Quote of the day: What does fear mean?
The Economist magazine is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a special edition of the best quotes of the past 50 years.
This year’s edition is based on the editors’ selection of some of the most memorable quotes from the magazine’s past 50 editions.
“It was not an easy decision to make.
I think we had a lot of people who were genuinely frightened about what was happening in the world, so that was a very hard decision to have to make,” says George Osborne, the former chancellor and now chancellor of the exchequer.
“We were concerned that the fear might lead to a dangerous escalation of the Cold War.
Here’s the full list: “Fear is a kind of emotion. “
When you read the quotes in the magazine, it’s not a book that you sit down and read, it just comes out of your mind.”
Here’s the full list: “Fear is a kind of emotion.
It can make people act in dangerous ways. “
Fear can be a trigger.
It is an emotion that can make someone think differently, and that makes them act differently. “
Fear can make you feel unsafe.
What could be more horrible than that?’ “
If you are a child and you hear someone saying, ‘You mustn’t go out,’ you think, ‘That’s so horrible.
You can’t turn your back on that person. “
If someone is telling you that you have to be careful, you can’t take that as a threat.
You can’t turn your back on that person.
A guide to the 50 greatest quotes in magazine history, with an expert panel of experts from across the media, finance, education and government. “
So if you are afraid, you need to be able to take responsibility for it, and if you’re not, then it’s going to be difficult to make that change.”
A guide to the 50 greatest quotes in magazine history, with an expert panel of experts from across the media, finance, education and government.
Click here to see the full selection.
What do you think?
Are you afraid of a cold war?