66 Great Quotes On Risk

Enjoy this collection of quotes on Risk.
“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” ― William Faulkner
“One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.” — Andre Gide
“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T. S. Eliot
“So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?” ― Hunter S. Thompson
“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are for.” – John A. Shedd
“I believe that one of life’s greatest risks is never daring to risk.” – Oprah Winfrey
“The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” – Mark Zuckerberg
“The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.” – Jawaharlal Nehru
“If you risk nothing, then you risk everything.” – Geena Davis
“If you’re not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.” – Ray Kroc
“The real risk is in not changing.” – John Coltrane
“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn
“Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?” – Frank Scully
“Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down. Ray Bradbury
“Leap and the net will appear.” — Zen Saying
“It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.” – Seneca
“I think there’s a difference between a gamble and a calculated risk.” – Edmund H. North
“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
“Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome.” — Samuel Johnson
“You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick that measures the risk involved. They go together.” – Earl Nightingale
“Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
“You don’t concentrate on risks. You concentrate on results. No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done.” – Chuck Yeager
“Necessity is the mother of taking chances.” — Mark Twain
“Fortune sides with him who dares.” ― Virgil
“I have always believed that the risk takers are eventually rewarded.” – Kevin Spacey
“If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.” ― Clint Eastwood
“We need to risk, we need to dare to risk and fail greatly because that’s the only way we grow.” – Emilio Estevez
“Progress always involves risks. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.” — Frederick Wilcox
“People have to really suffer before they can risk doing what they love.” – Chuck Palahniuk
“For him to have understood me would have meant reorganizing his thinking… giving up his intellectual ballast, and few people are willing to risk such a radical move.” – Edward T. Hall
“You got to be brave. If you feel something, you’ve really got to risk it.” – Mel Brooks
“There’s something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk.” – Drew Barrymore
“The principle element in a performance is risk, and if you’re losing interest then by scaring yourself to death the audience will feel it and boy it’ll wake them up.” – Leo Kottke
“When you call someone and ask them to do something they’ve never done before, in different mediums I think they would be inclined to pass because they’re afraid of the risk. But the creative people who populate the theater world love the challenge of new things.” – Neil Patrick Harris
“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” – e. e. cummings
“You must accept that you might fail; then, if you do your best and still don’t win, at least you can be satisfied that you’ve tried. If you don’t accept failure as a possibility, you don’t set high goals, you don’t branch out, you don’t try – you don’t take the risk.” – Rosalynn Carter
“It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?” -Jim Carrey
“I think that if your approach is one where you don’t want to alienate anybody, you’re going to have to soften the viewpoint or the information that you’re offering to such an extent that it doesn’t have the power to make any difference. You have to take that risk.” – Eddie Vedder
“We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue, at our peril, risk and hazard.” – Voltaire
“Risk is a part of God’s game, alike for men and nations.” – Warren Buffett
“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” — Pablo Picasso
“The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible—and achieve it, generation after generation.” – Pearl S. Buck
“Everyone has a ‘risk muscle.’ You keep it in shape by trying new things. If you don’t, it atrophies. Make a point of using it at least once a day.” – Roger von Oech
“A lot of the physical flirtation with fear I did early on in my career, when I was a much younger person – stuff I wouldn’t do now. But I was very interested in the mechanics of risk and fear in those days. And I found out fear pretty much always feels the same, whether it’s doing a rock climb or speaking in front of an audience.” – Tim Cahill
“As we grow older I always think, why didn’t I do more when I was young, why didn’t I risk more?” – Chuck Palahniuk
“Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.” – Ernest Hemingway
“Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk.” – Lucius Annaeus Seneca
“There is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involve the risk of crippling hurt. It is a duty to take this risk, to love and feel without defense or reserve.” ― William S. Burroughs
“Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it’s cracked up to be. That’s why people are so cynical about it. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.” ― Erica Jong
“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
“You can only be as good as you dare to be bad.” — John Barrymore
“What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?” — Robert Schuller
“Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.” — Anonymous
“To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.” — Soren Kierkegaard
“The person who risks nothing does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn and feel and change and grow and love and live.” – Leo F. Buscaglia
“The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.” ― Tacitus
“Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.” – Billy Wilder
“The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.” – Maimonides
“To win you have to risk loss.” – Jean-Claude Killy
“To walk across the street is a risk.” – Mikhail Baryshnikov
“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy
“You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” — Wayne Gretzky
“It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen.” – Herodotus
“He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being.” – Paul Tillich
“Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. What if they are a little course, and you may get your coat soiled or torn? What if you do fail, and get fairly rolled in the dirt once or twice. Up again, you shall never be so afraid of a tumble.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
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