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Risking Quotes

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Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

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I postpone death by living, by suffering,
by error, by risking, by giving, by loving.
- Anais Nin

If indeed this is the work of God...
then it's a crisis that calls for the church to be its very best self,
and not worry about risking itself for the right thing.
- Gene Robinson

There is nothing nobler than risking your life for your country.
- Nick Lampson

 

Emigration is no longer a solution; it's a defeat.
People are risking death, drowning every day,
but they're knocking on doors that are not open.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die.
Risking it through not pushing hard enough is not a humility.
- Paul Keating

Sometimes there are things worth risking your life for.
It was Jesus who said if you want to save your life,
you have to lose it.
- Gene Robinson

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And we are grateful to the American young men and women
who are risking their lives to give the Iraqi people this chance,
this dream of democracy in Iraq now.
- Ahmed Chalabi

I'm so proud of Maryland's firefighters,
risking their lives to protect others,
but we need to protect our protectors with the best
equipment training and resources.
- Barbara Mikulski

Constantly risking absurdity and death whenever he
performs above the heads of his audience,
the poet, like an acrobat, climbs on rhyme to a high wire of his own making.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

There are two types of courage involved with what I did.
When it comes to picking up a rifle,
millions of people are capable of doing that,
as we see in Iraq or Vietnam.
But when it comes to risking their careers,
or risking being invited to lunch by the establishment,
it turns out that's remarkably rare.
- Daniel Ellsberg

In fact, it struck me when we invaded last year that
if we did it without European and East Asian support,
we were risking losing our alliance in Europe in exchange for Iraq,
and that is a very undesirable exchange.
- William Odom

No matter what you think about the Iraq war,
there is one thing we can all agree on for the next days -
we have to salute the courage and bravery of those
who are risking their lives to vote and those brave
Iraqi and American soldiers fighting to protect their right to vote.
- Hillary Clinton

We ought to affirm the fact that hundreds of thousands
if not millions of Iranians are risking their liberty
and even perhaps their lives to take a stand for the
values upon which we have really founded this nation.
- Mike Pence

To me this movie is about what is valuable.
To one person it might be a stone; to someone else,
a story in a magazine; to another, it is a child.
The juxtaposition of one man obsessed with finding
a valuable diamond with another man risking his life
to find his son is the beating heart of this film.
- Edward Zwick

If I am outspoken of the dangers of intemperance to
members of our armed forces,
it is because we are all especially concerned for the
welfare of those who are risking their lives in the cause of freedom.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Risk means everything from being honest about your faith,
to moving, to quitting a job that's paying you a fortune
but it's not what's in your heart.
Risking things is one of the biggest fears we have.
- John Tesh

It is only by risking our persons from one hour to
another that we live at all.
And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified
result is the only thing that makes the result come true.
- William James

We shall be forced to attempt planned and directed
research employing hundreds of workers for many years,
and this cannot be done without risking the loss of
independence and originality.
This is a serious and fundamental obstacle but it may be overcome in two ways.
- John Desmond Bernal

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

For generations, America has served as a beacon of
hope and freedom for those outside her borders,
and as a land of limitless opportunity for those risking
everything to seek a better life.
Their talents and contributions have continued to enrich our country.
- Spencer Bachus

We're not afraid of risking what was our success yesterday
in order to explore some new field.
We're adventurous.
We like the challenge of unknown territory,
unknown artistic field, and that's what stimulates us.
- Guy Laliberte

While I do not hesitate to applaud certain aspects
of the resolution honoring the sacrifices of our courageous
soldiers who are risking their lives in Iraq,
I cannot be supportive of capitalizing on these very
sacrifices for political gain.
- Ed Pastor

It is not in giving life but in risking life that man
is raised above the animal;
that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity
not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills.
- Simone de Beauvoir

The film was made in 1973.
It was a golden time for people to experiment without risking,
for example, AIDS.
Today one has to be so much more careful and I don't
think a character like that could exist now.
- Sylvia Kristel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

You must take the risk to disclose yourself in order to become more real,
more human.
And even if the price is high.
- Isabelle Adjani

If my ego was out of whack and I believed I could carry anything off,
that would be a stupid risk.
But so far there's been no reason not to try anything.
- Kathleen Turner

I really do believe that if you don't challenge yourself and risk failing,
that it's not interesting.
- Julie Taymor

You got to risk something to be able to give something,
you know?
- Joshua Homme

I think we risk becoming the best informed society
that has ever died of ignorance.
- Ruben Blades

Having come to live in this age is as though one were
to have entered another country.
Learn its language or risk being left out.
- Theodore Bikel

There is no doubt that Formula 1 has the best risk
management of any sport and any industry in the world.
- Jackie Stewart

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

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

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

The risk from viruses is an unanswered question -
and it won't be answered until you have had organs
transplanted into humans over many years.
- Ian Smith

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

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

The risk of racial prejudice infecting a capital sentencing
proceeding is especially serious in light of the complete
finality of the death sentence.
- Byron White

When you remove the risk, you remove the challenge.
When you remove the challenge, you wither on the vine.
- Alex Lowe

Nearly 100,000 sex offenders remain unregistered,
and are moving freely about the country;
the risk that they may strike again grows every day.
- Bob Ney

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

If you're not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.
- Ray Kroc

Risk more than others think safe.
- Howard Schultz

A little learning is a dangerous thing,
but we must take that risk because a little is as much
as our biggest heads can hold.
- George Bernard Shaw

I'm brave to say that I won't take this sort of risk.
- Alain Prost

Laboratories can reduce risk by implementing a proven
and internationally accepted quality assurance technology
that is applicable across the globe.
- Richard Curtis

As population susceptibilities are better understood,
we will be in a better position than we are in today
to make informed decisions about risk management.
- Samuel Wilson

It's better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong
than to agonize at length and be right too late.
- Marilyn Moats Kennedy

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

If you risk nothing, then you risk everything.
- Geena Davis

I think that we have to be constantly asking ourselves,
'How do we calculate the risk?' And sometimes we don't calculate it correctly;
we either overstate it or understate it.
- Hillary Clinton

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


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