Quotations on Cards

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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
(Keywords: Mom, Cards, Man, Play, Sleep, Woman)

I decided that I would be one of the biggest new names; and I actually had some little fancy business cards printed up to announce it, 'Count Basie. Beware, the Count is Here.'
- Count Basie
(Keywords: Business, Cards, Fancy, Names)

Oftentimes, small business owners are unable to obtain reasonably priced financing and instead turn to higher priced forms of capital, such as credit cards.
- Melissa Bean
(Keywords: Business, Cards, Credit)

Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without giving an equivalent for it.
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Keywords: Money, Cards, Gambling, Giving)

Like an apparently strict musical form it breaks the five minute whole into its structural parts - a descriptive preamble, the action of taking the cards, the development of the cards' manipulation and the revelation of what has been achieved.
- Gavin Bryars
(Keywords: Development, Action, Cards, Manipulation)

We don't have titles on our business cards. No one really gets any special treatment. No one gets a corner office to put pictures of their family and their dog in.
- Jay Chiat
(Keywords: Business, Family, Cards, Office, Titles, Treatment)

Every year the Federal Government wastes billions of dollars as a result of overpayments of government agencies, misuse of government credit cards, abuse of the Federal entitlement programs, and the mismanagement of the Federal bureaucracy.
- Chris Chocola
(Keywords: Government, Abuse, Bureaucracy, Cards, Credit, Result)

The way the credit cards were made in the '80s to be a people's form of capitalism and be able to make it so that you could get a loan that you would have been denied previous, now that's the way stocks are.
- Jim Cramer
(Keywords: People, Capitalism, Cards, Credit, Now)

A lot of life is dealing with your curse, dealing with the cards you were given that aren't so nice. Does it make you into a monster, or can you temper it in some way, or accept it and go in some other direction?
- Wes Craven
(Keywords: Life, Cards, Direction, Temper)

The bizarre world of cards is a world of pure power politics where rewards and punishments are meted out immediately.
- Ely Culbertson
(Keywords: Politics, Power, Bizarre, Cards, World)

There are no friends at cards or world politics.
- Finley Peter Dunne
(Keywords: Politics, Cards, Friends, World)

A great social success is a pretty girl who plays her cards as carefully as if she were plain.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Keywords: Success, Cards, Pretty)

She and my uncle were very sociable and would have a lot of people over at night to play cards or whatever. The high spot of those evenings was when we kids got dressed up to do a skit or something to amuse the guests. I loved it.
- Louise Fletcher
(Keywords: People, Cards, Guests, Kids, Night, Play)

Consular offices make no attempt to determine whether the person obtaining the card is legally in the United States. In fact, the only people who need these cards are illegal immigrants, criminals and terrorists. Consular cards also are easily forged.
- Elton Gallegly
(Keywords: People, Cards, Fact, states, United)

I know a baseball star who wouldn't report the theft of his wife's credit cards because the thief spends less than she does.
- Joe Garagiola
(Keywords: Wife, Baseball, Cards, Credit, Theft)

Several times we were stranded in strange places without any money and with our credit cards cancelled - trapped in a hotel that we couldn't check out of because we had no money to check out.
- Renny Harlin
(Keywords: Money, Cards, Credit)

A manager has his cards dealt to him and he must play them.
- Miller Huggins
(Keywords: Manager, Cards, Play)

They're pushing credit cards. They don't take Visa, but they do take American Express, or they don't take this one, but they take that one, or you'd better bring this one, or if you forget who you are, look on your credit card; it will be there.
- Bill Janklow
(Keywords: American, Cards, Credit, Forget, Will)

Mostly this problem is contained in the fact that the US makes it so difficult for Canadians to get green cards (you heard it here), but if an American orchestra really wants a player, they have their ways.
- Lara St. John
(Keywords: American, Cards, Fact)

I know people think we drive around in these nice cars and we do whatever we want and our parents will pay our credit cards, but that's not the case. Sure, my parents were generous; I got a nice car at 16, but at 18 I was cut off. I've worked really hard. I opened the store myself.
- Kim Kardashian
(Keywords: Car, People, Cards, Credit, Parents, Want, Will)

If I play my cards right, I could bring network wrestling back to TV. Unfortunately, to most people, wrestling is a laughingstock. But fortunately, I'm reaching people who otherwise wouldn't watch it.
- Andy Kaufman
(Keywords: People, Cards, Network, Play, Right, Wrestling)

You take the cards you're dealt. I'm now ferociously healthy in body and mind. You couldn't pay me to go near a psychiatrist again. Stopping seeing them was my first step to getting well.
- Margot Kidder
(Keywords: Body, Cards, First, Mind, Now)

Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.
- Charles Lamb
(Keywords: War, Cards, Disguise)

Once I'm at the arena with the guys in the dressing room, and in the bus, and on the plane, I'm a player. And I sit in the back with the players and I play cards and try to take their money.
- Mario Lemieux
(Keywords: Money, Cards, Play)

We must carefully consider card security solutions, such as adding photographs or machine-readable electronic strips, so to prevent further breaches of individual privacy that could result from changes to the design of Social Security Cards.
- Ron Lewis
(Keywords: Design, Cards, Machine, Privacy, Result, Security)

Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.
- Jack London
(Keywords: Life, Cards, Poor)

That D.C. grand jury investigation of Abramoff can't go on forever. Eventually the lawyers at the Public Integrity Section will go to their bosses with some decisions about just who they want to indict. That's when Al Gonzales will have to show his cards.
- Joshua Micah Marshall
(Keywords: Bosses, Cards, Decisions, Integrity, Investigation, Jury, Lawyers, Public, Want, Will)

You can always make a film somehow. You can beg, borrow, steal the equipment, use credit cards, use your friends' goodwill, wheedle your way into this or that situation. The real problem is, how do you get people to see it once it is made?
- Walter Murch
(Keywords: People, Cards, Credit, Film, Friends, Goodwill)

Life is like a game of cards. The hand you are dealt is determinism; the way you play it is free will.
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Keywords: Life, Cards, Determinism, Free will, Play)

Average Americans are going to win this, not me. And not just your organization, not just the providers of health care, but the American people are going to cause this to happen. But they have to keep sending those cards and letters.
- Charlie Norwood
(Keywords: Health, People, American, Americans, Cards, Care, Cause, Letters)

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.
- Conan O'Brien
(Keywords: Baseball, Canada, Cards, President, Today, Trade)

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards.
- Robert Orben
(Keywords: Life, Mother, Father, Cards, Credit)

Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester.
- Francis Quarles
(Keywords: Wisdom, Cards, Fortune)

The only difference between me and others is that they think they can change something with cute little poems, nice cards or embracing trees and being nice to little lapdogs.
- Henry Rollins
(Keywords: Change, Being, Cards, Cute, Difference, Poems, Trees)

Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Keywords: Life, Cards, Poor)

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 cards in order to win the game.
- Voltaire
(Keywords: Life, Cards, Deals, Order, Play)

You talked about national identity cards and the terrorism bill. We have made a government that has grown used to viewing us as subjects, has grown used to seeing its role as commanding us.
- Malcolm Wallop
(Keywords: Government, Cards, Identity, Terrorism)

In politics, strangely enough, the best way to play your cards is to lay them face upwards on the table.
- H. G. Wells
(Keywords: Politics, Cards, Play)

One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.
- Oscar Wilde
(Keywords: Winning, Cards, Play)

I'm probably one of the worst people with numbers you've ever met. My brothers always kid that they think I'm counting cards in Vegas, but I'm just trying to add things up.
- Luke Wilson
(Keywords: People, Brothers, Cards, Numbers, Trying)

There is no way, believe me, despite my name being Winfield, and loving the game dearly. It wasn't in the cards. I didn't know what it was going to take to get here.
- Dave Winfield
(Keywords: Being, Cards, Name)

Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died.
- Steven Wright
(Keywords: People, Cards, Night, Poker)

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