I've been gleaning some words of wisdom from the well-known oracle that is the gym blackboard at Adelaide Street over the past few months, including here and here.
Plenty of merit in this statement, 'tis true.
In investment it can help to be smart, certainly, and a level of analytical skill can also be a great help.
Therefore, it is important to take action and actually get started.
If you don't take a chance, you don't stand a chance.