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It is easy to be brave when far away from danger.

Author: Aesop (620-560 BC)

Profession: Greek Fabulist

You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.

Author: Alan Alda (1936)

Profession: American Actor

He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.

Author: Muhammad Ali (1942)

Profession: American Boxer

If you don't fail now and again, it's a sign you're playing it safe.

Author: Woody Allen (1935)

Profession: American Director, Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian

Our lives improve only when we take chances -- and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Author: Walter Anderson

Profession: American Trainer, Author

Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.

Author: Mary Kay Ash

Profession: American Businesswoman, Founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics

An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he'll quickly learn how to chew it.

Author: Roy Ash

Profession: American Businessman, CEO of AM International

All serious daring starts from within.

Author: Joan Baez (1941)

Profession: American Singer, Songwriter

With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.

Author: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Profession: French General, Emperor

Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down

Author: Ray Bradbury (1920)

Profession: American Science Fiction Writer

You cannot be wimpy out there on the dream-seeking trail. Dare to break through barriers, to find your own path.

Author: Les Brown (1945)

Profession: American Speaker, Author, Trainer, Motivator Lecturer

Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.

Author: Warren Buffett (1930)

Profession: American Investment Entrepreneur

We don't grow unless we take risks. Any successful company is riddled with failures.

Author: James E. Burke

Profession: American Businessman, Chairman of Johnson & Johnson

Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The “sure thing” boat never gets far from shore.

Author: Dale Carnegie (1888-1955)

Profession: American Author, Trainer

No crime is so great as daring to excel.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister