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  • 1. William Arthur Ward
  • 2. To laughis to risk appearing a fool,
  • 3. To weepis to risk appearing sentimental.
  • 4. To reach out to anotheris to risk involvement,
  • 5. To expose feelingsis to risk exposing your true self.
  • 6. To place your ideasand dreams before a crowdis to risk their loss.
  • 7. To loveis to risk not being lovedin return,
  • 8. To liveis to risk dying,
  • 9. To hopeis to risk despair,
  • 10. To tryis to risk failure.
  • 11. But risks must be takenbecause the greatest hazardin life is to risk nothing.
  • 12. The person who risks nothing,does nothing, has nothing,is nothing.
  • 13. He may avoid sufferingand sorrow,
  • 14. But he cannot learn, feel, change, grow or live.
  • 15. Chained by his servitudehe is a slavewho has forfeited allfreedom.
  • 16. Only a person who risks is free.
  • 17. The pessimistcomplains about the wind;
  • 18. The optimistexpects it to change;
  • 19. And the realistadjusts the sails.
  • 20. Images and text: InternetMusic: Richard Abel - Elegancia Adriana

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