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I like crazy people, especially those who don't see the risk.
Because if you're prepared and you know what it takes, it's not a risk. You just have to figure out how to get there. There is always a way to get there.
This mandate that I seek is about continuity and sustainability against disruption and stagnation, about moving forward versus regressing. We have to safeguard what we have already achieved. We cannot put at risk what we have; we cannot gamble away our future.
Life on Earth is at the ever-increasing risk of being wiped out by a disaster, such as sudden global nuclear war, a genetically engineered virus or other dangers we have not yet thought of.
Dare to risk public criticism.
Mary Kay Ash
There is small risk a general will be regarded with contempt by those he leads, if, whatever he may have to preach, he shows himself best able to perform.
Every man has a right to risk his own life for the preservation of it.
It's going to be a season with lots of accidents, and I'll risk saying that we'll be lucky if something really serious doesn't happen.
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
Old forms of government finally grow so oppressive that they must be thrown off even at the risk of reigns of terror.
To write something, you have to risk making a fool of yourself.
Hope is a risk that must be run.
You take the risk of being rejected.
When compassion wakes up in us, we find ourselves more willing to become vulnerable, to take the risk of entering the pain of others.
Sue Monk Kidd
But I dare not think too far into the future on the risk that I'll miss the present.
My heart goes out to the brave citizens of Syria, who each day risk and even sacrifice their lives to achieve freedom from a murderous regime. We in Israel welcome the historic struggle to forge democratic, peace-loving governments in our region.
A prophet or an achiever must never mind an occasional absurdity, it is an occupational risk.
There is a short window at the beginning of one's professional life, when it is comparatively easy to take big risks. Make the most of that time, before circumstances make you risk averse.
The world is changing quickly and we must be ready to change with it or risk being left behind.
It was only after university that I said to myself that I had to take the risk and have a serious go at acting. It's such a bizarre profession, because you have to be totally tough to deal with all those times when you're being turned down, and then really soft in order to access your character's emotions.
All art is an intensely vulnerable gesture, and it is made with no small amounts of risk, and fear. So, I have plenty of sympathy for self-defense mechanisms, especially among artists.
But on the other hand, in the midst of the chaos, you find normal people. You find people who are willing to risk their lives to tell you what they saw, even though they have no dog in the fight.
Scissors, screwdrivers and the like pose an unacceptable risk to flight crews as well passengers.
When I take a risk, I like it to be a calculated risk, meaning I make it as small as possible.
A lot of people simply don't realize their potential because they're just so risk adverse. They just don't want to take the risk.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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