Quotes by venture
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American Poet 1878-1967
Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.
First president of the US 1732-1799
I do not mean to exclude altogether the idea of patriotism. I know it exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But I will venture to assert, that a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided b
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Courage charms us, because it indicates that a man loves an idea better than all things in the world, that he is thinking neither of his bed, nor his dinner, nor his money, but will venture all to put in act the invisible thought of his mind.
American poet 1830-1886
Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
Sir Walter Scott
British writer and poet 1771-1832
A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect.
Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.
American basketball coach 1940-
As I've said, basketball has been, I think, a real cooperative venture. There have been a lot of people that have been involved in it: coaches, administrators - not recently - fans and nobody, nobody any more so than students over the years.
American entrepreneur and venture capitalist
Back in the late 1990s, venture capitalists got very excited about the Internet. A whole lot of money was poured into some companies that failed rather spectacularly, and a lot of people lost a lot of money.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
Begin, be bold and venture to be wise.
Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise, He who defers this work from day to day, Does on a river's bank expecting stay, Till the whole stream, which stopped him, should be gone, That runs, and as it runs, for ever will run on.
American football player and actor 1930-
Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture.
Henry Louis Mencken
American journalist and critic 1880-1956
But that is a rare, rare man, I venture, who is as steadily intelligent, as constantly sound in judgment, as little put off by appearances, as the average women of forty-eight.Source: In Defense of Women (1918)
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?
American educator, counselor, motivational speaker, and author 1933-2016
Children are curious and are risk takers. They have lots of courage. They venture out into a world that is immense and dangerous. A child initially trusts life and the processes of life.
T. S. Eliot
British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
Each venture is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate with shabby equipment always deteriorating in the general mess of imprecision of feeling.
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