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Do one thing every day that scares you.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out.
Theodore Roosevelt

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the
ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade
winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Mark Twain

If you do not enter the tiger's den, how can you get his cub?
Chinese proverb

I have no problem living with risk in my life. It's what separates the men from the boys.
Jordan Belfort

Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.
Warren Buffet

Why not go out on a limb? That's where the fruit is.
Will Rogers

Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the
risk of doing nothing.
Denis Waitley

No risk, no gain.
English proverb

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

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.
African proverb

Move fast. Take risks. It's ok to try big things. You're better off trying something and having
it not work and then learning from that than having not done anything at all.
Mark Zuckerberg

I believe that one of life's greatest risks is never daring to risk.
Oprah Winfrey

You wanna become a risk-taker. You wanna raise the bar on yourself. Most people won't do
that. See most people engage in low-life living, low-risk living. This God said, "If you're not
willing to risk, you cannot grow." And if you cannot grow, you cannot become your best. And
if you cannot become your best, you can't be happy. And if you can't be happy, then what
else is there?
Les Brown

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

He who does not risk, will never drink champagne.
Russian proverb

Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
Dalai Lama

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

There can be no great accomplishment without risk.
Neil Armstrong

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

People who refuse to take risks live with a feeling of dread that is far more severe than what
they would feel if they took the risks necessary to make them less helpless - only they don't
know it!
Susan Jeffers

Just to be, to take a risk and enjoy your life, is all that matters.
Don Miguel Ruiz

Risk, to me, is the potential for an irreversible, negative outcome.
Tim Ferriss

It is only by being bold that you get anywhere. If you are a risk-taker, then the art is to
protect the downside.
Richard Branson

Risk is the price you pay for opportunity.
Blue Bloods, 2010

Go out on a limb. That's where the fuit is.
Jimmy Carter

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

All courses of action are risky, so prudence is not in avoiding danger, but calculating risk and
acting decisively. Make mistakes of ambition and not mistakes of sloth. Develop the strength
to do bold things, not the strength to suffer.
Niccolo Machiavelli

You have to be careful about being too careful.
Beryl Pfizer

People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do
take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
Peter F. Drucker

The truth is that, while you can't quantify reward, you can quantify risk.
Larry Hite

It's necessary to take risks, and to follow certain paths whilst abandoning others. No one is
able to choose without fear.
Paulo Coelho

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