In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn’t know what he is doing.
An oppressive government is more to be feared than a tiger.
What each man feared would happen to himself, did not trouble him when he saw that it would ruin another.
The megalomaniac differs from the narcissist by the fact that he wishes to be powerful rather than charming, and seeks to be feared rather than loved. To this type belong many lunatics and most of the great men of history.
I never yet feared those men who set a place apart in the middle of their cities where they gather to cheat one another and swear oaths which they break.
Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets.
An anthill increases by accumulation. Medicine is consumed by distribution. That which is feared lessens by association. This is the thing to understand.