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  • Gamble everything for love, if you're a true human being. -- Rumi
  • Gamble everything for love, if you are a true human being. If not, leave this gathering. Half-heartedness doesn't reach into majesty. -- Rumi
  • 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
  • Companies like GE and Procter & Gamble have been in business for a long time. Over decades or a century you're bound to figure out a management structure that works. -- Barry Diller
  • Whales are silly once every two years. The young are called short-heads or baby blimps. Many whale romances begin in Baffin's bay and end in Procter and Gamble's factory, Staten Island." -- Will Cuppy
  • Tommy's [Gamble] an East Coast guy, so he kind of talks fast and in quick statements and phrases, so I understood him and he understood me, and we just hit it off. -- Chip Kelly
  • From our group, we've had joint ventures with a lot of international companies: Procter & Gamble, General Electric, Sara Lee, currently with Hershey's and Tyson. We've learned a lot of the best practices. -- Adi Godrej
  • 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
  • We were licencees of Sara Lee Corp's air freshener brand Ambi Pur, which they sold to Procter and Gamble. So we handed it over to Procter and Gamble. Now we will introduce our own brand of air freshener. -- Adi Godrej
  • I think that the feel that maybe China is slowing down means it will be buying less from Africa and Latin America. That means Procter & Gamble and Coca-Cola will sell less in Latin America and Africa. And so it is definitely related. -- David Wessel
  • The movie business is a big gamble. -- Jackie Chan
  • I think there's a difference between a gamble and a calculated risk. -- Edmund H. North
  • Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay. -- Simone de Beauvoir
  • It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not pay with their own. -- H. G. Wells
  • If I gamble, I go for the lowest-end blackjack or slots. It's because I don't like to lose! -- Bill Rancic
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it. -- Will Rogers
  • 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 Owen Bruce
  • Dog rescue remains a gamble, of course. For all the good will, hard work, and noble motivation, nobody can really predict with certainty how a traumatized, dislocated dog will respond in a new environment. -- Jon Katz
  • It's a gamble you take, the risk of alienating an audience. But there's a theory - sometimes it's better to confuse them for five minutes than let them get ahead of you for 10 seconds. -- Paul Thomas Anderson
  • We must work to stabilize Social Security. We must not gamble with our nation's social insurance program, one of our most popular and effective federal programs that has remained dependable and stable for the past 70 years. -- Grace Napolitano
  • People who don't do jazz think it's black magic. But really, it's just a matter of getting used to it. It's fun to gamble. The trick is not to fall back on the things you've done before. -- Andre Previn
  • This mandate that I seek is about continuity and sustainability against disruption and stagnation, about moving forward versus regressing. We have to safeguard what we have already achieved. We cannot put at risk what we have; we cannot gamble away our future. -- Najib Razak
  • The Roosevelt enactment of Social Security was a moral revolution in our country: We were assured that we would never reach the very depths of poverty. And to be told, that we are now going to gamble it, on Wall Street, is nonsense! -- Arthur Hertzberg
  • Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists. -- Blaise Pascal
  • The Macau casinos have a wonderful business, it's taking in money from Chinese businessmen elsewhere who send it through junky companies to casinos to gamble. The growth continues and they have basically western managers and western accounting, so we trust the numbers a little bit more. -- James Chanos
  • He was a degenerate gambler. That is, a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose. As a hero who goes to war must die. Show me a gambler and I'll show you a loser, show me a hero and I'll show you a corpse. -- Mario Puzo
  • Life is a gamble. You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes, lose their arms and legs in car accidents; people die every day. Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt, some go on. You just don't let yourself believe it will happen to you. -- Muhammad Ali
  • A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own. -- H. G. Wells
  • For Sony, owning a studio is a gamble and probably a pretty good one, now that in the broadband era having content is a great advantage when you sell devices that in a ubiquitous world of distribution can actually show programs, movies, content directly to the consumer. So that you actually create, in a digital world, real synergy. -- Howard Stringer
  • I always feel like 'as long as I'm doin' what I love to do, the money's naturally gonna come.' When you start thinkin' business and you start thinkin' 'What's hot? What's the wave? Who is hot? Let's get at that person,' it becomes a point where you're tryin' to strategize to make money. And that's always a gamble. -- Akon
  • Falling in love, romance, matters of the heart - when you fall in love, on some biochemical level you know there is a chance it won't work out. It's ingrained in us that if you take such an enormous risk on someone with your heart that it might not pay off. I gamble all my chips and I might actually lose everything. -- Rachael Taylor
  • Yeah, I like to gamble. -- Chazz Palminteri
  • All perception is a gamble. -- Edmund Husserl
  • What is life if not a gamble? -- F.E. Higgins
  • Marriage is a gamble, let's be honest. -- Yoko Ono
  • If you don't gamble, you'll never win. -- Aldous Huxley
  • Everything's a gamble, love most of all. -- Tess Gerritsen
  • Never gamble without knowing a back way out. -- Robert Jordan
  • Love' Two perfectly happy people ready to gamble -- Karan Patade
  • We cannot gamble with anything so sacred as money. -- William McKinley
  • I gamble with one foot pointed toward the door. -- Frank Scoblete
  • Have to Find ...life ...is ...a?? ...gamble ...after ...all. -- Ellen Hopkins
  • You cannot afford to gamble your youth only for fun. -- Amit Kalantri
  • I took a gamble to exercise leadership without losing my feminine nature. -- Michelle Bachelet
  • I don't return fruit. Fruit's a gamble. I know that going in. -- Jerry Seinfeld
  • Be reckless enough to gamble all or nothing to follow your dreams -- John Galliano
  • That's why I really don't play cards or gamble. Because I'd crack. -- Joe Mantegna
  • Love renders all our plans and all our intentions a great big gamble. -- Henry Theophilus Finck
  • Love renders all of our plans and all of our hopes a gamble. -- Elizabeth Gilbert
  • I would rather gamble on our vision than make a 'me, too' product. -- Steve Jobs
  • I'm an amused observer. I don't bet or gamble; that's the worst thing. -- Pablo Francisco
  • I don't gamble at all, all my life. I am only interested in sports. -- Stanley Ho
  • You don't gamble to win. You gamble so you can gamble the next day. -- Bert Ambrose
  • And in movies you must be a gambler. To produce films is to gamble. -- Douglas Sirk
  • Baseball is a little bigger gamble than most, and the stakes are pretty high. -- Jacob Ruppert
  • If a guy hasn't got any gamble in him- he isn't worth a crap. -- Evel Knievel
  • If you gamble long enough, you'll always lose -- the gambler is always ruined. -- Michael Crichton
  • 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
  • I took a gamble in becoming an actor and my dream job has been realised. -- Brendan Coyle
  • I don't read the papers, I don't gamble, I don't even know what day it is! -- Steve McClaren
  • You have to love a town where you can both smoke and gamble in a pharmacy. -- Anthony Bourdain
  • Sometimes you have to risk life, in order to live, and gamble death, to sacrifice life. -- Anthony Liccione
  • The Obama 'stimulus' plan is a $1 trillion dollar gamble more suited to Las Vegas than Washington. -- Cal Thomas
  • You take an educated gamble. If you don't occasionally make a mistake, you're not doing your job. -- James Sinegal
  • That's the gamble that you make when you decide to become a rock musician. It's totally unpredictable. -- Billie Joe Armstrong
  • One of the healthiest ways to gamble is with a spade and a package of garden seeds. -- Dan Bennett
  • I don't like to gamble, but if there's one thing I'm willing to bet on, it's myself. -- Beyonce Knowles
  • The prospect of getting rich is highly motivating, and few people get rich without taking a gamble. -- Peter L. Bernstein
  • Life is a gamble, at terrible odds - if it was a bet you wouldn't take it. -- Tom Stoppard
  • I drink to excess, I gamble to excess, but everyone knows it, so it's not a big deal. -- Oscar Goodman
  • I talk to God and make deals with him every time I gamble. Otherwise, I leave him alone. -- Max Rubin
  • What I desire most of you, my son, is never to gamble or swear. These are baneful vices. -- Nathan Bedford Forrest
  • Cinema is gambling. It is better to gamble on a unique film even if it seems like suicide. -- Thomas Langmann
  • We have to gamble, and sometimes lose as George Ainslie argues; this keeps the appetite for life sharp. -- Catherine Wilson
  • A life without integrity, faith, courage and a positive purpose, is an unnecessary gamble with no positive possibility. -- Edmond Mbiaka
  • Only the element of chance is needed to make war a gamble, and that element is never absent. -- Carl von Clausewitz
  • I mean, what do you do in Las Vegas? You gamble - and you go to strip clubs. -- Scott Caan
  • [Entrepreneurship] is by no means hunch or gamble. But it also is not precisely science. Rather, it is judgment. -- Peter Drucker
  • The rulers of the country generally believed that betting eliminates strikes. Men had to work in order to gamble. -- Michael Ondaatje
  • 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
  • The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil. -- Heywood Hale Broun
  • Choosing colours should not be a gamble. It should be a conscious decision. Colours have a meaning and a function. -- Verner Panton
  • It is unfortunate that for some, kindness is an unwarranted expenditure, compassion an avoidable weakness, and love an unnecessary gamble. -- Wayne Gerard Trotman
  • I've been giving a little gamble on the roulette and just sitting having a coffee with the fans, chatting away. -- Ricky Hatton
  • Where I'm from, life's a gamble, grab the dice/'Fore I leave, pray to God, then I grab my Nikes -- Fashawn
  • The phone rings and there's another Broadway show or another TV series or a movie. That's the gamble you take. -- Jamie Farr
  • You've got to gamble every once in a while in a round of golf. I'm not afraid to screw up. -- Fuzzy Zoeller
  • When I used to gamble, I looked for players with head covers on their irons. Those guys I could beat. -- Chi Chi Rodriguez
  • Now I ask you to make your sacrifice. Take a gamble. I took the plunge and I'm glad of it. -- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
  • 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
  • It became a gamble to myself whether I was able to do the exact same film ["Funny Games"]under very different circumstances. -- Michael Haneke
  • 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
  • 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
  • Human destiny is bound to remain a gamble, because at some unpredictable time and in some unforeseeable manner nature will strike back. -- Rene Dubos
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Never gamble with your life because there is no wealth without life, but where there is life, there is always hope for wealth. -- Edmond Mbiaka
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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