One would say he had read the inscription on the gates of Busyrane, – “Be bold”; and on the second gate, – “Be bold, be bold, and evermore be bold”; and then again had paused well at the third gate, – “Be not too bold.”
Boldness be my friend! (Cymbeline)
The bold are helpless without cleverness.
When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take – choose the bolder.
Freedom lies in being bold.
Tho, as she backward cast her busie eye To search each secrete of that goodly sted, Over the dore thus written she did spye, BEE BOLD: she oft and oft it over-red, yet could not find what sence it figured: But what so were therein or writ or ment, She was no whit thereby discouraged […]
It has been my philosophy of life that difficulties vanish when faced boldly.
Boldness is a child of ignorance.