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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 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

To be alive at all involves some risk.
Harold McMillan

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks
Herodotus

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

To get rich never risk your health.
Richard Baker

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

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

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



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