Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy. -Mencken, H. L.
- "Normal fear protects us; abnormal fear… "Normal fear protects us; abnormal fear paralyses us. Normal fear motivates us to improve our individual and collective welfare; abnormal fear constantly poisons and distorts our inner lives. Our problem is not to be rid of fear but, rather to harness and master it." - Martin Luther King Jr.
- "“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind… "“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown" - H.P. Lovecraft
- Lillian Gish – happy life "A happy life is one spent in learning, earning, and yearning." ~Lillian Gish
- "Our deepest fear is not that we are… "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. We ask ourselves, 'Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and famous?' Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There…