Quotes of Detriment

“ The art of losing isn't hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. ”

- Elizabeth Bishop

“ One loss is good for the soul. Too many losses are not good for the coach. ”

- Knute Rockne

“ The injuries we do and the injuries we suffer are seldom weighed on the same scales. ”

- Aesop

“ Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on. ”

- Robert Frost

“ Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! — what worthy man does not keep those in mind? ”

- William Makepeace Thackeray

“ I've come to accept that the life of a frontrunner is a hard one, that he will suffer more injuries than most men and that many of these injuries will not be accidental. ”

- Pele

“ The best revenge is to be unlike him who performed the injury. ”

- Marcus Aurelius

“ Losers never know why they are losing. They will mention injuries, the officiating, the weather and bad breaks. ”

- George Allen

“ Losses are comparative, and imagination only makes them of any moment. ”

- Blaise Pascal

“ The total loss of reason is less deplorable than the total deprivation of it. ”

- Abraham Cowley
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