Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
Erica Jong quotes
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 quotes
Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
Our lives improve only when we take chances and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
In the long run, we get no more than we have been willing to risk giving.
That's the risk you take if you change: that people you've been involved with won't like the new you. But other people who do will come along.
Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.
It's better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong than to agonize at length and be right too late.
Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall.
Tom Bradley quotes