Number one house rule of pool: don't lose in your own house.
When every piece of furniture and your underwear are taken by the bank, when you lose your house in Florida, in New York, in Amsterdam and L.A., when your wife is dying and your son abandons you, you don't feel very good.
The house of delusions is cheap to build but drafty to live in.
A. E. Housman
You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.
Your mind is nirvana.