My people too were scared with eerie sounds, A footstep, a low throbbing in the walls, A noise of falling weights that never fell, Weird whispers, bells that rang without a hand, Door-handles turn'd when none was at the door, And bolted doors that open'd of themselves; And one betwixt the dark and light had seen Her, bending by the cradle of her babe.
Many of the Bible characters fell just in the things in which they were thought to be strongest. Moses failed in his humility, Abraham in his faith, Elijah in his courage, for one woman scared him away to that juniper-tree; and Peter, whose strong point was boldness, was so frightened by a maid, as to deny his Lord.dwight l. moody
What difference do it make if the thing you scared of is real or not?toni morrison
Urban people, of course, are terribly scared nowadays. They may yearn for society, but it is risky to go around talking to strangers, for a lot of reasons, one being that people are so accustomed not to have many human contacts that they are afraid they may find out they really prefer life that way.russell baker
Men are so shit scared of female activities, especially if they are clandestine.Peter Greenaway
It's good to be scared. It means you still have something to lose.Richer Webber
Igrew up scared of Hitler.Iwanted tokill him becausehe spent all my childhood trying to kill me.Colin Baker
You haveto take chances for peace, just as you must take chances in war? The ability to get to the verge without getting into the war is the necessaryart. If you try to run away from it, if you are scared to go to the brink, you are lost.john foster dulles
I've met serial killers and professional assassins and nobody scared me as much as MrsT.Ken Livingstone
We notice as the Bible goes on, the area of scared space shrinks.Northrop Frye
Those individuals from the far left, and I'm talking about the Hollywood elitists and the United Nations and those individuals want us to believe it's because we are contributing CO2 to the atmosphere, that's causing global warming. It's all about money. I mean, what would happen to the Weather Channel's ratings if all the sudden people weren't scared anymore?james inhofe
He's a very driven, very focused and very dedicated guy, and it's basically like a dictatorship working with him. He's not scared to tell you that your idea sucks.jimmy kimmel
"I went in a round of the Domain on Saturday morning in a rally car. At the start of it, I was asked if I felt scared. I said, 'certainly not, I have been working with Roger for years'."david lange
I have a kind of psychic invisibility. As long as I can stay scared, I can keep people from seeing me. That's what we have to count on.larry niven
Sometimes I'm scared of being Ozzy Osbourne. But it could have been worse. I could have been Sting.ozzy osbourne
You gotta be cool when you're macho man, cuz you can't be sensitive and care about someone having a good time in bed, cuz that's too scary... When you don't use sensitivity when you're having sex, or share some of your soul, nothing gonna happen, because men really get afraid. Men really get scared in bed.Richard Pryor
He was a Dragoner (one of the imperial elite regiments). Our lives were run on regimental lines. I was scared to death of him.franz stangl
When I was young, I was extremely scared of dying, but now I think it a very, very wise arrangement. It’s like a light that is extinguished. Not very much to make a fuss about.ingmar bergman
I'm just scared of ghosts, Pudge. And home is full of them.john green
Avarice, the spur of industry, is so obstinate a passion, and works its way through so many real dangers and difficulties, that it is not likely to be scared by an imaginary danger, which is so small, that it scarcely admits of calculation. Commerce, therefore, in my opinion, is apt to decay in absolute governments, not because it is there less secure, but because it is less honourable.David Hume
I'm sure that that could be indented more readably, but I'm scared of the awk parser.larry wall
One thing I do understand is that people get scared when I start thinking out loud.larry wall
I'm scared, Dad.
You really scared me, you shithead.
I'm scared... Help me...
Some fools in the desert With nothing else to do So scared of the dark They didn't know if they were coming or goin So they invented me And they invented You And other fools keep it all going And growing
I think, as women, we have to stop being scared to be the women we want to be and we have to raise our daughters to be the women they want to be - not the women we think they should be.Jada Pinkett Smith