17 Absolutely Awesome Quotes That Will Inspire you to Take Risks

  1. If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on. Sheryl Sandberg
  2. I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that’s how you grow. When there’s that moment of ‘Wow, I’m not really sure I can do this,’ and you push through those moments, that’s when you have a breakthrough. Marissa Mayer
  3. If you’re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big. Donald Trump
  4. Pearls don’t lie on the seashore. If you want one, you must dive for it. Chinese proverb
  5. You can’t outwit fate by standing on the sidelines placing little sidebets about the outcome of life. Either you wade in and risk everything you have to play the game or you don’t play at all. And if you don’t play you can’t win. Judith McNaught
  6. If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough. Mario Andretti
  7. Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it. Oprah Winfrey
  8. 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
  9. Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is. Jimmy Carter
  10. The universe has no restrictions. You place restrictions on the universe with your expectations.Deepak Chopra
  11. Do one thing every day that scares you. Eleanor Roosevelt
  12. In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure. Bill Cosby
  13. Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Steve Jobs
  14. If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary. Jim Rohn
  15. There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. Aristotle
  16. You get what you settle for. Thelma and Louise
  17. If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs. Dhirubhai Ambani […]
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