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  • Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand.

    Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides (1959). “Euripides”
  • What do you get when you cross a herd of sheep with a herd of lemmings? A herd of venture capitalists.

  • The innovation industries are rapidly going global. In five years, more than 50% of venture capital returns will come from markets outside the United States, including China, India, Brazil, and Australia, and AlwaysOn events are on top of these trends.

  • There are orphans who can be cared for; but this some will not venture to undertake; for it brings them more work than they care to do, leaving them but little time for their own pleasure.

    Leaving   Care   Littles  
    "Review & Herald Articles, Book I of IV".
  • If the newspapers cut me up so much that I shall not venture before the world again, I have resolved to become a house painter; that would be as easy as anything else, and I should, at any rate, still be an artist!

    Cutting   Artist   House  
  • A history of civilization shares the presumptuousness of every philosophical enterprise: it offers the ridiculous spectacle of a fragment expounding the whole. Like philosophy, such a venture has no rational excuse, and is at best but a brave stupidity; but let us hope that, like philosophy, it will always lure some rash spirits into its fatal depths.

    Will Durant (2011). “Our Oriental Heritage: The Story of Civilization”, p.44, Simon and Schuster
  • What is that feeling when you're driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? - it's the too-huge world vaulting us, and it's good-by. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.

    Goodbye   Travel   Crazy  
    "On the Road" by Jack Kerouac, (Ch. 8), 1957.
  • A fool and his money will soon be departed applies equally to venture capitalists as it does to everyone else.

  • We are interested in stifling the sale of this book. We believe that this can be best accomplished by refusing to be stampeded into giving it publicity...The less discussion there is concerning it the more sales resistance will be created. We therefore appeal to you to refrain from comment on this book...It is our conviction that a general compliance with this request will sound the warning to other publishing houses against engaging in this type of venture. (Signed) Richard E. Gutstadt, Director.

  • Dreams, in their essence, include risk. This risk could be physical danger (often true in climbing big mountains like Everest), or it could be financial (leaving a comfortable job and pouring your life savings into a business venture), or it could be emotional (like the feelings of loss and questioning that comes with losing friends and coworkers to climbing accidents).

    Dream   Jobs   Loss  
  • I will venture to assert that no combination of designing men under heaven will be capable of making a government unpopular which is in its principles a wise and good one, and vigorous in its operations.

    Wise   Men   Design  
    Alexander Hamilton, John Church Hamilton (1850). “The Works of Alexander Hamilton: Miscellanies, 1774-1789: A full vindication; The farmer refuted; Quebec bill; Resolutions in Congress; Letters from Phocion; New-York Legislature, etc”, p.444
  • Today's president, CEO or managing director needs to be a disruptive influence with imagination, vision, and courage to lead the organization into new and dangerous territory. The leader must be an entrepreneurial driver who can inspire the team to boldly venture into uncharted lands.

    Paul Sloane (2006). “The Leader's Guide to Lateral Thinking Skills: Unlocking the Creativity & Innovation in You and Your Team”, p.11, Kogan Page Publishers
  • I started a business with two guys I played with, Ronnie Lott and Harris Barton: Champion Ventures, it's a fund of funds. We have $400 million or so under management.

    Two   Guy   Champion  
  • My website inspired me to create my book club and provides me with a creative outlet where I can write about things that interest me. It's a platform where I can present ideas or new ventures and get feedback straight from the people who mean the most to me.

    Book   Mean   Writing  
  • Theories of genius are the peculiar constructions of our own philosophical times; ages of genius had passed away, and they left no other record than their works; no preconcerted theory described the workings of the imagination to be without imagination, nor did they venture to teach how to invent invention.

    "The Literary Character, Illustrated by the History of Men of Genius". Book by Isaac D'Israeli, 1795 - 1822.
  • When I venture out to eat, I like to go to places with food that I don't know how to make. So my favorites are Japanese and Indian. Indian food has so much layering of flavor, and the dishes go together so harmoniously.

  • A family is a risky venture, because the greater the love, the greater the loss... That's the trade-off. But I'll take it all.

    Family   Loss   Venture  
    "Brad Pitt Is Finally 'Satisfied'". Interview with Dotson Rader, September 15, 2011.
  • The big issue is whether the United States will succeed in its venture of reshaping the Middle East. It is not clear to me that using military force is the way to do it. We should not have gone into Iraq. But we have.

    Military   Iraq   Issues  
  • There is ...a huge tacit conspiracy between the U.S. government, its agencies and its multinational corporations, on the one hand, and local business and military cliques in the Third World, on the other, to assume complete control of these countries and "develop" them on a joint venture basis. The military leaders of the Third World were carefully nurtured by the U.S. security establishment to serve as the "enforcers" of this joint venture partnership, and they have been duly supplied with machine guns and the latest data on methods of interrogation of subversives.

    Country   Military   Gun  
  • One of my earliest ventures was when I was nine years old. I realized there was a shortage of pencils at school, so I started Rent-a-Pencil. But I made a fundamental mistake. Everybody stole my pencils.

    Mistake   School   Years  
    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
  • Exploring Mars is a far different venture from Apollo expeditions to the moon; it necessitates leaving our home planet on lengthy missions with a constrained return capability.

    Home   Moon   Leaving  
    Buzz Aldrin, Leonard David (2013). “Mission to Mars: My Vision for Space Exploration”, p.166, National Geographic Books
  • I am not just my hair; I proved to myself that I am a cast of characters. I'm feeling freer to venture out of the 'look' people know me for.

    Character   Hair   People  
    Interview with Savi Kuruppu,
  • I want to venture into film more, and I think that a nice way to transition into doing that would be a documentary. I think it would be interesting to find one person that really fascinated me or maybe a band and travel with them, but I don't think I could do it like I used to do it.

  • I love what I do and being in front of the camera. But I never want to limit myself to just one thing and just venture out into new things.

    Cameras   Want   Venture  
  • The poor man who enters into a partnership with one who is rich makes a risky venture.

    Business   Men   Venture  
  • For venture capital, one of the original principles is people you want to invest in are people who've done it before with someone else's money. Not people who've just came out of business school.

  • There are those who are so scrupulously afraid of doing wrong that they seldom venture to do anything.

  • I've never began any important venture for which I felt adequate prepared

  • It seems to me that there is a good deal of ballyhoo about scientific method. I venture to think that the people who talk most about it are the people who do least about it. Scientific method is what working scientists do, not what other people or even they themselves may say about it. No working scientist, when he plans an experiment in the laboratory, asks himself whether he is being properly scientific, nor is he interested in whatever method he may be using as method.

  • Scientists have practical reasons for wishing that religion and science be kept separate. They can see nothing but trouble ... if they venture into the deeply divisive issue of religion - especially when their results tend to support a highly unpopular, atheistic conclusion.

    Victor J. Stenger (2003). “Has Science Found God?: The Latest Results in the Search for Purpose in the Universe”, Pyr Books
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