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Gambling Addictions Quotes


"The ABCs of legalized gambling - addictions, bankruptcies and crime" - John Warren Kindt

"Football and gambling - two great American addictions working together. What could possibly go wrong?" - Froma Harrop

"When governments legalize and encourage gambling, they are creating addictions among their citizens" - John Warren Kindt

"The Devil invented gambling." - Saint Augustine

"I love online gambling." - Nicky Hilton

"Shame is the root of all addictions." - John Bradshaw

"Forgetting someone is like getting over a hundred addictions everyday." - Taylor Swift

"She had her addictions and one of them was reading." - Jeannette Walls

"There are worse addictions than reality TV, chocolate and coffee." - Sarah Dessen

"Addictions - Run to Jesus instead of running to your addiction." - Joyce Meyer

"My three addictions of choice are food, love and work." - Alanis Morissette

"Gambling undermines the moral fiber of society." - Gordon B Hinckley

"I recommend sports, I don't recommend gambling." - Rachel Maddow

"There is no gambling like politics." - Benjamin Disraeli

"The next best thing to gambling and winning is gambling and losing." - Nick Dandolos

"The gambling known as business looks with austere disfavor upon the business known as gambling." - Ambrose Bierce

"Everyone has addictions and my problem is that I have 5,000 of them. If it's not drinking, it's gambling; if it's not gambling, it's eating anything from burgers, doughnuts to M&Ms. The only addiction I don't suffer from is chasing women." - John Daly

"Gambling is a principle inherent in human nature." - Edmund Burke

"We never talk about gambling around my house." - Doyle Brunson

"Gambling is a disease of barbarians superficially civilized." - William Ralph Inge

"Women's total instinct for gambling is satisfied by marriage" - Gloria Steinem

"Gambling: A sure way to get nothing from something." - Wilson Mizner

"Gambling is a most foolish and imprudent pursuit." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing from something." - Wilson Mizner

"At the gambling table, there are no fathers and sons." - Proverbs

"There is a deep, ancient connection between gambling and divination." - Aaron C. Brown

"Whisky, gambling and Ferraris are better than housework." - Francoise Sagan

"Unfortunately, gambling and winning don't often go hand-in-hand." - Pete Rose

"Gambling is a disease of barbarians superficially civilized." - Dean Inge

"Oh, it's not really gambling when you never lose." - Jennifer Aniston

"I do not support gambling in this state." - Craig Benson

"Casino gambling is colorful and dramatic and theatrical." - Steve Wynn

"Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something." - Wilson Mizner

"Workaholism is an addiction, and like all addictions, it blocks creative energy." - Julia Cameron

"Be thoughtful of others and you will not be shy, for they are incompatible addictions." - Robert Breault

"When you look in the mirror and hate what you see, you need addictions to survive." - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly salary." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Be thoughtful of others and you will not be shy, for they are incompatible addictions." - Robert Brault

"Addictions and mental disorders are like a disease, and they need treatment." - Syesha Mercado

"Being inoffensive, and being offended, are now the twin addictions of the culture." - Martin Amis

"One trait of addictive families is that we never recognize our own addictions." - Lorna Luft

"The only business in the world bigger than gambling is religion...but gambling is not nearly so corrupt." - J.R. Miller

"Upgrade your addictions to the status of preferences. Here's the distinction between an addiction and a preference:" - Ken Keyes Jr.

"It's a good addition. There are so many bad addictions. Better be addicted to shoes than something else" - Christian Louboutin

"Addictions do come in handy sometimes: at least you have to get out of bed for them." - Martin Amis

"All addictions have one thing in common - they numb you out to what is happening in the moment." - Barbara De Angelis

"When we scratch the wound and give into our addictions we do not allow the wound to heal." - Pema Chodron

"Because of Jesus Christ, peace can replace guilt. Healthy relationships can be restored. Addictions can be overcome." - M Russell Ballard

"Consider our difficulties avoiding junk food and overspending. Such addictions were carefully planned-for by professional marketing teams." - Robert J Shiller

"Beneath all of these addictions is this disease, this control disease which is the mark of our society." - Keith Miller

"Everyone likes to hear that their eccentricities and their addictions are simply evidence of their sensitive artistic nature." - Russell Smith

"I've always thought legal addictions are a great way to create a business. Starbucks is a wonderful example." - Nolan Bushnell

"This was my first lesson about gambling: if you see somebody winning all the time, he isn't gambling, he's cheating. Later on in life, if I were continuously losing in any gambling situation, I would watch very closely." - Malcolm X

"I'm crazy enough to believe in taking chances in every way, in making choices and gambling with your life. That's the kind of gambling I believe in." - Lauren Bacall

"I have a bad gambling problem. You're not in show business for 12 years and dress like this without a bad gambling problem." - Artie Lange

"Gambling is part of the human condition. I love it. I have the best time gambling. I've been winning fortunes, and I've been losing them." - Jerry Lewis

"There are three roads to ruin; women, gambling and technicians. The most pleasant is with women, the quickest is with gambling, but the surest is with technicians." - Georges Pompidou

"Writings like gambling. Unpredictable and sporadic successes make you more addicted, not less." - M John Harrison

"There are three way of courting ruin - women, gambling, and calling in technicians." - Georges Pompidou

"No wife can endure a gambling husband; unless he is a steady winner." - Thomas R. Dewar

"The greatest advantage in gambling lies in not playing at all." - Gerolamo Cardano

"The point is that it looks like gambling because the language of the game is money." - Al Alvarez

"At gambling, the deadly sin is to mistake bad play for bad luck." - Ian Fleming

"No use gambling if you can't lose your head once in a while." - Larry Merchant

"I like gambling on stuff that you don't know anything about. That's when it's exciting." - Artie Lange

"I spent half my money on gambling, alcohol and wild women. The other half I wasted." - W C Fields

"We are, quite literally, gambling with the future of our planet- for the sake of hamburgers" - Peter Singer

"Gambling is the great leveller. All men are equal- at cards." - Nikolai Gogol

"Without knowledge and a workable plan, you are gambling, with little or no chance of success." - Robert G Allen

"If you don't like trading, gambling and betting, then you don't like living." - William C. Brown

"There is no gambling like politics. Nothing in which the power of circumstance is more evident." - Benjamin Disraeli

"There's no such thing as a sure thing. That's why they call it gambling." - Neil Simon

"In gambling the many must lose in order that the few may win." - George Bernard Shaw

"Gambling operates under the premise that greed can be satisfied by luck." - Rita Mae Brown

"Guessing has never been widely acclaimed as a good gambling strategy." - Jan Garavaglia

"Gambling is the great leveller. All men are equal - at cards." - Nikolai Gogol

"All exchange stimulates productive activity, whether exchange by gift, gambling, barter, or money transaction." - Aaron C. Brown

"Snake eyes is a gambling term, and an animal term, too." - Mitch Hedberg

"[Gambling] is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief." - George Washington

"Gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair." - Proverbs

"Suspense is torture ... but delightful-or there'd be no gambling in the world." - Ada Leverson

"A weekend in Vegas without gambling and drinking is just like being a born-again Christian." - Artie Lange

"I'm not a gambling-man. I have never bet a dollar in all my life." - John Forsythe

"I'm not going to go back to gambling; I mean, it's as simple as that." - Pete Rose

"Gambling is legal and betting is legal, for what I bet." - Michael Jordan

"As a close-up magician, I was using gambling cheating techniques." - Steve Truglia

"Uncertainty doesn't make life worth living, quite, but it does make striving and gambling worth attempting." - Walter Kirn

"Writing's like gambling. Unpredictable and sporadic successes make you more addicted, not less." - M John Harrison

"The only gambling tip which amounts to anything is to keep out of the game." - E W Howe

"We have become dangerously comfortable- believers ooze with wealth and let their addictions to comfort and security numb the radical urgency of the gospel." - Francis Chan

"I am discovering how my consciousness dominating addictions create my illusory version of the changing world of people and situations around me." - Ken Keyes Jr.

"A relationship with God simply cannot grow when money, sins, activities, favorite sports teams, addictions, or commitments are piled up on top of it." - Francis Chan

"You can't wear revealing clothes because of the sex addicts. Instead, you wear big bras, big pants and baggy tops. You're taught to respect others' addictions." - Kerry Katona

"Now you know how I justify my addictions-if I can pay less for it than I would at Wal-Mart, I get to have it." - Karen Marie Moning

"I don't have a wife, I don't have any kids, I don't have any addictions that keep me drooling on the couch, and I'm kind of target oriented." - Henry Rollins

"Over-eating is the addiction choice of carers, and that's why it's come to be regarded as the lowest-ranking of all the addictions." - Caitlin Moran

"I got addicted to the addiction book. I actually started developing all the addictions of the people in the book that I was writing about, without realizing it." - Susan Shapiro

"The thing about online gambling is that it's never away, it's always accessible. And so, if you have an issue with gambling, it's designed to take advantage of that." - Ben Affleck

"There is no moral difference between gambling at cards or in lotteries or on the race track and gambling in the stock market. One method is just pernicious to the body politic as the other kind." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Shockingly, a University of Pennsylvania study says the number of young people addicted to gambling - largely due to increased exposure to the Internet and Internet gambling - grew by an alarming 20 percent between 2004 and 2005 alone." - Spencer Bachus

"Addiction is the number one disease of civilization, and it's directly and indirectly related to all other diseases. Besides physical addictions to nicotine, alcohol, and other substances, there are psychological addictions, such as the addiction to work, sex, television, melodrama, and perfection." - Deepak Chopra

"There are chemical and other explanations for addictions, but speaking from my own observations (and I am a shamanic type), there is always some sort of disembodied spirit causing some of the addiction, riding your energy field, trying to impose their needs and addictions onto you." - Robert Moss

"Everyone except gamblers knows that gambling never pays. ... Losing, like winning, only increased his determination to play." - Firoozeh Dumas

"Just as outlawing alcohol did not work in the 1920s, current attempts to prohibit online gambling will not work, either." - John Conyers

"Yeah man, they call gambling a disease, but it's the only disease where you can win a bunch of money." - Norm Macdonald

"The world is more than a game of cards. History is more than a record of gambling operations." - Arthur Twining Hadley

"The only monster here is the gambling monster that has enslaved your mother, and I call him Gamblor!" - Homer

" his gambling, he had one besetting weakness - faith in a system; and this made his damnation certain." - Jack London

"Trading is more or less like betting or gambling, but only without the pleasure show of the game." - William C. Brown

"Nevada has a very dynamic economy, with gambling being the number-one industry, followed closely by blood donorship." - Dave Barry

"You cannot get anything out of nature or from God by gambling; only out of your neighbor." - John Ruskin

"Stock-picking is like gambling: those who win well, seldom bet, but when they do, they bet heavily." - Charlie Munger

"We are already too dependent on gambling revenue. If we continue, we will soon be owned by them." - Donald L Carcieri

"Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways, women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one." - Pope John Xxiii

"Cinema is gambling. It is better to gamble on a unique film even if it seems like suicide." - Thomas Langmann

"Part of it went on gambling, and part of it went on women. The rest I spent foolishly." - George Raft

"The President must stop gambling with taxpayers' money and get the country back on the path of fiscal sanity." - Tom Harkin

"'Prop trading' is just a fancy term for banks gambling in the market for their own profit." - Matt Taibbi

"I love blackjack. But I'm not addicted to gambling. I'm addicted to sitting in a semi circle." - Mitch Hedberg

"Putting a stop to internet gambling is a necessary reform that targets flagrant violations of state and federal laws." - John Shadegg

"The attraction in this city is money, from gambling. What you are if you work here is a shill." - Joe Williams

"Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without giving an equivalent for it." - Henry Ward Beecher

"I like to play blackjack. I'm not addicted to gambling. I'm addicted to sitting in a semi-circle." - Mitch Hedberg

"Nearly everything that was fun, of course, was also a little dangerous: riding roller coasters, skydiving, gambling, sex." - Dean Koontz

"We see things not as they are, but as we are. Your addictions distort how you process the enormous flow of information that is constantly flooding in through all of your sensory inputs." - Ken Keyes Jr.

"It is in this space of mastery over paradigms that people throw off addictions, live in constant joy, bring down empires, get locked up or burned at the stake or crucified or shot, and have impacts that last for millennia." - Donella Meadows

"I am freeing myself from security, sensation and power addictions that make me try to forcefully control situations in my life and thus destroy my serenity and keeps me from loving myself and others." - Ken Keyes Jr.

"I accept myself completely here and now and consciously experience everything I feel, think, say and do (including my emotion backed addictions) as a necessary part of my growth into higher consciousness." - Ken Keyes Jr.

"I welcome the opportunity (even if painful) that my minute to minute experience offers me to become aware of the addictions I must reprogram to be liberated from my robot-like emotional patterns." - Ken Keyes Jr.

"A Rescuer isn't always a person. Addictions to alcohol or drugs, sexual addiction, workaholism-all the ways we numb out-can rescue the Victim from feeling his or her own feelings." - David Emerald Womeldorff

"We'd started out as a garage band and it became like a huge band, which was fine. But everything was so magnified, drug addictions, personalities, it just became too much." - Izzy Stradlin

"Start announcing freedom from anything that's holding you back. Freedom from addictions, freedom from loneliness, freedom from lack, freedom from struggle. You are prophesying your future. Your words are setting the direction for your life." - Joel Osteen

"When I was in college, for the games of that era, I was as hard core as anyone was. I wouldn't say I outgrew it, but you always have to have a finite number of addictions." - Bill Gates

"It's just after I walked away from my addictions and the things that I struggled with, that's when I chose Jesus Christ and now he helps me and guides me through the rest of my life." - Sam Childers

"Complications take many forms, including an imbalanced lifestyle, toxic relationships, hidden emotional debts, resistance, indecision, addictions, and negative conditioned beliefs. When our life is overly complicated, we're weighed down by superfluous things at every level." - Deepak Chopra

"Bankruptcies and addictions increase in areas with casinos" - John Warren Kindt

"For me, addiction never really included telling myself that everything was okay. By the time I was deep in my addictions, I knew things were pretty bad and I had no control over them." - Rob Roberge

"Every habit he's ever had is still there in his body, lying dormant like flowers in the desert. Given the right conditions, all his old addictions would burst into full and luxuriant bloom." - Margaret Atwood

"I wanted to write about the moment when your addictions no longer hide the truth from you. When your whole life breaks down. That's the moment when you have to somehow choose what your life is going to be about." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Coffee and smoking are the last great addictions." - Lara Flynn Boyle

"But I want to motivate. I wanna motivate every person to leave here to be a better father, a better husband, to break addictions to come up higher in their walk with the Lord." - Joel Osteen

"Human decision-making is complex. On our own, our tendency to yield to short-term temptations, and even to addictions, may be too strong for our rational, long-term planning." - Peter Singer

"Soft addictions are an alluring, seductive aspect of our culture - they are easy to attain and socially acceptable, they are even encouraged in many cases. Yet they are lethal to the spirit." - Judith Wright

"It's about avoiding reality through various escape routes that become addictions and lead to Hell. My character is addicted to television, chocolate, coffee, to her dream of her son, which has no basis in reality." - Ellen Burstyn

"If I had been busted for drugs instead of gambling, I'd still be managing the Reds and baseball would be paying for my rehab." - Pete Rose

"It was a place of sin, loose women, whiskey and gambling. It was no place for a good Presbyterian, and I did not long remain one." - Mark Twain

"The world over, give a guy money and it goes to drinking, gambling, and women. When you give a woman money, it goes to feeding, clothing, helping people." - Peter Buffett

"I think that gambling is a synthetic experience and that if you have any balls you gamble with your life. I have. So can everybody else." - William Monahan

"If I were a gambling man I would put all my money on there not being anything other than this universe." - Steve Albini

"Gambling in the mark has been the great indoor sport of the capitalists for months, and consequently food has increased by 25 to 100 per cent." - Agnes Smedley



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