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Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
A testimony of the truth of the gospel does not come the same way to all people. Some receive it in a unique, life-changing experience. Others gain a testimony slowly, almost imperceptibly until, one day, they simply know.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
I've talked to a number of actors who have gained weight for roles, and just the sheer physical toll it puts on one's knees and shoulders - no one wants to do it again. I'm 57 and I don't think I'm going to take on any job or go on vacation again and see to it that I can gain 30 pounds.
I tend to be slim and you know, I actually can lose weight quicker than I can gain it.
If American men are obsessed with money, American women are obsessed with weight. The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss, and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
I used to work for the World Health Organisation in poor countries all over the world - Bangladesh, Korea, the Philippines and India. You learn a whole range of things about how other people are living and try to connect with them to gain an understanding of where they're coming from.
The only reason I took steroids was for my health purposes. I did not take steroids to get any gain for any strength purposes.
The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. We will gain the inevitable triumph, so help us God.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money.
You may gain temporary appeasement by a policy of concession to violence, but you do not gain lasting peace that way.
Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another.
Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.
E. O. Wilson
War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow man.
I don't think anything's more rewarding than hearing that you've helped someone gain a love of reading.
There's no bad consequence to loving fully, with all your heart. You always gain by giving love.
Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.
Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live.
We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.
Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.
If you destroy the credibility of those people or institutions that could undermine your own, you create an opportunity for your voice, however irresponsible or misleading it may be, to gain traction.
We gain freedom when we have paid the full price.
To play well you must feel tranquil and at peace. I have never been troubled by nerves in golf because I felt I had nothing to lose and everything to gain.
I worry that business leaders are more interested in material gain than they are in having the patience to build up a strong organization, and a strong organization starts with caring for their people.
The future may be made up of many factors but where it truly lies is in the hearts and minds of men. Your dedication should not be confined for your own gain, but unleashes your passion for our beloved country as well as for the integrity and humanity of mankind.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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