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89 of the Wisest Quotes About Gambling & Life (LUCKY)

Top 10 Most Famous Quotes About Gambling (BEST)

Quit while you’re ahead. All the best gamblers do. - Baltasar Gracián y MoralesPin
Quit while you’re ahead. All the best gamblers do. – Baltasar Gracián y Morales
Gambling The sure way of getting nothing for something. - Wilson MiznerPin
Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something. – Wilson Mizner
It's hard to walk away from a winning streak, even harder to leave the table when you're on a losing one. - Cara BertoiaPin
It’s hard to walk away from a winning streak, even harder to leave the table when you’re on a losing one. – Cara Bertoia
If you don’t gamble, you’ll never win. - Charles BukowskiPin
If you don’t gamble, you’ll never win. – Charles Bukowski
The only man who makes money following the races is one who does it with a broom and shovel. - Elbert HubbardPin
The only man who makes money following the races is one who does it with a broom and shovel. – Elbert Hubbard
In gambling, the many must lose in order that the few may win. - George Bernard ShawPin
In gambling, the many must lose in order that the few may win. – George Bernard Shaw
A gambler is nothing but a man who makes his living out of false hope. - William BolithoPin
A gambler is nothing but a man who makes his living out of false hope. – William Bolitho
By gaming we lose both our time and treasure two things most precious to the life of man. - Owen FelthamPin
By gaming we lose both our time and treasure: two things most precious to the life of man. – Owen Feltham
The better the gambler, the worse the man. - Publilius SyrusPin
The better the gambler, the worse the man. – Publilius Syrus
Hoping to recoup is what ruins the gambler.Pin
Hoping to recoup is what ruins the gambler.

18 Thought-Provoking Quotes About Gambling and Life

“You never know beforehand what people are capable of, you have to wait, give it time, it’s time that rules, time is our gambling partner on the other side of the table and it holds all the cards of the deck in its hand, we have to guess the winning cards of life, our lives.”

José Saramago
Money won is twice as sweet as money earned. - Fast Eddie FelsonPin
Money won is twice as sweet as money earned. – Fast Eddie Felson
I’ve learned the lesson that the worst thing that can happen to a gambler is to let his recent losses or wins knock him off keel emotionally. - Andrew BeyerPin
I’ve learned the lesson that the worst thing that can happen to a gambler is to let his recent losses or wins knock him off keel emotionally. – Andrew Beyer

“In nuclear war, except for the evil forces, no one is a winner. Science and humanity become the villains. Everyone knows that, but the gamblers want to play their cards. Beware of the nuclear gamblers.”

Amit Ray
Once you start thinking you have nothing left to learn, you have everything to learn. - Steve BadgerPin
Once you start thinking you have nothing left to learn, you have everything to learn. – Steve Badger
Gambling is not about how well you play the games, it’s really about how well you handle your money. - V. P. PappyPin
Gambling is not about how well you play the games, it’s really about how well you handle your money. – V. P. Pappy
There are many harsh lessons to be learned from the gambling experience, but the harshest one of all is the difference between having Fun and being Smart. - Hunter S. ThompsonPin
There are many harsh lessons to be learned from the gambling experience, but the harshest one of all is the difference between having Fun and being Smart. – Hunter S. Thompson
Yes, I can understand that a man might go to gambling table - when he sees that all that lies between himself and death is his last crown. - Honoré de BalzacPin
Yes, I can understand that a man might go to gambling table – when he sees that all that lies between himself and death is his last crown. – Honoré de Balzac

“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, dice box in hand, shaking the dice.”

Denis Diderot
There is a lure in power. It can get into a man's blood just as gambling and lust for money have been known to do. - Harry S. TrumanPin
There is a lure in power. It can get into a man’s blood just as gambling and lust for money have been known to do. – Harry S. Truman
Gambling is a way of buying hope on credit. - Alan WykesPin
Gambling is a way of buying hope on credit. – Alan Wykes
A dollar won is twice as sweet as a dollar earned. - Paul NewmanPin
A dollar won is twice as sweet as a dollar earned. – Paul Newman
Gambling is the great leveler. All men are equal at cards. - Nikolai GogolPin
Gambling is the great leveler. All men are equal at cards. – Nikolai Gogol
Never gamble with a man who knows both sides of the cards. - Ken AlstadPin
Never gamble with a man who knows both sides of the cards. – Ken Alstad
Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It’s getting money without giving an equivalent for it. - Henry Ward BeecherPin
Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It’s getting money without giving an equivalent for it. – Henry Ward Beecher
The less you bet, the more you lose when you win. - Bob NastanovichPin
The less you bet, the more you lose when you win. – Bob Nastanovich
Gambling is not a vice, it is an expression of our humanness. We gamble. Some do it at the gaming table, some do not. You play, you win, you play, you lose. You play. - Jeanette WintersonPin
Gambling is not a vice, it is an expression of our humanness. We gamble. Some do it at the gaming table, some do not. You play, you win, you play, you lose. You play. – Jeanette Winterson
Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future. Act now, without delay. - Simone de BeauvoirPin
Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future. Act now, without delay. – Simone de Beauvoir

7 Quotes About Gambling and Luck

“The world is like a reverse casino. In a casino, if you gamble long enough, you’re certainly going to lose. But in the real world, where the only thing you’re gambling is, say, your time or your embarrassment, then the more stuff you do, the more you give luck a chance to find you.”

Scott Adams
True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table; luckiest is he who knows just when to rise and go home. - John Milton HayPin
True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table; luckiest is he who knows just when to rise and go home. – John Milton Hay
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. - SenecaPin
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. – Seneca

“My luck at the gambling table was varied; sometimes I was fifty to a hundred dollars ahead, and at other times I had to borrow money from my fellow workmen to settle my room rent and pay for my meals.”

James Weldon Johnson
At gambling, the deadly sin is to mistake bad play for bad luck.Pin
At gambling, the deadly sin is to mistake bad play for bad luck.
Gambling operates under the premise that greed can be satisfied by luck. - Rita Mae BrownPin
Gambling operates under the premise that greed can be satisfied by luck. – Rita Mae Brown
The only sure thing about luck is that it will change. - Bret HartePin
The only sure thing about luck is that it will change. – Bret Harte

5 Quotes About Gambling Being Bad

Time spent in a casino is time given to death, a foretaste of the hour when one's flesh will be diverted to the purposes of the worm and not the will. - Rebecca WestPin
Time spent in a casino is time given to death, a foretaste of the hour when one’s flesh will be diverted to the purposes of the worm and not the will. – Rebecca West
When I was in high school, I had a gambling problem. - Young ThugPin
When I was in high school, I had a gambling problem. – Young Thug
Gambling is legal and betting is legal, for what I bet. - Michael JordanPin
Gambling is legal and betting is legal, for what I bet. – Michael Jordan
To be honest, most of my troubles - bankruptcy, drinking, gambling - were self-inflicted. - Jimmy WhitePin
To be honest, most of my troubles – bankruptcy, drinking, gambling – were self-inflicted. – Jimmy White
Gambling can turn into a dangerous two-way street when you least expect it. Weird things happen suddenly, and your life can go all to pieces. - Hunter S. ThompsonPin
Gambling can turn into a dangerous two-way street when you least expect it. Weird things happen suddenly, and your life can go all to pieces. – Hunter S. Thompson

3 Quotes About Gambling Addiction

We all get addicted to something that takes away the pain.Pin
We all get addicted to something that takes away the pain.
Gambling is a sickness, a disease, and addiction, an insanity, and is always a loser in the long run.Pin
Gambling is a sickness, a disease, and addiction, an insanity, and is always a loser in the long run.
Addiction begins with the hope that something ‘out there’ can instantly fill up the emptiness inside.Pin
Addiction begins with the hope that something ‘out there’ can instantly fill up the emptiness inside.

2 Quotes About Gambling and Love

Maybe the difference between first marriage and second marriage is that the second time at least you know you are gambling. - Elizabeth GilbertPin
Maybe the difference between first marriage and second marriage is that the second time at least you know you are gambling. – Elizabeth Gilbert
Everything's a gamble, love most of all. - Tess GerritsenPin
Everything’s a gamble, love most of all. – Tess Gerritsen

2 Quotes About Gambling and Family

Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways, women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one. - Pope John XXIIIPin
Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways, women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one. – Pope John XXIII
Gambling is a family disease. One person may be addicted but the whole family suffers.Pin
Gambling is a family disease. One person may be addicted but the whole family suffers.

2 Quotes About Gambling for Women

“Where were all the women gamblers? It wasn’t as if being a woman wasn’t a huge risk all by itself. Twenty-eight percent of female homicide victims were killed by husbands or lovers. Which, come to think of it, was probably why there weren’t any women gamblers. Living with men was enough of a gamble.”

Jennifer Crusie
There are three roads to ruin; women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians. - Georges PompidouPin
There are three roads to ruin; women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians. – Georges Pompidou

2 Quotes About Gambling on Leadership and Politics

“We didn’t become the most prosperous country in the world just by rewarding greed and recklessness. We didn’t come this far by letting the special interests run wild. We didn’t do it just by gambling and chasing paper profits on Wall Street. We built this country by making things, by producing goods we could sell.”

Barack Obama
There is no gambling like politics. - Benjamin DisraeliPin
There is no gambling like politics. – Benjamin Disraeli

2 Quotes About Gambling for Spirituality

All I wanna do is play one game of nine-ball with God. - Paul LyonsPin
All I wanna do is play one game of nine-ball with God. – Paul Lyons
Gambling is an act of faith of gamblers. Prophecy is an act of faith of the saints. - Toba BetaPin
Gambling is an act of faith of gamblers. Prophecy is an act of faith of the saints. – Toba Beta

17 Funny Quotes About Gambling

Gambling has brought our family together. We had to move to a smaller house. - Tommy CooperPin
Gambling has brought our family together. We had to move to a smaller house. – Tommy Cooper
No wife can endure a gambling husband; unless he is a steady winner. - Thomas DewarPin
No wife can endure a gambling husband; unless he is a steady winner. – Thomas Dewar
If there weren’t luck involved, I would win every time. - Phil HellmuthPin
If there weren’t luck involved, I would win every time. – Phil Hellmuth
There is a very easy way to return from a casino with a small fortune; go there with a large one. - Jack YeltonPin
There is a very easy way to return from a casino with a small fortune; go there with a large one. – Jack Yelton
If you’re playing a poker game and you look around the table and can’t tell who the sucker is, it’s you. - Paul NewmanPin
If you’re playing a poker game and you look around the table and can’t tell who the sucker is, it’s you. – Paul Newman
This was my first lesson about gambling if you see somebody winning all the time, he isn’t gambling, he’s cheating. - Malcolm XPin
This was my first lesson about gambling: if you see somebody winning all the time, he isn’t gambling, he’s cheating. – Malcolm X
Gambling is part of the human condition. I love it. I have the best time gambling. I’ve been winning fortunes, and I’ve been losing them. - Jerry LewisPin
Gambling is part of the human condition. I love it. I have the best time gambling. I’ve been winning fortunes, and I’ve been losing them. – Jerry Lewis
Even as I approach the gambling hall, as soon as I hear, two rooms away, the jingle of money poured out on the table, I almost go into convulsions. - Fyodor DostoevskyPin
Even as I approach the gambling hall, as soon as I hear, two rooms away, the jingle of money poured out on the table, I almost go into convulsions. – Fyodor Dostoevsky
Oh, it's not really gambling when you never lose. - Jennifer AnistonPin
Oh, it’s not really gambling when you never lose. – Jennifer Aniston
There is no such thing as social gambling. Either you are there to cut the other bloke's heart out and eat it or your a sucker. - Robert A. HeinlenPin
There is no such thing as “social gambling”. Either you are there to cut the other bloke’s heart out and eat it or your a sucker. – Robert A. Heinlen
A gambler never makes the same mistake twice. It's usually three or more times. - VP PappyPin
A gambler never makes the same mistake twice. It’s usually three or more times. – VP Pappy
The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. - Kin HubbardPin
The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket. – Kin Hubbard
Nine gamblers could not feed a single rooster.Pin
Nine gamblers could not feed a single rooster.
Eat your betting money but don’t bet your eating money.Pin
Eat your betting money but don’t bet your eating money.
Last year, people won more than one billion dollars playing poker. And casinos made twenty-seven billion just by being around those people. - Samantha BeePin
Last year, people won more than one billion dollars playing poker. And casinos made twenty-seven billion just by being around those people. – Samantha Bee
You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. - Wayne GretzkyPin
You’ll always miss 100% of the shots you don’t take. – Wayne Gretzky
The guy who invented poker was bright, but the guy who invented the chip was a genius. - Julius WeintraubPin
The guy who invented poker was bright, but the guy who invented the chip was a genius. – Julius Weintraub

19 Quotes About Gambling That Will Make You Think

“Another mistaken notion connected with the law of large numbers is the idea that an event is more or less likely to occur because it has or has not happened recently. The idea that the odds of an event with a fixed probability increase or decrease depending on recent occurrences of the event is called the gambler’s fallacy. For example, if Kerrich landed, say, 44 heads in the first 100 tosses, the coin would not develop a bias towards the tails in order to catch up! That’s what is at the root of such ideas as “her luck has run out” and “He is due.” That does not happen. For what it’s worth, a good streak doesn’t jinx you, and a bad one, unfortunately , does not mean better luck is in store.”

Leonard Mlodinow
Nobody has ever bet enough on a winning horse.Pin
Nobody has ever bet enough on a winning horse.
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling. - Ambrose BiercePin
The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling. – Ambrose Bierce

“Think of horse races. People like to bet on the one with three legs and a wheeze. They don’t bet on that one because they think it will win, but because they can see how very glorious it would be if it were to win.”

Natasha Pulley
When a gambler picks up a pack of cards or a pair of dice, he feels as though he has reduced an unmanageable world to a finite, visible and comprehensive size. - Annabel Davis-GoffPin
When a gambler picks up a pack of cards or a pair of dice, he feels as though he has reduced an unmanageable world to a finite, visible and comprehensive size. – Annabel Davis-Goff
I like to play blackjack. I'm not addicted to gambling. I'm addicted to sitting in a semi-circle. - Mitch HedbergPin
I like to play blackjack. I’m not addicted to gambling. I’m addicted to sitting in a semi-circle. – Mitch Hedberg

“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.”

Jean De La Bruyere
I'm not going to go back to gambling; I mean, it's as simple as that. - Pete RosePin
I’m not going to go back to gambling; I mean, it’s as simple as that. – Pete Rose
I will never be in the stock market. It's just gambling. I'm a gambler, but I'll gamble on the practicality of things. - Jeremy RennerPin
I will never be in the stock market. It’s just gambling. I’m a gambler, but I’ll gamble on the practicality of things. – Jeremy Renner
Show me a gambler and I’ll show you a loser. - Mario PuzoPin
Show me a gambler and I’ll show you a loser. – Mario Puzo
Bond didn't defend the practice. He simply maintained that the more effort and ingenuity you put into gambling, the more you took out. - Ian FlemingPin
Bond didn’t defend the practice. He simply maintained that the more effort and ingenuity you put into gambling, the more you took out. – Ian Fleming
At the gambling table, there are no fathers and sons.Pin
At the gambling table, there are no fathers and sons.
One of the worst things that can happen to you in life is to win a bet on a horse at an early age. - Danny McgoortyPin
One of the worst things that can happen to you in life is to win a bet on a horse at an early age. – Danny Mcgoorty
I want people to understand, gambling is not a bad thing if you do it within the framework of what it's meant to be, which is fun and entertaining. - Michael JordanPin
I want people to understand, gambling is not a bad thing if you do it within the framework of what it’s meant to be, which is fun and entertaining. – Michael Jordan
Victory is a fleeting thing in the gambling business. Today's winners are tomorrow's blinking toads, dumb beasts with no hope. - Hunter S. ThompsonPin
Victory is a fleeting thing in the gambling business. Today’s winners are tomorrow’s blinking toads, dumb beasts with no hope. – Hunter S. Thompson
You bring in gambling into a major population base, and the more people you have going into a casino, the more people you have hooked on gambling. - John Warren KindtPin
You bring in gambling into a major population base, and the more people you have going into a casino, the more people you have hooked on gambling. – John Warren Kindt
There are two great pleasures in gambling that of winning and that of losing.Pin
There are two great pleasures in gambling: that of winning and that of losing.
The best throw of dice is to throw them away.Pin
The best throw of dice is to throw them away.
It’s better to own the casino than being the gambler in the casino. - Tina LarssonPin
It’s better to own the casino than being the gambler in the casino. – Tina Larsson
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