Monday, November 19, 2012

2013 TKR: Quick Quotes about risk

Quick Quotes about risk
  • The reason quotes stick around is that they fit lots of things.  
  • So look them over.  
  • You may find one that fits you.  
  • Or somebody you know.

  • We are not limited by our fears. We are limited by our choices.
  • The mold of your life is in your hands to break.
  • Optimism does not say the bad won’t happen. It says you can cope with it.
  • Every problem is an opportunity being mishandled.
  • The difference between a trial run and a failure lies in what you get out of it.
  • Two things not to worry about; what you can change, and what you can't.
  • The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions,
  • The biggest risk is a missed opportunity.
  • A fool makes mistakes that are different from ours.
  • If you want rainbows, chase storms.
  • The tortoise gets nowhere until it sticks its neck out.
  • Failure is nature's way of teaching us how not to set goals.
  • If failure were fatal, we’d all be dead.
  • If you always succeed, you are overqualified for your job.
  • The key that works will always be the last one you try.
  • Don't let the perfect become the enemy of the good.
  • If you can't make a mistake, you can't make anything.
  • The path to success is paved with mistakes.
  • The optimist sees opportunity in calamity; the pessimist sees calamity in opportunity.
  • You got to know when to hold ‘em and know when to fold ‘em…
  • Confidence is the secret passage to authority.
  • Are other people concerned about risks? What would you tell them to do?
  • You never have to protect what you give away.
  • Be confident. Even if you are not, pretend to be. No one can tell the difference.
  • Confidence is rooted in challenges met.
  • Luke Skywalker: I don’t believe it. Yoda: That is why you fail.
  • Any plan that doesn't work is a trial run.
  • Your biggest risk is that you will underestimate your potential.
  • Worry is a no substitute for planning.
  • Those who say it can’t be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.
  • You can’t plan and worry at the same time.
  • The wise one does not seek to jump halfway across a ditch.
  • The biggest risk is inadequate planning.
  • If you want more risks, leave out the cues.
  • Do something, even if it is wrong.
  • The greatest adventure is what lies ahead.
  • If you don’t go, you won’t know.
  • Defeat is advance payment for victory.
  • You don’t get what you want unless you go for it.
  • You never need to fail if you don't want to do anything.
  • Hunters look down the rapids and see the flow around the rocks.
  • If you think you can, you are probably right. If you think you can't, you are certainly right.
  • There ain't much learning in the second kick of the mule.
  • If you get no practice in falling down you will have no practice in getting up.
  • Never test the depth of the water with both feet.
  • If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you.
  • Double your money: Fold it in half and put it back in your pocket.
  • The greatest adventure is discovering what you can do.
  • I'm a professional. I'm used to being wrong.
  • It is better to know a trial run when you start than to discover it when you finish.
  • What does the batting average of your favorite baseball player tell you about failure?
  • If you are perfect on the first try, you have nowhere to go but down.
  • To avoid risks, do nothing.
  • Your greatest risk lies in doubting yourself.
  • There is no learning without risks.
  • Brain trap: Expect it to work the first time. Fast track to exit.
  • Edison could have saved himself a lot of effort by listening to the Canters.
  • Even God can't please everybody.
  • All success grows out of overconfidence.
  • I could not wait for success, so I did it anyway
  • Your biggest obstacle is thinking you can't do it.
  • The key to success is overconfidence
  • If you get it right the first time, it was too easy.
  • The snake that you see is never the one that bites you.
  • The worst way to be wrong is in that list of things you think you can't do.
  • You can never be better than you think you are.
  • When you lose in a game, it's not the end of the game.
  • You will regret what you did not do more than what you did.
  • The value of your tool box lies in choosing the right tool.
  • Brain trap: Expect it to work the first time. Fast track to exit. 
  • Practice falling down before you get big. The fall is shorter.


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