“It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen.”

The following inspirational quote is from the ancient Greek historian Herodotus.


More inspirational quotes from Herodotus

“Of all possessions a friend is the most precious.”

“The destiny of man is in his own soul.”

“The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.”

“If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.”

“He is the best man who, when making his plans, fears and reflects on everything that can happen to him, but in the moment of action is bold.”