Quotation Explorer - 'Gains'

Honesty is also about doubting the credibility of a person who claims to be true to oneself and yet gains the support of the around people always in plenty. - Anuj Somany
The greatest gains that we will ever experience arise from the greatest sacrifices that we have ever known. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Ani saw herself clearly in that moment, as a face in darkness gains sudden dimensions in a flash of lightning - a young girl, a silly thing, a lapdog, a broken mare. - Shannon Hale
Killing an animal to make a coat is sin. It wasn't meant to be, and we have no right to do it. A woman gains status when she refuses to see anything killed to be put on her back. Then she's truly beautiful. - Doris Day
The businessman is only tolerable so long as his gains can be held to bear some relation to what, roughly and in some sense, his activities have contributed to society. - John Maynard Keynes
Marginal gains is not about making small changes and hoping they fly. Rather, it is about breaking down a big problem into small parts in order to rigorously establish what works and what doesn't. - Matthew Syed
Let nothing disturb you, nothing frighten you, all things are passing, God is unchanging. Patience gains all; nothing is lacking to those who have God: God alone is sufficient. - Teresa of Ávila
From social intercourse are derived some of the highest enjoyments of life; where there is a free interchange of sentiments the mind acquires new ideas, and by frequent exercise of its powers, the understanding gains fresh vigor. - Joseph Addison
Love always gains what most are afraid to lose. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory. - George S. Patton Jr.
No gains are ever achieved without first taking the risk of trying. - Norma Gail
How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
To a man, a woman is fun to be with until she gains weight. To a woman, a man is fun to live with until he loses his job. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
One gains more from a fast than a feast. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When indeed does the temporal suffering oppress a man most terribly? Is it not when it seems to him that it has no significance, that it neither secures nor gains anything for him? Is it not when the suffering, as the impatient man expresses it, is without meaning or purpose? - Søren Kierkegaard
Let us talk sense to the American people. Let us tell them the truth, that there are no gains without pains. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what's truly important. - Barack Obama
He who makes his needs known to God gains for immediate answer "the peace of God which passeth understanding," and can wait God’s time for the rest. - Alexander MacLaren
Respect is a mutual interest, your gains depend on your losses. - M.F. Moonzajer
Modern Man is the victim of the very instruments he values most. Every gain in power, every mastery of natural forces, every scientific addition to knowledge, has proved potentially dangerous, because it has not been accompanied by equal gains in self-understanding and self-discipline. - Lewis Mumford
I know a little of living and a little of dying. I know how to survive, i have mastered it as a soldier gains mastery of his weapons. Yet i prefer dying, for in dying i learn to live. - Paul Bamikole
But what does he profit if the man gains the world but loses his soul? - Anonymous
The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others. - Hasidic Saying
The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams. - Og Mandino
In the shimmering ignorance of illiteracy of compassion and faith the stoic desire of loving without temporal gains rules the hearts and minds in deeds and care - meenakshi ahlawat
Mankind thinks only of living because he is dying, and it is only in dying that he gains his freedom to live - Judy Azar LeBlanc
We are more sensitive to losses than to gains; the pleasure of winning is less than the pain of losing. - John A. Daly
You can't stop Greatness; you can only try to delay it. And when you try to delay it, it just gets Greater because it gains new strength. - Tiffany Winfree
A wise person does not fear failure but gains experience and wisdom. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
There is something perfect to be found in the imperfect: the law keeps balance through the juxtaposition of beauty, which gains perfection through nurtured imperfection. - Dejan Stojanovic
Do not seek evil gains; evil gains are the equivalent of disaster. - Hesiod
If a civil word or two will render a man happy, he must be a wretch indeed who will not give them to him. Such a disposition is like lighting another man's candle by one's own, which loses none of its brilliancy by what the other gains. - William Penn
What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and yet loses his soul?
We must beware of trying to build a society in which nobody counts for anything except a politician or an official, a society where enterprise gains no reward and thrift no privileges. - Sir Winston Churchill
When a burden is given to us from the Lord, it does not lose its strength with the passage of time but rather gains intensity. - Reona Peterson Joly
A note of music gains significance from the silence on either side. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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