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

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

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

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

The biggest risk in life is to risk nothing at all
Anonymous

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

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

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

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

Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.
Josh Billings

To get rich never risk your health.
Richard Baker

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

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

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

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

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

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

At the risk of sounding ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by feelings of love.
Che Guavara

To be alive at all involves some risk.
Harold McMillan

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

My career as a model. I was due to go to University. It was a risk but it was the right decision. [greatest risk]
Lucy Pinder

As our society progresses and genuine experience becomes a riskier and riskier enterprise, so the desire for it will increase.
Kathryn Bigelow

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

That's the risk you take if you change: that people you've been involved with won't like the new you. But other people who do will come along.
Lisa Alther

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

Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.
Vaclav Havel

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

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

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

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks
Herodotus

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

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

Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.
Anatole France

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

Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.
Andrew Jackson

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

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

Costs merely register competing attractions. (Risk, Uncertainty and Profit)
Frank H Knight

I must tell you I take terrible risks. Because my playing is very clear, when I make a mistake you hear it. If you want me to play only the notes without any specific dynamics, I will never make one mistake. Never be afraid to dare.
Vladimir Horowitz

The average man's judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it.
Edgar Watson Howe

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

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

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



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