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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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 :: 10 Quotes of the Moment

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And gain is gain, however small.
~ Robert Browning - [Gain]

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I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
~ William Allen White - [Future]

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I can't believe that God plays dice with the universe.
~ Albert Einstein - [Gambling]

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I have a notion that gamblers are as happy as most people, being always excited; women, wine, fame, the table, even ambition, sate now and then, but every turn of the card and cast of the dice keeps the gambler alive -- besides one can game ten times longer than one can do any thing else.
~ Lord Byron - [Gambling]

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I have to confess that I had gambled on my soul and lost it with heroic insouciance and lightness of touch. The soul is so impalpable, so often useless, and sometimes such a nuisance, that I felt no more emotion on losing it than if, on a stroll, I had mislaid my visiting card.
~ Charles Baudelaire - [Gambling]

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If you play bridge badly you make your partner suffer, but if you play poker badly you make everybody happy.
~ Joe Laurie Jr. - [Gambling]

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It is always sound business to take any obtainable net gain, at any cost and at any risk to the rest of the community.
~ Thorstein Veblen - [Gain]

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It is possible to believe that all the past is but the beginning of a beginning, and that all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn. It is possible to believe that all the human mind has ever accomplished is but the dream before the awakening.
~ H.G. Wells - [Future]

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No gain is so certain as that which proceeds from the economical use of what you already have.
~ Latin Proverb - [Gain]

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No wife can endure a gambling husband; unless he is a steady winner.
~ Thomas Robert Dewar - [Gambling]

 

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