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Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Books, not which afford us a cowering enjoyment, but in which each thought is of unusual daring; such as an idle man cannot read, and a timid one would not be entertained by, which even make us dangerous to existing institution - such call I good books.
English statesman 1874-1965
No two on earth in all things can agree. All have some daring singularity.
C. J. Cherryh
American writer 1942-
A warrior is free to be a hero and pull off daring do and the soldier is irresponsible if he does it.
All glory comes from daring to begin.
American singer, songwriter 1941-
All serious daring starts from within.
As a system of philosophy it is not like the Tower of Babel, so daring its high aim as to seek a shelter against God's anger; but it is like a pyramid poised on its apex.
Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
Caution has its place, no doubt, but we cannot refuse our support to a serious venture which challenges the whole of the personality. If we oppose it, we are trying to suppress what is best in man -his daring and his aspirations. And should we succeed, we should only have stood in the way of that invaluable experience which might have given a meaning to life. What would have happened if Paul had allowed himself to be talked out of his journey to Damascus?
English writer 1709-1784
Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades the sacred hour of silent rest and leaves, unseen, a dagger in your breast.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
Daring is not safe against daring men.
American professor, lecturer, author 1965-
Daring to set boundaries is about having the courage to love ourselves, even when we risk disappointing others.
American anarchist 1869-1940
Every daring attempt to make a great change in existing conditions, every lofty vision of new possibilities for the human race, has been labeled Utopian.
German preacher 1483-1546
Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.
Arthur Conan Doyle
British writer and medical doctor 1859-1930
For strange effects and extraordinary combinations we must go to life itself, which is always far more daring than any effort of the imagination.
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