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Alex Trebek Quotes and Sayings
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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

I'm curious about everything.
Even subjects that don't interest me.
- Alex Trebek

Don't minimize the importance of luck in determining life's course.
- Alex Trebek

Don't tell me what you believe in.
I'll observe how you behave and I will make my own determination.
- Alex Trebek

 

Sex? Unfortunately, as you get older -
and I shouldn't admit this -
there are other things that become more important in your daily life.
- Alex Trebek

If you can't be in awe of Mother Nature,
there's something wrong with you.
- Alex Trebek

My musical development stopped when Frank Sinatra died.
- Alex Trebek

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We are all experts in our own little niches.
- Alex Trebek

It's very important in life to know when to shut up.
You should not be afraid of silence.
- Alex Trebek

Marriage is a gamble, let's be honest.
- Yoko Ono

And in movies you must be a gambler.
To produce films is to gamble.
- Douglas Sirk

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

Social Security has never failed to pay promised benefits,
and Democrats will fight to make sure that Republicans
do not turn a guaranteed benefit into a guaranteed gamble.
- Nancy Pelosi

When you're in the back of the pack,
you can gamble a little bit more.
- Michael Andretti

Change your life today.
Don't gamble on the future, act now,
without delay.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Now I ask you to make your sacrifice.
Take a gamble.
I took the plunge and I'm glad of it.
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

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

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

Life is a gamble, at terrible odds -
if it was a bet you wouldn't take it.
- Tom Stoppard

We think it will be shortly afterwards,
but it seems a terrible thing to gamble with such big
stakes in diplomacy without having your master card in your hand.
- Henry L. Stimson

There is something about jumping a horse over a fence,
something that makes you feel good.
Perhaps it's the risk, the gamble.
In any event it's a thing I need.
- William Faulkner

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

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

So, I'm happy to do that because it's a wonderful working
relationship but I will be going out for pilot season
for half hour work and that's the gamble I'm taking.
- Charisma Carpenter

That's why I really don't play cards or gamble.
Because I'd crack.
- Joe Mantegna

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

It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's
lives should not pay with their own.
- H. G. Wells

I think there's a difference between a gamble and a calculated risk.
- Edmund H. North

If nuclear power plants are safe, let the commerical
insurance industry insure them.
Until these most expert judges of risk are willing
to gamble with their money,
I'm not willing to gamble with the health and safety of my family.
- Donna Reed

That's free enterprise, friends: freedom to gamble,
freedom to lose.
And the great thing - the truly democratic thing about it -
is that you don't even have to be a player to lose.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

On occasion I have drawn as a release from painting.
The economy in using paper, pencil, charcoal and crayon
can help towards a greater gamble and higher rewards.
I also find that drawing can generate ideas more rapidly than painting.
- William Scott

From the employees' standpoint, in 1935,
Social Security was a big gamble.
Employees would be required to participate in the program,
contributing a percentage of their income for their
entire adult working life.
- Wayne Allard

I think its really matured a lot.
I like the fact that there is now more to do there than gamble,
since I don't do a lot of that.
The people are great.
I seldom have time for vacations and when I do I prefer
the beach instead of the desert.
- Doug Davidson

Yes, prudently invested contributions to the Social
Security fund may bring greater dividends,
but those contributions would also face a greater risk.
It would be like gambling.
We should not gamble with the investments and the future
of the citizens of this land.
- Daniel Inouye

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

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

But I also think that it does create a lot of revenue,
but to me it's a temporary revenue stream because it's an industry that,
if suddenly gambling started in Massachusetts,
then a lot of our patrons who would gamble in New Hampshire if we had it,
would disappear.
- Craig Benson

But we got up there and decided to stick to this mix
of power chords and funk and that's where it really started for us.
In having the courage to take that decision.
To take a gamble not just with our music but our lives.
- Michael Hutchence

For people who have for been putting their hard-earned
money into the system for years,
the president's idea would replace their safety net
with a risky gamble with no assurance of a stable return of investment.
- Grace Napolitano

Most of the time common stocks are subject to irrational
and excessive price fluctuations in both directions
as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most
people to speculate or gamble...
to give way to hope, fear and greed.
- Benjamin Graham

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 place was built on the premise that people want to gamble,
and they may as well do it here.
They look after their clientele, and,
hell, they treat me like I'm one of their family.
- Wilford Brimley

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

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

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

My Loved One
You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

My husband melted my heart the day he asked me,
"Can I participate in your wonder?"
In whose wonder do you get to participate today?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When you make the sacrifice in marriage,
you're sacrificing not to each other
but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell

Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of
becoming passionate friends.
- Harville Hendrix

The greatest roadblock to a great relationship
is trying to force a partner to change through bribes or threats.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A Great Relationship is the Dance of Two Great Lives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When people get married because they think
it's a long-time love affair,
they'll be divorced very soon,
because all love affairs end in disappointment.
But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
- Joseph Campbell

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does.
Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
- James A. Baldwin

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

There is no substitute for the comfort supplied
by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship.
- Iris Murdoch

A divorce is like an amputation:
you survive it, but there's less of you.
- Margaret Atwood

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

Gift the love of your life with undistracted,
untelevisioned, unhurried attentiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times,
always with the same person.
- Germaine Greer

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

Marriage, like money, is still with us;
and,
like money, progressively devalued.
- Robert Graves

Love: A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
- Ambrose Bierce

Consider being more acceptive of your partner's behaviors.
It is unlikely that they are intentionally aggravating you.
Almost always, they are just doing what they think they should do.
Try setting aside your own rules for how they should behave,
and adopt a live-and-let-live attitude.
Your relationship will become stronger and happier if you do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

By all means marry.
If you get a good wife, you'll be happy.
If you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher
and that is a good thing for any man.
- Socrates


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