50 Best Quotes about Risk

Risk Quote of the Day

You can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover will be yourself. - Alan Alda , American Actor

I love a good cliffhanger. I love when big events happen in shows. I love shows that aren't afraid to take risks and to really do what's best for the story line and realistic for the story line. - Candice Accola, Actress

Love Quotes, Anger Quotes

You are still lucky - you have a certain type of people who keep buying your music - but then you can get typecast and have to keep making that same music, and you can change only slightly. It's risky to bounce around and change your type of music. - Randy Bachman, Musician

Change Quotes, Luck Quotes, Music Quotes

I have a problem with censorship by the lawyer - by legal people by the publishing firm, and I may be changing publishers. They don't seem to want to take too many risks with living people. - Kenneth Anger, Author


Most people have an aversion to risk, my college economics professor told me. Which means they have to be rewarded to take on that risk. The higher the risk, the higher the possible payout has to be for people to jump. - Michael Arrington , Businessman

Marrying for love may be a bit risky, but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it. - Josh Billings, Comedian

Love Quotes, God Quotes, Help Quotes, Smile Quotes

I do have a small collection of traditional SF ideas which I've never been able to sell. I'm known as a fantasy writer and neither my agent nor my editors want to risk my brand by jumping genre. - Lynn Abbey, Author

Ideas Quotes

The masculine energy was about survival. The male was the hunter who risked his life and had to be in the fight-flight mode. - Deepak Chopra

Life Quotes, Energy Quotes

The payouts for starting a business are just terrible when you account for risk. A tiny minority of entrepreneurs ever get rich. And the majority of entrepreneurs would probably make far more money, and have more stable personal relationships, if they just worked for someone else. - Michael Arrington , Businessman

Accounting Quotes, Business Quotes, Rich Quotes, Work Quotes, Money Quotes, Relationship Quotes

At the World Cup, there is a constant risk that you might find a bag or some object that has been left behind, and no one is quite sure what it is. To bring in a full bomb-disposal team for each item can be very time-consuming. The PackBot can go over rough terrain, climb stairs, pick things up, and also be operated from a safe distance. - Colin Angle, Businessman

Time Quotes

To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth. - Richard Baker, Politician

Health Quotes, Rich Quotes, Truth Quotes, Wealth Quotes

Well I just figure any man who risks his neck to save a dog's life isn't going to kill someone for gold teeth. - Alvin Adams, Businessman

Life Quotes

He who stands aloof runs the risk of believing himself better than others and misusing his critique of society as an ideology for his private interest. - Theodor Adorno, Philosopher

Games are all about taking risks. - James Altucher, Author

One can not love without opening oneself, and opening oneself, that's taking the risk of suffering. One does not have control. - Isabelle Adjani, Actress

Love Quotes, Control Quotes, Suffering Quotes

It's a gamble you take, the risk of alienating an audience. But there's a theory - sometimes it's better to confuse them for five minutes than let them get ahead of you for 10 seconds. - Paul Thomas Anderson, Director

It's risky in a marriage for a man to come home too late, but it can sometimes pose an even greater risk if he comes home too early. - Marcel Achard, Playwright

Marriage Quotes, Great Quotes

Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. - Paulo Coelho, Novelist

Experience Quotes

You must take the risk to disclose yourself in order to become more real, more human. And even if the price is high. - Isabelle Adjani, Actress

I just let the work speak for itself. An actor is not afraid to take risks; to put on different hats; to be a good guy, a bad guy, a victim, an abuser. There are all kinds of people in the world, and playing them is what acting is all about. - Kevin Bacon, Actor

Work Quotes

Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy. - Robert Anthony , Author

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

There is always the risk of being over-confident when you are preparing to face a weaker player. - Viswanathan Anand, Celebrity

It is, finally, a word is untimely in three different senses, and bearing it as one's treasure will not win one anyone's favours; one rather risks finding oneself outside everyone's camp... Beauty is the word that shall be our first. - Hans Urs von Balthasar

Beauty Quotes

I'm not only a lawyer, I have a post doctorate degree in federal tax law from William and Mary. I work in serious scholarship and work in the United States federal tax court. My husband and I raised five kids. We've raised 23 foster children. We've applied ourselves to education reform. We started a charter school for at-risk kids. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

Taxes Quotes, Children Quotes, Education Quotes, Work Quotes, Reform Quotes

A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold. - George Bernard Shaw

Anger Quotes, Learning Quotes

It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what's left? - Jim Carrey

Death Quotes, Dreams Quotes

We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue, at our peril, risk and hazard. - Voltaire, Writer

The human brain is at particularly high risk for damage by free radicals because of its high degree of metabolism compared to other tissues, while lacking the levels of antioxidant protection found elsewhere in the body. - David Perlmutter

Radicals Quotes

I've arrived at the place if I'm not taking a career risk, I'm not happy. If I'm scared, then I know I'm being challenged. - Jim Carrey

Challenge Quotes

When I wrote 'Before The Dawn,' I made it quite clear that there are lots of people involved in my life who I can't talk about simply because I'd put them at risk. - Gerry Adams, Politician

Life Quotes

Well private money can take risks in a way that government money often isn't willing to. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Money Quotes

All of us take offense to anyone who reaps the rewards of living in America without taking on the responsibilities of living in America. And undocumented immigrants who desperately want to embrace those responsibilities see little option but to remain in the shadows, or risk their families being torn apart. - Barack Obama, American President

If we are too friendly to nice, decent bishops, we run the risk of buying into the fiction that there's something virtuous about believing things because of faith rather than because of evidence. We run the risk of betraying scientific enlightenment. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Faith Quotes

Prior to September 11, we thought the world beyond our shores was one world of risk and the world in our continent was another world of risk. - John Ashcroft , Public Servant

Thought Quotes

If your plane is being hijacked by an armed man who, though prepared to take risks, presumably wants to go on living, there is room for bargaining. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

The length of this document defends it well against the risk of its being read. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

What I really like doing is taking risks, musically. - Casey Abrams, Musician

Music Quotes

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit. - e. e. cummings, Poet

Curiosity Quotes, Experience Quotes, Wonder Quotes

I'm not saying that love always takes you to heaven. Your life can become a nightmare. But that said, it is worth taking the risk. - Paulo Coelho, Novelist

Love Quotes, Life Quotes, Heaven Quotes, Worth Quotes

Whenever you have two characters in a book, whether it's a novel or nonfiction, you run the risk that the reader is going to like one more than the other. They're going to read one chapter and say, 'I can't wait to get back to the other guy.' - Mitch Albom , Writer

Character Quotes

Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you. - Erma Bombeck, Journalist

Time Quotes, Work Quotes

Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you - Erma Bombeck, Journalist

Time Quotes, Work Quotes

We have to think outside the box, inside the Constitution, find ways to do things that will elevate our security, reduce the risk of the incidence of terrorist attack. - John Ashcroft , Public Servant

Security Quotes

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

This report, by its very length, defends itself against the risk of being read. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

Risk is a part of God's game, alike for men and nations. - Warren Buffett, Businessman

Men Quotes

No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause. - Theodore Roosevelt, President

Life Quotes, Great Quotes, Time Quotes, Worth Quotes

In the end it is worse to suppress dissent than to run the risk of heresy. - Learned Hand

Dissent Quotes

Our combination of great research universities, a pro-risk business culture, deep pools of innovation-seeking equity capital and reliable business and contract law is unprecedented and unparalleled in the world. - Marc Andreessen, Businessman

Business Quotes, Great Quotes, Innovation Quotes, Law Quotes

Risk is to do something that 99 percent of the time would be a failure. - Ferran Adria, Chef

Failure Quotes, Time Quotes