Quotations About / On:
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.)
“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.
Apples rarely taste like apples anymore, and the strawberries and oranges have lost their touch; fresh food, as we know it, is fast becoming a lost art.
'Once if you lose your shadow in darkness and jostle, its not a lose but a trial to make a big one'
(- - Indian Poet, Pijush Biswas, [12 July,1988])
A country losing touch with its own history is like an old man losing his glasses, a distressing sight, at once vulnerable, unsure, and easily disoriented.
(George Walden (b. 1939), British Conservative politician. Times (London, December 20, 1986).)