quote by Walt Whitman Rostow

I see light at the end of the tunnel.

— Walt Whitman Rostow

Staggering Las Vegas quotations

Las Vegas looks the way you'd imagine heaven must look at night.

I'm getting positive feedback for my acting so we'll see if any other interesting parts come up.

The reason we shot it was that the script was geared to Las Vegas and it was something commercial that we wanted to have in the can in case Butterfly was a success and we needed a follow-up.

las vegas trip quotes

No presidential candidate should visit Las Vegas without condemning organized gambling.

It is easy for me to love myself, but for ladies to do it is another question altogether.

Buy the ticket, take the ride.

Bangkok, like Las Vegas, sounds like a place where you make bad decisions.

I'm a Sagittarian, see, I can't be fenced in.

I been living in Las Vegas, greatest city in the world. I look out my window for 100 miles. In Vegas, there's nothing to do but gamble, drink or have sex. I have two of 'em.

It's like a crapshoot in Las Vegas, except in Las Vegas the odds are with the house. As for the market, the odds are with you, because on average over the long run, the market has paid off.

For a loser, Vegas is the meanest town on earth.

What it boils down to is that when you say the word Las Vegas it means something. You could say New York City and it doesn't really mean anything. When you say a word like Bangkok, in my mind it means something. There's not a lot of cities where the world literally brings a picture to your mind.

With stand-up you've just got that one chance. Audiences can be quite fickle.

Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow.

If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.

I used to be good with kids, but as I get older, I'm grumpy and terrible with them. As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party, you couldn't pay me enough.

Vegas means comedy, tragedy, happiness and sadness all at the same time.

There's a great deal of disturbance in this country and how black feel about what happened in Katrina, and, you know, many of the comics, many of performers are in Las Vegas and New Orleans trying to raise money for what happened there

Our old - fashioned system is better than any new - fangled voting machine.

Not only is it guaranteed to work, but there is something I find appealing in putting a mark on a piece of paper for the candidate of your choice, as opposed to pulling a lever as if you were gambling on a slot machine in Las Vegas.

Retirement is like a long vacation in Las Vegas.

The goal is to enjoy it to the fullest, but not so fully that you run out of money.

In Las Vegas we all know that it's the croupiers who win.

At the race track, it's those who control the handle who win. State lotteries, does anybody think the participants in the lottery win? No. The state wins.

The food was so good that with each passing course, our conversation devolved further into fragmented celebrations of its deliciousness: 'I want this dragon carrot risotto to become a person so I can take it to Las Vegas and marry it.

I'd rather be in Las Vegas 104 degrees than New York 90 degrees, you know why? Legalized prostitution. In any weather that takes the edge off.

I don't want to be a rock star all my life.

I couldn't bear to end up like Elvis Presley in Las Vegas with all those housewives and old ladies coming in with their handbags.

No, this is not a good town for psychedelic drugs. Reality itself is too twisted.

The Stonehenge proposal got a lot of interesting criticism.

One of the best - or worst - said something like, "Go home to Las Vegas." I think this project could possibly be realized at a very late part of my career. Right now, I don't have the authority, the budget, the credibility.

Las Vegas is the boxing capital. During a Floyd Mayweather fight weekend, you can shop, party, stay out late and do anything you want. The city of Las Vegas has everything.

Oh, here's your tax dollars at work. This is what makes people furious. The head of the GSA, a woman named Martha Johnson, has resigned after they found out she spent over $830,000 on a four-day government conference in Las Vegas. And the president is furious. Not President Obama, the president of China. It's his money. It's his money she spent.

I met Elvis first in Las Vegas. I think I was appearing with Tom Jones and he came backstage to say hello to Tom or we went to his dressing room to say hello.

I hate Disneyland. It primes our kids for Las Vegas.

The possibility of physical and mental collapse is very real now.

.. but collapse is out of the question; as a solution or even a cheap alternative, it is unacceptable. No sympathy for the devil; keep that in mind.

Bailing out people who made ill-advised mortgages makes no more sense that bailing out people who lost their life savings in Las Vegas casinos.

I was trying to take the band in a direction that I thought was appropriate, and Roth was trying to take the band in more of a Las Vegas direction. And there he is.

In some circles, the Mint 400 is a far, far better thing than the Superbowl, the Kentucky Derby, and the lower Oakland roller derby finals all rolled into one. This race attracts a very special breed.

My 2005 calendar we actually did a shoot in Lake Las Vegas.

Since I had requests do some swimwear and athletic shots we tried them and they came out good so we inserted them into the new calendar.

I really love Las Vegas. Its, like, my favorite place to be. I love to DJ out there. It is the place to be as a DJ.