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Positive Quotes about Risk Taking

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Recovery begins with embracing our pain
and taking the risk to share it with others.
We do this by joining a group
and talking about our pain.
- John Bradshaw

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

The only way to store information is by agreement.
The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind.
Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive.
Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others,
but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
- don Miguel Ruiz

One can not love without opening oneself,
and opening oneself, that's taking the risk of suffering.
One does not have control.
- Isabelle Adjani

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

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Dependency is death to initiative, to risk-taking and opportunity.
It's time to stop the spread of government dependency
and fight it like the poison it is.
- Mitt Romney

Yes, risk taking is inherently failure-prone.
Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking.
- Jim McMahon

Every time in this century we've lowered the tax rates across the board,
on employment, on saving, investment and risk-taking in this economy,
revenues went up, not down.
- Jack Kemp

 

Of course risk-taking does not always pay off,
but it's a lot of fun!
- Mary Wesley

Sometimes you find that there is better material in
small and more independent movies.
There's more risk-taking.
- Nick Stahl

Playing roles that are intense and damaged has always
come more easily to me than doing comedies or lighter stuff -
that would be taking a huge risk for me.
- Sarah Polley

If you want to write the next great novel,
but you think, No, this won't work because no one will
buy it or it won't be any good,
then you talk yourself out of taking a risk.
- John Tesh

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

I've arrived at the place if I'm not taking a career risk,
I'm not happy.
If I'm scared, then I know I'm being challenged.
- Jim Carrey

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 we're going to do is redouble our efforts on financial regulatory reform,
because that has in it sensible things like say on pay,
so at least the shareholders are minding the store,
sensible things like saying, for heaven's sakes,
compensation should be focused on - on long term,
so that you don't have rewards for short-term risk-taking.
- Christina Romer

As costs mount, in lives and dollars,
it is natural to second guess, but one lesson I hope
we have learned is that the U.S.
cannot go it alone in a policy that leaves American
troops taking all the risk and American taxpayers paying all of the costs.
- John Spratt

I praise CBS for taking a risk, which is always the
price you pay for opportunity.
This is not standard movie of the week storytelling.
I think movies of the week have fallen into a niche and that isn't my niche.
- Tom Selleck

And the American people are the greatest people in the world.
What makes America the greatest nation in the world
is the heart of the American people:
hardworking,
innovative, risk-taking, God- loving,
family-oriented American people.
- Mitt Romney

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

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

If you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

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

The risk of a wrong decision is preferable
to the terror of indecision.
- Maimonides

Be avid.
Create apart from perfection.
Risk failure.
Cover your words with sweat.
Run a little
Touch excruciatingly.
Laugh until you cry.
Dance with your eyes closed.
Care.
Understand you die a little in every moment.
Be Enlivened
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Friendship must dare to risk, or it's not friendship.
- Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation

Children are curious and are risk takers.
They have lots of courage.
They venture out into a world
that is immense and dangerous.
A child initially trusts life
and the processes of life.
- John Bradshaw

The length of this document defends it well
against the risk of its being read.
- Winston Churchill

There are one hundred men seeking security to one able
man who is willing to risk his fortune.
- J. Paul Getty

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud
was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
- Anais Nin

Whales only get harpooned when they come to the surface,
and turtles can only move forward when they stick their neck out,
but investors face risk no matter what they do.
- Charles A. Jaffe

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

This report, by its very length, defends itself
against the risk of being read.
- Winston Churchill

Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply,
to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life,
to be needed.
- Storm Jameson

Security is not the meaning of my life.
Great opportunities are worth the risk.
- Shirley Hufstedler

In the end it is worse to suppress dissent than to run the risk of heresy.
- Learned Hand

Dare to risk public criticism.
- Mary Kay Ash

A leader who confines his role to his people's experience
dooms himself to stagnation;
a leader who outstrips his people's experience runs
the risk of not being understood.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Such lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking,
excessive alcohol consumption, little physical activity
and low dietary calcium intake are risk factors for
osteoporosis as well as for many other non-communicable diseases.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

The innocence that feels no risk and is taught no caution,
is more vulnerable than guilt, and oftener assailed.
- Nathaniel Parker Willis

Fluorine has a protecting action against caries,
but this is a local effect.
If you drink it, you are running the risk of all kinds of toxic actions.
- Arvid Carlsson

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

With slight risk of exaggeration you could say that
he walked almost every mile of the Indian land.
- Satish Kumar

Involvement in the arts engages kids in their community,
improves self-esteem, reclaims at-risk youth,
and builds the creative skills that are required of
a 21st century workforce.
- Gavin Newsom

We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue,
at our peril, risk and hazard.
- Voltaire

Only a few act - the rest of us reap the benefits of their risk.
- Wynton Marsalis

Washington, D.C., has a much greater risk than Manchester,
N.H.
They both need some level of funding,
but they ought not to be done per capita.
Congress is to blame for some of this.
- Warren Rudman

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

The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions,
the mobility and flow of risk capital...
the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital,
and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy.
- John F. Kennedy

I'm fascinated by how Hollywood has changed since I started.
Today it's about immediate delivery.
There's less risk and less art.
- Diane Lane

He who climbs a cliff may die on the cliff,
so what? Always a risk-taker by nature,
now I became one by intent.
- Ruth Park

The only risk of failure is promotion.
- Scott Adams

I found myself getting more publicly shy when the gala
events and big crowds started.
Some people embrace it.
To me, it's not worth enough to risk my private life being public.
- Matt Damon

I have been surrounded by some of the smartest,
brightest, most caring lawyers, by agents who are willing
to risk their lives for others,
by support staff that are willing to work as hard as they can.
- Janet Reno

I do think that our freedoms are at risk.
- Clarence Thomas

It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds,
though he risk everything.
- Plutarch

There's something liberating about not pretending.
Dare to embarrass yourself.
Risk.
- Drew Barrymore

One of the reasons people stop learning is that they
become less and less willing to risk failure.
- John W. Gardner

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

Today, the technology is there to give early and normally
ample warning when a powerful tornado approaches.
When a tornado strikes, all of us are at risk.
- Spencer Bachus

Their films would probably be better if they'd seen a few more films,
which runs counter to this idiotic theory that you
run the risk of being influenced if you see too much.
- Jacques Rivette

My life has ever been devoted to her service from my youth up,
though never before in a cause like this -
a cause for which I would most cheerfully risk and lay down my life.
- David Wooster

When the public's right to know is threatened,
and when the rights of free speech and free press are at risk,
all of the other liberties we hold dear are endangered.
- Christopher Dodd

In the old days, people used to risk their lives in
India or in the Americas in order to bring back products
which now seem to us to have been of comically little worth.
- Levi Strauss

Finally Germany's attack on Russia seemed to confirm
that Russia was not shirking and was prepared to carry
out a foreign policy with the risk of war with Germany.
- Klaus Fuchs

To win you have to risk loss.
- Jean-Claude Killy

The impact of climate change is a tremendous risk to
the security and well-being of our countries.
- Nancy Pelosi

To me, life, for all its privations,
is a luminous thing.
You have to risk it.
- Jeanette Winterson

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

If he have faith, the believer cannot be restrained.
He betrays himself.
He breaks out.
He confesses and teaches this gospel to the people
at the risk of life itself.
- Martin Luther

Everything is sweetened by risk.
- Alexander Smith


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