Loss quotes & sayings

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Laws are rules established by men who are in control of organized violence for the non fulfillment of which those who do not fulfil them are subjected to personal injuries, the loss of liberty, and even capital punishment. - Leo Tolstoy
Condole: To show that bereavement is a smaller evil than sympathy. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce
Writers of novels and romances in general bring a double loss on their readers, they rob them both of their time and money; representing men, manners and things that never have been, nor are likely to be: Either confounding or perverting history and truth, inflating the mind, or committing violence upon the understanding. - Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
Yield not to calamity, but face her boldly. - Virgil [Publius Vergilius Maro]
No loss of flood and lightning, no destruction of cities and temples by hostile forces of nature, has deprived man of so many noble lives and impulses as those which his intolerance has destroyed. - Helen Keller
We do not regret the loss of our friends by reasons of their merit, but because of our needs and for the good opinion that we believed them to have held of us. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Success consists of going from failure to failure, without a loss of enthusiasm. - Sir Winston Churchill
A son could bear with great complacency, the death of his father, while the loss of his inheritance might drive him to despair. [La., Gli huomini dimenticano piu teste la morte del padre, che la perdita del patrimonie] - Niccolo Machiavelli