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

To be alive at all involves some risk.
Harold McMillan

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

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

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

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

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

The only risk of failure is promotion.
Scott Adams

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

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

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

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

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks
Herodotus

Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.
Ernest Hemingway

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

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

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George Patton

In America any boy may become president, and I suppose that's the risk he takes.
Adlai E Stevenson

Criticism is a life without risk
John Lahr

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

We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.
Maxwell Maltz

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself.
J B Priestley

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 moment somebody says 'this is very risky' is the moment it becomes attractive to me.
Kate Capshaw

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

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

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

It is vital that we raise awareness of the risks faced by drug misusers.
Ian McCartney

Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.
Katherine Mansfield

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In plucking the fruit of memory one runs the risk of spoiling its bloom (The Arrow of Gold)
Joseph Conrad

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

Excessive distrust is not less hurtfJul than its opposite. Most men become useless to him who is unwilling to risk being deceived.
Luc De Vauvanargues

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 policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.
Jawaharlal Nehru

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

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



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