Loss Of Mother Quotes

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.

Kathleen Norris

A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.

Niccolo Machiavelli

Possibly you are not aware of the fact that the largest sum given by any contributor to the fund is but a trifle when compared with the losses suffered by nearly all the firms in the cotton trade during the disastrous years of the American war.

John Bright

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.

Jeremy Taylor

The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.


It's not right to say that our loss in Vietnam turned out to be a gain. But lessons were learned. And they were the right lessons.

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

To win over certain people to something, it is only necessary to give it a gloss of love of humanity, nobility, gentleness, self-sacrifice -- and there is nothing you cannot get them to swallow.

Friedrich Nietzsche

They (the government) are unfazed by any amount of travesty, loss, tragedy, death, and destruction.

Moran Margaret Cho

Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness.

Shakti Gawain

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.

Susan Sontag

I believe the moral losses of expediency always far outweigh the temporary gains.

Wendell L. Willkie

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.

Hart Crane

The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.

Arthur Christopher Benson

Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.


There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

AnaÔs Nin

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