Key “Risk-Wise”® Insights…..From respected doers, thinkers & leaders


“Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing”
– Warren Buffett
“The essence of investment management is the management of risk, not the management of returns”
– Benjamin Graham

 

“Risk is like fire. If controlled it will help you. If uncontrolled it will rise-up and destroy you.”
– Theodore Roosevelt

 

“He who knows best knows how little he knows”
– Thomas Jefferson

 

“A danger foreseen is half avoided”
– Thomas Fuller

 

“Just because the river is quiet does not mean the crocodiles have left.”
– Malay Proverb

 

“People calculate too much and think too little”
– Charlie Munger

 

“Not everything that counts can be counted, not everything that can be counted counts.”
– Albert Einstein

 

“Never tell me the odds”
– Han Solo, Star Wars

 

“The fact that a catastrophe is very unlikely to occur is not a rational justification for ignoring the risk of its occurrence.”
– Richard Posner (hard-nosed economic analyst & appeals court judge)

 

“Knowing our risks provides opportunities to manage and improve our chances of success.”
– Roger VanScoy

 

“If you do not actively attack risks, they will actively attack you.”
– Tom Gib

 

“It’s the wolf you don’t see that you must worry about the most.”
– Old Russian Proverb

 

“Better to be wise by the misfortune of others than by your own”
  – AESOP