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Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

Tags: Failure, Success  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

Anticipating that most poetry will be worse than carrying heavy luggage through O'Hare Airport, the public, to its loss, reads very little of it.

Tags: Poetry, Public  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

The divisions of Perspective are 3, as used in drawing; of these, the first includes the diminution in size of opaque objects; the second treats of the diminution and loss of outline in such opaque objects; the third, of the diminution and loss of colour at long distances.

Tags: Second, Used  ✍ Author: DMX

There has been loss of steel manufacturing. Those people need jobs. Where you have to build the third airport is where people are. So you're right; if his site isn't playable, then our site is right next to it.

Tags: Jobs, Next  ✍ Author: Richard M. Daley

Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.

Tags: Beginning, Hope  ✍ Author: Ellen DeGeneres

It's easier to identify with loss than love, because we have had so much more experience of it.

Tags: Experience, Love  ✍ Author: Roger Ebert

The once-unthinkable loss of the AAA rating will constitute a further hit to already fragile business and consumer confidence.

Tags: Business, Confidence  ✍ Author: Mohamed El-Erian

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession as they torment us with their loss.

Tags: Possession, Riches  ✍ Author: Nora Ephron

The increased presence of Muslims in Italy and in Europe is directly proportional to our loss of freedom.

Tags: Europe, Freedom  ✍ Author: Oriana Fallaci

The best way to guarantee a loss is to quit.

Tags: Best, Quit  ✍ Author: Morgan Freeman

Further, a defensive policy involves the loss of the initiative, with all the consequent disadvantages to the defender.

Tags: Initiative, Policy  ✍ Author: Douglas Haig

I am always at a loss at how much to believe of my own stories.

Tags: Stories  ✍ Author: Washington Irving

Accept loss forever.

Tags: Accept, Forever  ✍ Author: Jack Kerouac

On July 18, we will mark the 12th anniversary of the senseless loss of 85 lives in the bombing of the Jewish Cultural Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Tags: Jewish, Lives  ✍ Author: Tom Lantos

Loss is so paradoxical: It is at once enormous and tiny.

Tags: Once, Tiny  ✍ Author: Heather O\'Rourke

The loss of life will be irreplaceable.

Tags: Life  ✍ Author: Dan Quayle

If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be greatly at a loss.

Tags: Company, Often  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power.

Tags: Fear, Power  ✍ Author: John Steinbeck

No amount of skill on the part of the actress can make up for the loss of youth.

Tags: Actress, Youth  ✍ Author: Ellen Terry

Increasingly prices are set by sellers to raise their prices without a loss of sales sufficient to wipe out the gain.

Tags: Gain, Sales  ✍ Author: William Vickrey

A $1.7 billion average increase in electricity costs is estimated to result in a $1.3 billion decrease in personal income and a loss of 13,000 more jobs in the region.

Tags: Personal, Result  ✍ Author: Greg Walden

The first poem I ever wrote, about loss, when I was 5 years old, expressed the themes of everything I would ever write.

Tags: Old, Write  ✍ Author: Marguerite Young

If you believe that weight loss requires self-deprivation, I'm going to teach you otherwise.

Tags: Teach, Weight  ✍ Author: Robert Atkins

We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.

Tags: Understand, Until  ✍ Author: James M. Barrie

Do not measure your loss by itself; if you do, it will seem intolerable; but if you will take all human affairs into account you will find that some comfort is to be derived from them.

Tags: Human, Seem  ✍ Author: Count Basie
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Relinquishing apparent national sovereignty does not have to entail a loss of national sovereignty, but can actually be a benefit.

Tags: Actually, National  ✍ Author: Ulrich Beck

I don't do e-mails.

Tags: Memories, Memory  ✍ Author: Pat Bowlen

It is like visiting one's funeral, like visiting loss in its purest and most monumental form, this wild darkness, which is not only unknown but which one cannot enter as oneself.

Tags: Cannot, Darkness  ✍ Author: Harold Brodkey

What loss feels he that wots not what he loses?

Tags: Feels, Loses  ✍ Author: Van Wyck Brooks

I cite these events because I think they underline two very disturbing phenomena - the loss of U.S. international credibility, the growing U.S. international isolation.

Tags: Events, Growing  ✍ Author: Zbigniew Brzezinski

Every loss of life is terrible.

Tags: Life, Terrible  ✍ Author: George H. W. Bush

It's not right to say that our loss in Vietnam turned out to be a gain. But lessons were learned. And they were the right lessons.

Tags: Gain, Learned  ✍ Author: Tom Clancy

Although biodiversity loss continues globally, many countries are significantly slowing the rate of loss by shoring up protected natural areas and the services they provide, and in expanding national park systems with tighter management and more secure funding.

Tags: National, Natural  ✍ Author: Helen Clark

Anyone who has experienced a certain amount of loss in their life has empathy for those who have experienced loss.

Tags: Anyone, Life  ✍ Author: Anderson Cooper

You know what the secret to weight loss is? Don't eat much.

Tags: Eat, Secret  ✍ Author: Simon Cowell

There are constant cycles in history. There is loss, but it is always followed by regeneration. The tales of our elders who remember such cycles are very important to us now.

Tags: History, Remember  ✍ Author: Sandra Dee

When a role for a young guy is being offered to me, I think of River Phoenix. It feels like a loss.

Tags: Guy, Young  ✍ Author: Leonardo DiCaprio

The rate of human invention is faster, and the rate of cultural loss is slower, in areas occupied by many competing societies with many individuals and in contact with societies elsewhere.

Tags: Human, Invention  ✍ Author: Jared Diamond

I deplore the loss of arts on BBC One and Two.

Tags: Arts  ✍ Author: Jonathan Dimbleby

The job of the poet is to render the world - to see it and report it without loss, without perversion. No poet ever talks about feelings. Only sentimental people do.

Tags: Feelings, Job  ✍ Author: Mark Van Doren

Without whining and without making myself a tragic figure, there is no replacement for the loss of your privacy. It's a huge sacrifice.

Tags: Making, Sacrifice  ✍ Author: David Duchovny

When followed correctly, the Dukan Diet is both a safe and effective method of weight loss.

Tags: Both, Diet  ✍ Author: Olympia Dukakis

If I win seven tournaments in a row, I get so confident I'm in a cloud. A loss gets me eager again.

Tags: Again, Win  ✍ Author: Chris Evert

The loss of liberty which must attend being a wife was of all things the most horrible to my imagination.

Tags: Liberty, Wife  ✍ Author: Sarah Fielding

No, as it turns out, I really like being congratulated on my weight loss. I like it so much, it's tragic.

Tags: Tragic, Weight  ✍ Author: Carrie Fisher

There is the danger of over preparation, of loss of spontaneity; over rehearsal is the most terrible thing you can imagine. We do have a very close association between costume and set designer, though. And the cameraman is very important, of course.

Tags: Between, Though  ✍ Author: Terence Fisher

Here's the secret to weight loss: It's all about crowding out, not cutting out.

Tags: Here, Secret  ✍ Author: Doug E. Fresh

One should never be sexually involved with anyone one genuinely cares for. A sexual relationship guarantees a loss.

Tags: Anyone, Involved  ✍ Author: Mary Gordon

Riches do not delight us so much with their possession, as torment us with their loss.

Tags: Possession, Riches  ✍ Author: Dick Gregory

If people can't acknowledge the wisdom of indigenous cultures, then that's their loss.

Tags: Indigenous, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Bede Griffiths

I've seen Animal Collective live, and I suffered permanent hearing loss from that show!

Tags: Seen, Show  ✍ Author: Grimes

There is no lasting glory in rapid weight loss.

Tags: Glory, Weight  ✍ Author: Mireille Guiliano

When I was in the seventh grade I did a report about the environment and the loss of species. It was supposed to be only a few pages, but ended up being nearly 50.

Tags: Few, Grade  ✍ Author: Woody Harrelson

All the new thinking is about loss, In this it resembles all the old thinking.

Tags: Old, Thinking  ✍ Author: Robert Hass

The loss just made me hungry; it made me want to go out and win another title.

Tags: Another, Win  ✍ Author: Thomas Hearns

I see the iPad as a wonderful new drawing medium, but I am at a loss as to how to make it pay.

Tags: Pay, Wonderful  ✍ Author: David Hockney

Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor.

Tags: Prejudice, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Eric Hoffer

I'm prouder of my weight loss than my Oscar!

Tags: Oscar, Weight  ✍ Author: Jennifer Hudson

If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating.

Tags: Food, Support  ✍ Author: Leigh Hunt

The acknowledgment of our weakness is the first step in repairing our loss.

Tags: Step, Weakness  ✍ Author: Ellie Kemper

Of course, I also attribute some of my hearing loss to being in the infantry in World War II. It's probably a combination of heredity and noise exposure.

Tags: Hearing, War  ✍ Author: George Kennedy

The loss of a child is the most terrifying place for me to go.

Tags: Child, Place  ✍ Author: Nicole Kidman

To win you have to risk loss.

Tags: Risk, Win  ✍ Author: Jean-Claude Killy

I'm at a loss for words. But even my loss is amplified.

Tags: Amplified, Words  ✍ Author: Talib Kweli

A practical botanist will distinguish at the first glance the plant of the different quarters of the globe and yet will be at a loss to tell by what marks he detects them.

Tags: Practical, Tell  ✍ Author: Carolus Linnaeus

Much of our national debate proceeds as if China and America were locked in a zero-sum game in which one's loss is precisely the other's gain.

Tags: America, Game  ✍ Author: Brian Littrell

I was going to buy a book on hair loss, but the pages kept falling out.

Tags: Book, Hair  ✍ Author: Jack London

You may lose by it now and then, but it will be a loss well gained if you do.

Tags: Lose, May  ✍ Author: E. V. Lucas

There are more effective ways of tackling environmental problems including global warming, proliferation of plastics, urban sprawl, and the loss of biodiversity than by treaties, top-down regulations, and other approaches offered by big governments and their dependents.

Tags: Big, Problems  ✍ Author: Preston Manning

Successful weight loss takes programming, not willpower.

Tags: Successful, Takes  ✍ Author: Phil McGraw

Our loss was very heavy, especially in the officers. Capt. Sale, of Co. E, Duke's regt, was among the killed, making the third Capt. that has been killed in that company.

Tags: Company, Making  ✍ Author: John Hunt Morgan

The pain of retirement means loss.

Tags: Means, Pain  ✍ Author: Joe Murray

I get heartbroken flying into L.A. It's just this feeling of unspecific loss. Can you imagine what the San Fernando Valley was when it was all wheat fields? Can you imagine what John Steinbeck saw?

Tags: Feeling, Imagine  ✍ Author: Edward Norton

I would never think of crying about any loss of an office, because that's always a possibility, and if you're professional, then you deal with it professionally.

Tags: Deal, Office  ✍ Author: Nancy Pelosi

Since grief only aggravates your loss, grieve not for what is past.

Tags: Past, Since  ✍ Author: Walker Percy

If you look at casualties, you find countries that had much higher loss rates per capita than the US. Denmark comes to mind, the United Kingdom, they have suffered heavy losses at various points, the Germans as well.

Tags: Mind, United  ✍ Author: David Petraeus

A family is a risky venture, because the greater the love, the greater the loss... That's the trade-off. But I'll take it all.

Tags: Family, Love  ✍ Author: Gene Pitney

Since he is of no use anymore, there is no gain if he lives and no loss if he dies.

Tags: Lives, Since  ✍ Author: Neil Postman

There's a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out.

Tags: Bit, Magic  ✍ Author: Lou Reed

The slaves of socialism are slaves, but they are no one's property and therefore no one's loss.

Tags: Property, Socialism  ✍ Author: George Reisman

I usually point out that most loss of life and property has been due to the collapse of antiquated and unsafe structures, mostly of brick and other masonry.

Tags: Life, Point  ✍ Author: Charles Francis Richter

I think this lack of a center has something to do with the loss of certainties that Christianity had to offer.

Tags: Center, Lack  ✍ Author: Bridget Riley

One loss is good for the soul, Too many losses is not good for the coach.

Tags: Good, Soul  ✍ Author: Knute Rockne

The thing about hearing loss is that no one can see it. Most people are so impatient; they just assume that the person with hearing loss is being rude, or slow-witted.

Tags: Assume, Rude  ✍ Author: Marion Ross

I have to constantly remind myself that I am communicating with a person with hearing loss.

Tags: Hearing, Remind  ✍ Author: Marion Ross

The European nations' loss of sovereignty to the EU should be a warning to Americans.

Tags: Nations, Warning  ✍ Author: Phyllis Schlafly

I don't think I responded very well to the sudden celebrity, the sudden fame, and the loss of privacy.

Tags: Fame, Privacy  ✍ Author: Brian Schweitzer

I think loss can fuel how you lead your whole life.

Tags: Life, Whole  ✍ Author: Martin Short

A very powerful theme in fiction is that of loss.

Tags: Fiction, Powerful  ✍ Author: Alan Smith

No one can train you to be famous. How do you deal with the loss of anonymity, the loss of privacy? You have to be disciplined.

Tags: Deal, Famous  ✍ Author: Wesley Snipes

The more we heat up the planet, the more it costs all of us, not just in money, but in colossal famines, displacements, deaths, and species extinctions, as well as in the loss of some of the things that make this planet a blue-green jewel, including its specialized habitats from the melting Arctic to bleaching coral reefs.

Tags: Heat, Money  ✍ Author: Rebecca Solnit

You're always going to survive the pain of loss. I can live with that confidence inside of me.

Tags: Confidence, Pain  ✍ Author: Hope Solo

My biggest loss was the Olympics. I just can't forget losing. I never will.

Tags: Forget, Losing  ✍ Author: Mark Spitz

Around people I don't know, I'm totally at a loss.

Tags: Totally  ✍ Author: Barbra Streisand

The attack did not succeed as well as I had hoped, no small impediment having been the loss of my right leg.

Tags: Small, Succeed  ✍ Author: Charles Sturt

There is a certain sense of loss when a series ends.

Tags: Ends, Sense  ✍ Author: Jodi Sweetin

The biggest tragedy I had was the loss of my daughter from neuromuscular disease in 2000, at age 46.

Tags: Age, Tragedy  ✍ Author: Alvin Toffler

I will not be responsible for the loss of the Democratic majority in the United States Senate.

Tags: Democratic, United  ✍ Author: Robert Torricelli

Lightness, jesting, and joking, can only be indulged at the expense of barrenness of soul, and the loss of the favor of God.

Tags: God, Soul  ✍ Author: Ellen G. White

Though large herds of deer do much harm to the neighbourhood, yet the injury to the morals of the people is of more moment than the loss of their crops.

Tags: Moment, Though  ✍ Author: Gilbert White

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