Fear We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them. We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »No wickedness proceeds on any grounds of reason.Events of great consequence often spring from trifling circumstances.Persevere in virtue and diligence.In great straits and when hope is small, the boldest counsels are the safest.Not many men have both good fortune and good sense.Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.