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new! The best throw of the dice is to throw them away.
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Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich, something for nothing. George Bernard Shaw
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I have to confess that I had gambled on my soul and lost it with heroic insouciance and lightness of touch. The soul is so impalpable, so often useless, and sometimes such a nuisance, that I felt no more emotion on losing it than if, on a stroll, I had mislaid my visiting card. Charles Baudelaire
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Gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair.
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The only man who makes money following the races is one who does it with a broom and shovel. Elbert Hubbard
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There are two great pleasures in gambling: that of winning and that of losing.
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Nobody has ever bet enough on a winning horse.
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Rule: Never perform card tricks for the people you play poker with.
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Sir, I do not call a gamester a dishonest man; but I call him an unsociable man, an unprofitable man. Gaming is a mode of transferring property without producing any intermediate good. Samuel Johnson
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The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil. Heywood Broun
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I can't believe that God plays dice with the universe. Albert Einstein
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Whenever you see a gaming table be sure to know fortune is not there. Rather she is always in the company of industry. Oliver Goldsmith
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Of all mechanics, of all servile handycrafts-men, a gamester is the vilest. But yet, as many of the quality are of the profession, he is admitted amongst the politest company. John Gay
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The dice of Zeus always fall luckily. Sophocles
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You cannot get anything out of nature or from God by gambling; only out of your neighbor. John Ruskin
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Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up. If it don't go up, don't buy it. Will Rogers
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It is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief. George Washington
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Smith and Wesson or a Colt always beat four aces.
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The world is the house of the strong. I shall not know until the end what I have lost or won in this place, in this vast gambling den where I have spent more than sixty years, dicebox in hand, shaking the dice. Denis Diderot
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I have a notion that gamblers are as happy as most people, being always excited; women, wine, fame, the table, even ambition, sate now and then, but every turn of the card and cast of the dice keeps the gambler alive -- besides one can game ten times longer than one can do any thing else. George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron
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One should always play fair when one has the winning cards. Oscar Wilde
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I've been on such a losing streak that if I had been around I would have taken General Custer and given points. Joe E. Lewis
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The gambling known as business looks with severe disfavor on the business known as gambling. Ambrose Bierce
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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 is satisfied by marriage. Gloria Steinem
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