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It takes a lot of effort to win back credibility after having lost it so heavily.
Well I don’t know, I might have lost my citizenship, I don’t think you can lose your citizenship though.
When you get up into the crown of a redwood tree, you lose sight of the ground entirely. You also lose sight of the sky. And you’re in a lost world. You’re in an undiscovered, unexplored ecosystem, somewhere between Heaven and Earth, filled with forms of life, not all of which have been given names by scientists yet.
It’s tough when you’re No. 1. You don’t have any private life, you can’t even walk anywhere. I think that was one reason why I lost my motivation to play tennis.
Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
We’re not lost. We’re locationally challenged.
I think media has lost its way. We must recognize that the proprietors of these organizations have put on a form of censorship. Basically, they’re more interested in celebrity, narcissism, rich people, good-looking people, and successful sportsmen.
Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again.
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.
The big businesses are less willing to take risks. I talked to some young people in Hong Kong, and they said they are lost. Young people indeed have fewer opportunities than before. But is it true that there are no more opportunities for them? No!
Until you have lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was or what freedom really is.
You are lost the moment you know what the result will be.
Children usually do not blame themselves for getting lost.
Boxing is a celebration of the lost religion of masculinity all the more trenchant for its being lost.
I think reviews have lost a lot of their importance now because of the Internet; everyone is experiencing things at the same time.
I lost my voice for the first time. I was so bummed out, but it happens to every singer at some point in their career. I don’t think most people understand, but I sing every night and sometimes we do five shows in a row, which is really bad for your voice.
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
There’s more than one way to get to the goal that you want to get to, but once you compromise your own principles, then you’re lost. You’re really lost.
I’ve lost both my parents and I don’t think you ever get used to it.
This is not a country where we look lightly at tens of millions of dollars in lost direct costs in restructuring entire industries, and say, well, that’s not irreparable harm, it doesn’t concern us.
The buried code of many American films has become: If I kill you, I have won and you have lost. The instinctive ethical code of traditional Hollywood, the code by which characters like James Stewart, John Wayne and Henry Fonda lived, has been lost.
My goal? To test out every diet and exercise regimen on planet earth and figure out which work best. I sweated, I cooked, I learned to pole dance. In the end, I lost weight, lowered my cholesterol and doubled my energy level. I feel better than I ever have.
I had fractures in my spine that had to be repaired that came as a big surprise; nobody warned me that I might get some really severe, threatening fractures. It was painful, and I lost two inches of height, bang!
The young are in great danger. Much evil results from their light and trifling reading. Much time is lost which should be spent in useful employment. Some would even deprive themselves of sleep that they might finish some ridiculous love story.
I remember when I was a freshman in college, I was still somewhat bothered by… worried… about religion. I remember going to this professor of philosophy and telling him that I had lost my faith.
Look at our farmers‘ markets today, bursting with heritage breeds and heirloom varieties, foods that were once abundant when we were an agricultural nation, but that we have lost touch with. Bringing all these back helps us connect to our roots, our communities and helps us feed America the proper way.
I am suffocated and lost when I have not the bright feeling of progression.
Belgium is half French-speaking and half Flemish, and I was born on the French side. So we spoke it a lot – like, in kindergarten, it was almost all French. But then I moved to New Zealand when I was 10, where we obviously spoke English all the time, so I lost the French a little bit.
What was scaring me was if we lost, I didn’t know how I’d play cricket again. This was such a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, a World Cup final at Lord‘s.
Grief starts to become indulgent, and it doesn’t serve anyone, and it’s painful. But if you transform it into remembrance, then you’re magnifying the person you lost and also giving something of that person to other people, so they can experience something of that person.
What gets lost is that the Republican Party has always been the party of civil rights and voting rights.
It’s difficult to make predictions in the Premier League, as unpredictable things can happen, and I know that well: I won the title in a crazy way and lost one unexpectedly.
I don’t suffer of anything that I’ve lost.
I have always wanted to become a saint. Unfortunately, when I have compared myself with the saints, I have always found that there is the same difference between the saints and me as there is between a mountain whose summit is lost in the clouds and a humble grain of sand trodden underfoot by passers-by.
Where I once constantly lost my temper, I found myself arriving at a crisis and experiencing peace.
I used to feel unsafe right in the moment of an accomplishment – I felt the ground fall from under my feet because this could be the end. And even now, while everyone is celebrating, I’m on to the next thing. I don’t want to get lost in this big cushion of success.
Probably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening battles of all subsequent wars have been lost there.
No person in the world ever lost anything by being nice to me.
For me soccer provides so many emotions, a different feeling every day. I’ve had the good fortune to take part in major competitions like the Olympics, and winning the World Cup was also unforgettable. We lost in the Olympics and won in the World Cup, and I’ll never forget either feeling.
I think almost every newspaper in the United States has lost circulation due to the Internet. I also think the Internet will lead to a lot of plagiarism in journalism.
Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if not worth keeping.
Memorial Day isn’t just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that’s a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It’s a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it.
Too many people get lost in the game of having a good time and being naive about things.
I had lots of trouble in school as a child, and I lost confidence. Teachers thought I was stupid. I learned to read very late, when I was 11. Dyslexia wasn’t recognized then, and the assumption was you were incapable of thinking.
We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.
I think childhood is to everyone a lost land.
There couldn’t be better parents than mine, loving yet strict. They disciplined with love. A child without discipline is, in away, a lost child. You cannot have freedom without discipline.
The major poets of New Jersey have all suffered, whether it’s Whitman, who lost his job for ‘Leaves of Grass,’ or William Carlos Williams, who was called a communist, or Ginsberg, whose ‘Howl‘ was prosecuted, or myself. If you practise poetry the way I think it needs to be done, you’re going to put yourself in jeopardy.
As soon as I go into a dark subject, like discussing the people I’ve loved and lost, I off-road into absurdist comedy perversion. It’s both a means of protection and a kind of denial, a blessing and a curse. Wait, it’s not a blessing at all. I guess it would be a bad habit and a curse.
My childhood has never lost its mystery, and it has never lost its drama.
Shakespeare is the happy hunting ground of all minds that have lost their balance.
From my experience, I cannot doubt but that man, when lost to terrestrial consciousness, is indeed sojourning in another and uncorporeal life of far different nature from the life we know; and of which only the slightest and most indistinct memories linger after waking.
I definitely learned to appreciate there is something about looking good. I think it’s been sort of lost in the last 50 years, this idea of looking very nice and very put together.
Awards have lost their charm. The experience of getting an award has completely dissolved. Awards functions start in December and go on till April and are distributed for anything and everything. Categories like Best Jodi, Best Dressed Celebrity are all redundant.
I lost a lot. It was almost like I was a retired player where I lost all of my athleticism. I lost everything. Being able to get it back, step by step, little bit at a time, it was like surprising myself.
Before I lost my voice, it was slurred, so only those close to me could understand, but with the computer voice, I found I could give popular lectures. I enjoy communicating science. It is important that the public understands basic science, if they are not to leave vital decisions to others.
You have to let the viewers come away with their own conclusions. If you dictate what they should think, you’ve lost it.
The five stages – denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance – are a part of the framework that makes up our learning to live with the one we lost. They are tools to help us frame and identify what we may be feeling. But they are not stops on some linear timeline in grief.
Proust’s ‘In Search of Lost Time,’ especially ‘Time Regained,’ made me think differently about what the novel is and can do. Then I forgot about it, then reread it and remembered again.
America lost its face with the debacle of the Vietnam War.
To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.
Without the rebellious heart, without people who understand that there’s no sacrifice we can make that is too great to retrieve that which we’ve lost, we will forever be distracted with possessions and trinkets and title.
Scientific views end in awe and mystery, lost at the edge in uncertainty, but they appear to be so deep and so impressive that the theory that it is all arranged as a stage for God to watch man’s struggle for good and evil seems inadequate.
Suppose you could gain everything in the whole world, and lost your soul. Was it worth it?
We have all lost before and we will win again.
Lost time is never found again.
We’ve lost our sense of outrage, our anger, and our grief about what’s going on in our culture right now, what’s going on in our country, the atrocities that are being committed in our names around the world. They’ve gone missing; these feelings have gone missing.
When I say that I want to win Roland-Garros, it’s hard because I have practically as many chances of winning at EuroMillions. You have to beat Rafa who has never really lost at Roland Garros and whom I have never beaten on clay.
When you repeat yourself so many times, even if you’re speaking the truth, the repetition starts to feel false. Sometimes, you just feel like the words you’re speaking, even if they once had meaning, have lost it. And that makes you feel kind of silly.
We have lost contact with reality, the simplicity of life.
I think every woman goes through a relationship where she is with a guy that is really not right for her. You get lost in it.
Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
Playing live is a lost art, and you don’t see a lot of bands that go out and play the way the older bands do. It’s a celebration, and a lot of people treat it like a commercial or a distraction.
Timing is everything in this league, and I was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. But I never lost my confidence. Atlanta was changing coaches and systems. I knew they’d make personnel changes.
As we’ve lost this idea of pilgrimage, we’ve lost this idea of human beings walking for a very, very long time. It does change you.
He who integrates is lost.
Unknown in Paris, I was lost in the great city, but the feeling of living there alone, taking care of myself without any aid, did not at all depress me. If sometimes I felt lonesome, my usual state of mind was one of calm and great moral satisfaction.
I lost many friendships because of my wealth. When my friends met me, they had an agenda in mind. Just because I had money, they expected one thing or the other from me, which they didn’t before.
I haven’t dated anyone in the ten years since we lost Steve just because I feel a connection still with Steve.
I tend to be so lost in the work that I don’t notice the weather. My partner will come home and say, ‘Beautiful day, wasn’t it?’ and I’ll say, ‘Was it?’ as I won’t have noticed the real world at all.
We are at the edge of an abyss and we’re close to being irrevocably lost.
Virginity can be lost by a thought.
Character is what you have left when you’ve lost everything you can lose.
One only dies once, and if one does not die well, a good opportunity is lost and will not present itself again.
I haven’t lost faith in human nature and I haven’t decided to be less compassionate to strangers.
When you look at women who have had plastic surgery, they have lost something – usually an expression, something unique to their face.
The only time in my career I’ve lost sleep – wake up 3:30 in the morning, and you know you’re not going back to sleep – is when I’ve been an entrepreneur. Even in the financial crisis.
If it is true that the great missionaries of the 16th century were convinced that one who was not baptized was lost – and that explains their missionary commitment – in the Catholic Church after the Second Vatican Council, that conviction was definitely abandoned.
Without sound conservation and management measures, fisheries will quickly become depleted and a basic component of global food security will be lost.
The more you let yourself be distracted from where you are going, the more you are the person that you are. It’s not so much like getting lost as it is like getting found.
I’m a ‘Lost’ guy, I love ‘Lost.’
What usually happens in the educational process is that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature they have lost their innate capabilities.
The travel writer seeks the world we have lost – the lost valleys of the imagination.
Americans are right to wonder if, at long last, what George Washington called the Great Experiment has failed, and that our founders have lost their extraordinary wager that regular people could govern themselves better than a few rich men could.
In my fairly disorganized life, yellow stickies are too easily lost, and as for software, I try to avoid using my computer as much more than a typewriter and a post office. I rely on my lifelong habit of daydreaming to spin my stories.
Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.
The only politician in my family was my grandfather‘s grandfather, who was the mayor of Winnipeg from Jan. 1, 1917, until Jan. 5, 1917, because he lost the recount. So he was mayor of Winnipeg for four days.
One only dies once, and if one does not die well, a good opportunity is lost and will not present itself again.
We can’t go to people who have lost their job at GM and say, ‘Oh, by the way, we are going to pay money to build a road here or inoculate children there,’ unless we can demonstrate that it is in America’s interest. I happen to think it is.
When you love someone, and you’ve lost that one, then nothing really matters.
I lost my childhood. I didn’t play football or video games. Or have birthdays or the love of a family.
For a kid who’s lost his mom and all the rage and grief that no one was able to talk out of me, football was a very therapeutic sport. Very.
The architecture profession has lost a lot of its integrity, especially in the USA. The general architect here has no scruples, no ambitions.
Definitely, some of the artistry and poetry has been lost in modern chess. It’s very rare that I play a game where I’m like, ‘Wow, this is really interesting. There were so many possibilities! It was such a rich game.’
Life is busy. There are daily concerns and obligations that have to be met, and to take time to think about how precious and special a human life is that you only get one, and that every wasted minute is lost. You can’t get it back.
Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties!
No man knows the value of innocence and integrity but he who has lost them.
We lost because we told ourselves we lost.
I’ve often fantasized about visiting the Bahamian beach where Columbus first stumbled ashore in 1492. Sadly, no one knows where that beach is. In fact, no one’s even sure which island Columbus first encountered (there are three candidates). It’s a pity, a disappointment, and a lost revenue source for the Bahamians.
I lost my father four years ago to what was the culmination of a manic episode that seemingly, to my family, came completely out of the blue after 59 years on this earth with no issues that we knew about, at least – sort of a normal run-of-the-mill guy who did his job and came home and had a family.
A child who does not play is not a child, but the man who doesn’t play has lost forever the child who lived in him and who he will miss terribly.
Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the quo has lost its status.
Comics is all about making it believable and helping people to get completely lost in a fictional world.
I never lost a freestyle race. Never. Not even in the YMCA.
Irrespective of age, we mourn for those loved and lost. Mourning is one of the deepest expressions of pure love.
The fight against the drug smuggling is lost worldwide.
I live for my sons. I would be lost without them.
I lost my mom when I was young.
If I ever completely lost my nervousness I would be frightened half to death.
In believing too much in rationality, our contemporaries have lost something.
In my mind, I’ve never lost a fight.
I have lost stories and many starts of novels before. Not always as punishment for ‘telling,’ but more often as a result of something having gone cold and dead because of a hiatus. Telling, you see, is the same as a hiatus. It means you’re not doing it.
It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way.
I would not be bothered if we lost every game as long as we won the league.
The United Nations Children’s Fund reports that more than 18 million children worldwide have lost both parents to the ravages of AIDS, starvation, war or natural disasters.
At the innermost core of all loneliness is a deep and powerful yearning for union with one’s lost self.
I’m very disappointed in my country right now, because I think we’ve kind of lost our moral compass.
I think that beauty can injure you to death. It can cause an injury that can never be cured. Or it can so traumatise you, your life changes direction. The beauty of the harmony of nature that is forever lost, or a daily rite that you perform, or diving into the sea for a swim. Those experiences are going to mark you.
NUMA is basically trying to preserve our maritime heritage by finding lost shipwrecks of historical significance before they are gone.
What a terrible thing to have lost one’s mind. Or not to have a mind at all. How true that is.
I believe that all is illusion and vanity outside the treasure of truths slowly accumulated, and which will never again be lost. I believe that the sum of these truths, always increasing, will at last confer on man incalculable power and peace, if not happiness. Yes, I believe in the final triumph of life.
Americans play to win at all times. I wouldn’t give a hoot and hell for a man who lost and laughed. That’s why Americans have never lost nor ever lose a war.
When I stopped going to school, I got the strongest dose of perspective. When you’re a kid, your friends, your school, your teachers, your family – that’s your whole world, your whole existence. And then when I stopped going, I lost all my friends but the few that were really close to me.
When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.
There is no greater unknown than the sea and no greater mystery than a lost ship.
The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.
I am not lost. I am very much alive.
Innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm.
I lost my virginity when I was 14. And I haven’t been able to find it.
Don’t matter how much money you got, there’s only two kinds of people: there’s saved people and there’s lost people.
For me, the reason why people go to a mountaintop or go to the edge of the ocean is to look at something larger than themselves. That feeling of awe, of going to a cathedral, it’s all about feeling lost in something bigger than oneself. To me, that’s the definition of spectacle.
In the earliest years of the AIDS crisis, there were many gay men who were unable to come out about the fact that their lovers were ill, A, and then dead, B. They were unable to get access to the hospital to see their lover, unable to call their parents and say, ‘I have just lost the love of my life.’
Nigeria‘s unity is one for which enough blood has been spilled and many hundreds of thousands of lives have been lost. Many have paid for the unity of this country with their lives, and it will be wrong of us, as men and women of goodwill in this generation, to toy with those sacrifices that have been made.
The thing that is being lost is heritage. In Africa, religion and advertisement and television and media hype have gotten Africans to where they are convinced psychologically that their own heritage is heathen, pagan, barbaric, savage, primitive.
Those who join the Carmelite Order are not lost to their near and dear ones, but have been won for them, because it is our vocation to intercede to God for everyone.
JJ Abrams is definitely a guy that when he calls, you want to answer. He’s incredibly focused. When he was shooting the pilot on ‘Lost,’ we’d do a take and he’d go back to his tent and be working on the first episodes of ‘Lost’ as well as the cliffhanger for the eighth season of ‘Alias.’ He’s an incredible multitasker.
Money you lose you can always make back. But even five minutes of time lost is gone forever.
I always kind of think if The Beatles were still around now, people would’ve lost interest quite a long time ago. Seven years of recording – it’s there forever. I think not outstaying your welcome is a vital ingredient.
When I go back to Texas, I travel the state, and I see people all the time who come up to me, men and women across Texas, and they grab me by the shoulder, and they’re afraid. They say, ‘Ted, you know, I just lost my health insurance. I got a child with diabetes. I’m scared. Please stop this from happening.’
If the states had to vote on slavery, we would have lost the vote.
Bad luck never lost a race.
Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
I had seen people who had lost everything and everyone they loved to war, famine, and natural disasters.
First I lost my voice, then I lost my figure and then I lost Onassis.
People had lost faith in me in Baltimore, and rightfully so. I knew that was not the guy I was.
The principles of a free constitution are irrecoverably lost, when the legislative power is nominated by the executive.
Inanimate objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories; those that don’t work, those that break down and those that get lost.
When I felt upset and lost, music always had the answer.
Thatcherism, as an ideology, addresses the fears, the anxieties, the lost identities, of a people. It invites us to think about politics in images. It is addressed to our collective fantasies, to Britain as an imagined community, to the social imaginary.
Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.
It is easy to remove the mind from harping on the lost illusion of immortality. The disciplined intellect fears nothing and craves no sugar-plum at the day’s end, but is content to accept life and serve society as best it may.
At art school, a teacher said: ‘The best paintings are when you get lost in a piece of work and start painting in a stream of consciousness.’ I wanted to do music, not art, so started writing lyrics that way. The first song I wrote was called ‘Ice Cream and Wafers.’ The next was ‘Holding Back the Years.’
If those committed to the quest fail, they will be forgiven. When lost, they will find another way. The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone, whether successful or not, provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable.
I lost myself, and a lot of characters I played, I have latched onto some of their identities just because I was so lacking in anything of my own.
I’m a much healthier eater and I’ve lost quite a bit of weight over the years.
Often people display a curious respect for a man drunk, rather like the respect of simple races for the insane… There is something awe-inspiring in one who has lost all inhibitions.
I lost some of my friends because I got so famous, people who just assumed that I would be different now. I felt like everyone hated me. That is the most unhappy time of my life.
Whoever said, ‘It’s not whether you win or lose that counts,’ probably lost.
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.
Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.
We lost the American colonies because we lacked the statesmanship to know the right time and the manner of yielding what is impossible to keep.
I, for one, am actually still incredibly idealistic, and I still can credibly or very strongly believe that you have to keep fighting for what you believe in, because it’s only when you stop that you’ve truly lost.
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.
No star is ever lost we once have seen, we always may be what we might have been.
I think we have tremendous media covering the sport of boxing, even if boxing is a little bit lost in popularity with MMA sports. And I think that with the show ‘Lights Out’ it’s going to get more attention to the sport, and it’s going to put more attention to the problems that athletes in general have.
I went in to Reading with the full backing of the chairman, who was great to me, and I got 20 games. Even though it was a three-year project, and I was the guy who knew the club more than anyone, I got the sack after 20 games. Funnily enough, it had just started to pick up, but they lost their patience.
I had polio when I was 13. I started feeling stiff, my joints ached, and over a two-week period I lost my coordination and 20 pounds.
Manned spaceflight has lost its glamour – understandably so, because it hardly seems inspiring, 40 years after Apollo, for astronauts merely to circle the Earth in the space shuttle and the International Space Station.
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
My neighborhood was rough, but I live a great life now. I don’t fight that much now. I don’t look for it anyway, but if someone hits your mother, whether you’re a star, an accountant, or an astronaut or anything… I mean it’s your mother, so I lost my mind.
I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can’t say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.
War is never fatal but always lost. Always lost.
I worked at a nursing home though high school… There’s a lost appreciation for a generation that has so much to tell us when we’re so full of self-help books and doctors on TV.
I lost some time once. It’s always in the last place you look for it.
I had a horrible heart attack and still have symptoms of that sometimes. Then cancer, which is in remission. But the stroke is the hardest thing because I just lost my ability to speak and to write.
I had lost faith in biography.
Virtue knows to a farthing what it has lost by not having been vice.
I just lost my best friend, I have been crying hysterical for a full day.
Some very beautiful things get lost and forgotten. Just as I got lost.
In love, unlike most other passions, the recollection of what you have had and lost is always better than what you can hope for in the future.
It is not I who have lost the Athenians, but the Athenians who have lost me.
There are children playing in the streets who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago.
We just need more father figures and more older people to come and school these youth, because there will be a lost generation. And that’s what a gang‘s supposed to be, protecting family and doing what you’ve got to do for your loved ones.
‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Having dealt with a lot of real firefighters, I know there are a lot of guys who, for lack of a better term, become addicted to the grief because it has kept them connected to these guys that they felt responsible for having lost.
Without hope we are lost.
Fatherhood is not a matter of station or wealth. It is a matter of desire, diligence and determination to see one’s family exalted in the celestial kingdom. If that prize is lost, nothing else really matters.
When it’s time to make music, that’s about getting lost for me. To be a control freak is not half as good as being a freak who’s casually in control. You’re feeling around in the dark for something that feels good.
I had a huge advantage when I started 50 years ago – my job was secure. I didn’t have to promote myself. These days there’s far more pressure to make a mark, so the temptation is to make adventure television or personality shows. I hope the more didactic approach won’t be lost.
I was at Pepperdine University in Malibu, and during my sophomore year, I played a dying burn victim on ‘ER.’ The makeup artist put burn makeup all over my body and I couldn’t move or eat for 12 hours. I lost 8 pounds that week.
Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
In remembering those who lost their lives in the London attacks and the September 11th attacks we continue our commitment to fighting for freedom, democracy and justice.
I am no longer afraid of becoming lost, because the journey back always reveals something new, and that is ultimately good for the artist.
As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.
If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost.
Many brands have lost their way in the process of evolving from a small company to a much bigger corporation.
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.
Being part of the natural world reminds me that innocence isn’t ever lost completely; we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
People had lost trust in governance. Getting back that trust, instilling a sense of hope and belief that good governance and development would be back on track, is my biggest achievement.
Cut off from his religious, metaphysical and transcendental roots, man is lost; all his actions become senseless, absurd, useless.
I don’t like waiting in airports for my bags. Even worse, I don’t like waiting in airports when my bags are lost.
No phone. No pool. No pets. No cigarettes. Ultimate freedom… No longer to be poisoned by civilization, he flees, and walks alone upon the land to become Lost in the Wild.
‘Lost in Translation’ was a year of my life, if not more, and then ‘Marie Antoinette’ was about three years of my life.
It was a somber place, haunted by old jokes and lost laughter. Life, as I discovered, holds no more wretched occupation than trying to make the English laugh.
There’s many, many people who have been through a lot worse things than I went through. I lost my dad when I was 14 and to violence.
Tobey Maguire and I had a tough relationship – it was a tough working relationship. We butted heads, and ultimately, I lost the Los Angeles game because of differences with him. But then I moved to New York and built a bigger game, five times bigger, making more money, and that was pretty exciting.
How carefully would I atone, if I might, for the time I have lost!
Just as fossil fuels from conventional sources are finite and are becoming depleted, those from difficult sources will also run out. If we put all our energy and resources into continued fossil fuel extraction, we will have lost an opportunity to have invested in renewable energy.
Sarcasm is lost in print.
In history as in human life, regret does not bring back a lost moment and a thousand years will not recover something lost in a single hour.
There’s this romantic idea that’s built up around war. But the pragmatic view is there are tons of people of my generation who have lost their lives, lost their marriages, or lost their health as a consequence of being sent to wars which could have been avoided.
I appeared on a show with Jonathan Harris on it-the Bill Dana show-even before Lost In Space. Someone gave me a tape of it in the past year, but in all these years we hadn’t remembered.
‘Hiraeth’ means homesickness to a home to which you cannot return: the grief of the lost places of your past. I fell in love with the word and instantly connected to it. It reminded me of the days when I had left my home in Gwalior, and I had that strange pull in my stomach, and now I can so relate to this word.
Popular culture is one of the sites where this struggle for and against a culture of the powerful is engaged: it is also the stake to be won or lost in that struggle. It is the arena of consent and resistance.
In our natural state, we are glorious beings. In the world of illusion, we are lost and imprisoned, slaves to our appetites and our will to false power.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
If you ever find happiness by hunting for it, you will find it, as the old woman did her lost spectacles, safe on her own nose all the time.
She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech.
More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause.
I took up an offer for me to lose 30 pounds in 30 days. It worked. I lost 30 days!
Next to a lost battle, nothing is so sad as a battle that has been won.
Technology is a compulsive and addictive way to live. Verbal communication cannot be lost because of a lack of skill. The ability to listen and learn is key to mastering the art of communication. If you don’t use your verbal skills and networking, it will disappear rapidly. Use technology wisely.
For a long time, I lost faith in humanity, especially men.
I always wanted to talk to Ronda about how she felt the night before that night that she lost to Holly Holm.
I lost my father. He had diabetes and high BP and so he died of kidney failure.
I can sing very comfortably from my vantage point because a lot of the music was about a loss of innocence, there’s innocence contained in you but there’s also innocence in the process of being lost.
Tennessee obviously has a proud history of military service, but unfortunately, that also means that we have lost a lot of people serving the country who are Tennesseans.
Perspective gives us the ability to accurately contrast the large with the small, and the important with the less important. Without it we are lost in a world where all ideas, news, and information look the same. We cannot differentiate, we cannot prioritize, and we cannot make good choices.
And we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once. And we should call every truth false which was not accompanied by at least one laugh.
If a man has lost a leg or an eye, he knows he has lost a leg or an eye; but if he has lost a self – himself – he cannot know it, because he is no longer there to know it.
Men mourn for what they have lost; women for what they ain’t got.
It was when my American coach Dan Pfaff came over from the States in 2009 and started working with me that we really began to look at my diet. He decided I was eating too many carbohydrates, so I cut back on bread. Over the next year I lost weight and became leaner.
Next to a battle lost, the greatest misery is a battle gained.
When I lost seven of my toes on Nanga Parbat and small parts of my fingertips I knew I’d never be a great rock climber. So I specialized in high-altitude climbing.
In every song I write, whether it’s a love song or a political song or a song about family, the one thing that I find is feeling lost and trying to find your way.
My life had become a catastrophe. I had no idea how to turn it around. My band had broken up. I had almost lost my family. My whole life had devolved into a disaster. I believe that the police officer who stopped me at three a.m. that morning saved my life.
They always lost but he didn’t blame me because to a gambler, a bad tip is better than no tip at all.
There was a time when I had to cancel around five shows because I lost my voice due to acid reflux. Being with Journey, I get introduced to very good doctors and specialists. I’m managing the condition with proper medication.
But we have to ask ourselves, what’s the purpose of the stock market? It’s supposed to be a source of capital for growing business. It’s lost that purpose.
The beauty of having goals in life is that it drives you and when that is lost you lose a lot of meaning in life.
When all else is lost, the future still remains.
Many people say I believe aliens built the pyramids. I don’t. In fact I’m not a supporter of the ‘ancient alien‘ hypothesis at all. I think a lost human civilization is a much better explanation of the mysteries and paradoxes of ancient cultures.
Everybody’s lost somebody, and I think they all miss them incredibly.
I was a Shawn Michaels fan, so that’s a sad memory for me. I’m proud to add a happier memory in that building, even though Christopher Daniels also lost his smile.
Three-dimensional results are important to me. I did once spend some time just writing, and floating around, and I lost my mind a little bit. I wasn’t so good at that.
I enjoyed the position I was in as a tennis player. I was to blame when I lost. I was to blame when I won. And I really like that, because I played soccer a lot too, and I couldn’t stand it when I had to blame it on the goalkeeper.
You ask what my conclusions are, rereading my journals and looking back on World War II from the vantage point of quarter century in time? We won the war in a military sense; but in a broader sense, it seems to me we lost it, for our Western civilization is less respected and secure than it was before.
I don’t speak Spanish, and I get so much crap for it. Oddly enough, it was the first language I learned, but somehow I lost it throughout the years. I can understand pieces of it, but I don’t speak it. I need to speak it. I want to teach my kids Spanish.
The Ukrainian nation, as no other nation, understands and is fully aware of the tragedy and its scale of all the lost lives of the Ukrainian Jews during the Second World War.
I’ve lost my faith in science.
The Hindi film that connects with my life story the most is the movie ‘Hero’ – two brothers being lost and sort of coming back.
The day before the anniversary of D-Day, we lost a man who was equaled by few and surpassed by none as a leader in the cause of freedom: Ronald Reagan.
Of course my goal at Duke was to win the national championship, but we were shorthanded, and lost one of our big guys that was very important to the team. By the end of the season we only played about six guys. But we tried our hardest and did our best and overall had a successful season.
To find gratitude and generosity when you could reasonably find hurt and resentment will surprise you. It will be so surprising because you will see so much of the opposite: people who have much more than others yet who react with anger when one advantage is lost or with resentment when an added gift is denied.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
Fear stifles our thinking and actions. It creates indecisiveness that results in stagnation. I have known talented people who procrastinate indefinitely rather than risk failure. Lost opportunities cause erosion of confidence, and the downward spiral begins.
It is time to effect a revolution in female manners – time to restore to them their lost dignity. It is time to separate unchangeable morals from local manners.
My first Weight Watchers meeting was when I was 14 years old on Long Island, and I went there with my mother. I’d gained that adolescent weight and wanted to try out for cheerleading… I lost the weight, tried out, and made the cheerleading team.
You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled, then something has been lost.
When I was larger, people said I was fat. Now that I’ve lost weight, they say I died.
Everything that we used to think got taught at home now seemingly has to be taught in the public school system, and something is going to get lost in the process.
It was difficult knowing one of your cousins had lost his life.
What we gave, we have; What we spent, we had; What we left, we lost.
I made a choice before I lost my legs that I was going to live the best life possible and that I wasn’t going to let this slow me down – and that choice has kept me moving forward.
I’m telling you, until I shaved my head, I never realized how much heat is lost through the top of the head. I walk out in winter and it feels like I have an ice pack on my head. Unbelievable.
I think in this world of social media, we will be lost if we don’t have an online account.
Is there something we have forgotten? Some precious thing we have lost, wandering in strange lands?
During the course of 1989, more and more East Germans lost their fears of the state’s repression and chicanery and went out on the streets. There was no turning back then. It is thanks to their courage the Wall was opened.
It’s good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling.
I wrote the very first stories in science fiction which dealt with homosexuality, The World Well Lost and Affair With a Green Monkey.
To feel today what one felt yesterday isn’t to feel – it’s to remember today what was felt yesterday, to be today’s living corpse of what yesterday was lived and lost.
In bodies moved, the motion is received, increased, diminished, or lost, according to the relations of the quantity of matter and velocity; each diversity is uniformity, each change is constancy.
The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual – for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost.
I was always fascinated by science-fiction shows, shows like ‘Star Trek‘ and ‘Lost in Space.’
There’s a lot of work to do – not only the science but maintaining the facilities up here. When you go down from a crew of six to a crew of three, obviously you’ve lost half of your crew time available, so it does have an impact. But it’s an impact we plan for.
The opportunity is often lost by deliberating.
In these increasingly self-focused times, emotional connection through food remains perhaps more than ever, the vital glue that holds us together or helps us reconnect with something we lost.
I lost my father when I was barely 10.
As a kid, I was into music, played guitar in a band. Then I started acting in plays in junior high school and just got lost in the puzzle of acting, the magic of it. I think it was an escape for me.
I knew racial discrimination at its worst in the 1930s. I lived with the humility of it but I never lost my sense of humor. Humor is the escape valve from the deadly reality of adversity.
Jesus Christ – He means the world to me. So many different situations I’ve been through, through my childhood and now my adulthood; I lost my brother at a young age. He got hit by a car right in front of me. I had to be strong for my mom.
I used to be a wannabe Genghis Khan and will always be that. He never lost any battles. Then I swung to the other side of the spectrum and settled on Mr. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Now I realise I should identify myself with those who strengthen my argument.
Every two years the American politics industry fills the airwaves with the most virulent, scurrilous, wall-to-wall character assassination of nearly every political practitioner in the country – and then declares itself puzzled that America has lost trust in its politicians.
He who learns but does not think, is lost! He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
I believe in friendship over money and that’s how I lost a lot.
Sometimes I used to think to myself, ‘Have I lost a sense of humor?’ but I don’t think that I have. I think one can be as snarky and sarcastic as lots of people, but I have never found that it makes me particularly happy.
I have an all-Japanese design team, and none of them speak English. So it’s often funny and surprising how my ideas end up lost in translation.
I was brought up bilingual, but there came a point where my mom went back to work and I got a white babysitter, so sadly I lost it. Now I can understand Spanish and put words together, but I don’t speak it fluently. I’m ashamed of that.
Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.
Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it.
My best friend was Aboriginal. She taught me about ‘bush tucker’ – the food of the land, the different things you could eat if you got lost in the bush, like grasses and berries. There’s this tree called the billygoat plum – the fruit is quite nice.
I think one of the hardest times was when I almost won a Web.com tour event in 2016 after my freshman year. I lost in a playoff to Ollie Schniederjans and J.J. Spaun. I mean, who knows what could’ve happened if I’d won?
I got lost but look what I found.
I was lucky enough to see with my own eyes the recent stock-market crash, where they lost several million dollars, a rabble of dead money that went sliding off into the sea.
I have seen hard times in my life. I lost my foot and was badly injured after a gang of thieves threw me out of the running train. I laid down on the tracks for hours and later was hospitalised. I could have failed and died.
How strange when an illusion dies. It’s as though you’ve lost a child.
The truths of religion are never so well understood as by those who have lost the power of reason.
In the aftermath of the oh-so-predictable crash, the Bitcoin fanatics have begun marshaling out excuse after excuse for why this non-investment investment lost so much of its value so fast. One was that hackers attacked some of the exchanges for Bitcoins and crippled it. Really? A hacker can wreck an entire market?
You know, we love stories and we love narrative; we love to get lost in an author‘s world.
Personally, I feel that if you shoot off 200,000 rounds, and your lead character pulls out a pistol and never gets hit, there’s a sense of jeopardy that’s lost. It becomes a little less exciting when things don’t make sense.
The loss of the American colonies was the first time the process of British empire building had been put significantly into reverse, and became the starting point for a nostalgic yearning for lost colonies – and the wealth and global influence that came with them – that has become part of our national psyche.
There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself – an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly.
In Washington, the translation of E Pluribus Unum has been lost. The belief that we are one nation – united in purpose – caring about and for one another is no longer the practice.
So I like to try to go back and develop pure visual storytelling. Because to me, it’s one of the most exciting aspects of making movies and almost a lost art at this point.
Boxing has lost its glamour and excitement. I’m going to bring it back.
I am often lost in my own world, with a frown on my face.
Not all those who wander are lost.
One of the things that happens to everyone who is grief-stricken, who has lost someone, is there comes a time when everyone else just wants you to get over it, but of course you don’t get over it. You get stronger; you try and live on; you endure; you change; but you don’t get over it. You carry it with you.
A young man is so strong, so mad, so certain, and so lost. He has everything and he is able to use nothing.
I want the public to know how it feels, the fear of being scrutinized, of being outed. The fear of what happens when you come out and the media puts you under a microscope. It’s crippling. You get lost.
‘Bionic Woman’ changed direction too much from episode to episode, which I think is why it lost momentum.
If you’ve been hit, if you’ve been put down, if you’ve lost, that next time you come out, you have to make a testament: you have to make a demonstration, a showing, that it’s not going to happen again.
I, myself, have tried following people around me, and I’ve got lost and ended up feeling emptiness rather than a sense of accomplishment. I’d like everyone to find their own role models within themselves.
I come from a family of 12, so I kind of got a little lost as a child.
Public confidence in the integrity of the Government is indispensable to faith in democracy; and when we lose faith in the system, we have lost faith in everything we fight and spend for.
Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it. Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return. Are you deprived of your estate? Is not this also a return?
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.
We’ve lost something that’s been with us for so long, and something that drew a lot of us into mathematics. But perhaps that’s always the way with math problems, and we just have to find new ones to capture our attention.
My quest these days is to find my long lost inner child, but I’m afraid if I do, I’ll end up with food in my hair and way too in love with the cats.
It is not that I lost my biggest passion – it is still racing.
It is better to have loafed and lost, than never to have loafed at all.
I like it when somebody tells me a story, and I actually really feel that that’s becoming like a lost art in American cinema.
Once upon a time, I was really lost. I was 18 going on 19, and I was shy. All I want to do is get money, and the way I was thinking I was going to do that was a negative route.
I think a lot of people have lost respect for the individual, you know, the individual, the person who doesn’t conform.
Not a moment had been lost by General Hooker in the pursuit of Lee.
I want to go to a country where I don’t speak the language. I want to be lost in translation.
I knew that I could never win a referendum in Germany. We would have lost a referendum on the introduction of the euro. That’s quite clear. I would have lost, and by seven to three.
Lost causes are the only ones worth fighting for.
The romance of English football is fantastic, but it has lost its identity under the influence of other cultures.
Lost In Space fans are going to get organized, because we’ll see them showing up in all the theatres.
I never lost a friend I wanted to keep.
Voices are like fingerprints, from Cagney to Bogart. They never lost it. My voice is instrumental in categorizing me.
The virtues are lost in self-interest as rivers are lost in the sea.
Smoking kills. If you’re killed, you’ve lost a very important part of your life.
Microsoft has had two goals in the last 10 years. One was to copy the Mac, and the other was to copy Lotus‘ success in the spreadsheet – basically, the applications business. And over the course of the last 10 years, Microsoft accomplished both of those goals. And now they are completely lost.