Quotes containing word "frightened"

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Sell also: frighten, scared, struck, terrified

Definitions and meanings of word "frightened"

• Adj: thrown into a state of intense fear or desperation; examples: "became panicky as the snow deepened", "felt panicked before each exam", "trying to keep back the panic-stricken crowd", "the terrified horse bolted"

• Adj: made afraid; examples: "the frightened child cowered in the corner", "too shocked and scared to move"

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King George V
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British Royalty
Saturday 3 June 1865 - Monday 20 January 1936
George S. Patton
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American Soldier
Wednesday 11 November 1885 - Friday 21 December 1945
Gerald Scarfe
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British Artist, Cartoonist, Editor
Born Monday 1 June 1936
John Cage
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American Writer, Artist, Composer
Thursday 5 September 1912 - Wednesday 12 August 1992
Denzel Washington
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American Critic, Actor, Producer, Director
Born Tuesday 28 December 1954
Tennessee Williams
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American Writer, Poet, Dramatist, Playwright
Sunday 26 March 1911 - Friday 25 February 1983
Sigmund Freud
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Austrian Psychologist, Philosopher, Scientist, Psychiatrist
Tuesday 6 May 1856 - Saturday 23 September 1939
Jean Paul
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German Writer, Author
Monday 21 March 1763 - Monday 14 November 1825
Sherman Alexie
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American Writer
Born Friday 7 October 1966
Kate Adie
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British Journalist
Born Wednesday 19 September 1945
Robert Louis Stevenson
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Scottish Writer, Novelist, Poet
Wednesday 13 November 1850 - Monday 3 December 1894
Colin Baker
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British Actor
Born Tuesday 8 June 1943

My father was frightened of his mother; I was frightened of my father, and I am damned well going to see to it that my children are frightened of me.

King George V

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If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.

George S. Patton

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I'd be more frightened by not using whatever abilities I'd been given. I'd be more frightened by procrastination and laziness.

Denzel Washington

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I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.

John Cage

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Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.

Sigmund Freud

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I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really.

Tennessee Williams

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A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.

Jean Paul

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I was timid and frightened as a child. Yours truly did not shin up mountains or do any other kind of adventurous stuff.

Kate Adie

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Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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The dream he needed most was the dream that frightened him more.

Sherman Alexie

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If you turn down work because you are frightened of getting typecast, you'll never do anything good.

Colin Baker

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God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that, if they do not frighten our neighbours, at least they prevent us from being frightened by them.

Elizabeth I

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Well, I need to be frightened on a regular basis.

Rhys Ifans

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I think writers rush in where everybody is very frightened to tread.

Guillermo Cabrera Infante

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I think the media's a little frightened of women.

Nikki Haley

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When I was in art college, I would be painting, and I would create something on a canvas that was actually quite attractive. But if I got frightened and tried to protect that, that canvas would die.

Michael Ironside

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These names: gay, queer, homosexual are limiting. I would love to finish with them. We're going to have to decide which terms to use and where we use them. For me to use the word "queer" is a liberation; it was a word that frightened me, but no longer.

Derek Jarman

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I would be more frightened as a writer if people thought my movies were like science fiction.

Neil LaBute

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It took me way beyond what I knew, into places of which I was totally scared, but as I became less frightened, I welcomed new ways of thinking and approaching something. It made me an infinitely richer person, and I think a better musician.

Yo-Yo Ma

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The establishment is made up of little men, very frightened.

Bella Abzug

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