Favorite Poker Quotes

Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
“It’s said that the two psychological features of snipers are patience and stubbornness. Some might say the same is true for good poker players.” -- Stephen Bloomfield
 
Rob Hobson

Rob Hobson

Legend
Loyaler
Joined
Feb 2, 2012
Total posts
4,508
Awards
2
BR
Chips
460
Poker’s the only game fit for a grown man. Then, your hand is against every man’s, and every man’s is against yours.”
W. Somerset Maugham
 
Rob Hobson

Rob Hobson

Legend
Loyaler
Joined
Feb 2, 2012
Total posts
4,508
Awards
2
BR
Chips
460
“Life is too long to play bad cards.”
Frank Dielsi
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
“Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.” -- Andrew Jackson
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
"I’ve gotten broke more times playing the bottom two pair than with any other hand playing Hold 'em." -- Doyle Brunson
 
Colbefc

Colbefc

Legend
Loyaler
Joined
Nov 22, 2009
Total posts
2,699
Awards
2
Chips
592
Can't remember who said it but "poker is hours of boredom leading to 2 or 3 minutes of sheer terror.
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
“If I lose today, I can look forward to winning tomorrow, and if I win today, I can expect to lose tomorrow. A sure thing is no fun.” -- Chico Marx
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
“Seldom do the lambs slaughter the butcher.” -- Amarillo Slim
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
"Jim, I recommend you give up drinking, cut out poker, stop staying up late, and, especially, quit running around with women." -- Dr. McCoy in Star Trek
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
"Nothing belongs on a poker table but cards, chips and whiskey." -- Tennessee Williams
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
“No wife can endure a gambling husband unless he is a steady winner.” -- Lord Dewar
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
“I’m absolutely gonna win it, because I’m ruthless. I sit at the poker table and my job is to destroy people.” -- James Woods
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
"It’s in my character to feel worse about folding a winner than betting a loser." -- John Updike
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
“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 their actual ability than in poker.” -- Steve Badger
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
"Even more than most other forms of poker, No Limit Hold'em is a game which sorts sheep from goats, men from boys, locals from tourists and pros from amateurs, as the prime requisite of a good Hold'em player is aggressiveness." -- Anthony Holden
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
"Bad beats are a really bad mental habit. You don’t want to ever dwell on them. It doesn’t help you become a better player. It’s like dumping your garbage on someone else’s lawn. It just stinks." -- Erik Seidel
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
"A lot of players—thanks, Pop—think they have a poker face. But they only use it when they’re holding something of value." -- Christopher Coake
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
"You’d put in everything, your wife, your parrot, to prevent him from drawing, you make it too expensive. . . . You know you have the best hand as things stand. You bet all your money." -- Michael Ondaatje
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
" If you understood everything I said, you'd be me." -- Miles Davis
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
“Poker is generally thought to be America’s second most popular after-dark activity. Sex is good, they say, but poker lasts longer.” -- Al Alvarez
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
"You wanna learn about a person, it costs you. And the more you learn, the more it costs." -- David Goodis
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
"Simple pleasures. Music and dance, wine, ale, dice and cards." -- Guy Gavriel Kay
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
"There is an unwritten rule among regulars that obvious live ones, wealthy losers, and cardroom strangers should never be criticized publicly or made to feel bad about their poor play and the extent of their losses." -- David Hayano
 
Whaevoz

Whaevoz

Legend
Platinum Level
Joined
May 17, 2015
Total posts
1,692
Awards
2
Chips
170
"To him it didn’t matter if he was playing no limit or penny ante. He still liked to make the right percentage play. It was a matter of pride." -- Dick Miles
 
Top