Quotations About / On: LOST
When literature is lost, man is lost and when man is lost, literature is lost.
(to my students)
Mother lost her children, children lost their parents.
I have lost my dream, but dream is not lost by me.
(Dream and me)
Who loses the honor, can not lose anything more.
(For The Man...)
To lose hope is to lose one's soul.
Love is nothing except lose and lose.
The blind isn't who lost his sight but who lost insight.
(One who lost his brain.)
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).)
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).)
If a nation loses its storytellers, it loses its childhood.
(Peter Handke (b. 1942), Austrian author, playwright, poet. Independent (London, June 9, 1988).)