If you can't sleep, then get up and do something instead of lying there and
worrying. It's the worry that gets you, not the loss of sleep.
The history of modern art is also the history of the progressive loss of art's audience. Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist and the bafflement of the public.
Giving yourself permission to lose guarantees a loss.
Many companies have long contended that stress in the home causes productivity loss in the market place.. and it does. But research now reveals that stress on the job causes stress at home. In other words, they feed off each other.
The form of my poem rises out of a past that so overwhelms the present with its worth and vision that I'm at a loss to explain my delusion that there exist any real links between that past and a future worthy of it.
Ours is a culture based on excess, on overproduction; the result is a steady loss of sharpness in our sensory experience. All the conditions of modern life -- its material plenitude, its sheer crowdedness -- conjoin to dull our sensory faculties.
Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness.
Impatience turns an ague into a fever, a fever to the plague, fear into despair, anger into rage, loss into madness, and sorrow to amazement.
Success... (Courage) consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
Historians still often see the end of the war as meaning nothing more for Germany than lost territories, lost participation in colonization, and lost assets for the state and individuals. They frequently overlook the most serious loss that Germany suffered.
Weep not for little Leonie, abducted by a French Marquis. Though loss of honor was a wrench, just think how it's improved her French.
A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.
In middle age we are apt to reach the horrifying conclusion that all sorrow, all pain, all passionate regret and loss and bitter disillusionment are self-made.
The loss of the battle of Waterloo was the salvation of France.
Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony.
We never understand how little we need in this world until we know the loss of it.
Why would you shed a tear for them when they in return crack a smile for your loss because of the impending extra money they will receive in their next paycheck for sitting at your loved ones crime scene of 6 hours because of the overtime they will accrue.
Sorrows cannot all be explained away in a life truly lived, grief and loss accumulate like possessions.
What most persons consider as virtue,
after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss.
To cheat oneself out of love is the most terrible deception; it is an eternal loss for which there is no reparation, either in time or in eternity
The acknowledgment of our weakness is the first step toward repairing our loss.
There are occasions when it is undoubtedly better to incur loss than to make gain.
Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.
Wise men never sit and wail their loss, but cheerily seek how to redress their harms.