Gambling Quotes

Posted by Brian

Gambling is related to money or any material value, this action is performed between two or more persons. It is an event that comes out with an uncertain result that is predefined. A person who defines the result of a certain event before the end of that event is called a gambler, if the result he told is correct he gets certain amount of money else he has to give some money to the second person whose guess was correct. Here we have a large collection of gambling quotes and sayings on this topic written by well-known authors.

Gambling Quotes and Sayings

A gambler is nothing but a man who makes his living out of hope.
– William Bolitho

A gambler with a System must be, to a greater or lesser extent, insane.
– George Augustus Sala

A ruler should encourage gambling among his enemies, and put it down by military force at home.
– Niccolo Machiavelli

Aces are larger than life and greater than mountains.
– Mike Caro

A Gentleman is a man who will pay his gambling debts even when he knows he has been cheated.
– Count Leo Tolstoy

All of us have bad luck and good luck.The man who persists through the bad luck — who keeps right on going — is the man who is there when the good luck comes and is ready to receive it.
– Robert Collier

Don’t gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up. If it don’t go up, don’t buy it.
– Will Rogers

Gambling is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief.
– George Washington

Gambling is a way of buying hope on credit.
– Alan Wykes

Gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair.
– French Proverb

Gambling is the sure way of getting nothing for something.
– Wilson Mizner

Gambling is neither an immoral nor a noble exercise; it is motivated by both foolish and rational considerations.
– Alex Rubner

Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It’s getting money without giving an equivalent for it.
– Henry Ward Beecher

Gambling promises the poor what property performs for the rich, something for nothing.
– George Bernard Shaw

Gambling may be wicked; it is very stupid; but it happens to be an innate characteristic of mankind, and that is really all one need say about it.
– General Pierre Polovtsoff

He was a degenerate gambler. That is, a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose. As a hero who goes to war must die. Show me a gambler and I’ll show you a loser, show me a hero and I’ll show you a corpse.
– Mario Puzo

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

It (gambling) is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity and the father of mischief.
– George Washington

In Vegas everything is done to make you gamble and forget all else. There is food and drink and music and women – who all play their part in eliminating Methodist principles from your mind.
– Sir Clement Freud

Man is a gaming animal.He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.
– Charles Lamb

Most people bet with their hands, not over them, and realize that gambling and speculation are good servants and bad masters.
– Reuven and Gabrielle a Brenner

No wife can endure a gambling husband; unless he is a steady winner.
– Thomas Robert Dewar

Nearly every gambler flatters himself that with just one more shot his luck will turn, and he well reap a rich harvest. Because of this delusion the Casino always wins in the end.
– General Pierre Polovtsoff

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

Someone once asked me why women don’t gamble as much as men do, and I gave the common-sensical reply that we don’t have as much money. That was a true but incomplete answer. In fact, women’s total instinct for gambling is satisfied by marriage.
– Gloria Steinem

The gambling known as business looks with severe disfavor on the business known as gambling.
– Ambrose Bierce

The next best thing to gambling and winning is gambling and losing.
– Nick “The Greek” Dandalos

The greatest advantage in gambling lies in not playing at all.
– Girolamo Cardano

The most sensible advice that may be given to would-be gamblers, or inventors of systems to be used at Monte Carlo, may be summed up in a single word: ‘Don’t’.
– Francois Blan

The urge to gamble is so universal and its practice so pleasurable that I assume it must be evil.
– Heywood Broun

The evidence we have found has led us to the conclusion that the negative image of gamblers, of speculators and of gambling is due to prejudice, to the distorted image heavily promoted by some powerful groups who, however, have not had much evidence to support their views.
– Reuven and Gabrielle A Brenner

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

The world is the house of the strong. I shall not know until the end what I have lost or won in this place, in this vast gambling den where I have spent more than sixty years, dicebox in hand, shaking the dice.
– Denis Diderot

There are two great pleasures in gambling: that of winning and that of losing.
– French Proverb

We are already too dependent on gambling revenue. If we continue, we will soon be owned by them.
– Donald L. Carcieri

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

You don’t gamble to win. You gamble so you can gamble the next day.
– Bert Ambrose

You cannot get anything out of nature or from God by gambling; only out of your neighbor.
– John Ruskin


  • quits said:

    You are a very smart person!

  • Brad Graham said:

    Thank you for your help and motivation!

  • bigccccc said:

    I keep listening to the people speaking quotes and sayings on gambling n making impressions on others, so I have been looking around for the best quotes on your site to get some, and found them cheers!

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