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  If you do not enter the tiger's den, how can you get his cub?  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  No risk, no gain.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.  
 -  African proverb
  

  He who does not risk, will never drink champagne.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.  
 -  Alfred Adler
  

  It takes courage to push yourself to places that you have never been before. To test your limits. To break through barriers. And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.  
 -  Anais Nin
  

  You have to be careful about being too careful.  
 -  Beryl Pfizer
  

  It's the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance. It is the dream afraid of waking that never takes the chance. It is the one who won't be taken who cannot seem to give. And the soul afraid of dying that never learns to live.  
 -  Bette Midler
  

  Risk is the price you pay for opportunity.  
 -  Blue Bloods, 2010
  

  I've always taken risks and never worried what the world might really think of me.  
 -  Cher
  

  Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.  
 -  Denis Waitley
  

  Just to be, to take a risk and enjoy your life, is all that matters.  
 -  Don Miguel Ruiz
  

  Life, like poker, has an element of risk. It shouldn't be avoided. It should be faced.  
 -  Edward Norton
  

  Do one thing every day that scares you.  
 -  Eleanor Roosevelt
  

  The trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.  
 -  Erica Jong
  

  Progress always involves risk; you can't steal second base and keep your foot on first base.  
 -  Frederick Wilcox
  

  If you risk nothing, then you risk everything.  
 -  Geena Davis
  

  Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.  
 -  George S. Patton
  

  Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.  
 -  Herodotus
  

  All men's gains are the fruit of venturing.  
 -  Herodotus
  

  Don't play for safety. It's the most dangerous thing in the world.  
 -  High Walpole
  

  If you risk nothing, then you risk everything.  
 -  Geena Davis
  

  Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.  
 -  George S. Patton
  

  Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.  
 -  Herodotus
  

  All men's gains are the fruit of venturing.  
 -  Herodotus
  

  Don't play for safety. It's the most dangerous thing in the world.  
 -  High Walpole
  

  If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

  Go out on a limb. That's where the fuit is.  
 -  Jimmy Carter
  

  Risk is what separates the good part of life from the tedium.  
 -  Jimmy Zero
  

  A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.  
 -  John A. Shedd
  

  I have no problem living with risk in my life. It's what separates the men from the boys.  
 -  Jordan Belfort
  

  Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.  
 -  Katherine Mansfield
  

  The truth is that, while you can't quantify reward, you can quantify risk.  
 -  Larry Hite
  

  You wanna become a risk-taker. You wanna raise the bar on yourself. Most people won't do that. See most people engage in low-life living, low-risk living. This God said, 'If you're not willing to risk, you cannot grow.' And if you cannot grow, you cannot become your best. And if you cannot become your best, you can't be happy. And if you can't be happy, then what else is there?  
 -  Les Brown
  

  I've been popular and unpopular, successful and unsuccessful, loved and loathed and I know how meaningless it all is. Therefore, I feel free to take whatever risks I want.  
 -  Madonna
  

  Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  Move fast. Take risks. It's ok to try big things. You're better off trying something and having it not work and then learning from that than having not done anything at all.  
 -  Mark Zuckerberg
  

  Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act.  
 -  Maxwell Maltz
  

  The only safe thing is to take a chance. Play safe and you are dead. Taking risks is the essence of good work, and the difference between safe and bold can only be defined by yourself since no one else knows for what you are hoping when you embark on anything.  
 -  Mike Nichols
  

  There can be no great accomplishment without risk.  
 -  Neil Armstrong
  

  All courses of action are risky, so prudence is not in avoiding danger, but calculating risk and acting decisively. Make mistakes of ambition and not mistakes of sloth. Develop the strength to do bold things, not the strength to suffer.  
 -  Niccolo Machiavelli
  

  There are two types of risk in life: the danger of trying and danger of not trying. That is to say, there is always risk, no matter how you may try to avoid it or protect yourself. Let's say you are interested in dating someone. It's a gamble just to call and ask the person out. You might be turned down. But what if you don't try? After all, this wonderful person might say yes.  
 -  Nick Vujicic
  

  I believe that one of life's greatest risks is never daring to risk.  
 -  Oprah Winfrey
  

  It's necessary to take risks, and to follow certain paths whilst abandoning others. No one is able to choose without fear.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.  
 -  Peter F. Drucker
  

  Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.  
 -  Robert F. Kennedy
  

  In today's rapidly changing world, the people who are not taking risk are the risk takers.  
 -  Robert Kiyosaki
  

  It is only by being bold that you get anywhere. If you are a risk-taker, then the art is to protect the downside.  
 -  Sir Richard Branson
  

  During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.  
 -  Soren Kierkegaard
  

  During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.  
 -  Soren Kierkegaard
  

  To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.  
 -  Soren Kierkegaard
  

  People who refuse to take risks live with a feeling of dread that is far more severe than what they would feel if they took the risks necessary to make them less helpless - only they don't know it!  
 -  Susan Jeffers
  

  Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.  
 -  T. S. Eliot
  

  Let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out.  
 -  Theodore Roosevelt
  

  Risk, to me, is the potential for an irreversible, negative outcome.  
 -  Tim Ferriss
  

  Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing-taking.  
 -  Tim McMahon
  

  Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.  
 -  Warren Buffett
  

  Why not go out on a limb? That's where the fruit is.  
 -  Will Rogers
  

  It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. And often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true.  
 -  William James
  

  The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.  
 -  William Jennings Bryan