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Wise Quotes about Loss

May you find great value in these Loss quotes and sayings.

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Expectation Disappointment Envy Greed

Success consists of going from failure to failure
without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill
(also quoted as: "Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."

If anyone is unhappy, remember that
his unhappiness is his own fault...
Nothing else is the cause of anxiety or loss of tranquility
except our own opinion.
- Epictetus

Every time you don't follow your inner guidance,
you feel a loss of energy, a loss of power,
a sense of spiritual deadness.
- Shakti Gawain

 

When we come into the present,
we begin to feel the life around us again,
but we also encounter whatever we have been avoiding.
We must have the courage to face whatever is present -
our pain, our desires, our grief,
our loss, our secret hopes our love -
everything that moves us most deeply.
- Jack Kornfield

What most persons consider as virtue,
after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
- Voltaire

Living in fear of anything is a terrible waste
of what could be a great life.
If you live in fear of losing your job,
either you fear the embarrassment of being jobless,
or you fear the loss of material goods -
house, car, and such.
If you live in fear of losing your stuff and money,
it is clear that they own you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation,
introduce the subject of eating.
- Leigh Hunt

Grief is a normal and natural response to loss.
It is originally an unlearned feeling process.
Keeping grief inside increases your pain.
- Anne Grant

Success is going from failure to failure without a loss of enthusiam.
- Winston Churchill

Death is not the greatest loss in life.
The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
- Norman Cousins

The ugliest word in the world is revenge.
It spells hate; it spells fear; it spells greed.
For my loss, I must kill; I must steal - must avenge.
It's your fault; you must pay; you must bleed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I cannot know the pain you feel.
I cannot share your memories or your loss.
My words of sympathy are beneath measure, yet
know that my heart reaches out with love to your heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everyone has an opinion on many subjects
and is ready to share those opinions -
labeling them as "truth."
Sometimes it is relatively easy
to filter out these opinions.
Upon hearing an ad for the latest
weight-loss powder on late-night TV,
our skepticism leaps to our defense.
However, if we have heard the same opinion for years
from our parents, friends,
government officials, or religious leaders,
we are more likely to believe without questioning
than to raise our filter of skepticism
and ask the hard questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty
at home is to be charged to provisions against danger,
real or pretended, from abroad.
- James Madison

Accept loss forever.
- Jack Kerouac

The attack did not succeed as well as I had hoped,
no small impediment having been the loss of my right leg.
- Peter Stuyvesant

But in practice, if often comes down to not suffering
a loss as big as the huge gain you made a while ago.
- Merton Miller

Riches do not delight us so much with their possession,
as torment us with their loss.
- Dick Gregory

I am always at a loss at how much to believe of my own stories.
- Washington Irving

Our loss was very heavy, especially in the officers.
Capt.
Sale, of Co.
E, Duke's regt, was among the killed,
making the third Capt.
that has been killed in that company.
- John H. Morgan

It is better to die than to preserve this life by incurring disgrace.
The loss of life causes but a moment's grief,
but disgrace brings grief every day of one's life.
- Chanakya

The garden is growth and change and that means loss
as well as constant new treasures to make up for a few disasters.
- May Sarton

There is no "slippery slope" toward loss of liberties,
only a long staircase where each step downward must
first be tolerated by the American people and their leaders.
- Alan K. Simpson

The pain of retirement means loss.
- John Murray

I was devastated by the loss of my job in March,
although I can understand why it occurred.
- Steven Hatfill

The European nations' loss of sovereignty to the EU
should be a warning to Americans.
- Phyllis Schlafly

If you talk to any of my Democratic colleagues who lost that year,
they would tell that gun control was one of the major
contributory factors in the loss of their seats.
- John Dingell

After an unremitting and severe labour of two days,
we returned to our old encampment with the loss of some of my horses,
and my men excessively fatigued.
- William Henry Ashley

Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.
- Democritus

My heart is so light that it's amazing.
I get to play all this grief, all this loss,
all this disaster and chaos.
It's hysterically funny.
I am very light.
- Linda Hamilton

Still falls the rain - dark as the world of man,
black as our loss - blind as the nineteen hundred and
forty nails upon the Cross.
- Edith Sitwell

However light-hearted you try to be about it,
the loss of youth, and everything that goes with it,
is quite a trauma.
- Julian Clary

If we don't get this economy going, the numbers that
represent this stimulus package are going to be small
compared to the loss of revenue to the federal government for our economy.
- Judd Gregg

The loss of Eden is personally experienced by every
one of us as we leave the wonder and magic and also
the pains and terrors of childhood.
- Dennis Potter

We never understand how little we need in this world
until we know the loss of it.
- James M. Barrie

Giving yourself permission to lose guarantees a loss.
- Pat Riley

I think we are all slightly down in the dumps after another loss.
We may be in the wrong sign...
Venus may be in the wrong juxtaposition with somewhere else.
- Ted Dexter

A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father,
but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

The best way to guarantee a loss is to quit.
- Morgan Freeman

Since grief only aggravates your loss,
grieve not for what is past.
- Walker Percy

When you're the spokeswoman for a weight-loss program,
everything is witnessed.
I weigh in once a week with a witness.
I have to sign an affidavit saying I cannot have any surgeries.
- Kirstie Alley

I mean, whose songs don't focus on tragedy and loss?
- Lucinda Williams

Unless things change radically, President Bush will
be the first President since Herbert Hoover to have
presided over a net loss of jobs during his administration.
- Tim Johnson

It is a proof of our natural bias to evil,
that gain is slower and harder than loss in all things good;
but in all things bad getting is quicker and easier than getting rid of.
- Augustus Hare

My biggest loss was the Olympics.
I just can't forget losing.
I never will.
- Mark Spitz

Just as there is no loss of basic energy in the universe,
so no thought or action is without its effects,
present or ultimate, seen or unseen,
felt or unfelt.
- Norman Cousins

I would never think of crying about any loss of an office,
because that's always a possibility,
and if you're professional,
then you deal with it professionally.
- Nancy Pelosi

Like every other girl in the world, my most embarrassing
moment had to do with a guy completely turning me down.
His loss!
- Kelly Clarkson

Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good
in the hope of retaining another -
too often ending in the loss of both.
- Tryon Edwards

Acting in anger and hatred throughout my life,
I frequently precipitated what I feared most,
the loss of friendships and the need to rely upon the very people I'd abused.
- Luke Ford

Just as the body goes into shock after a physical trauma,
so does the human psyche go into shock after the impact of a major loss.
- Anne Grant

The loss of reason in war seems to me honorable,
like the death of a sentry at his post.
- Leonid Andreyev

I usually point out that most loss of life and property
has been due to the collapse of antiquated and unsafe structures,
mostly of brick and other masonry.
- Charles Francis Richter

I deplore the loss of arts on BBC One and Two.
- Jonathan Dimbleby

When a role for a young guy is being offered to me,
I think of River Phoenix.
It feels like a loss.
- Leonardo DiCaprio

Do not measure your loss by itself; if you do,
it will seem intolerable; but if you will take all
human affairs into account you will find that some
comfort is to be derived from them.
- Saint Basil

The slaves of socialism are slaves, but they are no
one's property and therefore no one's loss.
- George Reisman

Though large herds of deer do much harm to the neighbourhood,
yet the injury to the morals of the people is of more
moment than the loss of their crops.
- Gilbert White

The acknowledgment of our weakness is the first step in repairing our loss.
- Thomas Kempis

One loss is good for the soul, Too many losses is not good for the coach.
- Knute Rockne

As our federal government has grown too large and too powerful,
the real loss has been the freedom of people to govern
their own lives and participate fully in the American dream.
- Steve Forbes

Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.
- Marcus Aurelius

American Pie speaks to the loss that we feel.
That's why that song has found the niche that it has.
- Don McLean

It is like visiting one's funeral, like visiting loss
in its purest and most monumental form,
this wild darkness, which is not only unknown but which
one cannot enter as oneself.
- Harold Brodkey

The loss of wealth is loss of dirt, as sages in all times assert;
The happy man's without a shirt.
- John Heywood

The loss just made me hungry; it made me want to go
out and win another title.
- Thomas Hearns

The art of losing isn't hard to master;
so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost
that their loss is no disaster.
- Elizabeth Bishop


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