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I absolutely don't believe in anything.
by Al Alvarez

I absolutely don't believe in anything.
Full stop.
Including luck.
- Al Alvarez

I could think of worse ways of going than at the poker table.
- Al Alvarez

I hate writing.
- Al Alvarez

I think one of the interesting things about poker is
that once you let your ego in,
you're done for.
- Al Alvarez

 

When you make a bet, you're saying something.
- Al Alvarez

Yes, I think poker really isn't gambling.
- Al Alvarez

I mean to say, this is the book and I really loathe
it and I can't imagine what a nice Jewish boy like me ever,
how I ever got into this dreadful trade.
- Al Alvarez

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Now, if, as I think, writing should be,
it's a kind of risky trade.
- Al Alvarez

I mean being a writer is like being a psychoanalyst,
but you don't get any patients.
- Al Alvarez

But in a tournament, you can be said in for all your
money at any point so you can't make any mistakes so you have to,
it's all about where you're sitting at the table.
- Al Alvarez

The fact that we write about it doesn't mean we play
better than ordinary players at all.
- Al Alvarez

I'm good at reading people.
- Al Alvarez

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely.
It is absolutely touch and go.
Each one of us could make the difference.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

Know first that you have absolutely no power to change the world,
and then address all your energies and intent toward improving it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is ever absolutely "wrong."
"Wrong" is in the cultural tradition of the beholder.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Listen to all, plucking a feather
from every passing goose,
but, follow no one absolutely.
- Chinese Proverb

The only way to deal with an unfree world
is to become so absolutely free
that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
- Albert Camus

The WORK
1.Is it true?
2.Can you absolutely know that it's true?
3.How do you react when you think that thought?
4.Who would you be without the thought?
- Byron Katie

Inside most people there's a feeling of being separate,
separated from everything ... And they're not.
They're part of absolutely everyone, and everything.
- the movie Powder

We should meet abuse by forbearance.
Human nature is so constituted that
if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse,
the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you are absolutely without mind,
just pure consciousness,
time stops completely,
disappears,
leaving no trace behind.
- Osho

There is danger that we lose sight of
what our friend is absolutely,
while considering what she is to us alone.
- Henry David Thoreau

Always remember that you are absolutely unique.
Just like everyone else.
- Margaret Mead

Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery.
- Calvin Coolidge

Women have to harness their power - its absolutely true.
It's just learning not to take the first no.
And if you can't go straight ahead, you go around the corner.
- Cher

I have tried to know absolutely nothing about a great many things,
and I have succeeded fairly well.
- Robert Benchley

I've said it before, but it's absolutely true:
My mother gave me my drive,
but my father gave me my dreams.
Thanks to him, I could see a future.
- Liza Minelli

I don't doubt God. I have firm faith absolutely in God.
It's religion I'm doubting.
- Bono

Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius
and it's better to be absolutely ridiculous
than absolutely boring.
- Marilyn Monroe

It is absolutely imperative that we protect,
preserve and pass on this genetic heritage for man
and every other living thing in as good a condition as we received it.
- David R. Brower

I think it is absolutely essential in a democracy to
have competition in the media,
a lot of competition, and we seem to be moving away from that.
- Walter Cronkite

Fear comes from uncertainty.
When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness,
we are almost impervious to fear.
- William Congreve

In criticism I will be bold, and as sternly,
absolutely just with friend and foe.
From this purpose nothing shall turn me.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Going to Peru is, well, if you ever have an opportunity
in your life to go there,
you should do it because it is absolutely mind boggling.
- Dean Stockwell

It's the first villain that I've played in a movie
that has absolutely no vulnerability and no innocence,
nothing whatsoever that is likeable about her other than she's so bad.
- Daryl Hannah

There is absolutely no way that I would enter that world.
I would never run for office.
- Tim Robbins

Cooper wrote a novel which is absolutely indistinguishable from Austen,
completely from a female point of view,
completely English, no sense that he was an American.
- Leslie Fiedler

These guys were the real owners of the country,
and for them to discuss with this young guy who becomes
a member of the government was absolutely unacceptable.
- Anatoly Chubais

I think you have to judge everything based on your personal taste.
And if that means being critical, so be it.
I hate political correctness.
I absolutely loathe it.
- Simon Cowell

We've been able to have our cake and eat it,
too.
Every song, every T-shirt, is absolutely a pure expression of what we want to do.
And it connects.
- Tom Morello

I cannot conceive of music that expresses absolutely nothing.
- Bela Bartok

Absolutely not, because in acting I've found a domain that suits me perfectly.
And that is so utterly rare.
- Zhang Ziyi

Oh, absolutely, it felt more serious than your typical job.
One of the things that got us through how difficult
the shooting actually was was that we are telling a real story.
- John C. Reilly

There will one day spring from the brain of science
a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities,
so absolutely terrifying, that even man,
the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order
to inflict torture and death,
will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
- Thomas A. Edison

It is absolutely essential that the oppressed participate
in the revolutionary process with an increasingly critical
awareness of their role as subjects of the transformation.
- Paulo Freire

As I've said, I've been advised not to get into the specifics out there.
Is there some truth out there? Yes.
Is there a lot of falsehood out there? Absolutely.
- Jeff Gannon

The stadium here in Munich is the best of the lot for me.
It is absolutely fantastic, especially the way it lights
up a different colour according to who is playing.
It's superb.
- Claudia Schiffer

Very often, I don't make it through moments of recording
because it is genuinely funny and absolutely ridiculous
that a 60-year-old grown man is making these noises.
- David Ogden Stiers

The aristocracy of Western Europe has absolutely tabooed
silver in those countries and driven it away from there.
Here it finds its only resting place.
- Richard Parks Bland

Minimalism now is a reaction to what came before.
It's absolutely of its time.
Music moved into the set theory thing,
and moved out of it.
- Harrison Birtwistle

My rule of life prescribed as an absolutely sacred rite
smoking cigars and also the drinking of alcohol
before, after and if need be during all meals
and in the intervals between them.
- Winston Churchill

There is absolutely no doubt about it,
and I may not be the one that does it,
but the cloned child is coming.
There is absolutely no way that it will not happen.
- Panayiotis Zavos

I was absolutely delighted that those shows have been preserved.
- Patrick Macnee

An Englishman's way of speaking absolutely classifies him.
- Alan Jay Lerner

I love singing, and I came to absolutely adore it in
the later part of my career.
- Julie Andrews

Thus passing through the infinite varieties of space
we reach the Divine space which is absolutely free
from all dimensions and constitutes the meeting point of all infinities.
- Muhammed Iqbal

There is one thing a professor can be absolutely certain of:
almost every student entering the university believes,
or says he believes, that truth is relative.
- Allan Bloom

Certainly, I think being depressed is absolutely part of the human condition,
it has to be, if there's joy there's its opposite,
and it's something you ride if you possibly can.
- Bob Geldof

To be absolutely certain about something,
one must know everything or nothing about it.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Jack Nicholson is a textbook actor who's very intuitive.
He is absolutely brilliant at going as far as you can go,
always pushing to the edge, but still making it seem real.
- Tim Burton

I wasn't absolutely too sure where the Falklands was,
and I didn't want to make a bloody fool of myself.
- Denis Thatcher

When you arrive at your destination,
pay absolutely no attention to the thing people call jetlag.
- Lara St.
John

The one thing that's absolutely clear is that Karl
was not the source for the leak and there's no basis
for any additional speculation.
- Robert Luskin

If absolute power corrupts absolutely,
does absolute powerlessness make you pure?
- Harry Shearer

A little sincerity is a dangerous thing,
and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
- Oscar Wilde

Through my music teaching and my not absolutely irregular attendance at church,
I became acquainted with the best class of colored people in Jacksonville.
- James Weldon Johnson

No form of Christianity is absolutely and only true.
- Frederick Henry Hedge

People think I'm crazy and reckless but I'm absolutely not...
I'm soooo safe and soooo careful and I won't do anything
that feels like I could break something.
- Catherine Bell

I don't have a problem with my body.
I'm not just going to strip off all my clothing,
but if the part calls for it and I don't think there's any way round,
I'm absolutely fine.
- Keira Knightley

I absolutely intend to return every penny given to
me by my Democratic colleagues and Democratic leaders.
- Rodney Alexander


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