To laugh is to risk appearing the fool. To weep is to risk appearing sentimental•.ffo reach out to others is to risk
involvement. To expose feelings is to risk exposing your true self. To place your ideas, your dreams before a crowd is
to risk their loss. To love is to risk not being loved in return. To live is to risk dying. To hope is to risk despair. To try
is to risk failure.
But risks must be taken, because th
eatest hazard in life is to do nothing.
The person who risks hothin
oes nothing, has nothing, and is nothing.
avoid suffering and sorrow, but they cannot learn, feel, change, grow, love, live.
ained by their attitudes, they are a slave, they forfeited their freedom.
Only the person who risks can be free.