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Loss Quotes

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

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Expectation Disappointment Envy Greed

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."

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

However light-hearted you try to be about it,
the loss of youth, and everything that goes with it,
is quite a trauma.
- Julian Clary

Giving yourself permission to lose guarantees a loss.
- Pat Riley

Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as
in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement.
I will not try it.
Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.
- Jules Renard

'Tis not where we lie, but whence we fell;
the loss of heaven's the greatest pain in hell.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

If we don't get this economy going, the numbers that
represent this stimulus package are going to be small
compared to the loss of revenue to the federal government for our economy.
- Judd Gregg

I would certainly say that films like Time Code and
the Loss of Sexual Innocence were far more rewarding
to me in terms of being able to move forward as a filmmaker.
- Mike Figgis

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

The mark of a true politician is that he is never at
a loss for words because he is always half-expecting
to be asked to make a speech.
- Richard M. Nixon

The loss of a friend is like that of a limb;
time may heal the anguish of the wound,
but the loss cannot be repaired.
- Robert Southey

Though large herds of deer do much harm to the neighbourhood,
yet the injury to the morals of the people is of more
moment than the loss of their crops.
- Gilbert White

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

When a role for a young guy is being offered to me,
I think of River Phoenix.
It feels like a loss.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

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

Anyone who has experienced a certain amount of loss
in their life has empathy for those who have experienced loss.
- Anderson Cooper

I was devastated by the loss of my job in March,
although I can understand why it occurred.
- Steven Hatfill

Laughter, and the broader category of humor,
are key elements in helping us go on with our life after a loss.
- Allen Klein

If you talk to any of my Democratic colleagues who lost that year,
they would tell that gun control was one of the major
contributory factors in the loss of their seats.
- John Dingell

After the break up of the municipality and the loss
of his income my father lost health and spirits.
- Catherine Helen Spence

Just as the body goes into shock after a physical trauma,
so does the human psyche go into shock after the impact of a major loss.
- Anne Grant

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

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

This airline is grateful for his extensive contributions
and we will miss his friendship and support.
We extend our deepest sympathies to the Casey family on its personal loss.
- Gerard Arpey

The European nations' loss of sovereignty to the EU
should be a warning to Americans.
- Phyllis Schlafly

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

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

Emotions get in the way but they don't pay me to start
crying at the loss of 269 lives.
They pay me to put some perspective on the situation.
- Ted Koppel

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

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

And I thought my loss my loss was not,
certainly, the end of the world, but to lessen the
enthusiasm of those young people who were signed up,
I thought that was tragic.
- Birch Bayh

Power does not corrupt.
Fear corrupts...
perhaps the fear of a loss of power.
- John Steinbeck

The fact of the matter is, this is a very dynamic economy we have,
and in this dynamic economy, you have a lot of job gains,
but you also have job loss.
- Alexis Herman

Just as there is no loss of basic energy in the universe,
so no thought or action is without its effects,
present or ultimate, seen or unseen,
felt or unfelt.
- Norman Cousins

City government can and must help San Franciscans prepare
for emergencies in order to avoid tragedy where possible
and minimize loss of life and property when emergencies occur.
- Gavin Newsom

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

What this loss means will be appreciated from the statement
that one bushel of wheat contains sufficient energy
to support the average working man for 15 days.
- David F. Houston

What saddens me is the corruption of youth and beauty,
and the loss of soul, which is only replaced by money.
- Lisa Bonet

War kills men, and men deplore the loss;
but war also crushes bad principles and tyrants,
and so saves societies.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Since he is of no use anymore, there is no gain if
he lives and no loss if he dies.
- Pol Pot

Increasingly prices are set by sellers to raise their
prices without a loss of sales sufficient to wipe out the gain.
- William Vickrey

It would be flattering to call it a modern Dirty Harry,
but I think this film deals more with the loss of his
wife than the traditional revenge vigilante films.
- Vin Diesel

The new record started out being about loss,
but it's morphed into being about how relationships
go on even though one person is not in a body anymore.
- Rosanne Cash

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

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

Loss and possession, death and life are one,
There falls no shadow where there shines no sun.
- Hilaire Belloc

I would never think of crying about any loss of an office,
because that's always a possibility,
and if you're professional,
then you deal with it professionally.
- Nancy Pelosi

Anticipating that most poetry will be worse than carrying
heavy luggage through O'Hare Airport,
the public, to its loss, reads very little of it.
- Russell Baker

The first poem I ever wrote, about loss,
when I was 5 years old, expressed the themes of everything I would ever write.
- Marguerite Young

There is not a single injustice in Northern Ireland
that is worth the loss of a single British soldier
or a single Irish citizen either.
- James Callaghan

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

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

There is no better than adversity.
Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss,
contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve
your performance the next time.
- Malcolm X

My biggest loss was the Olympics.
I just can't forget losing.
I never will.
- Mark Spitz

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

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


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