fortune favours the bold

fortune favours the bold


  • it refers to people who face problems with determination and courage are the ones who attain massive levels of success
  • being a brave is often rewarded
  • bravery brings the good luck


  • fortune favours the brave
  • fortune helps the brave
  • fortune favours the strong
  • nothing ventured, nothing gained

Example Sentences

  1. The guy should have gone all out to achieve his destiny. He would have been married to the love of his life had he showed some courage back then. Fortune favours the bold.
  2. In this industry fortune favours the bold You cannot expect to be a successful action stuntman without being brave during scenes.
  3. I took the risk with these stocks hoping that fortune will favour the bold, but I ended up losing my entire life saving in just one transaction.
  4. While it is true that fortune favours the bold, you also need to look before you leap. My advice is to not take a risk that you don’t find worth the returns.


The phrase has a Latin origin (“audentes Fortuna iuvat”) and has been translated into English, which is also the reason why it has many variations. To meet challenges bravely makes a whole lot of difference to the consequences. People who are up for taking some risks often enjoy its benefits too.

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