Poker 語錄

Posted by TJ Wei on 星期二, 5月 02, 2006 with No comments
"Nobody is always a winner, and anybody who says he is, is either a liar or doesn't play poker." -Amarillo Slim


"Son, we are sorry about the tuition funds...your mother and I did not know you are not supposed to split tens..." -Letters home from people visiting Reno.

"The typical gambler might not really understand the probabilistic nuances of the wheel or the dice, but such things seem a bit more tractable than, say, trying to raise a child in this lunatic society of ours." -Arthur S. Reber, The New Gambler 's Bible

"Gambling is the future on the internet. You can only look at so many dirty pictures." -Simon Noble, an Austrian-based internet bookmaker

"Your best chance to get a Royal Flush in a casino is in the bathroom." -VP Pappy (A crusty old sage that still roams the Green Felt Jungles in Detroit)

"If a man who cannot count finds a four-leaf clover, is he lucky?" -Stanislaw J. Lec

Poker is generally reckoned to be America's second most popular after-dark activity. Sex is good, they say, but poker lasts longer.

-- Alfred Alvarez (2001)


If you reraise a raiser, and he doesn't raise you back, you know he has kicker problems.

-- Crandall Addington, Texas oil millionaire (2001)


Dear Lord, help me to break even. I need the money.

-- Anonymous


A king can do no wrong … unless it runs into an ace.

-- Anonymous


Money isn't everything … unless you're playing in a rebuy tournament.

-- Anonymous


Besides lovemaking and singing in the shower, there aren’t many human activities where there is a greater difference between a person’s self-delusional ability and actual ability than in poker.

-- Steve Badget

Once you start thinking you have nothing left to learn, you have everything to learn.

-- Steve Badget


In the long run there's no luck in poker, but the short run is longer than most people know.

-- Rick Bennet

Trust everyone, but always cut the cards.

-- Benny Binion

The only bad luck for a good gambler is bad health. Any other setbacks are temporary aggravation.

-- Benny Binion


If you’re a competitive person and you commit yourself to something, you have no choice but to endure.

-- Vince Burgio

If it were easy, everyone would do it.

-- Bonnie Damiano

The next best thing to gambling and winning is gambling and losing.

-- Nick "The Greek" Dandalos

Life is too long to play bad cards.

-- Frank Di Elsi

It's unlucky to be superstitious.

-- Dave Enteles, Card Player

The single greatest key to winning is knowing thy enemy — yourself.

-- Andy Glazer


To be a poker champion, you must have a strong bladder.

-- Jack McClelland


Gambling, the sure way of getting nothing for something.

-- Wilson Mizner, Con man and promoter

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


"Perception is reality." -- Immanuel Kant

"In order to live, you must be willing to die." -- Amir Vahedi

"Poker is a strange occupation. You never know how it's going to bend your personality. But likely as not, it will bend it."
-Doyle Brunson Poker Wisdom of a Champion, 2003


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