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What kind of man would live where there is no daring? I don't believe in taking foolish chances but nothing can be accomplished without taking any chance at all.

Author: Charles A. Lindbergh (1902-1974)

Profession: American Pilot, Made The First Flight From New York To Paris

People that are orthodox when they are young are in danger of being middle-aged all their lives.

Author: Walter Lippmann (1889-1974)

Profession: American Journalist

Run for daylight.

Author: Vince Lombardi (1913-1970)

Profession: American Football Coach

We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act.

Author: Maxwell Maltz

Profession: American Plastic Surgeon, Author of "Psycho-Cybernetics"

Risk! Risk Anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those other voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.

Author: Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923)

Profession: New Zealand-born British Author

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 is possible.

Author: Cadet Maxim

Profession: U.S. Military Academy, West Point

Every noble acquisition is attended with its risks; he who fears to encounter the one must not expect to obtain the other.

Author: Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782)

Profession: Italian Poet

To achieve anything in this game, you must be prepared to dabbled on the boundary of disaster.

Author: Stirling Moss (1929)

Profession: British Motor Racing Driver

Who dares wins.

Author: Motto of the British Special Air Service


Dare to be wise.

Author: Motto


Never tell me the odds.

Author: Star Wars - Han Solo Movie


The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.

Author: Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964)

Profession: Indian Nationalist, Statesman

If we are intended for great ends, we are called to great hazards.

Author: Henry Cardinal Newman


Risk is essential. There is not growth of inspiration in staying within what is safe and comfortable. Once you find out what you do best, why not try something else?

Author: Alex Noble


If you feel you have a film that's valid, you stick your ass on the line.

Author: Nick Nolte (1940)

Profession: American Actor