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Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act.
To believe in love, to be ready to give up anything for it, to be willing to risk your life for it, is the ultimate tragedy.
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.
What's the greater risk? Letting go of what people think - or letting go of how I feel, what I believe, and who I am?
We cannot ensure that women will be free of discrimination in the workplace and everywhere as long as women are not universally defended under our Constitution. As it stands now, the equal rights of women are subject to interpretation of law. That is a risk our mothers, sisters and daughters cannot afford.
Adventure without risk is Disneyland.
This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read.
We have chosen to bring future generations into this world of rising seas and warming temperatures, droughts and floods, heat waves and wildfires, a world in which one in four mammals and one in eight birds are at risk of disappearing forever. While the damage we've done is irreversible, that doesn't give us the right to do nothing.
The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.
Now, one thing I tell everyone is learn about real estate. Repeat after me: real estate provides the highest returns, the greatest values and the least risk.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.
Almost everything worthwhile carries with it some sort of risk, whether it's starting a new business, whether it's leaving home, whether it's getting married, or whether it's flying in space.
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.
Risk isn't a word in my vocabulary. It's my very existence.
Business and growing jobs is about taking risk, sometimes failing, sometimes succeeding, but always striving. It is about dreams. Usually, it doesn't work out exactly as you might have imagined. Steve Jobs was fired at Apple. He came back and changed the world.
There's something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk.
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act.
Just taking risks for risk's sake, that doesn't do it for me. I'm willing to take risks that I think are worth it, and I've worked so hard to make sure that I survive.
I think there's a difference between a gamble and a calculated risk.
Edmund H. North
The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead.
Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy.
My decision to end my marriage was such a risk to lose ratings and lose my fan base. I had to take that risk for my inner peace and to be happy with myself.
All performers get on stage because they need to feel love from an audience. I might appear confident, but those three seconds before I get out there, I'm a mess. But I have to take the risk; otherwise, I'd be miserable and would feel like I wasn't seeing through my personal destiny.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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