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Taking A Risk Quotes


"The ultimate risk is not taking a risk." - James Goldsmith

"Being a star requires risk-taking shoes." - Sarah Dessen

"To quit taking risks is a serious risk!" - Donald Keough

"Not taking a risk is a risk. That's how I see it." - Robert Redford

"Disruption is about risk-taking. But then you become a Fortune 500 company, which is about risk mitigation" - Steve Case

"The biggest risk is not taking any risk... In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks." - Mark Zuckerberg

"To Jim Duggan, taking a shower is a high risk maneuver." - Bobby Heenan

"Writing a novel that crosses genres is a risk, but one well worth taking." - Chet Williamson

"But it's always taking a risk, when you ... kiss someone new." - Scott Westerfeld

"Success comes from delegating, risk-taking and having a good TEAM!" - Richard Branson

"'Taking charge of one's life' involves risk, because it means confronting a diversity of open possibilities." - Anthony Giddens

"I don't believe in taking unnecessary risks, but a life without risk isn't worth living." - Charles Lindbergh

"A risk is something that feels risky to the person who's taking it." - John D'Agata

"For early employees you want people that have somewhat of a risk-taking attitude." - Sam Altman

"I don't want someone taking half a sentence or paraphrasing me... Just too much risk." - Jason Calacanis

"I think risk-taking is a great adventure. And life should be full of adventures." - Herbie Hancock

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

"The biggest risk is not taking any risk." - Mark Zuckerberg

"You can't lead without taking risk." - Andy Stanley

"There is no knowledge without risk taking." - Terence Mckenna

"Risk-taking is the essence of innovation." - Herman Kahn

"Market risk is like taking a plunge into a cool pool ... a lot of people are finding out right now what their risk tolerance is." - William J. Bernstein

"I think dads let babies take more of a risk, maybe bounce off a bed more or jump off a couch or do more risk-taking things." - Al Roker

"The thing about taking risks is, if it's really a risk, you really can fail. It's only a pretend risk if you really can't fail." - Connie Britton

"The thing about taking risks is, if it's really a risk, you really can fail. It's only a pretend risk if you really ca' fail." - Connie Britton

"Large companies and government agencies have a lot to protect and therefore are not willing to take big risks. A large company taking a risk can threaten its stock price. A government agency taking a risk can threaten congressional investigation." - Peter Diamandis

"Every risk is worth taking as long as it's for a good cause, and contributes to a good life." - Richard Branson

"I'm a writer and I also do a lot of professional speaking on risk taking and creativity as well." - William Gurstelle

"I have always felt better taking a risk than an easier route for what I believe in." - Ernst Haas

"There has always been a part of me that saw wilderness and risk-taking as the path to freedom." - Sam Keen

"If you ask me, taking on risk and being more daring is a real important part of creativity." - Deborah Meier

"I don't feel like myself without the red lip. I feel like I'm taking a risk or something without it." - Rita Ora

"We're in the business not so much of being contrarians deliberately, but rather we like to take perceived risk instead of actual risk. And what I mean by that is that you get paid for taking a risk that people think is risky, you particularly don't get paid for taking actual risk." - Wilbur Ross

"Every time a bank lends money on a mortgage they're taking risk: Liquidity risk - what if the depositor wants their money back before the borrower repays it? Credit risk - will the person be able to pay it back? Interest rate risk - what will happen to interest rates over the life of the mortgage? Market risk - will the property maintain its value?" - Bob Diamond

"The biggest risk of all is not taking one." - Mellody Hobson

"True entrepreneurshi p comes only from risk-taking." - Dhirubhai Ambani

"I'm always attracted to bold, risk-taking scripts." - Aidan Gillen

"Dependency is death to initiative, to risk-taking and opportunity." - Mitt Romney

"In today's rapidly changing world, the people who are not taking risk are the risk takers." - Robert Kiyosaki

"The most critical risk of all, is not taking the risk if means be dangerous." - Anthony Liccione

"Don't be afraid to take chances. The biggest risk is not taking any risk." - Nicky Hilton

"The only risk is not taking the risk. You've got to take that step." - Jaycie Phelps

"Basically if you study entrepreneurs, there is a misnomer: People think that entrepreneurs take risk, and they get rewarded because they take risk. In reality entrepreneurs do everything they can to minimize risk. They are not interested in taking risk. They want free lunches and they go after free lunches." - Mohnish Pabrai

"Loving someone is taking a constant risk with your emotions. When you find the right person,the one you know you want to be with, that person becomes worth the risk." - Monica Murphy

"I'm defining [presidential courage] pretty narrowly. It's not only taking a big political risk but it's also the risk that in the hindsight of history, people think it's wise." - Michael Beschloss

"It's a completely different thing, but there's so many things I learned from being an athlete that helped me in business. The only risk is not taking the risk. You've got to take that step." - Jaycie Phelps

"Courage is willingness to take the risk once you know the odds. Optimistic overconfidence means you are taking the risk because you don't know the odds. It's a big difference." - Daniel Kahneman

"Life is a risk." - Carmelo Anthony

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

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

"I think Little Nicky was a divergence from the films Adam Sandler was used to doing, and he was taking a risk. I admire him for doing that." - Kevin Nealon

"The dialogue between women is a rich field, but change does not come without a lot of reading, asking, listening, risk-taking and hard work." - Hazel Hawke

"Telling a joke is risk taking. Younger people are more insecure and not willing to put themselves on the line, so a quick one-liner is much safer." - Robert Orben

"No matter what your decisions are, no matter what your votes are, if youre not playing by the rules, youre taking a big risk." - Shelley Moore Capito

"After taking risk into account, do more managers than you'd see by chance outperform with persistence? Virtually every economist who studied this question answers with a resounding 'no.'" - Eugene Fama

"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

"When someone wants something then they should be aware that they are taking a risk. But this is precisely what makes life interesting." - Paulo Coelho

"I don't think about taking a risk. I think about how far can I go. How can I make myself. What are the risks I must create." - John Guare

"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

"I'm not saying that love always takes you to heaven. Your life can become a nightmare. But that said, it is worth taking the risk." - Paulo Coelho

"No matter what your decisions are, no matter what your votes are, if you're not playing by the rules, you're taking a big risk." - Shelley Moore Capito

"Companies are increasingly taking responsibility for the safety of the food they sell, rather than risk their brand on a large recall." - Andy Kennedy

"It might be scary because you're taking a risk, but at the end of the day you can say you tried." - Julianna Margulies

"Risk and failure is a part of our equation, and if you are seeing too little failure, you are actually probably not taking enough risks." - Peter Barris

"Personal style is about taking a risk, trying something unexpected, and having fun with fashion, but always being true to yourself." - Ralph Lauren

"It seems that not being religious is a form of risk-taking, consistent with other patterns of short-sighted behaviour in men." - Rodney Stark

"Writing is taking a risk, and it is actually fighting invisible and invincible enemies. They are over-confidence, stupidity, expectation and narcissism." - Andrea Hirata

"The opposite of Taking A Risk is of course Playing It Safe. You must admit though, Playing It Safe is a pretty dull way to live. On a score of one to ten as a Risk Taker where do you stand? Add a little spice to your life today and take a risk." - Bob Proctor

"Living is a risk," I snapped at him. "Every decision, every interaction, every step, every time you get out of bed in the morning, you take a risk. To survive is to know you're taking that risk and to not get out of bed clutching illusions of safety." - Maria V. Snyder

"Courage is not an ability one either possess or lacks. Courage is the willingness to engage in a risk-taking behavior regardless of whether the consequences are unknown or possibly adverse. We are capable of courageous behavior provided we are willing to engage in it. Given that life offers few guarantees, all living requires risk-taking." - Alfred Adler

"You don't get rewarded for taking risk; you get rewarded for buying cheap assets. And if the assets you bought got pushed up in price simply because they were risky, then you are not going to be rewarded for taking a risk; you are going to be punished for it." - Jeremy Grantham

"The risk of sudden death is miniscule, overstating this risk is not going to stop them from taking the drug." - Peter Jennings

"A risk is a risk because it's avoidable." - Erica Bauermeister

"I'm a risk manager, but I'm also a risk taker." - Anthony Scaramucci

"I think what I learned is that wealth comes not just from taking risk but from constantly taking risks." - Andy Kessler

"Everything involves a risk. No risk, no reward." - John Gokongwei

"Life is all about taking risk to get what you want." - Adam Lambert

"All growth, including political growth, is the result of risk-taking." - Jude Wanniski

"If you want risk taking, set an example yourself and reward and praise those that do." - Jack Welch

"Embrace error: Create an atmosphere in which prudent risk taking is strongly encouraged." - Warren G. Bennis

"Survival in the demand economy depends on and requires experimentation, risk taking, and trial and error." - Kevin Allen

"Business is all about risk taking and managing uncertainties and turbulence." - Gautam Adani

"We should ban banks from risk-taking because society is going to pay the price." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"There has to be an element of risk-taking for me in my work." - Sigmar Polke

"Even if you have money, access to MoCap technology, and strong choreographic and computer-animation abilities, don't try to make a film like this if you don't have a lot of patience, perseverance and a deep affinity for risk-taking." - Martine Epoque

"There are no guarantees. Not with love or with life. But we can't go through life never taking a risk... Put our hearts out there. Take a chance with a boy. We might end up hurt, we might not." - C.C. Hunter

"If you are going to have a risk-taking culture, you can't really look at every failure as a failure, you've got to be able to look at the failure as a learning opportunity." - Satya Nadella

"My mom started an air-freight company; my grandmother built a golf course. I have a certain degree of entrepreneurial risk-taking in my family history. Maybe that eventually rubbed off on me a little bit." - Brian Acton

"America has its roots in a tradition of risk-taking pioneers. In more conservative Europe, if you fail in business or actually end up going to jail for it, you're finished as a businessman for good." - Stelios Haji-Ioannou

"What I like most about change is that it's a synonym for 'hope'. If you're taking a risk, what you are really saying is, 'I believe in tomorrow and I will be the part of it." - Linda Ellerbee

"A risk-taking environment starts at the top of a corporation. If the CEO doesn't have this spirit, chances are you won't find it anywhere else in the organization." - Mary Kay Ash

"A life lesson for me is, how do you muster the courage to take on a new risk? Whether it's starting up a business or taking on a new project or expedition. I think the risks that we take are all relative to the risk-taker." - Anne Bancroft

"I chose to tell a personal story. When you tell a movie like this that's as emotionally charged as this is, it's a risk. As one of my great cinematic heroes, Francis Coppola, would say, "If you aren't taking the highest, greatest risk, then why are you a filmmaker?"" - Christian Bale

"A life lesson for me is, how do you muster the courage to take on a new risk? Whether it's starting up a business or taking on a new project or expedition. I think the risks that we take are all relative to the risk-taker." - Ann Bancroft

"There's something about seeing a guy's feelings written down, something about him taking that risk and committing that heart to paper, that means so much more than anything he could just say." - E. Lockhart

"Love is taking chances when every rational part of you screams, 'Don't risk it.' Because it's only when your heart has been ripped open that you get a chance to find the one person capable of making it whole." - Sabrina Jeffries

"If you're experiencing no anxiety or discomfort, the risk you're taking probably isn't worthy of you. The only risks that aren't a little scary are the ones you've outgrown." - Price Pritchett

"True love is taking the risk that it won't be a happily-ever-after. True love is joining hands with the man who loves you for who you are, and saying, "I'm not afraid to believe in you." - Cara Lockwood

"Love is taking chances when every rational part of you screams, "Do' risk it." Because it's only when your heart has been ripped open that you get a chance to find the one person capable of making it whole." - Sabrina Jeffries

"Retribution is tricky. . . . The insult isn't usually worth the risk of punishment. And eventually one learns that karma has a surprising way of taking care of these situations. All you have to do is sit back and watch." - Candace Bushnell

"Surfing is all about uncertainty. That feeling of taking a risk, that leap of faith every time I jump into the ocean, that paddle out among things unseen - all of these make surfing very special" - Shaun Tomson

"I'm a firm believer in taking risks in life, because you'll never get anywhere unless you do, and the more risk involved the greater the outcome - or the worse, but you never know so you've got to go for it." - Famke Janssen

"In the absence of a great dream pettiness prevails. Shred visions foster risk taking, courage and innovation. Keeping the end in mind creates the confidence to make decisions even in moments of crisis." - Peter Senge

"I'm in an unusual stage right now, because I haven't dated in so long. The sense of isolation turns it all into a bigger deal. Just taking the risk of opening that door is really hard for me right now." - Andie Macdowell

"After taking risk into account, do more managers than you"d see by chance outperform with persistence? Virtually every economist who studied this question answers with a resounding 'no.'" - Eugene Fama

"A hunter archer can also be out to shock by taking crazy shots. What makes his shots "crazy" is set by excessive risk, judged by hunting-archery standards, which would tend to draw agreement from knowledgeable observers." - Ernest Sosa

"Love's easy to learn. It's like taking a risk. You set your mind on it and refuse to be afraid, and in no time you feel terrifically exhilarated and all your inhibitions fly out of the window." - Dick Francis

"China has all the advantages in the world. But it doesn't have a history of free thinking, risk-taking pioneers - the kind of people the U.S. is built upon." - James Dyson

"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

"I'm a capitalist by conviction and profession. I believe the best economic system is one that rewards entrepreneurship and risk-taking, maximizes customer choice, uses markets to allocate scarce resources and minimizes the regulatory burden on business." - Gary Hamel

"That's the great thing about university: you've got people around you who are taking a risk and trying things out themselves. It gives you the confidence to try and take it to the next step, which was drama school." - Adam Rayner

"I'm not a risk-taker; that's probably why I write - because when you're easily bored, but you don't like taking risks, you end up doing it all in your head." - Catherine Jinks

"It's easier to aim to please and say what others want to hear than to form an opinion and fight for it, even if it means taking a risk or losing your job." - Robert Kiyosaki

"That's exactly what I'm driving at. 'Basterds' was interesting because it was, in a way, unfamiliar. I thought well, OK. Let's leave the comfort zone and just risk it. Why not? Because, exactly as you said, in a way, by taking that risk, I make up a little bit for my ignorance in the subject, or rather, the genre." - Christoph Waltz

"The collateralized debt obligation, the CDO, is a structure which allows you to more or less continuously choose how much risk you want to take in a whole batch of securities. And the reason why they got us into so much trouble is that it's hard to figure out how much risk you really are taking." - Robert F. Engle

"When health workers are infected at work, this puts other healthcare workers at risk, but also can be a risk to all other patients, understanding where the breach in these measures is occurring and taking the steps needed to fully implement infection prevention and control measures can put an end to these ... infections." - Keiji Fukuda

"I don't think I'm a risk-taker. I don't think any entrepreneur is. I think that's one of those myths of commerce. The new entrepreneur is more values-led: you do what looks risky to other people because that's what your convictions tell you to do. Other companies would say I'm taking risks, but that's my path - it doesn't feel like risk to me." - Anita Roddick

"There is always the risk in advocating for democracy that the first people to wake up might not be your team, but that is a risk worth taking. I would rather have citizens I don't agree with organized and active than an oligarchy of people that I agree with." - Naomi Wolf

"Taking on short term risk can involve switching jobs, joining new groups / associations in the area, launching a personal blog, running an experiment within your existing job. These are some practical ways to inject volatility into your life, and thus some risk." - Ben Casnocha

"Risk-taking, trust, and serendipity are key ingredients of joy. Without risk, nothing new ever happens. Without trust, fear creeps in. Without serendipity, there are no surprises." - Rita Gelman

"One can remain more sure-footed by taking small steps, but perhaps achieve greater speed by taking bigger steps. Of course, one also runs the risk of setting out in a completely erroneous direction. Surely the important thing isn't the length of our steps, but that the objective is clear." - Angela Merkel

"Sociopaths are not inhibited by the notion that it's wrong to be addicted, or wrong to buy illegal drugs. Also, drinking or taking drugs can be a lot of fun, and even if it's not, it can dull that painful boredom for a while. So can certain other things, like taking risks, and particularly if you take a risk-averse person and you can manipulate him or her into taking risks, that's really fun." - Martha Stout

"Risk is not a dirty word." - Walter Wriston

"What is necessary is never a risk." - Jean Francois Paul de Gondi

"Culture is worth a little risk," - Norman Mailer

"Don't 'take care', take a risk!" - Denis Waitley

"Culture is worth a little risk." - Norman Mailer

"What is necessary is never a risk." - Cardinal de Retz

"Criticism is a life without risk." - John Lahr

"Often you need to take some risk, but it must be a realistic risk, you can't take a crazy risk." - Sergei Bubka

"Taking away the risk from the financial sector and taking it on to the public shoulders is not the right approach." - Jeroen Dijsselbloem

"I have a perverse attraction to risk. Not physical risk but emotional, financial risk - anything than can't kill you immediately." - Scott Adams

"You must take risks, both with your own money or with borrowed money. Risk taking is essential to business growth." - J Paul Getty

"I fear the future I wish for my children is at risk, so I'm taking action. Please join me..." - Madonna Ciccone

"If you push through that feeling of being scared, that feeling of taking risk, really amazing things can happen." - Marissa Mayer

"Risk taking and the drive to pursue innovative ideas are the fuel that stokes the entrepreneurial spirit." - Daniel Goleman

"Promotion should not be more important than accomplishment, or avoiding instability more important than taking the right risk." - Peter Drucker

"We can choose who we bring into our lives. We can choose who will reinforce our risk taking." - Frances Moore Lappe

"Life is all about toiling and labor. But obviously I get great joy in confronting challenge and taking risk." - Sufjan Stevens

"I always think it's silly when people talk about works of culture taking risks. Because there's not any risk involved." - Daniel Handler

"It's all about risk-taking when you're making an album. Don't be scared to do weird things sometimes." - Vic Fuentes

"Be cautious and content with low positive returns in 2015. The time for risk taking has passed," - Bill Gross

"I'm lucky to have family around me. Otherwise, I'll be taking the risk of falling in love with myself." - Shakira

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

"So my message is in whichever realm, be it going into space or going into the deep sea, you have to balance the yin and yang of caution and boldness, risk aversion and risk taking, fear and fearlessness. No great accomplishment takes place, whether it be a movie or a deep ocean expedition, or a space mission, without a kind of dynamic equipoise between the two. Luck is not a factor. Hope is not a strategy. Fear is not an option." - James Cameron

"Using volatility as a measure of risk is nuts. Risk to us is 1) the risk of permanent loss of capital, or 2) the risk of inadequate return." - Charlie Munger

"The opposite of Taking A Risk is of course Playing It Safe The latter would probably be a reasonable way of life for seventy or eighty years if you had a contract to live for a thousand years. However, since you know that is out of the question, you must admit, Playing It Safe is a pretty dull way to live. Those who play it safe are generally not too exciting, in fact they would probably border on being very boring personalities. On a score of one to ten as a Risk Taker where do you stand? Add a little spice to your life today and take a risk." - Bob Proctor

"I think actors, at a certain point in their careers, decide they're either going to keep taking risks or take the exact same risk over and over again so that it's not a risk anymore. That's when I don't want to work with them. I think there are some actors who are just doing the exact same thing, and they will never shift from it." - Tom DiCillo

"America's got to look after America again. That means taking a realistic appraisal of who is actually at risk in this country, not whining feminists, or whinging Black Lives Matter activists, but gay people and women at risk from Islam. Also, so people in this country who have been treated badly, lied to and lied about. An honest appraisal of who actually needs government attention in this country. And when all of that is done, then we can think about interfering elsewhere again." - Milo Yiannopoulos



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