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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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That puts it not unto the touch
To win or lose it all.

That puts it not unto the touch
To win or lose it all.

by Sir W.f.p. Napier Found in: Loss Quotes,
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What you lend is lost; when you ask for it back, you may find a
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What you lend is lost; when you ask for it back, you may find a
friend made an enemy by your kindness. If you begin to press him
further, you have the choice of two things--either to lose your
loan or lose your friend.
[Lat., Si quis mutuum quid dederit, sit pro proprio perditum;
Cum repetas, inimicum amicum beneficio invenis tuo.
Si mage exigere cupias, duarum rerum exoritur optio;
Vel illud, quod credideris perdas, vel illum amicum, amiseris.]

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Don't let something that doesn't matter cause you to lose something that does.

Don't let something that doesn't matter cause you to lose something that does.

by Unknown Found in: Loss Quotes,
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Praising what is lost Makes the remembrance dear.

Praising what is lost Makes the remembrance dear.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Loss Quotes,
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Like the dew on the mountain,
Like the foam on the river,
Like the bubble on the read more

Like the dew on the mountain,
Like the foam on the river,
Like the bubble on the fountain,
Thou are gone, and for ever!

by Sir Walter Scott Found in: Loss Quotes,
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No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor, the less envy. Even in read more

No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor, the less envy. Even in those cases which put us out of wits, it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss that troubles us.

by Seneca Found in: Loss Quotes,
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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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A wise man loses nothing, if he but save himself.

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

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Every day I work so hardBringin' home my hard earned payTry to love you baby, but you push me away.

Every day I work so hardBringin' home my hard earned payTry to love you baby, but you push me away.

by Led Zeppelin Found in: Loss Quotes,
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