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Creative people who can't help but explore other mental territories are at greater risk, just as someone who climbs a mountain is more at risk than someone who just walks along a village lane.
R. D. Laing
It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all.
William James
It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true.
William James
It's not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It's because we dare not venture that they are difficult.
Seneca
Necessity is the mother of "taking chances"
Mark Twain
No noble thing can be done without risks
Michel de Montaigne
One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum
Walter Scott
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
T.S. Eliot
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 F. Drucker
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton
Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gong - these are the features which constitute the
Winston Churchill
We took risks. We knew we took them. Things have come out against us. We have no cause for complaint.
Robert Frost
When their adventures do not succeed, however, they run away; but it was the mark of a brave man to face things that are, and seem, terrible for a man, because it is noble to do so and disgraceful not to do so.
Aristotle
Where there is no difficulty there is no praise
Samuel Johnson
You must lose a fly to catch a trout
George Herbert
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