Cards were at first for benefits designed, Sent to amuse, not to enslave the mind.
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.
In poker, as in life, intuition can be a valuable attribute, but temper it with thought and logic. And don’t follow it blindly. If you persist in doing so, magicians will fool you, con men will swindle you, and good poker players will take your money.
Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.
If dirt was trumps, what hands you would hold!
Life is like a game of poker: If you don’t put any in the pot, there won’t be any to take out.
Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.
Thirteen cards in each suit of the pack, Ace to ten, plus the King, Queen and Jack. But with thirteen’s bad luck. Cards can leave you unstuck. You could gamble the shirt from your back.
This Place is very much altered since Mr. Dryden frequented it; where you used to see Songs, Epigrams, and Satires, in the Hands of every Man you met, you have now only a Pack of Cards; and instead of the Cavils about the Turn of the Expression, the Elegance of the Style, and the like, […]