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To dare

To dare is to lose your footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose yourself.

~ Kierkegaard

The impossible

"It's kind of fun to do the impossible."

~ Walt Disney

A second time

Never travel to any road a second time. 

~ Ibn Batthtah

We do not dare

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. 

~ Seneca

Be daring, be different, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers…
~ Cecil Beaton

It always seems impossible until it’s done.

~ Nelson Mandela

I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.
~ John F. Kennedy

The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise to the occasion. 
~ Abraham Lincoln

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Go as far as the eye can see, and when you get there, look farther. 

~ Dag Hammarskjöld

I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast; for I intend to go into harm’s way.
~ John Paul Jones, naval hero of the American Revolutionary War


The bold are always lucky.

~ Danish Proverb

If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.

 ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Boldly ventured is half won.

~ German Proverb

Never tell me the odds!

~ Han Solo, as played by Harrison Ford in Star Wars; screenplay by George Lucas

Audentes fortuna iuvat (fortune favors the bold). 

~ Virgil