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"All perception is a gamble." - Edmund Husserl

"Yeah, I like to gamble." - Chazz Palminteri

"You don't gamble to win. You gamble so you can gamble the next day." - Bert Ambrose

"If you don't gamble, you'll never win." - Aldous Huxley

"Everything's a gamble, love most of all." - Tess Gerritsen

"What is life if not a gamble?" - F.E. Higgins

"The movie business is a big gamble." - Jackie Chan

"Marriage is a gamble, let's be honest." - Yoko Ono

"Although I don't gamble in life - I've never played poker - I do gamble on stage. I gamble with myself: 'Can I do this?'" - Mikhail Baryshnikov

"We cannot gamble with anything so sacred as money." - William Mckinley

"Have to Find ...life ...is ...a- ...gamble ...after ...all." - Ellen Hopkins

"Gamble everything for love, if you're a true human being." - Rumi

"I gamble with one foot pointed toward the door." - Frank Scoblete

"When you gamble with safety, you bet your life." - Anonymous

"I drive every day. I like to gamble." - David Edwards

"Never gamble without knowing a back way out." - Robert Jordan

"You're looking for a mispriced gamble. That's what investing is. And you have to know enough to know whether the gamble is mispriced. That's value investing." - Charlie Munger

"I'm constantly jumping off cliffs and developing my wings on the way down. ... It's a gamble, a ... spiritual gamble. You are who you choose to be." - Shia Labeouf

"If a guy hasn't got any gamble in him- he isn't worth a crap." - Evel Knievel

"You have to love a town where you can both smoke and gamble in a pharmacy." - Anthony Bourdain

"I don't read the papers, I don't gamble, I don't even know what day it is!" - Steve McClaren

"Sometimes you have to risk life, in order to live, and gamble death, to sacrifice life." - Anthony Liccione

"Love renders all of our plans and all of our hopes a gamble." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"We may gamble on outsmarting the law; we may even gamble on the leniency of man and the mercy of God-but no man ever won a gamble with his own conscience. Even should he think he has beaten his conscience into submission, his misdeeds still leave their mark upon him. Anyone who gambles against this fact has already lost his gamble." - Sidney Greenberg

"Be reckless enough to gamble all or nothing to follow your dreams" - John Galliano

"If you gamble long enough, you'll always lose - the gambler is always ruined." - Michael Crichton

"I don't return fruit. Fruit's a gamble. I know that going in." - Jerry Seinfeld

"Love renders all our plans and all our intentions a great big gamble." - Henry Theophilus Finck

"Gamble everything for love, if you are a true human being." - Rumi

"Gamble everything for love, if you're a true human being. If not, leave this gathering." - Rumi

"I'm an amused observer. I don't bet or gamble; that's the worst thing." - Pablo Francisco

"I took a gamble to exercise leadership without losing my feminine nature." - Michelle Bachelet

"If you know you're worth nothing, only a gamble with death can gratify your vanity." - Don Delillo

"When you're in the back of the pack, you can gamble a little bit more." - Michael Andretti

"Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay." - Simone De Beauvoir

"I took a gamble in becoming an actor and my dream job has been realised." - Brendan Coyle

"That's why I really don't play cards or gamble. Because I'd crack." - Joe Mantegna

"Baseball is a little bigger gamble than most, and the stakes are pretty high." - Jacob Ruppert

"I used to gamble when I was young. I'm wiser now." - Sharron Angle

"I would rather gamble on our vision than make a 'me, too' product." - Steve Jobs

"And in movies you must be a gambler. To produce films is to gamble." - Douglas Sirk

"Life is a gamble, at terrible odds - if it was a bet you wouldn't take it." - Tom Stoppard

"I think there's a difference between a gamble and a calculated risk." - Edmund H North

"I don't gamble at all, all my life. I am only interested in sports." - Stanley Ho

"This bill [Immigration Reform and Control act of 1986] is a gamble, a riverboat gamble. There is no guarantee that employer sanctions will work or that amnesty will work. We are headed into uncharted waters." - Charles Schumer

"the real stakes in the theater are high - they are life stakes. That's what I love about it. You gamble with your life, and that's a gamble worth taking." - Lauren Bacall

"If nuclear power plants are safe, let the commerical insurance industry insure them. Until these most expert judges of risk are willing to gamble with their money, I'm not willing to gamble with the health and safety of my family." - Donna Reed

"I don't like losing money. I don't go gamble. Because I don't want to lose any money. I didn't grow up with any money and I'm not going to go gamble and lose money." - Rick Scott

"The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil." - Heywood Hale Broun

"What I desire most of you, my son, is never to gamble or swear. These are baneful vices." - Nathan Bedford Forrest

"The rulers of the country generally believed that betting eliminates strikes. Men had to work in order to gamble." - Michael Ondaatje

"Life is a gamble at terrible odds, if it were a bet, you would not take it." - Tom Stoppard

"When I used to gamble, I looked for players with head covers on their irons. Those guys I could beat." - Chi Chi Rodriguez

"You've got to gamble every once in a while in a round of golf. I'm not afraid to screw up." - Fuzzy Zoeller

"I don't like to gamble, but if there's one thing I'm willing to bet on, it's myself." - Beyonce Knowles

"Choosing colours should not be a gamble. It should be a conscious decision. Colours have a meaning and a function." - Verner Panton

"Life will always remain a gamble, with prizes sometimes for the imprudent, and blanks so often to the wise." - Jerome K Jerome

"Life is a gamble, we scramble for money, I might crack a smile, but ain't a damn thing funny." - Prodigy

"I mean, what do you do in Las Vegas? You gamble - and you go to strip clubs." - Scott Caan

"I talk to God and make deals with him every time I gamble. Otherwise, I leave him alone." - Max Rubin

"Where I'm from, life's a gamble, grab the dice/'Fore I leave, pray to God, then I grab my Nikes" - Fashawn

"I drink to excess, I gamble to excess, but everyone knows it, so it's not a big deal." - Oscar Goodman

"The phone rings and there's another Broadway show or another TV series or a movie. That's the gamble you take." - Jamie Farr

"[Entrepreneurship] is by no means hunch or gamble. But it also is not precisely science. Rather, it is judgment." - Peter Drucker

"Only the element of chance is needed to make war a gamble, and that element is never absent." - Carl Von Clausewitz

"The Obama 'stimulus' plan is a $1 trillion dollar gamble more suited to Las Vegas than Washington." - Cal Thomas

"We have to gamble, and sometimes lose as George Ainslie argues; this keeps the appetite for life sharp." - Catherine Wilson

"That's the gamble that you make when you decide to become a rock musician. It's totally unpredictable." - Billie Joe Armstrong

"The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice is so pleasurable, that I assume it must be evil." - Heywood Broun

"One of the healthiest ways to gamble is with a spade and a package of garden seeds." - Dan Bennett

"...only the element of chance is needed to make war a gamble, and that element is never absent." - Carl Von Clausewitz

"Cinema is gambling. It is better to gamble on a unique film even if it seems like suicide." - Thomas Langmann

"I've been giving a little gamble on the roulette and just sitting having a coffee with the fans, chatting away." - Ricky Hatton

"If I gamble, I go for the lowest-end blackjack or slots. It's because I don't like to lose!" - Bill Rancic

"Now I ask you to make your sacrifice. Take a gamble. I took the plunge and I'm glad of it." - Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

"You take an educated gamble. If you don't occasionally make a mistake, you're not doing your job." - James Sinegal

"It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not pay with their own." - H G Wells

"The prospect of getting rich is highly motivating, and few people get rich without taking a gamble." - Peter L. Bernstein

"It can be argued that man's instinct to gamble is the only reason he is still not a monkey up in the trees." - Mario Puzo

"[Motherhood is] the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It's huge and scary-it's an act of infinite optimism." - Gilda Radner

"Go ahead and gamble a lie. A person who will not tell you seven lies within a hundred yards is useless as a man." - Yamamoto Tsunetomo

"Human destiny is bound to remain a gamble, because at some unpredictable time and in some unforeseeable manner nature will strike back." - Rene Dubos

"Sometimes you think the movie is good and BOOM! Sometimes you think it's no good. BAAM! The movie business is a big gamble. You never know." - Jackie Chan

"You must work and do good, not be lazy and gamble, if you wish to earn happiness. Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction." - Anne Frank

"It's not legal to gamble but it is legal to do fantasy leagues. To me it's an outlet where people can go on, play, and make some money." - Slaine

"It became a gamble to myself whether I was able to do the exact same film ["Funny Games"]under very different circumstances." - Michael Haneke

"Actors don't necessarily want to be famous or rich or anything else. It's a very bad gamble if that's what you're after." - Jeff Goldblum

"I don't think you make documentary films to get your country house. If you're trying to gamble on that, you've very foolish." - Liz Garbus

"We are playing Russian roulette with features of the planet's atmosphere that will profoundly impact generations to come. How long are we willing to gamble?" - David Suzuki

"Gamble everything for love, if you are a true human being. If not, leave this gathering. Half-heartedness doesn't reach into majesty." - Rumi

"I think that gambling is a synthetic experience and that if you have any balls you gamble with your life. I have. So can everybody else." - William Monahan

"Boys, the first drink is a boon, the second is a gamble, the third is poor judgment, and then the rate of descent gets steep" - Garrison Keillor

"Life in clubs is no paltry sign of the times we live in. Here gentlemen gamble with others whom they would not dream of inviting to their homes." - Honore De Balzac

"The stock market really isn't a gamble, as long as you pick good companies that you think will do well, and not just because of the stock price." - Peter Lynch

"A risk is a chance you take; if it fails you can recover. A gamble is a chance taken; if it fails, recovery is impossible." - Erwin Rommel

"We are playing Russian roulette with features of the planet's atmosphere that will profoundly impact generations to come. How long are we willing to gamble?" - David Suzuki

"When you take high risks, the rewards are higher. So sometimes I'll gamble just to see what happens. If it doesn't work, I know I can't do that." - Toni Braxton

"To anticipate the market is to gamble. To be patient and react only when the market gives the signal is to speculate." - Jesse Lauriston Livermore

"Prayer is never just an emergency flare or desperate anxious gamble. God's attention is not based on our performance but parental love." - Timothy Keller

"Democrats, overpaid celebrities, the mainstream media that are so lazy, they are willing to endanger your lives, gamble with your life to try and score cheap political points!" - Sean Hannity

"Then they're like addicts; they can't help themselves... They will steal, cheat, embezzle and commit other crimes just to get money to gamble" - John Warren Kindt

"I used to want to gamble, too, until I was 20 and could actually go to a casino. Then I wasn't so crazy about the attitude." - Carrie Fisher

"The whole business is a gamble. There's no real stability, you're kind of just floating around like a feather your whole life." - Taryn Manning

"Auditions are like a gamble. Most likely you won't get the part, but if you don't go, you'll never know if you could've got it." - Robert De Niro

"Gamble everything for love, if you are a true human being. If not, leave this gathering. Half-heartedness does' reach into majesty." - Rumi

"Authors by the hundreds can tell you stories by the thousands of those rejection slips before they found a publisher who was willing to 'gamble' on an unknown." - Zig Ziglar

"The planet's survival has become so uncertain that any effort, any thought that presupposes an assured future amounts to a mad gamble." - Elias Canetti

"It is a significant gamble to assume that troops in our U.K. Armed Forces would volunteer for a Scottish Defence Force." - Philip Hammond

"Don't gamble the future of your children and Malaysia; think and contemplate because your vote will determine not only the future of the country but also your grandchildren." - Najib Razak

"Research has been called good business, a necessity, a gamble, a game. It is none of these - it's a state of mind." - Martin H Fischer

"I want to do exactly what I want to do. I'd rather gamble on the box office than beg for a grant." - Mikhail Baryshnikov

"In troubled times the last thing you want to do is to stick your money into a film. It's such a gamble." - Robert Carlyle

"Why do people play the lottery, or why do people gamble, period? You know, it's with the hope of winning something more." - Derek Kilmer

"I did a movie called 'The Hole' with this kid Nathan Gamble, so when I'm old and wrinkly, he could play me. He's awesome." - Chris Massoglia

"I don't really go out much at all. But there are times when I'm like, 'I gotta get out.' Then we go to Vegas, and we'll gamble." - Jenny Mccarthy

"If I gamble, I'll play roulette. My wife and I will play roulette, and that's about it. I'm not a heavy gambler." - Tracy Morgan

"The outside wold pressures you into a mold, but if you don't accept that - you gamble with life. Call it gambling." - Louise Berliawsky Nevelson

"I will never be in the stock market. It's just gambling. I'm a gambler, but I'll gamble on the practicality of things." - Jeremy Renner

"My whole feeling in terms of racing is that you have to be very bold. You sometimes have to be aggressive and gamble." - Bill Rodgers

"Social Security has never failed to pay promised benefits, and Democrats will fight to make sure that Republicans do not turn a guaranteed benefit into a guaranteed gamble." - Nancy Pelosi

"I still gamble, but it's all legal. I own horses, and I go to watch my horse. I don't go daily." - Pete Rose

"I don't gamble, because winning a hundred dollars doesn't give me great pleasure. But losing a hundred dollars pisses me off." - Alex Trebek

"In China's big cities, American products - say, for instance, Proctor and Gamble shampoos or many other goods - are widely coveted by a lot of Chinese consumers." - Rebecca Mackinnon

"Who's afraid of the big, bad buildings? Everyone, because there are so many things about gigantism that we just don't know. The gamble of triumph or tragedy at this scale - and ultimately it is a gamble - demands an extraordinary payoff. The trade center towers could be the start of a new skyscraper age or the biggest tombstones in the world." - Ada Louise Huxtable

"I've got a 15-year old son and a 10-year old daughter, and if they were going to do one of the following things: be an alcoholic; be a drug offender; beat their wife or husband; or gamble. I hope they would gamble." - Pete Rose

"Who's afraid of the big, bad buildings? Everyone, because there are so many things about gigantism that we just do' know. The gamble of triumph or tragedy at this scale - and ultimately it is a gamble - demands an extraordinary payoff. The trade center towers could be the start of a new skyscraper age or the biggest tombstones in the world." - Ada Louise Huxtable

"To us, investing is the equivalent of going out and betting against the pari-mutuel system. We look for a horse with one chance in two of winning, and that pays three to one. In other words, we're looking for a mispriced gamble. That's what investing is, and you have to know enough to know whether the gamble is mispriced." - Charlie Munger

"I think a lot of people like to gamble, and they don't want to go to the casino to gamble. Sometimes they want to do it in the privacy of their home. They can't concentrate the way they want to in a gambling casino." - Larry Holmes

"It was a very big gamble. I lost my job in France, I received a job in which was extremely uncertain, how long would IBM be interested in research, but the gamble was taken and very shortly afterwards, I had this extraordinary fortune of stopping at Harvard to do a lecture and learning about the price variation in just the right way." - Benoit Mandelbrot

"The kingdoms' people were at the mercy of the natures of those who rose to be their rulers. It was a gamble, and the current generation did not make for a winning hand." - Kristin Cashore

"It's all a bit of a gamble, mate. That's all I can promise you. And we never get to see what that other life would have looked like if we don't take chances." - Melina Marchetta

"I understand the horrors of having no insurance, but, believe me, eight hours of sleep and good meals are NOT going to prevent you from getting sick. Don't gamble with your life; it's a stupid bet." - Michael Specter

"Women, because they are not generally the principal breadwinners, can be perhaps most useful as the trail blazers, working along the bypaths, doing the unusual job that men cannot afford to gamble on." - Betty Friedan

"If you're addicted to gambling, you know where to go to gamble. So, if you have a condition where you're addicted to sex, you know where other that are looking for the same thing are going." - Michael Fassbender

"You can't possibly conduct a proper affair without a lot of deliberating, scheming, speculating, and conniving. It's a delicate balance where the excitement must equal the guilt and sex must be as bright as the future you gamble." - John Dufresne

"I've got a new friend, all right. But what a gamble friendship is! Charlotte is fierce, brutal, scheming, bloodthirsty-everything I don't like. How can I learn to like her, even though she is pretty and, of course, clever?" - E B White

"For Kips Bay, I had a wonderful client, William Zeckendorf, who was willing to gamble with me on using concrete and not brick for a high-rise apartment building. That was very innovative at the time." - I. M. Pei

"I don't profess to know how to balance the positive and the negative media attention. It's a gamble every time you put yourself out there, and, certainly, I'm always readjusting to it." - Scarlett Johansson

"It was the price of survival. The cost of his people's last, desperate gamble: To rid his new home of humanity, he had to become human. And being human, he had to overcome his humanity." - Rick Yancey

"I"ve got a new friend, all right. But what a gamble friendship is! Charlotte is fierce, brutal, scheming, bloodthirsty-everything I do' like. How can I learn to like her, even though she is pretty and, of course, clever?" - E B White

"It's all a bit of a gamble, mate. That's all I can promise you. And we never get to see what that other life would have looked like if we do' take chances." - Melina Marchetta

"It's a gamble. A band like Kiss, a lot of those are our audience but we don't do as much make-up. Alice would have more to lose if we got back together." - Michael Bruce

"For years I supported capital punishment, but I have come to believe that our criminal justice system is incapable of adequately distinguishing between the innocent and guilty. It is reprehensible and immoral to gamble with life and death." - James Frey

"I had the interesting experience of having lived and worked for six years in China with Procter & Gamble, and that just changes, I think, your whole perspective in living overseas and living in a country like China." - Steve Daines

"Every conscious act requires risk. Every conscious act requires decision. Put these two facts together and you realize that the secret to life is not to avoid gambling but to gamble well." - Mike Caro

"There is no such thing as 'social gambling.' Either you are there to cut the other bloke's heart out and eat it - or you're a sucker. If you don't like this choice - don't gamble." - Robert A Heinlein

"So use all that is called Fortune. Most men gamble with her, and gain all, and lose all, as her wheel rolls. But do thou leave as unlawful these winnings, and deal with Cause and Effect, the Chancellors of God." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"How many a year has passed and gone and many gamble has been lost and won, and many a road taken by a friend and each one I've never seen again." - Bob Dylan

"You entrust your money to banks, God entrusts His money to you. How would you feel if the bank took your money and used it to play the lottery or gamble with it? So, how does God feel?" - Tony Evans

"Life is gamble, It's harsh and painful most of the time, and it's not for the timid. Spoils go to the victor, not to the one who doesn't even show up for the battle." -Acheron" - Sherrilyn Kenyon



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