gain quotes

To mourn and bewail your ill-fortune, when you will gain a tear from those who listen, this is worth the trouble.Aeschylus

What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel there is to lose.Andre Agassi

It's better to be hurt by the truth than to gain satisfaction from the lies.David Allan

At USC, if you're running back there, and you do gain you over 1,500 yards, people see you as a candidate, but not one of the top ones.Marcus Allen

The true meaning of feminism is this: to use your strong womanly image to gain strong results in society.Pamela Anderson

The older I get, the greater power I seem to have to help the world; I am like a snowball - the further I am rolled the more I gain.Susan B. Anthony

If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, don't accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend.Saint Augustine

It is here, my daughters, that love is to be found - not hidden away in corners but in the midst of occasions of sin. And believe me, although we may more often fail and commit small lapses, our gain will be incomparably the greater.Saint Teresa of Avila

If you make listening and observation your occupation you will gain much more than you can by talk.Robert Baden-Powell

But whether it be dream or truth, to do well is what matters. If it be truth, for truth's sake. If not, then to gain friends for the time when we awaken.Pedro Calderon de la Barca

One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it.Pedro Calderon de la Barca

I eat cheese and salami and a lot of fried chicken. I eat a big bag of oatmeal-raisin cookies every night and I don't gain weight. I still look OK as long as I'm dressed.Ellen Barkin

I think that's most unfortunate about our Democratic system, that you're confining it to people who are either very wealthy in their own right or have capacity to gain access to large amounts of money.Birch Bayh

The true way to gain much, is never to desire to gain too much.Francis Beaumont

Besides the physical ordinance of baptism and the laying on of hands, one must be spiritually born again to gain exaltation and eternal life.Ezra Taft Benson

One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.Josh Billings

I am thankful I was born in America, although if I gain any more weight the burqa thing may start to seem like a good idea to me. See? Another plus about America, you can always find some food.Elayne Boosler

It seemed to be inadmissible to give in on such a fundamental point. This would have meant that any one who would have wanted to be a terrorist could gain eventually their freedom thanks to another kidnapping.Robert Bourassa

Meanwhile, my residence within the Federal lines, and my acquaintance with so many of the officers, the origin of which I have already mentioned, enabled me to gain much important information as to the position and designs of the enemy.Belle Boyd

We gain our ends only with the laws of nature; we control her only by understanding her laws.Jacob Bronowski