Boldness Quotes - Page 2

It is wonderful what strength of purpose and boldness and energy of will are roused by the assurance that we are doing our duty.
– Walter Scott

Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad in council though good in execution.
– Francis Bacon

When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take choose the bolder.
– W. J. Slim

People who make no mistakes lack boldness and the spirit of adventure. They are the brakes on the wheels of progress.
– Dale Turner

Few novels or plays could exist without at least one troublemaker in the group, and perhaps life couldn’t either.
– Mignon McLaughlin

The unforgivable crime is soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be avoided; but never hit softly.
– Theodore Roosevelt

Legend has it that when God created me, he gave me a big distinctive voice, a lot of boldness and no heart.
– Ethel Merman

The oldness and decision command, often even in evil, the respect and concurrence of mankind.
– Robert Dale Owen

It is strange that modesty is the rule for women when what they most value in men is boldness.
– Ninon de Lenclos

If the Creator had a purpose in equipping us with a neck, he surely meant us to stick it out.
– Arthur Koestler

He who finds Fortune on his side should go briskly ahead, for she is wont to favor the bold.
– Baltasar Gracian

In great straits and when hope is small, the boldest counsels are the safest.
– Livy

There is no strong performance without a little fanaticism in the performer.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

But the fruit that can fall without shaking Indeed is too mellow for me.
– Mary Wortley Montagu

In difficult and hopeless situations the boldest plans are the safest.
– Titus Livy

Moderation is a fatal thing; nothing succeeds like excess.
– Oscar Wilde

When the mouse laughs at the cat, there’s a hole nearby.
– Nigerian Proverb

Prayer in private results in boldness in public.
– Edwin Louis Cole

Fortune favors the bold, but abandons the timid.
– Latin Proverb

Put a grain of boldness into everything you do.
– Baltasar Gracian