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Wilson MiznerGambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something.

—  Wilson Mizner, 1876-1913, American playwright

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Ambrose BierceLottery: A tax on people who are bad at math.

—  Ambrose Bierce, 1842–1914, American writer

NapoleonWar is a lottery in which nations ought to risk nothing but small amounts.

—  Napoleon, 1769-1821, French Emperor

Oscar WildeOne should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.

—  Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900, Irish writer

Fyodor DostoyevskyIs it really not possible to touch the gaming table without being instantly infected by superstition?

—  Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 1821-1881, Russian writer

Peter DruckerA decision without an alternative is a desperate gambler’s throw.

—  Peter Drucker, 1909–2005, Austrian management guru

George Bernard ShawThe roulette table pays nobody except him that keeps it. Nevertheless a passion for gaming is common, though a passion for keeping roulette tables is unknown.

—  George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950, Irish writer, Nobel 1925


Funny Quotes

Henry YoungmanThe horse I bet on was so slow, the jockey kept a diary of the trip.

—  Henry Youngman, 1906-1998, American comedian

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Movie Quotes

Breathless (1960)There's no need to lie. It's like poker. The truth is best. The others still think you're bluffing, so you win.

—  from the film Breathless (1960)

No Country For Old Men (2007)What's the most you ever lost on a coin toss?

—  from the film No Country For Old Men (2007)










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