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Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely.

It is impossible to win the great prizes of life without running risks.

It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.

It is not manly to turn one's back on fortune.

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.

It is so tempting to try the most difficult thing possible.

It is the business of the future to be dangerous; and it is among the merits of science that it equips the future for its duties.

It is the risk element which ensures security. Risk brings out the ingenuity and resourcefulness which ensure success.

It takes courage to lead a life. Any life.

It's only when we have nothing else to hold onto that we're willing to try something very audacious and scary.

Liberty is always dangerous - but it is the safest thing we have.

Life is a risk.

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.

Life is either always a tightrope or a feather bed. Give me the tightrope.

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

Love, like a chicken salad or restaurant hash, must be taken with blind faith or it loses its flavor.

Make voyages. Attempt them. There's nothing else.

My favorite thing is to go where I have never gone.

Necessity is the mother of taking chances.

Nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim.


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