"Course he isn't safe. But he's good. He's the King, I tell you. Beaver, answering one of the Pevensie children's question about whether or not the lion Aslan was safe (Aslan represents God in the allegorical series The Chronicles of Narnia)
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, brilliant writer, says here that we must do things even if feel as if dying of fear because otherwise we will regret the things we didn't do. Most people regret on their death beds the things they didn't do.