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John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy

There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long - range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson

Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.

Ray Kroc

Ray Kroc

If you're not a risk taker, you should get out of business.

Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt

No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause.

T.S. Eliot

T.S. Eliot

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

T.S. Eliot

T.S. Eliot

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

Holbrook Jackson

Holbrook Jackson

When in doubt, risk it.

J. Paul Getty

J. Paul Getty

There are 100 men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.

 Goethe

Goethe

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

 Helen Keller

Helen Keller

Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

 Seneca

Seneca

It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult.

 T.S. Eliot

T.S. Eliot

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far it is possible to go.

 Peter Drucker

Peter Drucker

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.

 Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

Go out on a limb. That's where the fruit is.

 Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.

 Karl Wallenda

Karl Wallenda

Life is being on the wire, everything else is just waiting.

 Mario Andretti

Mario Andretti

If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.

 David Lloyd George

David Lloyd George

Don't be afraid to take a big step. You can't cross a chasm in two small jumps.

 William James

William James

It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all.

 Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt

Do one thing every day that scares you.

 Billy Wilder

Billy Wilder

Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's.

 Goethe

Goethe

The dangers of life are infinite, and among them is safety.

 Miles Davis

Miles Davis

Do not fear mistakes. There are none.

 Cardinal Newman

Cardinal Newman

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.

 Tom Peters

Tom Peters

Test fast, fail fast, adjust fast.

 H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.

 Mark Twain

Mark Twain

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.

 Zen Saying

Zen Saying

Leap and the net will appear.

 William Jennings Bryan

William Jennings Bryan

The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

 Chinese proverb

Chinese proverb

Pearls don't lie on the seashore. If you want one, you must dive for it.

 Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson

Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome.

 Anais Nin

Anais Nin

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

 Tom Peters

Tom Peters

Are you placing enough interesting, freakish, long shot, weirdo bets?

 General George Patton

General George Patton

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

 Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan

I can accept failure. Everybody fails at something. But I can't accept not trying. Fear is an illusion.

 Anonymous

Anonymous

Opportunity dances with those on the dance floor.

 Jim McMahon

Jim McMahon

Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called 'sure-thing-taking.'

 Peter Drucker

Peter Drucker

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.

 Mark Twain

Mark Twain

Necessity is the mother of taking chances.

 Charles Kettering

Charles Kettering

99 percent of success is built on failure.

 Frederick Wilcox

Frederick Wilcox

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

 Robert Schuller

Robert Schuller

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?

 Mignon McLaughlin

Mignon McLaughlin

Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.

 John Barrymore

John Barrymore

You can only be as good as you dare to be bad.

 Billie Armstrong

Billie Armstrong

Anything that is successful is a series of mistakes.

 Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson

Give me the young man who has brains enough to make a fool of himself.

 Rear Admiral Grace Hopper

Rear Admiral Grace Hopper

If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it. It's much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.

 Geena Davis

Geena Davis

If you risk nothing, then you risk everything.

 Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.

 W.C. Fields

W.C. Fields

Remember, a dead fish can float down a stream, but it takes a live one to swim upstream.

 Anonymous

Anonymous

Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.

 Soren Kierkegaard

Soren Kierkegaard

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.

 Wayne Gretzky

Wayne Gretzky

You'll always miss 100% of the shots you don't take.

 Andre Gide

Andre Gide

It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves.

 Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.

 Andre Gide

Andre Gide

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

 Latin Proverb

Latin Proverb

Danger can never be overcome without taking risks.

 Miles Davis

Miles Davis

I'll play it first, and tell you what it is later.