Quotes on Risk Taking

  • “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” -- Goethe
  • “Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” -- Helen Keller
    “It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.” -- Seneca
  • “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far it is possible to go.” -- T.S. Eliot
  • “What you have to do and the way you have to do it is incredibly simple. Whether you are willing to do it is another matter.” -- Peter Drucker
  • “Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.” -- Jimmy Carter
  • “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” -- Pablo Picasso
  • “Life is being on the wire, everything else is just waiting.” -- Karl Wallenda
  • “If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.” -- Mario Andretti
  • “Don’t be afraid to take a big step. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.” -- David Lloyd George
  • “It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all.” -- William James