Risk Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old risk quotes, risk sayings, and risk proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. Jim Rohn
When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important. Ellen DeGeneres
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. T. S. Eliot
No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life in a great cause. Theodore Roosevelt
You don't concentrate on risks. You concentrate on results. No risk is too great to prevent the necessary job from getting done. Chuck Yeager
To win without risk is to triumph without glory. Pierre Corneille
Creative risk-taking is essential to success in any goal where the stakes are high. Thoughtless risks are destructive, of course, but perhaps even more wasteful is thoughtless caution which prompts inaction and promotes failure to seize opportunity. Gary Ryan Blair
Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth. Katherine Mansfield
Everyone has a 'risk muscle.' You keep it in shape by trying new things. If you don't, it atrophies. Make a point of using it at least once a day. Roger Von Oech
The person who risks nothing does nothing, has nothing, is nothing, and becomes nothing. He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he simply cannot learn and feel and change and grow and love and live. Leo F. Buscaglia
He who risks and fails can be forgiven. He who never risks and never fails is a failure in his whole being. Paul Tillich
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 F. Drucker
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash. General George Patton
If you risk nothing, then you risk everything. Geena Davis
Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down. Ray Bradbury
During the first period of a man's life, the danger is not to take the risk. Soren Kierkegaard
I believe that one of life's greatest risks is never daring to risk. Oprah Winfrey
Risk is essential. There is not growth of inspiration in staying within what is safe and comfortable. Once you find out what you do best, why not try something else. Alex Noble
If you don't risk anything you risk even more. Erica Jong
The one who does not risk anything does not gain nor lose. Vikrant Parsai
Everything is sweetened by risk. Alexander Smith
Risk -- If one has 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. Persian Proverb
If we allow risk to be a fear, then we are sure not to succeed. But, if we approach risk with proper planning, and a good attitude, then most times we can minimize the risk and use it to our advantage. Catherine Pulsifer
As we risk ourselves, we grow. Each new experience is a risk. Fran Watson
Risk is, for some people, the fear of failure. If they take no risks, they have no failure.But failure, as like risks, can be a great teacher. Don't let fear stop you from taking a risk to achieve your dreams. Catherine Pulsifer
He who doesn't risk never gets to drink champagne. Russian Proverb
To achieve your goals you may have to take a risk. However, it is better to risk than to do nothing. Catherine Pulsifer
Risks are a measure of people. People who won't take them are trying to preserve what they have. People who do take them often end up having more. Paul Arden
Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing. Warren Buffett