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Something must be left to chance; nothing is sure in a sea fight beyond all others. See quote detail

Sometimes I think we can tell how important it is to risk by how dangerous it is to do so.

Speaking of Ted Turner The important thing is this: to be able at any moment to sacrifice what we are for what we could become.

Take calculated risks. Act boldly and thoughtfully. Be an agile company.

Take calculated risks. This is quite different from being rash. My personal belief is that if you have a 50% chance, take it!

Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.

Taking risks gives me energy.

The ambitious climb high and perilous stairs, and never care how to come down; the desire of rising hath swallowed up their fear of a fall.

The defense force inside of us wants us to be cautious, to stay away from anything as intense as a new kind of action. Its job is to protect us, and it categorically avoids anything resembling danger. But it's often wrong.

The faster you go, the more chance there is of stubbing your toe, but the more chance you have of getting somewhere.

The fiery trials through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the last generation.

The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.

The fixed determination to acquire the warrior soul, and to have acquired it to either conquer or perish with honor, is the secret of victory.

The follies which a man regrets the most in his life are those which he didn't commit when he had the opportunity.

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheaply, we esteem too lightly; 'tis dearness only that gives everything its value.

The men who have done big things are those who were not afraid to attempt big things, who were not afraid to risk failure in order to gain success.

The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity, and execute with vigor; to sketch out a map of possibilities, and then to treat them as probabilities.

The moment somebody says "this is very risky" is the moment it becomes attractive to me.


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