Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
A leader must face danger. He must take the risk and the blame, and the brunt of the storm.
Fortune and love befriend the bold.
Our safety is not in blindness, but in facing our danger.
Of course people are afraid. But honestly facing that fear, seeing it for what it is, is the only way of putting it to rest.
Unless you enter the tiger's den, you cannot take the cubs.
They are surely to be esteemed the bravest spirits who, having the clearest sense of both the pains and pleasures of life, do not on that account shrink from danger.
If one is forever cautious, can one remain a human being?
An individual dies ... when, instead of taking risks and hurling himself toward being, he cowers within, and takes refuge there.
Few are they who have never had a chance to achieve happiness-and fewer those who have taken that chance.
You have all eternity to be cautious in when you're dead.
Without risk, faith is an impossibility.
If you're never scared or embarrassed or hurt, it means you never take any chances.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
In order to find the edge, you must risk going over the edge.
Make voyages. Attempt them. There's nothing else.
The faster you go, the more chance there is of stubbing your toe, but the more chance you have of getting somewhere.
Taking risks gives me energy.
The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny.