Quotes of Card

“ I am sorry I have not learnt to play at cards. It is very useful in life: it generates kindness, and consolidates society. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Patience and shuffle the cards. ”

- Miguel de Cervantes

“ Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots! ”

- Arthur Schopenhauer

“ Cards were at first for benefits designed: sent to amuse, not to enslave the mind. ”

- David Garrick

“ Cards are war, in disguise of a sport. ”

- Charles Lamb

“ Just because Fate doesn't deal the right cards doesn't mean you should give up… it just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential. ”

- Les Brown

“ A deck of cards is built like the purest of hierarchies, with every card a master to those below it, a lackey to those above it. ”

- Ely Culbertson

“ What I wanted to get at is the value difference between pornographic playing-cards when you're a kid, and pornographic playing-cards when you're older. It's that when you're a kid you use the cards as a substitute for a real experience, and when you're older you use real experience as a substitute for the fantasy. ”

- Edward Albee

“ The measure of our future success and happiness will not be the quality of the cards we are dealt by unseen hands, but the poise and wisdom with which we play them. Choose to play each hand to the best of your ability without wasting the time or energy it takes to complain about either the cards or the dealer or the often unfair rules of the game… ”

- Joe Klock

“ I won twenty-eight games in thirty-five and I couldn't believe my eyes when the Cards sent me a contract with a cut in salary. Mr Rickey said I deserved a cut because I didn't win thirty games. ”

- Dizzy Dean

“ In these negotiations we are not a helpless object, although great world powers are involved. We play an active role and try to influence our destiny; we have our own trump cards and we use them. ”

- Alija Izetbegović

“ I was part of the draft resistance movement in LA where we did demonstrations at the draft centre and burned our cards and made a lot of trouble on campus. ”

- Cheech Marin

“ There is not a physicist in the world who can perceive when a parlor magician palms off playing-cards. ”

- Charles Fort

“ Alekhine is a poet who creates a work of art out of something that would hardly inspire another man to send home a picture post card. ”

- Max Euwe

“ Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards. ”

- Robert Orben

“ The bizarre world of cards is a world of pure power politics where rewards and punishments are meted out immediately. ”

- Ely Culbertson

“ An erection at will is the moral equivalent of a valid credit card. ”

- Alexander Comfort

“ I always tell people that I became a writer not because I went to school but because my mother took me to the library. I wanted to become a writer so I could see my name in the card catalog. ”

- Sandra Cisneros

“ This is my ultimate fantasy: watching QVC with a credit card while making love and eating at the same time. ”

- Yasmine Bleeth

“ I like a man who can be a real friend, has a good sense of humor, a good pair of shoes and a healthy gold card. ”

- Victoria Adams

“ A friend of mine once sent me a post card with a picture of the entire planet Earth taken from space. On the back it said, Wish you were here. ”

- Steven Wright

“ There just seems to be more acceptance now of... other kinds of British films, than the picture-postcard ones. ”

- Tim Roth

“ There is still nothing on the proverbial scoreboard. ”

- John Motson

“ The pictures placed for ornament and use, The twelve good rules, the royal game of goose. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ He's a sure card. ”

- John Dryden

“ I got a postcard from my gynecologist. It said, "Did you know it's time for your annual check-up?" No, but now my mailman does. ”

- Cathy Ladman

“ With spots quadrangular of diamond form, Ensanguined hearts, clubs typical of strife, And spades, the emblems of untimely graves. ”

- William Cowper

“ President Bush left for Canada today to attend a trade summit. Reportedly, the trade summit got off to an awkward start when the president pulled out his baseball cards. ”

- Conor Cruise O’Brien

“ Patience, and shuffle the cards. ”

- Cervantes

“ Men are like a deck of cards. You'll find the occasional king, but most are jacks. ”

- Laura Swenson
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