47 Quotes About Being a Risk Taker

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One of the best ways to take control of your life is to start taking controlling your risk. Many of the choices we make and opportunities that come our way require a certain level of risk taking. These quotes about being a risk taker will encourage you to hesitate less.

“Adventure is worthwhile in itself.”

“As we risk ourselves, we grow. Each new experience is a risk.”

“Dare to reinvent yourself. Dare to allow yourself to change your mind. Dare to go against what everyone else wants for you. Dare to say no to what everyone else wants from you.”

“Decision is a risk rooted in the courage of being free.”

“Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.”

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

“I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.”

“If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.”

“If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything, is ready, we shall never begin.”

“If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”

“If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.”

“If you let your fear of consequence prevent you from following your deepest instinct, your life will be safe, expedient and thin.”

“It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen.”

“It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.”

“Life is being on the wire, everything else is just waiting.”

“Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.”

“Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.”

“Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.”

“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.”

“Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.”

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”

“One must have the adventurous daring to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and undertake the most interesting game in the world making the most of one’s best.”

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”

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

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

“Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible.”

“Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.”

“Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise.”

“The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there’s no risk of accident for someone who’s dead.”

“The men who have done big things are those who were not afraid to attempt big things, who were not afraid to risk failure in order to gain success.”

“The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.”

“The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.”

“The possibility that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.”

“The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.”

“The secret to my success is that I bit off more than I could chew and chewed as fast as I could.”

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. 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.”

“There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.”

“There are three kinds of people: Those who make things happen, those who watch things happen, and those who ask, What happened”

“There is a time for daring and a time for caution, and a wise man knows which is called for.”

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I… I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.”

“Unless you choose to do great things with it, it makes no difference how much you are rewarded, or how much power you have.”

“We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal and then leap in the dark to our success.”

“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.”

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

“Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.”

“You can’t outwit fate by standing on the sidelines placing little sidebets about the outcome of life. Either you wade in and risk everything you have to play the game or you don’t play at all. And if you don’t play you can’t win.”

Learning to take risks will let you see big changes in your life.

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