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

"Are you capable of risking your life for someone? Do it for Christ." - Pope John Paul Ii

"It is your life and it is worth risking everything to make it yours." - Oprah Winfrey

"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

"There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you want to keep on learning, you must keep on risking failure-all your life." - John W Gardner

"The biggest risk in life is not risking." - Robert Anthony

"No art ever came out of not risking your neck." - Eudora Welty

"If you polled the military in Afghanistan as to how many think we should be there or not, the numbers would probably be similar to what the U.S. population believes. That's not because they're watching the news. But, hey, they are out there risking their lives. No one likes to be criticized and it really sucks to be criticized when you're risking your life." - Michael Hastings

"If I had learned anything in my life about love, it was that they were tenous things that could end at any moment. Caution was essential-but not at the cost of risking your life" - Richelle Mead

"You risked your life, but what else have you ever risked? Have you risked disapproval? Have you ever risked economic security? Have you ever risked a belief? I see nothing particularly courageous about risking one's life. So you lose it, you go to your hero's heaven and everything is milk and honey 'til the end of time. Right? You get your reward and suffer no earthly consequences. That's not courage. Real courage is risking something that might force you to rethink your thoughts and suffer change and stretch consciousness. Real courage is risking one's cliches." - Tom Robbins

"Boxing is the magic of men in combat, the magic of will, and skill, and pain, and the risking of everything so you can respect yourself for the rest of your life." - F.X. Toole

"Journalism, for me, has always been a calling. There are things that must be exposed to the light, truths that must be uncovered, stories worth risking your life for." - Leslie Cockburn

"The most difficult idea to reconcile in war is the notion that anything is going to be solved by killing a stranger, or in risking your life for a cause anchored in some distant political arena." - Walter Dean Myers

"I am risking my life for my work, and half my reason has gone." - Vincent Van Gogh

"Risking one's life can be strangely liberating. That's what the sea counsels me." - Diane Wilson

"Your mother is risking a lot, because she believes in you." - Matthew Quick

"It's not about failure; it's about trying something and risking something for attaining your goal" - Carol Alt

"It's not about failure; it's about trying something and risking something for attaining your goal." - Carol Alt

"Well we always need brave, capable young men and women who can run a tactical operation and take risks on the battlefield but you should know when we need you to go in there, that if there's any other way to do it, that we could do this without risking your life, we wouldn't ask you to risk your life." - Wesley Clark

"Living is risking." - Jeanne Moreau

"A writer should always bravely face life, risking death and mutilation in order to dethrone an emperor." - Mo Yan

"In life, it's between choosing risk and striving for greatness, or risking nothing and being certain of mediocrity" - Keith Ferrazzi

"It's about risking everything. Putting your heart on the line, even when you don't know what's going to happen. It's risking having the person you love rip it out and stomp all over it in public." - Susan Mallery

"I love you, Minerva. I love that you believe in me no matter what. I love how you take whatever you see and distill it into your books. I love your clever mind and your generous heart and every inch of your beautiful body. I love you even when you give me heart failure, by risking your life before my very eyes." He smiled tenderly. "I only hope in time I can prove worthy of your love." - Sabrina Jeffries

"In the second half of life, the questions become: 'Who, apart from the roles you play, are you? What does the soul ask of you? Do you have the wherewithal to shift course, to deconstruct your painfully achieved identity, risking failure, marginalization and loss of collective approval?' No small task." - James Hollis

"We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you want to keep on learning, you must keep on risking failure-all your life." - John W Gardner

"We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you want to keep on learning, you must keep on risking failure all your life." - John W Gardner

"Our lives are pretty calm. Merging on the freeway in the closest you get to risking your life. So what's missing now is that primal emotion of being scared to death, and I think that's why people crave thrills like roller coasters or scary movies. They give you the chance to feel this very primal emotion in a very controlled environment." - Oren Peli

"A sportswriter's life means never sitting with your wife or family at the games. Still working after everyone has gone to the party... Digging beneath a coach's lies, not to forget those of athletic directors and general managers and owners of pro teams. Keeping a confidence. Risking it." - Dan Jenkins

"Chris (Anderson) is risking his life with every chord, that's how much it means to him. He has such a reverence for beauty, he plays like an angel." - Charlie Haden

"I sometimes wish I were suffering in a good cause, or risking my life for the good of others, instead of just being a gravely endangered patient." - Christopher Hitchens

"I'm not the person I once was. I have Thorn now, and... I'm not fighting for myself anymore....It makes a difference....I used to think you were a fool to keep risking your life as you have...I know better now. I understand...why. I understand...' His [Murtagh] eyes widened and his grimace relaxed, as if his pain was forgotten, and an inner light seemed to illuminate his features. 'I understand-we understand." - Christopher Paolini

"I was the first critic ever to win a Tony - for co-authoring 'Elaine Stritch at Liberty.' Criticism is a life without risk; the critic is risking his opinion, the maker is risking his life. It's a humbling thought but important for the critic to keep it in mind - a thought he can only know if he's made something himself." - John Lahr

"Men, you are about to embark on a great crusade to stamp out runaway decency in the west. Now you men will only be risking your lives, whilst I will be risking an almost certain Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor." - Harvey Korman

"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

"How can you go out on a limb if you do not know your own tree? No art ever came out of not risking your neck. And risk-experiment-is a considerable part of the joy of doing." - Eudora Welty

"I firmly believe that you can't get a good movie without risking a bad movie. A good adaptation of your book is worth it because it is such a wonderful experience to see your world translated onto the screen." - Cassandra Clare

"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

"But was it wrong to put yourself first? That's called survival, right? If you're running for your life, you do' get the luxury of being nice. They were going to learn that. It's fine to wave the pompoms for teamwork-all for one and one for all-but when push came to shove, these guys would' be risking their lives for Chloe, maybe not even for each other. I was sure of it. Once things got worse, it would be every kid for himself. It always is." - Kelley Armstrong

"But was it wrong to put yourself first? That's called survival, right? If you're running for your life, you don't get the luxury of being nice. They were going to learn that. It's fine to wave the pompoms for teamwork-all for one and one for all-but when push came to shove, these guys wouldn't be risking their lives for Chloe, maybe not even for each other. I was sure of it. Once things got worse, it would be every kid for himself. It always is." - Kelley Armstrong

"If you were a pure bolt of fire-cutting the skies I'd touch you-risking my life-not because I'm brave or strong, but because I'm fascinated by what the outcome would be." - Nikki Giovanni

"By choosing recovery and risking to be real, we set the healthy boundaries that say, "I am in charge of my recovery and my life, and no one else on this Earth is." - Charles L. Whitfield

"I am a soldier and accustomed to risking my life every day. I am full of the fire of youth; I cannot act with the restraint of an accomplished diplomat." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"For a while, I had this uncontrollable urge - this addiction to danger. Now I look back and I think, 'Gee, what an idiot. I was risking my life just for the sensation of it.'" - Steven Seagal

"On 'Into The Wild' I spent months risking my life and on 'Speed Racer' I spent 60 days acting in front of a green screen. No danger to my physical self, but I sure had to use my imagination." - Emile Hirsch

"There is no better education than your own failures, if you've the eyes to see. We must have the courage to fail. It's evidence that we're risking to be our best." - Tim Hansel

"Never risk more than 1% of total account equity on any one trade. By risking 1%, I am indifferent to any individual trade. Keeping your risk small and constant is absolutely critical." - Larry Hite

"You can't even stand without risking to fall." - Nick Vujicic

"We may anticipate a state of affairs in which two Great Powers will each be in a position to put an end to the civilization and life of the other, though not without risking its own. We may be likened to two scorpions in a bottle, each capable of killing the other, but only at the risk of his own life." - J Robert Oppenheimer

"It is solely by risking life that freedom is obtained; . . . the individual who has not staked his or her life may, no doubt, be recognized as a Person; but he or she has not attained the truth of this recognition as an independent self-consciousness." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"Be brave enough to live creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You cannot get there by bus, only by hard work, risking and by not quite knowing what you are doing. What you will discover will be wonderful; yourself." - Alan Alda

"We're risking the future of the net. People are already losing their trust. Once you get burned once - somebody steals your credit card, or makes a purchase on your account - people tend to stay away from online commerce and from trusting online services." - Mikko Hypponen

"The modern American tourist now fills his experience with pseudo-events. He has come to expect both more strangeness and more familiarity than the world naturally offers. He has come to believe that he can have a lifetime of adventure in two weeks and all the thrills of risking his life without any real risk at all." - Daniel J Boorstin

"But how will I know who my Soulmate is?" Brida felt that this was one of the most important questions she had ever asked in her life. By taking risks" she said to Brida. " By risking failure, disappointment, disillusion, but never ceasing in you search for Love. As long as you keep looking, you will triumph in the end." - Paulo Coelho

"Only those who do not expect anything are never disappointed. Only those who never try, never fail. Anyone who is currently achieving anything in life is simultaneously risking failure. It is always better to fail in doing something than to excel in doing nothing. A flawed diamond is more valuable than a perfect brick. People who have no failures also have few victories." - John Landis Mason

"Sin must be called by its name. Communism is one of the most dangerous sins in the world today. Every gospel that does not denounce it is not the pure gospel. The Underground Church denounces it, risking liberty and life. The less have we to be silent in the West." - Richard Wurmbrand

"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

"But how will I know who my Soulmate is?" Brida felt that this was one of the most important questions she had ever asked in her life. By taking risks' she said to Brida. ' By risking failure, disappointment, disillusion, but never ceasing in you search for Love. As long as you keep looking, you will triumph in the end." - Paulo Coelho

"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

"In the name of Our Lord, Monsieur, do all you can to regain your health and take good care of it so that you can serve God and the poor for a longer time. This moderate care does not preclude the obligation we have of generously risking our lives when the salvation of our neighbor is concerned." - Vincent de Paul

"The thing that keeps you scrambling over the rocks, risking snakes, and swatting at the flies is the view. It is only your enjoyment of and commitment to what you see, not to what you rationally understand, that balances the otherwise absurd investment of labor." - Robert Adams

"there's a lot of dangerous sports. You know, my opinion, football is the most dangerous sport there is. After that I'll give it to probably boxing. Then there's some other extreme sports out there, motocross where you're really risking your neck every time you go out there and do it." - Jon Jones

"In England, your life is your life." - Eric Cantona

"Your life is your message." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Your Day Is Your Life" - John Spence

"Your life is your art." - Keri Smith

"Your life informs your writing." - Quintin Jardine

"One of the greatest things that ever taught me a super lesson was when I seen a baby come out of my woman's womb. The head and body - you know, a baby's born inside a woman's stomach, you know all that. But to watch this thing come out and fight for life, yo, and to see the woman's risking her life at the same time this thing is fighting for life, you know what I mean?" - RZA

"In the end it all comes down to this: you have a choice (or more accurately a rolling tangle of choices) between giving your work your best shot and risking that it will not make you happy, or not giving it your best shot - and thereby guaranteeing that it will not make you happy. It becomes a choice between certainty and uncertainty. And curiously, uncertainty is the comforting choice." - David Bayles

"Being a warrior does' mean winning or even succeeding. It means risking and failing and risking again, as long as you live." - Richard Strozzi-Heckler

"Being a warrior doesn't mean winning or even succeeding. It means risking and failing and risking again, as long as you live." - Richard Strozzi-Heckler

"Postpone not your life." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Don't miss your life." - Valerie Harper

"Hate poisons your life." - Robert Thurman

"I do' like being here with these people and animals. I'm going to retire, but remember, courage is doing what we know is dangerous. It's risking our safety for a chance at something better. Do' let your fears shape your reality because no matter how cautious you are, someone or something always sneaks in the back door to manifest that fear. Better to face it and defeat it than to let it attack you unawares. (Maxis)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"I don't like being here with these people and animals. I'm going to retire, but remember, courage is doing what we know is dangerous. It's risking our safety for a chance at something better. Don't let your fears shape your reality because no matter how cautious you are, someone or something always sneaks in the back door to manifest that fear. Better to face it and defeat it than to let it attack you unawares. (Maxis)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Listen to your being. It is continuously giving you hints; it is a still, small voice. It does not shout at you, that is true. And if you are a little silent you will start feeling your way. Be the person you are. Never try to be another, and you will become mature. Maturity is accepting the responsibility of being oneself, whatsoever the cost. Risking all to be oneself, that's what maturity is all about." - Rajneesh

"The climbing and soloing aren't worth dying for, but they are worth risking dying for." - Todd Skinner

"No objects of value are worth risking the priceless experience of waking up one more day." - Jack Smith

"In being vulnerable, we reach for our greatest need while risking our greatest pain." - Danny Silk

"Landlords grow rich in their sleep without working, risking or economising" - John Stuart Mill

"Risking the appearance of weakness takes strength. And the market knows it." - Seth Godin

"Indeed it may be only by risking the incoherence of identity that connection is possible." - Judith Butler

"Waiting for the implosion is risking to turn into Waiting for Godot." - Gianfranco Fini

"I firmly believe that you can't get a good movie without risking a bad movie." - Cassandra Clare

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

"As a society, we've become terrified of failure, but you can't grow without risking it." - Bear Grylls

"Granted, we may try to help our own family members because they share our DNA. Or help someone else in expectation that they will help us later. But when you look at what we admire as the most generous manifestations of altruism, they are not based on kin selection or reciprocity. An extreme example might be Oskar Schindler risking his life to save more than a thousand Jews from the gas chambers. That's the opposite of saving his genes." - Richard Dawkins

"Blow your life through your horn." - Arturo Sandoval

"Let your life be your argument." - Albert Schweitzer

"Change your thinking, change your life." - Ernest Holmes

"Your daughter is your child for life." - Marlene Dietrich

"Do your homework all of your life." - Muriel Siebert

"Medicine: "Your money and your life!" - Karl Kraus

"You live your life between your ears." - Bebe Moore Campbell

"Better lose your life than your soul..." - Louisa May Alcott

"I think your life informs your art." - Sheryl Crow

"Change your life by changing your thoughts." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"Live your life and forget your age." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Change your thoughts... charge your life." - Shawn Anderson

"Your gratitude attitude determines your life altitude." - Zig Ziglar

"Your whole life informs your eye." - Roger Deakins

"Follow your dreams, transform your life." - Paulo Coelho

"Changing your life means changing your past." - Neville Goddard

"Let your life be your message." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Make life your playground, not your battlefield." - Ormond McGill

"Beautify your breath - beautify your life." - Amit Ray

"Keep all your passions in your life." - Austin Kleon

"Love your life and live your spirit!" - Sonia Choquette

"What controls your attention, controls your life" - Darren Hardy

"Your agreement with reality defines your life." - Steve Maraboli

"To lengthen your life, shorten your meals." - Proverbs

"What consumes your mind controls your life." - Unknown

"Where your attention goes, your life goes." - Martha Beck

"Enjoy your food, enjoy your life." - Victoria Moran

"Live your life and forget your age." - Jean Paul

"It's your life, live it your way." - Bob Hoskins

"Make your life about something bigger than your life." - John Ortberg

"To change your life, you have to change your life." - Bob Proctor

"The way you see your life shapes your life." - Rick Warren

"Infuse your life with action..." - Bradley Whitford

"Only Once In Your Life" - Bob Marley

"Measure your life in love." - Jonathan Larson

"Say hello to your life." - Madonna Ciccone

"Self-pity shortens your life ..." - Joan Rivers

"You must change your life." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"Cancer changes your whole life." - Rachel Naomi Remen

"Children make your life important." - Erma Bombeck

"Success will ruin your life." - Tom Clancy

"Twitter... can ruin your life." - Rita Ora

"Control your life through insanity." - Cliff Burton

"Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life." - Tecumseh

"I wish you all good things. Live your life, live your life, live your life." - Maurice Sendak

"Do you think it's possible to change something in humanity, not risking? If someone tries to change something and is not risking, it probably means he's not changing anything." - Leoluca Orlando

"That is, many times we're not risking our own money, we're risking somebody else's money, or maybe that someone is going to back stop or downside, but we still get the upside." - Robert F. Engle

"Let your life be your music and let your music be your life." - Kevin Eubanks

"You know, your career is just your career; your life is your life!" - Sissy Spacek

"Let your dream devour your life, not your life devour your dream." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Don't let your age control your life... Let your life control your age." - Anthony D. Williams

"It's your decisions, not your conditions, which shape your life." - Tony Robbins

"Live your life, do your work, then take your hat." - Henry David Thoreau

"Love is everything it's cracked up to be. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for." - Erica Jong

"Essentially, not only do we believe in this myth of 'de-risking', but it has become the one overriding goal; de-risking above growth, de-risking above innovation, de-risking above everything else. And we've reached the point where the Fed is using $70 Billion a month to 'de-risk' a largely insolvent banking system. And this can only end badly. The idea that you can do capitalism without risk is ridiculous on its face." - Andreas Antonopoulos

"The airport bookstore did not sell books, only bestsellers, which Sita Dulip cannot read without risking a severe systemic reaction." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Fight for the only thing she knew was good enough, noble enough, powerful enough to be worth risking everything... Love." - Lauren Kate

"Little fish risking everything for a piece of godhood...and not knowing heaven from hell, even when they find it." - Vernor Vinge

"Love is everything it's cracked up to be. [...] ?It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for." - Erica Jong

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

"Waiting for the implosion [of the government of Romano Prodi] is risking to turn into Waiting for Godot." - Gianfranco Fini

"Exposing any subject that is unpleasant or controversial means risking judgment and making some people feel uncomfortable." - Carre Otis



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