Quotes about Taking Risks Page 4
"To achieve your goals you may have to take a risk. However, it is better
to risk than to do nothing."
"To make the effort, to chart a new course, to take a risk on a new career
building strategy, or to start a brand new business is challenging enough
without having to listen to those who have no words of encouragement
when times get tough, who offer only the same old way of thinking,
who are willing to spend more time whining than doing, or who are
jealous of your desires because they are too lazy, too scared, or too
willing to keep doing what they've always done and get what they've always
Even though enthusiastic commitment may carry with it the risk of being wrong, still only those who take the chance will ever attain complete creativity. The committed person, win or lose, is the one who finds the real excitement in living.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Enthusiasm Makes the Difference
"Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise.
Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think
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"I believe that one of life's greatest risks is never daring to risk."
"Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out."
James Bryant Conant
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"It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare,
it is because we do not dare that they are difficult."
"The first step in the risk management process is to acknowledge
the reality of risk. Denial is a common tactic that substitutes deliberate
ignorance for thoughtful planning."
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"Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions.
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Only those who risk going too far can possibly find
out how far they can go."
"In the long run, we get no more than we have been willing to risk giving."
"It seems that the necessary thing to do is not to fear mistakes,
to plunge in, to do the best that one can, hoping to learn enough from
blunders to correct them eventually."
In order to be financially successful, organizations must first take care
of others - teams, customers, and patients. Character defined by
virtue cannot be legislated, although character can be cultivated.
A virtue-based culture acts as a silent supervisor to mitigate risk without
the unintended consequence of squashing creativity and growth.
Peter J. Rea, Exception to the Rule
If you aren't willing to explore new strategies or risk,
someone else out there likely will.
John Wessinger, Ride the Wave
"Pitiful is the person who is afraid of taking risks.
Perhaps this person will never be disappointed or disillusioned;
perhaps she won't suffer the way people do when they have
a dream to follow. But when the person looks back-she will hear her heart."
"To assure that you will never experience failure:
· don't take a risk,
· don't attempt anything new,
· don't expand on your ideas,
· don't set goals.
Never to do any of these things actually guarantees you will fail.
Catherine Pulsifer, Failure Is A Golden Opportunity
"I hope that my achievements in life shall be these -
that I will have fought for what was right and fair, that I
will have risked for that which mattered, and that I will
have given help to those who were in need that I will have left
the earth a better place for what I've done and who I've been."
Helping Others |
On this Veteran's Day we stop and are thankful for all those who have fought in wars so that we have may all enjoy our freedom. The bravery and risk that these men and women took will not be forgotten.
Veterans Day Quotes |
Fear can be responsible for changing your life - for better or for worse.
If fear persists, you run the risk of missing out on some of the
greatest experiences life has to offer.
Cara Alwill Leyba, Fearless and Fabulous
If you are preparing for a career transition or wanting to transform
your current one, use low-risk situations to practice building your
inner resilience to change.
Karen Kelloway, Nail It!
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