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Betting and gambling would lose half their attractiveness, did they not deceive us with the fancy that there may be an element of personal merit in our winnings. Our reason may protest, but our self-love is credulous.
Keep flax from fire, and youth from gaming.
Whoever plays deep must necessarily lose his money or his character.
Gambling is the great leveller. All men are equal- at cards.
True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table: Luckiest he who knows just when to rise and go home.
I am sorry I have not learnt to play at cards. It is very useful in life: it generates kindness and consolidates society.
Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.
Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery, and you lose for certain; and the greater the number of your tickets the nearer you approach to this certainty.
When we put in fifty more machines, I consider them fifty more mousetraps. You have to have a mousetrap to catch a mouse.
The roulette table pays nobody except him who keeps it. Nevertheless, a passion for gaming is common, though a passion for keeping roulette wheels is unknown.
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