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78 Inspirational Quotes on Taking Risks (CHANCES)

Top 10 Famous Quotes on Taking Risks (CHANCES)

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

Mark Twain
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far it is possible to go. - T.S. Eliot
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far it is possible to go. – T.S. Eliot
Living with fear stops us taking risks, and if you don't go out on the branch, you're never going to get the best fruit. - Sarah Parish
Living with fear stops us taking risks, and if you don’t go out on the branch, you’re never going to get the best fruit. – Sarah Parish
Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks. - Mark Zuckerberg
The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks. – Mark Zuckerberg

“Optimistic people play a disproportionate role in shaping our lives. Their decisions make a difference; they are inventors, entrepreneurs, political and military leaders – not average people. They got to where they are by seeking challenges and taking risks.”

Daniel Kahneman
You can't get anywhere in life without taking risks. - Esme Bianco
You can’t get anywhere in life without taking risks. – Esme Bianco
You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick that measures the risk involved. They go together. - Earl Nightingale
You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick that measures the risk involved. They go together. – Earl Nightingale
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. - Anais Nin
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin
Taking risks doesn't mean shirking responsibility, but embracing possibilities. - Vick Hope
Taking risks doesn’t mean shirking responsibility, but embracing possibilities. – Vick Hope

2 Quotes on Taking Risks in Love

“To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect.”

Criss Jami
I'm in love with love, so I'm always taking risks! I think it's part of love, taking risks. - Melanie Laurent
I’m in love with love, so I’m always taking risks! I think it’s part of love, taking risks. – Melanie Laurent

6 Quotes on Taking Risks in Business

“If the head man in a company is not working 12 hours a day, doing things, taking risks, but also standing with his people in the trenches at the most difficult of times, then the company loses something.”

Rupert Murdoch
You can't be successful in business without taking risks. It's really that simple. - Adena Friedman
You can’t be successful in business without taking risks. It’s really that simple. – Adena Friedman

“There is no greater country on Earth for entrepreneurship than America. In every category, from the high-tech world of Silicon Valley, where I live, to University R&D labs, to countless Main Street small business owners, Americans are taking risks, embracing new ideas and – most importantly – creating jobs.”

Eric Ries
Taking risks and being focused, sometimes, are at odds. Both are required to build a great company. - Andy Dunn
Taking risks and being focused, sometimes, are at odds. Both are required to build a great company. – Andy Dunn

“I thought, ‘I have ideas. I’m creative.’ I just didn’t see why I should be pigeon-holing myself in the business world or staying in corporate America when I already knew that I was capable of taking risks.”

Payal Kadakia

“If I had to give odds, I would say 30 percent of whatever good fortune I’ve had in this business has been luck, and 50 percent has been casting – so that’s 80 percent right there. And 20 percent is just working really hard and taking risks.”

Greg Berlanti

16 Quotes on Taking Risks that Will Motivate You to Go After Your Dreams

“Every day, women and girls are finding incredible confidence and taking risks. When they change one mind, pretty soon, they have changed one tradition. That changed tradition has changed a village. That one village has changed a country. That new reality means new opportunities for themselves and their daughters.”

Jill Biden
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Never stop taking risks. Just keep reaching. - Ryan Eggold
Never stop taking risks. Just keep reaching. – Ryan Eggold

“If someone is always to blame, if every time something goes wrong someone has to be punished, people quickly stop taking risks. Without risks, there can’t be breakthroughs.”

Peter Diamandis
You only do good work when you're taking risks and pushing yourself. - Sally Hawkins
You only do good work when you’re taking risks and pushing yourself. – Sally Hawkins
Taking risks is the best thing ever, and that's what gets you anywhere. - Benee
Taking risks is the best thing ever, and that’s what gets you anywhere. – Benee

Believing in yourself and what you do is so important. It took me a long time to find that confidence. If you’re an artist and you’re taking risks, then you’re doing something right if some people don’t get it.”

Kate Voegele
If you dare nothing, then when the day is over, nothing is all you will have gained. - Neil Gaiman
If you dare nothing, then when the day is over, nothing is all you will have gained. – Neil Gaiman
I was not willing to give up because I was born to like taking risks and that is my way of life. - Alain Robert
I was not willing to give up because I was born to like taking risks and that is my way of life. – Alain Robert
We are always in a state of flux, and taking risks is important. - Caroline Polachek
We are always in a state of flux, and taking risks is important. – Caroline Polachek
Risk leads to greatness. - Tim Sullivan
Risk leads to greatness. – Tim Sullivan
Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing. - Denis Waitley
Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing. – Denis Waitley
If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul. - Drew Barrymore
If you don’t take risks, you’ll have a wasted soul. – Drew Barrymore
There are costs and risks to a program of action, but they are far less than the long range risks and costs of comfortable inaction. - John F. Kennedy
There are costs and risks to a program of action, but they are far less than the long range risks and costs of comfortable inaction. – John F. Kennedy
If you are just safe about the choices you make, you don't grow. - Heath Ledger
If you are just safe about the choices you make, you don’t grow. – Heath Ledger
You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen. - Paulo Coelho
You have to take risks. We will only understand the miracle of life fully when we allow the unexpected to happen. – Paulo Coelho

3 Quotes on Taking Risks and Survival

Just taking risks for risk's sake, that doesn't do it for me. I'm willing to take risks that I think are worth it, and I've worked so hard to make sure that I survive. - Chris Hadfield
Just taking risks for risk’s sake, that doesn’t do it for me. I’m willing to take risks that I think are worth it, and I’ve worked so hard to make sure that I survive. – Chris Hadfield
I prefer to be alive, so I'm cautious about taking risks. - Werner Herzog
I prefer to be alive, so I’m cautious about taking risks. – Werner Herzog
Death frames the high wire. But I don't see myself as taking risks. I do all of the preparations that a non-death seeker would do. - Philippe Petit
Death frames the high wire. But I don’t see myself as taking risks. I do all of the preparations that a non-death seeker would do. – Philippe Petit

10 Quotes on Taking Risks for Career and Entertainment

“I definitely look up to Rihanna. She doesn’t care what anyone thinks of her, and she’s not afraid of taking risks and trying different things, whether it’s fashion or music. She’s all about what makes her comfortable.”

Justine Skye
I got a lot of great life lessons from the entertainment industry. The first was being able to feel comfortable taking risks. - Jesse Itzler
I got a lot of great life lessons from the entertainment industry. The first was being able to feel comfortable taking risks. – Jesse Itzler
Part of what horror is, is taking risks and going somewhere that people think you're not supposed to be able to go, in the name of expressing real-life fears. - Jordan Peele
Part of what horror is, is taking risks and going somewhere that people think you’re not supposed to be able to go, in the name of expressing real-life fears. – Jordan Peele

“If you are not breaking rules and you are not taking risks, you are not going to end up with movies where there is discovery… and, to me, that is the magic of going into the cinema.”

Chris Meledandri
'Damage' is about taking risks, stepping into new territory regardless of the outcome. - Mya
‘Damage’ is about taking risks, stepping into new territory regardless of the outcome. – Mya

“I always thought on my own that what is a huge part of being an actor, or what made me a better actor, was just really living life. Not being closed in on life, but being more open to experiences and to people and taking risks and exposing yourself to things.”

Dominik Garcia-Lorido
I have never shied away from taking risks in my career, and I would not do that in the future either. - Rubina Dilaik
I have never shied away from taking risks in my career, and I would not do that in the future either. – Rubina Dilaik
I'm often asked how I shoulder the responsibility of films, but I've always believed in taking risks. - Urmila Matondkar
I’m often asked how I shoulder the responsibility of films, but I’ve always believed in taking risks. – Urmila Matondkar
On Netflix and other streaming services, they're taking risks that are based on 'Come with us! Come with us!' and the audience does. - Eric McCormack
On Netflix and other streaming services, they’re taking risks that are based on ‘Come with us! Come with us!’ and the audience does. – Eric McCormack
From comedy, mythology, and drama to reality show, I have never stopped myself from taking risks. - Rubina Dilaik
From comedy, mythology, and drama to reality show, I have never stopped myself from taking risks. – Rubina Dilaik

14 Wise Quotes on Taking Risks in Life

“I’ve always believed fitness is an entry point to help you build that happier, healthier life. When your health is strong, you’re capable of taking risks. You’ll feel more confident to ask for the promotion. You’ll have more energy to be a better mom. You’ll feel more deserving of love.”

Jillian Michaels
Don't be afraid to have a reality check. Taking risks is OK, but you must be realistic. - Joy Mangano
Don’t be afraid to have a reality check. Taking risks is OK, but you must be realistic. – Joy Mangano
I have taken lot of risks in life, and I believe that life is about taking risks. - Ayushmann Khurrana
I have taken lot of risks in life, and I believe that life is about taking risks. – Ayushmann Khurrana
But we also believe in taking risks, because that's how you move things along. - Melinda Gates
But we also believe in taking risks, because that’s how you move things along. – Melinda Gates

“You always get things that teach you and steps to grow, but there is a confidence that is gained and a deep understanding of what it means to be supported by your knowledge – not by some team that is there to create confidence; it is there within you. That takes time. That takes teachers. That takes taking risks.”

Sharon Lawrence
Life is full of risks, and you don't want to raise someone who's afraid of taking risks, either physically or emotionally. - Dana Reeve
Life is full of risks, and you don’t want to raise someone who’s afraid of taking risks, either physically or emotionally. – Dana Reeve
Some people revel in taking risks, and some go through life taking no risks at all. - Nicholas Winton
Some people revel in taking risks, and some go through life taking no risks at all. – Nicholas Winton
If you worry about taking risks, don't do it. - Cyd Charisse
If you worry about taking risks, don’t do it. – Cyd Charisse
The thing about taking risks is, if it's really a risk, you really can fail. It's only a pretend risk if you really can't fail. - Connie Britton
The thing about taking risks is, if it’s really a risk, you really can fail. It’s only a pretend risk if you really can’t fail. – Connie Britton
Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called 'sure-thing-taking'. - Jim McMahon
Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called ‘sure-thing-taking’. – Jim McMahon
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. - Peter Drucker
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. – Peter Drucker
Necessity is the mother of taking chances. - Mark Twain
Necessity is the mother of taking chances. – Mark Twain
Take risks if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.
Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.
To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself. - Soren Kierkegaard
To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself. – Soren Kierkegaard

3 Quotes on Taking Risks in Sports

“I’m not like other females. I’m obviously different because of the path I’ve taken. I’m just as aggressive as the guys when I get my helmet on. Plus F1 is not just about taking risks, but knowing when to take risks and when to back off. It’s also about strategy and managing your tires.”

Susie Wolff
Games are all about taking risks. - James Altucher
Games are all about taking risks. – James Altucher
Progress always involves risks. You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first. - Frederick Wilcox
Progress always involves risks. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first. – Frederick Wilcox

14 Quotes on Taking Risks that Will Make You Think

“Sometimes I feel an obligation to be accessible as a personality, but for me the driving force since the beginning has always been good work, taking risks, trying new things. If the door opens, go through it. Always go forwards.”

David Soul
I was open to taking risks and learning from my mistakes. - Riya Sen
I was open to taking risks and learning from my mistakes. – Riya Sen
There is something attractive about taking risks. - Sonny Mehta
There is something attractive about taking risks. – Sonny Mehta
I have always believed in reinventing myself and taking risks. - Himesh Reshammiya
I have always believed in reinventing myself and taking risks. – Himesh Reshammiya
Taking risks gives me energy. - Jay Chiat
Taking risks gives me energy. – Jay Chiat
I don't think there's any story worth dying for, but I do think there are stories worth taking risks for. - Anthony Shadid
I don’t think there’s any story worth dying for, but I do think there are stories worth taking risks for. – Anthony Shadid
I like taking risks. I like trying new things, whether it be style or restaurants or whatever. - Lewis Hamilton
I like taking risks. I like trying new things, whether it be style or restaurants or whatever. – Lewis Hamilton
I found that I not only tolerated taking risks, I loved it. - William E. Simon
I found that I not only tolerated taking risks, I loved it. – William E. Simon
I am not afraid of taking risks. We have to take risks for peace. - Yitzhak Shamir
I am not afraid of taking risks. We have to take risks for peace. – Yitzhak Shamir
I'm not a risk-taker; that's probably why I write - because when you're easily bored, but you don't like taking risks, you end up doing it all in your head. - Catherine Jinks
I’m not a risk-taker; that’s probably why I write – because when you’re easily bored, but you don’t like taking risks, you end up doing it all in your head. – Catherine Jinks
I don't want to be scared. I want to keep taking risks, keep working hard. - Jacob Anderson
I don’t want to be scared. I want to keep taking risks, keep working hard. – Jacob Anderson
I think I'm taking risks and putting myself out there. - Kelela
I think I’m taking risks and putting myself out there. – Kelela
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash. - General George Patton
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash. – General George Patton
If you risk nothing, then you risk everything. - Geena Davis
If you risk nothing, then you risk everything. – Geena Davis

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