fortune favours the brave

fortune favors the brave

Courageous action is often rewarded. The phrase encourages people to take bold actions. I know you're nervous about asking for a raise, but keep in mind that fortune favors the brave—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 brave, right?
See also: brave, favor, fortune

fortune favours the brave

a successful person is often one who is willing to take risks. proverb
See also: brave, favour, fortune
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Brailsford said: "Fortune favours the brave at the end of the day.
But when, after being beaten by Sri Lanka and the Aussies, they insisted they would never stop playing brave cricket, maybe they knew fortune favours the brave.
"Fortune favours the brave and the harder you work the bigger the rewards.
People say I'm brave, but fortune favours the brave."
Mohammad Kaif remarked: "Fortune favours the brave and Afghanistan have made their fortune.
It will be tough at lunchtime, of course it will - but sometimes fortune favours the brave!
Sometimes fortune favours the brave and you've got to leave all doors open at all times.
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I have been lucky, but fortune favours the brave. I tried hard to get a job in or near Muscat.
MR SELFRIDGE (ITV, 9pm) "FORTUNE favours the brave," says Harry Selfridge, always a fan of a cheesy proverb.
The Fortune Favours the Brave event held at Redworth Hall in Newton Aycliffe has won the High Impact Award presented by Global Entrepreneurs' Week UK.
We know that 'fortune favours the brave' and he comes across as a courageous man indeed.
@mixedknuts | Fortune favours the brave, well done Malky.
on the side from Fortune Favours The Brave. I sent it to my pal who lives in Majorca as the idea of her walking about her wee Spanish village with a very Scottish bag that says The Messages just makes me laugh.
Everything worked in favour of us and, as they say, fortune favours the brave. I feel glad.