Quotations About / On: LOSS

  • 1.
    Lust leads to loss, Loss leads to learn
    (Lust for anything will make a person adopt spurious ways to access it and will become legally answerable leading to pay fines which will teach him a lesson)
  • 2.
    Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor.
    (Eric Hoffer (1902-1983), U.S. philosopher. Reflections on the Human Condition, aph. 166 (1973).)
  • 3.
    The loss of enemies does not compensate for the loss of friends.
    (Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), U.S. president. Letter to William H. Seward, June 30, 1862. Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 5, p. 295, Rutgers University Press (1953, 1990).)
  • 4.
    'Life is an endless problem solving exercise where you try to solve problems both major and minor while experiencing major and minor gains and losses that end with the greatest loss possible.'
    (Kevin Scanlon)
  • 5.
    Bad company is as instructive as licentiousness. One makes up for the loss of one's innocence with the loss of one's prejudices.
    (Denis Diderot (1713-1784), French philosopher, encyclopedist, dramatist, novelist, art critic. First published in French retranslation from Goethe's German translation (1821). Rameau's Nephew (Le Neveu de Rameau), p. 90, Paris, Garnier Flammarion (1983). Dialogue between Me (alias Diderot) and Him (nephew of composer). Him is making this statement.)
  • 6.
    We may loss wealth, it is recoverable, we may loss health it is curable, but if we loss morality we loss all. It is not compensate-able.
    (Wealth and life)
  • 7.
    There is always a chance of loss in vainglory but never in humility.
    (My poem entitled 'My Pliable Clay'.)
  • 8.
    When we fail to use our brains, the losses far outweigh the gains.
  • 9.
    Without a loss, there's no true gain
    (Success and Happiness)
  • 10.
    Every opposites come alternatively, woe and joy, loss and victory, shadow and light.
    (- - Pijush Biswas, Indian Poet)
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