"Let us recognize that fear comes not of God, but rather that this gnawing, destructive element comes from the adversary of truth and righteousness. Fear is the antithesis of faith. It is corrosive in its effects, even deadly."
- Pres. Gordon B. Hinckley, Second Counselor in the First Presidency, “God Hath Not Given Us the Spirit of Fear,” Ensign, Oct 1984, http://www.lds.org/ensign/1984/10/god-hath-not-given-us-the-spirit-of-fear?lang=eng