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Michael Owen Bruce Quotes and Sayings

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It's a gamble.
A band like Kiss, a lot of those are our audience but
we don't do as much make-up.
Alice would have more to lose if we got back together.
- Michael Owen Bruce

It started twelve and went on until twelve.
I never had to buy a drink all day!
- Michael Owen Bruce

Towards the end it got really rough.
I take my hat of to Alice, he's still doing it.
This is probably more work than going on the road for 2-3 months.
I wish I was 25 again!
- Michael Owen Bruce

I've got them in the can and I am looking for a label.
- Michael Owen Bruce

 

I do like to write but I also like to get and out and play.
I am losing track of all the Cooper versions that I do -
I have one for Iceland,
different one over here.
- Michael Owen Bruce

Marriage is a gamble, let's be honest.
- Yoko Ono

And in movies you must be a gambler.
To produce films is to gamble.
- Douglas Sirk

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Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good
stock and hold it till it goes up,
then sell it.
If it don't go up, don't buy it.
- Will Rogers

I think there's a difference between a gamble and a calculated risk.
- Edmund H. North

The planet's survival has become so uncertain that any effort,
any thought that presupposes an assured future amounts to a mad gamble.
- Elias Canetti

That's why I really don't play cards or gamble.
Because I'd crack.
- Joe Mantegna

Life is a gamble, at terrible odds -
if it was a bet you wouldn't take it.
- Tom Stoppard

Now I ask you to make your sacrifice.
Take a gamble.
I took the plunge and I'm glad of it.
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

Research has been called good business,
a necessity, a gamble, a game.
It is none of these - it's a state of mind.
- Martin H. Fischer

Change your life today.
Don't gamble on the future, act now,
without delay.
- Simone de Beauvoir

So, I'm happy to do that because it's a wonderful working
relationship but I will be going out for pilot season
for half hour work and that's the gamble I'm taking.
- Charisma Carpenter

There is something about jumping a horse over a fence,
something that makes you feel good.
Perhaps it's the risk, the gamble.
In any event it's a thing I need.
- William Faulkner

I want to do exactly what I want to do.
I'd rather gamble on the box office than beg for a grant.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

I don't gamble, because winning a hundred dollars doesn't give me great pleasure.
But losing a hundred dollars pisses me off.
- Alex Trebek

It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's
lives should not pay with their own.
- H. G. Wells

When you're in the back of the pack,
you can gamble a little bit more.
- Michael Andretti

We think it will be shortly afterwards,
but it seems a terrible thing to gamble with such big
stakes in diplomacy without having your master card in your hand.
- Henry L. Stimson

My whole feeling in terms of racing is that you have to be very bold.
You sometimes have to be aggressive and gamble.
- Bill Rodgers

Social Security has never failed to pay promised benefits,
and Democrats will fight to make sure that Republicans
do not turn a guaranteed benefit into a guaranteed gamble.
- Nancy Pelosi

The Roosevelt enactment of Social Security was a moral
revolution in our country:
We were assured that we would never reach the very depths of poverty.
And to be told, that we are now going to gamble it,
on Wall Street, is nonsense!
- Arthur Hertzberg

On occasion I have drawn as a release from painting.
The economy in using paper, pencil, charcoal and crayon
can help towards a greater gamble and higher rewards.
I also find that drawing can generate ideas more rapidly than painting.
- William Scott

A time will come when a politician who has willfully
made war and promoted international dissension will
be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide.
It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's
lives should not stake their own.
- H. G. Wells

Belief is a wise wager.
Granted that faith cannot be proved,
what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth
and it proves false? If you gain,
you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing.
Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists.
- Blaise Pascal

That's free enterprise, friends: freedom to gamble,
freedom to lose.
And the great thing - the truly democratic thing about it -
is that you don't even have to be a player to lose.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

If nuclear power plants are safe, let the commerical
insurance industry insure them.
Until these most expert judges of risk are willing
to gamble with their money,
I'm not willing to gamble with the health and safety of my family.
- Donna Reed

But we got up there and decided to stick to this mix
of power chords and funk and that's where it really started for us.
In having the courage to take that decision.
To take a gamble not just with our music but our lives.
- Michael Hutchence

But I also think that it does create a lot of revenue,
but to me it's a temporary revenue stream because it's an industry that,
if suddenly gambling started in Massachusetts,
then a lot of our patrons who would gamble in New Hampshire if we had it,
would disappear.
- Craig Benson

The place was built on the premise that people want to gamble,
and they may as well do it here.
They look after their clientele, and,
hell, they treat me like I'm one of their family.
- Wilford Brimley

Life is a gamble.
You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes,
lose their arms and legs in car accidents;
people die every day.
Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt,
some go on.
You just don't let yourself believe it will happen to you.
- Muhammad Ali

He was a degenerate gambler.
That is, a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose.
As a hero who goes to war must die.
Show me a gambler and I'll show you a loser,
show me a hero and I'll show you a corpse.
- Mario Puzo

From the employees' standpoint, in 1935,
Social Security was a big gamble.
Employees would be required to participate in the program,
contributing a percentage of their income for their
entire adult working life.
- Wayne Allard

I think its really matured a lot.
I like the fact that there is now more to do there than gamble,
since I don't do a lot of that.
The people are great.
I seldom have time for vacations and when I do I prefer
the beach instead of the desert.
- Doug Davidson

We must work to stabilize Social Security.
We must not gamble with our nation's social insurance program,
one of our most popular and effective federal programs
that has remained dependable and stable for the past 70 years.
- Grace Napolitano

Most of the time common stocks are subject to irrational
and excessive price fluctuations in both directions
as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most
people to speculate or gamble...
to give way to hope, fear and greed.
- Benjamin Graham

Yes, prudently invested contributions to the Social
Security fund may bring greater dividends,
but those contributions would also face a greater risk.
It would be like gambling.
We should not gamble with the investments and the future
of the citizens of this land.
- Daniel Inouye

For people who have for been putting their hard-earned
money into the system for years,
the president's idea would replace their safety net
with a risky gamble with no assurance of a stable return of investment.
- Grace Napolitano

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you make the sacrifice in marriage,
you're sacrificing not to each other
but to unity in a relationship.
- Joseph Campbell

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Marriage, ultimately, is the practice of
becoming passionate friends.
- Harville Hendrix

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect.
If it's not based on respect,
nothing that appears to be good will last very long.
- Amy Grant

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A dream you dream alone is only a dream.
A dream you dream together becomes reality.
- John Lennon

The fewer secrets you have, the happier you will be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

Gift the love of your life with undistracted,
untelevisioned, unhurried attentiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Consider being more acceptive of your partner's behaviors.
It is unlikely that they are intentionally aggravating you.
Almost always, they are just doing what they think they should do.
Try setting aside your own rules for how they should behave,
and adopt a live-and-let-live attitude.
Your relationship will become stronger and happier if you do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no substitute for the comfort supplied
by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship.
- Iris Murdoch

Love allows your beloved the freedom to be unlike you.
Attachment asks for conformity to your needs and desires.
Love imposes no demands.
Attachment expresses an overwhelming demand - "Make me feel whole."
Love expands beyond the limits of two people.
Attachment tries to exclude everything but two people.
- Deepak Chopra in The Path to Love

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

My Loved One
You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A divorce is like an amputation:
you survive it, but there's less of you.
- Margaret Atwood

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I love being married.
It's so great to find that one special person
you want to annoy for the rest of your life.
- Rita Rudner

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

Why does a woman work ten years to change a man's habits
and then complain that he's not the man she married?
- Barbra Streisand

The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality,
but must live with a character.
- Peter De Vries

Marriage is a bribe to make the housekeeper think she's a householder.
- Thornton Wilder

Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause,
does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
- Hesiod

Marriage is a feast where the grace is sometimes better than the dinner.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage -
they've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
- Rita Rudner

Politics doesn't make strange bedfellows -
marriage does.
- Groucho Marx

The secret of a successful marriage is not to be at home too much.
- Colin Chapman


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