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What loss feels he that wots not what he loses? ...
by William Broome

What loss feels he that wots not what he loses?
- William Broome

Success consists of going from failure to failure
without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill PHOTO
(also quoted as: "Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus PHOTO

If anyone is unhappy, remember that
his unhappiness is his own fault...
Nothing else is the cause of anxiety or loss of tranquility
except our own opinion.
- Epictetus

 

Death is not the greatest loss in life.
The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
- Norman Cousins

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Grief is a normal and natural response to loss.
It is originally an unlearned feeling process.
Keeping grief inside increases your pain.
- Anne Grant

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When we come into the present,
we begin to feel the life around us again,
but we also encounter whatever we have been avoiding.
We must have the courage to face whatever is present -
our pain, our desires, our grief,
our loss, our secret hopes our love -
everything that moves us most deeply.
- Jack Kornfield

Every time you don't follow your inner guidance,
you feel a loss of energy, a loss of power,
a sense of spiritual deadness.
- Shakti Gawain

If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation,
introduce the subject of eating.
- Leigh Hunt

Everyone has an opinion on many subjects
and is ready to share those opinions -
labeling them as "truth."
Sometimes it is relatively easy
to filter out these opinions.
Upon hearing an ad for the latest
weight-loss powder on late-night TV,
our skepticism leaps to our defense.
However, if we have heard the same opinion for years
from our parents, friends,
government officials, or religious leaders,
we are more likely to believe without questioning
than to raise our filter of skepticism
and ask the hard questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I cannot know the pain you feel.
I cannot share your memories or your loss.
My words of sympathy are beneath measure, yet
know that my heart reaches out with love to your heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill

What most persons consider as virtue,
after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
- Voltaire

Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiam.
- Winston Churchill

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

The ugliest word in the world is revenge.
It spells hate; it spells fear; it spells greed.
For my loss, I must kill; I must steal - must avenge.
It's your fault; you must pay; you must bleed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As our federal government has grown too large and too powerful,
the real loss has been the freedom of people to govern
their own lives and participate fully in the American dream.
- Steve Forbes

In life every effort is marked down at the end as a win or a loss.
- Edward Bennett Williams

I cite these events because I think they underline
two very disturbing phenomena -
the loss of U.S.
international credibility, the growing U.S.
international isolation.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

The loss of life will be irreplaceable.
- Dan Quayle

It is the style of idealism to console itself for the
loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new.
- Karl Kraus

If I win seven tournaments in a row,
I get so confident I'm in a cloud.
A loss gets me eager again.
- Chris Evert

We Greeks are lovers of the beautiful,
yet simple in our tastes, and we cultivate the mind
without loss of manliness.
- Thucydides

I think we are all slightly down in the dumps after another loss.
We may be in the wrong sign...
Venus may be in the wrong juxtaposition with somewhere else.
- Ted Dexter

And all this effort, all this loss of comradeship,
all this prostitution of idealism and manhood,
to assist the capitalists of this country to defeat the proletariat!
- Harry Pollitt

The slaves of socialism are slaves, but they are no
one's property and therefore no one's loss.
- George Reisman

I was going to buy a book on hair loss,
but the pages kept falling out.
- Jay London

I think we brothers realised his loss more and more as we grew older.
We actually grew closer after his death.
- Raj Kapoor

As often happens during a war, some parts of the country prospered,
notwithstanding the constant loss.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

To win you have to risk loss.
- Jean-Claude Killy

Mary Joe Fernandez rarely has a bad loss.
She never tries for stupid shots.
- Tracy Austin

A $1.7 billion average increase in electricity costs
is estimated to result in a $1.3 billion decrease in
personal income and a loss of 13,000 more jobs in the region.
- Greg Walden

Like every other girl in the world, my most embarrassing
moment had to do with a guy completely turning me down.
His loss!
- Kelly Clarkson

Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor.
- Eric Hoffer

When I spoke, I was listened to; and I was at a loss
to know how I had so easily acquired the art of commanding attention,
and giving the tone to the conversation.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

I would never have become music director of the Chicago Symphony,
which would have been an extremely sad loss.
- Georg Solti

I think loss can fuel how you lead your whole life.
- Martin Short

When you're the spokeswoman for a weight-loss program,
everything is witnessed.
I weigh in once a week with a witness.
I have to sign an affidavit saying I cannot have any surgeries.
- Kirstie Alley

Loss means losing what was We want to change but we don't want to lose.
Without time for loss, we don't have time for soul.
- James Hillman

Every nation whose affairs betray a want of wisdom
and stability may calculate on every loss which can
be sustained from the more systematic policy of its wiser neighbors.
- James Madison

The loss of wealth is loss of dirt, as sages in all times assert;
The happy man's without a shirt.
- John Heywood

Unless things change radically, President Bush will
be the first President since Herbert Hoover to have
presided over a net loss of jobs during his administration.
- Tim Johnson

Loss of hope rather than loss of life is what decides the issues of war.
But helplessness induces hopelessness.
- B. H. Liddell Hart

Women who have had no lovers, or having had one,
two or three, have not found a husband,
have perhaps rather had a miss than a loss,
as men go.
- Samuel Richardson

Two aged men, that had been foes for life,
Met by a grave, and wept - and in those tears They
washed away the memory of their strife;
Then wept again the loss of all those years.
- Jean Paul

The loss just made me hungry; it made me want to go
out and win another title.
- Thomas Hearns

I will not be responsible for the loss of the Democratic
majority in the United States Senate.
- Robert Torricelli

When I was in the seventh grade I did a report about
the environment and the loss of species.
It was supposed to be only a few pages,
but ended up being nearly 50.
- Woody Harrelson

I feel more influenced in my own work by dreams than
I do by other writers' works in a way.
Or by popular culture, movies - what else is there
to write about than love and loss?
- Alice Hoffman

One should never be sexually involved with anyone one genuinely cares for.
A sexual relationship guarantees a loss.
- Mary Gordon

Teenagers too often have to deal with loss and death.
You had to cope with the untimely death of your brother;
how can young people deal with such tragedies?
- Andrew Shue

The increased presence of Muslims in Italy and in Europe
is directly proportional to our loss of freedom.
- Oriana Fallaci

I think this lack of a center has something to do with
the loss of certainties that Christianity had to offer.
- Bridget Riley

Sorrows cannot all be explained away in a life truly lived,
grief and loss accumulate like possessions.
- Stefan Kanfer

You may lose by it now and then, but it will be a loss well gained if you do.
- Edward V. Lucas

The loss of national identity is the greatest defeat a nation can know,
and it is inevitable under the contemporary form of colonization.
- Slobodan Milosevic

As soon as questions of will or decision or reason
or choice of action arise,
human science is at a loss.
- Noam Chomsky

I usually point out that most loss of life and property
has been due to the collapse of antiquated and unsafe structures,
mostly of brick and other masonry.
- Charles Francis Richter

Riches do not delight us so much with their possession,
as torment us with their loss.
- Dick Gregory

There is no "slippery slope" toward loss of liberties,
only a long staircase where each step downward must
first be tolerated by the American people and their leaders.
- Alan K. Simpson

The thing about hearing loss is that no one can see it.
Most people are so impatient; they just assume that
the person with hearing loss is being rude,
or slow-witted.
- Marion Ross

We continued to move forward without loss of time,
hoping to be able to reach the wood described by the
Indians before all our horses should become exhausted.
- William Henry Ashley

The loss of liberty which must attend being a wife
was of all things the most horrible to my imagination.
- Sarah Fielding

My fellow Minnesotans join me in mourning the loss
of America's 40th President and celebrating the life
of a man who personified both the greatness and goodness of America.
- Jim Ramstad

There's a bit of magic in everything,
and some loss to even things out.
- Lou Reed

A large psychic void is left by a loss of faith.
So many Catholics have tried so many things to replace it.
- Phil Donahue

The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the
provisions against danger,
real or imagined, from abroad.
- James Madison

Rule number one is, make sure that you face the person
with hearing loss when you are speaking to them.
- Marion Ross

It is a proof of our natural bias to evil,
that gain is slower and harder than loss in all things good;
but in all things bad getting is quicker and easier than getting rid of.
- Augustus Hare


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