Daring To Be Great Quotes by Theodore Roosevelt, Luci Swindoll, T. S. Eliot, Helen Keller, Wayne Gretzky, Cecil Beaton and many others.
It is not the critic who counts…The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.
It’s daring to be curious about the unknown, to dream big dreams, to live outside prescribed boxes, to take risks, and above all, daring to investigate the way we live until we discover the deepest treasured purpose of why we are here.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena..who errs, who comes short again and again; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who spends himself in a worthy cause.
Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.
One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight, for a very long time, of the shore.
Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Each time a man stands up for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.
The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred with dust and sweat; who strives valiantly; who errs and may fall again and again, because there is no effort without error or shortcoming.
I wanted to undertake the challenge of daring to be great.
It is not the critic who counts