Risk

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Rather than reacting to every risk we hear and see, we should make an effort to discern which ones we can do something about. ~ Ben Carson

Risk is the potential that a chosen action or activity (including the choice of inaction) will lead to a loss (an undesirable outcome). The notion implies that a choice having an influence on the outcome sometimes exists (or existed). Potential losses themselves may also be called "risks". Any human endeavor carries some risk, but some are much more risky than others.

Quotes[edit]

  • To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risks must be taken, because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
  • Rather than reacting to every risk we hear and see, we should make an effort to discern which ones we can do something about.
  • If we set our priority “the removal of all risk”, we'll soon have sterile, stagnant, and unstimulating learning environments.

External links[edit]

The dictionary definition of risk at Wiktionary