Quotations About / On: LOSS

  • 1.
    Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor.
    (Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. Reflections on the Human Condition, aph. 166 (1973).)
  • 2.
    The loss of enemies does not compensate for the loss of friends.
    (Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), U.S. president. Letter to William H. Seward, June 30, 1862. Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 5, p. 295, Rutgers University Press (1953, 1990).)
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  • 3.
    Bad company is as instructive as licentiousness. One makes up for the loss of one's innocence with the loss of one's prejudices.
    (Denis Diderot (1713-1784), French philosopher, encyclopedist, dramatist, novelist, art critic. First published in French retranslation from Goethe's German translation (1821). Rameau's Nephew (Le Neveu de Rameau), p. 90, Paris, Garnier Flammarion (1983). Dialogue between Me (alias Diderot) and Him (nephew of composer). Him is making this statement.)
    More quotations from: Denis Diderot, loss, innocence
  • 4.
    We may loss wealth, it is recoverable, we may loss health it is curable, but if we loss morality we loss all. It is not compensate-able.
    (Wealth and life)
    More quotations from: Kumarmani Mahakul
  • 5.
    'Win or loss remain the same if honoring the will of God'
    (From my poem 'God is a Comedian')
    More quotations from: Tushar Ray
  • 6.
    My win or loss only hurts the one who cares.
    (Thought of this while gaming with a friend. Questioned why some people can't seem to handle winning and loosing. Why they don't appreciate the opportunity for adventure. Turn's out it has to do with the focus, obsession, predisposition to compare and contrast thinking (OCD/PATTERN MIMICRY) .)
    More quotations from: Robert Plese
  • 7.
    'Women cannot understand a man's inner fights; men cannot understand a woman's losses.'
    (Anybody)
    More quotations from: Deniz Atay
  • 8.
    A year as a stone, to gather moss, is a beautiful way to deal with loss.
    (Mark R. Elias)
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  • 9.
    My love grows wide and shallow in an effort to spread my losses.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley, love
  • 10.
    Every farewell combines loss and new freedom.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)
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