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I can't remember, I wish I could remember the first time I bet on baseball.
In a world where irony reigns, where you have to separate, protect and laugh at anything that is honest or has an emotional charge, I bet for catharsis. I like to invest emotionally in things. And catharsis, when it touches the emotional vein, can open the doors of even those who protect themselves.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
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'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.
Heaven knows where I'll end up - but it's a safe bet that I'll never be at the top of anything! Nor do I particularly care to be.
H. P. Lovecraft
I bet after seeing us, George Washington would sue us for calling him 'father.'
I've got the brain of a four year old. I'll bet he was glad to be rid of it.
The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet.
Who do you think I am, Pete Rose? I don't bet. I come from a long line of compulsive gamblers. Gambling scares me.
Name the book that made the biggest impression on you. I bet you read it before you hit puberty. In the time I've got left, I intend to write artistic books - for kids - because they're still open to new ideas.
I'm not really a gambler, but I'll bet on the Super Bowl or some boxing. Something I feel comfortable with.
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.
Would you bet your paycheck on a weather forecast for tomorrow? If not, then why should this country bet billions on global warming predictions that have even less foundation?
It's never paid to bet against America. We come through things, but its not always a smooth ride.
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.
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.
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.
If you have debt I'm willing to bet that general clutter is a problem for you too.
Leroy bet me I couldn't find a pot of gold at the end, and I told him that was a stupid bet because the rainbow was enough.
Rita Mae Brown
C++ and Java, say, are presumably growing faster than plain C, but I bet C will still be around.
You bet I arrived overnight. Over a few hundred nights in the Catskills, in vaudeville, in clubs and on Broadway.
I admitted I bet on baseball, but I wasn't suspended from baseball for betting on baseball.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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