70+ Best Quotes About Taking Risks: Exclusive Selection

Taking a risk to achieve a goal requires courage to face the fear of uncertainty. No matter the outcome, either way, we grow through the process and become more resilient and confident. Inspirational quotes about taking risks will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Most Famous Quotes About Taking Risks

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. Goethe

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. Helen Keller

Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Helen Keller

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

It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult. Seneca

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

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far it is possible to go. T.S. Eliot

But if you’re gonna dine with them cannibals Sooner or later, darling, you’re gonna get eaten.  Nick Cave

What you have to do and the way you have to do it is incredibly simple. Whether you are willing to do it is another matter. Peter Drucker

There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow. Aaron Lauritsen

Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is. Jimmy Carter

If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on. Sheryl Sandberg

I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it. Pablo Picasso

Most men either compromise or drop their greatest talents and start running after, what they perceive to be, a more reasonable success, and somewhere in between they end up with a discontented settlement. Safety is indeed stability, but it is not progression. Criss Jami

Life is being on the wire, everything else is just waiting. Karl Wallenda

But he’d learned long ago that a life lived without risks pretty much wasn’t worth living. Life rewarded courage, even when that first step was taken neck deep in fear. Tamera Alexander

If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough. Mario Andretti

It’s in those quiet little towns, at the edge of the world, that you will find the salt of the earth people who make you feel right at home. Aaron Lauritsen

Don’t be afraid to take a big step. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps. David Lloyd George

This is our big chance to see what people think of us. The real us. We have to show em there’s nothing to be afraid of. If we don’t get over our fears, they never will. Lisi Harrison

It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. William James

If you opt for a safe life, you will never know what it’s like to win. Richard Branson

Do one thing every day that scares you. Eleanor Roosevelt

It is no secret that the greatest treasures are found in the most remote, inaccessible and difficult places where we must pursue them with great energy and even greater risk. It’s the same with our lives. Craig D. Lounsbrough

Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s. Billy Wilder

Only those who play win. Only those who risk win. History favors risk takers. Forgets the timid. Everything else is commentary. Iveta Cherneva

The dangers of life are infinite, and among them is safety. Goethe

Well. Maud handed me a bandage. That was the most foolish thing you’ve ever done. Don’t joke. We both know it isn’t. Linsey Miller

Do not fear mistakes. There are none. Miles Davis

Not taking reasonable chances makes us afraid to live. Bert McCoy

A man would do nothing, if he waited until he could do it so well that no one would find fault with what he has done. Cardinal Newman

Today if you don’t play the risk game, tomorrow you’ll play the blame game. Shubhankar Mishr

Test fast, fail fast, adjust fast. Tom Peters

Live fierce because you’ve got this! Germany Kent

Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Courage is not always found in grand and dramatic gestures or jaw dropping feats. It is the grassrootsy, unassuming brand of bravery that should not be underestimated. Kristen Lee

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

I personally believe that fear is a great motivator. Being afraid can even be healthy, as you really achieve something grand when you get to the other side of your worst nightmare. Jim Brickman

Leap and the net will appear. Zen Saying

If you want different in your life, your actions will need to match that. Switch up your routines, create newer goals, take massive risks, pick up new hobbies, and try different styles. Fully embody the energy of change. Robin S. Baker

The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. William Jennings Bryan

You can cross a river by swimming but it’s good to learn how to swim before you jump in the river. Pooja Agnihotri

Pearls don’t lie on the seashore. If you want one, you must dive for it.

You’re gonna miss each and every shot you can’t be bothered to take. That’s not living life, that’s just being a tourist. David Aja

Nothing will ever be attempted, if all possible objections must be first overcome. Samuel Johnson

Risk is a necessary component of success. Carlos Wallace

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

When you are taking a risk, go with the one that could be life changing. Germany Kent

Are you placing enough interesting, freakish, long shot, weirdo bets? Tom Peters

For an artist, screams of adoration and praise is the reward for spilling your guts on the stage. Rik Leaf

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash. General George Patton

There are very few aspects of life that do not involve some form of risk, especially since outcomes are never guaranteed. Carlos Wallace

I can accept failure. Everybody fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying. Fear is an illusion. Michael Jordan

Life is risk, to make it more riskier, don’t take risk. Ned Bryan Abakah

Opportunity dances with those on the dance floor.

I’m not afraid to lose. I’ve already lost if risks are not taken. Marion Bekoe

Yes, risk taking is inherently failure prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure thing taking. Jim McMahon

Freedom is always associated with risk taking, whether it leads to it or comes from it. Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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 swim very well in troubled waters are respected and celebrated than those who swim excellently in calm waters. Israelmore Ayivor

Necessity is the mother of taking chances. Mark Twain

If you take a risk and it doesn’t go as planned, welcome to the club. Fran Hauser

99 percent of success is built on failure. Charles Kettering

There is a point where courage becomes a symptom of mental illness. Wayne Gerard Trotman

Progress always involves risks. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first. Frederick Wilcox

There is a point to which we alone can take ourselves. And while we think that to be the pinnacle of our existence, with God it is the point of departure for our existence. Craig D. Lounsbrough

What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail? Robert Schuller

If you put all your eggs in one basket, any fall will be a messy one. Frank Sonnenberg

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