Favorite Quotations ~  Loss, 2 How to Mend a Broken Heart

"As is often the case with losses, she did not notice that anything was missing for some time after it had gone." ~ Naomi Royde-Smith

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The more men have to lose, the less willing are they to venture. ~ Thomas Paine

The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose. ~ John McEnroe

In life it is more necessary to lose than to gain. A seed will only germinate if it dies. ~ Boris Pasternak

Show me a good loser and I'll show you a loser. ~ Knute Rockne

I'm covered with loser dust. ~ Courtney Love

We are far betting dealing with the big losses--death, divorce, debt, and debilitating illness--than with the daily onslaught of little losses. ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach, Romancing the Ordinary

I put down these memorandums of my affections/In honor of tenderness,/In honor of all of those who have been/Conscripted into the brotherhood/Of loss... ~ Edward Hirsch

It is harder to cut our gains than our losses. ~ Elizabeth Bibesco, Haven

As a quiet salute to Beavis and Butthead, I held up my index finger and thumb in an “L”—the international sign for loser. ~ Michael Moore

You gotta lose 'em some of the time. When you do, lose 'em right. ~ Casey Stengel

An honorable spiritual practice recognizes the losses we have suffered, tells our story, and sheds our tears to free us from the past. ~ Jack Kornfield

Any love involves loss, and that's the risk you take. And the greater the love, the greater the loss. I certainly feel that now with the woman I'm with, and the children that I have. But whatever the course may be, this time together is extraordinary. ~ Brad Pitt

Any real change implies the breakup of the world as one has always known it, the loss of all that gave one an identity, the end of safety. ~ James Baldwin

As you would expect, the loss of freedom and the lack of privacy are extremely difficult. But I am safe, fit and healthy. ~ Martha Stewart

Cling to nothing for its loss is pain. ~ Dhammapada

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