To laugh is to risk appearing the fool.
To weep is to risk appearing sentimental.
To reach for another is to risk involvement.
To express your ideas, your dreams before a crowd is to risk their loss.
To live is to risk dying.
To believe is to risk failure.
But risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.
The people who risk nothing do nothing, have nothing, are nothing.
They may avoid suffering and sorrow but they cannot learn, feel, change, grow, love, live.
Chained by their attitude, they are slaves, they have forfeited their freedom.
Only a person who risks is free……