“The key to a great painting is the nerve, after weeks of effort, to, ‘bet the painting’ on the next brush stroke.” — Master musician, San Francisco

“He who dares, wins” — Winston Churchill

“A major part of the CEO’s responsibilities is to be the ultimate risk-taker and decision-maker. Truman had it right [the buck stops here]. In business you reward people for taking risks.” — Michael Bloomberg

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” — Robert Kennedy

“Progress always involves risks.  You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.” — Frederick B. Wilcox

“You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” — Wayne Gretzky

“To win you have to risk loss.” — Jean-Claude Killy

“In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the impossible.” — Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616, Spanish novelist, dramatist, poet)

“Only by great risks can great results be achieved.” – Xerxes