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Gambling Quotes

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Gambling Quotes and Sayings

“If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time.” – Unknown

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Gambling Quotes and Sayings

“In a bet there is a fool and a thief.” – Unknown

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Heywood Broun

“The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice is so pleasurable, that I assume it must be evil.” – Heywood Broun

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Kin Hubbard

“The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. ~Kin Hubbard

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Franz Rosenthal

“The subject of gambling is all encompassing. It combines man’s natural play instinct with his desire to know about his fate and his future.” – Franz Rosenthal

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Wilson Mizner

“Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing from something.” – Wilson Mizner

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William Bolitho

“A gambler is nothing but a man who makes his living out of hope.” – William Bolitho

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Jeffrey Bernard

“In most betting shops you will see three windows marked “Bet Here,” but only one window with the legend “Pay Out.”” – Jeffrey Bernard

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Gloria Steinem

“Someone once asked me why women don’t gamble as much as men do, and I gave the common-sensical reply that we don’t have as much money. That was a true but incomplete answer. In fact, women’s total instinct for gambling … Continue reading

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Mark Twain

“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.” – Mark Twain

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Arthur S. Reber

“The typical gambler might not really understand the probabilistic nuances of the wheel or the dice, but such things seem a bit more tractable than, say, trying to raise a child in this lunatic society of ours.” – Arthur S. … Continue reading

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Thomas Robert Dewar

“No wife can endure a gambling husband, unless he is a steady winner.” – Thomas Robert Dewar

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Jack Yelton

“There is a very easy way to return from a casino with a small fortune: go there with a large one.” – Jack Yelton