Money Quotes – Soccerwidow Sports Betting Knowledge Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:50:26 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Top 50 Quotes about Gambling, Luck and Money Mon, 28 Nov 2016 04:38:07 +0000

This compilation contains some of the best quotes we could find related to gambling, luck and money.

Since humans have existed they have gambled away their fortunes, and it is probably the fate of man to continue gambling so long as there is anything left to bet on…

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Gambling and Luck Quotations

These quotations are sorted chronologically and appear quite representative of gambling as it has developed over the last 2,000 years or more…

Luck is what happens
when preparation meets opportunity.

(ca. 4 BC – 65 AD; Roman philosopher, dramatist, and writer)
Quit while you’re ahead.
All the best gamblers do.

Baltasar Gracián y Morales
(1601-1658; Spanish Jesuit, writer, and philosopher)
By gaming we lose both our time and treasure:
two things most precious to the life of man.

Owen Feltham
(1602-1668; English essay writer)
If you would be wealthy,
think of saving as well as getting.

Benjamin Franklin
(1706-1790; American politician, scientist, inventor, and statesman)
I’m a great believer in luck,
and I find the harder I work the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson
(1743-1826; American third president of the United States)
If you must play,
decide upon three things at the start:
the rules of the game,
the stakes,
and the quitting time.

Chinese Proverb

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25 Most Notable and Wise Quotes about Mathematics Tue, 10 Nov 2015 07:12:38 +0000 more »]]>

There is great intrinsic value in maths: Nothing is as straightforward and honest.

If you make a mistake at the outset then everything else you build on this false foundation will be wrong as well. Nevertheless, there is no mistake which cannot be rectified. This is the beauty of maths!

Math Quote: If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is - John von NeumannCollage of Shutterstock images; Foreground: Luis Louro, Background: Dusit

This compilation contains 25 of the best quotes related to mathematics. They are very notable sayings, several of them even analogies for life itself. Enjoy!

The mathematical sciences
particularly exhibit
order, symmetry, and limitation;
and these are the greatest forms
of the beautiful.

(384-322 BC, Greek philosopher)
Mathematics is the door
and key to the sciences.

Roger Bacon
(c. 1214-1294, English philosopher and Franciscan friar)
Nature is written
in mathematical language.

Galileo Galilei
(1564-1642, Italian physicist, mathematician, and astronomer)
Mathematicians are [like]
a sort of Frenchmen;
if you talk to them,
they translate it into their own language,
and then it is immediately
something quite different.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(1749-1832, German novelist, dramatist, poet, humanist, and philosopher)
Mathematics is
the queen of sciences
and arithmetic is
the queen of mathematics.

Johann Carl Friedrich Gauß
(1777-1855, German mathematician and scientist)
The study of mathematics,
like the Nile,
begins in minuteness
but ends in magnificence.

Charles Caleb Colton
(1780-1832, English cleric, writer and collector)
Mathematics is the science of
what is clear by itself.

Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
(1804-1851, German mathematician)

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Top 50 Money Quotes to Change the Way You Think Wed, 01 Jul 2015 01:10:56 +0000 more »]]> It usually isn’t what you have or don’t have that makes you feel rich or poor. It is about how you think about possessions or the lack of them. Money does not ensure happiness, nor does it guarantee success.

Here are 50 thought-provoking proverbs and quotes about money, success and financial wealth gathered from famous businessmen, great thinkers, and ancient philosophers.

Value Quote: Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time - Jim RohnCollage of own and Shutterstock images; Foreground: Jason Stitt, Background: Soccerwidow

When you seek advice about your finances, it’s often quite inspirational, interesting, and sometimes even humerous to embrace the opinions of other people. Check out our 50 carefully selected money quotes: we hope they will help change your thinking and attitude towards money in a positive way.

The art is not in making money,
but in keeping it.

Dutch Proverb
You must spend money to make money.
(ca. 254-184BC, Roman playwright of the Old Latin period)
A good reputation is more valuable than money.
Publilius Syrus
(46-29BC, Latin writer of sententiae)
What difference does it make
how much you have?
What you do not have
amounts to much more.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca,
often known simply as Seneca
(4BC-AD65, Roman philosopher,statesman and dramatist)
Nothing is more dangerous to men
than a sudden change of fortune.

Marcus Fabius Quintilianus
(35-100, Roman rhetorician from Hispania )
Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.

(55-135, Greek Stoic philosopher)
Never stand begging for that
which you have the power to earn.

Miguel de Cervantes
(1547-1616, Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright)
Cartoon of two businessmen handshaking with ulterior motivesMoney lent to a friend
must be recovered from an enemy.

German Proverb

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Top 50 Money Jokes – Short Quick One-Liners Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:19:08 +0000 more »]]>

This is a compilation of funny, quick, short one liner jokes and sayings about money.

Not all of them have a deeper meaning. This collection is simply intended to bring a smile to your face or brighten up your day…

Cartoon: Zookeepers watch amazed bears working on computersSomehow they figured out how to monetize their brand.

Image: Cartoonresource (Shutterstock)

The one liners are grouped in Money Jokes taken from Life (first page), Financial One Liner Jokes (2nd page), Money One Liners related to Family and Friends (3rd page), politically incorrect but somehow funny Sexist Money Jokes (4th page), Question Answer Money Jokes (5th page) and Perils of Life Money Jokes (6th page).

Money Jokes taken from Life

Imagine, I have love letters in six different languages!
So what? I pay child support in eight different currencies.
I can handle money!
I know how to spend money,
I know how to get into debt and
I know how to lose money.
Borrow money from pessimists,
they don’t expect it back.
Living on earth may be expensive,
but it includes an annual free trip around the sun.
Nothing is foolproof to a talented fool.
An oil sheik says in a gallery:
I really admire Picasso.
There is nobody who was able to sell oil so expensive.

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Top 50 Value Quotes and Proverbs – Investment and Money Mon, 05 Jan 2015 03:00:03 +0000

What is the true value of money in your pocket? Indeed, what is value and what does investment value or value in business really mean?

Value Quote: Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing - Oscar WildeCollage of Shutterstock images; Foreground: Skylines, Background: Alan Poulson Photography

To answer these questions we have sourced 50 intelligent value quotes, sayings and proverbs about the measurement of value and the value of money.

The following value quotes and proverbs have been mainly sorted chronologically by birth year of the author to let you see how man’s perspective on value and the value of money has changed over the centuries, although it is noteworthy that many of the more ancient sayings remain valid today.

Not cheap without reason, nor dear without value.
Afghan Proverb
If you have not been to two different bazaars,
then you do not know what the best value is.

African Proverb
A diamond doesn’t lose its value due to lack of admiration.
African Proverb
We never know the worth of water ’til the well is dry.
English Proverb
There’s little value in the single cow.
Irish Proverb
To know that candles are expensive
is of no value to the blind man.

Russian proverb
Whoever rides into the flood,
either does not own the animal or doesn’t value it.

Sicilian Proverb

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50 Vital Investment Quotes for Financial Success Sun, 13 Jul 2014 20:18:55 +0000 more »]]>

Welcome to Soccerwidow’s collection of the most meaningful proverbs and intelligent inspirational quotes about investment and wealth creation.

Learn from those who succeeded – business tycoons, investors and economists from around the world – most of them millionaires and billionaires, offering solid financial advice.

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The quotations are ordered chronologically by the birth year of the author. Enjoy!

He who wishes to be rich in a day
will be hanged in a year.

Leonardo da Vinci
(1452-1519, Italian polymath, painter, sculptor, architect,
engineer, inventor, anatomist, botanist, and writer)
All that glitters is not gold.
William Shakespeare
(1564-1616, English poet, playwright and actor)
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin
(1706-1790, political theorist, scientist, and inventor)
The wise man puts all his eggs in one basket
and watches the basket.

Andrew Carnegie
(1835-1919, Scottish American industrialist
who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry)
Opportunity is missed by most people
because it is dressed in overalls
and looks like work.

Thomas Edison
(1847-1931, American inventor and businessman)
When everything seems to be going against you,
remember that the airplane takes off against the wind,
not with it.

Henry Ford
(1863-1947, American industrialist)
Gentleman sits cross legged in a chair with eyes closed and palms raised in a summoning poseNever let a poor man
advise you on your investments.

Spanish Proverb

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Best 25 Expressive and Noteworthy Stock Market Quotes Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:01:54 +0000 more »]]>

The question, “how to invest in stocks”, interests many people; but many forget that behind every stock there is a business trading. It is amazing how similar these stock market quotations are to our collection of gambling quotes

Stock Market Quote: If you don’t study any companies, you have the same success buying stocks as you do in a poker game if you bet without looking at your cards - Peter LynchCollage of Shutterstock images; Foreground: Enrique Pellejer, Background: Cico

Whether looking for expressive and eloquent stock market quotes, or profound and noteworthy advice about stocks and shares, then you should find something of interest in the following 25 hand-picked quotes by famous investors, stock brokers, businessmen, and publishers…

Soccerwidow’s advice especially when there is money at stake: Emotions are often your worst enemy, not only in your job or day-to-day life, but also in the stock market… Enjoy the feast of quotes about the stock market game!

Anybody who plays the stock market not as an insider
is like a man buying cows in the moonlight.

Daniel Drew
(1797-1879, American businessman, and steamship and railroad developer)
Gambling with cards or dice or stock is all one thing.
It’s getting money without giving an equivalent for it.

Henry Ward Beecher
(1813-1887, American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker)
October: This is one of the peculiarly
dangerous months to speculate in stocks.
The others are July, January, September,
April, November, May, March, June,
December, August and February.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens,
better known by his pen name Mark Twain
(1835-1910, American author and humorist)
The man who begins to speculate in stocks
with the intention of making a fortune usually goes broke,
whereas the man who trades with a view of
getting good interest on his money sometimes gets rich.

Charles Henry Dow
(1851-1902, American journalist who co-founded Dow Jones)
One of the funny things about the stock market is
that every time one person buys, another sells,
and both think they are astute.

William A. Feather
(1889-1981, American publisher and author)

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25 Powerful Statistics Quotes with the Flavour of Science Fri, 29 Nov 2013 10:34:00 +0000 more »]]>

It was either the famous writer Mark Twain or the 19th-century British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli who said: “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”

This saying means that statistics can be used for very wrong purposes and the persuasive power of numbers can assist to strengthen weak arguments.

Statistics Quotes: By a small sample, we may judge of the whole piece - Miguel de CervantesCollage of Shutterstock images; Foreground: coka, Background: Laszlo Szirtesi

As long ago as 1889, Carroll D. Wright (a prominent statistician) said, “The old saying is that ‘figures will not lie,’ but a new saying is ‘liars will figure’.”

This collection of statistics quotes tries to show the opposite and make the point that statistics are connected to science. Statistics are not there to pervert the truth in the interests of a theory somebody wishes to establish.

The quotes are sorted in chronological order by the birth date of the author. Enjoy!

By a small sample,
we may judge of the whole piece.

Miguel de Cervantes, from his novel “Don Quixote”
(1547-1616; Spanish novelist, poet and playwright)
Statistics are no substitute for judgement.
Henry Clay, Sr.
(1777-1852, American lawyer, politician and skilled orator)
Errors using inadequate data are much less
than those using no data at all.

Charles Babbage
(1791-1871, English polymath, inventor and mechanical engineer)
While nothing is more uncertain
than a single life,
nothing is more certain
than the average duration of a thousand lives.

Elizur Wright
(1804-1885, American mathematician,
“father of life insurance” for his pioneering work on actuarial tables)
Facts are stubborn things,
but statistics are pliable.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens,
better known by his pen name Mark Twain
(1835-1910, American author and humourist)

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Provocative and Controversial Insurance Quotes Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:09:20 +0000 more »]]>

Insurance has a reputation for annoying, high-pressure salespeople, an abundance of small print, unnecessarily sold contracts, unreasonably high premiums, claims being disputed or not paid at all, and so on…

However, what many people fail to realise is that the underlying principle of insurance is, “the premiums of the many pay for the losses of the few”. Insurance is based on numbers and actuarial statistics, and is a game of risks and probabilities.

Insurance Quote: Both terrorism and insurance sell fear - and business is business - Liam McCurryCollage of Shutterstock images; Foreground: gosphotodesign, Background: bibiphoto

Here is our collection of 25 provocative and disputable insurance quotes. Some quotes are controversial and thought-provoking; some are even amusing. They are sorted in chronological order by the birth year of the author. Enjoy!

Justice is the insurance
which we have on our lives and property.
Obedience is the premium
which we pay for it.

William Penn
(1644-1718; English real estate entrepreneur)
Insurance – an ingenious modern game of chance
in which the player is permitted
to enjoy the comfortable conviction
that he is beating the man who keeps the table.

Ambrose Bierce
(1842-1913; American journalist, fabulist, and satirist)
I detest life insurance agents:
they always argue that I shall someday die,
which is not so.

Stephen Leacock
(1869-1944; English-born Canadian teacher, writer, and humorist)
Simply by not owning three medium-sized castles in Tuscany
I have saved enough money in the last forty years
on insurance premiums alone
to buy another medium-sized castle in Tuscany.

Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
(1886-1969; last director of Berlin’s Bauhaus,
and pioneering master of modern architecture)
The determination of life insurance salesmen to succeed
has made life pretty soft for widows.

William Feather
(1889-1981; American publisher and author)

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