A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt on life, men, peace, risk, and world

If we seek merely swollen, slothful ease and ignoble peace, if we shrink from the hard contests where men must win at the hazard of their lives and at the risk of all they hold dear, then bolder and stronger peoples will pass us by, and will win for themselves the domination of the world.

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

Source: The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses, 1900. The Strenuous Life

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A Quote by Theodore Roosevelt on action, courage, destiny, duty, life, performance, and risk

We are face to face with our destiny and we must meet it with a high and resolute courage. For us it is the life of action, of strenuous performance of duty; let us live in the harness, striving mightily; let us rather run the risk of wearing out than rusting out

Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)

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A Quote by Sydney J. Harris on achievement, failure, and risk

All significant achievement comes from daring, from experiment, from the willingness to risk failure.

Sydney J. Harris (1917 - 1986)

Source: Newspaper clipping, Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Steve Perry on day, death, lies, and risk

When they'd been on the run, with death maybe lying in wait around any corner, they had never been more alive. When each day might be your last, it made a big difference. You couldn't maintain that state forever, of course; the stress would eat you alive, but putting yourself at risk did bring out your best-or your worst

Steve Perry

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A Quote by Søren Aabye Kierkegaard on danger, life, and risk

During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk. When once the risk has really been taken, then the greatest danger is to risk too much.

Soren Kierkegaard (1813 - 1855)

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A Quote by Sigmund Freud on acceptance, certainty, and risk

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.

Sigmund Freud (1856 - 1939)

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A Quote by Sheldom Kopp on giving and risk

In the long run, we get no more than we have been willing to risk giving.

Sheldom Kopp

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A Quote by Shaun Cassidy on cynicism, dating, marriage, risk, and romance

I'm not cynical about marriage or romance. I enjoyed being married. And although being single was fun for a while, there was always the risk of dating someone who'd owned a lunch box with my picture on it.

Shaun Cassidy

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A Quote by Shakti Gawain on reward, risk, and universe

The universe will reward you for taking risks on its behalf.

Shakti Gawain

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A Quote by Russell C. Leffingwell on age, children, community, democracy, destruction, effort, freedom, honesty, hope, individuality, men, privacy, profit, risk, and slavery

There can be no freedom of the individual, no democracy, without the capital system, the profit system, the private enterprise system. These are, in the end, inseparable. Those who would destroy freedom have only first to destroy the hope of gain, the profit of enterprise and risk-taking, the hope of accumulating capital, the hope to save something for one's old age and for one's children. For a community of men without property, and without the hope of getting it by honest effort, is a community of slaves of a despotic State.

Russell C. Leffingwell

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