Quotations About / On: LOST

  • 61.
    Modern marriage has lost its meaning—consequently it is being abolished.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 6, p. 140, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980); Twilight of the Idols and The Anti-Christ, p. 94, trans. by R.J. Hollingdale, Baltimore, Penguin Books (1968). Twilight of the Idols, "Skirmishes of an Untimely Man," section 39 (prepared for publication 1888, published 1889).)
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  • 62.
    In the long run all battles are lost, and so are all wars.
    (H.L. (Henry Lewis) Mencken (18801956), U.S. journalist, critic. A Mencken Chrestomathy, ch. 30, p. 625, Knopf (1949).)
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  • 63.
    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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  • 64.
    Middle age went by while I was mourning for my lost youth.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourth Selection, New York (1987).)
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  • 65.
    Until I am ready to lose weight, I cannot see how fat I am.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).)
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  • 66.
    The worst condition of humans is when they lose knowledge and control of themselves.
    (Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. "Of Drunkenness":, The Essays (Les Essais), bk. II, ch. 2, Abel Langelier, Paris (1595).)
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  • 67.
    I always thought of losing my virginity as a career move.
    (Madonna [Madonna Louise Ciccione] (b. 1959), U.S. singer, actor. Quoted in Madonna Unauthorized, epilogue, Christopher Andersen (1991).)
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  • 68.
    Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
    (Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899), U.S. lawyer, orator. Speech, Manhattan Liberal Club. Truth-Seeker (February 28, 1892).)
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  • 69.
    Now defined as art, the totem has lost cult, taboo, and custom.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eighth Selection, New York (1991).)
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  • 70.
    The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it—especially in art.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 527, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Mixed Opinions and Maxims, aphorism 381, "Imitation," (1879).)
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