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The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.
Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession as they torment us with their loss.
A great man is one who leaves others at a loss after he is gone.
Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness.
Every nation whose affairs betray a want of wisdom and stability may calculate on every loss which can be sustained from the more systematic policy of its wiser neighbors.
We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.
James M. Barrie
I think loss of loved ones is the hardest blow in life.
Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor.
The mark of a true politician is that he is never at a loss for words because he is always half-expecting to be asked to make a speech.
Richard M. Nixon
War kills men, and men deplore the loss; but war also crushes bad principles and tyrants, and so saves societies.
Charles Caleb Colton
I am always at a loss at how much to believe of my own stories.
Everything that everyone is afraid of has already happened: The fragility of capitalism, which we don't want to admit; the loss of the empire of the United States; and American exceptionalism. In fact, American exceptionalism is that we are exceptionally backward in about fifteen different categories, from education to infrastructure.
It is a proof of our natural bias to evil, that gain is slower and harder than loss in all things good; but in all things bad getting is quicker and easier than getting rid of.
We Greeks are lovers of the beautiful, yet simple in our tastes, and we cultivate the mind without loss of manliness.
And yet, I suppose you mourn the loss or the death of what you thought your life was, even if you find your life is better after. You mourn the future that you thought you'd planned.
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.
Two aged men, that had been foes for life, Met by a grave, and wept - and in those tears They washed away the memory of their strife; Then wept again the loss of all those years.
Good generalship is a realization that... you've got to try and figure out how to accomplish your mission with a minimum loss of human life.
'Tis not where we lie, but whence we fell; the loss of heaven's the greatest pain in hell.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
The loss of life will be irreplaceable.
The best way to guarantee a loss is to quit.
When you lose a person you love so much, surviving the loss is difficult.
Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.
There are so many opportunities in life, that the loss of two or three capabilities is not necessarily debilitating. A handicap can give you the opportunity to focus more on art, writing, or music.
It was quite a European war until 1917, when the Americans joined up. They don't have the same sense of the loss of innocence and the cataclysmic loss of life. A whole generation was wiped out.
I always found the extraordinary loss of life in the First World War very moving. I remember learning about it as a very young child, as an eight- or nine-year-old, asking my teachers what poppies were for. Every year the teachers would suddenly wear these red paper flowers in their lapels, and I would say 'What does that mean?'
At a family's most difficult time, I want to make sure at a minimum that they have the very basic of comforts: the ability to grieve their loss privately and the knowledge that their country is grateful for their loved one's sacrifice and service.
Like every other girl in the world, my most embarrassing moment had to do with a guy completely turning me down. His loss!
There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.
Bad company is as instructive as licentiousness. One makes up for the loss of one's innocence with the loss of one's prejudices.
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