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All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremediated act without the benefit of experience.

Henry Miller

Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.

Ray Bradbury

Only those show risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.

Muhammad Ali

It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.


Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome.

Samuel Johnson

Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.

Ayn Rand

Then the time came when the risk it took to remain tight in a bud was more painful/Than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

I am convinced that one of the biggest factors in success is the courage to undertake something.

James A. Worsham

Courageous risks are life-giving; they help you grow, make you brave and better than you think you are.

Joan L. Curcio

I've never stayed awake at night over a chance I took that failed, but I've stayed awake over chances I didn't take.

Garth Brooks

If it doesn't make you sweat, it's not worth it. If it's not hard to get, why go for it?

Nancy Collins, Hard to Get

You have to risk stepping outside the circle that has been drawn around you.

Lourdes Saab, Women of Courage

A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.

William G.T. Shedd

Two roads diverged in a wood … I took the one less travelled by, and that has made all the difference.

Robert Frost

Memorable Quotes

A man sits as many risks as he runs.

Henry David Thoreau

He who doesn't risk never gets to drink champagne.

Russian Proverb

Stupid risks make life worth living.

Homer Simpson

Life is a risk.

Diane Von Furstenberg

What you risk reveals what you value.

Jeanette Winterson

If you don’t play you can’t win.

Judith McNaught

Do one thing every day that scares you.

Eleanor Roosevelt

If you risk nothing, then you risk everything.

Geena Davis

Danger can never be overcome without taking risks.

Latin Proverb

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

George Patton

If you worried about falling off the bike, you'd never get on.

Lance Armstrong

The dangers of life are infinite, and among them is safety.


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

General George Patton

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?

Robert Schuller

Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?

Frank Scully
You have to find something that you love enough to be able to take risks, jump over the hurdles, and break through the brick walls that are always going to be placed in front of you.
Going after anything worthwile in life entailed risk, of course. A man of ambition and courage didn't let that stop or delay him. A man accepted the dangers, the element of chance. If he didn't, he won nothing.
This of yourself as between trapezes when you've let go of one rope but haven't grabbed on to the next. The space is scary, but also thrilling.
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.
Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.
Don’t be afraid to take a big step. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.

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