"...They did what all wise rulers must: cope not only with present troubles but also with ones likely to arise in future, and assiduously forestall them. When trouble is sensed well in advance it can easily be remedied; if you wait for it to show itself any medicine will be too late because the disease will have become incurable. As the doctors say of a wasting disease; after a time, unless it has[...] Read more » The Prince
Joined: May '13
Age: 26 (M)
Yeah some nice quotes there my favorite quote is to live to fight another day rather than die , more of an approach to poker, that is why i have those stop loss now and stop as soon as it is reach and live to fight another day and hope that tomorrow is better. Cheers so good luck mate at the tables you will need it as there are some lucky fishes out ether that you just cannot seem to be able to squash and they keep coming back to take your money lol . Cheers have a nice day man!
Joined: May '12
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 32 (M)
Heskor - While, "Live to fight another day" is a good quote, and often an important one in poker... the quote here is the exact opposite of that.
Basically, the point is - if war is inevitable at some point - strike early. Waiting will only give your opponents the advantage.
In poker, war IS always inevitable - sure, there's always a chance someone else will take care of your rivals for you, but if you have the opportunity to do so yourself, then you should take that chance. Strike from a position of power, rather than from weakness or desperation. Strike on your terms, not on theirs.
This lesson is important when approaching the money positions in a MTT - if you have the hand, don't fear the bubble - make other people fear YOU instead.