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Rule: Never perform card tricks for the people you play poker with.

Author: Proverb

Profession:

Smith and Wesson or a Colt always beat four aces.

Author: American Proverb

Profession: Sayings of American Origin

Nobody has ever bet enough on a winning horse.

Author: American Proverb

Profession: Sayings of American Origin

The best throw of the dice is to throw them away.

Author: English Proverb

Profession: Sayings of British Origin

Gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair.

Author: French Proverb

Profession: Sayings of French Origin

There are two great pleasures in gambling: that of winning and that of losing.

Author: French Proverb

Profession: Sayings of French Origin

He was a degenerate gambler. That is, a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose. As a hero who goes to war must die. Show me a gambler and I'll show you a loser, show me a hero and I'll show you a corpse.

Author: Mario Puzo (1920)

Profession: American Novelist

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.

Author: Will Rogers (1879-1935)

Profession: American Humorist, Actor

Never bet on baseball.

Author: Pete Rose (1942)

Profession: American Baseball Player, Manager

I came to the conclusion long ago that all life is six to five against.

Author: Damon Runyon (1884-1946)

Profession: American Writer, Journalist

The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that is the way to bet.

Author: Damon Runyon (1884-1946)

Profession: American Writer, Journalist

You cannot get anything out of nature or from God by gambling; only out of your neighbor.

Author: John Ruskin (1819-1900)

Profession: British Critic, Social Theorist

Nothing is sacred to a gamester.

Author: Bernard Joseph Saurin (1706-1781)

Profession: French Dramatist

Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich, something for nothing.

Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist

The dice of Zeus always fall luckily.

Author: Sophocles

Profession: Greek Tragic Poet