Quotes of Boldness

“ Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination. ”

- John Dewey

“ When a gifted team dedicates itself to unselfish trust and combines instinct with boldness and effort, its ready to climb. ”

- Pat Riley

“ The mind, ever the willing servant, will respond to boldness, for boldness, in effect, is a command to deliver mental resources. ”

- Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

“ A decent boldness ever meets with friends. ”

- Homer

“ Are you in earnest? Seize this very minute! Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Only engage, and then the mind grows heated. Begin, and then the work will be completed. ”

- John Anster

“ Boldness in business is the first, second, and third thing. ”

- Henry George Bohn

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

- Francis Bacon

“ How I like the boldness of the English, how I like the people who say what they think! ”

- Francois Marie Arouet de Voltaire

“ I am prejudiced in favor of him who, without impudence, can ask boldly. He has faith in humanity, and faith in himself. No one who is not accustomed to giving grandly can ask nobly and with boldness. ”

- Johann Kaspar Lavater

“ It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half of the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen. ”

- Herodotus

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

- Sir Walter Scott

“ It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune, and when you have it, it requires ten times as much skill to keep it. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Whatever you dream you can do, or believe you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ I give the name violence to a boldness lying idle and enamored of danger. ”

- Jean Genet

“ The first symptom of love in a young man is timidity; in a girl boldness. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Begin it now. ”

- Goethe

“ And when night, darkens the streets, then wander forth the sons of Belial, flown with insolence and wine. ”

- John Milton

“ With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything. ”

- Napoleon Bonaparte

“ He who allows himself to be insulted, deserves to be. ”

- Pierre Corneille

“ Wit is well-bred insolence. ”

- Aristotle

“ Never forget that no military leader has ever become great without audacity. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ I haven't got as much money as some folks, but I've got as much impudence as any of them, and that's the next thing to money. ”

- Josh Billings

“ The stupidity of men always invites the insolence of power. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Such is the audacity of man, that he hath learned to counterfeit Nature, yea, and is so bold as to challenge her in her work. ”

- Pliny the Elder

“ He has to learn that petulance is no sarcasm, and that insolence is not invective. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ I was like: I'm going to ask her out but I'm going to be very nervous about it. Then she said yes, I got even more nervous. ”

- Matthew

“ I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the forwardness of others, and to prove the sincerity of your love. ”

- Bible

“ Valor is superior to number. ”

- Flavius Renatus Vegetius

“ The temerity to believe in nothing. ”

- Ivan Turgenev

“ Boldness, more boldness, and perpetual boldness! ”

- Georges Jacques Danton
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