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#1. Just as women fought for the vote, and that very achievement compels us to the polling stations, so women have fought for the right to exercise and participate in sport, and we cannot throw that away. From the women of ancient Greece putting their lives on the line just by watching sport, and the women in Iran who continue to risk imprisonment today by doing the same, to the likes of Kathrine Switzer who campaigned for women to be allowed to run any distance they liked, or Caster Semenya and Dutee Chand who demand the right to participate in sport as women, without being told what their labia should look like. We - Author: Anna Kessel
Risk quotes by Anna Kessel
#2. Cousin-screwing. It is not totally safe. It raises the risk of birth defects slightly. But I was reading in a book for history that there's, like, a 99.9999 percent chance that at least one of your great-great-great-grandparents married first cousin. - Author: John Green
Risk quotes by John Green
#3. What I've always seen in writers and artists is the courage it takes to make an original work of art. I think the real risks in literature are linguistic and intellectual, and I hope we can highlight those, as well as political courage. - Author: Salman Rushdie
Risk quotes by Salman Rushdie
#4. Today the strategies of many companies in the real estate industry are premised on low interest rates, an assumption that has resulted in the rapid expansion of the real estate securitization business. This trend could be regarded as a risk factor, as it exposes the real estate sector to at least three potential problems: first, interest rate hikes; second, revisions to securitization business accounting standards; and third, overheating in the real estate market. - Author: Akira Mori
Risk quotes by Akira Mori
#5. Waiting is a risk to something or nothing, its on your own Decision if you'll stay and still with your Patience. - Author: Kent Ian N. Cny
Risk quotes by Kent Ian N. Cny
#6. As Americans, we shouldn't like bailouts. Where I come from, if someone takes a risk and they're going to make the profit from that risk, they shouldn't have the taxpayer pay for the losses. - Author: Henry Paulson
Risk quotes by Henry Paulson
#7. Because of school policy I don't think it wise to risk having any sort of romantic relationship, Alicia. - Author: Cherry Kay
Risk quotes by Cherry Kay
#8. Taking action is being alive. It's taking the risk to go out and express your dream. This is different than imposing your dream on someone else, because everyone has the right to express his or her dream. - Author: Miguel Ruiz
Risk quotes by Miguel Ruiz
#9. Words have meaning beyond the obvious. Words have consequences beyond intentions. Civil words align risk and reward of such unknowns. - Author: John R. Dallas Jr.
Risk quotes by John R. Dallas Jr.
#10. Certainly there's a connection between Iraq and Al Qaeda. It doesn't surprise me at all that they would be talking to Al Qaeda, that there would be some Al Qaeda there or that Saddam Hussein might even be, you know, discussing gee, I wonder since I don't have any scuds and since the Americans are coming at me, I wonder if I could take advantage of Al Qaeda? How would I do it? Is it worth the risk? What could they do for me? - Author: Wesley Clark
Risk quotes by Wesley Clark
#11. I support a very active programme on disarmament and arms control for Iraq, and of course every other country in the world ... That does not require economic sanctions ... I think we've got to take the risk and give up economic sanctions while hanging on to the disarmament programme and allow the Iraqis to get on with rebuilding their country. - Author: Denis Halliday
Risk quotes by Denis Halliday
#12. We must eliminate all nuclear weapons in order to eliminate the grave risk they pose to our world. This will require persistent efforts by all countries and peoples. A nuclear war would affect everyone, and all have a stake in preventing this nightmare. - Author: Ban Ki-moon
Risk quotes by Ban Ki-moon
#13. Age is the biggest risk factor for many diseases. You're 100 times more likely to get a tumor at age 65 than age 35. It makes a huge difference. It gives a whole new meaning to preventive medicine. - Author: Cynthia Kenyon
Risk quotes by Cynthia Kenyon
#14. It was the same Dimitri from long ago, the fierce one who was willing to risk his life for what was right. I almost wished he'd go back to being annoying, distant Dimitri, the one who told me to stay away. Seeing him now brought back too many memories -not to mention the attraction I thought I'd smashed. Now, with that passion all over him, he seemed sexier than ever. He'd worn that same intensity when we'd fought together. Even when we'd had sex. This was the way Dimitri was supposed to be: powerful and in charge. - Author: Richelle Mead
Risk quotes by Richelle Mead
#15. There are only a few things investors can do to counteract risk: diversify adequately, hedge when appropriate, and invest with a margin of safety. It is a precisely because we do not and cannot know all the risks of an investment that we strive to invest at a discount. The bargain element helps to provide a cushion for when things go wrong. - Author: Seth Klarman
Risk quotes by Seth Klarman
#16. Maybe that's what love's all about. You share the good and the bad, and hope to God that in the end the person will still be waiting for you on the other side. Marriage is a complete and total leap of faith
I've always thought of myself as a risk taker. The greatest risk of all is pursuing someone with your entire heart, knowing that it's completely possible they won't want you back. - Author: Rachel Van Dyken
Risk quotes by Rachel Van Dyken
#17. Because our brains make a mountain out of a molehill of uncertainty, we tend to prefer competitive risk because it feels more secure. But the empirical evidence says that market risk is less risky than competitive risk. - Author: Whitney Johnson
Risk quotes by Whitney Johnson
#18. Whenever you have two characters in a book, whether it's a novel or nonfiction, you run the risk that the reader is going to like one more than the other. They're going to read one chapter and say, 'I can't wait to get back to the other guy.' - Author: Mitch Albom
Risk quotes by Mitch Albom
#19. A vision of underground connections flashed before him again, only inverted. A towering construction like a tree strung with lights, shimmering, changing, and in the middle,
a darkness - the object or concept holding the visible together. - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg
Risk quotes by Garth Risk Hallberg
#20. I win by taking risks. By standing out. Mom hates how I ride Tucker right past the judge as many times as possible in a class. She says it's showboating and it's tacky. Some judges don't like it. Long ago, though, I decided I'd rather win being me than lose by playing it safe. - Author: Carolyn Lee Adams
Risk quotes by Carolyn Lee Adams
#21. It was as if the birds were caught in the repetition of some primal trauma, stuck between what they had and what they wanted. - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg
Risk quotes by Garth Risk Hallberg
#22. So you have chosen aloneness. You have chosen the security and the relative freedom of solitude, because there is no risk involved. You can stay up every night and watch your TV shows and eat ice cream out of the box and scroll through your Tumblr and never let your brain sit still, not even for a moment. You can fill your days up with books and coffees and trips to the store where you forget what you wanted the second you walk in the automatic sliding door. You can do so many little, pointless things throughout the day that all you can think of is how badly you want to sleep, how heavy your whole body is, how much your feet hurt. You can wear yourself out again and again on the pavement, and you do, and it feels good. No one will ever bridge that gap and point to your stomach or your hair or your eyes in the mirror and magically make you see the wonderful things about getting to be next to you. And maybe that's it, after all, this fear that no one will ever truly feel about you the way you want to be felt about. Maybe what you want is someone to make you love yourself, to put sense into all that positive rhetoric, to make it so the aloneness of TV and blasting music in your ears at all times isn't the most happy place you can think of. Maybe you want someone who makes you so sure of how wonderful things are that you cannot help but to tell them your feelings first, even at the risk of being humiliated. Because you will know that, when you're telling them you love them, what - Author: Chelsea Fagan
Risk quotes by Chelsea Fagan
#23. Most God-ordained dreams die because we are not willing to do something that seems illogical - Author: Mark Batterson
Risk quotes by Mark Batterson
#24. I'm putting my life at risk, literally! And if I slipped ... You never know. And I think about it. I think about my family and I'm like, wow, this is like being a police officer or something, in war or something. - Author: Kanye West
Risk quotes by Kanye West
#25. Maybe sometimes you have to take a risk without worrying about the potential disaster. - Author: Eileen Cook
Risk quotes by Eileen Cook
#26. Freedom has its risks. - Author: Marianne Williamson
Risk quotes by Marianne Williamson
#27. The Englishman's strong point is his vigorous insularity; that of the American his power of adaptation. Each of these attitudes has its perils. The Englishman stands firmly on his feet, but he who merely does this never advances. The American's disposition is to step forward even at the risk of a fall. - Author: Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Risk quotes by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
#28. Every time I took these bigger risks, the opportunity for a bigger payout was always there. - Author: Casey Neistat
Risk quotes by Casey Neistat
#29. This is the perennial danger which besets semiotics: what with man being preeminently the sign-using creature, and what with man using signs in everything that he does, semiotics runs the risk of being about everything and hence about nothing. - Author: Walker Percy
Risk quotes by Walker Percy
#30. If you love your independence, you must lend yourself, in order to protect it, to every turpitude; you must risk ignominy itself. - Author: Emil M. Cioran
Risk quotes by Emil M. Cioran
#31. Life is a temporary condition, Henry. And it's uncertain. That's why you have to seize chances when you find them. Pursue what you want. Take risks. Live, love...all of it. Every last one of us is going to die, but if we don't live as we truly want, if we're not with the one we want to be with, we're dead already. - Author: Martha Brockenbrough
Risk quotes by Martha Brockenbrough
#32. Getting a job scared her but she was determined not to shy away from risk. That's what life's all about. Climbing out onto the airplane wing and jumping off. - Author: Wally Lamb
Risk quotes by Wally Lamb
#33. Stress makes us prone to tunnel vision, less likely to take in the information we need. Anxiety makes us more risk-averse than we would be regularly and more deferential. - Author: Noreena Hertz
Risk quotes by Noreena Hertz
#34. A handwritten letter carries a lot of risk. It's a one-sided conversation that reveals the truth of the writer. Furthermore, the writer is not there to see the reaction of the person he writes to, so there's a great unknown to the process that requires a leap of faith. The writer has to choose the right words to express his sentences, and then, once he has sealed the envelope, he has to place those thoughts in the hands of someone else, trusting that the feelings will be delivered, and that the recipient will understand the writer's intent. How childish to think that could be easy. - Author: Adriana Trigiani
Risk quotes by Adriana Trigiani
#35. Real investment risk is measured not by the percent that a stock may decline in price in relation to the general market in a given period, but by the danger of a loss of quality and earnings power through economic changes or deterioration in management. - Author: Benjamin Graham
Risk quotes by Benjamin Graham
#36. When happy, we possess something we love; when anxious, something we love is at risk; when despondent, something we love has been lost; when angry, something we love is being stolen or kept from us. - Author: Edward T. Welch
Risk quotes by Edward T. Welch
#37. Health education emphasizing risks is a form of pedagogy, which, like other forms, serves to legitimize ideologies and social practices. Risk discourse in the public health sphere allows the state, as the owner of knowledge, to exert power of the bodies of its citizens. Risk discourse, therefore, especially when it emphasizes lifestyle risks, serves as an effective Foucauldian agent of surveillance and control that is difficult to challenge because of its manifest benevolent goal of maintaining standards of health. In doing so, it draws attention away from the structural causes of ill-health. - Author: Deborah Lupton
Risk quotes by Deborah Lupton
#38. We've got some very strong and robust ladies, but, when your life is at risk, I think the strain of that in a competitive situation will tell when you're trying to win. The mental stress I think would be pretty difficult for a lady to deal with in a practical fashion. I just don't think they have aptitude to win a Formula 1 race. - Author: Stirling Moss
Risk quotes by Stirling Moss
#39. The greater the potential for reward in the value portfolio, the less risk there is. - Author: Warren Buffett
Risk quotes by Warren Buffett
#40. The risks are far greater to your child of not getting immunized than any kind of speculative potential relationship between the vaccine and the development of autism. - Author: Irwin Redlener
Risk quotes by Irwin Redlener
#41. In 'Henry V,' the story of the assumption of true and responsible leadership by Henry I think is hard-won. He has to lose friends; he has to risk his life. - Author: Kenneth Branagh
Risk quotes by Kenneth Branagh
#42. Write every day, line by line, page by page, hour by hour. Do this despite fear. For above all else, beyond imagination and skill, what the world asks of you is courage, courage to risk rejection, ridicule and failure. As you follow the quest for stories told with meaning and beauty, study thoughtfully but write boldly. Then, like the hero of the fable, your dance will dazzle the world. - Author: Robert McKee
Risk quotes by Robert McKee
#43. I would hope that wherever I was I would be me. I have been influenced by some wonderful people who showed me that there is an integral relationship between faith and life at home. Evil is evil, repression is repression anywhere. And if it is not consistent with what one believes is God's will, then I would hope that one would be able to witness it, and there are wonderful people who do so in very great risks to themselves. - Author: Desmond Tutu
Risk quotes by Desmond Tutu
#44. We need many more intrepid women who set out to expand both their and our concepts of the world. We need them in writing just as we need them in politics. We need that sense of adventure, of reaching wider, delving deeper, pushing further afield, whether that field be geographical, intellectual, political, personal, or all of these and more. Enough with decorousness. Let us risk preconceptions and treasured philosophies, bodies and souls. Let us be big and bawdy and full of courage. Let's go. - Author: Lesley Hazleton
Risk quotes by Lesley Hazleton
#45. You may be born into a family, but you walk into friendships. Some you'll discover you should put behind you. Others are worth every risk. - Author: Adam Silvera
Risk quotes by Adam Silvera
#46. To anyone who has ever wanted to rock the boat or color outside the lines. Do what's in your heart, listen to your gut, and own it because the reward is always worth the risk. - Author: Faith Andrews
Risk quotes by Faith  Andrews
#47. Love must risk all or perish. - Author: Anthony Ryan
Risk quotes by Anthony Ryan
#48. Progress always involves risk; you can't steal second base and keep your foot on first. - Author: F.W. Dupee
Risk quotes by F.W. Dupee
#49. People play small for lots of reasons, but at the core of them all is fear. Playing small means playing safe - avoiding risk, failure, criticism, and the list goes on. But just imagine how incredibly different the world would be if everyone committed to playing big - taking on audacious goals, trying to make a meaningful difference, being all they could possibly be. - Author: Margie Warrell
Risk quotes by Margie Warrell
#50. Some stuff has to be done even if there is a risk. That's the first important thing I ever found out I didn't find out from my mother. - Author: Stephen King
Risk quotes by Stephen King
#51. You take the risk of being rejected. - Author: Roger Waters
Risk quotes by Roger Waters
#52. It would be an act of wisdom to depart immediately… but wisdom is itself the product of knowledge; and knowledge, unfortunately, is generally the product of foolish doings. So, to add to my own knowledge and to enhance my wisdom I shall remain another day, to see what occurs. - Author: Roger Zelazny
Risk quotes by Roger Zelazny
#53. The gospel is so valuable that no risk is unreasonable. Life is gained by laying it down for the gospel. If I live, I win and get to keep on preaching Christ. If I die, I win bigger by going directly to be with Christ... - Author: David Sitton
Risk quotes by David Sitton
#54. And that nice little balcony is yours? How cool it looks up there!"
He paused a moment. "Come up and see," he suggested. "I can give you a cup of tea in no time - and you won't meet any bores."
Her colour deepened - she still had the art of blushing at the right time - but she took the suggestion as lightly as it was made.
"Why not? It's too tempting - I'll take the risk," she declared.
"Oh, I'm not dangerous," he said in the same key.
In truth, he had never liked her as well as at that moment. He knew she had accepted without afterthought: he could never be a factor in her calculations, and there was a surprise, a refreshment almost, in the spontaneity of her consent. - Author: Edith Wharton
Risk quotes by Edith Wharton
#55. I still had moments when my nerves got to me, but whenever I'd start to get anxious, Kyla Ross would remind me, "Simone, just do what you do in practice." And before I went out for each event, she'd high-five me and say, "Just like practice, Simone!" I'd say the same thing to her when it was her turn to go up. "Just like practice" became our catchphrase.
As I walked onto the mat to do my floor exercise, I held on to that phrase like it was a lifeline, because I was about to perform a difficult move I'd come up with in practice - a double flip in the layout position with a half twist out. The way it happened was, I'd landed short on a double layout full out earlier that year during training, and I'd strained my calf muscle on the backward landing. Aimee didn't want me to risk a more severe injury, so she suggested I do the double layout - body straight with legs together and fully extended as I flipped twice in the air - then add a half twist at the end. That extra half twist meant I'd have to master a very tricky blind forward landing, but it would put less stress on my calves.
I thought the new combination sounded incredibly cool, so I started playing around with it until I was landing the skill 95 percent of the time. At the next Nationals Camp, I demonstrated the move for Martha and she thought it looked really good, so we went ahead and added it to the second tumbling pass of my floor routine. I'd already performed the combination at national meets that year, bu - Author: Simone Biles
Risk quotes by Simone Biles
#56. And Kestrel was in a good position to gather information for Arin's spymaster, wasn't she? Beloved by the court. Daughter of the general. Close to the emperor. Promised to his son. Tensen would never tell Arin if she was his source.
It fit perfectly. Look at her now. The maid's uniform. That coat. Something hidden in her eyes. Oh, yes. Kestrel would make a fine spy.
And let's not forget that ruined dress Deliah had described, with the ripped seams and vomit and mucky hem.
Wouldn't it be like Kestrel, to risk herself?
For what? Herran?
Him?
Gods of madness and lies. Arin was insane.
He laughed out loud. - Author: Marie Rutkoski
Risk quotes by Marie Rutkoski
#57. PSYCHOSIS: A severe mental disorder, a derangement of personality. Some individuals experience mood swings and agitation, but emotional dampening and social withdrawal are the most common symptoms. Despite society's beliefs, psychotic individuals rarely become violent and are often at a much greater risk of causing harm to themselves than to others.8 There are many theories as to what causes psychosis. Many current theories agree that it is caused by a combination of inherited genetic factors and external environmental factors. - Author: Alessandra Torre
Risk quotes by Alessandra Torre
#58. Small people have small minds, and thus deride big dreamers.
Small people have small hearts, and thus disparage big chancers.
Small people have small souls, and thus disdain big achievers. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
Risk quotes by Matshona Dhliwayo
#59. Kiaran tosses me his coat. "Here. There's a roll of bread for you in the inner pocket. You need to eat something."

The bread is wrapped in leaves that kept it dry. I gratefully murmur my thanks that Kiaran is so practical. Between the Morrigan's attacks and worrying over the Book, I didn't even notice how famished I was.

Kiaran gathers wood for a fire and I light it with my powers. A small bit of energy I'm willing to risk because I'm so bloody tired and I've never seen Kiaran look this rough, either.

Now you know how I feel, I think wryly as I move to sit near the flames. No invulnerable, shining fae skin. No immediate healing. Just the deep bone-tiredness of mortality.

Kiaran sits opposite, as far from me as possible. The scent of burning wood must mask the scent of my blood, at least a little. His eyes flicker to me in a quick, controlled assessment. "Your wounds need binding."

I can't help but smile. "First the bread, now my wounds. Is this the Kiaran MacKay way of fussing over someone?"

"I don't fuss," Kiaran says. "I give stern instructions, like: Bind your goddamn wounds."

"I don't like overbearing men."

His mouth quirks into a sly smile. "And yet I love assertive, stubborn women."

I laugh in surprise. "God, I adore you. - Author: Elizabeth May
Risk quotes by Elizabeth May
#60. As soon as he stood in front of her, she folded her arms and looked cross.
"You don't have any gardening skills. You turned down a prestigious job to weed the garden?
"I will be rewarded richly in treasures untold."
She raised a brow.
"I've heard dragon-shifters pay a lot of money to merchants and the like.
"Aaagh, but you are also a dragon-shifter of a sort.
Yes, but I am a gardener, which means I don't go on high-risk missions to earn my gold. - Author: Terry Spear
Risk quotes by Terry Spear
#61. Marginalised and abused children are often overlooked even today, and risk becoming marginalised and abused adults who may never receive acknowledgment or respect for the immense physical and emotional burden they carry from childhood or indeed have their full potential realised. - Author: Jane Hersey
Risk quotes by Jane Hersey
#62. There will be danger; some of you may not live to complete your lessons. It's a risk you take. This world is bigger than you and it will go on, regardless. - Author: Nnedi Okorafor
Risk quotes by Nnedi Okorafor
#63. Charity is reaching into one's own pockets to assist his fellow man in need. Reaching into someone else's pocket to assist one's fellow man hardly qualifies as charity. When done privately, we deem it theft, and the individual risks jail time. - Author: Walter E. Williams
Risk quotes by Walter E. Williams
#64. Great rolls of toilet paper arc like ejaculate through the black sycamores. - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg
Risk quotes by Garth Risk Hallberg
#65. You don't have to shine to prove that you are a star, but you need to reason to show that you have the ability. We can think that we have all the answers in the world even though we don't have it, how we can feel jealous of something or someone that was never ours, but we must have a single certainty: that we must take a risk for what we want to achieve and we must never fail to show our opinion . - Author: Abraham Schneersohn
Risk quotes by Abraham Schneersohn
#66. The so-called risk of the capitalist is merely one of the many privileges of capital - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
Risk quotes by Kim Stanley Robinson
#67. We pride ourselves on being the only species that understands the concept of risk, yet we have a confounding habit of worrying about mere possibilities while ignoring probabilities, building barricades against perceived dangers while leaving ourselves exposed to real ones. - Author: Jeffrey Kluger
Risk quotes by Jeffrey Kluger
#68. I don't know why Nightingale was so surprised - I barely knew four and a half spells and you couldn't have got me to give it up, and that's despite close brushes with death by vampire, hanging, malignant spirit, riot, tigerman, and the ever-present risk of overdoing the magic and getting a brain aneurysm. - Author: Ben Aaronovitch
Risk quotes by Ben Aaronovitch
#69. Successful innovators are..not risk-focused; they are opportunity focused. - Author: Peter Drucker
Risk quotes by Peter Drucker
#70. Whatcha making?" I call out to Tucker. "Soup," he calls back. "And baking some bread." I sigh. "Sometimes I worry about him," I tell Allie. "The more domestic he gets, the bigger the risk of his penis falling off." She tsks in disapproval. "Sexist bastard." "I think you mean sexy bastard," I say helpfully. "No, I got it right the first time. - Author: Elle Kennedy
Risk quotes by Elle Kennedy
#71. You know he told me he'd rather be your friend for the rest of his life than risk not being able to make sure you guys are happya nd okay - Author: Molly McAdams
Risk quotes by Molly McAdams
#72. Anger is an assertion of rights and worth. It is communication, equality, and knowledge. It is intimacy, acceptance, fearlessness, embodiment, revolt, and reconciliation. Anger is memory and rage. It is rational thought and irrational pain. Anger is freedom, independence, expansiveness, and entitlement. It is justice, passion, clarity, and motivation. Anger is instrumental, thoughtful, complicated, and resolved. In anger, whether you like it or not, there is truth.

Anger is the demand of accountability. It is evaluation, judgment, and refutation. It is reflective, visionary, and participatory. It's a speech act, a social statement, an intention, and a purpose. It's a risk and a threat. A confirmation and a wish. It is both powerlessness and power, palliative and a provocation. In anger, you will find both ferocity and comfort, vulnerability and hurt. Anger is the expression of hope. - Author: Soraya Chemaly
Risk quotes by Soraya Chemaly
#73. Books can create a depth of story, a background of information and ideas, that televison and movies can't. Sure, the television shows may shock, but only on a superficial level. They'd never risk market share to really explore the issues. They report, but don't analyze or suggest any new ways for living our lives. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
Risk quotes by Chuck Palahniuk
#74. 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. - Author: Jaeda DeWalt
Risk quotes by Jaeda DeWalt
#75. The gun has been called the great equalizer, meaning that a small person with a gun is equal to a large person, but it is a great equalizer in another way, too. It insures that the people are the equal of their government whenever that government forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed. When the British forgot that they got a revolution. And, as a result, we Americans got a Constitution; a Constitution that, as those who wrote it were determined, would keep men free. If we give up part of that Constitution we give up part of our freedom and increase the chance that we will lose it all. … I am not ready to take that risk. I believe that the right of the citizen to keep and bear arms must not be infringed if liberty in America is to survive. - Author: Ronald Reagan
Risk quotes by Ronald Reagan
#76. Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing. - Author: Denis Waitley
Risk quotes by Denis Waitley
#77. Changes made by management today make no improvement. - Author: Peter R. Scholtes
Risk quotes by Peter R. Scholtes
#78. By his own admission, Tom is nothing like his brother. He has neither the fierce ambition nor the compulsion for risk taking. ... Will relied on aggression to anchor the world while Tom passively accepted whatever the world would give or take away. Consequently Tom won no awards, achieved no fame, ... He drifted, bending to daily pressures, never protesting when he was deprived of what he should have rightfully claimed as his own. In his sad trip downstream, Tom dulled the pain with alcohol and a few joints a day - what he called his 'friendly haze'. - Author: Mark Z. Danielewski
Risk quotes by Mark Z. Danielewski
#79. You have to run risks. There are no certainties in war. There is a precipice on either side of you - a precipice of caution and a precipice of over-daring. - Author: Winston Churchill
Risk quotes by Winston Churchill
#80. Was the Black Rider my risk? - Author: Ryohgo Narita
Risk quotes by Ryohgo Narita
#81. I'll take any risk there is. - Author: Jeremy Renner
Risk quotes by Jeremy Renner
#82. I have instinctually thought I could do things in my life, and I followed that up by sometimes putting everything I have at risk - my money, my house - to make a movie. - Author: Kevin Costner
Risk quotes by Kevin Costner
#83. Famous revolutionary,' you say, and the laughter pumps out of your chest like blood, great almost painful spurts of it splashing up the building faces toward the marquee moon. - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg
Risk quotes by Garth Risk Hallberg
#84. I want to be scared. I want to keep taking insane risks. I want to be scared because you're going to grow through that whether you want to or not. I don't want to play the same guy. I want to keep throwing curveballs to you guys and keep telling stories. - Author: Taylor Kitsch
Risk quotes by Taylor Kitsch
#85. When you've been hurt by someone you love like he has, why would you ever seek love out? Why would you risk being hurt again? - Author: Veronica Rossi
Risk quotes by Veronica Rossi
#86. If he didn't love her enough to risk everything then she didn't want him. She wanted a man who loved her and would do anything for her, not someone too scared to do anything about it. - Author: R.L. Mathewson
Risk quotes by R.L. Mathewson
#87. What I tell these young people is, the world is not as dangerous as the older generation would like you to believe. Anyone I know who has ever taken a risk and lost a job has ended up getting a better one two years later. - Author: Jonathan Kozol
Risk quotes by Jonathan Kozol
#88. These women, genteel and beautiful, are the rebels who say no to the choices made by silly mothers, incompetent fathers (there are seldom any wise fathers in Austen's novels) and the rigidly orthodox society. They risk ostracism and poverty to gain love and companionship, and to embrace that elusive goal at the heart of democracy: the right to choose. - Author: Azar Nafisi
Risk quotes by Azar Nafisi
#89. I learned so many things from Louis C.K., but the most impactful thing was witnessing his work ethic. He works harder than anyone I've ever been around in comedy. And he takes risks and doesn't dwell on what might be perceived as failures. - Author: Ted Alexandro
Risk quotes by Ted Alexandro
#90. Hedge funds are a very efficient way of managing money. But there are clearly some risks. Hedge funds use credit and credit is a source of instability. Transactions involving credit should be regulated. - Author: George Soros
Risk quotes by George Soros
#91. Life is to be lived as a magnificent adventure, or not at all. - Author: Helen Keller
Risk quotes by Helen Keller
#92. Life serves the risk taker. - Author: Sophia Amoruso
Risk quotes by Sophia Amoruso
#93. The most frustrating things is when you read something that has so much potential, but there are other little red flags where you think, I don't know that I would see eye-to-eye with the people making this film. And that is the worst environment to enter, and absolutely not worth the risk. - Author: Anna Kendrick
Risk quotes by Anna Kendrick
#94. I dip my pen in the blackest ink, because I'm not afraid of falling into my inkpot. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
Risk quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson
#95. The old should be explorers, be curious, risk transgression, explore oldness itself. - Author: T. S. Eliot
Risk quotes by T. S. Eliot
#96. Females between sixteen and twenty-four years old face a higher risk of being sexually assaulted than any other age group. Most victims of campus rape are preyed upon when they are in their first or second year of college, usually by someone they know. And it's during the initial days and weeks of a student's freshman year, when she is in the midst of negotiating the fraught transition from girlhood to womanhood, that she is probably in the greatest danger. - Author: Jon Krakauer
Risk quotes by Jon Krakauer
#97. There can be no faith without risk. - Author: Soren Kierkegaard
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#98. I've written about the giving of trust as though it were a simple formula for building loyalty. But it isn't simple at all. The talent that is an essential ingredient of leadership tells the leader whom to trust and how much to trust and when to trust. The rule is (as with children) that trust be given slightly in advance of demonstrated trustworthiness. But not too much in advance. You have to have an unerring sense of how much the person is ready for. Setting people up for failure doesn't make them loyal to you; you have to set them up for success. Each time you give trust in advance of demonstrated performance, you flirt with danger. If you're risk-averse, you won't do it. And that's a shame, because the most effective way to gain the trust and loyalty of those beneath you is to give the same in equal measure. - Author: Tom DeMarco
Risk quotes by Tom DeMarco
#99. Risk is trying to control something you are powerless over. - Author: Eric Clapton
Risk quotes by Eric Clapton
#100. why the rating agencies weren't more critical of bonds underpinned by floating-rate subprime mortgages. Subprime borrowers tended to be one broken refrigerator away from default. Few, if any, should be running the risk of their interest payment spiking up. As most of these loans were structured, however, the homeowner would pay a fixed teaser rate of, say, 8 percent for the first two years, and then, at the start of the third year, the interest rate would skyrocket to, say, 12 percent, and thereafter it would float at permanently high levels. - Author: Michael Lewis
Risk quotes by Michael Lewis
#101. You don't have to believe in coincidences because they happen every day. The trick is to be able to discern when something is more than coincidence. - Author: Glenn Jones
Risk quotes by Glenn Jones
#102. To live, to TRULY live, we must be willing to RISK. To be nothing in order to find everything. To leap before we look. - Author: Mandy Hale
Risk quotes by Mandy Hale
#103. Either I protect my friends and lie low until the fight for Radiasure is over, or I put everyone in harm's way and make sure that horrible drug never gets made again. Maybe if I was only putting myself at risk, I could be okay with it. But I can't make this decision for my friends and family. This is too much for one invisible girl to handle. "What do I do, Mom?"
She puts her hands on my shoulders. "Sit down. I'll get the Pop Tarts. - Author: Natalie Whipple
Risk quotes by Natalie Whipple
#104. Fear and desire for pleasure. Aggressiveness comes out of fear, predominantly, and sexuality predominantly out of the other. But they mix in the middle. Anyway, both of these impulses can destroy order, which comes out of both drives, and which is another human need I haven't yet fit into my scheme. So both have to be controlled. But in fact, despite religious commands to the contrary, aggressiveness has never really been condemned. It's been exalted, from the Bible through Homer and Virgil right down to Humbert Hemingway. Have you ever heard of a John Wayne movie being censored? did you ever see them take war books off the bookstands? They leave the genitals off Barbie and Ken, but they manufacture every kind of war toy. Because sex is more threatening to us than aggression. There have been strict rules about sex since the beginning of written rules, and even before, if we can believe myth. I think that's because it's in sex that men feel most vulnerable. In war they can hype themselves up, or they have a weapon. Sex means being literally naked and exposing your feelings. And that's more terrifying to most men than the risk of dying while fighting a bear or a soldier. Look at the rules! You can have sex if you're married, and you have to marry a person of the opposite gender, the same color and religion, an age close to your own, of the right social and economic background, even the right height, for God's sake, or else everybody gets up in arms, they disinherit you or threa - Author: Marilyn French
Risk quotes by Marilyn French
#105. A 99% Value-at-Risk calculation does not evaluate what happens in the last one percent ... This is like an airbag that works all the time, except when you have a car accident. - Author: David Einhorn
Risk quotes by David Einhorn
#106. On one hand, you couldn't count on anything; on the other, on any given day, change was vanishingly unlikely. - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg
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#107. Maybe in order to understand sex fully/one has to risk being destroyed by it. - Author: Sharon Olds
Risk quotes by Sharon Olds
#108. So long as our untried senses and our naïve heart recognize themselves and delight in the universe of qualifications, they flourish with the aid and at the risk of the adjective, which, once dissected, proves inadequate, deficient. We say of space, of time, and of suffering that they are infinite; but infinite has no more bearing than beautiful, sublime, harmonious, ugly.... Suppose we force ourselves to see to the bottom of words? We see nothing - each of them, detached from the expansive and fertile soul, being null and void. The power of the intelligence functions by projecting a certain luster upon them, by polishing them and making them glitter; this power, erected into a system, is called culture - pryrotechnics against a night sky of nothingness. - Author: Emil M. Cioran
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#109. Home purchases that are very highly leveraged or unaffordable subject the borrower and lender to a great deal of risk. Moreover, even in a strong economy, unforeseen life events and risks in local real estate markets make highly leveraged borrowers vulnerable. - Author: Ben Bernanke
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#110. When the Goldman Sachs saleswoman called Mike Burry and told him that her firm would be happy to sell him credit default swaps in $100 million chunks, Burry guessed, rightly, that Goldman wasn't ultimately on the other side of his bets. Goldman would never be so stupid as to make huge naked bets that millions of insolvent Americans would repay their home loans. He didn't know who, or why, or how much, but he knew that some giant corporate entity with a triple-A rating was out there selling credit default swaps on subprime mortgage bonds. Only a triple-A-rated corporation could assume such risk, no money down, and no questions asked. Burry was right about this, too, but it would be three years before he knew it. The party on the other side of his bet against subprime mortgage bonds was the triple-A-rated insurance company AIG - American International Group, Inc. - Author: Michael Lewis
Risk quotes by Michael Lewis
#111. We need to care enough to connect, to put ourselves at emotional risk and play one note worth hearing. - Author: Seth Godin
Risk quotes by Seth Godin
#112. I'm still prone to periods of isolation, still more fearful of the world out there and more averse to pleasure and risk than I'd like to be; I still direct more energy toward controlling and minimizing appetites than toward indulging them. - Author: Caroline Knapp
Risk quotes by Caroline Knapp
#113. When people believe that every move they make is going to affect their compensation, they tend to get risk averse. - Author: Teresa Amabile
Risk quotes by Teresa Amabile
#114. You no more have the right to risk others by failing to vaccinate than you do by sending your child to school with a hunting knife. Vaccination isn't a private choice but a civic obligation. - Author: Nicholas Kristof
Risk quotes by Nicholas Kristof
#115. The heart is the anarchist of the mind. The naughty child that never grows up. The hopeless romantic. The dreamer. The optimist. The risk taker. The sail that always wants to move. The wings that never want to land." CeCe - Author: Katie Ray
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#116. Today we are again witnessing the emergence of transnational elites ... [Whose] ties cut across national boundaries ... It is likely that before long the social elites of most of the more advanced countries will be highly internationalist or globalist in spirit and outlook ... The nation-state is gradually yielding its sovereignty ... Further progress will require greater American sacrifices. More intensive efforts to shape a new world monetary structure will have to be undertaken, with some consequent risk to the present relatively favorable American position. - Author: Zbigniew Brzezinski
Risk quotes by Zbigniew Brzezinski
#117. The exposed nature of life in the public square affects leaders' attitudes toward risk - and failure. - Author: Dee Dee Myers
Risk quotes by Dee Dee Myers
#118. It was Jamie's fear that he would lose her - that she would go, swing out into a dark and solitary space without him, unless he could somehow bind her to him, keep her with him. But, Christ, what a risk to take - with a woman so shocked and brutalized, how could he risk it? - Author: Diana Gabaldon
Risk quotes by Diana Gabaldon
#119. I respect Billy Joel, but I'm not a guy who's gonna sit down and listen to the entire 'Essential Billy Joel.' - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg
Risk quotes by Garth Risk Hallberg
#120. My parents grew that small business from one 18-year-old guarding a bingo to more than 125 employees in three states. And sure, there was help along the way. But my parents took the risk. They stood up. And you better believe they built it. - Author: Susana Martinez
Risk quotes by Susana Martinez
#121. You plan every step of your life, but sometimes you have to let life happen. Change is always unsettling, sometimes scary, but you have to let go. Take a risk. Risk can be fun. - Author: Sarah Morgan
Risk quotes by Sarah Morgan
#122. I'm a risk taker and i've always been like that that, especially when it comes to fashion - Author: Christina Aguilera
Risk quotes by Christina Aguilera
#123. You can invest with less risk and make more money in the stock market. All you have to do is not be an average investor. Intelligence is the ability to make finer distinctions. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
Risk quotes by Robert Kiyosaki
#124. So you know, i'm thinking that you can either keep yourself safe and not feel anything, or you can the risk of just loving him and letting him love you." she paused. "Is he worth the risk? And if not what is? What are you willing to take risk for, Wren? - Author: Lauren Myracle
Risk quotes by Lauren Myracle
#125. Novels should reflect reality to some extent, otherwise they risk being sentimental. - Author: Marc Levy
Risk quotes by Marc Levy
#126. Is it wrong to leave relative security in favor of unknown risk at the side of someone you love? - Author: Ellen Hopkins
Risk quotes by Ellen Hopkins
#127. We are raising today's children in sterile, risk-averse and highly structured environments. In so doing, we are failing to cultivate artists, pioneers and entrepreneurs, and instead cultivating a generation of children who can follow the rules in organized sports games, sit for hours in front of screens and mark bubbles on standardized tests. - Author: Darell Hammond
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#128. Corporate brand, culture, knowledge, and risk management are all boardroom concerns. - Author: Pearl Zhu
Risk quotes by Pearl Zhu
#129. In a word: charity cannot be neutral, antiseptic, indifferent, lukewarm or impartial! Charity is infectious, it excites, it risks, and it engages! For true charity is always unmerited, unconditional, and gratuitous! - Author: Pope Francis
Risk quotes by Pope Francis
#130. In order to change, you need to stop fearing the change but instead fear the results of NOT trying to change. What happens if you don't jump? What happens if you stay where you are right now? Isn't the greatest risk the risk of doing nothing?
Exist or risk. Dream or do.
Fear not changing, and you will change your life. - Author: Rachel Marie Martin
Risk quotes by Rachel Marie  Martin
#131. So many of us think ourselves into smallness, into inferiority, by thinking downward. We are held back by too much caution. We are timid about venturing. We are not bold enough ... Struck down by our own caution, our own lack of faith in ourselves and our abilities. Opportunities? There were many. But always there was risk. Do we dare? We vacillate. Time hurries by. Opportunity gone. We anguish. The years roll on. Finally, we convince ourselves that it's too late and settle for cheap imitations of life. - Author: Og Mandino
Risk quotes by Og Mandino
#132. Who doesn't love a compliment? But every compliment comes with a warning: Beware - Do Not Overuse. Go ahead, sniff your compliment. Take a little sip. But don't chew, don't swallow. If you do, you risk abandoning the good work that inspired the compliment in the first place. If that happens, maybe it was the compliment and not the job well done that you were aiming for all along. - Author: Jerry Spinelli
Risk quotes by Jerry Spinelli
#133. The corporate approach to agriculture or manufacturing or medicine or war increasingly undertakes to help at the risk of harm, sometimes of great harm. And once the risk of harm is appraised as "acceptable," the result often is absurdity: We destroy a village in order to save it; we destroy freedom in order to save it; we destroy the world in order to live in it. - Author: Wendell Berry
Risk quotes by Wendell Berry
#134. Though what could anyone really say these days with one hundred percent certainty? - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg
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#135. As millions use social media as a primary source of information, the risk of falling victim to being misinformed is high. Readers who quickly scan newsfeeds tend to only read (and share information about) a headline: focusing on "the hook." Whether due to complacency or lack of time, few explore the content. This allows bogus media outlets to descend on the unsuspecting (and unprepared) seekers of instant information, creating false stories with dazzling one-liners, secure in the knowledge that there will be little effort to pursue confirmation or research an entire story. - Author: Carlos Wallace
Risk quotes by Carlos Wallace
#136. Only the really young are fearless, have the optimism, the romanticism to take unimaginable risks. - Author: Olivia Wilde
Risk quotes by Olivia Wilde
#137. She had quickly learned that to show unhappiness was to risk the loss of love. - Author: P.D. James
Risk quotes by P.D. James
#138. OUR LIVES ARE MADE OF RISKS AND REWARDS. OUR ENDEAVOURS, LOVES, AND HOPES ARE ALL PRONE TO THE GREAT RISK OF FAILURE. YET TO RISK NOTHING FOR FEAR OF FAILURE IS TO LIVE IN A SHUTTERED BOX IN A WORLD WHOSE WONDERS YOU WILL NEVER KNOW. - Author: Mark T. Barnes
Risk quotes by Mark T. Barnes
#139. The vast majority of you are going to close this tab without, even for a single moment, entertaining the thought of writing something.

Step outside your comfort zone and try something new. Learning the fine rationalist art of CoZE (comfort zone expansion) is a really important life skill, and putting your writing online is a low-risk way to do that. Don't try to cop out with "I don't have any stories." Baloney. Everyone has stories; write up a memory that's important to you. And don't even try to tell me, "Oh, but I don't know how to write!" Neither did I when I started; I learned by doing. So please, set the excuses aside, put something up on the web, and share it with the rest of us. When you do, drop me a PM; I'll leave you your first review, but you have to publish something first.

Well? What are you waiting for? Seriously. Go write one sentence of a new story, write now. - Author: David K. Storrs
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#140. health risks of diets loaded with red meat, such as hamburger and steak, and processed meats, such as hot dogs, bacon, and cold cuts. They found that over a ten-year period, men who ate the equivalent of a quarter-pounder hamburger a day had a 22 percent higher risk of dying from cancer and a 27 percent higher risk of dying from heart disease than those men whose diet did not contain such red meat. With women, it was even more impressive. Women who ate large amounts of red meat had a 20 percent higher risk of dying from cancer and a 50 percent higher risk of dying from heart disease. - Author: Richard Furman
Risk quotes by Richard Furman
#141. The great German scholar Helmut Thielicke once said that a person who speaks to this hour's need will always be skirting the edge of heresy, but only the person who risks those heresies can gain the truth. - Author: Rob Bell
Risk quotes by Rob Bell
#142. Risk means everything from being honest about your faith, to moving, to quitting a job that's paying you a fortune but it's not what's in your heart. Risking things is one of the biggest fears we have. - Author: John Tesh
Risk quotes by John Tesh
#143. Blessed is the man who "takes the risk of a decision" -
asks himself the question: "Would it solve the problem?
Is it right as I see it? Is it in the best interests of all? - Author: Marianne Moore
Risk quotes by Marianne Moore
#144. Norman sighed and shook his head. He couldn't afford the risk. Not while that thing still sprawled in the shower stall back at the motel. Leaving it there was even more risky. - Author: Robert Bloch
Risk quotes by Robert Bloch
#145. Of course, any simplification runs the risk of mutilating reality; but it helps us establish perspectives. - Author: Gaston Bachelard
Risk quotes by Gaston Bachelard
#146. We don't grow unless we take risks. Any successful company is riddled with failures. - Author: James E. Burke
Risk quotes by James E. Burke
#147. Once you find your dream, risk everything to make it come true. - Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour
Risk quotes by Ziad K. Abdelnour
#148. Gotta take a risk, take a chance, make a change, and break away. I won't forget the place I came from. - Author: Kelly Clarkson
Risk quotes by Kelly Clarkson
#149. It wasn't the risk," I said, flicking my toes at a big black-and-white splotched carp. "Or not entirely. It was - well, it was partly fear, but mostly it was that I - I couldn't leave Jamie." I shrugged helplessly. "I - simply couldn't. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
Risk quotes by Diana Gabaldon
#150. Oh, of course there's a risk in marrying anybody, but, when it's all said and done, there's many a worse thing than a husband. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
Risk quotes by L.M. Montgomery
#151. Uncertainty is everywhere. But I am living in the midst of the uncertainty and risk, amid things that can and do bring physical destruction, because I am running from things that can destroy my soul, complacency, comfort and ignorance. I am much more terrified of living a comfortable life in a self serving society and failing to follow Jesus than I am of any illness or tragedy. - Author: Katie J. Davis
Risk quotes by Katie J. Davis
#152. When we strive to remove all risk from childhood we also remove the foundations of a rational adulthood, and we eliminate the very experiences that will help kids grow up to be the empowered, creative, brave problem-solvers that they can and must be. - Author: Gever Tulley
Risk quotes by Gever Tulley
#153. Faithfulness requires the courage to risk everything on Jesus, the willingness to keep growing, and the readiness to risk failure throughout our lives. - Author: Brennan Manning
Risk quotes by Brennan Manning
#154. On translating text into the new language as it is in source language, there is a chance of it being emerged as an absurd sentence in the target language making no sense at all. In the attempt to make the translation meaningful to the target language, there exists a risk of the original work getting meddled by the translator's style. - Author: Suman Pokhrel
Risk quotes by Suman Pokhrel
#155. If in matters of faith and belief children are at risk of being swept downstream by this intellectual current or that cultural rapid, we as their parents must be more certain than ever to hold to anchored, unmistakable moorings clearly recognizable to those of our own household. It won't help anyone if we go over the edge with them, explaining through the roar of the falls all the way down that we really did know the Church was true and that the keys of the priesthood really were lodged there but we just didn't want to stifle anyone's freedom to think otherwise. No, we can hardly expect the children to get to shore safely if the parents don't seem to know where to anchor their own boat. - Author: Jeffrey R. Holland
Risk quotes by Jeffrey R. Holland
#156. No one wants to take the risk.
They just have to... - Author: Bushra Satkhed
Risk quotes by Bushra Satkhed
#157. Never give up your right to be wrong, and be sure to give others that right too. - Author: Tim Fargo
Risk quotes by Tim Fargo
#158. The thought came back to him, as it often did: To save the culture of your allies is a small thing. To cherish the culture of your enemy, to risk your life and the life of other men to save it, to give it all back to them as soon as the battle was won ... it was unheard of, but that was exactly what Walker Hancock and the other Monuments Men intended to do. - Author: Robert M. Edsel
Risk quotes by Robert M. Edsel
#159. A chance is what you take before you think about it. A calculated risk is what you take after you have evaluated all possible factors and have determined that risk - Author: Craig Elliott
Risk quotes by Craig Elliott
#160. Don't put your child at risk. Limit unsupervised one-on-one time between your child & another adult or another child. - Author: Carolyn Byers Ruch
Risk quotes by Carolyn Byers Ruch
#161. The field of asking is fundamentally improvisational. It thrives not in the creation of rules and etiquette but in the smashing of that etiquette.
Which is to say: there are no rules.
Or, rather, there are plenty of rules, but they ask, on bended knees, to be broken. - Author: Amanda Palmer
Risk quotes by Amanda Palmer
#162. In order to experience bliss and contentment, we must not only be willing to live in the present - not in the past or looking toward the future - but also to accept that pain is a real possibility, if not a probability.

This is not to say that joy must come with pain, but instead, that pain could arrive in the midst of joy and this fact scares us senseless. We would rather half live than risk encountering unspeakable pain at the core of indescribable delight.

We erroneously believe that being a perpetual emotional flatline is better than experiencing the highs and the lows of living. - Author: Florence Witt
Risk quotes by Florence Witt
#163. Archives of Internal Medicine revealed that postmenopausal women who were put on statin drugs to lower their cholesterol had a nearly 48 percent increased risk of developing diabetes compared to those who weren't given the drug. - Author: David Perlmutter
Risk quotes by David Perlmutter
#164. At the risk of hurting your feelings, I think you should know that some kisses are more special than others. - Author: Jessica Steele
Risk quotes by Jessica Steele
#165. I risked getting my tyres nicked by going to Robbie Fowler's home in Liverpool! - Author: Kevin Keegan
Risk quotes by Kevin Keegan
#166. I hate Risk. I have for many years now. I hate that you still like Risk. I hate that you guilt me into playing with you because no one else will. I hate that you do the accents of the countries you're attacking from. And I hate that you wear a beret every time we play. God, do I hate the beret. - Author: Colin Nissan
Risk quotes by Colin Nissan
#167. The future belongs to the risk-takers, not the comfort-seekers . - Author: Brian Tracy
Risk quotes by Brian Tracy
#168. It's time, friends. Time to give back. Time to step out and risk more than we want. Time to dream dreams bigger than we imagined. Time to mourn with those who mourn, to bring beauty where there are ashes, to announce a new season in the world. This isn't mere altruism or sympathy; it's more than a tax write-off or publicity stunt. It's a shot at living the lives we were meant to live, that the world needs us to live, that we're scared to live. - Author: Jeff Goins
Risk quotes by Jeff Goins
#169. Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing. - Author: William Congreve
Risk quotes by William Congreve
#170. With slight risk of exaggeration you could say that he walked almost every mile of the Indian land. - Author: Satish Kumar
Risk quotes by Satish Kumar
#171. But sitting out tests that have proven essential in lifting the achievement of at-risk students is shortsighted, if not selfish. - Author: Anonymous
Risk quotes by Anonymous
#172. 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. - Author: Armstrong Williams
Risk quotes by Armstrong Williams
#173. To marry is the biggest risk in human relations that a person can take. - Author: Madeleine L'Engle
Risk quotes by Madeleine L'Engle
#174. When you find your path, you must ignore fear. You need to have the courage to risk mistakes. But once you are on that road ... run, run, run, and don't stop til you've reached its end. - Author: Jose N Harris
Risk quotes by Jose N Harris
#175. In a sense, sexual harassment lawsuits are just the latest version of the female selection process allowing her to select for men who care enough for her to put their career at risk; who have enough finesse to initiate without becoming a jerk and enough guts to initiate despite a potential lawsuit ... In the past, though, the process of his overcoming her barriers was called 'courtship.' Now it is called either 'courtship' or 'sexual harassment'. - Author: Warren Farrell
Risk quotes by Warren Farrell
#176. I feel when a writer treats a character as 'precious,' the writer runs the risk of turning them into a comic book character. There's nothing wrong with comic book characters in comic books, but I don't write comic books. - Author: Raymond E. Feist
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#177. If a man's life could be capitalized as X, the risk at Y, and the estimated damage from explosion at V, then a logician might contend that if V is less than X over Y, the bomb should be blown up; but if V over Y is greater than X, an attempt should be made to avoid explosion in situ. - Author: Michael Ondaatje
Risk quotes by Michael Ondaatje
#178. I saw the man my friendwants pardoned, Thomas Flinton. He is a bright, good-looking fellow ... Of his innocence all are confident. The governor strikes me as a man seeking popularity, who lacks the independence and manhood to do right at the risk of losing popularity. Afraid of what will be said. He is prejudiced against the Irish and Democrats. - Author: Rutherford B. Hayes
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#179. It's also that comedians don't have the kind of narcissism that actors have. They're writers who perform their own material. It's more interesting. And they're sexy because they risk more. Stand-up comedians risk more than anyone. - Author: Rachel Weisz
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#180. There was a small risk that Rosie's father was a transsexual. I made a mental note to check the women for signs of male features and test any that appeared doubtful. Overall, however, the numbers looked promising. - Author: Graeme Simsion
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#181. In the long run, though, the greatest IT risk facing most companies is more prosaic than a catastrophe. It is, simply, overspending. IT may be a commodity, and its costs may fall rapidly enough to ensure that any new capabilities are quickly shared, but the very fact that it is entwined with so many business functions means that it will continue to consume a large portion of corporate spending. - Author: Nicholas G. Carr
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#182. Believe me," Dr. Tamalet summed up, "if you wanted that operation in France, you could get it"

Which is, of course, the boon and the bane of France's health care system. It offers a maximum of free choice among skillful doctors and well-equipped hospitals, with little or not waiting, at bargain-basement prices [in out-of-pocket terms to the consumer]. It's a system that enables the French to live longer and healthier lives, with zero risk of financial loss due to illness. But somebody has to pay for all that high-quality, ready-when-you-need-it care--and the patients, so far, have not been willing to do so. As a result, the major health insurance funds are all operating at a deficit, and the costs of the health care system are increasing significantly faster than the economy as a whole. That's why the doctors keep striking and the sickness funds keep negotiating and the government keeps going back to the drawing board, with a new 'major health care reform' every few years. So far, the saving grace for France's system has been the high level of efficiency, as exemplified by the 'carte vitale,' that keeps administrative costs low--much lower than in the United States. - Author: T.R. Reid
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#183. Thirty years later he could not come to any other conclusion: women were indisputably better than men. They were gentler, more affectionate, more loving and more compassionate, they were rarely violent, selfish, cruel or self-centred. Moreover, they were more rational, more intelligent and more hardworking.
What on earth were men for? Michael wondered as he watched sunlight play across the closed curtains. In earlier times, when bears were more common, perhaps masculinity served a particular function, but for centuries now, men served no useful purpose. For the most part, they assuaged their boredom playing squash, which was a lesser evil; but from time to time they felt the need to change history - which expressed itself in leading a revolution or starting a war somewhere. Aside from the senseless suffering they caused, revolutions and war destroyed the achievements of the past, forcing societies to build again. Without the notion of continuous progress, human evolution took random, irregular and violent turns for which men (with their predilection for risk and danger, their repulsive egotism, their volatile nature and their violent tendencies) were directly to blame. A society of women would be immeasurably superior, tracing a slow, unwavering progression, with no U-turns and no chaotic insecurity, towards a general happiness. - Author: Michel Houellebecq
Risk quotes by Michel Houellebecq
#184. Risk is everywhere. Only the nobles have the luxury of a long easy life. Justice, vengeance, the ability to carve out your own fate instead of being herded like an animal. Sometimes it's worth dying for. - Author: Livia Blackburne
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#185. The big risk to British lives in 2013 is in Afghanistan. Our troops, diplomats and aid workers have made a big contribution there. But while there is an end date for Western engagement, 2014, there isn't a proper end game. - Author: David Miliband
Risk quotes by David Miliband
#186. I know it sounds silly, but disrespecting a dead writer by sitting in a chair that probably never belonged to him still felt like a risk to me. So I chickened out. - Author: John D'Agata
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#187. The Hot Air Balloon Charm

Life Can Be Filled with Adventure If You Let Yourself Soar - Author: Viola Shipman
Risk quotes by Viola Shipman
#188. You have to take chances - working in film is a mixture of luck, talent, and ability to take the risk. You have to be optimistic. You can't be a pessimistic person. - Author: Nathan Crowley
Risk quotes by Nathan Crowley
#189. When patients are admitted to hospital for elective surgery or non-urgent conditions, their vital signs are only monitored every four hours, unless they have been identified as being at high risk of deterioration. - Author: Chris Toumazou
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#190. I put everything I can into a record. That's what art is for. I take a risk every time I do one with my whole being. - Author: Dan Fogelberg
Risk quotes by Dan Fogelberg
#191. Munroe stared at the sky. Cursed her weakness, her inability to block out what it would mean to knowingly deliver the innocent into the same hell that had birthed her to life. In this moment of decision she condemned to death the one she would risk anything to save. To the night, Munroe whispered good-bye. Opened the floodgates to Gehenna - that place of the wicked, that place of the dead - and here in this deserted spot, she buried her soul. - Author: Taylor Stevens
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#192. Our society's almost doctrinal emphasis upon deductive reasoning, convergent thinking and selective retention perversely excludes divergent thinking, approximation and, importantly, guessing. If we are truly to understand the adolescent mind and develop effective ways to minimize the effects of risk-taking behaviour, we really need to understand these processes and engage with them. There is no logic involved with drug-taking and gambling. Adults can learn, too; understanding these mechanisms will also allow us to encourage creativity and value the spontaneity so characteristic of the adolescent mind. - Author: Tony Little
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#193. Life will be a whole lot better if we understand what our salvation in Christ means. - Author: Jaachynma N.E. Agu
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#194. While, naturally, he has to gauge risk, to read the elements, he still often bemoans the hardships of the past. He constantly puzzles over the role of remote influences, like the after-life. He wants to know why events happen as they do, how control is exercised from beyond understanding. - Author: Peter Gray
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#195. During the ice age, many animals died of cold, so the porcupines decided to band together to provide one another with warmth and protection. But their spines or quills kept sticking into their surrounding companions, precisely those who provided most warmth. And so they drifted apart again. And again many of them died of cold. They had to make a choice: either risk extinction or accept their fellow porcupines' spines. Very wisely, they decided to huddle together again. They learned to live with the minor wounds inflicted by their relatives, because the key to their survival was that shared warmth. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#196. If you want an answer, you'll have to risk the question. - Author: Catherine Bybee
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#197. As the opportunity grows for unlimited growth and progress, the chances of failure increase. There is no such thing as a program that will provide security and growth and progress with no risk ... even within the church. As freedom for unrestricted development is enhanced, the possibilities for failure are also increased. The risk factor is great. - Author: Dean L. Larsen
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#198. There's too much risk in loving,'
the young boy said,
'no,'
said the old man,
'there's too much risk in not. - Author: Atticus Poetry
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#199. He took the risk and his people had died. He blamed himself. It didn't reflect in his face, but I saw it in his eyes for a brief moment, before they went back to their icy blue. The last time we talked, I was almost completely convinced that he was a sociopath. He seemed invulnerable, as if nothing could bother him. This did. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#200. The Council is wrong. Yet, observe that none of us will risk telling it so, for fear of the consequences. - Author: Mark Dunn
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