Quotations About / On: LOST

  • 21.
    It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty; or to seek power over others, and to lose power over a man's self.
    (Francis Bacon (1561-1626), British philosopher, essayist, statesman. "Of Great Place," Essays (1597-1625).)
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  • 22.
    War is never fatal but always lost. Always lost.
    (Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author; relocated to France. Wars I Have Seen (1945). Written in 1943.)
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  • 23.
    Reputation, reputation, reputation! O, I ha' lost my reputation, I ha' lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial!
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Cassio, in Othello, act 2, sc. 3.)
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  • 24.
    A little neglect may breed mischief ... for want of a nail, the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost.
    (Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), U.S. statesman, writer. Poor Richard's Almanac, preface (1758).)
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  • 25.
    Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
    (Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860), German philosopher. "Aphorisms on the Wisdom of Life," vol. 1, ch. 4, Parerga and Paralipomena (1851).)
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  • 26.
    To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else.
    (Bernadette Devlin Mcaliskey (b. 1947), Northern Irish politician. The Price of My Soul, preface (1969).)
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  • 27.
    When anything goes, it's women who lose.
    (Camille Paglia (b. 1947), U.S. author, critic, educator. Observer (London, December 15, 1991).)
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  • 28.
    What is lost in the good or excellent translation is precisely the best.
    (Friedrich Von Schlegel (1772-1829), German philosopher. Aphorism 73 in Selected Aphorisms from the Lyceum (1797), translated by Ernst Behler and Roman Struc, Dialogue on Poetry and Literary Aphorisms, Pennsylvania University Press (1968).)
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  • 29.
    Religions get lost as people do.
    (Franz Kafka (1883-1924), Prague German Jewish author, novelist. The Fourth Notebook, February 26, 1918. The Blue Octavo Notebooks, ed. Max Brod, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins. Exact Change, Cambridge, MA (1991). Dearest Father: Stories and Other Writings, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins, New York, Schocken Books (1954).)
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  • 30.
    Southerners can never resist a losing cause.
    (Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949), U.S. novelist. Rhett Butler, in Gone with the Wind, vol. 2, pt. 4, ch. 34 (1936).)
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