I long ago came to the conclusion that all life is 6 to 5 against.
You can become a winner only if you are willing to walk over the edge.
I long ago came to the conclusion that all life is six to five against.
The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet.
The race may not always be to the swift nor the victory to the strong, but that's how you bet.
You can keep the things of bronze and stone and give me one man to remember me just once a year.
Always try to rub up against money, for if you rub up against money long enough, some of it may rub off on you.
It may not be that the race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong - but that is the way to bet.
I once knew a chap who had a system of just hanging the baby on the clothes line to dry and he was greatly admired by his fellow citizens for having discovered a wonderful innovation on changing a diaper.
One of these days in your travels, a guy is going to come up to you and show you a nice brand-new deck of cards on which the seal is not yet broken, and this guy is going to offer to bet you that he can make the Jack of Spades jump out of the deck and squirt cider in your ear. But, son, do not bet this man, for as sure as you are standing there, you are going to end up with an earful of cider.