"Risk - If one as to jump a stream and knows how wide it is, he will not jump. If he doesn't know how wide it is, he'll jump and six times out of ten he'll make it." -- Proverb
"Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves." -- Walter Anderson
"What you risk reveals what you value." -- Jeanette Winterson
"The willingness to take risks is our grasp of faith." -- George E. Woodberry
"Progress always involves risks. You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first."
-- Frederick B. Wilcox
"First weigh the considerations, then take the risks." -- Helmuth von Moltke
"One must pick and choose one's battles in life or risk living in many emotional foxholes."
-- Donald S. Neviaser
"If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure." -- J Danforth Quayle
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. -- André Gide
"That's the risk you take if you change: that people you've been involved with won't like the new you. But other people who do will come along." -- Lisa Alther