Quotations About / On: LOST
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).)
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.)
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.)
a love lost is a love indeed
No love found
No love lost...
Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the chance to succeed by doubting ourselves
(Marydel S. Cranzo)
It's a decadent tooth that's lost to vermouth.
(Mark R. Elias)
A friend in power is a friend lost.
(Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918), U.S. historian. The Education of Henry Adams, ch. 7 (1907).
Referring to the rupture with Senator Charles Sumner.)
Learning without thought is labor lost.
(Confucius (551-479 B.C.), Chinese philosopher.)
My sweetest hope is to lose hope.
(Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. The Infanta, in The Cid, act 1, sc. 2 (1637).
The Infanta wishes to no longer vainly hope to marry a man below her station.)