20 Quotes for small business owners about Risk.

20 Quotes Small Business Owners can use to access risk.  

JFK quote about risk.

“There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.” JFK John Fitzgerald Kennedy


“Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.” — General George Patton

“Biggest profits mean gravest risks.”  Chinese Proverb

“The best we can do is size up the chances, calculate the risks involved, estimate our ability to deal with them, and then make our plans with confidence.” Henry Ford


“Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” — Helen Keller

“If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.” — Mario Andretti

“Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called ‘sure-thing-taking.'” — Jim McMahon

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

“Danger can never be overcome without taking risks.” — Latin Proverb


“I’ll play it first, and tell you what it is later.” — Miles Davis


“Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.” — Peter Drucker

“Business people need to understand the psychology of risk more than the mathematics of risk.” Paul Gibbons,

“Opportunity and risk come in pairs”   Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom

MLK was a man who was not afraid to take on risk.

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”  – Dwight Eisenhower

“You don’t close a sale, you open a relationship if you want to build a long-term, successful enterprise.” ~Patricia Fripp

“Most people think “selling” is the same as “talking”. But the most effective salespeople know that listening is the most important part of their job.” ~Roy Bartell

Albert Einstein



“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” ~Albert Einstein



“Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others.” -John Maxwell

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin