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Quotes About Scared

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John Steinbeck
“Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.”
John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men

Neil Gaiman
“Oh, monsters are scared," said Lettie. "That's why they're monsters.”
Neil Gaiman, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Carlos Ruiz Zafón
“Don't be afraid of being scared. To be afraid is a sign of common sense. Only complete idiots are not afraid of anything.”
Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Angel's Game

Alexandra Bracken
Don’t be scared. Don’t let them see.
Alexandra Bracken, The Darkest Minds

Erin Hunter
“I'm going to die whatever you do, but I'm not afraid.”
Erin Hunter, Rising Storm

Jarod Kintz
“I was nervous. Like an ice cube, I just froze up. Then I melted in some strange guy’s drink.”
Jarod Kintz, The Titanic would never have sunk if it were made out of a sink.

Steven Wright
“What happens if you get scared half to death twice?”
Steven Wright

Tite Kubo
“I have always been afraid... Always been pretending to follow you closely, alwyas been pretending to sharpen my teeth, when the truth is, I am ... scared to death just treading on your shadow.”
Tite Kubo

Julia Gregson
“She had a strange feeling in the pit of her stomach, like when you're swimming and you want to put your feet down on something solid, but the water's deeper than you think and there's nothing there”
Julia Gregson, East of the Sun

Tamora Pierce
“Scary with you is better than scary without you”
Tamora Pierce, Emperor Mage

Katherine Paterson
“It's like the smarter you are, the more things can scare you.”
Katherine Paterson, Bridge to Terabithia

Mandy Hale
“It’s OKAY to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really, really brave.”
Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

Brian Celio
“Just because you're scarred for life doesn't mean you should be scared to live.”
Brian Celio

“I need a Kleenex.” She sniffs.
Guy disengages his hands from hers, takes the hem of his
sweatshirt, and wipes her nose with it.
“That’s romantic,” she says, embarrassed.
“Well, it is sort of, because I wouldn’t do it for anybody else
in the world.”
Julia Hoban, Willow

“If you dont know learn how to be scared, you'll never really learn how to be brave.”
Simon Holt, The Devouring

Jim Butcher
“Have you ever been approached by a grim-looking man, carrying a naked sword with a blade about ten miles long in his hand, in the middle of the night, beneath the stars on the shores of Lake Michigan? If you have, seek professional help. If you have not, then believe you me, it can scare the bejeezus out of you.”
Jim Butcher, Storm Front

Nafisa Haji
“that there are many things that we cant understand. the past. the bad things that happened... and we become afraid. of what might happen in the future. its okay to be afraid. but we have to keep hoping and believeing... to keep hoping and trying our best to be good and do good. even when we're afraid”
Nafisa Haji, The Writing on My Forehead

Dee Remy
“Dark circles under my eyes sink deeper and deeper into my skull, in contrast to my pale skin there is an undeniable resemblance to a fresh corpse.”
Dee Remy

John Steinbeck
“Ain’t many guys travel around together,” he mused. “I don’t know why. Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.”
John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men

Kelly Epperson
“It’s okay to be crazy and scared and brave at the same time!”
Kelly Epperson

“… we have bad dreams
because our brain is trying to protect us… If we can figure out a way to beat the imaginary monsters … Then the real monsters don’t seem so scary… That’s why we like reading scary stories.”
Dan Poblocki, The Stone Child

September 11… I will never forget feeling scared and vulnerable… I will never forget feeling
“September 11… I will never forget feeling scared and vulnerable… I will never forget feeling the deep sad loss of so many lives… I will never forget the smell of the smoke that reached across the water and delivered a deep feeling of doom into my gut… I will never forget feeling the boosted sense of unity and pride… I will never forget seeing the courageous actions of so many men and women… I will never forget seeing people of all backgrounds working together in community… I will never forget seeing what hate can destroy… I will never forget seeing what love can heal…”
Steve Maraboli

Christine Feehan
“I just want some time, Mikhail, to think things through. It’s frightening, the way I am about you. I think about you every minute; I want to touch you, just to know I can, to feel you beneath my fingers. It’s as if you crawled into my head and my heart, even my body, and I can’t get you out.”
Christine Feehan, Dark Prince

“If you don't learn how to be scared, you'll never really learn how to be brave.”
Simon Holt, The Devouring

Mike A. Lancaster
“Adults are just making things up as they go along. And when they’re scared, adults have no more answers than us kids”
Mike A. Lancaster, Human.4

Ann M. Martin
“It was the kind of terrified look that reminds you that no matter how rational or grown up a person might seem, some part of him is absolutely sure - knows - that an evil other-world exists just outside of our regular, everyday world. And that although we don't expect that world to collide with our calm, predictable one...well, really, at any moment that is exactly what might happen.”
Ann M. Martin, A Corner of the Universe

Khaled Hosseini
“Air grew heavy, damp, almost solid. I was breathing bricks.”
Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

“Being scared is practice for being scared.”
Simon Holt, The Devouring

Lauren Myracle
“Sarah Lynn strides out of the stairwell. Lawrence watches her go. The door slushes shut behind her, and he turns to me with a tightened jaw. I want to tell him: No, no, you've got it all wrong. I don't care if you kiss a white girl. I don't care if you love a white girl. I just wish you'd chosen a white girl worthy of your love.
Lawrence's Adam's apple jerks up and down, and I realize that in addition to whatever else he's feeling, he's scared. He's in love with the darling of the school, Sarah Lynn Lancaster, ad he's afriad I'll expose his secret. I give a tiny shake of my head, wanting him to know he has nothing to fear, not from me.”
Lauren Myracle, Bliss

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