Gain Quotes

Quotes tagged as "gain" Showing 1-30 of 147
William Shakespeare
“What win I, if I gain the thing I seek?
A dream, a breath, a froth of fleeting joy.
Who buys a minute's mirth to wail a week?
Or sells eternity to get a toy?
For one sweet grape who will the vine destroy?
Or what fond beggar, but to touch the crown,
Would with the sceptre straight be strucken down?”
William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece

Napoléon Bonaparte
“The hand that gives is among the hand that takes. Money has no fatherland, financiers are without patriotism and without decency, their sole object is gain.”
Napoleon Bonaparte

Ashly Lorenzana
“The easiest way to gain someone's trust is to deserve it. This should be pretty easy, assuming you're just being you and being real. Minimal effort too.”
Ashly Lorenzana

Dorothy L. Sayers
“To make a deliberate falsification for personal gain is the last, worst depth to which either scholar or artist can descend in work or life.

(Letter to Muriel St. Clare Byrne, 8 September 1935)”
Dorothy L Sayers, The Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers 1899-1936: The Making of a Detective Novelist

William Shakespeare
“Those that much covet are with gain so fond,
For what they have not, that which they possess
They scatter and unloose it from their bond,
And so, by hoping more, they have but less;
Or, gaining more, the profit of excess
Is but to surfeit, and such griefs sustain,
That they prove bankrupt in this poor-rich gain.”
William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece

“When you need to have it, you lose. If you have it without needing to have it, you gain all the benefits and none of the liabilities of having it.”
Meir Ezra

“At the banquet table of nature, there are no reserved seats. You get what you can take, and you keep what you can hold. If you can't take anything, you won't get anything, and if you can't hold anything, you won't keep anything. And you can't take anything without organization.”
A. Philip Randolph

Israelmore Ayivor
“Complaining is a vain way of explaining pain without gaining relief. Keep complains distances away from you.”
Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes

Dejan Stojanovic
“What you gain here, you lose on the other side.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Shape

“Whom wilt thou find to love ignoble thee
Save Me, save only Me?
All which I took from thee I did but take,
Not for thy harms.
But just that thou might'st seek it in my arms.
All which thy child's mistake
Fancies as lost, I have stored for thee at home;
Rise, clasp My hand, and come!”
Francis Thompson, The Hound of Heaven

Jane Austen
“His departure gave Catherine the first experimental conviction that a loss may be sometimes a gain.”
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey
tags: gain, loss

Toba Beta
“Your money myth affects your gain and luck.
In economics, illusion of money affects wealth.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

“Health is the greatest gift in life. Aananda or contentment is the greatest gain and of course faith is the best relationship and friendship in life> Shreeom Surye shiva devkota.”
Shreeom Surye shiva devkota

Mwanandeke Kindembo
“It doesn't take much energy to create the opportunities once you have gained the ability.”
Mwanandeke Kindembo

Alain Bremond-Torrent
“..., no champagne no gain,”
Alain Bremond-Torrent, "Darling, it's not only about sex"

“The less you care about suffering and pain, the higher your chances of success and gain.”
Maxime Lagacé

Nitya Prakash
“Breakups hurt, but losing someone who doesn't respect and appreciate you is actually a gain, not a loss.”
Nitya Prakash

Steven Magee
“President Trump, I find you to be absolutely disgusting.”
Steven Magee

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Godliness is a great gain.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The loss is a gain.
The gain is a loss.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

“The straight tree is the first to be chopped down; the well of sweet water is the first to run dry. Sir, your intention is to display your knowledge in order to astonish the ignorant, and by developing your self, to cast a light upon the crudeness of others. You shine, you positively glow, as if you carried with you the sun and moon. All this is why you cannot avoid disasters.

I have heard the great fulfillment man say, “The boastful have done nothing worthwhile, those who do something worthwhile will see it fade, fame soon disappears.” There are few who can forget success and fame and just return to being ordinary citizens again! The Tao moves all, but the perfect man does not stand in its light, his Virtue moves all, but he does not seek fame. He is empty and plain, and seems crazy. Anonymous, abdicating power, he has no interest in work or fame. So he doesn’t criticize others and they don’t criticize him. The perfect man is never heard, so why, Sir, do you so want to be?”
Zhuangzi, The Book of Chuang Tzu

Prem Jagyasi
“The path of your life shouldn't be decided by sitting idle and just thinking over it; instead, it should be explored by doing things you never did and taking paths you never took. let life help you find the way, not the other way around.”
Dr Prem Jagyasi

“Choosing the easy way and the way leading to personal gain automatically leads to association with evil.”
Claudia Fenske, Muggles, Monsters and Magicians: A Literary Analysis of the Harry Potter Series

“Patience is gain”
Tehila Obianujunwa Onuoha

Mukta Singh-Zocchi
“In the paved path of friendship that Gopal and I had walked together for so long, we were led astray from each other when finally Yamini made her shining appearance. But I feel no regret at my loss - no. My gains were much loftier.”
Mukta Singh-Zocchi, Game of Big Numbers

Eldon Henson
“Ignoring the facts for short-term gain will almost always bring long-term pain.”
Eldon Henson, Achieving your best day yet!: A more fulfilling career... a more impactful life

'SON of GOD' P.S.Jagadeesh Kumar
“The one who lives with neighbors and relatives will learn to live with the gain of pains and the pain of gains”
P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

“Your pain is an "interface" to your gain. Today, letting your pain slow you down keeps you backward. Tomorrow it would knock you off balance and bring more pain.”
Asuni LadyZeal

Steven Magee
“When you have nothing to lose, you have everything to gain.”
Steven Magee

« previous 1 3 4 5