Gambling quotes


"A gambler with a system must be, to a greater or lesser extent, insane." -- George Augustus Sala (1828-95) English writer and journalist

"Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing from something." -- Wilson Mizner

"Remember this: The house doesn't beat the player. It just gives him the opportunity to beat himself." -- Nicholas (Nick the Greek) Dandalos

"Casinos and prostitutes have the same thing in common; they are both trying to screw you out of your money and send you home with a smile on your face." -- VP Pappy

"One of the healthiest ways to gamble is with a spade and a package of garden seeds." -- Dan Bennett

"Gaming corrupts our disposition and teaches us a habit of hostility against all mankind." -- Thomas Jefferson

"The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket." -- Kin Hubbard

"If you ain't just a little scared when you enter a casino, you are either very rich or you haven't studied the games enough." -- VP Pappy

"With the perverse logic of a degenerate gambler he figured God was testing his faith." -- Mario Puzo, Inside Las Vegas

Gamblers never win and winners never gamble.