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    What's given to dunya is lost forever. What's given to Allah is never lost. If you give what you love, for the sake of what He loves, you'll have what you love forever.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: forever  lost 
    We will suffer the moment we take our eyes off the End and get lost in the means.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: moment  lost  eyes 
    Take care of the hearts you've been entrusted with. Once lost, they can be lost from you forever.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: heart  forever  lost  care 
    Something once lost will never return
    — Yana Toboso
    tags: lost 
    I kind of worry about that a little bit - we lost our film culture for 30 years because the Americans came in and bought up all the cinema chains and wouldn't show any Australian films.
    — Yahoo Serious
    tags: culture  lost  worries  film  american  year 
    You took the Alkaholik challenge, and lost your balanceYou underground, we under water drinkin liquid by the gallons
    — Xzibit
    tags: challenge  lost  water 
    In thigh-high yellow leather boots Plump Saphonisba strides. Too bad that, just to hide her calves, Two calves have lost their hides.
    — X. J. Kennedy
    tags: lost  bad 
    We started to confuse entertainment with art, because art has a component of entertainment. It has to have that or it becomes too boring. It becomes too lost in its own devices. But I just think that we started to lose, and even before that, it's not necessary.
    — Wynton Marsalis
    tags: lost 
    We fight for territory. We see it in our Congress, we see it in our political systems, we see it in our ways of life, how separated we are. When we moved out of the cities and we lost all of the memory that was in cities, and we - one of the highest achievements in our culture is to be able to segregate yourself from everyone else, and the deep thing is the deepest punishment is solitary confinement.
    — Wynton Marsalis
    Then down came the lid-the day was lost, for art, at Sarajevo. World-politics stepped in, and a war was started which has not ended yet: a "war to end war." But it merely ended art. It did not end war.
    — Wyndham Lewis
    tags: lost  war 
    For everybody who lost somebody out there and stuff, when you need therapy, music is the best way.
    — Wyclef Jean
    tags: lost  music 
    If you lose your wealth, you have lost nothing; if you lose your health, you have lost something; but if you lose your character, you have lost everything.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: character  health  lost  wealth 
    I could see now that a literary education did not fit one for the popular novelist's trade.Once you had started using words like flavicomous or acroamatic, because you liked the sound of them, you were lost.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: lost  education 
    I think there is something very consoling in feeling lost in space but also feeling grounded, and seeing that all of this is part of a bigger clockwork
    — Wolfgang Tillmans
    tags: lost  seeing  space 
    Being the first black Nobel laureate, and the first African, the African world considered me personal property. I lost the remaining shreds of my anonymity, even to walk a few yards in London, Paris or Frankfurt without being stopped.
    — Wole Soyinka
    tags: world  personal  lost  property  black 
    When a leader encourages the culture of impunity, the society is lost and it makes the work harder for the rest of us.
    — Wole Soyinka
    I think we have tremendous media covering the sport of boxing, even if boxing is a little bit lost in popularity with MMA sports. And I think that with the show 'Lights Out' it's going to get more attention to the sport, and it's going to put more attention to the problems that athletes in general have.
    — Wladimir Klitschko
    tags: problem  lost  attention  media 
    I lost the person I intended to keep.
    — Wiz Khalifa
    tags: people  lost 
    Went from being hated on, to Niggas try to go down the same road I made it on. Aint no love lost but aint no love shown, so now when niggas call i just don not pick up the phone.
    — Wiz Khalifa
    tags: lost 
    Against the background of general freakishness the case of my particular freakishness was lost.
    — Witold Gombrowicz
    tags: lost 
    I like being near the top of a mountain. One can't get lost here.
    — Wislawa Szymborska
    tags: lost 
    We each live in a private, distorted, individual world - stars turning in space, warmed for a moment by each other's light, then lost in infinite distance.
    — Winifred Holtby
    tags: live  world  star  moment  lost  space 
    Major labels just lost their way. It's like the housing bubble. They lost a sense of the fundamentals.
    — Win Butler
    tags: lost  fundamental 
    I think when you've been in a band for a really long time, sometimes you don't appreciate what's good about yourself. It's easy to play something and get too focused on some small detail. It's helpful to have somebody around who can say, "No, that was good." Just so you don't get too lost or forget what you do. You need somebody you really trust who has great taste.
    — Win Butler
    tags: time  trust  lost  appreciate 
    I had heard the old Indian legend about the red fern. How a little Indian boy and girl were lost in a blizzard and had frozen to death. In the spring, when they were found, a beautiful red fern had grown up between their two bodies. The story went on to say that only an angel could plant the seeds of a red fern, and that they never died; where one grew, that spot was sacred.
    — Wilson Rawls
    Under the microscope, I found that snowflakes were miracles of beauty; and it seemed a shame that this beauty should not be seen and appreciated by others. Every crystal was a masterpiece of design and no one design was ever repeated., When a snowflake melted, that design was forever lost. Just that much beauty was gone, without leaving any record behind.
    — Wilson Bentley
    tags: beauty  forever  lost  shame  miracle  gone 
    Ralph Keyes calls quotation collectors "quotographers," the men and women who gather catchwords, watchwords, war words, winged words, maxims, mottos, sayings, and quips into books of a thousand pages. Through the centuries quotation collectors have saved quotations that would otherwise be lost.
    — Willis Regier
    tags: men  women  lost  saying  war  book 
    I got married at a very young age, and of course, for all the wrong reasons, and ended up divorced and lost everything. It was a very difficult time in my life.
    — Willie Aames
    tags: time  young  age  lost  wrong 
    The game is won or lost on hundreds of small details.
    — William Zinsser
    tags: lost  games 
    Rewriting is the essence of writing well: it's where the game is won or lost. The idea is hard to accept. We all have emotional equity in our first draft; we can't believe that it wasn't born perfect. But the odds are close to 100 percent that it wasn't.
    — William Zinsser
    Rewriting is the essence of writing well - where the game is won or lost.
    — William Zinsser
    tags: lost  writing  games 
    If Christianity were true religious persecution would become a pious and charitable duty: if God designs to punish men for their opinions it would be an act of mercy to mankind to extinguish such opinions. By burning the bodies of those who diffuse them many souls would be saved that would otherwise be lost, and so there would be an economy of torment in the long run. It is therefore not surprising that enthusiasts should be intolerant.
    — William Winwood Reade
    In the end, we lost IndoChina to the communists. But we did not lose Southeast Asia.
    — William Westmoreland
    tags: lost 
    Charles Babbage proposed to make an automaton chess-player which should register mechanically the number of games lost and gained in consequence of every sort of move. Thus, the longer the automaton went on playing game, the more experienced it would become by the accumulation of experimental results. Such a machine precisely represents the acquirement of experience by our nervous organization.
    — William Stanley Jevons
    Labour once spent has no influence on the future value of any article; it isgone and lost for ever. In commerce bygones are forever bygones; and we are alwaysstarting clearat each moment, judging the values of things with a view to future utility.
    — William Stanley Jevons
    The more you let yourself be distracted from where you are going, the more you are the person that you are. It's not so much like getting lost as it is like getting found.
    — William Stafford
    tags: people  lost 
    I proceeded to prove everybody right as to how bad an economics student I was by failing as an assistant manager in every theatre I went to that hired me, both as an assistant manager and as an actor. I lost money and tickets, and I couldn't keep track of anything. So eventually they fired me from assistant-manager jobs, but kept me on as an actor.
    — William Shatner
    tags: lost  right  job  bad  money  economics 
    This, it may be said, is no more than a hypothesis, but it satisfies the conditions of a legitimate hypothesis, by postulating the operation of no unknown or uncertain cause, but only of that force of precedent which in all times has been so strong to keep alive religious forms of which the original meaning is lost.
    — William Robertson Smith
    tags: time  meaning  lost  strong  religious 
    When we say the South lost the Civil War, we mean the white South. The blacks were liberated. And it's trying to redefine this Southern myth and bring it in a more positive direction.
    — William R. Ferris
    tags: lost  war  positive  black 
    There's no greater search than that of lost love.
    — William Petersen
    tags: lost 
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