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Life is defined more by its contrasts than its samenesses;
Life is defined more by its risks than the many securities.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Wisdom Adventure

Take risks: if you win, you will be happy;
if you lose, you will be wise.
- Anonymous

With courage, you will dare to take risks,
have the strength to be compassionate,
and the wisdom to be humble.
Courage is the foundation of integrity.
- Keshavan Nair

Life is defined more by its risks than by its samenesses.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

 

He who spends time regretting the past,
loses the present and risks the future.
- Quevedo

He who is not courageous enough to take risks
will accomplish nothing in life.
- Muhammad Ali

There are risks and costs to action.
But they are far less than the long range
risks of comfortable inaction.
- John F. Kennedy

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You don't suffer, kill yourself and take the risks I take just for money.
I love bike racing.
- Greg LeMond

Pushing production out of America to nations without
our environmental standards increases global environmental risks.
- Frank Murkowski

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

The trouble is,
if you don't risk anything,
you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

During the first period of a man's life
the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
- Soren Kierkegaard

If you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

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

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Be avid.
Create apart from perfection.
Risk failure.
Cover your words with sweat.
Run a little
Touch excruciatingly.
Laugh until you cry.
Dance with your eyes closed.
Care.
Understand you die a little in every moment.
Be Enlivened
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

The only way to store information is by agreement.
The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind.
Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive.
Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others,
but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Recovery begins with embracing our pain
and taking the risk to share it with others.
We do this by joining a group
and talking about our pain.
- John Bradshaw

Children are curious and are risk takers.
They have lots of courage.
They venture out into a world
that is immense and dangerous.
A child initially trusts life
and the processes of life.
- John Bradshaw

Friendship must dare to risk, or it's not friendship.
- Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation

One can not love without opening oneself,
and opening oneself, that's taking the risk of suffering.
One does not have control.
- Isabelle Adjani

Whales only get harpooned when they come to the surface,
and turtles can only move forward when they stick their neck out,
but investors face risk no matter what they do.
- Charles A. Jaffe

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

Such lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking,
excessive alcohol consumption, little physical activity
and low dietary calcium intake are risk factors for
osteoporosis as well as for many other non-communicable diseases.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

I have been surrounded by some of the smartest,
brightest, most caring lawyers, by agents who are willing
to risk their lives for others,
by support staff that are willing to work as hard as they can.
- Janet Reno

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

Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business
in which no cumulative wisdom is gained:
each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.
- Bill Cosby

Marrying for love may be a bit risky,
but it is so honest that God can't help but smile on it.
- Josh Billings

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

I postpone death by living, by suffering,
by error, by risking, by giving, by loving.
- Anais Nin

We are what we repeatedly do.
Excellence then is not an act, but a habit.
- Will Durant (commonly attributed to Aristotle)

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

Excellence is not a destination to be arrived at,
but a path of continual attention and improvement.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion
to his commitment to excellence,
regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
- Vince Lombardi

Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

I constantly seek excellence
in all domains that truly matter to me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Excellence is not a skill.
It is an attitude.
- Ralph Marston

We should not judge people by their peak of excellence;
but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.
- Henry Ward Beecher

The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as
a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy
because it is an exalted activity will have neither
good plumbing nor good philosophy:
neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
- John W. Gardner

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance
and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The will to win, the desire to succeed,
the urge to reach your full potential...
these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
- Confucius

We tell the real truth of our life
by the stories we repeatedly tell.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

As a rule, software systems do not work well until they have been used,
and have failed repeatedly, in real applications.
- Dave Parnas

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

Always listen to the experts.
They'll tell you what can't be done and why.
Then do it.
- Robert Heinlein

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job,
tell 'em, Certainly I Can. -
and get busy and find out how to do it.
- Theodore Roosevelt

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
- Epictetus

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

It's essential to tell the truth at all times.
This will reduce life's pain.
Lying distorts reality.
All forms of distorted thinking must be corrected.
- John Bradshaw

No greater thing is created suddenly,
any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
If you tell me that you desire a fig,
I answer you that there must be time.
Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
- Epictetus

You don't need anybody to tell you
who you are or what you are.
You are what you are!
- John Lennon

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next.
- Jonas Salk

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

We tell lies when we are afraid...
afraid of what we don't know,
afraid of what others will think,
afraid of what will be found out about us.
But every time we tell a lie,
the thing that we fear grows stronger.
- Williams Tad

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you're going to tell people the truth,
be funny or they'll kill you.
- Billy Wilder

Tell the truth, or someone will tell it for you.
- Stephanie Klein

I wanted to know the name of every stone
and flower and insect and bird and beast.
I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life -
but there was no one to tell me.
- George Washington Carver

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44


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