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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Daring
 
  Fortune helps the bold.
Virgil.    
  1
        I dare do all that may become a man;
Who dares do more, is none.
Shakespeare.    
  2
  And what he greatly thought he nobly dared.
Homer.    
  3
  By daring, great fears are concealed.
Lucan.    
  4
  Be bolde, be bolde, and everywhere be bolde.
Spenser.    
  5
  Dare to act! Even Venus aids the bold.
Tibullus.    
  6
  A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
Homer.    
  7
  And what they dare to dream of, dare to do.
Lowell.    
  8
  In great straits and when hope is small, the boldest counsels are the safest.
Livy.    
  9
              And dar’st thou then
To beard the lion in his den,
  The Douglas in his hall?
Scott.    
  10
        He either fears his fate too much,
  Or his deserts are small,
That dares not put it to the touch
  To gain or lose it all.
Marquis of Montrose.    
  11
        He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit,
He that leaps the wide gulf should prevail in his suit.
Scott.    
  12
  No one reaches a high position without daring.
Syrus.    
  13
 
 
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