20 Inspirational Quotes About Taking Risks In Life

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Taking risks is scary, and the willingness to overcome that fear is often what separates those who succeed from those who don’t. Want to change jobs, but worried about long-term security? Or maybe you want to start a business but the fear of failure is holding you back. Here’s 20 inspirational quotes about taking risks in life to help push you forward into the unknown.

Quotes About Taking Risks

“I can accept failure. Everybody fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying. Fear is an illusion.”
— Michael Jordan
“Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called ‘sure-thing-taking.’”
— Jim McMahon
“Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.”
— Jimmy Carter
“Pearls don’t lie on the seashore. If you want one, you must dive for it.”
— Chinese proverb
“99 percent of success is built on failure.”
— Charles Kettering
“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.”
— Pablo Picasso
“Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.”
— Goethe
“Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”
— Helen Keller
“It’s not because things are difficult that we dare not venture. It’s because we dare not venture that they are difficult.”
— Seneca
“Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.”
– Denis Waitley
“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far it is possible to go.”
— T.S. Eliot
“Don’t be afraid to take a big step. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps.”
— David Lloyd George
“Do one thing every day that scares you.”
— Eleanor Roosevelt
“Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.”
— H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
“What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?”
— Robert Schuller
“You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”
— Wayne Gretzky
“Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”
― Helen Keller
“If you opt for a safe life, you will never know what it’s like to win.”
― Richard Branson
“Necessity is the mother of taking chances.”
— Mark Twain


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