Best 435 of Gambling quotes - MyQuotes
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We shall one day learn to supersede politics by education. What we call our root-and-branch reforms of slavery, war, gambling, intemperance, is only medicating the symptoms. We must begin higher up, namely, in education.
Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
The worst thing that can happen to a man who gambles is to win
John Warren Kindt
The socio-economic impact of gambling addiction is comparable to drug and alcohol addiction
Guessing has never been widely acclaimed as a good gambling strategy.
I've seen many lives destroyed. I've seen more people have problems with gambling than I have with drugs and alcohol. And there are some serious consequences if you get in over your head.
Sometimes in movies, I still have to be the hero, but it's not all that important to me anymore.
All gamblers are paranoid, though they call it superstition.
Whenever you see a gaming table be sure to know fortune is not there. Rather she is always in the company of industry.
Check out my interview with Kostya Kennedy on themodern online. Sports Illustrated writer and author of Pete Rose: An American Dilemma. It may change your mind, one way or the other.
It's like gambling somehow. You go out for a night of drinking and you don't know where your going to end up the next day. It could work out good or it could be disastrous. It's like the throw of the dice.
Crime is based upon need, making money. People sell drugs to make money. But if everybody is cared for, they don't sell drugs and if there's no money you can't sell drugs even if you wanted to. There'd be no such thing as gambling, prostitution, or selling out, or paying off a senator or a governor. There are no senators, there are no governors so you can't pay them off. If you take away the basis or the condition that generate abhorrent behavior, you don't have abhorrent behavior.
And it´s so different for a lot of people I´ve known. One partner doesn´t love the other enough to stop drinking, or gambling, or running around with other women. One is the giver and one is the taker. The giver wishes the taker would stop.
There is no gambling like politics.
The gambling supply house catalog is distinctly not the safest place to learn about cheating devices, beware of catalog men.
I wouldn't bet on a horse unless he came up to my house and told me to himself.
Another great evil arising from this desire to be thought rich; or rather, from the desire not to be thought poor, is the destructive thing which has been honored by the name of "speculation"; but which ought to be called Gambling.
Scobe's Tenth Law: In all endeavors, in all aspects of life, there are more horses asses than horses!
Suspense is torture ... but delightful--or there'd be no gambling in the world.
Move aside Ebola, smallpox, and AIDS; make room for narcolepsy. I would become shunned and avoided. Perhaps the people at the casino thought that this fatigue disease was contagious. Just because I yawn and you yawn shortly after doesn’t mean that you have suddenly been infected with narcolepsy. It would be silly if they had in fact thought this.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Traveling is like gambling: it is always connected with winning and losing and generally where it is least expected we receive, more or less than what we hoped for.
In whatever decisions you make in life, you have to run them through a series of logic tests to make sure that there aren’t better alternatives. Don’t ever accept anything blindly— good or bad.
The world's biggest lottery prize is not money, its life.
It's been a difficult thing because some great opportunities have come and I've just been holding my breath and praying... I'm basically gambling hoping something will come along this season and if not, I don't know what the future holds.
Hunter S. Thompson
For a loser, Vegas is the meanest town on earth.
As far as the gambling debts on there, not one cent was any type of sports betting. It's just something obviously I'm not proud of because it drags a lot of other people into this than I'd want. It's something I'm continuing to deal with.
You’ve looked in the mirror long enough. See everything as if it were narrated by another.
Navjot Singh Sidhu
One who doesn't throw the dice can never expect to score a six.
I make movies I want to see.
There's a sucker born every minute
I'll tell thee what it says; it calls me villain, a treacherous husband, a cruel father, a false brother; one lost to nature and her charities; or to say all in one short word, it calls me - Gamester.
Jean De La Bruyere
I am not surprised that there are gambling houses, like so many snares laid for human avarice; like abysses where many a man's money is engulfed and swallowed up without any hope of return; like frightful rocks against which the gamblers are thrown and perish.
Robert G. Allen
Without knowledge and a workable plan, you are gambling, with little or no chance of success.
John Warren Kindt
Every video [slot] gambling machine takes $60,000 out of the consumer economy
A clear fire, a clean hearth, and the rigour of the game.
He said, Son, I've made a life out of readin' people's faces, and knowin' what their cards were by the way they held their eyes.
You know horses are smarter than people. You never heard of a horse going broke betting on people.
Everyone except gamblers knows that gambling never pays. ... Losing, like winning, only increased his determination to play.
Everywhere was the atmosphere of a long debauch that had to end; the orchestras played too fast, the stakes were too high at the gambling tables, the players were so empty, so tired, secretly hoping to vanish together into sleep and ... maybe wake on a very distant morning and hear nothing, whatever, no shouting or crooning, find all things changed.
She was dangerous. I’d heard the rumors, that she had a history as a wild woman, that she’d been married to a gambler, maybe even been one herself, that her past was scandalous at best. But who was I to judge? My past was littered with scandal.
Once you adopt a value-investment strategy, any other investment behavior starts to seem like gambling.
The next best thing to gambling and winning is gambling and losing.
Mark Van Doren
If you look around the table and you can't tell who the sucker is, it's you.
John Warren Kindt
Thirty-seven percent of gamblers dip into their savings to fulfill their habit
If you're playing a poker game and you look around the table and and can't tell who the sucker is, it's you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Shallow men believe in luck.
Play is hand-to-hand encounter with Fate.
Baccarat is a game whereby the croupier gathers in money with a flexible sculling oar, then rakes it home. If I could have borrowed his oar I would have stayed.
I mean, what do you do in Las Vegas? You gamble - and you go to strip clubs.
At gambling, the deadly sin is to mistake bad play for bad luck.