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In order to carry out great enterprises, one must live as if one will never have to die. - Marquis de Vauvenargues

No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution. - Niccolo Machiavelli

Where ambition can cover its enterprises, even to the person himself, under the appearance of principle, it is the most incurable and inflexible of passions. - David Hume

He that hath a wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief. - Sir Francis Bacon

On the neck of a young man sparkles no gem so gracious as enterprise. - Hafiz [Shams al-Din Hafiz]

Age: That period of life in which we compound for the vices that we still cherish by reviling those that we have no longer the enterprise to commit. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce

I say, beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a wearer of new clothes. - Henry David Thoreau

Yet the hour of emancipation is advancing, this enterprise is for the young; for those who can follow it up, and bear it through to it's consummation, it shall have all my prayers, and these are the only weapons of an old man. - Thomas Jefferson