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

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

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

"In life, if you don't risk anything, you risk everything." - John Spence

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

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

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

"There's no reward in life without risk." - Barry J. Farber

"There's no reward in life without risk." - Barry Farber

"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

"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

"Honesty before God requires the most fundamental risk of faith we can take: the risk that God is good, that God does love us unconditionally. It is in taking this risk that we rediscover our dignity. To bring the truth of ourselves, just as we are, to God, just as God is, is the most dignified thing we can do in this life." - Gerald May

"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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

"In some ways, risk-taking is the ultimate act of self-indulgence , an obscene insult to the preciousness of life. And yet, how can one dismiss something that persists despite every reasonable theory that it shouldn't?" - Sebastian Junger

"In some ways, risk-taking is the ultimate act of self-indulgence, an obscene insult to the preciousness of life. And yet, how can one dismiss something that persists despite every reasonable theory that it shouldn't?" - Sebastian Junger

"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

"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

"The greatest hazard in life is to risk NOTHING." - William Arthur Ward

"The greatest opportunities in life come with fear and risk." - Miley Cyrus

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

"In life you need to take a risk." - Stefano Gabbana

"Life is a risk." - Carmelo Anthony

"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

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

"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

"to love is to risk, not being loved in return. to hope is to risk pain. to try is to risk failure. but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in my life is to risk nothing." - Bob Marley

"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

"Taking a life, is not worth getting life in prison." - Anthony Liccione

"There's no safety in love. You risk the whole of life. But the great thing is to risk -to believe, and to risk everything for your belief." - Elizabeth von Arnim

"Most people wander through life, carelessly taking whatever risk crosses their paths without compensation, but never consciously accepting extra risk to pick up the money and other good things lying all around them." - Aaron C. Brown

"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'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

"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

"When I was 18 I worked with the Ringling Brothers circus, taking care of menagerie animals. I used to rather deliberately risk my life with the big cats." - Edward Hoagland

"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

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

"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

"To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risks must be taken, because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing." - Leo Buscaglia

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

"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

"Sometimes you have to risk life, in order to live, and gamble death, to sacrifice life." - Anthony Liccione

"I hope progressive ways of thinking will permeate the "mainstream" more and more in the coming years. Goddess knows we have endured a very long spell (thirty plus years) of regressive thinking and hyper conservativism dominating our culture and national discourse. It necessitates risk taking and rule breaking by people in all walks of life to swing that pendulum back though." - Ani Difranco

"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

"Justice is never advanced in the taking of human life." - Coretta Scott King

"In taking life for granted, we fail to notice it." - Stephen Batchelor

"Taking joy in life is a woman's best cosmetic." - Rosalind Russell

"You can't get anywhere in life without taking risks." - Esme Bianco

"Risk reduction for BRCA2 carriers includes taking tamoxifen. Removing ovaries prior to age 40 drops breast cancer risk in half. Ovarian cancer surveillance is unfortunately inadequate at early detection, but birth control pills reduce ovarian cancer incidence up to 60%." - Kristi Funk

"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

"A successful economy depends on the proliferation of the rich, on creating a large class of risk-taking men who are willing to shun the easy channels of a comfortable life in order to create new enterprise, win huge profits, and invest them again." - George Gilder

"I've been thinking a lot lately about taking chances, and how it's really just about overcoming your fears. Because the truth is, everytime you take a big risk in your life, no matter how it ends up, you're always glad you took it." - Dr John

"Action is about living fully. Inaction is the way that we deny life. Inaction is sitting in front of the television every day for years becuase you are afraid to be alive and to take the risk of expressing what you are. Expressing what you are is taking action." - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"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

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

"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

"Taking life seriously requires taking death seriously." - Studs Terkel

"Engaging in activities devoid of difficulty, lounging in risk-free zones, is life without great meaning." - Jon M. Huntsman Sr.

"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

"[C]ultivated risk-taking represents an 'experiment with trust' (in the sense of basic trust) which consequently has implications for an individual's self-identity. (...) In cultivated risk-taking, the encounter with danger and its resolution are bound up in the same activity, whereas in other consequential settings the payoff of chosen strategies may not be seen for years afterwards." - Anthony Giddens

"I think that I am willing to risk my life in order to have more freedom." - Penn Jillette

"To know what life is worth you have to risk it once in a while." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to save it." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"I'm afraid to live any place but in expectation. I'm no life-risk." - Leonard Cohen

"In this life, you have to risk big to win big." - Kimora Lee Simmons

"Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing." - Leo Buscaglia

"Nothing in life and nothing that we do is risk-free." - Ken Salazar

"The exposed nature of life in the public square affects leaders' attitudes toward risk - and failure." - Dee Dee Myers

"How in the world could you ever imagine a life of faith that does not require risk? Faith and risk are inseparable." - Erwin Mcmanus

"Everything in life is a risk! I mean, you walk out onto the street and it's a risk! Don't you think?" - Prince Royce

"The greatest risk in life is to risk nothing. The person who risks nothing, does nothing, has nothing, is nothing and becomes nothing." - Norman Vincent Peale

"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

"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

"The average American thinks billionaire investors are going to be right based on some talking head. They invest and they have no backup plan. Americans think these guys are giant risk-takers. The truth is they believe in taking as little risk as humanly possible, for the maximum amount of upside. They're looking for that spread of disproportionate risk-reward." - Tony Robbins

"To place your dreams before the crowd is to risk ridicule. To go forward in the face of overwhelming odds is to risk failure. But risks must be taken because the greatest hazard of life is to risk nothing." - Rene Carayol

"No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Those we most love cause us not only great joy but also great pain. LOVE is stronger than fear, life stronger than death, hope stronger than despair. We have to trust that the risk of loving is always worth taking." - Henri Nouwen

"Life experience is what defines our character, even if it means getting your heart broken or being lied to. You know, you need the downs to appreciate the ups. Going on the adventure or taking that risk is important." - Nev Schulman

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

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

"As a guiding principle, life shrinks and life expands in direct proportion to your willingness to assume risk." - Casey Neistat

"To laugh is to risk appearing a fool. To weep is to risk appearing sentimental. To reach out to another is to risk involvement. To expose feelings is to risk exposing your true self. To place your ideas and dreams before a crowd is to risk their loss. To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure. But risks must be taken, because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing." - William Arthur Ward

"Life has no romance without risk." - Sarah Doherty

"Life is the risk we cannot refuse." - Mason Cooley

"Love and life belongs to great risk." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Would you risk your life for love?" - Amy Plum

"What is life, but one long risk?" - Dorothy Canfield Fisher

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

"When in doubt, risk it" - Holbrook Jackson

"When in doubt, risk it." - Holbrook Jackson

"Being a good steward of your pain. . . . It involves being alive to your life. It involves taking the risk of being open, of reaching out, of keeping in touch with the pain as well as the joy of what happens because at no time more than at a painful time do we live out of the depths of who we are instead of out of the shallows." - Frederick Buechner

"I guess what I'm trying to say is I don't think you can measure life in terms of years. I think longevity doesn't necessarily have anything to do with happiness. I mean happiness comes from facing challenges and going out on a limb and taking risks. If you're not willing to take a risk for something you really care about, you might as well be dead." - Diane Frolov

"I guess what I'm trying to say is, I don't think you can measure life in terms of years. I think longevity doesn't necessarily have anything to do with happiness. I mean happiness comes from facing challenges and going out on a limb and taking risks. If you're not willing to take a risk for something you really care about, you might as well be dead." - Diane Frolov

"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

"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

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

"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

"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

"The best approach here if at all possible is to use supervisory and regulatory methods to restrain undue risk-taking and to make sure the system is resilient in case an asset price bubble bursts in the future." - Ben Bernanke

"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

"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

"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

"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

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

"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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

"In life, as in love, graceful leave-taking is the epitome of gratitude." - Yahia Lababidi

"THE GREATEST RISK IN LIFE IS TO WAIT FOR AND DEPEND UPON OTHERS FOR YOUR OWN SECURITY." - Denis Waitley

"To be present - really, truly present - in art and life requires empathizing with uncertainty and wrestling with risk." - Andy Greenwald

"The men who succeed best in public life are those who take the risk of standing by their own convictions." - James A Garfield

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

"Some things do' mix. Some things do' mix at all, but sometimes in life you have to take the risk." - Pat Conroy

"Some things don't mix. Some things don't mix at all, but sometimes in life you have to take the risk." - Pat Conroy

"This is the central illusion in life: that randomness is a risk, that it is a bad thing ..." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"There is little character or loveliness in the face of someone who has shunned risk, avoided suffering and rejected life" - Madeleine L'Engle

"Everything in life has some risk, and what you have to actually learn to do is how to navigate it." - Reid Hoffman

"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

"...Writings can be stolen, or changed, or used for evil purposes. But isn't the risk worth taking? The more people who share knowledge, the greater safeguard for it. Isn't there more danger in ignorance than knowledge?" - Lloyd Alexander

"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

"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

"Goals may cause systematic problems for organizations due to narrowed focus, unethical behavior, increased risk taking, decreased cooperation, and decreased intrinsic motivation. Use care when applying goals in your organization." - Daniel H Pink

"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

"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

"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



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