Loss Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Loss

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Yet, despite our many advances, our environment is still threatened by a range of problems, including global climate change, energy dependence on unsustainable fossil fuels, and loss of biodiversity.
~By Dan Lipinski ~


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 ~


If my acceptance of the office of Governor would serve my country, though my administration would be attended with the loss of personal credit and reputation, I would cheerfully undertake it.
~By Christopher Gadsden ~


I'm at a little loss in terms of my Leave It To Beaver expertise, since I never watched an episode of the show - so the cast in the pilot could have been Martians or they could have been the regular cast for all I know.
~By Harry Shearer ~


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 ~


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.
~By Gerard Arpey ~


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 ~


On July 18, we will mark the 12th anniversary of the senseless loss of 85 lives in the bombing of the Jewish Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
~By Tom Lantos ~


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.
~By Adelbert von Chamisso ~


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 ~


The hope of the nation which throughout the nineteenth century had not for a moment reconciled itself with the loss of independence, and fighting for its own freedom, fought at the same time for the freedom of other nations.
~By Lech Walesa ~


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.
~By David F. Houston ~


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


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 ~


We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.
~By James M. Barrie ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


There is the danger of over preparation, of loss of spontaneity; over rehearsal is the most terrible thing you can imagine. We do have a very close association between costume and set designer, though. And the cameraman is very important, of course.
~By Terence Fisher ~


The joy of winning is not as dramatic as the losses were, because I expected us to win.
~By Jack Youngblood ~


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.
~By Mike Figgis ~


Possibly you are not aware of the fact that the largest sum given by any contributor to the fund is but a trifle when compared with the losses suffered by nearly all the firms in the cotton trade during the disastrous years of the American war.
~By John Bright ~


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 ~


Everybody says that it takes a loss to lose and I think it did take a loss for us to lose in a sense. But overall, when we win games here at Duke, and we don't play well, we might as well have lost the game.
~By Jason Williams ~


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


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


Strangely enough I'm better on a stage. I love that I feel like I blossom in front of a whole bunch of people.
~By Hugh Grant ~


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


Even institutions of State, such as the judiciary, were seriously weakened, to the extent that the citizenry justifiably feared a breakdown in law and order. The business community was hit by a slump in sales and confidence, leading to reduced earnings and loss of jobs.
~By Kamisese Mara ~


As a life's work, I would remember everything - everything, against loss. I would go through life like a plankton net.
~By Annie Dillard ~


Remember to be gentle with yourself and others. We are all children of chance and none can say why some fields will blossom while others lay brown beneath the August sun.
~By Kent Nerburn ~


The loss of Eden is personally experienced by every one of us as we leave the wonder and magic and also the pains and terrors of childhood.
~By Dennis Potter ~


No greater thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
~By Epictetus ~


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


Lord save us all from a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms.
~By Mark Twain ~


You have to take a huge loss financially to do a play. You have to put aside the commercials and the speeches and the other things that put money on the table, and really save up to do it. And that's what I've done here. But it's worth it to me to be in a really good play.
~By Dixie Carter ~


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


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 ~


There has been loss of steel manufacturing. Those people need jobs. Where you have to build the third airport is where people are. So you're right; if his site isn't playable, then our site is right next to it.
~By Richard M. Daley ~


Pharmaceutical companies are enjoying unprecedented profits and access with this Administration. Yet the Republicans' prescription drug plan for seniors has been a colossal failure, and over 43 million Americans wake up every morning without health insurance.
~By Jim Clyburn ~


The closer we come to the negative, to death, the more we blossom.
~By Montgomery Clift ~


Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.
~By Sophocles ~


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!
~By Harry Pollitt ~


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 ~


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


If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be greatly at a loss.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.
~By Walter Scott ~


Lest when I am gone you may be at a loss for an epitaph for me, let me give you one - He Fed Fevers.
~By Robert James Graves ~


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.
~By Tim Johnson ~


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


For a writer, published works are like fallen flowers, but the expected new work is like a calyx waiting to blossom.
~By Cao Yu ~


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


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 ~


The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.
~By Auguste Rodin ~


This system of encouragement proves serviceable as a preventive of punishment, the attainment of the tickets being a reward, the forfeiture of them the reverse; and, as such, boys seem often more affected by their loss than by coercion.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


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 ~


Relinquishing apparent national sovereignty does not have to entail a loss of national sovereignty, but can actually be a benefit.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


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


The month of May was come, when every lusty heart beginneth to blossom, and to bring forth fruit.
~By Thomas Malory ~


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 ~


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


I regret and suffer those losses, but it's God's will. He will pardon me if I committed excesses, but I don't think I did.
~By Augusto Pinochet ~


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


A loss never bothers me after I take it. I forget it overnight. But being wrong - not taking the loss - that is what does damage to the pocketbook and to the soul.
~By Jesse Livermore ~


I deplore the loss of arts on BBC One and Two.
~By Jonathan Dimbleby ~


For people on social assistance, the loss of free dental care, prescription drugs and subsidized housing can greatly outweigh additional income from working. We've all heard the stories.
~By Kim Campbell ~


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.
~By James Hillman ~


Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thought contend is the policy for promoting the progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land.
~By Mao Zedong ~


However, the Administration's plan to privatize Social Security will undermine retirement security for all Americans by cutting guaranteed benefits by more than 40 percent, and risky private accounts won't make up for the loss of benefits for millions of Americans.
~By Ruben Hinojosa ~


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


What I learned from that loss, and also another loss that I'm going to talk about later, was that when you're there, it's not good enough to be there, when you're there, you better walk away with that ring.
~By Don Shula ~


For me, getting comfortable with being famous was hard - that whole side of it, the loss of anonymity, the loss of privacy. Giving up that part of your life and not having control of it.
~By Michelle Pfeiffer ~


I experienced a lot of loss after his death. I lost my city because of all the paparazzi descending upon us. I actually lost my journal during that time, oddly enough. I literally couldn't hold on to anything.
~By Michelle Williams ~


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 ~


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 ~


Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself.
~By Walter Anderson ~


I believe in the compelling power of love. I do not understand it. I believe it to be the most fragrant blossom of all this thorny existence.
~By Theodore Dreiser ~


Certainly in the modern age where everything is glossed over, when somebody speaks their mind, the majority of the public go, I'd love to have said that.
~By Pete Waterman ~


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 ~


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 ~


April in Paris, chestnuts in blossom, holiday tables under the trees.
~By E. Y. Harburg ~


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


Still falls the rain - dark as the world of man, black as our loss - blind as the nineteen hundred and forty nails upon the Cross.
~By Edith Sitwell ~


I think the intelligent thing about it is that you have to carefully listen to it all to grasp it, and because I'm not in every scene - colossal disappointment to everybody that it may be - I'm not getting the full picture here today while recording it.
~By Paul Darrow ~


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


Investment banking has, in recent years, resembled a casino, and the massive scale of gambling losses has dragged down traditional business and retail lending activities as banks try to rebuild their balance sheets. This was one aspect of modern financial liberalisation that had dire consequences.
~By Vince Cable ~


A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. She will not want new fashions nor regret the loss of expensive diversions or variety of company if she can be amused with an author in her closet.
~By Mary Wortley ~


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 ~


You know, we'd just had a birthday, he was... you know, he still had a future out of him, and all I can is he was just one of the most beautiful people in the world... a very gifted man, and it's a loss to the world, not just for us.
~By Robin Gibb ~


In the book of Colossians, it talks about that because of what Christ did, we are pure. We are without judgment on ourselves. And only through him can we do something like this.
~By Jim Bakker ~


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


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 ~


But in practice, if often comes down to not suffering a loss as big as the huge gain you made a while ago.
~By Merton Miller ~


What's great about being a character actor is you know that you can survive forever. It's not about the gloss of your eyebrows.
~By Martin Short ~


Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.
~By James Madison ~


Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms.
~By Ikkyu Sojun ~

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July 21 ,2024
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