Risk

1051 – "And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."

– Elizabeth Appell, under the nickname Lassie Benton [Widely Misattributed to Anaïs Nin , See Source Notes for details]

(more…)

1013 – “We need people in our lives with whom we can be as open as possible. To have real conversations with, people may seem like such a simple obvious suggestion, but it involves courage and risk.”

-Thomas Moore [Attributed]

(more…)

960 – “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. The true neighbor will risk his position, his prestige and even his life for the welfare of others.”

-Martin Luther King Jr

(more…)

746 – “The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.”

–Ernest Hemingway [See Source Notes for details]

(more…)