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No guts, no glory.

No one reaches a high position without daring.

No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm.

Nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment.

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

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.

One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.

One never finds anything perfectly pure and ... exempt from danger.

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.

Only those who dare, truly live.

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

Our safety is not in blindness, but in facing our danger.

Our whole way of life today is dedicated to the removal of risk. Cradle to grave we are supported, insulated, and isolated from the risks of life- and if we fall, our government stands ready with Band-Aids of every size.

People who are born even-tempered, placid and untroubled-secure from violent passions or temptations to evil-those who have never needed to struggle all night with the angel to emerge lame but victorious at dawn, never become great saints.

Providence has hidden a charm in difficult undertakings, which is appreciated only by those who dare to grapple with them.

Prudence keeps life safe, but does not often make it happy.

Risk always brings its own rewards: the exhilaration of breaking through, of getting to the other side; the relief of a conflict healed; the clarity when a paradox dissolves.

Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.

Security is not the meaning of my life. Great opportunities are worth the risks.


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