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fortune favors the bold

Courageous action is often rewarded. The phrase encourages people to do what scares them. A variation is "fortune favors the brave." I know you're nervous about asking for a raise, but keep in mind that fortune favors the bold—you'll never get anything if you don't ask for it. I decided to ask out the most popular girl in school because fortune favors the bold, right?
See also: bold, favor, fortune
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Fortune favours the bold - not the weak and indecisive.
It is going to be a hard fight but fortune favours the bold.
Mr Hackett said: "They say that fortune favours the bold and if you do your homework thoroughly on how auctions work and carefully research the property you are interested in, there is no doubt you can make savings of many thousands of pounds.
New Delhi, July 2 -- Fortune favours the bold - and today that was Rene Rast.
Dog This is a time for moving forward - fortune favours the bold.
As far as you're concerned, fortune favours the bold.