Quotes of Dice

“ God does not play dice with the universe. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ Darwin's dice have rolled badly for Earth. The human species is, in a word, an environmental abnormality. Perhaps a law of evolution is that intelligence usually extinguishes itself. ”

- Edward O. Wilson

“ They can hop on a line and really dice it up out there. ”

- Adam Petty

“ I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education. ”

- Tallulah Bankhead

“ The dice of Zeus always fall luckily. ”

- Sophocles

“ The dice of God are always loaded. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ I can't believe that God plays dice with the universe. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without giving an equivalent for it. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ Appeal. In law, to put the dice into the box for another throw. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ At any rate, I am convinced that He does not play dice. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ A throw of the dice will never abolish chance. ”

- Stéphane Mallarmé

“ Alea Iacta est… ”

- Julius Caesar

“ Einstein said God doesn't play dice with the universe, but I don't know — maybe not as a whole, but I think he gets a pretty big kick out of messing in peoples' back yards. ”

- Dennis Koenig and Jordan Budde

“ What's the difference between a Dice Clay concert and a Klan rally? Nothing. Trick question. ”

- Bob Goldthwait

“ Einstein said that God does not play dice with the universe. He was right, but not in the way he meant. God doesn't play dice with the universe because the universe doesn't need him. The craps table is set up and running. Whether or not God put it there is besides the point. ”

- Mark Coggins

“ Perhaps our supercilious disgust with existence is a cover for a secret disgust with ourselves; we have botched and bungled our lives, and we cast the blame upon the environment or the world, which have no tongues to utter a defense. The mature man accepts the natural limitations of life; he does not expect Providence to be prejudiced in his favor; he does not ask for loaded dice to play the game of life… ”

- Will Durant

“ It's like gambling somehow. You go out for a night of drinking and you don't know where your going to end up the next day. It could work out good or it could be disastrous. It's like the throw of the dice. ”

- Jim Morrison

“ To me, film right now is dormant. It's a sleeping giant. It's the plaything of corporations. The people who determine what American film is today are no different from high rollers who go to Las Vegas. They just want to take all the money and put it on one big number and roll the dice on that number and if it craps out, next number… ”

- William Friedkin

“ Quantum mechanics is very impressive. But an inner voice tells me that it is not yet the real thing. The theory yields a lot, but it hardly brings us any closer to the secret of the Old One. In any case I am convinced that He doesn't play dice. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ If God has made the world a perfect mechanism, He has at least conceded so much to our imperfect intellect that in order to predict little parts of it, we need not solve innumerable differential equations, but can use dice with fair success. ”

- Max Born

“ There isn't any luck that enters into anything, unless it's poker or shooting dice, maybe. There is no luck to merchandising. There is no luck in going out and working from early in the morning to long after dinner. That is not luck, it's work. ”

- Fred W. Fitch

“ The world is the house of the strong. I shall not know until the end what I have lost or won in this place, in this vast gambling den where I have spent more than sixty years, dicebox in hand, shaking the dice. ”

- Denis Diderot

“ I have a notion that gamblers are as happy as most people, being always excited; women, wine, fame, the table, even ambition, sate now and then, but every turn of the card and cast of the dice keeps the gambler alive — besides one can game ten times longer than one can do any thing else. ”

- Lord Byron

“ Entrepreneurs are risk takers, willing to roll the dice with their money or reputation on the line in support of an idea or enterprise. They willingly assume responsibility for the success or failure of a venture and are answerable for all its facets… ”

- Victor Kiam

“ When it comes to taking chances, some people like to play poker or shoot dice; other people prefer to parachute jump, go rhino hunting, or climb ice floes, while still others engage in crime or marriage. But I like to get drunk and drive like a fool. ”

- Gandhi
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