If, by chance, you were to meet me at the Casablanca airport or on a boat sailing from Tangiers, you would think me self-confident, but I am not. Even now, at my age, I am frightened when crossing borders because I am afraid of failing to understand strangers.
When women break that taboo and they’re not afraid to drive that car by herself – that’s it. Now she has the guts to speak up for herself and take action.
All I want is an education, and I am afraid of no one.
I am not afraid of the pen, or the scaffold, or the sword. I will tell the truth wherever I please.
One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end.
I am not afraid of being sued by white businessmen. In fact, I should welcome such a law suit.
You must be afraid, my son. That is how one becomes an honest citizen.
I was very afraid that I wouldn’t be able to do this job well. And the time never came back.
I was so afraid to go out west to my aunt’s ranch. But the only choice my mother gave me was to go for two weeks or all summer. I wound up staying all summer. And that’s where I learned about cattle. I could relate to their behavior, their fears.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.