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The risk presented by these lethal wastes is like no other risk, and we should not be expected to accept it or to project it into the future in order for manufacturers and utilities to make a dollar killing now.
David Brower

The trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
Erica Jong

There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.
J P Getty

'With love, you should go ahead and take the risk of getting hurt because love is an amazing feeling.'
Britney Spears

It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.
Plutarch

Let me advise thee not to talk of thyself as being old. There is something in Mind Cure, after all, and if thee continually talks of thyself as being old, thee may perhaps bring on some of the infirmities of age. At least I would not risk it if I were thee.
Hannah Whitall Smith

To save all we must risk all.
Johann Friedrich Von Schiller

I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.
Anais Nin

Progress always involves risk; you can't steal second base and keep your foot on first base.
Frederick Wilcox

Creating a close connection to those you do business with has its many risks, rewards and consequences. There are few things in business I have encountered that are more difficult than firing someone, particularly if that someone has always been, or has become a friend.
Mark Cuban

The only risk of failure is promotion.
Scott Adams

I risked getting my tyres nicked by going to Robbie Fowler's home in Liverpool!
Kevin Keegan

And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Anais Nin

One should never risk a joke, even of the mildest and most unexceptional charters, except among people of culture and wit.
Jean De La Bruyere

Most people can do extraordinary things if they have the confidence or take the risks. Yet most people
Philip Andrew Adams

Andrew [Lloyd-Webber] you have taken a great risk... who is going to be your Joseph? [the unknown being hiring a former understudy and getting the BBC to give weeks and weeks of free publicity to the show therefore guaranteeing its success]
Graham Norton

During the investigation evidence of the vulnerability of women in the modelling profession was startling and models are at high risk of eating disorders.
Baroness Kingsmill

If I had no duties, and no reference to futurity, I would spend my life in driving briskly in a post-chaise with a pretty woman.
Samuel Johnson

It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills. (Le deuxieme sexe)
Simone De Beauvoir

There is something about jumping a horse over a fence, something that makes you feel good. Perhaps it's the risk, the gamble. In any event it's a thing I need.
William Faulkner

We Americans know - although others appear to forget - the risk of spreading conflict. We still seek no wider war.
Lyndon Johnson

The most threatened group in human societies as in animal societies is the unmated male: the unmated male is more likely to wind up in prison or in an asylum or dead than his mated counterpart. He is less likely to be promoted at work and he is considered a poor credit risk.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan

People are talking about the move being a risk but I know what Andy Farrell is about. I know my attitude and record. If I was a betting man I would back myself.
Andy Farrell

'Looking at cleavage is like looking at the sun. You can't stare at it long, it's too risky. You get a sense of it then you look away.'
Jerry Seinfield

I have a problem with censorship by the lawyer - by legal people by the publishing firm, and I may be changing publishers. They don't seem to want to take too many risks with living people.
Kenneth Anger

During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Soren Kierkegaard

Some pretty senior young individuals in and around the Cabinet should share the responsibility for talking up an election and referring publicly on the radio to where the risk lies.
David Winnick

When a woman marries again, it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again, it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs. [The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891]
Oscar Wilde

I've been popular and unpopular, successful and unsuccessful, loved and loathed, and I know how meaningless it all is. Therefore, I feel free to take whatever risks I want.
Madonna

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
T S Eliot

The world lies in the hands of those who have the courage to dream and who take the risk of living out their dreams - each according to his or her own talent.
Paulo Coelho

Who gets the risks? The risks are given to the consumer, the unsuspecting consumer and the poor work force. And who gets the benefits? The benefits are only for the corporations, for the money makers.
Cesar Chavez

Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.
Warren Buffett

At the risk of sounding naff, it is having hope fulfilled [idea of happiness]
Brenda Blethyn

Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.
Mary L Cook

I went to Ft Bragg and learned that Delta was indeed gearing up for the rescue. Still I was concerned the Reagan staff would not be willing to take the risk of sending an official military force into Laos.
Bo Gritz

Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act.
Maxwell Maltz

Every noble acquisition is attended with its risks; he who fears to encounter the one must not expect to obtain the other
Metastasio

There is small risk a general will be regarded with contempt by those he leads, if, whatever he may have to preach, he shows himself best able to perform.
Xenophon

When we allow ourselves to become vulnerable, to take chances, and to risk our pride, that is when we find our own glory.
Richard Corman

It's going to be a season with lots of accidents, and I'll risk saying that we'll be lucky if something really serious doesn't happen.
Ayrton Senna

Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free.
Paul Tillich

A woman simply is, but a man must become. Masculinity is risky and elusive. It is achieved by a revolt from woman, and it is confirmed only by other men. Manhood coerced into sensitivity is no manhood at all.
Camille Paglia

He who spends time regretting the past loses the present and risks the future.
Quevedo

Here are a list of Quotes from the delightful Northern Irish Comedian Danny McCrossan

Even the most powerful lie detector invented couldn’t drag a secret out of a woman, however, women rarely have lunch with lie detectors… - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian

See women need to talk because they feel like they have to have adequate levels of communication in order to sustain a healthy and open relationship, whereas men are only driven to speak because of matters beyond their control, like not being able to find clean socks. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

In Pagan times, uninspired people made sacrifices at the altar, and today, thanks to marraige, many still do. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

When women are bored they do the usual things, they eat, they go shopping, they neurotically judge the looks of other women, but men, men invade another country! - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

Anything that I’ve ever done that ended up worthwhile, initially scared me to death. Wether it was walking out on stage for that very first time, or asking a girl to include me in her plans for the future, but you know what, You have to risk everything sometimes or you risk even more. It’s not the challenges we face that define us, it’s the actions we take. - Danny McCrossan -Northern irish Comedian.

Everyone had big plans for me when I was younger, it was a cliche “Danny can do anything he wants to do” So I did the only thing I ever thought was worthwhile, bring laughter into the world. How I came to been seen as somewhat of a dissapointment to all those people who had made plans for me, well that still makes me chuckle. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

You learn alot in your teenage years, for instance I learned that if you’re ever being chased by a police dog, try not to go through a little tunnel, then onto a mini seesaw and then jump through a ring of fire, they’ve trained for that y’see. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

Asking people in Northern Ireland what they think of politics is like asking the Jews what they think of Hitler. - Danny MCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

There are too many warnings on packaging these days - defrost before eating - Use as directed - I mean, what’s next, you buy a packet of condoms, warning - may contain nuts! - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

I say don’t conform, don’t allow yourself to be pigeon holed, it’s no good for the soul, and the pigeon doesn’t enjoy it either. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

I remember how nervous I was my very first gig and I remember when I walked out on stage and spoke those words, how the audience laughed and laughed. I swore, there and then, that one day I would have my revenge. - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.

The sign said “This door to remain closed at all times” Correct me if I’m wrong, but doesn’t that defeat the purpose of a door? - Danny McCrossan - Northern Irish Comedian.
Danny McCrossan

To introduce something altogether new would mean to begin all over, to become ignorant again, and to run the old, old risk of failing to learn.
Isaac Asimov

People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
Peter F Drucker

Life, like poker has an element of risk. It shouldn't be avoided. It should be faced.
Edward Norton

They [governing bodies] have to do something, otherwise more and more referees will be forced out of the game. [after the retirement of Anders Frisk]
Urs Meier

Let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out.
Theodore Roosevelt



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