Favorite Quotations ~  Gain The Good Life

"You never gain something but that you lose something." ~ Henry David Thoreau

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Honor and profit lie not all in one sack. ~ George Herbert

Ill-gotten gains work evil. ~ Sophocles

No man should so act as to make a gain out of the ignorance of another. ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

There is no gain except by loss; There is no life except by death; There is no vision but by faith. ~ Walter Chalmers Smith

To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else. ~ Bernadette Devlin

No pains, no gains. ~ Samuel Smiles

Only when we give joyfully, without hesitation or thought of gain, can we truly know what love means. ~ Leo Buscaglia

Whatever we hold to ourselves is loss. Whatever we give to God is gain. ~ Gilbert Shaw

When you let go, you lose pain and gain insight. ~ Alexandra Stoddard

A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish. ~ Oliver Herford

It is harder to avoid censure than to gain applause. ~ David Hume

Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you. ~ Satchel Paige

Nothing risque, nothing gained! ~ Jayne Mansfield

He that gains time gains all things. ~ American Proverb

Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do. ~ Thomas Carlyle