As a co-chair of the State's 2010 Olympics Task Force, I am working to make sure our border crossings are ready to handle the risks and benefits the Games will bring.
Textbook survival tells you to stay put. Stop. Wait for rescue. Don't take any risks. But there'd been a whole host of survival shows like that and I didn't really want to do that.
One new reality is global interconnectivity and the fact that all challenges must be addressed on the basis of 'togetherness.' Thus the most crucial factor in accepting the new reality and confronting its opportunities and risks is our willingness to develop shared norms on all levels.
There was a lot of risk taken in the Mercury and Apollo eras, and we don't take those risks anymore. We've designed the systems to eliminate risk, which makes it take forever and cost too much money.
Culture's worth huge, huge risks. Without culture we're all totalitarian beasts.
We know that BP cuts safety corners, takes risks, and is unconcerned about anything other than their own profit.
We need to look to our laurels a bit with television in this country. I don't think enough risks are being taken in drama television in the U.K., and I think a lot of programme makers are underestimating the intelligence of the viewing public, basing it all on ratings.
I learnt that an actor should be willing to take risks, try new things and unlearn stuff.
Despite all the gains for democracy in the world, in many countries anyone who wants to publish truths unwelcome to the government risks suppression and criminal punishment.
I always found it bizarre or strange that there was this unwritten set of rules around how a woman could interact with a man in terms of starting a conversation. While a man traditionally is always expected to make the first move, he risks rejection in a real way.
With Bitcoin, every transaction is publicly verified, so many risks are eliminated, including chargeback fraud or 'friendly fraud.' This is when a customer purchases something online with a credit card; waits to receive the goods or service, then requests a chargeback refund. The bank then forcibly takes the funds out of the merchant's account.
Poetry is the experience of liberty. The poet risks himself, chances all on the poem's all with each verse he writes.
I would love to be doing more voice-over work. It's such a fun and free playground to take risks, play around, and get sort of ridiculous.
Different industries have different risks and growth rates and volatility.
I have more concerns about potential risks and vulnerabilities than most people.
For many years now, ExxonMobil has held the view that the risks of climate change are serious and do warrant action.
A family is too frail a vessel to contain the risks of all the warring impulses expressed when such a group meets on common ground.
I've thought about what I could accomplish in football, but when you read about Mike Webster and Dave Duerson and Ray Easterling, you read all these stories, and to be the type of player I want to be in football, I think I'd have to take on some risks that, as a person, I don't want to take on.
Any doctor will admit that any drug can have side effects, and that writing a prescription involves weighing the potential benefits against the risks.