Lost Quotes

For me, it is as though at every moment the actual world had completely lost its actuality. As though there was nothing there as though there were no foundations for anything or as though it escaped us. Only one thing, however, is vividly present the constant tearing of the veil of appearances the constant destruction of everything in construction. Nothing holds together, everything falls apart.

Eugene Ionesco

Without a general an army is lost.

Greek proverb

In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.

Alfred Whitney Griswold

To the lost man, to the pioneer penetrating a new country, to the naturalist who wishes to see the wild land at its wildest, the advice is always the same -- follow a river. The river is the original forest highway. It is nature's own Wilderness Road

Edwin Way Teale

The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.

Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

The killing of Osama has taken place nearly 13 years after the terrorist bombings in Nairobi that led to the death of over 200 people, in an act believed to have been masterminded by Osama. His killing is an act of justice to those Kenyans who lost their lives and the many more who suffered injuries.

Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki

Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.

Khalil Gibran

If you must commit suicide... always contrive to do it as decorously as possible; the decencies, whether of life or of death, should never be lost sight of.

George Borrow

Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.

Laurence J. Peter

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

Jacques Barzun

If thy daughter marry well, thou hast found a son; if not, thou hast lost a daughter.

Francis Quarles

Children usually do not blame themselves for getting lost.

Anna Freud

It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it; but the young know they are wretched for they are full of the truthless ideal which have been instilled into them, and each time they come in contact with the real, they are bruised and wounded

W Somerset Maugham

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.

G.K. Chesterton

It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.

Mark Twain
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