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Boldness Quotes

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

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Boldness is business is the first, second, and third thing.

Author: H. G. Bohn

Profession: British Publisher

Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.

Author: Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

Profession: American Poet

Fortune befriends the bold.

Author: John Dryden (1631-1700)

Profession: British Poet, Dramatist, Critic

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

Author: Titus Livy

Profession: Roman Historian

Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.

Author: F. L. Lucan (39-65)

Profession: Roman Epic Poet

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

Author: Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993)

Profession: American Christian Reformed Pastor, Speaker, Author

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

Author: Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)

Profession: British Novelist, Poet

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

Author: William Joseph Slim (1891-1970)

Profession: British Field Marshall