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

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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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Wise men never sit and wail their loss, but cheerily seek how to redress their harms.

Wise men never sit and wail their loss, but cheerily seek how to redress their harms.

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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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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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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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What we learned here is love tastes bitter when it’s gone.

What we learned here is love tastes bitter when it’s gone.

by Rob Thomas Found in: Bitterness Quotes, 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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The cheerful loser is the winner.

The cheerful loser is the winner.

by Elbert Hubbard Found in: Loss Quotes,
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Things that are not at all, are never lost.

Things that are not at all, are never lost.

by Christopher Marlowe Found in: Loss Quotes,
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