On Fear and the Creative Life

To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.”

— Joseph Chilton Pearce
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  • Karl Mealor

    Proverbs 29:25 The fear of man brings a snare, But he who trusts in the LORD will be exalted. (NASB)

    • http://www.bigb94.webs.com Brandon

      I like that one!

  • http://www.bigb94.webs.com Brandon

    Great quote! I love quotes…recently, I started a series on my blog called “Quote of the Week”. Every Monday, I give a quote I found interesting for that week.

  • http://www.andrea-zak.com azak

    But can you direct us to a guide on HOW to do so?

  • Lynn Dean

    May I take a slightly different perspective? As a Christian writer, there is a healthy fear of conveying as truth principles that are actually unscriptural.

  • Cole

    We can’t go on together with suspicious minds.”
    —Mark James (recorded by Elvis Presley)

    “Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win, by fearing to attempt.”
    —William Shakespeare

  • http://blog.cyberquill.com Cyberquill

    “If you don’t know how to pronounce a word, say it loud!” (William Strunk, Jr.)

  • http://twitter.com/ThatGuyKC K.C. Pro

    Amen to that.
    Thank you for sharing this quote.

    It reminds me of Seth Godin’s message in his new book, Poke the Box. I highly recommend it if you haven’t read it yet. It’s all about starting and doing w/out fear or waiting for permission.

    • http://michaelhyatt.com Michael Hyatt

      I am reading it now!

      • http://www.jeffrandleman.com Jeff Randleman

        Just ordered it!

    • http://uma-maheswaran.blogspot.com/ Uma Maheswaran S

      Thanks for the suggesstion Pro! I will be looking for the book.

  • http://uma-maheswaran.blogspot.com/ Uma Maheswaran S

    True! Nothing great ever is achieved without taking any calculated risks!

  • Madisen

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  • Madisen

    Oh wait this isn’t it