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Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.

Play not for gain, but sport; who plays for more than he can lose with pleasure stakes his heart.

Sports and gaming, whether pursued from a desire of gain or the love of pleasure, are as ruinous to the temper and disposition of the one addicted to them, as they are to his fame and fortune.

The best throw with the dice is to throw them away.

The gamester, if he die a martyr to his profession, is doubly ruined; he adds his soul to every other loss, and by the act of suicide renounces earth to forfeit heaven.

The race is not always to the swift nor the battle to the strong - but that's the way to bet.

There is but one good throw upon the dice, which is to throw them away.

There is nothing that wears out a fine face like the vigils of the card-table, and those cutting passions which naturally attend them. Hollow eyes, haggard looks, and pale complexions are the natural indications of a female gamester. Her morning sleeps are not able to repay her midnight watchings.


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