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    A son could bear with great complacency, the death of his father,
    while the loss of his inheritance might drive him to despair.
    [Lat., Gli huomini dimenticano piu teste la morte del padre, che
    la perdita del patrimonie.]

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Our wasted oil unprofitably burns,
Like hidden lamps in old sepulchral urns.

Our wasted oil unprofitably burns,
Like hidden lamps in old sepulchral urns.

by William Cowper Found in: Loss Quotes,
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We have lost morals, justice, honor, piety and faith, and that
sense of shame which, once lost, can never read more

We have lost morals, justice, honor, piety and faith, and that
sense of shame which, once lost, can never be restored.
[Lat., Periere mores, jus, decus, pietas, fides,
Et qui redire nescit, cum perit, pudor.]

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

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

by Titus Maccius Plautus Found in: Loss Quotes,
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It's the good loser who finally loses out.

It's the good loser who finally loses out.

by Kin Hubbard Found in: Loss Quotes,
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'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Loss Quotes,
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When wealth is lost, nothing is lost;
When health is lost, something is lost;
When character is read more

When wealth is lost, nothing is lost;
When health is lost, something is lost;
When character is lost, all is lost!

by Motto Found in: Loss Quotes,
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But over all things brooding slept
The quiet sense of something lost.

But over all things brooding slept
The quiet sense of something lost.

by Lord Alfred Tennyson Found in: Loss Quotes,
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Great lords, wise men ne'er sit and wail their loss
But cheerly seek how to redress their harms.

Great lords, wise men ne'er sit and wail their loss
But cheerly seek how to redress their harms.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Loss Quotes,
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For 'tis a truth well known to most,
That whatsoever thing is lost,
We seek it, ere read more

For 'tis a truth well known to most,
That whatsoever thing is lost,
We seek it, ere it comes to light,
In every cranny but the right.

by William Cowper Found in: Loss Quotes,
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