22 Quotes Regarding Risk

Prudence suspects that happiness is a bait set by risk.
Mason Cooley

In love, self-love is always at risk.
Mason Cooley

Wit puts politicians at risk.
Mason Cooley

Proverbial wisdom counsels against risk and change. But sitting ducks fare worst of all.
Mason Cooley

Life is the risk we cannot refuse.
Mason Cooley

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

In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart of defense.
Gaius Sallustius Crispus

We saw the risk we took in doing good,<
Robert Frost

Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.
Václav Havel

The married are those who have taken the terrible risk of intimacy and, having taken it, know life without intimacy to be impossible.
Carolyn Heilbrun

Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.
Ernest Hemingway

The man who knows it can’t be done counts the risk, not the reward.
Elbert Hubbard

Better risk loss of truth than chance of error.
William James

Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.
Katherine Mansfield

I choose to risk my significance to live so that which came to me as see goes to the next as blossom, and that which came to me as blossom goes on as fruit.
Dawna Markova

But boundless risk must pay for boundless gain.
William Morris

I think there’s a difference between a gamble and a calculated risk.
Edmund North

Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free.
Paul Tillich

You miss one hundred percent of the shots you never take!

The refusal to rest content, the willingness to risk excess on behalf of one’s obsessions, is what distinguishes artists from entertainers, and what makes some artists adventurers on behalf of us all. (on J.D. Salinger)
John Updike

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