Lost Quotes

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

As a rule, all heroism is due to a lack of reflection, and thus it is necessary to maintain a mass of imbeciles. If they once understand themselves the ruling men will be lost.

Alejandro Canizares

Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America--not on the battlefields of Vietnam.

Marshall McLuhan

It is certain that during the sixteenth century, and the years that preceded and followed it, poisoning was brought to a perfection unknown to modern chemistry, as history itself will prove. Italy, the cradle of modern science, was, at this period, the inventor and mistress of these secrets, many of which are now lost.

Honor de Balzac

Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition.

Isaac Asimov

If you can't answer a man's arguments, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names.

Elbert Hubbard

Learning without thought is labor lost.

Confucius

Dostoevski said that taking a new step is what people fear the most. Any revolutionary change must be preceded by a passive, affirmative, non-challenging attitude toward change among the mass of our people. They must feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless in the prevailing system that they are willing to let go of the past and chance the future. This acceptance is the reformation essential to any revolution.

Saul David Alinsky

Advances in medicine and agriculture have saved vastly more lives than have been lost in all the wars in history.

Dr. Carl Sagan

There is but one thing needfulto possess God. All our senses, all our powers of mind and soul, all our external resources, are so many ways of approaching the divinity, so many modes of tasting and of adoring God. We must learn to detach ourselves from all that is capable of being lost, to bind ourselves absolutely only to what is absolute and eternal, and to enjoy the rest as a loan...

Henri-Frdric Amiel

Innocence always calls mutely for protection when we would be so much wiser to guard ourselves against it: innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm.

Graham Greene

To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.

Gustave Flaubert

Until you’ve lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.

MARGARET MITCHELL

Vice has more martyrs than virtue; and it often happens that men suffer more to be lost than to be saved

Charles Caleb Colton

When a girl ceases to blush, she has lost the most powerful charm of her beauty

Gregory I

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