no guts, no glory

No guts, no glory.
Without courage (guts) there can be no triumph (glory)
≅ Кто не рискует, тот не пьет шампанского.
≅ Риск — благородное дело.

Without taking risks one will never achieve great success; in order to be extremely successful one must be willing to fail; if one is not willing to take a chance s/he will never become extraordinarily successful (EB)

See also
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