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In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Gambling is legal and betting is legal, for what I bet.
I had a bet with Gordon Kane of Michigan University that the Higgs particle wouldn't be found.
Boxing, for me, it's the beginning of all sports. I'm willing to bet that the first sport was a man against another man in a fight, so I think that's something innate in all of us.
I don't have a crystal ball, but I'm willing to bet one of my arms right now that as long as there's electricity, Ramones music is going to be relevant.
While I have no empirical evidence to back this up, I bet that the number of homosexual people per thousand has not fluctuated all that much over the centuries. I do not believe the dented wisdom my father used to extol, that homosexuality was a sure sign of a civilization in decline.
What is faith but a kind of betting or speculation after all? It should be, I bet that my Redeemer liveth.
The horse I bet on was so slow, the jockey kept a diary of the trip.
Life is a gamble, at terrible odds - if it was a bet you wouldn't take it.
I played a lot of tough clubs in my time. Once a guy in one of those clubs wanted to bet me $10 that I was dead. I was afraid to bet.
I'm a great lover, I'll bet.
If you have debt I'm willing to bet that general clutter is a problem for you too.
Everybody knows that England is the world of betting men, who are of a higher class than mere gamblers: to bet is in the English temperament.
Fiction is a kind of compassion-generating machine that saves us from sloth. Is life kind or cruel? Yes, Literature answers. Are people good or bad? You bet, says Literature. But unlike other systems of knowing, Literature declines to eradicate one truth in favor of another.
The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet.
Yes, it's true I once knocked out a horse. It was at a fiesta in my mother's home town of Guarare. Someone bet me a bottle of whiskey that I couldn't do it.
I'd like to think that the boring lady who's talking to me now is a lot sexier and more interesting than the one who's doing NPR. You know, studious and reserved, and - I bet you're a lot of fun at a party.
I bet the worst part about dying is the part where your whole life passes before you.
I admitted I bet on baseball, but I wasn't suspended from baseball for betting on baseball.
It will be the mother of all telescopes, and you can bet it will do for astronomy what genome sequencing is doing for biology. The clumsy, if utilitarian, name of this mirrored monster is Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, or LSST. You can't use it yet, but a peak in the Chilean Andes has been decapitated to provide a level spot for placement.
Forget the lottery. Bet on yourself instead.
I love tennis with a passion. I challenged Boris Becker to a match once and he said he was up for it but he never called back. I bet I could make him run around.
One way to stop a runaway horse is to bet on him.
If your goal is to make money, becoming an entrepreneur is a sucker's bet. Sure, some entrepreneurs make a lot of money, but if you calculate the amount of stress-inducing work and time it takes and multiply that by the low likelihood of success and eventual payoff, it is not a great way to get rich.
There's no one quite like William - I bet he's really kind. You can just tell by looking at him.
John F. Kennedy
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