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Risk


Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
Helen Keller

Don't think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm.
Malayan Proverb

He that leaveth nothing to chance will do few things ill, but he will do very few things.
George Savile, Lord Halifax

If you're not making mistakes, you're not taking risks, and that means you're not going anywhere. The key is to make mistakes faster than the competition, so you have more changes to learn and win.
John W. Holt, Jr.

No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger.
Heraclitus

Play the game for more than you can afford to lose... only then will you learn the game.
Winston Churchill

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
George S. Patton

The worst is not always certain but it's very likely.
French proverb

To be alive at all involves some risk.
Harold MacMillan

You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen.
Paulo Coelho

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