An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





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


Francis Bacon (1561-1626, British philosopher, essayist, statesman)


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


H. G. Bohn (British publisher)


Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.


Emily Dickinson (1830-1886, American poet)


Fortune befriends the bold.


John Dryden (1631-1700, British poet, dramatist, critic)


Boldness is a mask for fear, however great.


F. L. Lucan (39-65, Roman epic poet)


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


Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993, American Christian reformed pastor, speaker, author)


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


William Joseph Slim (1891-1970, British field marshall)


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