Quotation Explorer - 'Risk'

Repose not trust in testing another's degree of honesty at the risk of one's loss in matters big, unless collateralized. - Firoozeh Dumas
There comes a point in your life when you realize who matters, who never did, who wont any more and who always will. And in the end you will learn who is fake, who is true and who would risk it all for you. - Moywaywa
Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world. Don't let anything stand in the way of the light that shines through this form. Risk being seen in all of your glory. - Jim Carrey
Once you find your dream, risk everything to make it come true. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
To win without risk is to triumph without glory. - Pierre Corneille
Risk - If one has to jump a stream and knows how wide it is, he will not jump. If he doesn't know how wide it is, he'll jump and six times out of ten he'll make it.
CURSE, v.t. Energetically to belabor with a verbal slap-stick. This is an operation which in literature, particularly in the drama, is commonly fatal to the victim. Nevertheless, the liability to a cursing is a risk that cuts but a small figure in fixing the rates of life insurance. - Ambrose Bierce
Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth. - Katherine Mansfield
Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy. - Robert Anthony
It's better to risk being disliked for living your truth than to be loved for what you are pretending to be. - Dawn Gluskin
Being able to support oneself allows one to choose a marriage out of love and not just economic dependence. It also allows one to risk that marriage. - Gloria Steinem
If you are only focused on the Money... You risk completely overlooking the People. - Ted Rubin
A step ahead means a risk ahead... Count your steps before a mistake is made.. - Debolina Bhawal
Life is beautiful for those who take the risk to love and take the adventure to enjoy life. - Debasish Mridha
The risk I took was calculated, but, man, am I bad at math! - Unknown
If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. - Dan Quayle
Caring about others, running the risk of feeling, and leaving an impact on people, brings happiness. - Rabbi Harold Kushner
You were said to have died of suffering. But you died because you searched for happiness at the risk of finding the void. - Édouard Levé
But he couldn’t risk taking the helmet off. It was the only thing saving him from the firing squad. He was no longer able to keep his thoughts silent. No longer able to squash his misgivings about what he had done. - TC Avey
You have to reach a level of comfort with that risk. - Sally Ride
Love is a violent recreational sport. Proceed at your own risk. Helmets, armor, and steel-toe boots are required by law. - H.C.Paye
My dreams may be nonsense too,but I do not want to run the risk of not following them - Anamika Mishra
what risk to a common man is an opportunity for a wise - Ratan Jeet
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. - T.S. Eliot
What you risk reveals what you value. - Jeanette Winterson
The married are those who have taken the terrible risk of intimacy and, having taken it, know life without intimacy to be impossible. - Carolyn Heilbrun
Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing - Warren Buffett
great men take and overtake risk tactically - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Everyone in a decadent society, Lorrain urges, is guilty. Everyone loves masking murder and everyone takes masochistic pleasure in the risk of discovery and punishment. - Jennifer Birkett
If I preached unity, I must act like a unifier, even at the risk of perhaps alienating some of my own colleagues. - Nelson Mandela
Use what you have or risk losing it. - Ademiju Ige
Sail Forth- Steer for the deep waters only. Reckless O soul, exploring. I with thee and thou with me. For we are bound where mariner has not yet dared go. And we will risk the ship, ourselves, and all. - Walt Whitman
Love is the most valuable currency of life which you can spend as much as you want without the risk of bankruptcy. - Debasish Mridha
We risk losing what nature is if we couch its value in human terms. - Richard Black
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. - Anaïs Nin
How you, a weak boy caught in the middle of a storm, both in reality and metaphorically, would risk your life to save some girl—some girl who tortured you, ignored you, destroyed you. - J.X. Burros
It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it. - Maurice Switzer
If a man isn't willing to take some risk for his opinions, either his opinions are no good or he's no good - Ezra Pound
At the risk of sounding ridiculous, a true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love.
If I have refused to risk, I have in the self-same decision refused to love. And if indeed I have refused to love, tragically I have refused to live. And when will I realize that that in and of itself is an unacceptable risk. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
There is only one risk and that is not taking one. - Debasish Mridha
Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything its cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it...it really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everthing for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more. - Erica Jong
Every person has a right to risk their own life for the preservation of it. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
You may avoid the risk of a car accident if you avoid driving, but you will lose the joy and freedom of driving. - Debasish Mridha
To risk life to save a smile on a face of a woman or a child is the secret of chivalry. - Dejan Stojanovic
No gains are ever achieved without first taking the risk of trying. - Norma Gail
The greatest risk to man is not that he aims too high and misses, but that he aims too low and hits. - Michaelangelo
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.
Never put yourself in a position that will put yourself at risk if you make the wrong decision. We spent cash on everything. It's fashionable to make 'bet the company' decisions, but don't do it. - Joel Spolsky
We avoid risks in life only to die, and end up facing the greatest risk which is having lived life risking nothing at all. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
I'd rather risk screwing up with you than not even try. - J. Kenner
Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing. - Leo Buscaglia
The price of success is the risk of self-esteem. - Jim Ruta
A woman who is willing to be herself and pursue her own potential runs not so much the risk of loneliness as the challenge of exposure to more interesting men and people in general. - Lorraine Hansberry
Most of us would rather risk a catastrophe than read the instructions. - Mignon McLaughlin
If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure. - Anonymous
Friends with benefits? More than friends? Don't sample the goodies unless you're willing to risk addiction and withdrawal. - Ann Landers
Love is scary; it changes; it can go away. That's part of the risk. - Jenny Han
Find your Voice or risk fading out - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Never be afraid to offer a smile; sure the risk is that a few foolish people may misinterpret your kindness as weakness, but the sweet reward is that as you make new friends and encourage others, the foolish will learn the error of their ways because you did at least show them your teeth. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Complexity in life is to do with coming out of comfort zone, taking no risk is risk of all you take. Strive for more, either you end up with victory or a lesson to victory! - Praveen Chenna
When you look at the mirror, the person you see will be determined by thevision you have, your boldness and the risk you are prepared to take. It is as simple as that. - Aji R Michael
Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk. - Joaquin Setanti
Without taking the risk of falling, no one can learn how to walk. - Debasish Mridha
The choice to avoid risk is the choice to avoid living, and to avoid living is one of the greatest risk of all. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It is at the precise moment that I take something for granted that I have placed myself in the precarious position of losing that very thing. And if that thing I risk losing is liberty, taking it for granted is foolishness of the most foolish sort. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
You have what it takes! Believe! You are the one with the dream. You own it. And you will walk through the open doors. Nothing can stop you.. Risk, even if you make mistakes. So live with faith and abandon. Have some fun. You are being carried... - Evan Edwards
One has to abandon altogether the search for security, and reach out to the risk of living with both arms. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. - Morris L. West
Risk may bring pain, but risk also brings freedom and reward. - Shandel Slaten - Clarity Focusing On What Matters
Anybody who listens to their intuition risk at times making other people disappointed or even pissed off because you're not tending to what they want from you but instead to what feels right for you. - Maria Erving
In the long run, we get no more than we have been willing to risk giving. - Sheldon Kopp
Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can - - and surely will at times -- fail. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk. - Dr. Joyce Brothers
Don't risk your life for those that doesn't love your life, lest you end up in regrets if not death. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Reckon your weakness as praise of God’s power, endure suffering in joy, risk your life on the veracity of Christ, count your loneliness a means of grace. - William Stringfellow
A non-doer is very often a critic-that is, someone who sits back and watches doers, and then waxes philosophically about how the doers are doing. It's easy to be a critic, but being a doer requires effort, risk, and change. - Wayne W. Dyer
What's the bigger risk: Taking the risk, or not taking the risk? What will you accomplish by not taking the risk? What will you accomplish by taking the risk, even if you fail? - Kya Aliana
The biggest risk in life is not the failure, but the failure to get an education. - Debasish Mridha
The moment people come to know love, they run the risk of carrying hate. - Masashi Kishimoto
I rather take the risk of trying to find real love than loving someone I know that is guaranteed - Kristal Eley
And the time came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. - Anaïs Nin
I believe that one of life's greatest risks is never daring to risk. - Oprah Winfrey
Only those who play win. Only those who risk win. History favors risk-takers. Forgets the timid. Everything else is commentary. - Iveta Cherneva
Your courage to take a risk and your ability to accept responsibility will define you. - Debasish Mridha
One of the things you learn about being married is that being with someone day in and day out can make you so comfortable that you risk losing your tact. - Apol Lejano-Massebieau
Victory takes risk and risk takes courage to overcome the evil demons from our past. - Cecibel Contreras
Those who are ill informed about change will be at risk for a rough future - Jason Canton
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold. - George Bernard Shaw
I think we risk becoming the best informed society that has ever died of ignorance. - Reuben Blades
He who pursues fame at the risk of losing his self is not a scholar. - Chuang-tzu
And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more. - Erica Jong
Without risk I have no fear, without any fear - what's the point, because I have no opportunity for success.(Gavin Kaysen) - Chris Hill
There's something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk. - Drew Barrymore
No one has something original or important to say will willing we run the risk of being misunderstood; people who write obscurely are either unskilled in writing or up to mischief - William Zinsser
We can't underestimate the value of silence. We need to create ourselves, need to spend time alone. If you don't, you risk not knowing yourself and not realizing your dreams. - Jewel
All the bruised lives, searching hearts...Everyone wants a love story but few will risk what it takes to live one. - Donna Lynn Hope
Failures or successes are not as important as the willingness to risk. - Darryl Webb
I have learnt that trusting another takes a leap of faith; taking a risk and putting emotions on the line. This is in the hope that the other will accept and understand you. - Aisha Mirza
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. - Walter Anderson
Progress always involves risk; you can't steal second base and keep your foot on first base.
The hard fact of friendship is that you need to make time for new friends by first stripping out the people who are using your energy in an unsatisfying way. You have to take that risk of being friendless to make room in your life for others who will be your new best friends - Maggie Stiefvater
Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit - E.E. Cummings
It's just me throwing myself at you,romance as usual, us times us,not lust but moxibustion,a substance burning closeto the body as possiblewithout risk of immolation. - Alice Fulton
To be a seed in a world, is to remain safe almost unharmed living within a shell to protect you from the exterior world, what a risk it was to chose to bud and prosper into a little sprout unaware of what you will become, yet fearlessly ready to trust the process along the way. - Nikki Rowe
Simply thinking creatively is not the same as being innovative, and only those who risk breaking out of their comfort zone by putting thought into action will discover the profusion of opportunity that exists. - Michael Lum
Sanity for anyone is pretty much out of the question, as both the saint and the sinner appear only equally insane: the saint appears it for actually believing in a place of eternal torment; the sinner, for deciding to risk going to that place of eternal torment. - Criss Jami
Isn't it the task of the Holy Spirit to introduce some madness and intoxication into the world? Why this propensity for balance and safety? Don't we all long for one moment of raw risk, one moment of divine madness? - Ron Rolheiser
Those who generate fog are Wizards of Oz hoping desperately that nobody pulls the curtain to reveal a trembling little writer behind it. This seldom happens. Readers who dare to point out that incomprehensible writing can't be comprehended risk being told that the problem is theirs. - Ralph Keyes
When a woman marries again, it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again, it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs. - Oscar Wilde
Life is a risk. - Diane Von Furstenberg
Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not. - Vaclav Havel
Most people would rather be certain they're miserable than risk being happy. - Robert Anthony
When we stand up for what we believe in—for what’s right—there is always a chance that we risk the very things we fight for: our safety, our lives, our freedom. But if we stand down, the risk is definite. - Kelseyleigh Reber
If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary. - Jim Rohn
You should find what sets you on fire, what you are passionate about, and then you should do that. No matter the risk. - Jennifer Megan Varnadore
Love is only made more valuable by the risk of heartbreak. - Alessandra Torre
Progress always involves risk; you can't steal second base and keep your foot on first. - F.W. Dupee
You can't fly by staring at the sky. You have to take a risk to grow wings of imagination and fly. - Debasish Mridha
There is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involve the risk of crippling hurt. It is a duty to take this risk, to love and feel without defense or reserve. - William S. Burroughs
Never be afraid to offer a smile; sure the risk is that a few foolish people may misinterpret your kindness as weakness, but the sweet reward is that as you make new friends and encourage others, the foolish have ignored the fact that you have already shown them your teeth. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Everyday take one optimistic calculated risk to find out how far you can go. - Debasish Mridha
Risk is a part of successالمخاطرة جزء من النجاح - Ajmed Abo Lila
I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood. - Audre Lorde
It is better to risk saving a guilty person than to condemn an innocent one. - Voltaire
One runs the risk of weeping a little, if one allows himself to be tamed. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
We are now at risk of having a zombie democracy roaming around a one-party state. - Jeremy Corbyn
I would rather risk failure than achieve it without risk. - Millard Johnson
Let me advise thee not to talk of thyself as being old. There is something in Mind Cure, after all, and if thee continually talks of thyself as being old, thee may perhaps bring on some of the infirmities of age. At least I would not risk it if I were thee. - Hannah Whitall Smith
To imagine is to risk being mentally blind. - Ogwo David Emenike
You can try to please everyone and risk accomplishing nothing, or go for your dreams and risk pissing a few people off. - Lauren DeStefano
Love can be so hauntingly beautiful, waking up past selves that have been wandering aimlessly through the corridors of our soul, for far too long. When someone else can take us from the ghost-town of our inner-selves, to exciting new landscapes, it's worth the risk, just to feel reborn. - Jaeda DeWalt
Risk should be taken for a cause not pleasure, life is not worth to ruin but to live with pride. - Zeeshan Ahmed
When you are ready to accept the risk, only then can you open the doors of opportunity - Debasish Mridha
He was her reason for existence,She was his ultimate risk. - Anjum Choudhary
As it stands there is a very strong argument that as the book trade becomes increasingly corporate it's our literary heritage that is at risk - a vital part of our culture. - Sara Sheridan
Do not rest on your laurels when you get to the top; you risk losing your edge once you let success go to your head. - Roy T. Bennett
I'm a completely worthless woman and no man should risk his life for me. - Greta Garbo
Do not be complacent about your achievements and not to strive for continual improvement when you get to the top. As soon as you let success go to your head, you sink into following familiar patterns and play it safe. In other words, you risk losing your edge. - Roy T. Bennett
Sometimes you have to risk life, in order to live, and gamble death, to sacrifice life. - Anthony Liccione
Successful business people became successful because they took risks. The biggest risk is that once successful, they stop taking risks. - G.R. Gopinath
Some part of me knew that I could play this part well, or better than well. But I was almost afraid to play it. The line between stage and life was so fragile here that I felt a risk of losing myself somehow. - J.B. Cheaney
Taking a risk is something we do not for our mind but for how it makes us feels, emotions it brings, excitement it creates and I feel alive. - Luke Blaise Pereira
Speaking calls for risk, speaking calls for a sense of what one has to lose. Not just what one has to gain. - Anne Deavere Smith
A lot of people approach risk as if it's the enemy when it's really fortune's accomplice. - Sting
We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness. - Maxwell Maltz
A Relationship Should Come With An ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK Sign. - Cyc Jouzy
Imagine that the world had created a new 'dream product' to feed and immunize everyone born on earth. Imagine also that it was available everywhere, required no storage or delivery, and helped mothers plan their families and reduce the risk of cancer. Then imagine that the world refused to use it. - Frank A. Oski
When the future is fogged and ahead lays opportunity but risk, it is better to tread a careful path through the uncertainty than to wait for the mist to clear, if it ever does. - Anonymous
One asset every leader, shouldn't risk anything to lose at all cost, is team confidence. - Unarine Ramaru
To succeed, you must take a risk and venture out of your comfort zone in order to fly. - Debasish Mridha
We do not just risk repeating history if we sweep it under the carpet, we also risk being myopic about our present. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed. - Storm Jameson
The average man's judgement is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it.
Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more. - Erica Jong
With love, you should go ahead and take the risk of getting hurt... because love is an amazing feeling. - Britney Spears
There is no adventure without risk, and no exhilaration like adventure. - A.R. Ivanovich
The decision as to whether to risk one’s actual life or to surrender the ideal self-conception is a decision about who one is.(from The structure of desire and recognition) - Robert B. Brandom
If I reveal myself without worrying about how others will respond, then some will care, though others may not. But who can love me, if no one knows me? I must risk it, or live alone. - Sheldon B. Kopp
I'll take risk on what I do on my life . Just mind your own business . - azlnrdzi
We stand the risk of failure, because you refused to take risks. So life demands risks. - Sunday Adelaja
When a man learns to love, he must bear the risk of hatred. - Masashi Kishimoto
Until we accept that our children have much more of a risk of being sexually abused than drowning in a pool, being struck by a car, stricken with cancer, hurt by a vaccination, or diagnosed with ebola, we contribute to a culture of panic and ignorance. - Ann Brasco
The only person worth risking everything for is the one person that would never let you risk everything for. - Shannon L. Alder
Maybe in order to understand sex fully/one has to risk being destroyed by it. - Sharon Olds
For the first time, I understand that, as much as one might desire change, one has to be willing to take a risk, to free-fall, to fail, and that you've got to let go of the past. - A.M. Homes
The future is up for grabs. It belongs to any and all who will take the risk and accept the responsibility of consciously creating the future they want. - Robert Anton Wilson
An ID number is only there to 'identify' human beings. Use it to assume people’s intellect or wisdom at your own risk. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Thinking it was easy to take a chance on things if you had nothing to lose -- politics, ideas, almost anything in fact; from the bottom of the ladder you could safely risk a fall, but the higher that you climbed the more cautious you must be. - Flavin, Martin
Freedom is something that all pursue, and though you might not see it, people will risk a lot to have it. - Innocent Mwatsikesimbe
Globally, millions of married men and women engage the servicesof sex workers each year. Despite growing health concerns aboutthe increased risk of STDs and HIV AIDS this trade continues toblossom, leading to the premature termination of several lives andthe dissolution of several marriages. - Oche Otorkpa
Success is a drink you enjoy on the journey towards happiness. Risk is, you could get drunk! - Amit Chatterjee
Every day of our life has risk. So never fear to take one. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
The hardest thing in the world is to let go of who you once thought you were and to manifest your true self, at the risk of being unloved. This is self-actualization. - Kamand Kojouri
I wasnt looking for anything when I found you & it somehow made me question what I wanted, was i ready for love? I don't think anyone is ever ready, but when someone makes you feel alive again it's kind of worth the risk... - Nikki Rowe
Without awareness, every one of us is at risk of living trapped, an unfulfilled trace of our Self, by our own sense of who we are - The Truth
the only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.. live wild dont be a normal person.. to become presence, means accepting the risk.. and be sure if u don't take risks u'll have a wasted soul.. - Marouane LAASSAFAR
Fear stifles our thinking and actions. It creates indecisiveness that results in stagnation. I have known talented people who procrastinate indefinitely rather than risk failure. Lost opportunities cause erosion of confidence, and the downward spiral begins. - Charles F. Stanley
A fixation with connecting with 'friends' online comes with the risk of disconnection with friends waiting for you to be present in the offline world. - Craig Hodges
Our lives improve only when we take chances -- and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. - Walter Anderson
If you don't risk anything you risk even more. - Erica Jong
Yes, our company is at risk because we cede control to the users, but that's how we do our business. If the community decides to kill the business, maybe it deserves to die. - Jeffrey Kalmikoff
We are face to face with our destiny and we must meet it with high and resolute courage. For us is the life of action, of strenuous performance of duty; let us live in the harness, striving mightily; let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out. - Theodore Roosevelt
If one tries to navigate unknown waters one runs the risk of shipwreck - Albert Einstein
Do everything with your whole heart, or not at all. Don't put up with lies or with people who lie to you. Don't risk hurting people just for the fun of it. And lastly, your best foot shouldn't be put forward; it should be with you at all times— right there beside the other one. - C. JoyBell C.
The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all. - Jawaharlal Nehru
At the risk of seeming ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality.
There is risk and truth to yourselves and the world before you. - Seamus Heaney
Never be afraid to offer a smile; sure the risk is that a few foolish people may misinterpret your kindness as weakness, but the reward in their error be that at least they cannot blame you because you did show your teeth. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
In it's purest form, an act of retribution provides symmetry. The rendering payment of crimes against the innocent. But a danger on retaliation lies on the furthering cycle of violence. Still, it's a risk that must be met; and the greater offense is to allow the guilty go unpunished. - Emily Thorne
Only in hindsight can we see that out fears and worries were unwarranted, that insecurities and doubts were just illussions, or that we should have taken a risk or dared something new sooner. - Ellyn Spragins
Vital lives are about action. You can't feel warmth unless you create it, can't feel delight until you play, can't know serendipity unless you risk. - Joan Erickson
You need to accept your yesterday, so u can be happy on your today, risk and failures will always be there, and so is success. - Candy bustillo
Don't put your child at risk. Limit unsupervised one-on-one time between your child & another adult or another child. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
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