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I'm scared to death of being poor. It's like a fat girl who loses 500 pounds but is always fat inside. I grew up poor and will always feel poor inside. It's my pet paranoia.
I like to have a thing suggested rather than told in full. When every detail is given, the mind rests satisfied, and the imagination loses the desire to use its own wings.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
What is divine? It is simply that which man has not been able to understand. Once you do, it loses its divinity.
The conventional army loses if it does not win. The guerrilla wins if he does not lose.
Henry A. Kissinger
I love watching the Serengeti, the way lions live. The only way the king lion loses his crown is by somebody physically defeating him.
The saddest thing that befalls a soul is when it loses faith in God and woman.
This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook.
The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it especially in art.
God removes the sin of the one who makes humble confession, and thereby the devil loses the sovereignty he had gained over the human heart.
The farther reason looks the greater is the haze in which it loses itself.
Johann Georg Hamann
It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.
Harry S Truman
When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses.
Once an organization loses its spirit of pioneering and rests on its early work, its progress stops.
Thomas J. Watson
Logic, like whiskey, loses its beneficial effect when taken in too large quantities.
The ballplayer who loses his head, who can't keep his cool, is worse than no ballplayer at all.
Idealism loses to pragmatism when it comes to winning elections.
Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value.
Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes.
He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.
Miguel de Cervantes
A loser doesn't know what he'll do if he loses, but talks about what he'll do if he wins, and a winner doesn't talk about what he'll do if he wins, but knows what he'll do if he loses.
The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with revelation, with God, with itself, loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred from the air and the cheering light from heaven.
William Ellery Channing
As soon as you try to describe a close friendship, it loses something.
No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
George Bernard Shaw
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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