Bridge Quips

Shirley Jackson

“The real test of a bridge player isn’t in keeping out of trouble, but in escaping once he’s in it.” —Alfred Sheinwold

“Bridge is essentially a social game but, unfortunately, it attracts a large number of anti-social people!” —Unknown

“One advantage of bad bidding is that you get practice at playing atrocious contracts.” —Alfred Sheinwold

“I’d like a review of the bidding with all of the original inflections.” —George Kaufman