Gambling Quotes

Quotes about/related to Gambling

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  • “Capitalism is the joy of gambling.”
  • “[Gambling] is the sure way of getting nothing for something.” ~ Wilson Mizner
  • “The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.” ~ Ambrose Bierce
  • “The lottery: a tax on people who flunked math.” ~ Monique Lloyd
  • “The lottery: A tax on people who are bad at math” ~ A bumper sticker
  • There is nothing that wears out a fine face like the vigils of the card-table, and those cutting passions which naturally attend them. Hollow eyes, haggard looks and pale complexions are the natural indications.
    o Steele

  • Games of chance are traps to catch school boy novices and gaping country squires, who begin with a guinea and end with a mortgage.
    o Cumberland

  • All gaming, since it implies a desire to profit at the expense of another, involves a breach of the tenth commandment.
    o Whately

  • There is but one good throw upon the dice, which is, to throw them away.
    o Chatfield

  • I look upon every man as a suicide from the moment he takes the dice-box desperately in his hand; and all that follows in his fatal career from that time is only sharpening the dagger before he strikes it to his heart.
    o Cumberland

  • It is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity and the father of mischief.
    o Washington

  • A game of chance is a million to one.
    o Singapore

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