Definition 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.

    • ‘One of the smartest pieces of advice offered by the author of The Prince was that fortune favours the brave.’
    • ‘They would not compromise their belief that fortune favours the brave.’
    • ‘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 fortune favours the brave and Wanderers have been rewarded for their bold buying policy.’
    • ‘But if fortune favours the brave, the racecourse and its manager deserve good luck, better weather and a successful festival.’