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Poker Quotes about Life

Poker is a combination of luck and skill. People think mastering the skill part is hard, but they’re wrong. The trick to poker is mastering the luck.

“There is more to poker than life.” ~ Tom McEvoy

“Aces are larger than life and greater than mountains.” ~ Mike Caro

“Poker is a combination of luck and skill. People think mastering the skill part is hard, but they’re wrong. The trick to poker is mastering the luck.” ~ Jesse May

“The one who bets the most wins. Cards just break ties.” ~ Sammy Farha

“I learned playing poker that you never count your winnings because that’s when you start to lose.” ~ Kenneth Langone

“I think one of the interesting things about poker is that once you let your ego in, you’re done for.” ~ Al Alvarez

“The two things you need to be successful in poker are, first, find the muck, and second, don’t play your own money.” ~ David “Devilfish” Ulliott

“Nobody is always a winner, and anybody who says he is, is either a liar or doesn’t play poker.” ~ Amarillo Slim

“Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes playing a poor hand well.” ~ Jack London

“The strong point in poker is never to lose your temper, either with those you are playing or, more particularly with the cards. There is no sympathy in poker. Always keep cool. If you lose your head you will lose all your chips.” ~ William J. Florence

“Poker is not simply a game of odds, moves and calculations. It is a game of controlled and exploited emotions including greed, fear, over-confidence and anger.” ~ Steven Lubet

“Everyone gets lucky once in a while, but no one is consistently lucky.” ~ Doyle Brunson

“Living in the past is a Jethro Tull album, not a smart poker strategy.” ~ Richard Roeper

“What’s true of the poker game is true of life. Most people are suckers and don’t realise it.” ~ Michael Faust

“Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he’s losing; nobody wants you toquit when you’re ahead.” ~ Jackie Robinson

“Most of the money you’ll win at poker comes not from the brilliance of your own play, but from the ineptitude of your opponents.” ~ Lou Krieger

“Whoever coined the phrase ‘a man’s got to play the hand that was dealt him’ was most certainly one piss-poor bluffer.” ~ Jeannette Walls

“Don’t challenge strong players, challenge weak ones. That’s what they’re there for.” ~ John Vorhaus

“One day a chump, the next day a champion. What a difference a day makes in tournament poker!” ~ Mike Sexton

“Hold em is to stud what chess is to checkers.” ~ Johnny Moss

“A Smith & Wesson beats four aces.” ~ American proverb

“If a player is looking to have you fund their poker career, you need to look at why they are broke.” ~ James Guill

“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

Blog Credit – Upswing Poker

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