Risk Quotes

Soldiers willingly, sometimes foolishly, risk their own lives to keep their comrades out of enemy hands. Alex Berenson

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The biggest profit center for investment banks is the hefty fees they charge for underwriting stock offerings and giving financial advice, and analysts put those profits at risk if they publish negative conclusions about the companies that pay the fees. Alex Berenson

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The difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics is a bit like the difference between biology and medicine. Knowing that certain genes increase the risk of cancer is relatively easy. Figuring out exactly which people will get sick, or how to cure them, is a lot more complicated. Alex Berenson

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Everything is sweetened by risk. Alexander Smith

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I'm not usually drawn to memoir - many run the risk of self-aggrandizement or score-settling. Alice McDermott

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Any fiction writer who assumes that a character is typical no doubt runs the risk of stumbling into cliche and stereotype. Alice McDermott

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Children born of married parents in America face a higher risk of seeing them break up than children born of unmarried parents in Sweden. Arlie Russell Hochschild

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We recognize that it is not only inbound but also outbound (cargo) that can pose a risk as well. Asa Hutchinson

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Like all Americans, Arkansans hurt for the Syrian refugees. The hardships they face are beyond most of our understanding, and my thoughts and prayers are with them, but I will not support a policy that poses real risk to Americans. Asa Hutchinson

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I think what's at risk is kids losing touch with being a kid. Being a kid is being defined differently than it was when you didn't have all this stuff you could put in front of your face. Ashton Eaton

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Our goal is not to produce immediate results. We've been tasked with producing long-term results. That means that there's more risk in any individual thing we take on. But we still aspire to a strong return on investment. Astro Teller

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The biggest risk I've ever taken is going on American Idol and trying to be myself. I wasn't going to try too hard to conform, and I knew that it could possibly not work out. Adam Lambert

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If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure. Al Gore

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History has not dealt kindly with the aftermath of protracted periods of low risk premiums. Alan Greenspan

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After all, every murderer when he kills runs the risk of the most dreadful of deaths, whereas those who kill him risk nothing except promotion. Albert Camus

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The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead. Albert Einstein

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So many people condemn me for risk taking, but I find it sort of hypocritical because everybody takes risks. Even the absence of activity could be viewed as a risk. If you sit on the sofa for your entire life, you're running a higher risk of getting heart disease and cancer. Alex Honnold

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To be clear, I normally climb with a rope and partner. Free-soloing makes up only a small percentage of my total climbing. But when I do solo, I manage the risk through careful preparation. I don't solo anything unless I'm sure I can do it. Alex Honnold

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Dark lipstick on me is both a risk and a disaster. Alexa Chung

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As a new entrepreneur, you need a stake in the game, but you can't risk it all. Alexa Von Tobel

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If you fail to pay your minimums for any debt on time, your credit score will take a major hit and you run the risk of seeing the interest rate on all of your cards go up. An easy way to remind yourself to pay, is to sign up to receive your statements via e-mail. Alexa Von Tobel

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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. Anatole France

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Not taboo - it's just that straight actors still risk their careers commercially and economically. They have to please the crowd - they're movie stars; their image is their industry. It goes beyond acting. Ang Lee

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Nobody can quantify for you what's the impact of eating fiber every day, for instance. We can say we think it's good. But some people might say 'Oh, it reduces your risk of colon cancer by 20%, some people might say it reduces your risk by 25%.' Anne Wojcicki

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I'm at a slightly higher risk for type 2 diabetes, and my grandmother had diabetes. My hemoglobin a1c, which is one of the measures, started being a little high when I was drinking a ton of that coconut water. Anne Wojcicki

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Some genetic variants can be informative about one's risk for Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. Anne Wojcicki

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People are used to dealing with risk. You are told if you smoke, you are at higher risk of lung cancer. And I think people are able to also understand, when they are told they are a carrier for a genetic disease, that is not a risk to them personally but something that they could pass on to children. Anne Wojcicki

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If I know I'm at genetically high risk of Alzheimer's, maybe I don't plan to retire at 80, and maybe I'm more proactive about where I'm going to live and who's going to take care of me. Anne Wojcicki

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People are used to dealing with risk. Anne Wojcicki

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The American people have determined that the good to be derived from capital punishment - in deterrence, and perhaps most of all in the meting out of condign justice for horrible crimes - outweighs the risk of error. Antonin Scalia

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