Losing Who You Are Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 82 Quotes About Losing Who You Are

#1. Failing one time - or even several times - doesn't make you a failure any more than losing one game makes you a loser. - Author: Frank Sonnenberg
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#2. We speak about losing our minds as if it is a bad thing. I say, lose your mind. Do it purposefully. Find out who you really are beyond your thoughts and beliefs. Lose your mind, find your soul. - Author: Vironika Tugaleva
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#3. To me, that's where memories are very interesting because what happens when we start losing memories? What happens when you can't take your memories with you? Who are we without our memories, without our past? - Author: Don Hertzfeldt
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#4. Perhaps to lose a sense of where you are implies the danger of losing a sense of who you are. - Author: Ralph Ellison
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#5. You can't win for losing. Either you fulfill their stereotype of being a radical 60's person or you've sold out. In fact, of course, millions of people who were active in the 60's are doing work on issues that try to reflect their values. - Author: Bernadine Dohrn
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#6. I think the working-class part of me comes out. Sometimes the people who have the loudest mouths are upper-class, upper-middle-class. The quietest are often working-class people, people who are broke. There is a fear of losing whatever it is that you have. I come from that background. - Author: Billie Joe Armstrong
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#7. Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom, I suppose; also the first announcement of death. - Author: Peter Conrad
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#8. When we advance more confident claims and they fail to come to fruition, this constitutes much more powerful evidence against our hypothesis. We can't really blame anyone for losing faith when this occurs - Author: Nate Silver
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#9. The great misfortune of the modern English is not at all that they are more boastful than other people (they are not); it is that they are boastful about those particular things which nobody can boast of without losing them. - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#10. I really enjoy playing with someone else and whether it's chess or tennis or games, I love card games. I love that, but I think there's something so important to gain from winning and losing and learning how to lose and how you can be better from that. - Author: Hilary Swank
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#11. I think that we've made great moral progress in the second half of the 20th century in many respects, and particularly in relation to human rights but I think that we are losing sight of some of the values of concern for others, and self-respect and respect for others. - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#12. There are few things more confusing than going to war with parents who are diminishing you, particularly when you are very young. If you fight for your dignity, you risk losing the love you need from them to develop. If you don't fight back, you lose your self-respect - Author: Jeff Brown
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#13. It's no fun getting older. I might be wearing beautiful diamond earrings, but they can't take away the pain of losing my hearing. - Author: Cilla Black
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#14. That level of trade deficit throttles real growth in our country and continues the unfortunate path of selling out America. We are not winning the global trade war, we are losing it badly. - Author: Marcy Kaptur
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#15. In my bedroom, I squeezed shut my eyes, because it was too hard, that memory. Too hard, too painful, too much like losing a slice of myself, which, in fact, I had. - Author: Lauren Myracle
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#16. I think I had more freedom when I began making films. I did not know what could not be done. I was naive. I did what I wanted to. As you gain awareness, you start losing freedom. - Author: Anurag Kashyap
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#17. I love playing really strung out characters, and characters that are really pushed to their limits and losing their mind. I think that's wonderful. To be able to lose it, in many ways, is just great fun to do. - Author: Daniel Sharman
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#18. My grandmother died from Alzheimer's, and it was a big shock. For the families left behind, it is not an easy closure. It's not a gradual fading. The person is losing so much of their humanity as they're dying. Losing your memories, you lose so much of who you are as a person. - Author: Rosecrans Baldwin
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#19. Loggers losing their jobs because of Spotted Owl legislation is, in my eyes, no different than people being out of work after the furnaces of Dachau shut down. - Author: David
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#20. Being brave means to know something is scary, difficult, and dangerous, and doing it anyway, because the possibility of winning the fight is worth the chance of losing it. - Author: Emilie Autumn
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#21. And in that moment there's nothing I fear except losing hold of her hand. - Author: Jennifer Niven
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#22. I've wanted to win at everything, every day, since I was a kid. And time doesn't change a person, it just helps you get a handle on who you are. Even at age 41, I still hate losing
I'm just more gracious about it. I'm also aware that setbacks have an upside; they fuel new dreams. - Author: Dara Torres
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#23. I mean, was there really a difference between death and losing every ounce of who you are? - Author: Jessica Sorensen
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#24. Languages are different for a reason. You can't move ideas between them without losing something. The Arabs are the only ones who've figured this out. They have the sense to call non-Arabic versions of the Criterion interpretations, not translations. - Author: G. Willow Wilson
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#25. I'm talking to anyone who has been dumped - have not gotten the job you really wanted or have received those horrible rejection letters from grad school. You know, the disappointment of losing, or not getting something you badly want. When that happens, show what you are made of. - Author: Jill Abramson
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#26. We have multiple Black men and women losing their lives simply for being. Who gets to say you don't get to live anymore? I don't understand that. And it doesn't stop there. Can we go into the school system and look at the imbalance of what our children are learning? We are functioning crazy, people. - Author: Regina Belle
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#27. You run the risk of losing anyone who is worth spending time
with, unless you are so paranoid about loss that you choose someone unlosable, somebody who could
not possibly appeal to anybody else at all. - Author: Nick Hornby
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#28. I'm most afraid of losing my mind. You lose your identity, your sense of who you are, where you are. - Author: Stephen King
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#29. Who are you if you lose your favorite person? Can you lose your favorite person without losing yourself? I reach for Stargirl and she's gone. I'm not me anymore. - Author: Jerry Spinelli
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#30. Funny how things work themselves out. Things happen that split up family and friends, then things happen that bring them back together. Everyone is in your life for a reason. My hope is for all the reasons to be good. Those who love you never lose touch, are always consistent, and unquestionable. - Author: April Mae Monterrosa
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#31. Treat your enemies with courtesy, and you'll see how valuable it really is. It costs little but pays a nice dividend: those who honor are honored. Politeness and a sense of honor have this advantage: we bestow them on others without losing a thing. - Author: Baltasar Gracian
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#32. I have found a way to beat myself
I win by losing, something like that
I'm told that I'm stupid
So ok, I'll be stupid
If I can't register the pain
Then it's not there
I'm not so stupid after all
I'll show them - Author: Henry Rollins
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#33. I have no right to be sad about anything. No right to have therapy from expensive doctors like you for losing children who never existed. There is real grief in the world. There are real mothers losing real children. - Author: Liane Moriarty
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#34. There's nothing worse than people who want to make you feel better when you are losing. I just want to smack them. - Author: Kate Mara
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#35. If, by chance, you find that you are losing hope, tap back into those who inspire you. - Author: Mehgan Heaney-Grier
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#36. The distraction, particularly of technology, impedes the innovative process. And when you add to that the distraction of working with colleagues who are in different time zones and/or who have a different approach to urgency and distraction, the potential for losing focus is abundant. - Author: David Livermore
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#37. For a lot of geeks, gaming is all about stripping who you are completely and entering this imaginary space, this world that's made for you, where winning and losing have nothing to do with real life. - Author: Arthur Chu
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#38. For a certain type of woman who risks losing her identity in a man, there are all those questions ... until you get to the point and know that you really are living a love story. - Author: Anouk Aimee
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#39. As an actor, particularly in theatre, you're trying to get jobs on TV; but you're also losing jobs in theatre to people who are on television. - Author: Andrew Rannells
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#40. It is setting goals and trying to be a business person, but at the same time not losing sight of who you are writing songs for and what your goals are as a songwriter. So believe me, if you think I've got it down I don't it is a constant struggle. - Author: Christine Lavin
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#41. It's okay not to be okay ... Sometimes it's hard, to follow your heart but tears don't mean you're losing, everybody's bruising, there's nothing wrong with who you are. - Author: Jessie J.
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#42. People get comfortable with the way you are - they have formed their opinion of you based on everything they see and know about you as a person. When you change that up by losing weight, they no longer understand you. - Author: Jennifer Hudson
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#43. I'm in love with you, you stupid arse, and I'm not losing you. Got it?" she whispered against his lips before kissing him again. Her confession had stolen his breath, so all he could do was nod. "Now, once again, how do we fix you?" she asked, when they finally parted. To - Author: Morgan Rhodes
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#44. Nothing consumes itself so much as generosity, because while you practise it you're losing the wherewithal to go on practising it. - Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
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#45. When we ask people to live their lives through our models, we are potentially reducing life itself. How can we ever know what we might be losing? - Author: Jaron Lanier
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#46. Lack of patience is probably the most common reason for losing a game, or drawing games that should have been won. - Author: Bent Larsen
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#47. Poppy: Um, can we cross running water?
James: Sure. And we can walk into people's homes without being invited, and roll in garlic if we don't mind losing friends. - Author: L.J.Smith
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#48. People just hate the idea of losing. Any loss, even a small one, is just so terrible to contemplate that they compensate by buying insurance, including totally absurd policies like air travel. - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#49. A person either hates losing enough to change or he hates changing enough to lose. - Author: Orrin Woodward
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#50. Most of us, as we grow older, become frightened; we are afraid of living, afraid of losing a job, afraid of tradition, afraid of what the neighbours, or what the wife or husband would say, afraid of death. Most of us have fear in one form or another; and where there is fear there is no intelligence. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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#51. But it's too soon for me to imagine losing you. - Author: Deborah Harkness
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#52. Peer pressure accounts for much of the promiscuous sex in high schools and colleges. "Conform or get lost." Since no one enjoys losing friends or being cast out of his own circle, peer pressure - especially during the years of adolescence - is an almost irresistible force. - Author: Billy Graham
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#53. Not so long ago I'd been convinced that losing my voice was the worst thing that could ever happen to me, the worst tragedy. But since then I'd been losing my whole self, everything I stood for, believed in, felt. Everything I ever wanted to be. Everything I ever was. - Author: Sarah Ockler
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#54. The workouts have positively impacted the astronauts' bones and muscles, and they are coming back in really good shape. But some are losing bone and muscle but not as much as we saw in the early days. - Author: Scott Kelly
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#55. I had to be different ... so I would not be inferior. We could not occupy the same space together. Like horses in a race, I was tired of jostling for position and losing. I chose a different course so that losing would not be an option. - Author: Julianne Donaldson
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#56. Don't even mention losing to me. I can't stand to think of it - Author: Bobby Fischer
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#57. Everybody that I was in school with had an uncle or father in the law, and I started to realize that I was going to end up writing briefs for about ten years for these fellows who I thought I was smarter than. And I was kind of losing my feeling for that. - Author: John Wayne
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#58. This is the best thing that could've happened for the 2011 season - Bolt losing like this and having to go away. - Author: Ato Boldon
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#59. A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning. - Author: Billie Jean King
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#60. Maybe love is a risk, but it's a risk I'm willing to take and as you said, it's not a choice. I never thought I would, never thought I could love someone like that but I fell in love with you. I fought it. It's the first battle I didn't mind losing. - Author: Cora Reilly
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#61. Think we cry to release the animal parts of us without losing our humanity. Because inside me is a beast that snarls and growls, and strains toward freedom. - Author: Veronica Roth
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#62. Even so you have managed to live that love in the only way possible for you. Losing it before it happened. - Author: Marguerite Duras
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#63. We're going to have to look very seriously at what we're doing right or wrong because we just keep losing. - Author: Eddie Bernice Johnson
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#64. Losing some data is possible... after too much of it... everything remains possible. - Author: Deyth Banger
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#65. If you admire yourself in the mirror, let it be in fear and not delight, because the only thing that beauty will bring to you is terror of losing it. - Author: Amelie Nothomb
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#66. It is not the homeless, mentally ill or extremely cunning people that we have to be afraid of. When someone loses everything that meant something to them is when people should get very afraid. A person that has nothing to lose is the scariest person on earth. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#67. Losing something she loved had ripped her open in a way she had not expected. The pain hurt, but the pain was right. The Order had wrought a galaxy in which good capitulated to evil, where human feelings - Aryn's feelings - were crushed under the weight of Jedi nonattachment. - Author: Paul S. Kemp
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#68. It's not about winning or losing a competition, it's about beating the doubt from within yourself and knowing at the end of each day you are one step closer to your goals. - Author: Jonathan Horton
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#69. There's a big difference between trying to do something and actually doing it. We often say we're trying to do something-losing weight, getting more exercise, finding a job. But the truth is, we're either doing it or not doing it. - Author: Tina Seelig
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#70. He was a super shiny boy and I liked the shape of him. Under the blanket. In the shower. I liked his shadow on the street and his imprint on the sofa. I hated the smell of hair gel on his head, but I loved it on the pillow. I love the smell of losing someone. - Author: Emma Forrest
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#71. Almost losing one person you love shines a bright spotlight on life, and suddenly strips you of everything but your real feelings. - Author: Fannie Flagg
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#72. We are more sensitive to losses than to gains; the pleasure of winning is less than the pain of losing. - Author: John A. Daly
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#73. To have a girl two thousand miles away going to pieces over you, weeping at the mere memory of you, losing her appetite, losing herself and her self respect - well, that's a trophy enough for a guy's ego, huh? - Author: Jerry Spinelli
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#74. The day you lose someone isn't the worst -at least you've got something to do- it's all the days they stay dead. - Author: Steven Moffat
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#75. I'm in competition with myself and I'm losing. - Author: Roger Waters
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#76. Don't fully trust anyone until he has stuck with a good cause which he saw was losing. - Author: Morton Blackwell
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#77. Traveling is like gambling: it is always connected with winning and losing and generally where it is least expected we receive, more or less than what we hoped for. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#78. Success is getting to a point where you'd be truly OK with losing everything you have and starting over. - Author: Tony Hsieh
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#79. We're losing film, especially in projection, we're losing a great achievement of civilization. A still image and darkness make up 50% of the experience. The still images become movement in your head. That's the magic of cinema. - Author: Laszlo Nemes
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#80. And as fall turned to winter, the Darlington peach trees started dropping their leaves again, gently, like they were letting them go. It wasnt the same as giving them up. It wasnt the same as losing them. - Author: Jodi Lynn Anderson
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#81. When I get older losing my hair many years from now,
Will you still be sending me a Valentine, birthday greetings, bottle of wine?
If I'd been out till quarter to three would you lock the door?
Will you still need me, will you still feed me,
When I'm sixty-four? - Author: John Lennon
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#82. You either hate losing enough to change, or you hate changing enough to lose. - Author: Orrin Woodward
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