fortune favours the brave

fortune favors the brave

Courageous action is often rewarded. The phrase encourages people to do what scares them. 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?
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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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The order of nature should decree that the Foxes and Blues snuff out gallant, but vain opposition in the FA Cup replays - though there may yet be magic if 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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Fortune favours the brave, yet City bottled it by sending out the reserves, piling even more pressure on the Kiev tie billed by the club as "breakthrough night" as they bid to reach a first Champions League quarter-final.
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.
The event - called Fortune Favours The Brave - took place at Redworth Hall Hotel in County Durham yesterday.
mixedknuts | Fortune favours the brave, well done Malky.
Everything worked in favour of us and, as they say, fortune favours the brave.
Remember: first mover's advantage, fortune favours the brave etc.
A lot of people might say fortune favours the brave but we knew we had to get behind them (Blues) and threaten them.
THEY say fortune favours the brave, and that was certainly the case in the 5f handicap at Warwick won by the David Kenny-partnered Tom Folan yesterday.
They say fortune favours the brave and England were certainly that.
They say fortune favours the brave and if that is the case then Lady Luck will certainly work her magic over Edgbaston next season because Warwickshire have made the bravest decision of them all.
14/1 Perez to score 2 or more v They say fortune favours the brave, and | Ayoze Perez was the recipient of some great fortune on Monday evening.
The event, called Fortune Favours The Brave, will see speakers from the business and sports world take centre stage at Redworth Hall Hotel near Newton Aycliffe.