Dare Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old dare quotes, dare sayings, and dare proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.     

Peter Drucker

Allow yourself to be inspired. Allow yourself to succeed. Dare to excel.     

Vince Dente

You may not know where you're going, but so long as you spread your wings the winds will carry you.     

C. JoyBell C.

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.     

Soren Kierkegaard

Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.     

Jonas Salk

He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave.     

Andrew Carnegie

It often requires more courage to dare to do right than to fear to do wrong.     

Abraham Lincoln

Don't dare to be different, dare to be yourself - if that doesn't make you different then something is wrong.     

Laura Baker

Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.     

Friedrich Schiller

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.     

T. S. Eliot

A person needs a little madness, or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.     

Nikos Kazantzakis

Dare to err and to dream. Deep meaning often lies in childish plays.     

Friedrich Schiller

Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.     

Dale Carnegie

Dare to be a fool in the face of impossibilities.     

TemitOpe Ibrahim

It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle.     

Richard M. DeVos

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure.     

Winston Churchill

He who knows how to suffer everything can dare everything.     

Luc De Clapiers

Dare to be true. Nothing can need a lie: a fault which needs it most, grows two thereby.     

George Herbert

Everything you dare in life reveals the giant in you.     

Topsy Gift

In order to conquer, what we need is to dare, still to dare, and always to dare.     

Georges Danton

What a man dares to do, he should dare to confess- unless he is a coward.     

Rafael Sabatini

One must work and dare if one really wants to live.     

Vincent Van Gogh

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.     

Charles Darwin

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.     

Robert Kennedy

Dare to wear the foolish clown face.     

Frank Sinatra

We must dare, and dare again, and go on daring.     

Georges Jacques Danton

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.     


The only dare you ever want to take is the dare to be all that you can be.     

Catherine Pulsifer

When somebody challenges you, fight back. Be brutal, be tough.     

Donald Trump

We become strong by embracing vulnerability, we dare more greatly when we acknowledge our fear.     

Gretchen Rubin

You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures.     

Charles C. Noble

We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.     

May Sarton

Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.     

John F. Kennedy

Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's.     

Billy Wilder

To dare to dream in the midst of adversity, in the midst of failure, in the midst of complacency, is to have hope.     

Dani Johnson

We no longer dare to believe in beauty and we make of it a mere appearance in order the more easily to dispose of it.     

Hans Urs von Balthasar

Don't dare a person who has nothing else left to lose.     

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Dare to be the best you can at all times, dare to be!     

Steve Maraboli

There are many who dare not kill themselves for fear of what the neighbours will say.     

Cyril Connolly

Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.     

Arnold H. Glasow

Don't you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct.     

Barbara Corcoran

Dare to be honest and fear no labor.     

Robert Burns