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    In times of war, it is often best to look to our history to see how past generations of Americans dealt with the loss of their countrymen in just causes.
    — Virginia Foxx
    tags: time  past  loss  war  american 
    The occult powers may be possessed by soul, but if they are not used in the right way it is a loss rather than a gain.
    — Virchand Gandhi
    tags: power  loss  soul  right 
    With all his greatness and accomplishments on the guitar, Dime will be missed more for his giving personality, charisma, caring for others, love and most of all his heart. Twice as big as the state of Texas. Dime gave it all every day to each and every one of us and our lives have forever been hollowed without him" Thanks to all of you for reaching out to us in this time of our immeasurable loss. Rest in peace brother Dime.
    — Vinnie Paul
    Who will excuse us before God for the loss of such a great number of people, who could be saved by the slight assistance we could give them?
    — Vincent de Paul
    tags: people  loss  god 
    [T]hese losses of the Church in the past hundred years give us reason to fear in the present misfortune that in another hundred years we may lose the Church entirely in Europe. So, keeping this fear in mind, blessed are those who cooperate in extending the Church elsewhere.
    — Vincent de Paul
    tags: fear  past  present  loss  blessed  church  mind  year 
    People told me I'd have to deal more with losing at this level. I understood that, but I didn't want to start accepting losses.
    — Vince Young
    tags: people  loss 
    Investment banking has, in recent years, resembled a casino, and the massive scale of gambling losses has dragged down traditional activities as banks try to rebuild their balance sheets.
    — Vince Cable
    tags: loss  balance  year  gambling 
    It would be flattering to call it a modern Dirty Harry, but I think this film deals more with the loss of his wife than the traditional revenge vigilante films.
    — Vin Diesel
    tags: loss  revenge  film  wife 
    Once a big loss has happened it is part of the picture forever. Not something you "get over." While each loss has felt specific, one thing I miss with each loss is entirely selfish, I miss the way a particular person saw me, understood me. But part of the challenge of being alive is to remain curious in any circumstance and this has helped me with grief. I want to feel all the contours and contradictions of living.
    — Victoria Redel
    Throughout Asia and Europe, pearls were traditionally believed to ease a range of conditions, including eye diseases, fever, insomnia, 'female complaints', dysentery, whooping cough, measles, loss of virility, and bed-wetting ... Though nobody seems to advertise the potential for pearls to cure bed-wetting anymore.
    — Victoria Finlay
    tags: loss  eyes  potential 
    There are three needs of the griever: To find the words for the loss, to say the words aloud and to know that the words have been heard.
    — Victoria Alexander
    tags: loss 
    Today in Ukraine, many people struggle to survive, older ones often see the breakdown of the Soviet system as a loss of stability and security for average people, and therefore a certain hostility to quickly acquired wealth is from their point of view quite understandable at the first look.
    — Victor Pinchuk
    tags: people  loss  struggle  wealth 
    Jesmyn Ward is an alchemist. She transmutes pain and loss into gold. Men We Reaped illustrates hardships but thankfully, vitally, it's just as clear about the humor, the intelligence, the tenderness, the brilliance of the folks in DeLisle, Mississippi. A community that's usually wiped off the literary map can't be erased when it's in a book this good.
    — Victor LaValle
    Complete and accurate surveillance as a means of control is probably a practical impossibility. What is much more likely is a loss of privacy and constant inconvenience as the wrong people gain access to information, as one wastes time convincing the inquisitors that one is in fact innocent, or as one struggles to untangle the errors of the errant machine.
    — Victor C. Ferkiss
    This morning we were notified about the horrible news of the series of terrorist attacks in the United States, that have left a great trail of destruction. Mexico expresses its condolences to the Government and the American people for the irreparable human losses. We also express our energetic condemnation to these attacks. I have informed President George Bush of our feelings of sorrow and our solidarity in such difficult moments.
    — Vicente Fox
    When my Azzedine jacket from 1987 died, I wrapped it up in a box, attached a note saying where it came from and took it to the Salvation Army. It was a big loss.
    — Veronica Webb
    tags: loss  saying  salvation 
    Surviving a loss and letting go is only half of the story. The other half is the secret belief that we will find, in one form or another, what we have lost. And it is that potential, shimmery as a star on a clear night that helps us survives.
    — Veronica Chambers
    If you call one thing good, you must call its opposite bad. If you think it wonderful to make a big profit in your business, you will also think it terrible if you incur a large loss. The idea is to live above the opposites.
    — Vernon Howard
    tags: live  loss  bad  ideas  business 
    Change is never a loss - it is change only.
    — Vernon Howard
    tags: loss 
    I have a two-year-old who just turned three, and my four-year-old just turned five. I have the same irrational feelings taking them to pre-school. It's this charged combination of stress and joy and anxiety and excitement. When they're away, you've got a sudden loss of purpose and this ever-present fear about the kid's welfare. The departure of our children from our nest is not an easy thing.
    — Vera Farmiga
    tags: children  fear  joy  loss  anxiety  child  stress  kids 
    Losses have propelled me to even bigger places, so I understand the importance of losing. You can never get complacent because a loss is always around the corner. It's in any game that you're in - a business game or whatever - you can't get complacent.
    — Venus Williams
    tags: loss  business  games 
    Grand Slam losses are hard. I treat myself after losses though, I usually go to McDonald's and I have a hamburger and you know, something. Because you know, you just need to be nice to yourself sometimes after the loss.
    — Venus Williams
    tags: loss 
    You can never get complacent because a loss is always around the corner.
    — Venus Williams
    tags: loss 
    I like Iron Maiden and a few other bands, but by and large I don't like metal music. Most of it simply put reeks. This meant that it was no great loss for me to drop the metal music altogether.
    — Varg Vikernes
    tags: loss  music 
    It's this amazing combination to play, really, of somebody who's actually very fragile and hasn't really grown up properly yet - at least in a healthy environment - and has suffered immense loss with her dad - like that line where she says, [in the words of her father [King George VI], "Yes, 'Elizabeth is my pride but Margaret's my joy." She holds onto it!
    — Vanessa Kirby
    After a lifetime of losing and gaining weight, I get it. No matter how you slice it, weight loss comes down to the simple formula of calories in, calories out.
    — Valerie Bertinelli
    tags: loss 
    The businessman who is a novelist is able to drop in on literature and feel no suicidal loss of esteem if the lady is not at home, and he can spend his life preparing without fuss for the awful interview.
    — V. S. Pritchett
    tags: loss  literature 
    Whenever Allah gives a blessing to a servant, and then takes it back from him, and the servant patiently endures his loss, then He rewards him with a blessing which is better than the one which He took back.
    — Umar II
    tags: loss  blessing 
    Relinquishing apparent national sovereignty does not have to entail a loss of national sovereignty, but can actually be a benefit.
    — Ulrich Beck
    tags: loss 
    I am very much afraid that the loss of Cyrenaica will have serious political consequences for the Duce.
    — Ugo Cavallero
    As you understand the game of football, you understand that it is about wins and losses.
    — Tyrone Willingham
    tags: loss  games  football 
    It's certainly a loss for us here at the University of Washington, because Jeff Compher has been a wonderful friend and administrator. Jeff is a football man first, but he has the compassion and desire to make all of Northern Illinois' programs successful. He's one heck of a guy.
    — Tyrone Willingham
    The good news of the gospel [for sufferers] is not an exhortation from above to 'hang on at all costs,' or 'grin and bear it' in the midst of hardship. No, the good news is that God is hanging on to you, and in the end, when all is said and done, the power of God will triumph over every pain and loss.
    — Tullian Tchividjian
    tags: pain  power  loss  god  gospel 
    God is inviting you today to appropriately grieve your pains and losses and to acknowledge the world is seriously broken.
    — Tullian Tchividjian
    tags: pain  world  loss  broken  god 
    Unfulfilled dreams, ongoing relational tension, the loss of friendships, a hard marriage, rebellious teenagers, the death of loved ones, remaining sinful patterns - whatever it is for you - live long enough, lose enough, suffer enough, and the idealism of youth fades, leaving behind the reality of life in a broken world as a broken person.
    — Tullian Tchividjian
    Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another - too often ending in the loss of both.
    — Tryon Edwards
    tags: loss  sacrifice  right  hope 
    Well, I write a lot of poetry - that's where it usually all starts. I definitely want to show you guys sides of me - love, loss, heartbreak - all of that good stuff!
    — Tristan Wilds
    tags: loss  poetry  write 
    The most important thing I want to get across is that maintaining weight loss is just hard. It takes a dedication to exercise and eating right most of the time. I'm not saying I don't enjoy the days that I'm not eating chocolate cake. But I do particularly like those days when I am eating chocolate cake.
    — Trisha Yearwood
    tags: time  loss  right  saying  exercise 
    Pure poetry in motion. A swift-moving, heartfelt tale of love and loss, two stories intersecting-an d connecting-by magic. Michelle Baker is a born poet, and a born writer. The Canoe is just the start of what I hope to be a long idyllic journey through the love and soul of the human heart.
    — Trent Zelazny
    tags: heart  loss  magic  journey  human  soul  stories  poetry  poet  hope 
    Bones heal, but the loss of my friend will never heal.
    — Tracy Morgan
    tags: friends  loss 
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