Loss Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Loss

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The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.
~By A. C. Benson ~


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


I believe that the freedom of speech should be protected, but so should a family's right to privacy as they grieve their loss. There is a time and a place for vigorous debate on the War on Terror, but during a family's last goodbye is not it.
~By Dave Reichert ~


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


Our loss was very heavy, especially in the officers. Capt. Sale, of Co. E, Duke's regt, was among the killed, making the third Capt. that has been killed in that company.
~By John H. Morgan ~


War is a racket. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives.
~By Smedley Butler ~


Only the actions of the just, Smell sweet and blossom in their dust.
~By James Shirley ~


If GE's strategy of investment in China is wrong, it represents a loss of a billion dollars, perhaps a couple of billion dollars. If it is right, it is the future of this company for the next century.
~By Jack Welch ~


Tragically, the effort to make America and the world safer and to defend freedom around the world is not without an enormous cost to this Nation in terms primarily of lost lives and those who bear the scars and the wounds of war, and their families who must bear these losses.
~By John Warner ~


Some of the French surrealists at the beginning of the war had come over to New York and they brought out this magazine. It was a big, glossy magazine full of surrealist things.
~By Kenneth Koch ~


I love better to count time from spring to spring; it seems to me far more cheerful to reckon the year by blossoms than by blight.
~By Donald G. Mitchell ~


He was a horse of goodly countenance, rather expressive of vigilance than fire; though an unnatural appearance of fierceness was thrown into it by the loss of his ears, which had been cropped pretty close to his head.
~By Augustus Baldwin Longstreet ~


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


Hearing loss very often is such a gradual phenomenon that the person is in denial. You really have to be patient with them in getting them to come forward to get help.
~By Marion Ross ~


Meg Ryan is a beautiful and courageous woman. I grieve the loss of her companionship but I've not lost the friendship. We talk all the time and that was what our connection was about. She has a wonderful mind and we just like a chat.
~By Russell Crowe ~


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


In the game of life, it's a good idea to have a few early losses, which relieves you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season.
~By Bill Vaughan ~


It has always appeared to me, that there is so much to be done in this world, that all self-inflicted suffering which cannot be turned to good account for others, is a loss - a loss, if you may so express it, to the spiritual world.
~By Arthur Helps ~


Our agricultural economy in the Hudson Valley continues to face historically low prices and producer income, as well as losses due to weather and other disasters.
~By Sue Kelly ~


I think loss of loved ones is the hardest blow in life.
~By Marlo Thomas ~


Every day we do get closer to a cure. Three out of four children who are diagnosed with cancer will survive the disease, but that is not good enough. The loss of one child to this disease is too much.
~By Michael McCaul ~


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


Prefer a loss to a dishonest gain; the one brings pain at the moment, the other for all time.
~By Chilon ~


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


Have you heard of this new thing called the internet? It's giving people new expectations. It's allowing them to become their own expert. Knowledge lies anxious at their fingertips. Gloss over the truth in your advertising and you'll quickly be dismissed as a poser.
~By Roy H. Williams ~


My view... would be that we are entering upon a new and interim society which is neither capitalist nor socialist, but in which we can achieve central planning without loss of individual initiative, by the mere process of absorbing initiative in the function of planning.
~By John Grierson ~


Material loss can be made up through renewed labor, but the moral wrong which has been inflicted upon the conquered peoples, in the peace dictates, leaves a burning scar on the people's conscience.
~By Hjalmar Schacht ~


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


When you have this many losses, you don't have a following.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


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


It is in his knowledge that man has found his greatness and his happiness, the high superiority which he holds over the other animals who inhabit the earth with him, and consequently no ignorance is probably without loss to him, no error without evil.
~By James Smithson ~


My work has typically been about finding a means to express memory and commemoration for loss and grief.
~By John Regan ~


People lose people, we lose things in our life as we're constantly growing and changing. That's what life is is change, and a lot of that is loss. It's what you gain from that loss that makes life.
~By Thomas Jane ~


The estimated loss of up to six million dead is founded too much on both emotional, biased testimonies and on exaggerated data in the postwar reckonings of war crimes and on the squaring of accounts with the defeated.
~By Franjo Tudjman ~


The death of Mrs. Lincoln was a serious loss to her husband and children. Abraham's sister Sarah was only eleven years old, and the tasks and cares of the little household were altogether too heavy for her years and experience.
~By John George Nicolay ~


America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn't standing still.
~By e. e. cummings ~


Bad company is as instructive as licentiousness. One makes up for the loss of one's innocence with the loss of one's prejudices.
~By Denis Diderot ~


A gloss is a total system of perception and language.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


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.
~By Jules Renard ~


People with disabilities have abilities too and that is what this course is all about - making sure those abilities blossom and shine so that all the dreams you have can come true.
~By Mary McAleese ~


The attack did not succeed as well as I had hoped, no small impediment having been the loss of my right leg.
~By Peter Stuyvesant ~


Blossoms are scattered by the wind and the wind cares nothing, but the blossoms of the heart no wind can touch.
~By Yoshida Kenko ~


Accept loss forever.
~By Jack Kerouac ~


Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


Alas, in 1929 came the Stock Market crash and everything changed and became worrisome. People started practicing conservatism because of financial losses, myself included.
~By Pola Negri ~


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.
~By Paul Gauguin ~


It's not right to say that our loss in Vietnam turned out to be a gain. But lessons were learned. And they were the right lessons.
~By Tom Clancy ~


And we know there has been horrendous loss of life and suffering and we know that there is anger. Anyone who came anywhere near the general election in constituencies with a substantial Muslim population knows that.
~By Clare Short ~


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.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


Do not measure your loss by itself; if you do, it will seem intolerable; but if you will take all human affairs into account you will find that some comfort is to be derived from them.
~By Saint Basil ~


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


I have to constantly remind myself that I am communicating with a person with hearing loss.
~By Marion Ross ~


And much more am I sorrier for my good knights' loss than for the loss of my fair queen; for queens I might have enough, but such a fellowship of good knights shall never be together in no company.
~By Thomas Malory ~


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


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.
~By Jim Ramstad ~


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


Further, a defensive policy involves the loss of the initiative, with all the consequent disadvantages to the defender.
~By Douglas Haig ~


For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of his soul?
~By Jesus Christ ~


War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


With a record of 75 fights and 6 losses, some of the losses were very questionable including Brian Nielsen when we fought in Denmark. I knew I won but they didn't give me that fight.
~By Larry Holmes ~


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.
~By Charles Francis Richter ~


Never floss with a stranger.
~By Joan Rivers ~


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


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?
~By Andrew Shue ~


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


I am pleased to see that information campaigns, such as the America's WETLAND effort, are getting the message out, and people are beginning to realize that wetlands loss in Louisiana affects us all.
~By John Breaux ~


When you have a tough loss, go through it and agonize. I had one loss that I still want to change, but at the same time I realize it is an important part of who I am.
~By Andrew Shue ~


Each flower is a soul blossoming out to nature.
~By Gerard De Nerval ~


Use the losses and failures of the past as a reason for action, not inaction.
~By Charles J. Givens ~


Humanity may endure the loss of everything; all its possessions may be turned away without infringing its true dignity - all but the possibility of improvement.
~By Johann Gottlieb Fichte ~


Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


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.
~By James Madison ~


The form of my poem rises out of a past that so overwhelms the present with its worth and vision that I'm at a loss to explain my delusion that there exist any real links between that past and a future worthy of it.
~By Hart Crane ~


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.
~By Vin Diesel ~


I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle.
~By Marilyn Monroe ~


Waste is worse than loss. The time is coming when every person who lays claim to ability will keep the question of waste before him constantly. The scope of thrift is limitless.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


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.
~By Robert Southey ~


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.
~By Augustus Hare ~


There are always, of course, job losses of a cyclical nature in a recession.
~By Tim Bishop ~


The one process now going on that will take millions of years to correct is the loss of genetic and species diversity by the destruction of natural habitats. This is the folly our descendants are least likely to forgive us.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


The most successful war seldom pays for its losses.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


I mean, whose songs don't focus on tragedy and loss?
~By Lucinda Williams ~


A practical botanist will distinguish at the first glance the plant of the different quarters of the globe and yet will be at a loss to tell by what marks he detects them.
~By Carolus Linnaeus ~


One who comes to the Court must come to adore, not to protest. That's the new gloss on the 1st Amendment.
~By William O. Douglas ~


At a certain age, death becomes familiar to you-or a loss becomes familiar-the tragedies that are more commonplace in life.
~By Jessica Lange ~


An early fascination with higher mathematics at the university level blossomed into speculative thinking that could provide a basis for dealing with economic issues.
~By Lawrence R. Klein ~


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.
~By Woody Harrelson ~


The Gospel having spread itself into Persia, the pagan priests, who worshipped the sun, were greatly alarmed, and dreaded the loss of that influence they had hitherto maintained over the people's minds and properties.
~By John Foxe ~


Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on.
~By Robert Frost ~


It is true that we aspire to our ancient land. But what we want in that ancient land is a new blossoming of the Jewish spirit.
~By Theodor Herzl ~


When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative.
~By Francis Bacon ~


I don't think we will use the 80s glossy sound again.
~By Ann Wilson ~


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


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.
~By James Callaghan ~


Thanks to our present surgical methods in physiology we can demonstrate at any time almost all phenomena of digestion without the loss of even a single drop of blood, without a single scream from the animal undergoing the experiment.
~By Ivan Pavlov ~


The consideration of change over the century is about loss, though I think that social change is gain rather than loss.
~By Penelope Lively ~


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.
~By Ted Dexter ~


No matter how hard the loss, defeat might serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.
~By Al Gore ~


I mean, I don't want to sound - of course it's very nice, people come up and say appreciative things about my work. But the loss, in terms of privacy and anonymity, is no small thing to me.
~By Todd Solondz ~


After the loss of Columbia a couple of years ago, I think we were reminded of the risk. All of us, though, have always known that the Space Shuttle is a very risky vehicle, much more risky than even flying airplanes in combat.
~By Mark Kelly ~

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July 29 ,2021
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