A Quote by Marianne Williamson on bitterness, losing, and love

Whatever we focus on is bound to expand. Where we see the negative, we call forth more negative. And where we see the positive, we call forth more positive. Having loved and lost, I now love more passionately. Having won and lost, I now win more soberly. Having tasted the bitter, I now savor the sweet.

Marianne Williamson

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A Quote by Leo F. Buscaglia on determination, hope, joy, life, loneliness, losing, love, and sharing

It's not enough to have lived. We should be determined to live for something. May I suggest that it be creating joy for others, sharing what we have for the betterment of personkind, bringing hope to the lost and love to the lonely.

Leo Buscaglia

Source: Love

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on losing, needs, and work

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost, that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by Gilbert Keith Chesterton on losing and love

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

Gilbert Chesterton (1874 - 1936)

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A Quote by Carlos Castaneda on clarity, complaints, earth, losing, spirit, struggle, and winning

The spirit of a warrior is not geared to indulging and complaining, nor is it geared to winning or losing. The spirit of a warrior is geared only to struggle, and every struggle is a warrior's last battle on earth. Thus the outcome matters very little to him. In his last battle on earth a warrior lets his spirit flow free and clear. And as he wages his battle, knowing that his intent is impeccable, a warrior laughs and laughs.

Carlos Castaneda (1931 -)

Source: A Separate Reality

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A Quote by Carlos Castaneda on action, defeat, failure, fear, losing, mistakes, quality, regret, respect, and suffering

When a man has fulfilled all four of these requisites-to be wide awake, to have fear, respect, and absolute assurance-there are no mistakes for which he will have to account; under such conditions his actions lose the blundering quality of the acts of a fool. If such a man fails, or suffers a defeat, he will have lost only a battle, and there will be no pitiful regrets over that.

Carlos Castaneda (1931 -)

Source: The Teachings of Don Juan

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A Quote by Billy Graham on character, health, losing, and wealth

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

Billy Graham (1918 - 1995)

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A Quote by Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill on future, losing, past, and present

If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future.

Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)

Source: 1940, Speech in the House of Commons

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on losing


Or shipwrecked, kindles on the coast False fires, that others may be lost.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: To the Lady Fleming.

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A Quote by William Makepeace Thackeray on ambition, difficulty, fortune, greatness, heart, and losing

To endure is greater than to dare; to tire out hostile fortune; to be daunted by no difficulty;to keep heart when all have lost it; to go through intrigue spotless;to forego even ambition when the end is gained - who can say this is not greatness?

William Thackeray (1811 - 1863)

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