Poker can be frustrating, infuriating, electrifying and breath-taking at the same time. You might not love the game, but you will indubitably not hate it. Of course, the chances of you being the next Aristotle at the end of your poker career are very high. We bring you some quotations written by experts on poker game filled with euphoria and odium.
There is more to poker than life
In the long run there's no luck in poker, but the short run is longer than most people know.
-- Rick Bennet
Nobody is always a winner, and anybody who says he is, is either a liar or doesn't play poker.
Money isn't everything... unless you're playing in a rebuy tournament.
You will show your poker greatness by the hands you fold, not the hands you play.
If you can't spot the sucker in the first half an hour at the table, then you are the sucker.
--Rounders, the movie (2000)
If you know poker, you know people; and if you know people, you got the whole dang world lined up in your sights.
The good news is that in every deck of fifty-two cards there are 2,598,960 possible hands. The bad news is that you are only going to be dealt one of them.
--Anthony Holden, author of Big Deal (1990)
Poker is 100% skill and 50% luck.
Trust everyone, but always cut the cards.
It’s not whether you won or lost, but how many bad beat stories you were able to tell.
The commonest mistake in history is underestimating your opponent; happens at the poker table all the time.
--General David Shoup