Quotation Explorer - 'Loses'

Dreams, Mrs. Sawyer, are misleading, because they make life seem real. When it loses the support of dreams, life dissolves. - Robert Aickman
Without a doubt the greatest injury of all was done by basing morals on myth. For, sooner or later, myth is recognized for what it is, and disappears. Then morality loses the foundation on which it has been built.
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason. - Oscar Wilde
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
When a dreamer loses his lover, his dream profits. (Unless, of course, the lover was the dreamer's dream.) - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Be optimistic like a flower. A flower never loses her optimism, and will bloom with all of her beauty despite tremendous adversity. - Debasish Mridha
It does not much matter that an individual loses two or three hundred pounds in buying a bad picture, but it is to be regretted that a nation should lose two or three hundred thousand in raising a ridiculous building. - John Ruskin
The objection to conforming to usages that have become dead to you is that it scatters your force. It loses your time and blurs the impression of your character. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I believe that true identity is found . . . in creative activity springing from within. It is found, paradoxically, when one loses oneself. Woman can best refind herself in some kind of creative activity of her own. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
A poet, you see, is a light thing, and winged and holy, and cannot compose before he gets inspiration and loses control of his senses and his reason has deserted him. - Plato
Recession is when your neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. And recovery is when Jimmy Carter loses his. - Ronald Reagan
Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. - William Shakespeare
If a pig loses its voice, is it disgruntled? - George Carlin
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
Where faith costs nothing, faith loses respect, even to those who possess it. - Geoffrey Wood
Dignity has no price, when someone starts making small concessions, in the end, life loses all meaning. - José Saramago
The sooner I learn to forget myself in the desire that He may be glorified, the richer will be the blessing that prayer will bring to myself. No one ever loses by what he sacrifices to the Father. - Andrew Murray
It is bitter to lose a friend to evil, before one loses him to death. - Mary Renault
It is better to be alone than to become a person that loses his soul to the fear of loneliness. - Shannon L. Alder
Everyone loses their class when they travel through hell, but only a few will regain it if they remain humble and accept the part they played in their own misery. - Shannon L. Alder
When it is a law abiding common person versus the police internal affairs regarding a corrupt or incompetent police officer, the statistics show that it is the common person that most frequently loses. - Steven Magee
Without judgments life loses its hierarchical quality of being a choice between preferences and by losing that, it loses it's savor. - Auliq Ice
When one loses the deep intimate relationship with nature, then temples, mosques and churches become important. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
The person of superior integrity does not insist upon his integrity.For this reason, he has integrity.The person of inferior integritynever loses sight of his integrity;For this reason, he lacks integrity. - Lao Tzu
The ocean cries every time it loses a drop. - Matshona T. Dhliwayo
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports; when we succeed; it betrays us.
In Joy, to lose one’s life is to gain it, and Joy never loses an opportunity to be lost in the other. - Geoffrey Wood
If You're Disappointed Or Lost Something, Don't Stay In That Situation For Long.... Be Like Hydra Which Has Never Die Attitude.... When It Loses One Part of It's Body, It Reproduces Again.... So, Transform Your Pain To A New Birth.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
Sacrifice demands the surrender of things we cherish above all else. Only out of the agony of those loses can a new resolution be born. An undying devotion to a cause greater than one’s self, and a moral duty to see a journey through to its absolute completion. - Emily Thorne
Expectation is the greatest impediment to living, running ahead to tomorrow, it loses today. - Lars Iyer
Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend; And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry [economy]. - William Shakespeare
A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students. - John Ciardi
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail our pride supports us; when we succeed, it betrays us. - Charles Caleb Colton
Life loses its meaning when you forget your purpose. - Debasish Mridha
In a world where the dead have returned to life, the word" trouble' loses much of its meaning. - Dennis Hopper
there can be no failure to a human who has not lost his courage, unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, human does not lose his being in the society in which he lives - irak.ibrahim hussain didi
I will lose the habit of stars in the heavens, as frozen water loses the habit of snowflakes. I will take my frozen body, and give it to the young goats that they might graze it. - Nichita Stănescu
Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind. - Leonardo da Vinci
Whoever gives knowledge to a fool loses itAnd who keeps it from the deserving does wrong. - Idries Shah
Resolve to be thyself: and know, that he who finds himself, loses his misery. - Matthew Arnold
He who loses money losses much. He who loses a friend loses more. But he who loses faith loses all.
Success corrupts character when a person loses the spirit of thankfulness. - Orrin Woodward
When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses. - Shirley Chisholm
I have long thought that anyone who does not regularly - or ever - gaze up and see the wonder and glory of a dark night sky filled with countless stars loses a sense of their fundamental connectedness to the universe - Brian Greene
If power is the only important thing, then Frodo loses against Sauron. Hell, if power’s the only important thing then Gandalf loses against Sauron. If magic is the deciding factor of a fight, then four plucky kids from England get their asses turned to stone by the White Which. - Patrick Rothfuss
It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose your own. - Harry Truman
Who so neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future. - Euripides
The injured captain, lying in the bow, was at this time buried in that profound dejection and indifference which comes, temporarily at least, toeven the bravest and most enduring when, willy nilly, the firm fails, the army loses, the ship goes down. - Stephen Crane
A man dies as often as he loses his friends. - Francis Bacon
What is life? It is a flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
It's all fun and games 'til someone loses an eye; Then it's just fun you can't see.
A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours. - Milton Berle
The only way a woman can ever reform a man is by boring him so completely that he loses all possible interest in life. - Oscar Wilde
When we share those stories we've been scared to share, voicelessness loses it's wicked grasp. - Jo Ann Fore
Help your fatherAs he ages And loses his strengthFor it was he who sheltered youAnd protected you from the stormsKhoiSan Book of Wisdom - rassool jibraeel snyman
The restless spirit never loses its wings. If sometimes it cannot fly, it is because during those moments the sky vanishes. - R.N. Prasher
Without darkness, light loses its significance. रोशनी की तलाश करते है जो, वो जानते है कि रोशनी के लिए तो अंधेरे मे हो कर इंतज़ार होता है। - Harshit Walia
My original intent was to write a horror story about someone who loses his mind and slowly begins to unravel. The story, as I envisioned it, would evoke horror within the context of psychological decay, entropy. - Jupiter Cutter
He that cannot decidedly say, "No," when tempted to evil, is on the highway to ruin. He loses the respect even of those who would tempt him, and becomes but the pliant tool and victim of their evil designs.
Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason. - Orson Welles
Resolve to be thyself; and know, that he Who finds himself, loses his misery. - Matthew Arnold
With every leaf that falls the tree loses a memory. - Marty Rubin
Forgive but do not forget, or you will be hurt again. Forgiving changes the perspectives. Forgetting loses the lesson. - Paulo Coelho
Action is the pulse of any good story, but the character is the heart. If the action has no consequence to the character, the story loses heart. - Linda W. Yezak
Without peace, life loses its prime purpose. - Debasish Mridha
Medicine is my lawful wife, and literature is my mistress. When I get fed up with one, I spend the night with the other. Though it is irregular, it is less boring this way, and besides, neither of them loses anything through my infidelity. - Anton Chekhov
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
One is tempted to define man as a rational animal who always loses his temper when he is called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason. - Oscar Wilde
When a person loses his purpose, he subjects himself to a free fall. - Sunday Adelaja
Life loses its meaning when we are not living in peace. - Debasish Mridha
Horizontal expansion loses the depth, though excessive depth that only provokes darkness is futile. Therefore a balance between depth and vastness is essential in learning - Priyavrat Thareja
When you win and the other fellow loses, what do you see? A losing face. There is great joy in losing and making the other person win and have a happy face. Who will be the happiest person? The one who brings happiness to others. - Swami Satchidananda
Disconnecting from change does not recapture the past. It loses the future. - Kathleen Norris
What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
One ought to hold on to one's heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Count your blessings, discount you’re loses - John Paul Warren
It's all fun and games until someone loses an eye. Then it's fun and games you can't see anymore. - James Hetfield
It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours. - Harry S Truman
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed. - William James
One loses all the time which he might employ to better purpose.
What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and yet loses his soul?
Every man is important is he loses his life; and every man is funny if he loses his hat and has to run after it. - G. K. Chesterton
But what does he profit if the man gains the world but loses his soul? - Anonymous
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