Loss Quotes

Tears are the silent language of grief.


There are occasions when it is undoubtedly better to incur loss than to make gain.

Titus Maccius Plautus

Praising what is lost Makes the remembrance dear.

William Shakespeare

That loss is common would not make My own less bitter, rather more: Too common! Never morning wore To evening, but some heart did break.

Lord Alfred Tennyson

What we learned here is love tastes bitter when it’s gone.

Rob Thomas

The only world in which "defeat" exists as a reality is the one darkened by the false idea that what may have happened to us a moment ago is the same as what's possible for us to achieve now.

Guy Finley

I have nothing to lose. My personal casualty means nothing.

Christopher Jordan Dorner

When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.

German Motto

No man can lose what he never had.

Izaak Walton

The loss which is unknown is no loss at all.


A wise man loses nothing, if he but save himself.

Michael Eyquen de Montaigne

Seeing death as the end of life is like seeing the horizon as the end of the ocean.

David Searls

Suppressed grief suffocates, it rages within the breast, and is forced to multiply its strength.


What's gone and what's past help should be past grief.

William Shakespeare

Only those who avoid love can avoid grief. The point is to learn from grief and remain vulnerable to love.

John Brantner
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