Stanislaw Ulam Quote

There may be such a thing as habitual luck. People who are said to be lucky at cards probably have certain hidden talents for those games in which skill plays a role. It is like hidden parameters in physics, this ability that does not surface and that I like to call "habitual luck".


Chapter 6, Transition And Crisis, p. 119 - Adventures of a Mathematician - Third Edition (1991)

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There may be such a thing as habitual luck. People who are said to be lucky at cards probably have certain hidden talents for those games in which...

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There may be such a thing as habitual luck. People who are said to be lucky at cards probably have certain hidden talents for those games in which...

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There may be such a thing as habitual luck. People who are said to be lucky at cards probably have certain hidden talents for those games in which...

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There may be such a thing as habitual luck. People who are said to be lucky at cards probably have certain hidden talents for those games in which...