“Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one’s horse as he is leaping.” (Julius and Augustus Hare, Guesses at Truth)

“Without risk, you don’t experience life.” (author unknown)

“There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.” (Douglas Macarthur)

“I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love of truth; and the truth rewarded me.” (Simone De Beauvoir)

“One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.”  (Andre Gide)

“Fortune sides with those who dare.”  (Virgil)