125 Gambling Quotes And Sayings For All Gamblers

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Gambling is the act or activity of betting money, in games, races, casinos of more. Gambling always has risks involved. Winning and losing is a part of every game, but in gambling the risk of losing money is more. Casinos, poker, card games, horse races, there many forms of gambling. A lot of people lose everything in gambling. So gambling should always be avoided even after all the temptations.

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Here we have curated famous gamble quotes from movies, books, actors, writers to inspire to no not gamble. Gambling is so popular because anyone has the opportunity to get rich overnight. People always like to make a lot of money without any effort.

Though gambling and playing games is a form of entertainment and can be fun and exciting, it is always advised to stay away from the temptation.

Sometimes love and life both terms are metaphorphically used with the word gamble. People who are heart-broken always feel the same risks as involved in gamble. You lose it all when you lose it.

We have divided these interesting gamble quotes into these sections;

  • Gambling Quotes
  • Quotes About Gambling
  • Life Is A Gamble Quotes

Gambling Quotes

  1. “If you don’t gamble, you’ll never win.” – Charles Bukowski

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

  3. “We all get addicted to something that takes away the pain.”

  4. “Show me a gambler and I’ll show you a loser.” – Mario Puzo                                                                     
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    gambling quotes

  5. “Hoping to recoup is what ruins the gambler.” – Irish proverb

  6. “A dollar won is twice as sweet as a dollar earned.” – Paul Newman

  7. “Oh, it’s not really gambling when you never lose.” – Jennifer Aniston

  8. “Quit while you’re ahead. All the best gamblers do.” – Baltasar Gracián

  9. “If there weren’t luck involved, I would win every time.” – Phil Hellmuth

  10. “At the gambling table, there are no fathers and sons.” – Chinese Proverb

  11. “Gambling is the great leveller. All men are equal at cards.” – Nikolai Gogol

  12. “Never gamble with a man who knows both sides of the cards.” – Ken Alstad

  13. “Money won is twice as sweet as money earned.” – The Color of Money (Movie)

  14. “It’s better to own the casino than being the gambler in the casino.” – Tina Larsson

  15. “At gambling, the deadly sin is to mistake bad play for bad luck.” – Casino Royale (Movie)                                                                                                                                                   
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    gambling quotes from movies

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

  17. “Gambling is a sickness, a disease, and addiction, an insanity, and is always a loser in the long run.”

  18. “I have plenty of time… If I am not wise… I could lose it like the games in which you gamble.” – Unknown

  19. “There is a very easy way to return from a casino with a small fortune; go there with a large one.” – Jack Yelton

  20. “Gambling is not about how well you play the games, it’s really about how well you handle your money.” – V. P. Pappy

  21. “If you’re playing a poker game and you look around the table and can’t tell who the sucker is, it’s you.” – Paul Newman

  22. “The only man who makes money following the races is one who does it with a broom and shovel.” – Elbert Hubbard

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

  24. “This was my first lesson about gambling: if you see somebody winning all the time, he isn’t gambling, he’s cheating.” – Malcom X

  25. “True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table; luckiest is he who knows just when to rise and go home.” – John Hay

  26. “Gambling is part of the human condition. I love it. I have the best time gambling. I’ve been winning fortunes, and I’ve been losing them.” – Jerry Lewis

  27. “I’ve learned the lesson that the worst thing that can happen to a gambler is to let his recent losses or wins knock him off keel emotionally.” – Andrew Beyer

  28. “Time spent in a casino is time given to death, a foretaste of the hour when one’s flesh will be diverted to the purposes of the worm and not the will.” – Rebecca West

  29. “Even as I approach the gambling hall, as soon as I hear, two rooms away, the jingle of money poured out on the table, I almost go into convulsions.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

  30. “When a gambler picks up a pack of cards or a pair of dice, he feels as though he has reduced an unmanageable world to a finite, visible and comprehensive size.” – Annabel Davis-Goff

  31. “Gambling is not a vice, it is an expression of our humanness. We gamble. Some do it at the gaming table, some do not. You play, you win, you play, you lose. You play.” – Jeanette Winterson

  32. “Gambling is risk-taking. It might be said the owner of a casino gambles, takes risks, but he has the odds in his favour, so that’s intelligent gambling. If I wanted to gamble, I’d buy the casino.” – Jean Paul Getty

  33. “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

  34. “My luck at the gambling table was varied; sometimes I was fifty to a hundred dollars ahead, and at other times I had to borrow money from my fellow workmen to settle my room rent and pay for my meals.” – James Weldon Johnson

  35. “I am not surprised that there are gambling houses, like so many snares laid for human avarice; like abysses where many a man’s money is engulfed and swallowed up without any hope of return; like frightful rocks against which the gamblers are thrown and perish.” – Jean De La Bruyere

Quotes About Gambling

Gambling is an addition which is mostly based on luck and less on skill. People lose money and their families suffer. A lot of children and teens are getting into online gambling games with the rise of internet games. These games should strictly be discouraged as young minds can really get addicted to them.

The idea of earning quick money is very tempting for people and thus gambling seems to be the best option, but people should not be oblivious to the fact that it is a quick way for losing money too.

These inspirational quotes about not to gamble will give you a perpective to stay away from gambling and its risks.

  1. “Play to win.”                                                                                                                                                     
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    Gambling Quotes For Instagram

  2. “It’s winning that counts not the taking part.”

  3. “The greatest risk is not taking one.” – Tim Fargo

  4. “There is no gambling like politics.” – Benjamin Disraeli

  5. “Nobody has ever bet enough on a winning horse.” – Proverb

  6. “The better the gambler, the worse the man.” – Publius Syrus

  7. “Without gambling, I would not exist.” – Hunter S. Thompson

  8. “The less you bet, the more you lose when you win.” – Bob Nastanovich

  9. “Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it.” – Unknown

  10. “To be a poker champion, you must have a strong bladder.” – Jack McClelland

  11. “Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing from something.” – Wilson Mizner                                                                                                                                                                     
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  12. “I’m not going to go back to gambling; I mean, it’s as simple as that.” – Pete Rose

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

  14. “In gambling, the many must lose in order that the few may win.” – George Bernard Shaw

  15. “Gambling is an act of faith of gamblers. Prophecy is an act of faith of the saints.” – Toba Beta

  16. “Gambling operates under the premise that greed can be satisfied by luck.” – Rita Mae Brown

  17. “No wife can endure a gambling husband, unless he is a steady winner.” – Thomas Robert Dewar

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

  19. “Gambling has brought our family together. We had to move to a smaller house.” – Tommy Cooper

  20. “A gambler plays even when the odds are immutable and against him.” – Roger “Lou Krieger” Lubin

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

  22. “The house doesn’t beat the player. It just gives him the opportunity to beat himself.” – Nick Dandalos

  23. “In order to be a successful gambler you have to have a complete disregard for money.” – Doyle Brunson

  24. “I used to be a heavy gambler. But now I just make mental bets. That’s how I lost my mind.” – Steve Allen

  25. “Nobody is always a winner, and anybody who say he is, is either a liar or doesn’t play poker.” – Alfred Alvarez

  26. “The guy who invented poker was bright, but the guy who invented the chip was a genius.” – Julius Weintraub

  27. “I like to play blackjack. I’m not addicted to gambling. I’m addicted to sitting in a semi-circle.” – Mitch Hedberg

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

  29. “Blackjack is the only casino game an amateur can learn to play and at which he can definitely win.” – Lawrence Revere

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

  31. “It’s hard to walk away from a winning streak, even harder to leave the table when you’re on a losing one.” – Cara Bertoia

  32. “The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling.” – Ambrose Bierce

  33. “If I had the money and the drinking capacity, I’d probably live at a roulette table and let my life go to hell.” – Michael Ventura

  34. “Sitting there, it is impossible to change your luck. But, you can always change the machine you are at!” – James Hauenstein

  35. “There is a lure in power. It can get into a man’s blood just as gambling and lust for money have been known to do.” – Harry S. Truman

  36. “If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time.” – Chinese Proverb

  37. “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

  38. “In most betting shops you will see three windows marked “Bet Here”, but only one window with the legend “Pay Out”.” – Jeffrey Bernard

  39. “Victory is a fleeting thing in the gambling business. Today’s winners are tomorrow’s blinking toads, dumb beasts with no hope.” – Hunter S. Thompson

  40. “To get it right, be born with luck or else make it. Never give up. A little money helps, but what really gets it right is never facing the facts.” – Ruth Gordon

  41. “Yes, I can understand that a man might go to gambling table – when he sees that all that lies between himself and death is his last crown.” – Honore de Balzac

  42. “Last year people won more than one billion dollars playing poker. And casinos made twenty-seven billion just by being around those people.” – Samantha Bee

  43. “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.” – Terrence “VP Pappy” Murphy

  44. “The subject of gambling is all encompassing. It combines man’s natural play instinct with his desire to know about his fate and his future.” – Franz Rosenthal

  45. “I want people to understand, gambling is not a bad thing if you do it within the framework of what it’s meant to be, which is fun and entertaining.” – Michael Jordan

  46. “The thing about online gambling is that it’s never away, it’s always accessible. And so, if you have an issue with gambling, it’s designed to take advantage of that.” – Ben Affleck

  47. “Baccarat is a game whereby the croupier gathers in money with a flexible sculling oar, then takes it home. If I could have borrowed his oar I would have stayed.” – Mark Twain

  48. “You bring in gambling into a major population base, and the more people you have going into a casino, the more people you have hooked on gambling.” – John Warren Kindt

  49. “In the casino, the cardinal rule is to keep them playing and to keep them coming back. The longer they play, the more they lose, and in the end, we get it all.” – Robert De Niro in “Casino”

  50. “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

Life Is A Gamble Quotes

  1. “Life is a gamble so roll the dice.” – Unknown                                                                                   
    Quotes About Gambling
    Quotes About Gambling

  2. “Scared money never wins.” – Unknown

  3. “What is life if not a gamble?” – F.E. Higgins                                                                                                 
    Gambling Quotes About Life
    Gambling Quotes About Life

  4. “Whomever lives, gambles with life.” – Charlie Chaplin

  5. “Everything’s a gamble, love most of all.” – Tess Gerritsen                                                                   
    Gambling Quotes About Love
    Gambling Quotes About Love

  6. “Hoping to recoup is what ruins a gambler.” – Irish proverb

  7. “Better an ounce of luck than a pound of gold.” – Yiddish proverb

  8. “No dog can go as fast as the money you bet on him.” – Bud Flanagan

  9. “The best throw of the dice is to throw them away.” – English Proverb

  10. “The only sure thing about luck is that it will change.” – Wilson Mizner

  11. “I can’t believe that God plays dice with the universe.” – Albert Einstein

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

  13. “I can never gain something without losing everything I had.” – Nadia Scrieva

  14. “If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting.” – Benjamin Franklin

  15. “The gambler who expects to lose is the happiest person at the track.” – Ruby Martin

  16. “I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.” – Thomas Jefferson

  17. “One of the worst things that can happen to you in life is to win a bet on a horse at an early age.” – Danny McGoorty

  18. “My advice to the unborn is, don’t be born with a gambling instinct unless you have a good sense of probabilities.” – Jack Dreyfus

  19. “If I lose today, I can look forward to winning tomorrow, and if win today, I can expect to lose tomorrow. A sure thing is no fun.” – Chico Marx

  20. “Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don’t find out til too late that he’s been playing with two queens all along.” – Terry Pratchett

  21. “There is no such thing as “social gambling”. Either you are there to cut the other bloke’s heart out and eat it – or you’re a sucker.” – Robert A. Heinlein

  22. “Bond didn’t defend the practice. He simply maintained that the more effort and ingenuity you put into gambling, the more you took out.” – Ian Fleming

  23. “Play interests me very much,” said Hermann: “but I am not in the position to sacrifice the necessary in the hope of winning the superfluous.” – Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin

  24. “All the evidence shows that God was actually quite a gambler, and the universe is a great casino, where dice are thrown, and roulette wheels spin on every occasion.” – Stephen Hawking

  25. “There are three roads to ruin; women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians.” – Georges Pompidou

Funny Gambling Quotes

  1. “I bet you anything that I can stop gambling right now.”

  2. “Lottery: A tax on people who are bad at math.” – Unknown

  3. “Nine gamblers could not feed a single rooster.” – Yugoslav Proverb

  4. “Eat your betting money but don’t bet your eating money.” – Unknown

  5. “I wonder what inspires gamblers. Is it the adventure or the love of laziness?” – Paul Bamikole

  6. “It’s not gambling to play against someone who’s no good. It’s common sense.” – Terry Pratchett

  7. “A gambler never makes the same mistake twice. It’s usually three or more times.” – Terry Murphy

  8. “Gambling is the future on the internet. You can only look at so many dirty pictures.” – Simon Noble

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

  10. “A weekend in Vegas without gambling and drinking is just like being a born-again Christian.” – Artie Lange

  11. “A man’s gotta make at least one bet a day, else he could be walking around lucky and never know it.” – Jimmy Jones

  12. “Las Vegas is the only place I know where money really talks – It says, Goodbye.” – Frank Sinatra in “The Joker Is Wild”

  13. “Gambling is teaching our children and adults the wrong way to get ahead. Senators, if God can’t bless it, we shouldn’t be doing it.” – Jim Jacumin

  14. “If anybody ever gives you 10,000-1 odds on anything, you take it. If John Cougar Mellencamp ever wins an Oscar, I’m gonna be a very rich dude.” – Kevin Malone

  15. “Someone once asked me why women don’t gamble as much as men do and I gave the commonsensical 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

Most gamblers have the mindset of hitting the jackpot and winning a large amount of money. This mindset gets them overwhelmed and makes them deposit more and more money into gambling. One of the biggest mistakes a gambler can make: chasing losses.

These quotes about gambling also cover winning gambling quotes, short gambling quotes, gambler quotes about life, quotes about gambling addiction, and gamble quotes on love to give you different perspectives of life.

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