You can't outwit fate by standing on the sidelines placing little sidebets about the outcome of life. either you wade in and risk everything you have to play the game or you don't play at all. and if u don't play u can't win.
When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.
To be deeply loved, means a willingness to cut yourself wide open, exposing your vulnerabilities... hopes, hurts, fears and flaws. Hiding behind the highlight reel of who you are, is the real you and that person is just as worthy of love. There is nothing more terrifying or fulfilling, than complete love, it's worth the risk... reach for it.
We are young, but We already know that in life's great game those who are most unhappy are those who haven't taken the risk to be happy. And I don't want to be one of those
In order to share one's true brilliance one initially has to risk looking like a fool: genius is like a wheel that spins so fast, it at first glance appears to be sitting still.
The unwavering truth is life is good all the time. For even in the darkest valley of your life, if you stay still, life will whisper hope to you. In the calmness of your heart, it tosses an inkling of joy. It introduces favors and births opportunities where you expect them the least.
A setback is often a prerequisite to your success; not a life sentence.
God is neither intimidated by the depth nor the height of your troubles; nor is He blind to them. He will show up in due time.
Regrets and mistakes help us identify areas of growth. They are not meant to be dwelled on. Do not let them undermine your potential.
Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today.
To be a versatile enterprising successful person one must be willing to have extreme focus and take risks when others won't.
Life is meant to be cherished, and lived, and risked. You’re scared of the past and all its mistakes. You’re afraid of the future and all its unpredictabilities. I understand that. But you have to learn to take courage. You have to let go and forgive. You have to trust and hope for a happy future.
I’m not saying that trusting and hoping will be enough. You have to work together, Alex. Together, you and him. Work on the present, the here and now, despite the odds. Say the words that needed to be said, do the things that had to be done. But only if you’re both completely, totally sure. You both have to be all in.
The courage of living is - to take risks, to fail, to get up, and to try again. Try again differently.
A financial institution has the task of taking risks, and if it's a well run institution - say, Goldman Sachs - it tries to cover the potential losses to itself, but only to itself.
Journalists couldn't do their jobs overseas without taking risks, and the same is true for diplomats and intelligence officers.
'Damage' is about taking risks, stepping into new territory regardless of the outcome.