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50 Awesome Quotes on Risk Taking

50 Awesome Quotes on Risk Taking


“1. “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” — Goethe

2. “Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” — Helen Keller

5. “What you have to do and the way you have to do it is incredibly simple. Whether you are willing to do it is another matter.” — Peter Drucker

6. “Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” — Jimmy Carter

9. “If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.” — Mario Andretti

13. “Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.” — Billy Wilder

14. “The dangers of life are infinite, and among them is safety.” — Goethe

17. “Test fast, fail fast, adjust fast.” — Tom Peters

18. “Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

19. “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

22. “Pearls don’t lie on the seashore. If you want one, you must dive for it.” — Chinese proverb

23. “Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome.” — Samuel Johnson

24. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” — Anais Nin

25. “Are you placing enough interesting, freakish, long shot, weirdo bets?” — Tom Peters

29. “Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called ‘sure-thing-taking.'” — Jim McMahon

30. “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 Drucker

33. “Progress always involves risks. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.” — Frederick Wilcox

40. “If you risk nothing, then you risk everything.” — Geena Davis

42. “Remember, a dead fish can float down a stream, but it takes a live one to swim upstream.” — W.C. Fields

43. “Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.” — Anonymous

50. “I’ll play it first, and tell you what it is later.” — Miles Davis”


Take calculated risks.  The biggest risk is taking no risks at all.



Posted on: November 29, 2012, 6:43 am Category: Uncategorized