Another great quote that comes to mind is:
God deserves His due. Think about it.
He created everything from nothing!
The word fear used here referencing God is one of awe, great respect, and admiration. ‘No God is not safe but He is good’ – CS Lewis.
Lastly, this is a spiritual truth which affects the natural. We may not always see the results immediately, like prayer. It’s the ultimate delay gratification.