It is the unknown we fear when we look upon death and darkness, nothing more.
Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one’s own self.
castle self Books
My only love sprung from my only hate!
Too early seen unknown, and known too late!
Prodigious birth of love it is to me,
That I must love a loathed enemy.
Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.
Afraid Future God Known Never
Perhaps there could be no joy on this planet without an equal weight of pain to balance it out on some unknown scale.
The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown