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People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.
Just because they're not on your road
doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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Not until we are lost
do we begin to understand ourselves.
- Henry David Thoreau

For want of a nail the shoe was lost;
for want of a shoe the horse was lost;
and for want of a horse the rider was lost.
- Benjamin Franklin

Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.
- Gene Wolfe

 

The final delusion is the belief
that one has lost all delusions.
- Maurice Chapelain

Life cannot be lived fully or joyfully if
our thoughts are focused on regretting the past,
preoccupied with anticipating the future,
or lost in the mind-fog of unconscious habitual behavior.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who hesitates is lost.
- Proverb

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If we open a quarrel between past and present,
we shall find that we have lost the future.
- Winston Churchill

If you have built castles in the air,
your work need not be lost;
that is where they should be.
Now put foundations under them.
- Henry David Thoreau

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The sum of wisdom is that
time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

While it is natural to feel some degree of
need for the approval of others, be careful.
If you find yourself unwilling to
take actions that others disapprove of,
you have lost control of your own life
and have given your destiny to others.
An excessive need-for-approval
is a sign of low self-esteem,
and in severe cases, a condition termed co-dependency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it.
Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return.
Are you deprived of your estate? Is not this also a return?
- Epictetus

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

What usually happens in the educational process is
that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed
and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature
they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

I have lost my seven best friends,
which is to say that God has had mercy on me
seven times without realizing it.
He lent a friendship, took it from me, and sent me another.
- Jean Cocteau

It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

People say conversation is a lost art;
how often I have wished it were.
- Edward R. Murrow

Until you've lost your reputation,
you never realize what a burden it was.
- Margaret Mitchell

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears,
when benevolence is lost right conduct appears,
when right conduct is lost, expedience appears.
Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth;
it is the beginning of disorder.
- Lao Tzu

Love is never lost. If not reciprocated,
it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
- Washington Irving

A child miseducated is a child lost.
- John F. Kennedy

True friendship is like sound health;
the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall.
He will end by destroying the earth.
- Albert Schweitzer

Though lovers be lost love shall not.
- Dylan Thomas

The more we know about how we lost
our spontaneous wonder and creativity,
the more we can find ways to get them back.
- John Bradshaw

There is a time to cry for those we have lost,
and there is a time to wipe the tears and smile again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Are you feeling stressed and upset?
If so, you are worrying about tomorrow.
Events that have already occurred may cause you regret,
but they only appear to cause worry.
If you just lost your job, you are not worrying about losing your job -
that already happened.
You are worrying about paying your bills and finding a new job.
Those are worries about tomorrow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is more valuable than your self respect.
When you lose respect for yourself, you have lost everything.
Whatever it takes, and whoever you upset,
do what you know - deep inside - is the right thing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Experience comprises illusions lost,
rather than wisdom gained.
- Joseph Roux

When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to
criticize or attack the government of my own country.
I make up for lost time when I come home.
- Winston Churchill

Poetry is what gets lost in translation.
- Robert Frost

It is much more painful to have lost
something you thought you had,
than never to have had it at all.
If feels as if our trust was dashed.
We are disappointed and we are angry;
but not quite sure at who to direct our anger.
Someone, perhaps "the system," perhaps God,
should have done better.
Most of all we are angry at ourselves -
even though we did our best -
and we are afraid.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many who have spent a lifetime in it can tell us less
of love than the child that lost a dog yesterday.
- Thornton Wilder

Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone,
and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
- John Quincy Adams

Waste your money and you're only out of money,
but waste your time and you've lost a part of your life.
- Michael LeBoeuf

Smoking kills.
If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life.
- Brooke Shields

When faith is lost, when honor dies,
the man is dead.
- John Greenleaf Whittier

The very idea of true patriotism is lost,
and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes.
A patriot, sir!
Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
- Robert Walpole

I have not lost faith in God.
I have moments of anger and protest.
Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason.
- Elie Wiesel

I've been on a diet for two weeks and all I've lost is two weeks.
- Totie Fields

The scientific theory I like best is that the rings
of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.
- Mark Russell

Remote villages and communities have lost their identity,
and their peace and charm have been sacrificed to that worst of abominations,
the automobile.
- James Norman Hall

Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically
into three major categories;
those that don't work,
those that break down and those that get lost.
- Russell Baker

Most ball games are lost, not won.
- Casey Stengel

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
- Betty Friedan

Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer
knows the propensity to dream,
the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
- Tim Berners-Lee

I have lost friends, some by death ...
others by sheer inability to cross the street.
- Virginia Woolf

Forgiveness is the remission of sins.
For it is by this that what has been lost,
and was found, is saved from being lost again.
- Saint Augustine

For even in dreams a good deed is not lost.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

She made the decision that her existence had lost its meaning.
And you cannot judge that.
- Jack Kevorkian

I never lost a passenger.
- Harriet Tubman

The press briefing today I believe has lost much of its usefulness.
- Marlin Fitzwater

Hollywood has lost an enormous amount of quality.
- Claire Trevor

From the fall of October, 1980 to March,
1984 I never lost a competition.
- Scott Hamilton

I never ran my train off the track, and I never lost a passenger.
- Harriet Tubman

Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing
of children that they miss the glory of parenthood,
just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.
- Marcelene Cox

Those who have lost an infant are never,
in a way, without an infant.
- Leigh Hunt

I lost some of my friends because I got so famous,
people who just assumed that I would be different now.
I felt like everyone hated me.
That is the most unhappy time of my life.
- Haruki Murakami

George W. Bush broke a mold four years ago: Even though
he lost the popular vote,
he governed as if he had won by acclamation.
- Tony Snow

A Church which has lost its memory is in a sad state of senility.
- Henry Chadwick

We are at the edge of an abyss and we're close to being irrevocably lost.
- David R. Brower

A battle won is a battle which we will not acknowledge to be lost.
- Ferdinand Foch

I never lost money by turning a profit.
- Bernard Baruch

My mother, brave woman, lost her whole family when
she decided to marry a black man in the '60s.
When the marriage fell apart, she had to come back to her family.
- Lisa Bonet

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
- Jacques Barzun

New York lost a classic.
Carmine was an old school New Yorker.
- Anthony Weiner

Words today are like the shells and rope of seaweed
which a child brings home glistening from the beach
and which in an hour have lost their luster.
- Cyril Connolly


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