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Gambling Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Gambling:

A dollar picked up in the road is more satisfaction to us than the 99 which we had to work for, and the money won at Faro or in the stock market snuggles into our hearts in the same way.
~ Mark Twain.

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

Betting is the manure to which the enormous crop of horse-races and racehorse breeding in this and other countries is to a large extent due.
~ Richard Blackmore,The Jockey Club and its Founders, 1891.

By gaming we lose both our time and treasure - two things most precious to the life of man.
~ Owen Felltham.

A number of moralists condemn lotteries and refuse to see anything noble in the passion of the ordinary gambler. They judge gambling as some atheists judge religion, by its excesses.
~ Charles Lamb, Essays of Elia, 1832.

A race track is a place where windows clean people.
~ Danny Thomas.

A racehorse is an animal that can take several thousand people for a ride at the same time.
~ Author Unknown.

At the gambling table, there are no fathers and sons.
~ Chinese Proverb.

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.

Depend on the rabbit's foot if you will, but remember it didn't work for the rabbit.
~ R.E. Shay.

Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing from something.
~ Wilson Mizner.

I met with an accident on the way to the track; I arrived safely.
~ Joe E. Lewis.

If you ain't just a little scared when you enter a casino, you are either very rich or you haven't studied the games enough.
~ VP Pappy.

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

In the case of an earthquake hitting Las Vegas, be sure to go straight to the Keno Lounge. Nothing ever gets hit there.
~ Author Unknown.

Lottery: A tax on people who are bad at math.
~ Author Unknown.

Luck never gives; it only lends.
~ Swedish Proverb.

Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.
~ Charles Lamb, Essays of Elia, 1823.

If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time.
~ Chinese Proverb.

In a bet there is a fool and a thief.
~ Proverb.

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