When it comes to life, it pays to be bold - and to be bold is to be brave.
In business especially, it's those that face their fears, bust through barriers and have the bottle to take risks are the ones that usually win.
Every one of us has the power to be brave. You may not think you are, but we bet there is at least one time in your life you can look back on when you surprised yourself by stepping outside your comfort zone and succeeding.
To get you into the spirit of bravery, here five famous quotes that we hope will serve to inspire and entertain...
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It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends. - J.K. Rowling
Nothing is black or white; nothing's 'us or them.' But then there are magical, beautiful things in the world. There's incredible acts of kindness and bravery, and in the most unlikely places, and it gives you hope. - Dave Matthews
Curiosity is one of the forms of feminine bravery. - Victor Hugo
I would love to be looked at some day - and I'm not ever saying I'm at this level - but I'd love to be mentioned in the same breath as a Bowie or an Eno. Those are the people that I admire artistically, their career trajectory, the integrity throughout their career, the bravery of their career. - Trent Reznor
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. - Nelson Mandela
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death. - Leonardo Da Vinci