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Writers of novels and romance in general bring a double loss to their readers; robbing them of their time and money; representing men, manners, and things, that never have been, or are likely to be.
Mary Wortley Montagu
The loss of wealth is loss of dirt, as sages in all times assert; The happy man's without a shirt.
After the loss of Columbia a couple of years ago, I think we were reminded of the risk. All of us, though, have always known that the Space Shuttle is a very risky vehicle, much more risky than even flying airplanes in combat.
It is wisest to be impartial. If you have health, but are attached to it, you will always be afraid of losing it. And if you fear that loss, but become ill, you will suffer. Why not remain forever joyful in the Self?
You don't that often see writers being sought out when there are matters of great moment to discuss. And I think that's a loss.
I see the iPad as a wonderful new drawing medium, but I am at a loss as to how to make it pay.
Around people I don't know, I'm totally at a loss.
I've lost lots of men in my life, besides my mother, which is a whole different loss.
The loss of a child is the most terrifying place for me to go.
Leave bands, go back to obscurity if I choose to, without a great sense of loss of security because it's all been based on the fact that I did it on my own or was doing, enjoying doing it on my own in the first place.
I'm at a loss for words. But even my loss is amplified.
For some small number of people, a parental loss appears to be, ultimately, a desirable difficulty - again, not a large number.
My focus on 9/11 was on the victims - in the towers, in the planes - and all that loss.
Evolutionary psychologists suggest that humans experienced evolutionary benefits from brain developments that included aversion to loss and risk and from instincts for cooperation that helped strengthen communities.
It is a political thriller. It's very action packed and it's very exciting, but at the same time it's a very big soulful love story about longing and loss. They're not separate, they're completely dependent on one another.
Experts said public companies worry about the loss of customer confidence and the legal liability to shareholders or security vendors when they report flaws.
No family should have to endure the loss of a loved one at the hands of a previously convicted violent criminal.
You can lose a game but, I see guys every week including myself, you lose a game, it's a tough loss, you're down, two weeks later you forgot about it. You know it's amazing how down you were, but all of the sudden you're like it never happened.
A good poem looks life straight in the face, unflinching, sincere, equal to revelation through loss or gain.
When you have a tough loss, go through it and agonize. I had one loss that I still want to change, but at the same time I realize it is an important part of who I am.
A large psychic void is left by a loss of faith. So many Catholics have tried so many things to replace it.
I've been through cancer, divorce, loss and bereavement, but they are things most humans go through.
Several years ago, I began losing my hair, and like a lot of men, it was a major concern to me, in fact it was practically an obsession. But, also I'm an actor, so I'm in the public eye a lot and I really felt that my hair loss could affect my career prospects.
Justice must be done in investigating the tragic death of Mr. Freddie Gray. His family deserves our deepest sympathy and respect for their loss, and our admiration for their courage in calling us, as a city, to act as our better selves.
I believe that all forms of socialism have been proven over time to result in a loss of both economic and civil liberties, with increasing poverty.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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