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On gambling


   Gambling is an express train to ruin. 



   Gambling is play in name, but crime in reality. 



   He who gambles picks his own pocket. 



   The man who takes a wager when he has won it is simply thieving 
   by consent of the loser -- he has no right to anything of his 
   neighbor's without giving value for it -- a present only 
   excepted. 
   
                                              W. H. Howe




   Gambling is but one remove from theft, and both are the 
   offspring of covetousness. 
   
                                            W. H. Howe




   The best throw of the dice is to throw them away. 




   Gambling is the child of avarice, but the parent of 
   prodigality. 

                                          Colton




   By gambling we lose both our time and treaure, two things most 
   precious to the life of man. 

                                                 Feltham 




   Gambling with cards, or dice, or stocks, is all one thing;  it 
   is getting money without giving an equivalent for it. 

                                           H. W. Beecher





   Curst is the wrench enslaved to such a vice, who ventures life 
   and soul upon the dice. 

                                                   Horace




   Keep flax from fire, and youth from gaming. 

                                  Franklin





   Gaming is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and 
   the father of mischief. 
   
                                             Washington




   Games of chance are traps to catch school-boy novices and 
   gaping country squires, who begin with a guinea and end with a 
   mortgage. 
   
                                             Cumberland




   Bets, at the first, were fool-traps, where the wise, like 
   spiders, lay in ambush for the flies. 
   
                                              Dryden




   Sports and gaming, whether pursued from a desire of gain or the 
   love of pleasure, are as ruinous to the temper and disposition 
   of the one addicted to them, as they are to his fame and 
   fortune. 
                                                  Burton




   Gaming finds a man a cully, and leaves him a knave. 

                                       Cumberland





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