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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
Boldly ventured is half won.  German.  1
First weigh, then venture.  2
He has put all his eggs in one basket: i.e., ventured all in one enterprise.  3
He that dare not venture must not complain of ill luck.  4
He that ventures not, fails not.  French.  5
I will either win the horse or lose the saddle.  6
Many ventures make a full freight.  7
My ventures are not in one bottom trusted.  Shakespeare.  8
Nothing venture nothing have.  French.  9
Take your venture as many a good ship hath done.  10
Throw a brick to allure a gem.  Chinese.  11
Venture a small fish to catch a great one.  12
Venture not all in one bottom.  13
Ventures make men and ventures break men.  14
Venture thy opinion but not thyself for thy opinion.  15
Who does not venture gets neither horse nor mule,
And who ventures too much loses horse and mule.  French.
Who ventures nothing has no luck.  Spanish.  17

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