Posted by E. on December 08, 1999
In Reply to: 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.