Favorite Quotations ~ Risk, 3 Apple iBook Notebook

"Risk is the salt and sugar of life." ~ Freya Stark

Going after anything worthwile in life entailed risk, of course. A man of ambition and courage didn't let that stop or delay him. A man accepted the dangers, the element of chance. If he didn't, he won nothing. ~ John Jakes, Homeland, p.194

I've got to take chances and get out there. What are you going to do, sit home and knit? I don't knit. ~ Cybill Shepherd

Unless you walk out into the unknown, the odds of making a profound difference in your life are pretty low. ~ Tom Peters

Yes, risk taking is inherently failure prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure thing taking. ~ Tim McMahon

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstances. ~ Bruce Barton

Progress always involves risks. You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first. ~ Frederick B. Wilcox

Finite to fail, but infinite to venture. ~ Emily Dickinson

A lot of people ask...why a man is willing to risk... Well, we've got to do it. We're going into an age of exploration that will be bigger than anything the world has ever seen... If a man faces up to the (unknown) and takes the dare of the future, he can have some control over his destiny. ~ John Glenn

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks. ~ Herodotus

If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul. ~ Drew Barrymore

Well, when you're trying to create things that are new, you have to be prepared to be on the edge of risk. ~ Michael Eisner

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