Quotations About / On: LOST

  • 31.
    All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
    (Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), U.S. author. Death in the Afternoon, ch. 7 (1932).)
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  • 32.
    The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.
    (George Orwell (1903-1950), British author. First published in Polemic (May 1946). Shooting an Elephant, "Second Thoughts on James Burnham," (1950).)
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  • 33.
    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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  • 34.
    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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  • 35.
    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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  • 36.
    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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  • 37.
    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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  • 38.
    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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  • 39.
    For the world hath lost his youth, and the times begin to wax old.
    (Apocrypha. 2 Esdras, 14:10.)
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  • 40.
    Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours.
    (Frank Moore Colby (1865-1925), U.S. editor, essayist. "Trials of an Encyclopedist," vol. 1, The Colby Essays (1926).)
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