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Losing Quotes

Loss might mean opposite of profit like a lost game or a major loss like a close person either passing away or leaving you. But irrespective of the type of loss, there is just one feeling – the feeling that something has been taken away from you and there is nothing that can make it return. A feeling of helplessness overcomes when one undergoes a loss. Coping with great loss is easier said than done and grief is a natural response to it. Read on the next section to deal with your loss!

James Madison

The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad.

Venus Williams

When you lose, you're more motivated. When you win, you fail to see your mistakes and probably no one can tell you anything.

Arthur Ashe

You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.

Camille Paglia

When anything goes, it's women who lose.

Robin Williams

You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.

Elizabeth I

A fool too late bewares when all the peril is past.

Dan Quayle

Bank failures are caused by depositors who don't deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement.

Lou Holtz

You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.

Miguel de Cervantes

From reading too much, and sleeping too little, his brain dried up on him and he lost his judgment.

Elie Wiesel

There are victories of the soul and spirit. Sometimes, even if you lose, you win.

Leo Buscaglia

Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life.

Maya Angelou

If we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die.

Isaac Asimov

Dalton's records, carefully preserved for a century, were destroyed during the World War II bombing of Manchester. It is not only the living who are killed in war.

Zora Neale Hurston

It's a funny thing, the less people have to live for, the less nerve they have to risk losing nothing.

Miguel de Cervantes

He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.

John Greenleaf Whittier

When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead.

Charles Bukowski

If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose.

Anais Nin

I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.

Zig Ziglar

If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost.

Lou Holtz

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.

Gertrude Stein

Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.

Robin Williams

Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they've got nothing to lose.

Venus Williams

In my mind, I'm always the best. If I walk out on the court (and) I think the next person is better, I've already lost.

Billie Jean King

A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.

Thomas Merton

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.

Napoleon Bonaparte

A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.

Vince Lombardi

It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you're a winner, when you're number one. What you got to have is faith and discipline when you're not a winner.

Jules Renard

Failure is not our only punishment for laziness; there is also the success of others.

Robert Burns

Let them cant about decorum, Who have characters to lose!

Jules Renard

Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.

William Lyon Phelps

If at first you don't succeed, find out if the loser gets anything.

Robert Kennedy

Whenever men take the law into their own hands, the loser is the law. And when the law loses, freedom languishes.

Halle Berry

When I was a kid, my mother told me that if you could not be a good loser, then there's no way you could be a good winner.

Walter Scott

Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities.

Charles Lamb

I love to lose myself in other men's minds.

Walt Whitman

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.

Golda Meir

It is true we have won all our wars, but we have paid for them. We don't want victories anymore.

Dorothy Day

The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on.

Walter Scott

If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice. If he leaves it empty, he gets actors.

Hillaire Belloc

Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun.

Robert Frost

Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on.

John Greenleaf Whittier

Beauty seen is never lost, God's colors all are fast.

Adam Smith

The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence.

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Anais Nin

Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.

Joseph Addison

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.

Abraham Lincoln

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.

George Eliot

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.

Henry Miller

Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.

Rita Mae Brown

Pornography exists for the lonesome, the ugly, the fearful - It's made for the losers.

William Shakespeare

If we are marked to die, we are enough to do our country loss; and if to live, the fewer men, the greater share of honor.

Keanu Reeves

Artists are losing the choice to use film. People have a love for it - the grain, how it feels, the texture.

Keanu Reeves

I think - I don't know, maybe it's nostalgia. But the choice, losing the choice to be able to use film is going to be - it's gone. It's going to be gone.