Fear Of Love Sayings and Quotes

There are those that wear their hearts on their sleeves and others that dare not take the risk of falling in love. Falling in love can be scary. It requires vulnerability and trust. However, with great risk comes great reward. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful fear of love quotes.

To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.     

Bertrand Russell

We are afraid to care too much, for fear that the other person does not care at all.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

Fear is the great enemy of intimacy. Fear makes us run away from each other or cling to each other but does not create true intimacy.     

Henri Nouwen

It is the privilege of those who fear love to murder those who do not fear it!     

May Sarton

I'm so afraid of losing something I love, that I refuse to love anything.     

Jonathan Safran Foer

Loving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more, and those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life.     

Merle Shain

Those who love to be feared fear to be loved, and they themselves are more afraid than anyone, for whereas other men fear only them, they fear everyone.     

St. Francis de Sales

I'm not afraid to try again, I'm just afraid of getting hurt for the same reason.     

Anurag Prakash Ray

I'm afraid to love, because I don't want to get hurt.     

Grace Marcelo

I've never fallen in love right off the bat. I get scared to say I love you too soon because it means so much. It means you're not seeing an end to things.     

Leighton Meester

If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater.     


Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.     

Napoleon Hill

We fear the thing we want the most.     

Robert Anthony

Fear makes us feel our humanity.     

Benjamin Disraeli

The mark of fear is not easily removed.     

Ernest Gaines

Living with fear stops us taking risks, and if you don't go out on the branch, you're never going to get the best fruit.     

Sarah Parish

Resist your fear; fear will never lead to you a positive end. Go for your faith and what you believe.     

T. D. Jakes

You should have a fear of some things. That doesn't mean it incapacitates you from your ability to figure out a way to deal with it.     

Chris Hadfield

Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.     

George Washington Carver

Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.     


Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.     

Bertrand Russell

Fear is a disease that eats away at logic and makes man inhuman.     

Marian Anderson

Fear is the proof of a degenerate mind.     


The things you fear are undefeatable, not by their nature, but by your approach.     

Jewel Kilcher

You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind.     

Dale Carnegie

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.     

Dale Carnegie