The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief -
But the pain of grief
Is only a shadow
When compared with the pain
Of never risking love.
Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed.
When a woman marries again it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again, it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs.
The ethics of excellence require a sense of perspective. Look at the big picture. If you live for the moment, do you mortgage the future? What happens if you put your reputation at risk . . . and lose the bet?
What's going on here is a redefinition of Christmas as a time of family celebration rather than as a time of the community faithful celebrating the birth of the savior...There is a risk that we will lose one more of our Christian rituals, one that's at the heart of our faith.
Let me say, at the risk of seeming ridiculous, that the true revolutionary is guided by great feelings of love.
Responsibility and self-discipline give you the freedom to be more spontaneous because you won’t risk abusing your freedom.
He who pursues fame at the risk of losing his self is not a scholar.
There are one hundred men seeking security to one able man who is willing to risk his fortune.
In a state-run society the government promises you security. But it's a false promise predicated on the idea that the opposite of security is risk. Nothing could be further from the truth. The opposite of security is insecurity, and the only way to overcome insecurity is to take risks. The gentle government that promises to hold your hand as you cross the street refuses to let go on the other side
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.
Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. . . . It really
is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
Accept that all of us can be hurt, that all of us can-and surely will at times-fail. Other vulnerabilities, like being embarrassed or risking love, can be terrifying, too. I think we should follow a simple rule: if we can take the worst, take the risk.
Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.
Climate change poses clear, catastrophic threats. We may not agree on the extent, but we certainly can't afford the risk of inaction.
If we have isolated individuals able to inflict enormous harm, imagine what a single lunatic can do with a nuclear weapon. I think the whole base of civil society is at risk
Our lives improve only when we take chances -- and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.
There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
“Anarchy! Revolution, Justice, Screaming For Solutions, Forcing Changes, Risk, and Danger, Making Noise and Making Please!”
We continue to be concerned regarding execution risk with its recent aggressive acquisition pace.
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?
It cannot in the opinion of His Majesty's Government be classified as slavery in the extreme acceptance of the word without some risk of terminological inexactitude.
The refusal to rest content, the willingness to risk excess on behalf of one\'s obsessions, is what distinguishes artists from entertainers, and what makes some artists adventurers on behalf of us all.
The devotion of the greatest is to encounter risk and danger, and play dice for death.
The market has used considerable energy just to reach this level. We see risk of exhaustion now that it's here.