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The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.

Our lives improve only when we take chances -- and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
If you don't fail now and again, it's a sign you're playing it safe.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.
If you put off everything till you're sure of it, you'll never get anything done.
Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be afraid.
Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence.
Feel the fear and do it anyway.
An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he'll quickly learn how to chew it.
We don't grow unless we take risks. Any successful company is riddled with failures.
Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we might win, by fearing to attempt.[Measure For Measure]
Entrepreneurs are risk takers, willing to roll the dice with their money or reputation on the line in support of an idea or enterprise. They willingly assume responsibility for the success or failure of a venture and are answerable for all its facets. The buck not only stops at their desks, it starts there too.
It is better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong than to agonize at length and be right too late.
Do you want to be safe and good, or do you want to take a chance and be great?
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
Two roads diverge in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
Perseverance and audacity generally win!
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
Action cures fear, inaction creates terror.
Do what you fear most and you control fear.
The greatest things are accomplished by individual people, not by committees or companies.
Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.
Nothing . . . will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome.
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
We will either find a way, or make one.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.
The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.
It's no use saying, We are doing our best. You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.
Never mistake activity for achievement.
Don't mistake activity for achievement.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate

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