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25 Motivating Quotes About Taking Chances

Taking Chances Quotes

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

2. “It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.” – Seneca

3. “Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T. S. Eliot

4. “The time to take counsel of your fears is before you make an important battle decision. That’s the time to listen to every fear you can imagine! When you have collected all the facts and fears and made your decision, turn off all your fears and go ahead!” – General George S. Patton, Jr

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

6. “Don’t refuse to go on an occasional wild goose chase — that’s what wild geese are for.” – Author Unknown

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

8. “We fail more often by timidity than by over-daring.” – David Grayson

9. “Necessity is the mother of taking chances.” – Mark Twain

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

11. “If you dare nothing, then when the day is over, nothing is all you will have gained.” – Neil Gaiman

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

13. “There’s something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk.” – Drew Barrymore

14. “A ship in harbor is safe — but that is not what ships are for.” – John A. Shedd

15. “Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

16. “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

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

18. “One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.” – André Gide

19. “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

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

21. “The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all.” – Mignon McLaughlin

22. “The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” – Mark Zuckerberg

23. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” – Barack Obama

24. “So we shall let the reader answer this question for himself: who is the happier man, he who has braved the storm of life and lived or he who has stayed securely on shore and merely existed?” – Hunter S. Thompson

25. “There is no discovery without risk and what you risk reveals what you value.” – Jeanette Winterson

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