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Famous Risk Quotes

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A list of the best risk quotes and sayings about risk, including the names of each speaker or author. This list is arranged by the most famous risk quotes or those best known as top quotes relevant to risk. The famous lines about risk are ranked by popularity with information regarding where the famous risk quote was originally heard, performed or written. The authors of these historic risk quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other great quotes from that same writer.

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This list answers the questions "what is a list of quotes about risk?" and "what are the best quotes about risk?"

This list includes notable risk quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest risk quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite risk sayings get to the bottom of the list. (100 items)

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    He who stays in the valley will never see over the hill.

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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

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    You can't steal second base with your foot on first.

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    The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all. Jawaharlal Nehru

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    Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

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    Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. Theodore Roosevelt

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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

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    There are risks and costs to a program of action, but they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction. John F. Kennedy

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    "Arrows are cheap; you’re expensive." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    Run for daylight. Vince Lombardi

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    Do not yield to misfortunes, but advance more boldly to meet them, as your fortune permits you. Virgil

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    People that are orthodox when they are young are in danger of being middle-aged all their lives. Walter Lippmann

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    During the first period of a man's life, the danger is not to take the risk. Søren Kierkegaard

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    It was a bold person that first ate an oyster. Jonathan Swift

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    Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Helen Keller

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    Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing. Helen Keller

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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

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    Dare to be wise.

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    The path is smooth that leadeth on to danger. William Shakespeare

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    If you want to launch big ships you have to go where the water is deep.

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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

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

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    Edged tools are dangerous things to handle, and not infrequently do much hurt. Agnes Repplier

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    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.

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    Take calculated risks. This is quite different from being rash. George S. Patton

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    Daring is not safe against daring men. Ovid

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    And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more. Erica Jong

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    Every time we've moved ahead in IBM, it was because someone was willing to take a chance, put his head on the block, and try something new. Thomas J. Watson

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    It is easy to be brave when far away from danger. Aesop

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    Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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    It is playing safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity. Dag Hammarskjöld

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    Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance. Calvin Coolidge

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    To win without risk is to triumph without glory. Pierre Corneille

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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 D. Eisenhower

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    It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. William James

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    Two roads diverge in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. Robert Frost

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    “Something is going on everywhere, most of which no one understands.” Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    Haste breeds error; error breeds woe. Janet Morris

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    Most successful people are people who take risks--calculated risks--but nevertheless, risks.

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    Listen close and you can hear, “Please, bless us and forgive us, and make us good here and strong here. Let us get along here. Let those we love and left behind be blessed. Let us find the proper path and keep to it. Help us act harmoniously, and find work pleasing in the sight of god and man.” Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    "You're talent, and we're the talent scouts." Janet Morris

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    "The only unfair fight is the one you lose." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    He who dares nothing need hope for nothing.

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    War seared its specter into your memory. Doubled the beat of your heart. Humbled you because it would take you if it could. Living had become very important, the only thing that mattered. Chris Morris

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    Some nights, valor and cold purpose aren't enough. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    Don't be afraid to go out on a limb. That's where the fruit is.

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