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If you go to an elite school where the other students in your class are all really brilliant, you run the risk of mistakenly believing yourself to not be a good student.
As an astronaut, especially during launch, half of the risk of a six-month flight is in the first nine minutes.
At the risk of sounding like that old guy in 'Gran Torino' telling those 'young punks' to 'get off my lawn,' it's gotten to the point that whenever I hear somebody talking about Twitter or twittering or tweeting, it just makes my little tummy want to hurl.
'Returnless risk' is not how you prepare for a decent retirement.
The civil service are risk averse.
I didn't cry when I left free-booting, smash-and-grab papers that would have appeared to be far more natural homes for me and, at the risk of being vulgar, paid far better for my services.
Even as our economy starts to pick up, and new jobs are created, there is a risk that young people in Britain won't get the chances they deserve because businesses will continue to look elsewhere.
Iain Duncan Smith
An AIDS-free generation would mean that virtually no child is born with HIV; that, as those children grow up, their risk of becoming infected is far lower than it is today; and that those who become infected can access treatment to help prevent them from developing AIDS and from passing the virus on to others.
The astronauts put their lives at risk to help other people. There's a strength of belief in a person like that that we should study and understand. Here are very intelligent people with remarkable achievements who are willing to put their lives at risk because they realize they have a special talent to advance human knowledge in their area.
The biggest risk to Quebec isn't sovereignty. It is staying in Canada.
I'm fascinated how often and with what whole-heartedness people will risk their lives to perform acts of courage, sacrifice, and compassion for total strangers.
Unwillingness to risk failure is always there, but it gets harder when you feel you have more to lose.
It's easy for people to grow up in our society believing that certain lifestyles are risk free when they certainly are not.
I realized I really liked the screen. I knew it was a challenge, but I wasn't afraid of risk.
Kennedy did not have to run the risk of having his ideas and his words shortened and adulterated by a correspondent. This was the television era, not only in campaigning, but in holding the presidency.
There's always a risk if you don't do things the way you've done things before.
Gus Van Sant
The most difficult book I wrote was the fourth in a series of linked children's books. It was like pulling teeth because the publisher wanted exactly the same but completely different. I'd much rather just do something completely different, even if there's a risk of it going wrong.
Only when God was said to have died did various leaders, professions and sectors risk pushing themselves forward as successors.
John Ralston Saul
The United Kingdom has traditionally been a very small market, and even though you had such a creative group of designers, they represented a risk to department stores.
With so much at risk, you might expect Australia to be at the forefront of the clean-energy revolution and the international effort to cut carbon pollution. After all, the continent's vast, empty deserts were practically designed for solar-power installations.
And for me, the real world involves everything: risk, danger, beauty, energy, all we meet with in the real world.
It was satisfying to take a risk and see it pay off.
Facts are, insurance ratings are really dependent on the notion that some people are higher risk than others.
Patrick J. Kennedy
Kickstarter eliminates the risk that publishers and booksellers face. They have limited resources and limited shelf space, and Kickstarter is proof to them that something is going to work.
The risk of just one terrorist with just one nuclear weapon is a risk we simply cannot afford to take.
John O. Brennan
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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