lose quotes

They have not always elected the best leaders, particularly after a long period in which they have not used this facility of free election. You tend to lose the habit.Chinua Achebe

Whether rich people make money or lose money, they get no sympathy from the public.Gary Ackerman

I just wanted to be an ordinary, middle-class person. When I was at Cambridge, I made great efforts to lose the last remnants of my Cockney accent.Peter Ackroyd

Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.Aesop

Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.Aesop

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

When I do comedy, I lose all inhibition and introspection. I no longer care.Jessica Alba

It's really clear to me that you can't hang onto something longer than its time. Ideas lose certain freshness, ideas have a shelf life, and sometimes they have to be replaced by other ideas.Alan Alda

When you drive a car, either you manage it and feel it with the grip of the car, or, like me, you fix it on visual speed. If you do it through the grip, you lose it very quickly - because when the track changes, you can have scares. I do it visually, so if I am going too fast I fight to get the car back, but I do not do it by feeling the grip.Jean Alesi

I was muscular - I was never overweight. But tell a girl that she has to lose 15 pounds when she's not fat, and that has destroyed a lot of who I am over the years, even still. In my mind I'm thinking, 'I'm always too heavy. I should be a skinny thing.'Kim Alexis

When I was 20, my husband at the time looked at me said, 'You're fat; go run.' There weren't a lot of tools at the end of the '70s to lose weight. It took me a while to realize what kind of exercise would make me happy and I would look forward to doing. And running became it.Kim Alexis

An income tax form is like a laundry list - either way you lose your shirt.Fred Allen

Every time you win, you're reborn; when you lose, you die a little.George Allen, Sr.

A lot of times when I've been offered film series and stuff, if they shoot in Los Angeles, I lose interest.Karen Allen

If the parties get too close together they lose their identities, if they get too far apart you're not going to get a whole lot done because you almost always need to have some folks on the other side of the aisle to accomplish anything.Tom Allen

I'd rather win two or three, lose one, win two or three more. I'm a great believer in things evening out. If you win a whole bunch in a row, somewhere along the line you're going to lose some too.Walt Alston

The organizational architecture is really that a centipede walks on hundred legs and one or two don't count. So if I lose one or two legs, the process will go on, the organization will go on, the growth will go on.Mukesh Ambani

Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.B. R. Ambedkar

In the knockout tournaments, it's futile to prepare for a grand finale. You may have worked out many strategies for the final. But you may lose in the first round itself.Viswanathan Anand

When you play with the best in the world, it is important that you not lose focus. You must be fully focused. Even a minor error could result in a massive defeat.Viswanathan Anand