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I think in national security, the war in Iraq is troublesome and a difficult challenge, but our troops and the military leaders we have are managing that situation, although it continues to be very risky and very dangerous.
~By Thad Cochran ~


If a jerk burns the flag, America is not threatened, democracy is not under siege, freedom is not at risk.
~By Gary Ackerman ~


Each of us, having received several hundred dollars, we passed the time gloriously, spending our money freely - never thinking that our lives were risked gaining it.
~By Kit Carson ~


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 ~


It is always sound business to take any obtainable net gain, at any cost and at any risk to the rest of the community.
~By Thorstein Veblen ~


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 ~


At the risk of being a fuddy-duddy I don't have a computer; I don't have e-mail; and I really don't need something in my house that I would be sitting in front of for hours.
~By Marian McPartland ~


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 ~


I think the studio gave me that series on purpose, because they knew perfectly well that Robert Riskin was ill and that I needed to go to work. They gave me that series to do.
~By Fay Wray ~


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 ~


Who wants a world in which the guarantee that we shall not die of starvation entails the risk of dying of boredom?
~By Raoul Vaneigem ~


When the script was written, it was sent to me with asterisks marking where he felt a song would be appropriate. Before the film was shot, the score was written. I made a demo of it, so they lived with the music as they were making the film.
~By Alan Price ~


I'm fascinated by how Hollywood has changed since I started. Today it's about immediate delivery. There's less risk and less art.
~By Diane Lane ~


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


Risk is at the heart of jazz. Every note we play is a risk.
~By Steve Lacy ~


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.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


That was kind of scary. You got the sense as a little kid that you might be at risk now, and then you're like, 'Why are we at risk? It's because my grandfather is in charge of all of this.' You can't really realize the magnitude of a job like that when you are eight.
~By Lauren Bush ~


Look at the Palestinians with the huge, huge percentage of unemployed. What does that breed? Anyone who's unemployed in the world, you feel there's no meaning and there's a risk that you drift over to something desperate. Yes, we have to tackle the social problems as well.
~By Hans Blix ~


Once you are a victim of a bombing, you enter a risk group to which they will not sell insurance.
~By Ernst Zundel ~


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 ~


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 ~


The tax on capital gains directly affects investment decisions, the mobility and flow of risk capital... the ease or difficulty experienced by new ventures in obtaining capital, and thereby the strength and potential for growth in the economy.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


I think if you go beyond a year - if this continues into the system in the out years, I think there is a risk and that - that we could have a negative reaction in the bond market and that will offset the good that was attempted to be done.
~By Franklin Raines ~


I expected to be shot at any moment and if they had done I would have understood, that they couldn't take risks with someone foolhardy or so unpredictable.
~By Laurie Lee ~


The risk presented by these lethal wastes is like no other risk, and we should not be expected to accept it or to project it into the future in order for manufacturers and utilities to make a dollar killing now.
~By David R. Brower ~


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 ~


Many a man is praised for his reserve and so-called shyness when he is simply too proud to risk making a fool of himself.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


Scissors, screwdrivers and the like pose an unacceptable risk to flight crews as well passengers.
~By Dave Reichert ~


Many will call me an adventurer - and that I am, only one of a different sort: one of those who risks his skin to prove his platitudes.
~By Che Guevara ~


There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.
~By J. Paul Getty ~


The principle element in a performance is risk, and if you're losing interest then by scaring yourself to death the audience will feel it and boy it'll wake them up.
~By Leo Kottke ~


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


And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
~By Anais Nin ~


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 ~


The best roles have risks... and those are the parts I'm interested in.
~By Brendan Fehr ~


Redistricting is a deeply political process, with incumbents actively seeking to minimize the risk to themselves (via bipartisan gerrymanders) or to gain additional seats for their party (via partisan gerrymanders).
~By Thomas E. Mann ~


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.
~By Marcel Achard ~


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 ~


There is a basic lesson on financial crises that governments tend to wait too long, underestimate the risks, want to do too little. And it ultimately gets away from them, and they end up spending more money, causing much more damage to the economy.
~By Timothy Geithner ~


If it was really successful, it was a life calling, a career I was excited about doing, so I didn't think the overall risk was anywhere near as high as what the reward was.
~By John Hickenlooper ~


To be alive at all involves some risk.
~By Harold MacMillan ~


Had it not been for James Meredith, who was willing to risk his life, the University of Mississippi would still be all white.
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


Old forms of government finally grow so oppressive that they must be thrown off even at the risk of reigns of terror.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


Entrepreneurs are risk takers, willing to roll the dice with their money or reputation on the line in support of an idea or enterprise. They willingly assume responsibility for the success or failure of a venture and are answerable for all its facets.
~By Victor Kiam ~


We carve out risk-free lives where nothing happens.
~By James Hillman ~


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 ~


Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
~By Walter Anderson ~


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


With love, you should go ahead and take the risk of getting hurt... because love is an amazing feeling.
~By Britney Spears ~


I'm brave to say that I won't take this sort of risk.
~By Alain Prost ~


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


Tragically, the White House Task Force on Disadvantaged Youth reported that one-quarter of our young people are at serious risk of not achieving productive adulthood.
~By Ruben Hinojosa ~


The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.
~By Maimonides ~


Actors take risks all the time. We put ourselves on the line. It is creative to be able to interpret someone's words and breathe life into them.
~By Patty Duke ~


Once the brokerage house, rather than the bank, became the locus for American savings, that money would find its way into the stock market, because the broker was someone with a much higher tolerance for risk than the banker.
~By Ron Chernow ~


A woman who is willing to be herself and pursue her own potential runs not so much the risk of loneliness, as the challenge of exposure to more interesting men - and people in general.
~By Lorraine Hansberry ~


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 ~


A very Faustian choice is upon us: whether to accept our corrosive and risky behavior as the unavoidable price of population and economic growth, or to take stock of ourselves and search for a new environmental ethic.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


I'm of the mind that life is a risk, every time you leave your house it's a risk, and I see no reason to go through life with my hands tied behind my back for any reason. I'd be foolish to let something stop me from doing what I love to do.
~By Thomas Jane ~


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 ~


A witness, in the sense that I am using the word, is a man whose life and faith are so completely one that when the challenge comes to step out and testify for his faith, he does so, disregarding all risks, accepting all consequences.
~By Whittaker Chambers ~


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 ~


We've had risk assessments performed by Harvard University, which said that even if we did have a small number of cases in this country that the likelihood of it spreading or getting into any kind of human health problem is very, very small.
~By Ann Veneman ~


I think we're at risk with our democracy. I think we're dealing with the most closed, imperialistic, nastiest administration in living memory. They even put Richard Nixon to shame.
~By Wesley Clark ~


I'm not a risk taker. I don't do plunging necklines or really short skirts. I try to stay as classy as possible and provide a little mystery.
~By Kristen Bell ~


However well organized the foundations of life may be, life must always be full of risks.
~By Henry Ellis ~


There is a tremendous amount of support for the approach we have taken, which again is to base our decisions on risk analysis and thoughtful scientific process.
~By Mike Johanns ~


Since the reduction of risk factors is the scientific basis for primary prevention, the World Health Organization promotes the development of an integrated strategy for prevention of several diseases, rather than focusing on individual ones.
~By Gro Harlem Brundtland ~


Government does not create wealth. The major role for the government is to create an environment where people take risks to expand the job rate in the United States.
~By George W. Bush ~


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


The moment somebody says 'this is very risky' is the moment it becomes attractive to me.
~By Kate Capshaw ~


The search for the symbolic value of phonemes, each taken as a whole, runs the risk of giving rise to ambiguous and trivial interpretations because phonemes are complex entities, bundles of different distinctive features.
~By Roman Jakobson ~


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


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


When you play it too safe, you're taking the biggest risk of your life. Time is the only wealth we're given.
~By Barbara Sher ~


In this case they're doctors. But having passion for your work and to take risks in order to better human kind. That's a pretty big theme. It's pretty inspiring.
~By Mary Stuart Masterson ~


If you're playing within your capability, what's the point? If you're not pushing your own technique to its own limits with the risk that it might just crumble at any moment, then you're not really doing your job.
~By Nigel Kennedy ~


The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.
~By Jawaharlal Nehru ~


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 ~


We can no longer tolerate losing one more innocent child or putting one more firefighter at risk in a fire that could have been prevented at the cost of pennies by making a couple simple changes to the construction of a cigarette.
~By Ed Markey ~


I had accumulated some capital and was at an age at which I was interested in generating income. But even though I was risk averse, I was interested in growth stocks.
~By James MacArthur ~


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 ~


The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.
~By Chuck Palahniuk ~


It is outrageous to know that security procedures are apparently so lax at the Department of Veterans Affairs that a single bureaucrat had the ability to put the personal information of over 26 million Veterans at risk for sale to the highest criminal bidder.
~By Bob Ney ~


Humor is very very risky, particularly for a candidate, unless he's been in so long that it just doesn't matter, and he's not running for president. But it's just that people are so sensitive and so touchy, and you're just going to upset somebody without ever realizing it.
~By Mark Russell ~


In 1970 I realized that there was negligible risk from x-rays but many radiographs had poor image quality so that the risk from a false negative was significant.
~By John Cameron ~


Everything's a risk, by the way, these days. Every film you make is a risk. There's no guarantee.
~By Cameron Diaz ~


They will therefore not be in a hurry to risk their entire business by expanding too rapidly, but they are the major indicator of whether the manufacturing industry accepts there is a sustainable business in RFID production.
~By Mike Marsh ~


I live for the present always. I accept this risk. I don't deny the past, but it's a page to turn.
~By Juliette Binoche ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Involvement in the arts engages kids in their community, improves self-esteem, reclaims at-risk youth, and builds the creative skills that are required of a 21st century workforce.
~By Gavin Newsom ~


If I wasn't doing this kind of exploration, I'd like to be doing some other kind of exploration. It might be more risky, or less risky, but, in the business of exploration, risk is part of the territory.
~By John L. Phillips ~


Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.
~By Denis Waitley ~


We're not afraid of risking what was our success yesterday in order to explore some new field. We're adventurous. We like the challenge of unknown territory, unknown artistic field, and that's what stimulates us.
~By Guy Laliberte ~


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.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


I think Van Sant is the most important American director we have. He takes the most risks. He's just pure to me.
~By Michael Pitt ~


If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure.
~By Dan Quayle ~


The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. Don't store unnecessary data, keep an eye on what's happening, and don't take unnecessary risks.
~By Chris Bell ~

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