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Lottery Quotes

"Buying a lottery ticket buys a dream, You know you have very little chance of winning but you never know. If you buy your ticket early every week you can dream about what you would buy all week." Julie Booth

"Today I bought two lottery tickets, because I had a feeling that it would be now or never - they were both blanks. So I am not going to be rich after all. Nothing at all to be done about it."
Eva Braun

"Nothing defines humans better than their willingness to do irrational things in the pursuit of phenomenally unlikely payoffs. This is the principle behind lotteries, dating, and religion."

 

"As the farmer who won the lottery said when asked what he was going to do with his winnings "Keep farming until it's all gone"

Why do we do it? We know we won't win but someone has to why not me? anon

If you really want something in this life, you have to work for it. Now, quiet! They're about to announce the lottery numbers... Homer Simpson

If all those psychics know the winning lottery numbers, why are they all still working?

"Forget the lottery. Bet on yourself instead."
Brian Koslow

I figure you have the same chance of winning the lottery whether you play or not.
Fran Lebowitz

"A lottery," wrote Political Economist Sir William Petty in the 17th century, "is properly a tax upon unfortunate, self-conceited fools. The Sovereign should have guard of these fools, even as in the case of lunatics and idiots."