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    loss Quotes

    This loss of self contributes to illness in its myriad forms.
    — Sidney Jourard
    tags: loss  self  illness 
    New York is the perfect town for getting over a disappointment, a loss, or a broken heart.
    — Shirley MacLaine
    The loss of magic is the denial of unlimited possibility.
    — Shirley MacLaine
    It goes without saying that the stability of the Middle East is the foundation for peace and prosperity for the world, and of course for Japan. Should we leave terrorism or weapons of mass destruction to spread in this region, the loss imparted upon the international community would be immeasurable.
    — Shinzo Abe
    There will always be a part of you that misses her. You'll see something that reminds you of her and want to tell her about it, only to realize she's not there anymore. Then you'll feel her loss all over again. (Ravyn) You're not helping me, Ravyn. (Jack) I know, buddy. But you will eventually make peace with yourself, and that's the most important thing. Eventually, you'll even be able to smile again when you think about her. (Ravyn)
    — Sherrilyn Kenyon
    tags: peace  loss  smile 
    Nick, space. Now. (Acheron) Go, Nick, fetch. Here, boy, here. You should let me borrow one of those leather collars you wear and give me a tag with Kyrian's number on it. "In case of loss, call my owner.' (Nick)
    — Sherrilyn Kenyon
    tags: loss  space  boys 
    You win some, you lose some, and your losses are never made up to you. She will simply have to do without; like it or not, she must face her losses and her helplessness to undo them.
    — Sheldon B. Kopp
    tags: loss 
    When we don't deal honestly with our lives and the losses we face, when we try to anesthetize the pain and move on, then the suppressed anger or fear or guilt will deal with us until we are ready to deal with those issues.
    — Sheila Walsh
    tags: fear  pain  live  loss  anger  guilt 
    As we got more interested in time management and productivity, we lost the individual, and with that individual loss, we lost happiness as well. So I think the world has actually been malnourished as we've focused so much on productivity and ignored happiness and meaning to our own detriment.
    — Shawn Achor
    I believe that suffering is part of the narrative, and that nothing really good gets built when everything's easy. I believe that loss and emptiness and confusion often give way to new fullness and wisdom.
    — Shauna Niequist
    You have to remember that no matter how big your goals or how many you have, there are going to be times when you miss by a little bit. You have to be realistic and flexible. One reason I have so many smaller goals is that even if my big goals don't happen, I've still achieved so much along the way, I don't feel the loss.
    — Shannon Miller
    tags: time  loss  goal 
    The price of shallow sex may be a corresponding loss of capacity for deep love.
    — Shana Alexander
    tags: loss  sex 
    When you oppose the shaykh, it's like the slave who kills himself over a quarrel with his master. 'Hey, why are you killing yourself over a quarrel?' He says, 'So my master will suffer loss.'
    — Shams Tabrizi
    tags: loss  master 
    No evil is without its compensation ... it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss, that troubles us.
    — Seneca the Elder
    tags: evil  loss 
    What is one man's gain is another's loss.
    — Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    tags: loss 
    To admire on principle is the only way to imitate without loss of originality.
    — Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    tags: loss 
    My Lord Jesus has fully recompensed my sadness with his joys, my losses with his own presence. I find it a sweet and rich thing to exchange my sorrows with Christ's joys, my afflictions with that sweet peace I have with himself.
    — Samuel Rutherford
    tags: peace  joy  sadness  loss  sorrow  jesus  christ 
    I desire now to make no more pleas with Christ; verily, he hath not put me to a loss by what I suffer; he oweth me nothing; for in my bonds, how sweet and comfortable have the thoughts of him been to me, wherein I find a sufficient recompense of reward!.
    — Samuel Rutherford
    tags: desires  thoughts  loss 
    Christ and His cross are not separable in this life, howbeit Christ and His cross part at heaven's door, for there is no house-room for crosses in heaven. One tear, one sigh, one sad heart, one fear, one loss, one thought of trouble cannot find lodging there.
    — Samuel Rutherford
    tags: fear  heart  thoughts  loss  sad  tears  christ  heaven 
    But let not those worthy young women, who may think themselves destined to a single life, repine over-much at their lot; since, possibly, if they have had no lovers, or having had one, two, or three, have not found a husband, they have had rather a miss than a loss, as men go.
    — Samuel Richardson
    tags: men  women  loss  young  lover 
    Politeness is one of those advantages which we never estimate rightly but by the inconvenience of its loss.
    — Samuel Johnson
    tags: loss  advantage 
    Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it supplies as many images to the mind, and as many topics to the tongue.
    — Samuel Johnson
    But though it cannot be reasonable not to gain happiness for fear of losing it, yet it must be confessed, that in proportion to the pleasure of possession, will be for some time our sorrow for the loss.
    — Samuel Johnson
    Prudence operates on life in the same manner as rule of composition; it produces vigilance rather than elevation; rather prevents loss than procures advantage; and often miscarriages, but seldom reaches either power or honor.
    — Samuel Johnson
    tags: power  loss  rules  honor 
    Nobody can prepare you for the loss of a parent.
    — Samantha Bond
    tags: loss  parent 
    My single biggest financial concern is the loss of the dollar as the reserve currency. I can't imagine anything more disastrous to our country. . .you're already seeing things in the markets that are suggesting that confidence in the dollar is waning. . .I think you could see a 25% reduction in the standard of living in this country if the U.S. dollar was no longer the world's reserve currency. That's how valuable it is.
    — Sam Zell
    Consider it: every person you have ever met, every person will suffer the loss of his friends and family. All are going to lose everything they love in this world. Why would one want to be anything but kind to them in the meantime?
    — Sam Harris
    tags: people  world  friends  loss 
    But love is what we want, not freedom. Who then is the unluckier man? The beloved, who is given his heart's desire and must for ever after fear its loss, or the free man, with his unlooked-for liberty, naked and alone between the captive armies of the earth?
    — Salman Rushdie
    tags: desires  fear  men  freedom  heart  loss  alone  liberty 
    Whenever someone who knows you disappears, you lose one version of yourself. Yourself as you were seen, as you were judged to be. Lover or enemy, mother or friend, those who know us construct us, and their several knowings slant the different facets of our characters like diamond-cutter's tools. Each such loss is a step leading to the grave, where all versions blend and end.
    — Salman Rushdie
    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.
    — Salman Rushdie
    tags: loss  moment 
    It may be argued that the past is a country from which we have all emigrated, that its loss is part of our common humanity.
    — Salman Rushdie
    tags: humanity  past  loss 
    The pressure suit helps if something goes wrong during launch or re-entry - astronauts have a way to parachute off the shuttle. The suits protect you from loss of pressure in case of emergency.
    — Sally Ride
    tags: loss  help  wrong 
    Sex is a game, a weapon, a toy, a joy, a trance, an enlightenment, a loss, a hope.
    — Sallie Tisdale
    tags: joy  loss  sex  enlightenment  hope  games 
    A mother experiences more than one death, even though she herself will only die once. She fears for her husband; she fears for her children; again she fears for the women and children who belong to her children. ... For each of these-whether for loss of possessions, bodily illness, or undesired misfortune-she mourns and grieves no less than those who suffer.
    — Saint John Chrysostom
    The pains of hell are not the greatest part of hell; the loss of heaven is the weightiest woe of hell.
    — Saint John Chrysostom
    tags: pain  loss  hell  heaven 
    Reprimand and rebuke should be accepted as healing remedies for vice and as conducive to good health. From this it is clear that those who pretend to be tolerant because they wish to flatter--those who thus fail to correct sinners--actually cause them to suffer supreme loss and plot the destruction of that life which is their true life.
    — Saint Basil
    Do not measure your loss by itself; if you do, it will seem intolerable; but if you will take all human affairs into account you will find that some comfort is to be derived from them.
    — Saint Basil
    tags: loss  human  comfort 
    [Ending] is partly drawn from a desire to shock the audience, to brutally de-romanticize what many Americans think is happening overseas. And partly drawn from my own childhood: violence and a loss of innocence. But keep in mind that, as a writer, I'm both the criminal and the victim. I'm not trying to get out of anything easy.
    — Said Sayrafiezadeh
    After they underestimated you, you Iraqis, now they've come on land; this attempt is our chance to incur losses on them
    — Saddam Hussein
    tags: chance  loss 
    TRYING TO FILL THE empty SPACE i don't know if I will ever understand this Ache. Perhaps it is simpley and completely Love and what HAPPENS. at the end. Loss November 17, early morning
    — Sabrina Ward Harrison
    tags: loss  space 
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