Risk Quotes

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Criticism is a life without risk
John Lahr

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

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

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

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

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

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

If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure.
Al Gore

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

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

Our lives improve only when we take chances and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
Walter Anderson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks
Herodotus

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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