Nothing ventured, nothing gained

This page is about the saying "Nothing ventured, nothing gained".

Possible interpretation: We can't expect to achieve anything if we never take any risks.

Note: venture (verb) = dare to do something that may be dangerous or risky | gain (verb) = obtain or win (something desired)

Quick Quiz:

"Nothing ventured, nothing gained" suggests that if we never take a risk we will never

a. venture forward

b. get into trouble

c. succeed

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Contributor: Josef Essberger