Page 55, Selfish Gene new edition.
“Prediction in a complex world is a chancy business. Every decision that a survival machine takes is a gamble, and it is the business of genes to program brains in advance so that on average they take decisions that pay off. The currency used in the casino of evolution is survival, strictly gene survival, but for many purposes individual survival is a reasonable approximation… ”
The bit quoted is at the bottom of the page.
From this edition:
Thank you Richard, helpful on almost ever page. Also, agree with NYT quote on the cover. Haha.