Old forms of government finally grow so oppressive that they must be thrown off even at the risk of reigns of terror.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One of the reasons mature people stop learning is that they become less and less willing to risk failure.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The men who succeed best in public life are those who take the risk of standing by their own convictions.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Our lives improve only when we take chances -- and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To get rich never risk your health. For it is the truth that health is the wealth of wealth.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are always risks in freedom. The only risk in bondage is breaking free.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The modern American tourist now fills his experience with pseudo-events. He has come to expect both more strangeness and more familiarity than the world naturally offers. He has come to believe that he can have a lifetime of adventure in two weeks and all the thrills of risking his life without any real risk at all.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way downMore [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Children are curious and are risk takers. They have lots of courage. They venture out into a world that is immense and dangerous. A child initially trusts life and the processes of life.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One should never risk a joke, even of the mildest and most unexceptional charters, except among people of culture and wit.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The effect of liberty to individuals is that they may do what they please: we ought to see what it will please them to do, before we risk congratulations.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
After all, every murderer when he kills runs the risk of the most dreadful of deaths, whereas those who kill him risk nothing except promotion.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If men were equally at risk from this condition -- if they knew their bellies might swell as if they were suffering from end-stage cirrhosis, that they would have to go nearly a year without a stiff drink, a cigarette, or even an aspirin, that they would be subject to fainting spells and unable to fight their way onto commuter trains -- then I am sure that pregnancy would be classified as a sexually transmitted disease and abortions would be no more controversial than emergency appendectomies.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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]More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The married are those who have taken the terrible risk of intimacy and, having taken it, know life without intimacy to be impossible.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If the only new thing we have to offer is an improved version of the past, then today can only be inferior to yesterday. Hypnotized by images of the past, we risk losing all capacity for creative change.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Many divorces are not really the result of irreparable injury but involve, instead, a desire on the part of the man or woman to shatter the setup, start out from scratch alone, and make life work for them all over again. They want the risk of disaster, want to touch bottom, see where bottom is, and, coming up, to breathe the air with relief and relish again.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The greater the hold of government upon the life of the individual citizen, the greater the risk of war.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is better to be boldly decisive and risk being wrong than to agonize at length and be right too late.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Entrepreneurs are risk takers, willing to roll the dice with their money or reputation on the line in support of an idea or enterprise. They willingly assume responsibility for the success or failure of a venture and are answerable for all its facets. The buck not only stops at their desks, it starts there too.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To win you have to risk loss.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In the long run, we get no more than we have been willing to risk giving.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If he have faith, the believer cannot be restrained. He betrays himself. He breaks out. He confesses and teaches this gospel to the people at the risk of life itself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Man is so muddled, so dependent on the things immediately before his eyes, that every day even the most submissive believer can be seen to risk the torments of the afterlife for the smallest pleasure.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Risk! Risk Anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those other voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The policy of being too cautious is the greatest risk of all.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is part of a good man to do great and noble deeds, though he risk everything.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If we do not succeed, then we run the risk of failure.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The reality is that zero defects in products plus zero pollution plus zero risk on the job is equivalent to maximum growth of government plus zero economic growth plus runaway inflation.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We must risk going too far to discover just how far we can go.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to save it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I am not willing to risk the lives of German soldiers for countries whose names we cannot spell properly.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The real risks for any artist are taken in pushing the work to the limits of what is possible, in the attempt to increase the sum of what it is possible to think. Books become good when they go to this edge and risk falling over it --when they endanger the artist by reason of what he has, or has not, artistically dared.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To save all we must risk all.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If you strike a child, take care that you strike it in anger, even at the risk of maiming it for life. A blow in cold blood neither can nor should be forgiven.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Who bravely dares must sometimes risk a fall.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The discovery of the good taste of bad taste can be very liberating. The man who insists on high and serious pleasures is depriving himself of pleasure; he continually restricts what he can enjoy; in the constant exercise of his good taste he will eventually price himself out of the market, so to speak. Here Camp taste supervenes upon good taste as a daring and witty hedonism. It makes the man of good taste cheerful, where before he ran the risk of being chronically frustrated. It is good for the digestion.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is always sound business to take any obtainable net gain, at any cost and at any risk to the rest of the community.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The appetite for power, even for universal power, is only insane when there is no possibility of indulging it; a man who sees the possibility opening before him and does not try to grasp it, even at the risk of destroying himself and his country, is eitherMore [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One has to abandon altogether the search for security, and reach out to the risk of living with both arms. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The innocence that feels no risk and is taught no caution, is more vulnerable than guilt, and oftener assailed.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Pumpkin: The way it is now, you're taking the same risk as when you rob a bank. You take more of a risk, banks are easier. You don't even need a gun in a federal bank. I mean, they're insured, why should they give a fuck? I heard of this one guy, walks into a bank with a portable phone. He gives the phone to the teller, a guy on the other end of the line says, we've got this guy's little girl, if you don't give him all your money, we're gonna kill her.
Yolanda: Did it work?
Pumpkin: Fucking-A right, it worked. That's what I'm saying. Knucklehead walks into a bank with a telephone! Not a pistol, not a shotgun, but a fucking phone. Cleans the place out, doesn't even lift a fucking finger.
Yolanda: Did they hurt the little girl?
Pumpkin: I don't know, there probably never was a little girl in the first place. The point of the story isn't the little girl, the point of the story is, they robbed a bank with a telephone.More [07/14/2005 12:07:00]
Dwight: Do I risk it all and take this cop down?More [08/30/2005 12:08:00]
Mary-Theresa: You ever stuck anything up there?
Mary-Beth: Ew! Like what?
Mary-Theresa: Nothing huge or anything. Like a baby carrot, or a highlighter.
Mary-Francis: And risk breaking my hymen without a wedding ring? I'd sooner be late to church.More [09/17/2005 12:09:00]
Capt. Malcolm Reynolds: While I'm gone, Zoe is in command. Now, if I'm not back in an hour, I want you to take this ship, take off... and you come and you rescue me!
ZoŽ Warren: What? And risk my new ship?More [10/02/2005 12:10:00]
James Nachtwey: In a way, if and individual assumes the risk of placing himself in the middle of a war to communicate to the rest of the world what's happening, he's trying to negotiate for peace. Perhaps that's the reason for those in charge of perpetuating the war do not like to have photographers around.More [11/25/2005 12:11:00]
Elvadine: Dang, girl, I risk my neck all mornin' for you dumb behind. You think I at least entitled to a five-second break or a puff off of your scag.
Lidia: What do you mean, "riskin' your neck"?
Elvadine: Well, what you call trompin' 'round in them crazy, gap-toothed, banjo-pickin' no-eyelid hillbilly yard stealin' all their junk. Daaaang! They ever do find out we robbed' em, I reckon they gonna whup my behind 'til it's flat as yours.More [11/26/2005 12:11:00]
Admiral: Who are you seeing this leave? Your "Aunt Margaret" again?
Lt. Freddie Taylor: I can't risk it, sir. Her husband's on leave.More [12/10/2005 12:12:00]
TV Thompson: Nice kids, aren't they?
Ryder Smith: Yeah, maybe a little too nice.
TV Thompson: Yeah, funny thing about women, if you don't make a big pitch for them, they get mad. If you do, they get mad. How can you win?
Ryder Smith: You can't, you're not playing for the same stakes.
TV Thompson: Boy, I know what you mean. While you're seeing stars, they see a wedding ring. They're so darn, practical.
Ryder Smith: You know something. I don't think they realize what a risk marriage is for men.
TV Thompson: Well not so much for a guy like you, you can afford to be wrong. I can't even afford to be right.More [01/23/2006 12:01:00]
Donna Jo: You guys are great. There's no way we'd see guys doing stuff like this at the University. Damn, all the boys do there is study or throw footballs. It takes an imaginative guys to think of something like this. The kind of guy who'd consider shooting out streetlights, quality entertainment. The kind of guy who'd risk his little brother's life for some stupid race. Don't be an asshole, Marty.
Marty Stouffer: You're right, Donna Jo. It was stupid. It's a dumb idea all the way around.
Donna Jo: Grow up! And when you do, give us a call.More [02/10/2006 12:02:00]
I'm a risk taker and I've always been like that, especially when it comes to fashion.More [03/22/2006 12:03:00]
With love, you should go ahead and take the risk of getting hurt... because love is an amazing feeling.More [03/22/2006 12:03:00]
There probably is ... zero risk of any of these pesticides in the food supply.More [04/06/2006 12:04:00]
Our hope awakened, looked around and fell back into a coma. [01/23/2021 06:01:51] More
The people are eagerly awaiting the revival of the state. Only those who have failed lobotomy are indignant. [12/25/2020 05:12:00] More
Don't overdo your career. There is not much room for writing on the tombstone. [12/25/2020 05:12:15] More
Replayability is a set of ways to work with digital phenomena without the concept of infinity, which is more than reasonably considered synonymous with "electronic" and "virtual". (Anatoly Yurkin) [01/22/2021 03:01:32] More
I was invited to the shooting - they needed a target. [01/23/2021 09:01:28] More