I have come to regard the law courts not as a cathedral but rather as a casino.
Speculators may do no harm as bubbles on a steady stream of enterprise.But the position is serious when enterprise becomes the bubble on a whirlpool of speculation.When the capital development of a country becomes a by-product of the activities of a casino, the job is likely to be ill-done.
The casino is the only human venture I know where the probabilities are known, Gaussian (i.e., bell-curve), and almost computable.nassim nicholas taleb
Gambling is risk-taking. It might be said the owner of a casino gambles, takes risks, but he has the odds in his favour, so that's intelligent gambling. If I wanted to gamble, I'd buy the casino.
He's terrific. I think [casino Royale] is a huge step forward - a leap forward.timothy dalton
Although the major gambling casinos do not maintain statistical records on the results of games of Craps, one event has been recorded-that wherein a young man achieved 28 consecutive "passes" at the Desert Inn casino, Las Vegas, Nevada (June 10, 1950). Odds against such an event are 400 million to 1.richard arnold epstein
Danbury wasn't a prison, it was a crime school. I went in with a Bachelor of marijuana, came out with a Doctorate of cocaine. ~ George Jung casino