Fear is a tyrant and a despot, more terrible than the rack, more potent than the snake.
- Edgar Wallace
- Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear not absence of fear. - Mark Twain
- Exaggeration is to paint a snake and add legs. - Proverb
- Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other. - Francis Bacon
- If you see a snake, just kill it don’t appoint a committee on snakes. - Ross Perot
- Any excuse will serve a tyrant. - Aesop