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I am sorry I have not learnt to play at cards. It is very useful in life: it generates kindness, and consolidates society.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.

Author: Charles Lamb (1775-1834)

Profession: British Essayist, Critic

The poker player learns that sometimes both science and common sense are wrong; that the bumblebee can fly; that, perhaps, one should never trust an expert; that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of by those with an academic bent.

Author: David Mamet (1947)

Profession: American Playwright

The best chess-player in Christendom may be little more than the best player of chess; but proficiency in whist implies capacity for success in all these more important undertakings where mind struggles with mind.

Author: Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1845)

Profession: American Poet, Critic, short-story Writer

Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots!

Author: Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

Profession: German Philosopher