Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester.
— Francis Quarles

Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will.
Jawaharlal Nehru dealt quote

Free will and determinism are like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism. The way you play your hand is free will.
— Norman Cousins

Severities should be dealt out all at once, so that their suddenness may give less offense; benefits ought to be handed ought drop by drop, so that they may be relished the more.
— Niccolo Machiavelli

A conscientious man would be cautious how he dealt in blood.
— dealt quotation by Edmund Burke