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To know what life is worth you have to risk it once in a while. Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher
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Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Helen Keller, author
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Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk. Dalai Lama, leader
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It is only by being bold that you get anywhere. If you are a risk-taker, then the art is to protect the downside. Richard Branson, businessman
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He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. Muhammad Ali, boxer
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The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we hit it. Michelangelo Buonarroti,
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It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what's left? Jim Carrey, comedian
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If you never budge, don't expect a push. Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, entrepreneur
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There's something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk. Drew Barrymore, actress
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Where there is much to risk, there is much to consider. Platen,
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A turtle makes progress when it sticks its neck out Source Unknown,
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Play the game for more than you can afford to lose... only then will you learn the game. Sir Winston Churchill, politician
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To save all we must risk all. Friedrich von Schiller, poet
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Run for daylight. Vince Lombardi, coach
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If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. Jim Rohn, businessman
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Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. T. S. Eliot, poet
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Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love. Ovid, poet
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We must risk going too far to discover just how far we can go. Jim Rohn, businessman
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No crime is so great as daring to excel. Sir Winston Churchill, politician
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It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one. Voltaire, writer
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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, physicist
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If your life is free of failures, you're not taking enough risks. Source Unknown,
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If you don't fail now and again, it's a sign you're playing it safe. Woody Allen, director
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Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try. Mary Kay Ash, businesswoman
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One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure. John W. Gardner, educator
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Be bold, be bold, and everywhere be bold. Herbert Spencer, philosopher
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The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open. Chuck Palahniuk, novelist
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Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing. Warren Buffett, businessman
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I dip my pen in the blackest ink, because I am not afraid of falling into my inkpot. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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If you're not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business. Ray Kroc, businessman
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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, author
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People wish to learn to swim and at the same time to keep one foot on the ground. Marcel Proust, author
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We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be. May Sarton, poet
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The path is smooth that leadeth on to danger. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear. Publilius Syrus, writer
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During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk. Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher
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Great love and great achievements involve great risk. Anonymous,
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You can't steal second base with your foot on first. Proverbs,
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Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance. Calvin Coolidge, president
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To win without risk is to triumph without glory. Pierre Corneille, dramatist
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Risk! Risk Anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those other voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth. Katherine Mansfield, author
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When you play it too safe, you're taking the biggest risk of your life. Time is the only wealth we're given. Barbara Sher, businesswoman
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Most successful people are people who take risks--calculated risks--but nevertheless, risks. Source Unknown,
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Remember the turtle -- He never makes any progress till he sticks his neck out. Source Unknown,
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Playing safe is probably the most unsafe thing in the world. You cannot stand still. You must go forward. Robert Collier, publisher
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To achieve anything in this game, you must be prepared to dabbled on the boundary of disaster. Stirling Moss, celebrity
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The willingness to take risks is our grasp of faith. George E. Woodberry,
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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, businessman
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Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down Ray Bradbury, writer
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The bold are helpless without cleverness. Euripides, poet
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If the creator had a purpose in equipping us with a neck, he surely meant us to stick it out. Arthur Koestler, novelist
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Take calculated risks. This is quite different from being rash. General George Patton, military
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Everything is sweetened by risk. Alexander Smith, poet
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It is better to err on the side of daring than the side of caution. Alvin Toffler, author
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Don't be afraid to go out on a limb. That's where the fruit is. Source Unknown,
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With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader
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Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The ?sure thing? boat never gets far from shore. Dale Carnegie, writer
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Boldness, without the rules of propriety, becomes insubordination. Confucius, philosopher
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He that will not sail till all dangers are over must never put to sea. Thomas Fuller, clergyman
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Make the choice adventurous stranger, strike the bell and bide the danger or wonder 'till it drives you mad what would have happened if you had. C.S. Lewis, novelist
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The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all. Jawaharlal Nehru, leader
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All of life is a risk; in fact we're not going to get out alive. Casualness leads to casualties. Communication is the ability to affect other people with words. Jim Rohn, businessman
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He who stays in the valley will never see over the hill. Source Unknown,
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If a mans gonna eat fried chicken, he's gotta get greasy. Source Unknown,
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If you want to launch big ships you have to go where the water is deep. Source Unknown,
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All serious daring starts from within. Joan Baez, musician
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Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can -- and surely will at times -- fail. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk. Joyce Brothers, psychologist
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When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were--to the very last minute--a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything. Dwight David Ike Eisenhower, president
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It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. William James, philosopher
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It is true that I must run a great risk; no gallant action was ever accomplished without danger. John Paul Jones, soldier
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Be bold. If you are going to make an error, make a doozy, and don't be afraid to hit the ball. Billie Jean King, athlete
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Daring is not safe against daring men. Ovid, poet
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?How does one become a butterfly? she asked pensively. You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar. Trina Paulus,
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Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well. Jean Jacques Rousseau, philosopher
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An entrepreneur assumes the risk and is dedicated and committed to the success of whatever he or she undertakes. Victor Kiam, businessman
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A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for. William G.T. Shedd,
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You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself. Alan Alda, actor
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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, writer
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We don't grow unless we take risks. Any successful company is riddled with failures. James Burke,
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Back of ninety-nine out of one-hundred assertions that a thing cannot be done is nothing, but the unwillingness to do it. William Feather, author
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Never try to walk across a river just because it has an average depth of four feet. Milton Friedman, economist
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Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible. Cadet Maxim,
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I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls. Anais Nin, author
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If you feel you have a film that's valid, you stick your ass on the line. Nick Nolte, actor
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Edged tools are dangerous things to handle, and not infrequently do much hurt. Agnes Repplier, writer
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People who take risks are the people you'll lose against. John Sculley, businessman
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He who dares nothing need hope for nothing. Source Unknown,
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It might be scary because you're taking a risk, but at the end of the day you can say you tried. Julianna Margulies, actress
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Where do you find the strength to brave a barrage of enemy fire and to bring your wounded friends to safety at great risk to your own life? Conviction. Guy Verhofstadt, statesman
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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, aviator
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Good to sell knowledge for labor, honor for risk. Arabic Proverbs,
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Risk -- If one has to jump a stream and knows how wide it is, he will not jump. If he doesn't know how wide it is, he'll jump and six times out of ten he'll make it. Proverbs,
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An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he'll quickly learn how to chew it. Roy Ash,
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Life is like a hand of cards. You have to play the hand you're dealt, you can't win by folding, and sometimes you must take chances in order to win. Mike Conner,
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Watch the turtle. He only moves forward by sticking his neck out. Lou Gerstner, businessman
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It is playing safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity. Dag Hammarskjold, diplomat
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Over the years, I've had hundreds of shots blocked. You've got to go in and take chances. John Havlicek,
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The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet. Horace, poet
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If you play it safe in life, you've decided that you don't want to grow anymore. Shirley Hufstedler, public servant
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It is better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong than to agonize at length and be right too late. Marilyn Moats Kennedy,
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Virtue is bold and goodness never fearful. William Shakespeare, dramatist
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If you are never scared, embarrassed, or hurt, it means you never take chances. Julia Soul,
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To save oneself, one must take risks and struggle. Source Unknown,
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The most absurd and reckless aspirations have sometimes led to extraordinary success. Marquis De Vauvenargues,
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Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you. Virgil, poet
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A woman who is willing to be herself and pursue her own potential runs not so much the risk of loneliness, as the challenge of exposure to more interesting men - and people in general. Lorraine Hansberry, playwright
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Only when God was said to have died did various leaders, professions and sectors risk pushing themselves forward as successors. John Ralston Saul, author
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Adventure without risk is Disneyland. Doug Coupland, author
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Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down. Ray Bradbury, writer
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Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free. Paul Tillich, theologian
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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, scientist
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One of the reasons people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure. John W. Gardner, educator
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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, novelist
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Death is not the biggest fear we have; our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive - the risk to be alive and express what we really are. Miguel Angel Ruiz, author
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As an actor there's no autonomy, unless you're prepared to risk the possibility of starving. Ben Kingsley, actor
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Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Il n'est pas certain que tout soit incertain. (Translation: It is not certain that everything is uncertain.) Blaise Pascal, philosopher
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There is risk and truth to yourselves and the world before you. Seamus Heaney, poet
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Risk more than others think safe. Howard Schultz, businessman
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Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune. Daniel Boone, explorer
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And while we are on the subject of medication you always need to look at risk versus benefit. Temple Grandin, educator
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You have to be able to risk your identity for a bigger future than the present you are living. Fernando Flores, politician
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Trust because you are willing to accept the risk, not because it's safe or certain. Anonymous,
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Any new venture goes through the following stages: Enthusiasm, complication, disillusionment, search for the guilty, punishment of the innocent and decoration of those who did nothing. Anonymous,
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The more thou dost advance, the more thy feet pitfalls will meet. The Path that leadeth on is lighted by one fire --the light of daring burning in the heart. The more one dares, the more he shall obtain. Helen P. Blavatsky,
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Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out. James B. Conant,
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In order to conquer, what we need is to dare, still to dare, and always to dare. Georges Danton,
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Perseverance and audacity generally win! Madame Dorothe Deluzy,
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There's no reward in life without risk. Barry J. Farber,
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As the band got more successful, it was increasingly difficult to get people to take a risk with something that might jeopardize their livelihood. On Genesis Peter Gabriel, musician
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Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even, the greatest business triumph would be dull, routine, and eminently unsatisfying. J. Paul Getty, businessman
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I've run less risk driving my way across country than eating my way across it. Duncan Hines,
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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, musician
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Do you want to be safe and good, or do you want to take a chance and be great? Jimmy Johnson, coach
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You've got to keep fighting; you've got to risk your life every six months to stay alive Elia Kazan, director
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During the first period of a man's life, the danger is not to take the risk. Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher
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To win you have to risk loss. Jean Claude Killy,
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With racing, you never rest on your laurels, and there are no counterfeits. Julie Krone,
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What kind of man would live where there is no daring? I don't believe in taking foolish chances but nothing can be accomplished without taking any chance at all. Charles A. Lindbergh,
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People that are orthodox when they are young are in danger of being middle-aged all their lives. Walter Lippmann, journalist
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Come to the edge.We might fall.Come to the edge.It's too high!COME TO THE EDGE!And they cameand he pushedand they flew... Christopher Logue,
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We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Maxwell Maltz, scientist
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Every noble acquisition is attended with its risks; he who fears to encounter the one must not expect to obtain the other. Pietro Metastasio,
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If we are intended for great ends, we are called to great hazards. Henry Cardinal Newman,
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Risk is essential. There is not growth of inspiration in staying within what is safe and comfortable. Once you find out what you do best, why not try something else? Alex Noble,
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Educated risks are the key to success. William Olsten,
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There is no gathering the rose without being pricked by the thorns. Pilpay,
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To do an evil act is base. To do a good one without incurring danger, is common enough. But it is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds though he risks everything in doing them. Plutarch, philosopher
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It is impossible to win the great prizes of life without running risks, and the greatest of all prizes are those connected with the home. Theodore Roosevelt, president
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You stick your head above the crowd and attract attention, and sometime, maybe somebody, will throw a rock at you. That's the territory. You buy the land, you get the Indians. David Lee Roth, musician
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