Pillars of Hercules



And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more. – Erica Jong

I run great risk of failing. It may be that I shall encounter ruin where I look for reputation and a career of honor. The chances are perhaps more in favour of ruin than of success. But, whatever may be the chances, I shall go on as long as any means of carrying on the fight are at my disposal. – Anthony Trollope

To win without risk is to triumph without glory. – Pierre Corneille

Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. – Dalai Lama

Before all else, each of us must take a fundamental risk — to be true to ourselves. – Jim Webb

In order to find the edge, you must risk going over the edge. – Dennis Dugan

Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. – Katherine Mansfield

There are essentially four kinds of risk:
The risk one must accept.
The risk one can afford to take.
The risk one cannot afford to take.
The risk one cannot afford not to take.
– Peter F. Drucker

The risk of failure is part of the fun of what I do. – Paul Simon

Everything is sweetened by risk. – Alexander Smith

If we don’t succeed, we run the risk of failure. – Dan Quayle

Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall. – Tobias G. Smollett


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