lose quotes

Gestating characters feels something like the mental equivalent of gestating a baby. In both cases, to create them you lose yourself. Or at least you reshape yourself to encompass them.Ann Brashares

When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less.Paul Brown

Let them cant about decorum, Who have characters to lose!Robert Burns

I think it is really sad that when people lose their homes they kind of lose their minds too.Margaret Cho

I like to remember phone numbers because it keeps your brain active. If you don't use it, you lose it.Joan Collins

You can lose people without them dying, and I have, from moving, from traveling. The emotion is real, it just doesn't actually have to do with death. I'm singing about what I know, and it's a song about longing for somebody who's disappeared in your life.Jon Crosby

I don't think I'll ever lose the feeling that I had when I read 'To Kill a Mockingbird' - Harper Lee was going back into her childhood. I grew up in a real small town - Lee's was in the South, mine the Northwest - but small towns have a lot in common. There was such a revelation in knowing that a story could be told like that.Chris Crutcher

I recognize a lot of the things I'm going through. Like, I lose my temper a lot and I become unhinged and kind of hysterical.Joan Didion

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.George Eliot

I know now what this meant, that the bison were the gift of a good spirit and were our strength, but we should lose them, and from the same good spirit we must find another strength.Black Elk

I lost my dad when I was younger, and I know what it's like to lose a beloved parent.Simone Elkeles

When you lose your reputation at 19, you lose everything.Marianne Faithfull

If you're not connected emotionally to a story, then you're dead. You're really just opening the door for people to lose interest and their minds to wander, for them to start picking it apart.Paul Feig

It's amazing how fast generations lose sight of other generations. One of the first things the young composers who come to work with me say is that they want to write music people will like, instead of gaining their credentials by being rejected by the audience.Carlisle Floyd

How much are we willing to lose from our already short lives by losing ourselves in our Blackberries, our iPhones, by not paying attention to the human being across from us who is talking with us, by being so lazy that we're not willing to process deeply?Joshua Foer

When I was a dancer, I felt this great sense of knowing my body and being in my body, and I think it's really easy as women to lose that and not really be one and loving it.Lyndsy Fonseca

Money is like an arm or leg - use it or lose it.Henry Ford

I can't be smug, because I know that you can lose anything at any point. And I can't be angry, because I haven't lost it.Michael J. Fox

Life is what you make it: If you snooze, you lose; and if you snore, you lose more.Phyllis George

And I told her point blank, you've got everything to live for. You've got such talent. You're back singing great, lose the weight. And she went and did it, and look at her now!David Gest