Meaning of fortune favours the brave in English:

fortune favours the brave

phrase

proverb
  • A successful person is often one who is willing to take risks.

    ‘It is said that fortune favours the brave and that was certainly the case as the swimmers took to the icy waters despite the unfavourable elements, giving a teeth-chattering rendition of Jingle Bells as they did so.’
    • ‘But if fortune favours the brave, the racecourse and its manager deserve good luck, better weather and a successful festival.’
    • ‘But fortune favours the brave and Wanderers have been rewarded for their bold buying policy.’
    • ‘They would not compromise their belief that fortune favours the brave.’
    • ‘One of the smartest pieces of advice offered by the author of The Prince was that fortune favours the brave.’