Quotation Explorer - 'Cards'

Every year I collect a select amount of material possessions (baseball cards, coins, famous paraphernalia) to pass on to my children. In two or more generations they should have a small fortune of 'ancient' famous items. - Akutra-Ramses Atenosis Cea
Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her; but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cars in order to win the game. - Voltaire
One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards. - Oscar Wilde
Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism; the way you play it is free will. - Jawaharlal Nehru
In a deck of playing cards, the reds are as important as the blacks. - Yohann Dafeu
Some need diamonds some need loveSome need cards some need luckSome need dollar bills lining their clothesall I need is, all I need is two white horses in a line - Beck
Even the best bluffers must eventually lay their cards on the table. - Marty Rubin
True luck consists not in holding the best of the cards at the table; luckiest is he who knows just when to rise and go home. - John Hay
Each player must accept the cards life deals him. But once they are in hand, he alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game. - Voltaire
We are creatures built on a house of cards of language. - Stefan Molyneux
Psychics, astrology, tarot cards - all these mystical non-sense are signs of a weak mind. Whenever such garbage starts grabbing hold of you, seek the help of a physician or therapist. - Abhijit Naskar
Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Mom's. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own. - Nelson Algren
When you’re planning the perfect Christmas the gifts, the lights, the decorations, the paries, the cards, don’t forget the most important item on the list—Christ. - Toni Sorenson
Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died. - Steven Wright
You can worship God twenty four hours a day but your destiny depends on the cards he lets you play - Stanley Victor Paskavich
We play the hands of cards life gives us. And the worst hands can make us the best players. - Doc Searls
Everyone has the right to play their cards their own way. - Marty Rubin
A tragedy is a tragedy, and at the bottom, all tragedies are stupid. Give me a choice and I'll take A Midsummer Night's Dream over Hamlet every time. Any fool with steady hands and a working set of lungs can build up a house of cards and then blow it down, but it takes a genius to make people laugh. - Stephen King
He turned his gaze upon her, and their eyes not only met, the pupils shook hands, exchanged business cards, and sat down for tea together. - John Moore
Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well. - Josh Billings
On Valentine's Day, millions of men give millions of women flowers, cards and candy as a heartfelt expression of the emotion that also motivates men to observe anniversaries and birthdays: fear. - Dave Barry
Our liberty will not be secured at the sword's point... We must secure it by making ourselves worthy of it. And when the people reaches that height, God will provide a weapon, the idols will be shattered, tyranny will crumble like a house of cards, and liberty will shine out like the first dawn. - José Rizal
So when my cards are side of... I'm losing I need to suicide?? - Deyth Banger
Apollinaire said a poet should be 'of his time.' I say objects of the Digital Age belong in newspapers, not literature. When I read a novel, I don’t want credit cards; I want cash in ducats and gold doubloons. - Roman Payne
When I say I believe in a square deal i do not mean ... to give every man the best hand. If the cards do not come to any man, or if they do come, and he has not got the power to play them, that is his affair. All I mean is that there shall be no crookedness in the dealing. - Theodore Roosevelt
Lifes like a game of cards, sometimes you get delt a shit hand, Work with what you got, and never show your weaknesses. Keep a poker face no matter what. - Logan Zane Hessefort
You’ll never have control over other people's decisions, or what cards life deals you. Your power lies in the choosing of your response. That is the one thing you can control. - John Mark Green
I stayed up all night playing poker with tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died. - Steven Wright
You know that when a group of utility workers are withholding their customer service identification cards, they are likely engaging in some form of illegal activity at your home. - Steven Magee
Most people don't grow up. Most people age. They find parking spaces, honor their credit cards, get married, have children, and call that maturity. What that is, is aging. - Maya Angelou
Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Being happy is harder than being discontent. For happiness we have to roll up our sleeves and knock down houses of cards. Because of this exertion, many prefer to abide by ‘fake’ happiness.( " Happiness blowing in the wind. " ) - Erik Pevernagie
Life may not have dealt you a great set of cards... but who says the one with better cards will win? - Manoj Vaz
If there was one thing that made Captain Lord Jack Blackthorn smile more than holding a pretty woman in his arms, it was a winning hand at cards. To his dismay at the moment he had neither. - Jina Bacarr
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