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Quotes of the Day for 24 August 2001 – Risk

A subscriber who felt she was throwing herself into the deep end of the pool wanted quotes to go with her Risk, presumably to support her drastic life changes. (She decided to move to Scotland and get a Ph.D. in a subject she hadn't exactly prepared herself for.) It wasn't hard to come up with a few - the kind of folks who don't take risks aren't worth quoting.

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The quotes:

To get profit without risk, experience without danger, and reward without work, is as impossible as it is to live without being born.
     - A. P. Gouthev

If you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
     - Erica Jong

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
     - T. S. Eliot

The moment somebody says 'this is very risky' is the moment it becomes attractive to me.
     - Kate Capshaw

I don't think about risks much. I just do what I want to do. If you gotta go, you gotta go.
     - Lillian Carter


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