10 Quotes Regarding Boldness


One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph, Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better, sleep to wake.
Robert Browning

I give the name violence to a boldness lying idle and enamored of danger.
Jean Genet

Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
Thomas Jefferson

The passions do very often give birth to others of a nature most contrary to their own. Thus avarice sometimes brings forth prodigality, and prodigality avarice; a man’s resolution is very often the effect of levity, and his boldness that of cowardice and fear.
François La Rochefoucauld

In the cellars of the night, when the mind starts moving around old trunks of bad times, the pain of this and the shame of that, the memory of a small boldness is a hand to hold.
John Leonard

Such impetuous schemes and boldness are at first sight alluring, but are difficult to handle, and in the result disastrous.
Titus Livius

Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be bold, proclaim it everywhere: They only live who dare.
Lewis Morris

You fall into my arms. / You are the good gift of destruction’s path, / When life sickens more than disease / And boldness is the root of beauty— / Which draws us together.
Boris Pasternak

A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
Alexander Pope

Having advanced to the limit of boldness, child, you have stumbled against the lofty pedestal of Justice.
Sophocles

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