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People wish to learn to swim and at the same time to keep one foot on the ground.

Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
Somebody must take a chance. The monkeys who became men, and the monkeys who didn't are still jumping around in trees making faces at the monkeys who did.
Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear.
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world yields, or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and you will succeed.
If your life is free of failures, you're not taking enough risks.
To save oneself, one must take risks and struggle.
The most absurd and reckless aspirations have sometimes led to extraordinary success.
The willingness to take risks is our grasp of faith.
With audacity one can undertake anything, but not do everything.
When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were--to the very last minute--a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
The bold are helpless without cleverness.
I dip my pen in the blackest ink, because I am not afraid of falling into my inkpot.
Back of ninety-nine out of one-hundred assertions that a thing cannot be done is nothing, but the unwillingness to do it.
Never try to walk across a river just because it has an average depth of four feet.
As the band got more successful, it was increasingly difficult to get people to take a risk with something that might jeopardize their livelihood. [On Genesis]
Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even, the greatest business triumph would be dull, routine, and eminently unsatisfying.
Watch the turtle. He only moves forward by sticking his neck out.
Over the years, I've had hundreds of shots blocked. You've got to go in and take chances.
I've run less risk driving my way across country than eating my way across it.
The power of daring anything their fancy suggest, as always been conceded to the painter and the poet.
I must tell you I take terrible risks. Because my playing is very clear, when I make a mistake you hear it. If you want me to play only the notes without any specific dynamics, I will never make one mistake. Never be afraid to dare.
Be bold. If you are going to make an error, make a doozy, and don't be afraid to hit the ball.
If you're not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.
With racing, you never rest on your laurels, and there are no counterfeits.
We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act.
If you feel you have a film that's valid, you stick your ass on the line.
Daring is not safe against daring men.
Where there is much to risk, there is much to consider.
Good to sell knowledge for labor, honor for risk.
You can't steal second base with your foot on first.
Edged tools are dangerous things to handle, and not infrequently do much hurt.
It is impossible to win the great prizes of life without running risks, and the greatest of all prizes are those connected with the home.
You stick your head above the crowd and attract attention, and sometime, maybe somebody, will throw a rock at you. That's the territory. You buy the land, you get the Indians.
Virtue is bold and goodness never fearful.
Some people prefer to keep their foot in a bog so they don't risk falling over.
Everything is sweetened by risk.

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