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Re: Gambling phrases...

Posted by E. on December 08, 1999

In Reply to: Re: Looking for phrase posted by asmando on December 07, 1999

: : Any with a phrase having to do with gambling, luck of the dice, roll of the dice,winning in the end . . ???
: : Something please.

: : Or can someone translate this?
: : Abstention from any aleatory undertaking precludes a potential escalation of lucretive nature.
: : (Holding back or not gambling, takes the place of placing money)

: I would read this, "if you never gamble,
: neither will you get lots of money"

: or, "nothing ventured, nothing gained"

I'm not sure what you're looking for here. "Gambling promise the poor what property performs for the rich -- something for nothing." George Bernard Shaw.

"Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity." Ophrah Winfrey.

"Time spent in a casino is time given to death..." Rebecca West.