Take risks and conquer your fears. (The first step is a leap of faith and it might feel like you're falling.)
Matthew Russell stashed this in Motivational and Inspirational
It is far easier to jump off a steep ledge if you have wings.
You're right. I look at it two ways: 1) a lot of people have far greater wings than they actually realize (Be confident), and 2) it's important to build/strengthen those wings even when you don't feel like you need them because there will come a day when you will (Be proactive)