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50 Awesome Quotes on Risk Taking

Cool post over at Bloging Innovation:

50 Awesome Quotes on Risk Taking

My favourites are:

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

4. “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far it is possible to go.” – T.S. Eliot

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

10. “Don’t be afraid to take a big step. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.” – David Lloyd George

12. “Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

16. “A man would do nothing, if he waited until he could do it so well that no one would find fault with what he has done.” – Cardinal Newman

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

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

27. “I can accept failure. Everybody fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying. Fear is an illusion.” – Michael Jordan

28. “Opportunity dances with those on the dance floor.” – Anonymous

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

34. “What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?” – Robert Schuller

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

45. “You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky

49. “Danger can never be overcome without taking risks.” – Latin Proverb

I need to make this a poster for my wallpaper.


Posted on: June 23, 2010, 8:53 am Category: Uncategorized

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