Quotations About / On:
Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor.
(Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. Reflections on the Human Condition, aph. 166 (1973).)
The loss of enemies does not compensate for the loss of friends.
(Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), U.S. president. Letter to William H. Seward, June 30, 1862. Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 5, p. 295, Rutgers University Press (1953, 1990).)
Every farewell combines loss and new freedom.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)
Progress may feel more like loss than gain.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
We may loss wealth, it is recoverable, we may loss health it is curable, but if we loss morality we loss all. It is not compensate-able.
(Wealth and life)
We should not repent to the loss of the past but we should paint our life with the colour of knowledge of God.
(Painting of life)
My win or loss only hurts the one who cares.
(Thought of this while gaming with a friend. Questioned why some people can't seem to handle winning and loosing. Why they don't appreciate the opportunity for adventure. Turn's out it has to do with the focus, obsession, predisposition to compare and contrast thinking (OCD/PATTERN MIMICRY) .)
'Women cannot understand a man's inner fights; men cannot understand a woman's losses.'
A year as a stone, to gather moss, is a beautiful way to deal with loss.
(Mark R. Elias)
My love grows wide and shallow in an effort to spread my losses.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)