‘I suspect you’re thinking of Pascal,’ Finkler said, finally. ‘Only he said the opposite. He said you might as well wager on God because that way, even if He doesn’t exist, you’ve nothing to lose. Whereas if you wager against God and He does exist…’ ‘You’re in the shit.’ ‘I wish I’d said that.’ ‘You will, Finkler.’

The Finkler Question by Howard Jacobson