Top 50 Quotes about Gambling, Luck and Money



When I was young,
people called me a gambler.
As the scale of my operations increased
I became known as a speculator.
Now I am called a banker.
But I have been doing
the same thing all the time.

Sir Ernest Cassel
(1852-1921; German-born British merchant banker and capitalist)
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Whenever a man does
a thoroughly stupid thing,
it is always from the noblest motives.

Oscar Wilde
(1854-1900; Irish writer and poet)
It is better
to have a permanent income
than to be fascinating.

Oscar Wilde
(1854-1900; Irish writer and poet)
The 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 playwright
and co-founder of the London School of Economics)
In gambling the many must lose
in order
that the few may win.

George Bernard Shaw
(1856-1950; Irish playwright
and co-founder of the London School of Economics)
The only man who makes money
following the races
is the one
who does it with a broom and shovel.

Elbert Hubbard
(1856-1915; American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher)
Luck, bad if not good,
will always be with us.
But it has a way of favoring the intelligent
and showing its back to the stupid.

John Dewey
(1859-1952; American psychologist and educational reformer)
The safest way
to double your money is
to fold it over once
and put it in your pocket.

Kin Hubbard
(1868-1930; American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist)
Gambling:
The sure way of getting nothing from something.

Wilson Mizner
(1876-1933; American playwright, raconteur, and entrepreneur)
Remember this:
The house doesn’t beat the player.
It just gives him the opportunity
to beat himself.

Nicholas Dandolos, a.k.a. “Nick the Greek”
(1883-1966; Greek-born professional gambler and high roller)


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22 Responses to “Top 50 Quotes about Gambling, Luck and Money”

  1. Mauricio Delgado
    #

    This is probably the best compilation of gambling quotes that I’ve seen, great job!

  2. thomaskendall
    #

    Great quotes, all of them are inspiring and real. People must really know when to quit. Thanks.

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