert W. Chambers
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#28. Shore up the mean with reverence and terror. But never banish terror from the gates of the state. The stronger the fear, the stronger the reverence for the just, the stronger your country's wall and the city's safety. - Author: Simon Critchley
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#29. He leaned towards me, and I did what any reasonable person would do when facing imminent death by being eaten alive. I screamed. - Author: Donald G. Firesmith
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#30. We in the light sometimes fear what is no more to be feared than the things children in the dark hold in terror and imagine will come true. - Author: Lucretius
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#31. Mine, mine. Fear, idolatry, hoarding. The delight and terror of the fetishist. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#32. Terror, on its surface, cuts hard and sharp as a knife, but at its heart, it swells and rolls like a sea. It isn't fixed into permanent shapes or symbols or even shadows. It's liquid, and we ingest it, and it ingests us. - Author: John Marks
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#33. Why, you love him! Your fear, your terror, all of that is just love and love of the most exquisite kind, the kind which people do not admit even to themselves. - Author: Gaston Leroux
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#34. Thomas had lived in fear and terror the past few weeks, but this was almost too much. To feel safe only to have that snatched away again. - Author: James Dashner
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#35. Despots govern by terror. They know that he who fears God fears nothing else; and therefore they eradicate from the mind, through their Voltaire, their Helvetius, and the rest of that infamous gang, that only sort of fear which generates true courage. - Author: Edmund Burke
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#36. We must not make a scarecrow of the law, Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#37. It isn't only the terror everywhere, and the fear of being conscious of it, that freezes people. It's more than that. People know they are in a society dead or dying. - Author: Doris Lessing
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#38. Terror and pleasure are linked in us. We are a baldly miswired species, Martie. Terror delights us, both the experience of terror and the dealing out of it to others. We are healthier if we admit to this miswiring and do not struggle to be better than our natures allow. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#39. To fear God is, not to cower before him in terror, but to bow before him in awe. - Author: Watch Tower Bible And Tract Society
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#40. Andrea's breath hurt, but wit her fear came rage, a killing anger. They'd taken her mate A female defending her mate was the most fearsome of Shifters, and whoever had done this to Sean didn't yet know the meaning of terror. - Author: Jennifer Ashley
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#41. The point of Political Correctness is not and has never been merely about any of the items that it imposes, but about the imposition itself. (The Rise of Political Correctness) - Author: Angelo Codevilla
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#42. If you want a little fear and terror because your life is dull, get a future. Terrifying! - Author: Byron Katie
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#43. How often do I stand in abject terror and raw trepidation before the impossible peaks that soar to impossible heights in front me, when God turns to me and calmly says "what mountains? - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#44. Passion is bright and warm ... But passion has a dark side too. It links with fear. Our hearts fill with terror at the thought of harm coming to our loved ones, don't they? - Author: Marie Lu
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#45. Fear is the State's psychological weapon of choice to frighten citizens into sacrificing their basic freedoms and rule-of-law protections in exchange for the security promised by their all-powerful government. - Author: Philip G. Zimbardo
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#46. Often, the human animal dresses terror in rage, and expresses both in a way unlike either. - Author: Julius Lester
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#47. Fear is the most easily taught of all lessons, and the fight against terror, real or imagined, is perhaps the history of man's mind. - Author: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
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#48. But time brought healing,
Downsizing of ego,
And freedom from bondage.
Alas, neither damnation
Nor salvation
Would come -
No terror of some hellish fiend
Or apocalyptic fury
Upon his command.
There was nothing to fear,
And there was everything. - Author: Kyrian Lyndon
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#49. If you look at the way society is structured , it is structured to keep people overwhelmingly in a state of fear and always trying to survive, in terms of physically, in terms of terror, in terms of financially, the credit crunch, rising food prices; all this is survive, survive, survive. - Author: David Icke
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#50. My breathing is controlled, but all the fear and anger within me. Fear is too simple a word. Terror. That's what I feel. - Author: Pittacus Lore
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#51. Even at this late date, I go into my studio, and I think 'Is this going to be it? Is it the end?' You see, nearly everything terrorizes me. When an artist loses that terror, he's through. - Author: Robert Rauschenberg
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#52. All I feel are the assaults of apprehension and terror at the thought that I am the only one who is entirely unlike the rest. It is almost impossible for me to converse with other people. What should I talk about, how should I say it? - I don't know. - Author: Osamu Dazai
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#53. I thought: yes, Lila is right, the beauty of things is a trick, the sky is the throne of fear; I'm alive, now, here, ten steps from the water, and it is not beautiful, it's terrifying; along with this beach, the sea, the swarm of animal forms, I am part of the universal terror. - Author: Elena Ferrante
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#54. Then this God does exist according to you?"
"He does not exist, but He is. In the stone there is no pain, but in the fear of the stone is the pain. God is the pain of the fear of death. He who will conquer pain and terror will become himself a god. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#55. Sometimes Dustfinger thought Basta's constant fear of curses and sudden disaster probably arose from his terror of the darkness within himself, which made him assume that the rest of the world must be exactly the same. - Author: Cornelia Funke
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#56. The only tangible evidence of the enemy's existence so far was dead bodies, but strangely, the dead were somehow less, did not match the fear and terror they inspired, much like one could not imagine flight from the evidence of a dead bird on the ground. - Author: Tatjana Soli
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#57. Even death itself is made wretched by terror and fear. - Author: Bryant McGill
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#58. To return to their 'native soil,' as they say, to the bosom, so to speak, of their mother earth, like frightened children, yearning to fall asleep on the withered bosom of their decrepit mother, and to sleep there for ever, only to escape the horrors that terrify them. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#59. I'm not one of those guys that has a great worldview. I kind of deal with terror and fear and isolation and abandonment. - Author: David Bowie
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#60. To be feared is to fear. No one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind. - Author: Seneca The Younger
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#61. Terror - what Hunter Thompson calls "fear and loathing" - often arises from a pervasive sense of disestablishment; that things are in the unmaking. If that sense of unmaking is sudden and seems personal - if it hits you around the heart - then it lodges in the memory as a complete set. - Author: Stephen King
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#62. Mark nodded even though she couldn't see. He'd suddenly lost any desire to talk, and his plans for a perfect day washed away with the stream. The memories. They never let him go, not even for a half hour. They always had to rush back in, bringing all the horror. - Author: James Dashner
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#63. I don't remember what was going through my mind, but what was going through my body was fear and terror. I had been on the road with Johnny and working gigs and playing a lot of the organ clubs. - Author: John Abercrombie
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#64. They were probably scared of him and so they did what boys do around any object of fear: they went up close, pointed a finger, gave it a nickname, and masked their terror with roaring laughter. - Author: Carsten Jensen
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#65. Ah! the terror and the delight of that moment when first we fear
ourselves! Until then we have not lived. - Author: Willa Cather
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#66. And then suddenly she was on her feet, her heart knocking in her chest, a sudden familiar but long-forgotten terror triggered- but by what? - Author: Kate Atkinson
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#67. Bravery may be observed when a person tramples one fear whilst in secret flight from a greater terror. And those whose greatest terror is being thought a coward are always brave. I, on the other hand, am a coward. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#68. Take down the walls.
Otherwise you must live closely, in fear, building barricades against the unknown, saying prayers against the darkness, speaking verse of terror and tightness.
Otherwise you may never know hell, but you will not find heaven, either. You will not know fresh air and flying. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#69. She relived the frantic shopping and packing, the last teary gatherings with friends, the fear of a faceless roommate, the terror of academic failure. She also relived the excitement, because, in hindsight, going to college had been the single most pivotal point in her life. - Author: Barbara Delinsky
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#70. Seeing what scares you for what it is does not lessen the terror. It still has the power to break your heart, over and over again. - Author: Teri Terry
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#71. Fear is good, for it makes us cautious and aids survival. Not so with terror. It is like slow poison, paralyzing the limbs and blurring the mind ... Never, when in danger, ask yourself, What will they do to me? Instead think, What can I do to prevent them? - Author: David Gemmell
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#72. The goal, then, is to uncouple fear and failure - to create an environment in which making mistakes doesn't strike terror into your employees' hearts. - Author: Ed Catmull
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#73. If you admire yourself in the mirror, let it be in fear and not delight, because the only thing that beauty will bring to you is terror of losing it. - Author: Amelie Nothomb
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#74. The word 'Terror' is so generally and universally used in connection with everyday trivial matters that it is apt to fail to convey, when intended to do so, its real meaning. - Author: Jim Corbett
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#75. Conquer the world by intelligence, and not merely by being slavishly subdued by the terror that comes from it. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#76. It was more than a spider. It was every unknown terror in the world fused into wriggling, poison-jawed horror. It was every anxiety, insecurity, and fear in his life given a hideous, night-black form. - Author: Richard Matheson
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#77. My procrastination which has held me back was born of fear ... now I know that to conquer fear I must always act without hesitation and the flutters in my heart will vanish. Now I know that action reduces the lion of terror ... I will walk where the failure fears to walk. - Author: Og Mandino
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#78. Fear is cruel and mean. The political reigns of terror have been reigns of madness and malignity,
a total perversion of opinion;society is upside down, and its best men are thought too bad to live. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#79. With the concept of an afterlife, religion creates a portal to infect people by means of terror and fear of death. If one has no concept of an afterlife, then fear of eternal punishment becomes an effective way to convince people of the need to perform specific rituals and live a certain way. - Author: Darrel Ray
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#80. I wrote this book for the ghosts, who, because they're outside of time, are the only ones with time. After the last rereading (just now), I realize that time isn't the only thing that matters, time isn't the only source of terror. Pleasure can be terrifying too, and so can courage. - Author: Roberto Bolano
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#81. In times of violence, personal predilections for niceties of colour and form seem irrelevant. All primitive expression (like the myths) reveals the constant awareness of powerful forces, the immediate presence of terror and fear. - Author: Adolph Gottlieb
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#82. The direst foe of courage is the fear itself, not the object of it; and the man who can overcome his own terror is a hero and more. - Author: George MacDonald
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#83. Leaving behind nights of terror and fear, I rise. Into a daybreak that's wondrously clear, I rise. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#84. It is the Valley of Fear, the Valley of Death. The terror is in the hearts of the people from the dusk to the dawn. Wait, young man, and you will learn for yourself.

---Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - Author: Donna Cummins
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#85. Terror owned Adam. The old terror, the one that was just as much confusion and betrayal as fear itself. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#86. Look at me. Do you see terror? Do you see fear? Or is it just your own reflection?"

"You're right. I see my reflection in your eyes--And it's kicking your ass! - Author: Tony S. Daniel
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#87. I can feel my face growing warm, and I hope I'm not flushing in my terror. The feeling of helplessness and fear hits me hard, and once my mind validates the emotion, the physical fear of being maimed and eaten hits my skin as goose bumps in the heat. - Author: Lindsay Anderson
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#88. The terror of it was in the randomness. The brutality and the senseless way they chose their victims, while leaving so many witnesses to spread the fear. No one was safe. No one was ever safe. - Author: Marissa Meyer
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#89. Her fear was infectious, and though I was too young to truly know terror, I felt it in my heart and trembled. - Author: Darren Shan
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#90. My life was going to flash before my eyes, but it decided to hide behind my eyes and quake with terror instead. - Author: Sarah Rees Brennan
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#91. Anyone who learns the true and hidden nature of the world will be terrified, Oddie, but there's a safe harbor past the terror. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#92. And why should it not be terrifying? A little terror, in my view, is good for the soul, when it is terror in the face of a noble object. - Author: Robertson Davies
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#93. Panic and terror aren't the only kinds of fear. There are deeper kinds, more terrible kinds. Apprehension and heavy, heavy dread. - Author: Veronica Roth
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#94. Imagination, of course, can open any door - turn the key and let terror walk right in. - Author: Truman Capote
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#95. A new fascism promises security from the terror of crime. All that is required is that we take away the criminals' rights - which, of course, are our own. Out of our desperation and fear we begin to feel a sense of security from the new totalitarian state. - Author: Gerry Spence
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#96. The fear of death never left me; I couldn't get used to the thought; I would still sometimes shake and weep with terror. By contrast, the fact of existence here and now sometimes took on a glorious splendour. - Author: Simone De Beauvoir
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#97. I was raised with fear of God, guilt over Jesus, and terror of the Devil. - Author: Dory Previn
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#98. A few generations living and dying without a sky, and enclosed spaces lost the atavistic terror of premature burial. - Author: James S.A. Corey
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#99. Think of how much we stress about living up to our "potential," and how it creates anxiety and terror in people; in short, stops them from living their life as fully as they might out of fear and self-loathing. - Author: Emily Susan Rapp
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#100. In the meantime the groans changed into the protracted, thunderous roar by which all living creatures are struck with terror, and the nerves of people, who do not know what fear is, shake, just as the window-panes rattle from distant cannonading. - Author: Henryk Sienkiewicz
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