Quotations About / On: LOST

  • 1.
    When literature is lost, man is lost and when man is lost, literature is lost.
    (to my students)
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  • 2.
    To lose hope is to lose one's soul.
    (Walterrean Salley February 2007)
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  • 3.
    Love is nothing except lose and lose.
    (Ahatisham Alam)
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  • 4.
    The blind isn't who lost his sight but who lost insight.
    (One who lost his brain.)
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  • 5.
    Abode where lost bodies roam each searching for its lost one.
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. The narrator, in The Lost Ones, p. 7, Grove Press (1972).)
    More quotations from: Samuel Beckett, lost
  • 6.
    Any person of honor chooses rather to lose his honor than to lose his conscience.
    (Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. "Of Glory," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. II, ch. 16, Abel Langelier, Paris (1595).)
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  • 7.
    If a nation loses its storytellers, it loses its childhood.
    (Peter Handke (b. 1942), Austrian author, playwright, poet. Independent (London, June 9, 1988).)
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  • 8.
    Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
    (Jacques Barzun (b. 1907), U.S. scholar. Newsweek (New York, Dec. 5, 1955).)
    More quotations from: Jacques Barzun, lost
  • 9.
    The travel writer seeks the world we have lost—the lost valleys of the imagination.
    (Alexander Cockburn (b. 1941), Anglo-Irish journalist. repr. in Corruptions of Empire, pt. 1 (1988). "Bwana Vistas," Harper's (New York, Aug. 1985).)
  • 10.
    Better lose me than lose a state.
    (Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906), U.S. suffragist, speaker, and editor. As quoted in The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony, ch. 38, by Ida Husted Harper (1898-1908). Said in 1890, to those who urged her not to undertake, at age 70, what promised to be a physically arduous suffrage campaign through South Dakota.)
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