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Fortune favours the bold

This page is about the saying "Fortune favours the bold"

Possible interpretation:
Successful people are often those who are prepared to take risks.

fortune (noun) = luck; chance | favour (verb) = show a preference for | bold (adj.) = prepared to take risks; confident and brave

Quick Quiz:

If you really believe that "fortune favours the bold" you will probably be

a. proactive

b. reactive

c. inactive

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Contributor: Josef Essberger