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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
A decent boldness ever meets with friends.
        Homer—Odyssey. Pope’s trans. Bk. 7. L. 67.
And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared.
        Homer—Odyssey. Pope’s trans. Bk. II. L. 312.
And what they dare to dream of, dare to do.
        Lowell—Ode Recited at the Harvard Commemoration. July 21, 1865. St. 3.
Who dares this pair of boots displace,
Must meet Bombastes face to face.
        William B. Rhodes—Bombastes Furioso. Act I. Sc. 4.
Wer nichts waget der darf nichts hoffen.
  Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.
        Schiller—Don Carlos. Same idea in Theocritus. XV. 61. Plautus—Asin. I. 3. 65.
  And dar’st thou then
To beard the lion in his den,
The Douglas in his hall?
        Scott—Marmion. Canto VI. St. 14.
I dare do all that may become a man:
Who dares do more, is none.
        Macbeth. Act I. Sc. 7. L. 47.
What man dare, I dare:
Approach thou like the rugged Russian bear,
The arm’d rhinoceros, or the Hyrcan tiger,
Take any shape but that, and my firm nerves
Shall never tremble.
        Macbeth. Act III. Sc. 4. L. 99.
Nemo timendo ad summum pervenit locum.
  No one reaches a high position without daring.
Audendum est; fortes adjuvat ipsa Venus.
  Dare to act! Even Venus aids the bold.
        Tibullus—Carmina. I. 2. 16.

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