"I used to sports gamble a lot and I was getting killed on that but then I found poker and really enjoyed it. But it was a hobby more than anything else. I played it every day but only on pretty small stakes."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Chris Moneymaker on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Chris Moneymaker on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Chris Moneymaker on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Chris Moneymaker on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Chris Moneymaker on Henry David Thoreau
"But I want people to understand that poker's not all glamorous, it's not all being on TV and making tons of money. It's a hard life. It's a lot of travel. It's a lot of weird hours."