Valuable “Risk-Wise”® Insights…..

From exceptional “Risk-Wise”® thinkers, doers, and 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 ~


“The owl is the wisest of all the birds because
the more he sees the less he talks”
~ African proverb ~


“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 ~


“Change is the essential process of all existence.”
~ Spock ~


“When models turn on…brains turn off”
~ Til Schurran ~


“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 ~


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


“This world of ours appears to be separated by a slight precarious margin of safety from a most singular & unexpected danger.”
~ Arthur Conan Doyle ~


“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 ~
“Risk means more things can happen than will happen. It is not standard deviation. It is not variability. It is this sense that future events are highly variable and unknowable that gives us the best sense for risk.”
~ Elroy Damson- Professor, London School of Economics ~


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