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Risk Quotes

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

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

Playing safe is probably the most unsafe thing in the world. You cannot stand still. You must go forward.

Author: Robert Collier

Profession: American Writer, Publisher

Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out.

Author: James B. Conant (1893-1978)

Profession: American Educator, Diplomat

Boldness, without the rules of propriety, becomes insubordination.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

Life is like a hand of cards. You have to play the hand you're dealt, you can't win by folding, and sometimes you must take chances in order to win.

Author: Mike Conner


Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance.

Author: Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933)

Profession: Thirtieth President of the USA

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.

Author: Pierre Corneille (1606-1684)

Profession: French Dramatist

In order to conquer, what we need is to dare, still to dare, and always to dare.

Author: Georges Danton (1759-1794)

Profession: French Revolutionary Politician

When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were--to the very last minute--a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.

Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969)

Profession: Thirty-fourth President of the USA

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.

Author: T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)

Profession: American-born British Poet, Critic

I dip my pen in the blackest ink, because I am not afraid of falling into my inkpot.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

The bold are helpless without cleverness.

Author: Euripides

Profession: Greek Tragic Poet

There's no reward in life without risk.

Author: Barry J. Farber

Profession: American Trainer, Speaker, Author

Back of ninety-nine out of one-hundred assertions that a thing cannot be done is nothing, but the unwillingness to do it.

Author: William Feather (1888-1918)

Profession: American Writer, Businessman

If you never budge, don't expect a push.

Author: Malcolm S. Forbes (1919-1990)

Profession: American Publisher, Businessman