Risk Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Risk

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As the head of security for an airline, I can't ask my passengers to risk their lives and jump on a terrorist. This is why we need air marshals on every flight.
~By Isaac Yeffet ~


Often you need to take some risk, but it must be a realistic risk, you can't take a crazy risk.
~By Sergei Bubka ~


This is technology that will not go away. And to risk it moving into the hands of a terrorist group like al Qaeda or to other focused enemies of the United States, would have tragic consequences.
~By John Sununu ~


At our company, our Design and Construction Consulting Service Team not only helps eliminate the risks inherent in the construction process, they typically save our clients 5% - 10% on overall construction costs. They also help make sure projects come in on time.
~By Roger Staubach ~


The only risk of failure is promotion.
~By Scott Adams ~


Iraq is a long way from the U.S., but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face.
~By Madeleine Albright ~


There is risk and truth to yourselves and the world before you.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


One of my biggest problems this season was with the clutch at the start of the race. I hate to risk the car.
~By Alain Prost ~


There is no glory in war, yet from the blackness of its history, there emerge vivid colours of human character and courage. Those who risked their lives to help their friends.
~By Silvia Cartwright ~


You don't concentrate on risks. You concentrate on results. No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done.
~By Chuck Yeager ~


The innocence that feels no risk and is taught no caution, is more vulnerable than guilt, and oftener assailed.
~By Nathaniel Parker Willis ~


Likewise today, some Christians are content to merely exist until they die. They don't want to risk anything, to believe God, to grow or mature. They refuse to believe his Word, and have become hardened in their unbelief. Now they're living just to die.
~By David Wilkerson ~


Once we open the door to the plutonium economy, we expose ourselves to absolutely terrible, horrifying risks from these people.
~By David R. Brower ~


Also, it's risky to try to duplicate earlier success. Magician had a certain charm to it, mostly due to my choice of lead characters, that I would be hard put to duplicate.
~By Raymond E. Feist ~


The only risk we run is by doing nothing.
~By Brian Higgins ~


There is something about jumping a horse over a fence, something that makes you feel good. Perhaps it's the risk, the gamble. In any event it's a thing I need.
~By William Faulkner ~


Any time you take a chance you better be sure the rewards are worth the risk because they can put you away just as fast for a ten dollar heist as they can for a million dollar job.
~By Stanley Kubrick ~


In the old days, people used to risk their lives in India or in the Americas in order to bring back products which now seem to us to have been of comically little worth.
~By Levi Strauss ~


To believe in love, to be ready to give up anything for it, to be willing to risk your life for it, is the ultimate tragedy.
~By Leonardo DiCaprio ~


Our national security is at risk when we rely on foreign oil to keep our economy moving forward.
~By Bill Shuster ~


If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year. People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
~By Peter Drucker ~


What we're going to do is redouble our efforts on financial regulatory reform, because that has in it sensible things like say on pay, so at least the shareholders are minding the store, sensible things like saying, for heaven's sakes, compensation should be focused on - on long term, so that you don't have rewards for short-term risk-taking.
~By Christina Romer ~


If I am outspoken of the dangers of intemperance to members of our armed forces, it is because we are all especially concerned for the welfare of those who are risking their lives in the cause of freedom.
~By William Lyon Mackenzie King ~


You've got to keep taking certain risks, because my priority is in acting, it's not in movie stardom.
~By Gary Sinise ~


The greatest risk is really to take no risk at all. You've got to go out there, jump off the cliff, and take chances.
~By Patrick Warburton ~


Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?
~By Jean-Jacques Rousseau ~


I think it's a bigger risk following a part that plays up your looks than it is to try and carve out a career as an actor.
~By Jude Law ~


Clinton has more important things to worry about. He not only risks being destroyed historically, like Afghanistan's Buddha statues; he also could end up going to jail.
~By Ed Koch ~


Not taboo - it's just that straight actors still risk their careers commercially and economically. They have to please the crowd - they're movie stars; their image is their industry. It goes beyond acting.
~By Ang Lee ~


I have always thought it morally unacceptable to kill stories, not to run stories, that people have risked their lives to get.
~By Christiane Amanpour ~


I will work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to preserve the Social Security promise that provides secure retirement benefits for all, especially those who are most at risk such as widows, orphans, and people with disabilities when the need arises.
~By Chaka Fattah ~


Some studies show that women can be better money managers than men because they tend to be more conservative and do their homework. Men tend to take more risks without the research.
~By Maria Bartiromo ~


On the other hand, the American public possesses a great resilience and strength, and good risk communication strategies can tap into and even amplify those assets.
~By Patrick J. Kennedy ~


Taking risks gives me energy.
~By Jay Chiat ~


You have to be aware. Like, I'm not going to do any downhill skiing. It looks like a whole lot of fun, but I'm not going to risk breaking a leg. I want to be dancing the way I'm dancing now for 30 more years.
~By Bebe Neuwirth ~


Risk means everything from being honest about your faith, to moving, to quitting a job that's paying you a fortune but it's not what's in your heart. Risking things is one of the biggest fears we have.
~By John Tesh ~


If we get in an accident that's strong enough to break bones, it's going to break bones. What makes me a little bit higher risk is that if I break my right ankle again, I've got a bunch of screws and plates in there, and that would not be good.
~By Al Unser ~


In the U.S.A. or Europe there is no realistic way to estimate the type, magnitude, or probability of the risk, nor any way to narrow down the potentially affected regions.
~By Jurgen Habermas ~


After the loss of Columbia a couple of years ago, I think we were reminded of the risk. All of us, though, have always known that the Space Shuttle is a very risky vehicle, much more risky than even flying airplanes in combat.
~By Mark Kelly ~


It's a funny thing, the less people have to live for, the less nerve they have to risk losing nothing.
~By Zora Neale Hurston ~


However, the Administration's plan to privatize Social Security will undermine retirement security for all Americans by cutting guaranteed benefits by more than 40 percent, and risky private accounts won't make up for the loss of benefits for millions of Americans.
~By Ruben Hinojosa ~


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


Make sure what you risk is yours to lose.
~By L. M. Heroux ~


Prophesy is a good line of business, but it is full of risks.
~By Mark Twain ~


There was a second problem that was still not a technical problem... the project became classified. I couldn't work on it after having gone to all that trouble. I was considered a security risk, so I could not get a clearance.
~By Gordon Gould ~


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.
~By William James ~


You must be willing to risk everything to really express it all.
~By John Cassavetes ~


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


And one of the things we did here was we put the maximum amount of money up front in those cities that were at the greater risk, but that doesn't mean that we keep rebuilding the same security over and over again.
~By Michael Chertoff ~


If the only new thing we have to offer is an improved version of the past, then today can only be inferior to yesterday. Hypnotized by images of the past, we risk losing all capacity for creative change.
~By Robert Hewison ~


I'm fighting for small businesses. I'm not fighting for big oil. Don't be confused. And there are thousands of businesses in this state that are at great risk. Meanwhile, the country keeps guzzling the oil, but we're out of work down here. We need to get back to work to build this region, and we intend to do so.
~By Mary Landrieu ~


Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall.
~By Tobias Smollett ~


Having the benefit to our society, not only here in the United States but throughout the world with the amount of invention you get from having a space program, is well worth the risk that an individual like myself has to take by flying in the vehicle.
~By Mark Kelly ~


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.
~By Lynn Abbey ~


The impact of climate change is a tremendous risk to the security and well-being of our countries.
~By Nancy Pelosi ~


Creative people who can't help but explore other mental territories are at greater risk, just as someone who climbs a mountain is more at risk than someone who just walks along a village lane.
~By R. D. Laing ~


All soldiers who serve their country and put their lives at risk need to know that if something happens to them, their families will be well taken care of. That's the bond we have with our military men and women and their families.
~By Jeff Sessions ~


Oh, yes, that never happened to me in my life before. It was a risky film, and I warned the producer.
~By Alain Resnais ~


These are men and women who are willing to risk their lives in defense of their country. And the fact that their orientation - sexual orientation's been held against them is a blot on our nation's reputation.
~By Dick Durbin ~


To write something, you have to risk making a fool of yourself.
~By Anne Rice ~


As a co-chair of the State's 2010 Olympics Task Force, I am working to make sure our border crossings are ready to handle the risks and benefits the Games will bring.
~By Rick Larsen ~


People who take risks are the people you'll lose against.
~By John Sculley ~


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.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


Sometimes there are things worth risking your life for. It was Jesus who said if you want to save your life, you have to lose it.
~By Gene Robinson ~


If you risk nothing, then you risk everything.
~By Geena Davis ~


Doves oppose war on the grounds that the risks exceed the gains. War with Iraq could be very costly, possibly degenerating into urban warfare.
~By Charles Krauthammer ~


If we have isolated individuals able to inflict enormous harm, imagine what a single lunatic can do with a nuclear weapon. I think the whole base of civil society is at risk.
~By Joshua Lederberg ~


There is small risk a general will be regarded with contempt by those he leads, if, whatever he may have to preach, he shows himself best able to perform.
~By Xenophon ~


Rich people who own mansions on the beach shouldn't get federal subsidies. If you want to stay there, take the risk.
~By Geraldo Rivera ~


The second thing we did was said, OK, we've now identified the risk, but what do you want to do with the money? Because it's not enough to have risk; you've got to have a meaningful use for the money we give you.
~By Michael Chertoff ~


Experts tell us that 90% of all brain development occurs by the age of five. If we don't begin thinking about education in the early years, our children are at risk of falling behind by the time they start Kindergarten.
~By Robert. L. Ehrlich ~


The riskiest thing we can do is just maintain the status quo.
~By Bob Iger ~


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.
~By John Ashcroft ~


It was so satisfying for me - a great reward, just to see it done well. And it was beautifully directed by my daughter Susan Riskin. Imagine, a play about my mother directed by my daughter?!
~By Fay Wray ~


Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.
~By Paulo Coelho ~


You must accept that you might fail; then, if you do your best and still don't win, at least you can be satisfied that you've tried. If you don't accept failure as a possibility, you don't set high goals, you don't branch out, you don't try - you don't take the risk.
~By Rosalynn Carter ~


To walk across the street is a risk.
~By Mikhail Baryshnikov ~


When I got to college, acting suddenly seemed like a very risky proposition and all my friends were going to law school or med school or Wall Street.
~By Wentworth Miller ~


No one else can take risks for us, or face our losses on our behalf, or give us self-esteem. No one can spare us from life's slings and arrows, and when death comes, we meet it alone.
~By Martha Beck ~


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.
~By John Ashcroft ~


The risk of a terrorist victory is greater when in fighting terror, democracy betrays its own essence.
~By Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero ~


Yes, prudently invested contributions to the Social Security fund may bring greater dividends, but those contributions would also face a greater risk. It would be like gambling. We should not gamble with the investments and the future of the citizens of this land.
~By Daniel Inouye ~


Nobody wants to open a business near a Superfund site and risk being sued.
~By Fred Thompson ~


We have long passed the Victorian Era when asterisks were followed after a certain interval by a baby.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


I mean, money people are usually quite brisk, but mine aren't, and they keep on giving me spaces so that I've been able to go on and do plays and films.
~By Jeremy Brett ~


Will isn't a screaming queen - that's Jack's part. They needed someone to play the part for America. It's just not the same as Britain. To have a gay character as a lead is risky.
~By Eric McCormack ~


Today, the growing economic and social pressures in our country are putting millions of women, children and families at increased risk of abuse and neglect, especially when families are denied basic support services and economic opportunity.
~By Robert Casey ~


If we carry on filling up the calendar, we keep on pushing the athlete, we shorten the athletes longevity. The risk is to shorten a career that could have lasted 10 years because the athlete is burnt out.
~By Alberto Juantorena ~


Nearly 100,000 sex offenders remain unregistered, and are moving freely about the country; the risk that they may strike again grows every day.
~By Bob Ney ~


Their films would probably be better if they'd seen a few more films, which runs counter to this idiotic theory that you run the risk of being influenced if you see too much.
~By Jacques Rivette ~


One of the responsibilities faced by the Environmental Genome Project is to provide the science base upon which society can make better informed risk management decisions.
~By Samuel Wilson ~


It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one.
~By Voltaire ~


So I am totally aware that when I defend the autonomy of art I'm going counter to my own development. It's more an instinctive reaction, meant to protect the private aspect of the work, the part I am most interested in and which nowadays is at risk in our culture.
~By Thom Mayne ~


It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen.
~By Herodotus ~


If you're not making mistakes, you're not taking risks, and that means you're not going anywhere. The key is to make mistakes faster than the competition, so you have more changes to learn and win.
~By John W. Holt, Jr. ~


I'm a risk taker and I've always been like that, especially when it comes to fashion.
~By Christina Aguilera ~


I don't believe in pitfalls. I believe in taking risks and not doing the same thing twice.
~By Guy Laliberte ~


If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die. Risking it through not pushing hard enough is not a humility.
~By Paul Keating ~


I realized I really liked the screen. I knew it was a challenge, but I wasn't afraid of risk.
~By Tom Selleck ~

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May 28 ,2024
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