1989 World Series of Poker Main Event

Famous quotes containing the words poker, main, series, world and/or event:

    The poker player learns that sometimes both science and common sense are wrong; that the bumblebee can fly; that, perhaps, one should never trust an expert; that there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of by those with an academic bent.
    David Mamet (b. 1947)

    Literature does not exist in a vacuum. Writers as such have a definite social function exactly proportional to their ability as writers. This is their main use.
    Ezra Pound (1885–1972)

    The theory of truth is a series of truisms.
    —J.L. (John Langshaw)

    And last of all, high over thought, in the world of morals, Fate appears as vindicator, levelling the high, lifting the low, requiring justice in man, and always striking soon or late when justice is not done. What is useful will last, what is hurtful will sink.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    There is no event greater in life than the appearance of new persons about our hearth, except it be the progress of the character which draws them.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)