Risk Quotes And Sayings


Risk Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of risk quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by allinspiration.com for you to read and enjoy.

“Don’t listen to those who say ‘you taking too big a chance.’ Michelangelo would have painted the Sistine floor, and it would surely be rubbed out by today. Most important, don’t listen when the little voice of fear inside you rears its ugly head and says ‘they all smarter than you out there. They’re more talented, they’re taller, blonder, prettier, luckier, and they have connections.” I firmly believe that if you follow a path that interests you, not to the exclusion of love, sensitivity, and cooperation with others, but with the strength of conviction that you can move others by your own efforts—and do not make success or failure the criteria by which you live—the chances are you’ll be a person worthy of your own respects.”
– Neil Simon

“The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there’s no risk of accident for someone who’s dead.”
Albert Einstein

“Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded, or how much power you have.”
Oprah Winfrey

“No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life in a great cause.”
Theodore Roosevelt

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

“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”
– Jim Rohn

“Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.”
– E.E. Cummings

“The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.”
– Chuck Palahniuk

“It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.”
– John Paul Jones

“You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick that measures the risk involved. They go together.”
– Earl Nightingale

“Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.”
– Denis Waitely

“It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?”
– Jim Carrey

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

“I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.”
– Audre Lorde

“The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.”
– Maimonides

“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

“If we listened to our intellect, we’d never have a love affair. We’d never have a friendship. We’d never go into business because we’d be too cynical. Well, that’s nonsense. You’ve got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the way down.”
– Annie Dillard

“There’s something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk.”
– Drew Barrymore

“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

“Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?”
– Jean Jacques Rousseau

Creative people who can’t help but explore other mental territories are at greater risk, just as someone who climbs a mountain is more at risk than someone who just walks along a village lane.”
– R.D. Laing

“Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.”
– Vaclov havel

“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 idea, to take a calculated risk, and to act.”
– Maxwell Maltz

“There can be no vulnerability without risk. There can be no community without vulnerability. There can be no peace, and ultimately no life, without community.”
– M. Scott Peck

“In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart of defense.”
– Sallust

“Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can and surely will at times fail. Other vulnerabilities, like being embarrassed or risking love, can be terrifying, too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk. – Joyce Brothers”
– Joyce Brothers

“To win without risk is to triumph without glory.”
– Pierre Corneille

“You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You can’t get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you’re doing. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover will be yourself.”
– Alan Alda

“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

“Creative risk taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity.”
– Gary Ryan Blair

“What I tell these young people is, the world is not as dangerous as the older generation would like you to believe. Anyone I know who has ever taken a risk and lost a job has ended up getting a better one two years later.”
– Jonathan Kozol

“The refusal to rest content—the willingness to risk excess on behalf of one’s obsessions—is what distinguishes artists from entertainers and what makes some artists adventurers on behalf of us all.”
– John Updike

“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

“Because if you’re prepared and you know what it takes, it’s not a risk. You just have to figure out how to get there. There is always a way to get there.”
– Mark Cuban

“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

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