A businessman cannot force you to buy his product; if he makes a mistake, he suffers the consequences; if he fails, he takes the loss. If bureaucrat makes a mistake, you suffer the consequences; if he fails, he passes the loss on to you.— Ayn Rand
Empowering His Loss quotations
For what shall it profit a man, if he gain the whole world, and suffer the loss of his soul?
The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven not man's.
He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog.
You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion. Our dogs will love and admire the meanest of us, and feed our colossal vanity with their uncritical homage.
Like every other girl in the world, my most embarrassing moment had to do with a guy completely turning me down. His loss!
It is difficult to play against Einstein's theory -on his first loss to Fischer
Each of us has his own rhythm of suffering.
No one can fully understand the meaning of love unless he's owned a dog.
A dog can show you more honest affection with a flick of his tail than a man can gather through a lifetime of handshakes.
His ears were often the first thing to catch my tears.
William Holden and I weren't just good friends.
He was my very best friend. I feel his loss very much still.
The Lord compensates the faithful for every loss.
That which is taken away from those who love the Lord will be added unto them in His own way. While it may not come at the time we desire, the faithful will know that every tear today will eventually be returned a hundredfold with tears of rejoicing and gratitude.
Our dehumanization of the Negro then is indivisible from our dehumanization of ourselves; the loss of our own identity is the price we pay for our annulment of his.
You cannot survive without that intangible quality we call heart.
The mark of a top player is not how much he wins when he is winning but how he handles his losses. If you win for thirty days in a row, that makes no difference if on the thirty-first you have a bad night, go crazy, and throw it all away.
The one best place to bury a good dog is in the heart of his master.
When you oppose the shaykh, it's like the slave who kills himself over a quarrel with his master. 'Hey, why are you killing yourself over a quarrel?' He says, 'So my master will suffer loss.'
Our generation is lost to the truth of God, to the reality of divine revelation, to the content of God's will, to the power of His redemption, and to the authority of His Word. For this loss it is paying dearly in a swift relapse into paganism.
A wife who loses a husband is called a widow.
A husband who loses a wife is called a widower. A child who loses his parents is called an orphan. There is no word for a parent who loses a child. That's how awful the loss is.
A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.
I have yet to see a serious act of violence that was not provoked by the experience of feeling shamed and humiliated, disrespected and ridiculed, and that did not represent the attempt to prevent or undo this ‘loss of face’—no matter how severe the punishment, even if it includes death.
I see Edward Snowden as someone who has chosen, at best, exile from the country he loves-with a serious risk of his assassination by agents of his government or life in prison (in solitary confinement)-to awaken us to the danger of our loss of democracy to a total-surveilla nce state
When all is summed up, a man never speaks of himself without loss;
his accusations of himself are always believed; his praises never.
If a speculator is correct half of the time, he is hitting a good average.
Even being right 3 or 4 times out of 10 should yield a person a fortune if he has the sense to cut his losses quickly on the ventures where he is wrong.
The loss of reason seems to me honorable, like the death of a sentry at his post.
Man seeks to learn, and man kills himself because of the loss of cohesion in his religious society; he does not kill himself because of his learning. It is certainly not the learning he acquires that disorganizes religion; but the desire for knowledge wakens because religion becomes disorganized.
The misery of keeping a dog is his dying so soon.
But, to be sure, if he lived for fifty years and then died, what would become of me?
Letters were first invented for consoling such solitary wretches as myself.
Having lost the substantial pleasures of seeing and possessing you, I shall in some measure compensate this loss by the satisfaction I shall find in your writing.
Instead of hoping he must fear and instead of fearing he must hope.
He must fear that his loss may develop into a much bigger loss, and hope that his profit may become a big profit.
To lose a friend is the greatest of all evils, but endeavour rather to rejoice that you possessed him than to mourn his loss.
The defensive (or passive) investor will place chief emphasis on the avoidance of serious mistakes or losses. His second aim will be freedom from effort, annoyance, and the need for making frequent decisions.
Michael Jackson is the reason why I do music and why I am an entertainer.
I am devastated by this great loss, and I will continue to be humbled and inspired by his legacy. My prayers are with his family. Michael will be deeply missed, but never forgotten. He's the greatest, the best ever. No one will ever be better.
I know something of the good of Moammar Gadhafi that made me to love him as a brother and to feel a great sense of loss at his assassination... Gadhafi died in honor, fighting for the Libya that he believed in.
The proximity of an army causes prices to go up;
and high prices cause people's substance to be drained away. When their substance is drained away, they will be afflicted by heavy exactions. With this loss of substance and exhaustion of strength, the homes of the people will be stripped bare, and their incomes dissipated.
Finally, the lessons of impermanence taught me this: loss constitutes an odd kind of fullness; despair empties out into an unquenchable appetite for life.
The kind of man who always thinks that he is right, that his opinions, his pronouncements, are the final word, when once exposed shows nothing there. But a wise man has much to learn without a loss of dignity.
Hearing him talk about his mother, about his intact family, makes my chest hurt for a second, like someone pierced it with a needle.