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December 21st, 2010
I believe in poker the way I believe in the American Dream. Poker is good for you. It enriches the soul, sharpens the intellect, heals the spirit, and - when played well, nourishes the wallet. - Lou Krieger
December 20th, 2010
Poker is the game closest to the western conception of life, where life and thought are recognized as intimately combined, where free will prevails over philosophies of fate or of chance, where men are considered moral agents and where - at least in the short run - the important thing is not what happens but what people think happens. - John Luckacs
December 19th, 2010
The commonest mistake in history is underestimating your opponent; it happens at the poker table all the time. - David Shoup
December 18th, 2010
Is it a reasonable thing, I ask you, for a grown man to run about and hit a ball? 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. Teamwork? Who ever made a fortune by teamwork? There's only one way to make a fortune, and that's to down the fellow who's up against you. - W. Somerset Maugham
December 16th, 2010
If, after the first twenty minutes, you don't know who the sucker at the table is, it's you. - David Levien and Brian Koppelman, Rounders
December 14th, 2010
If I have learned anything, it is that life forms no logical patterns. It is haphazard and full of beauties which I try to catch as they fly by, for who knows whether any of them will ever return? - Dame Margot Fonteyn Take a deep breath. Play one table and watch the beauty of the game.
December 13th, 2010
Poker is the game closest to the western conception of life, where life and thought are recognized as intimately combined, where free will prevails over philosophies of fate or of chance, where men are considered moral agents and where - at least in the short run - the important thing is not what happens but what people think happens. - Johnny Luckacs
December 12th, 2010
There is nothing more genuine than breaking away from the chorus to learn the sound of your own voice. - Po Bronson You should study others' games but you will go farther than you can believe by developing your own style.
December 11th, 2010
The first thing you've got to do in order to win is you've got to learn to fight. - Isiah Thomas Poker is not a game, it's a war. Don't play the game, fight the war.
December 10th, 2010
Find a game you can beat. Handicap yourself when you sit down to play. Determine whether you are a favorite or an underdog at the table. Then you have to ask yourself: if you're an underdog, why are you playing... and if you are a favorite, why are you quitting? - Johnny Chan
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