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June 6th, 2011
Contrary to what some poker players might think, the object of the game is not to break your opponents as fast as possible, as pretty soon there will be no game to play. - Jeff Hwang
June 5th, 2011
Tournament poker is not about survival; tournament poker is about accumulating chips. - Erick "E-Dog" Lindgren
June 4th, 2011
I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot… and I missed. I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that’s precisely why I succeed. - Michael Jordan
June 3rd, 2011
We must have the courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage, if life is to be effective and bring happiness. - Maxwell Maltz
June 2nd, 2011
Playing cash every day is infinitely more profitable and flexible than the life of a tournament professional. - Alex "assassinato" Fitzgerald
June 1st, 2011
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet. - James Openheim
May 31st, 2011
Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it's not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. it's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere. - Barack Obama
May 30th, 2011
When we are winning, we feel invincible... When we are losing, we feel like we may never win again... The most difficult aspect of poker is remaining humble and mentally steadfast during highs and lows. This is a lesson I continue to focus on. - CJ "Rex55" Joshi
May 29th, 2011
The first thing you need to know about poker tournaments... is that most people lose most of the time. If you can't stand disappointment, you don't stand a chance. - John Vorhaus
May 28th, 2011
There is a well-known rule of warfare: Advance with bayonet; if you encounter mush, proceed; if you encounter steel, fall back.... If we bet and hit a wall, we need to start sensing that there is a wall there, instead of trying to deny it or otherwise rationalize it away. When we feel something solid up ahead, stop trying to push through. We cannot win at poker until we correctly perceive these signals. - Larry W. Phillips
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