Tuesday, December 13, 2005


Ooh eck, I must be bored. Anyway, here's my top 20 of poker quotes:

(1) Once you start thinking you have nothing left to learn, you have everything to learn. -- Steve Badget

(2) If, after the first twenty minutes , you don't know who the sucker at the table is, it's you. -- Rounders

(3) Forget about a chip and a chair, give me hand and I'll stand. -- Warren Karp

(4) There is more to poker than life. -- Tom McEvoy

(5) Even a blind squirrel catches the nuts sometimes -- nickylala

(6) You can sheer a sheep many times, you can skin him only once. -- Amarillo Slim

(7) I'd rather be lucky than good. -- Lefty Gomez

(8) Cards are war, in disguise of sport. -- Charles Lamb

(9) People would be surprised to know how much I've learned about prayer from playing poker. -- Mary Austin

(10) Omaha is a game that was invented by a Sadist and is played by Masochists. -- Shane Smith

(11) The guy who invented poker was bright, but the guy who invented the chip was a genius. -- Big Julie

(12) In the Long run there's no luck in poker, but the short run is longer than most people know. -- Rick Bennet

(13) If you're not sure, you're probably in danger. -- Salvatore Allegra

(14) God does not play dice with the universe; he plays an ineffable game of his own devising, which might be compared, from the perspective of any of the other players, to being involved in an obscure and complex version of poker in a pitch-dark room, with blank cards, for infinite stakes, with a Dealer who tell you the rules, and who smiles all the time. -- Terry Pratchett

(15) 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 poker. -- Steve Badger

(16) Good moves are designed to be used against good players. A 'good move' against a bad player may well be a bad move. -- Bob Ciaffone

(17) A person should gamble every day, because think of how bad it would be to walk around being lucky and not know it. -- Robert Turner

(18) Poker is like life, most people don't learn from their mistakes, they only recognise them. -- C. Ariel

(19) All I know is, if the cards ever break even - I'm screwed. -- Rich Korbin

(20) Most of the money you'll win at poker comes not from the brilliance of your own play, but from the ineptitude of your opponent's. -- Lou Krieger


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