Quotations About / On:
If a nation loses its storytellers, it loses its childhood.
(Peter Handke (b. 1942), Austrian author, playwright, poet. Independent (London, June 9, 1988).)
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
(Jacques Barzun (b. 1907), U.S. scholar. Newsweek (New York, Dec. 5, 1955).)
The travel writer seeks the world we have lostthe lost valleys of the imagination.
(Alexander Cockburn (b. 1941), Anglo-Irish journalist. repr. in Corruptions of Empire, pt. 1 (1988). "Bwana Vistas," Harper's (New York, Aug. 1985).)
Better lose me than lose a state.
(Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906), U.S. suffragist, speaker, and editor. As quoted in The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony, ch. 38, by Ida Husted Harper (1898-1908).
Said in 1890, to those who urged her not to undertake, at age 70, what promised to be a physically arduous suffrage campaign through South Dakota.)
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune ... to lose both seems like carelessness.
(Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Lady Bracknell, in The Importance of Being Earnest, act 1.)
Are you losing your beauty? Sober little, tomorrow some are losing their legs.
“I have lost my dewdrop", cries the flower to the morning sky that lost all its stars”
(― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds)
“If youre losing your soul and you know it, then youve still got a soul left to lose”
Within you, I lose myself. Without you, I find myself wanting to be lost again.
(Within you, I lose myself. Without you, I find myself wanting to be lost again.)
Neither truth is covered nor is paradise lost. What is covered is our eyes and what is lost is our vision.