72 Risk Management Quotes added in 2011

And the total library of Risk Management quotes has about 250 total quotes.  Here are my 10 most favorite:

“Every person takes the limits of their own field of vision for the limits of the world.”  Arthur Schopenhauer

Life is a series of failures punctuated by brief successes. James Altucher

Managing risk is not just about assessing and monitoring all the things that could go wrong. Rather it is about understanding all the things that need to go right for an organization to achieve its mission and objectives.  UN Joint Staff Pension Fund ERM Policy Statement

Across the grand sweep of history, the relationship between risk and return has been loose and variable.
Warren Hatch

“Call on God, but row away from the rocks.” Hunter S Thompson

“It don’t matter how hard you hit if you cannot take a punch” from the song Lend a Hand by Jakob Dylan

Don’t forget that people sometimes make very silly mistakes, especially when dealing with derivatives. Kevin Dowd

Frankly, I’m suspicious of anyone who has a strong opinion on a complicated issue.  Scott Adams

People are disposed to get angry and punish those who violate the models that they themselves are using, but the targets of such sanctions often do not acknowledge that that particular model applies, or that their acts were transgressions, so they perceive the intended sanctions as illegitimate aggression.   Alan Fiske

“everyone has a plan ’till they get punched in the mouth”  Mike Tyson

 

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