Gamblers quotes:

  • Gamblers and lovers really play to lose. -- Lawrence Durrell
  • Gamblers spend 10 percent less on food; 25 percent less on clothing and 35 percent less on savings -- John Warren Kindt
  • So the story goes, so I'm told The people he knew were Less than golden hearted Gamblers and robbers Drinkers and jokers, all soul searchers Like you and me -- Dave Matthews
  • Quit while you're ahead. All the best gamblers do. -- Baltasar Gracian
  • I like playing roulette, I like dice. I grew up with gamblers. -- Chazz Palminteri
  • Producers are not gamblers. They want a good return on their investment. -- Max von Sydow
  • They haven't given too many gamblers a second chances in the world of baseball. -- Pete Rose
  • The problem is that to be a producer, one must be a gambler, and the greatest French producers were gamblers. -- Marcel Carne
  • Who do you think I am, Pete Rose? I don't bet. I come from a long line of compulsive gamblers. Gambling scares me. -- Mario Cantone
  • I miss the personalization that Vegas was - there were showroom captains and all the dealers knew the gamblers by their first names. -- Wayne Newton
  • At the first rumors of war, timid investors in various government stock, being panic-stricken, sell out, to their loss and the gamblers' gain. -- Randal Cremer
  • Everybody knows that England is the world of betting men, who are of a higher class than mere gamblers: to bet is in the English temperament. -- Jules Verne
  • All gamblers lose regularly, but they rarely discuss it in public. Losing is bad for the image, dude. Nobody buys Hot Tips from Losers. Remember that. -- Hunter S. Thompson
  • Artists of all times are like the gamblers of Monte Carlo, and this blind lottery allows some to succeed and ruins others. In my opinion, neither the winners nor the losers are worth worrying about. -- Marcel Duchamp
  • Money, again, has often been a cause of the delusion of the multitudes. Sober nations have all at once become desperate gamblers, and risked almost their existence upon the turn of a piece of paper. -- Charles Mackay
  • I don't like fantasy where a king snaps his fingers and suddenly a whole army appears and goes off to war - he's got to feed them, he's got to pay them, he's got to take care of the camp followers and the gamblers and the people who cause disorder. -- Raymond E. Feist
  • I actually went to some Gamblers Anonymous classes, and I sat there for three or four of them, and I'm trying to figure out what I have in similarities with these other people, and I could never find anything. It just seems like it wasn't the right place for me. -- Pete Rose
  • On banks, I make no apology for attacking spivs and gamblers who did more harm to the British economy than Bob Crow could achieve in his wildest Trotskyite fantasies, while paying themselves outrageous bonuses underwritten by the taxpayer. There is much public anger about banks and it is well deserved. -- Vince Cable
  • When I played the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve, I got to bring Wiley, my 85-pound black lab. He's responsible for my favorite New Year's memory of all: At the end of the show, he ran onstage and then out across all the tables in the showroom, sending champagne glasses and gamblers flying. -- Elayne Boosler
  • With gamblers, it's never enough. You keep thinking on a conscious level that the prize is whatever the pot is. In poker, you may have a certain goal for the day. But the truth is, as soon as you win, more often than not the first thing that comes to mind is: If I'd bet more, I would have won more. -- Jason Gedrick
  • Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice. -- Charles Caleb Colton
  • One to 2 percent of the population becomes addicted gamblers -- John Warren Kindt
  • All gamblers are paranoid, though they call it superstition. -- Mario Puzo
  • Thirty-seven percent of gamblers dip into their savings to fulfill their habit -- John Warren Kindt
  • 27 percent to 55 percent of casino revenues come from problem or pathological gamblers -- John Warren Kindt
  • The social costs, and the increased tax costs due to addicted gamblers, stay behind -- John Warren Kindt
  • It is peculiar but a fact nevertheless, that the gamblers in chess have enthusiastic followers. -- Mikhail Botvinnik
  • This is an industry that generates addicted gamblers and they are desperate to get money -- John Warren Kindt
  • I have a notion that gamblers are as happy as most people - being always excited. -- Lord Byron
  • God rewards gamblers and fools. The crucial thing, when you win, is knowing which you were. -- Mark Twain
  • Everyone except gamblers knows that gambling never pays. ... Losing, like winning, only increased his determination to play. -- Firoozeh Dumas
  • Ennui has made more gamblers than avarice, more drunkards than thirst, and perhaps as many suicides as despair. -- Gautama Buddha
  • Nations, like individuals, cannot become desperate gamblers with impunity. Punishment is sure to overtake them sooner or later. -- Charles Mackay
  • Noble passions are like vices: the more they are satisfied, the greater they grow, Mothers and gamblers are insatiable. -- Honore de Balzac
  • When I first went to Vegas, there were just high-rollers and gamblers and the wise guys treated you great. -- Don Rickles
  • I joined gamblers anon., they gave me 2 to 1 I wouldn't make it! I joined AA, there was a two drink minimum! -- Rodney Dangerfield
  • But gamblers know how a man can sit for almost twenty-four hours at cards, without looking to right, or to left. -- Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • If it wasn't for hustlers, gangsters & gamblers there'd be no Jazz. Wasn't middle~class who said Let's go hear Bird tonight. -- Betty Carter
  • I miss the personalization that Vegas was - there were showroom captains and all the dealers knew the gamblers by their first names." -- Wayne Newton
  • Clothing sales plummet, rent delinquencies mount and even grocery sales shrink as gamblers, having tapped out their entertainment budgets, dip into dollars set aside for necessities -- John Warren Kindt
  • It's different for every writer. It's not a career for anyone who needs security. It's a career for gamblers. It's a career of ups and downs. -- George R. R. Martin
  • A politician taking campaign money from gamblers in Nevada is like one taking campaign money from the auto people in Michigan. Gambling is our legal business. -- Paul Laxalt
  • The lightning spread of 'Western-style' gambling overseas has increased the problems of addicted and problem gamblers, organized crime and alleged corruption in Asia and the Middle East -- John Warren Kindt
  • It's not a career for anyone who needs or values security. It's a career for gamblers. Every time you write a book you roll the dice again. -- George R. R. Martin
  • Finding patterns is easy in any kind of data-rich environment; that's what mediocre gamblers do. The key is in determining whether the patterns represent signal or noise -- Nate Silver
  • Sociologists almost uniformly report that increased gambling activities, which are promoted as sociologically 'acceptable' and which are made 'accessible' to larger numbers of people will increase the number of pathological gamblers -- John Warren Kindt
  • Many gamblers think they're being singled out by fate as a target for cruel jokes. They feel they alone in all the universe are being tortured, experimented upon by some unknown force. -- Mike Caro
  • Besides creating more compulsive gamblers, money spent on lotteries isn't spent on other goods such as clothing or computers, which would trickle through to retailers, manufacturers and other parts of the economy -- John Warren Kindt
  • The engine driving the Kelly system is the "law of large numbers." In a 1713 treatise on probability, Swiss mathematician Jakob Bernoulli propounded a law that has been misunderstood by gamblers (and investors) ever since. -- William Poundstone