Quotations About / On: LOST

  • 21.
    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.)
  • 22.
    Learning without thought is labor lost.
    (Confucius (551-479 B.C.), Chinese philosopher.)
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  • 23.
    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.)
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  • 24.
    Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
    (Joseph Roux (1834-1886), French priest, writer. Meditations of a Parish Priest, pt. 4, no. 28 (1886).)
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  • 25.
    When anything goes, it's women who lose.
    (Camille Paglia (b. 1947), U.S. author, critic, educator. Observer (London, December 15, 1991).)
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  • 26.
    Religions get lost as people do.
    (Franz Kafka (1883-1924), Prague German Jewish author, novelist. The Fourth Notebook, February 26, 1918. The Blue Octavo Notebooks, ed. Max Brod, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins. Exact Change, Cambridge, MA (1991). Dearest Father: Stories and Other Writings, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins, New York, Schocken Books (1954).)
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  • 27.
    Southerners can never resist a losing cause.
    (Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949), U.S. novelist. Rhett Butler, in Gone with the Wind, vol. 2, pt. 4, ch. 34 (1936).)
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  • 28.
    You lose.
    (Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933), U.S. president. Claude M. Fuess, Calvin Coolidge: The Man from Vermont, ch. 14, Little, Brown (1940). Reply to lady who said she had bet that she could make him say more than two words to her (1922).)
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  • 29.
    Gain time to lose.
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. The narrator, in Worstward Ho, p. 20, Grove Press (1983).)
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  • 30.
    Human beings lose their logic in their vindictiveness.
    (Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902), U.S. author, suffragist, and social reformer. Elizabeth Cady Stanton as Revealed in her Letters, Diary and Reminiscences, vol. 2, letter dated November 28, 1890 (1922).)
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