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We must risk going too far to discover just how far we can go.

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.
He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
If you don't fail now and again, it's a sign you're playing it safe.
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.
You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.
Two roads diverge in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.
Our lives improve only when we take chances -- and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
It is easy to be brave when far away from danger.
You'll always miss 100% of the shots you don't take.
And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
?How does one become a butterfly? she asked pensively. You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.
Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try.
No crime is so great as daring to excel.
Play the game for more than you can afford to lose... only then will you learn the game.
Why not go out on a limb? Isn't that where the fruit is?
Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down
Risk comes from not knowing what you're doing.
The trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
It is not the critic who counts. Not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause. Who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
Risk! Risk Anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those other voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.
It is better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong than to agonize at length and be right too late.
Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love.
People who take risks are the people you'll lose against.
An entrepreneur tends to bite off a little more than he can chew hoping he'll quickly learn how to chew it.
All serious daring starts from within.
We don't grow unless we take risks. Any successful company is riddled with failures.
It is true that when we take chances, we stand to lose. But it is also true that we will never win anything if we never even enter the game. Lucky people are aware of the possibility of losing, and indeed they may lose often. But since the chances they take are small, the losses tend to be small. By being willing to accept small losses, they put themselves in position to make large gains.
It is playing safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity.
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.
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.
If you are never scared, embarrassed, or hurt, it means you never take chances.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes the furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The ?sure thing? boat never gets far from shore.
Boldness, without the rules of propriety, becomes insubordination.
It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all.

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