Gains quotes

  • Reason gains all people by compelling none.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #People #Gains #Reason

  • Lost in much of the national debate about immigration reform is how Democrats ultimately stand to gain electorally with any legislation or executive action that would put the newly legalized residents on a path to voting.
    -- Aaron Klein

    #Voting #Reform #Gains

  • There is happiness in the love of labor, there is misery in the love of gain.
    -- Abraham Joshua Heschel

    #Gains #Misery #Labor

  • For any movement to gain momentum, it must start with a small action.
    -- Adam Braun

    #Momentum #Movement #Gains

  • He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Gains #Youth

  • But no artist, I now realize, can be satisfied with art alone. There is a natural craving for recognition which cannot be gain-said.
    -- Agatha Christie

    #Art #Gains #Recognition

  • To gain profit is important, but you must invest to build up assets that you can cash in in the future.
    -- Akio Morita

    #Important #Cash #Gains

  • If we allow terrorism to undermine our freedom of action, we could reverse at least part of the palpable gains achieved by postwar globalization. It is incumbent upon us not to allow that to happen.
    -- Alan Greenspan

    #Gains #Action #Terrorism

  • Intelligence in chains loses in lucidity what it gains in intensity.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Intelligence #Gains #Chains

  • The more I work, the more I see things differently, that is, everything gains in grandeur every day, becomes more and more unknown, more and more beautiful. The closer I come, the grander it is, the more remote it is.
    -- Alberto Giacometti

    #Beautiful #Gains #Grandeur

  • Every gain made by individuals or society is almost instantly taken for granted.
    -- Aldous Huxley

    #Taken #Progress #Gains

  • Tis strange the miser should his cares employTo gain those riches he can ne'er enjoy;Is it less strange the prodigal should wasteHis wealth to purchase what he ne'er can taste?
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Taste #Gains #Care

  • I am strong against everything, except against the death of those I love. He who dies gains; he who sees others die loses.
    -- Alexandre Dumas

    #Strong #I Am Strong #Gains

  • The fact of the matter is, this is a very dynamic economy we have, and in this dynamic economy, you have a lot of job gains, but you also have job loss.
    -- Alexis Herman

    #Jobs #Loss #Gains

  • A man really writes for an audience of about ten persons. Of course if others like it, that is clear gain. But if those ten are satisfied, he is content.
    -- Alfred North Whitehead

    #Writing #Men #Gains

  • War, once declared, must be waged offensively, aggressively. The enemy must not be fended off; but smitten down. You may then spare him every exaction, relinquish every gain, but „til then he must be struck incessantly and remorselessly.
    -- Alfred Thayer Mahan

    #War #Enemy #Gains

  • The gain isn't counted to the recluse and inactive that, having nothing to measure themselves by and never being tested by failure, they simmer and soak perpetually in conscious complacency.
    -- Alice James

    #Complacency #Gains #Conscious

  • I think that Governor Romney operates on the capital gains tax, his investments, what he lives off of instead of doing it off of his income.
    -- Allen West

    #Thinking #Income #Gains

  • I have watched lives change. I have seen women gain confidence.
    -- Amanda Lindhout

    #Life Changing #Gains #Gaining Confidence

  • It’s very easy for me to gain weight. Even though I tried not eating for a week when I was really young, I couldn’t do it any longer because I liked my food too much.
    -- Amanda Seyfried

    #Gains #Weight #Too Much

  • I learn more with each film, and I gain confidence in my style of working. But at the same time, each one is a new monster.
    -- Amber Sealey

    #Style #Monsters #Gains

  • Is it not a rather fantastic historical irony that the torture techniques that the North Vietnamese used against McCain that forced him to offer a videotaped false confession... are now the techniques the Bush administration is using to gain "intelligence" about terror networks. How is it possible to know that everything John McCain once said on videotape for the enemy was false, because it was coerced, and yet assert that everything we torture out of terror suspects using exactly the same techniques, is true?
    -- Andrew Sullivan

    #Historical #Enemy #Gains

  • we should be careful not to let machinery swamp life. That we should be sure, when we are confronted with a fresh mechanical contrivance, that we are not losing more than we gain by adopting it.
    -- Ann Bridge

    #Technology #Swamps #Gains

  • He is very fond of me, almost too fond. I could do with less caressing and more rationality. I should like to be less of a pet and more of a friend, if I might choose; but I won't complain of that: I am only afraid his affection loses in depth where it gains in ardour. I sometimes liken it to a fire of dry twigs and branches compared with one of solid coal, very bright and hot; but if it should burn itself out and leave nothing but ashes behind.
    -- Anne Bronte

    #Fire #Pet #Gains

  • A note of music gains significance from the silence on either side.
    -- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

    #Music #Silence #Gains

  • Oh, but when love is reached through suffering, it has a power it can never gain through innocence.
    -- Anne Rice

    #Love Is #Suffering #Gains

  • You may gain temporary appeasement by a policy of concession to violence, but you do not gain lasting peace that way.
    -- Anthony Eden

    #May #Way #Gains

  • My family had all kinds of complications in relationships. I would like to meet the person who did not. Since when is being absolutely perfect what being a human is? What do we gain from that?
    -- Anthony Edwards

    #Perfect #Gains #Kind

  • Our life and our death is with our neighbor. If we gain our brother, we have gained God, but if we scandalize our brother, we have sinned against Christ.
    -- Anthony the Great

    #Christian #Brother #Gains

  • If you fail to gain absolute self-control, you have failed in the greatest victory of life.
    -- Antoine R. Ivins

    #Self #Victory #Gains

  • There are men who gain from their wealth only the fear of losing it.
    -- Antoine Rivarol

    #Men #Greed #Gains

  • Prudence as well as Moral Virtue determines the complete performance of a man's proper function: Virtue ensures the rightness of the end we aim at, Prudence ensures the rightness of the means we adopt to gain that end.
    -- Aristotle

    #Mean #Men #Gains

  • The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labour is immense.
    -- Arnold Bennett

    #Inspirational #Self Confidence #Gains

  • There, where I have passed, the grass will never grow gain.
    -- Attila the Hun

    #Gains #Grass #Grows

  • Possession hinders enjoyment. It merely gives you the right to keep things for or from others, and thus you gain more enemies than friends.
    -- Baltasar Gracian

    #Giving #Enemy #Gains

  • I can make a firm pledge, under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes.
    -- Barack Obama

    #Family #Years #Gains

  • It is one thing to be able to state the price the antagonist paid, another to be able to count you own real gains.
    -- Barbara Deming

    #Real #Able #Gains

  • To excel is to reach your own highest dream. But you must also help others, where and when you can, to reach theirs. Personal gain is empty if you do not feel you have positively touched another's life.
    -- Barbara Walters

    #Dream #Helping Others #Gains

  • If you risk nothing you gain nothing
    -- Bear Grylls

    #Risk #Gains

  • I've never had to turn my hand to anything for monetary gain, other than pretending to be somebody else. I'm deeply fortunate.
    -- Ben Kingsley

    #Hands #Gains #Pretending

  • What has once been settled by a precedent will not be unsettled overnight, for certainty and uniformity are gains not lightly sacrificed. Above all is this true when honest men have shaped their conduct on the faith of the pronouncement.
    -- Benjamin Cardozo

    #Honesty #Men #Gains

  • He who gains time gains everything.
    -- Benjamin Disraeli

    #Gains #Time Management #Management

  • No gains without pains.
    -- Benjamin Franklin

    #Pain #Gains #Conservative

  • Treat gain and loss the same.' Don't be Intimidated. Don't make a Big Deal of anything - just accept things as they come to you.
    -- Benjamin Hoff

    #Loss #Gains #Accepting

  • To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else
    -- Bernadette Devlin

    #Hippie #May #Gains

  • Depriving yourself will, ironically enough, lead to rebelling and weight gain.
    -- Bethenny Frankel

    #Weight #Gains #Enough

  • Well, stealing bases adds some runs but very few, and you lose most of the runs that you gain by having runners caught stealing.
    -- Bill James

    #Running #Gains #Add

  • If a player is not interfering with play or seeking to gain an advantage, then he should be.
    -- Bill Shankly

    #Soccer #Player #Gains

  • Western audiences can gain an impression of China from my films. This is an excellent channel for promoting China`s culture.
    -- Bill Vaughan

    #Culture #Gains #Film

  • Suppose you could gain everything in the whole world, and lost your soul. Was it worth it?
    -- Billy Graham

    #Soul #World #Gains

  • I think that's most unfortunate about our Democratic system, that you're confining it to people who are either very wealthy in their own right or have capacity to gain access to large amounts of money.
    -- Birch Bayh

    #Thinking #People #Gains

  • Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists.
    -- Blaise Pascal

    #Faith #Wise #Gains

  • If you gain, you gain all. If you lose, you lose nothing. Wager then, without hesitation, that He exists.
    -- Blaise Pascal

    #God #Humorous #Gains

  • To me, this goes beyond disappointing. It shows that we are failing to gain ground on the very conditions we need to reverse to improve our graduation rates and produce more students who are ready for college and the workforce.
    -- Bob Wise

    #College #Needs #Gains

  • In life it is more necessary to lose than to gain. A seed will only germinate if it dies.
    -- Boris Pasternak

    #Loss #Gains

  • You must accept the fact that there is no help but self-help. I cannot tell you how to gain freedom since freedom exists within you.
    -- Bruce Lee

    #Self #Gains #Facts

  • Life is never stagnation. It is constant movement, un-rhythmic movement, as we as constant change. Things live by moving and gain strength as they go.
    -- Bruce Lee

    #Moving #Movement #Gains

  • Every disability conceals a vocation, if only we can find it, which will 'turn the necessity to glorious gain.
    -- C. S. Lewis

    #Gains #Disability #Vocation

  • The process of growing up is to be valued for what we gain, not for what we lose.
    -- C. S. Lewis

    #Growing Up #Growing #Gains

  • Running is what keeps my weight down. I have to stay active or I could easily gain weight.
    -- Camilla Luddington

    #Running #Weight #Gains

  • If you stand up to the human race you lose something called their 'goodwill'; if you kowtow to them you gain ... their permission to continue kowtowing.
    -- Celia Green

    #Race #Gains #Conformity

  • When you gain 50 pounds during pregnancy like I did, you fear that you'll never get back in shape
    -- Charisma Carpenter

    #Pregnancy #Shapes #Gains

  • No person's gain in wisdom is diminished by anyone else's gain.
    -- Charles A. Reich

    #Gains #Persons

  • Is it not gain to have diminished the faith that it was the duty of the wretched and the miserable to be content with the lot in life which providence had awarded them?
    -- Charles Bradlaugh

    #Atheism #Gains #Miserable

  • On the ordinary view of each species having been independently created, we gain no scientific explanation.
    -- Charles Darwin

    #Views #Ordinary #Gains

  • Aside from the collective gain that comes from that free interchange of ideas, there is a direct personal value for the individual concerned. Each of us should have the right to speak his thoughts and to hear the thoughts of others...
    -- Charles Rembar

    #Ideas #Gains #Speech

  • Never trust a man whom you know to have acted like a scoundrel to others, whatever friendliness he may profess to feel towards yourself, however plausible he may be, or however kindly he may behave; be sure that, the moment he has anything to gain by so doing, he will "throw you over."
    -- Charlie Day

    #Trust #Men #Gains

  • Prefer punishment to disgraceful gain; for the one is painful but once, but the other for one's whole life.
    -- Chilon of Sparta

    #Punishment #Gains #Painful

  • Sometimes one touches on a very painful spot where one is almost too shy to look into it, but somehow one still has to go through it. And by going into it, one finally achieves a real command of oneself. One gains a thorough knowledge of oneself for the first time.
    -- Chogyam Trungpa

    #Real #Gains #Firsts

  • A pastor can teach you on TV, but he can't pastor you on TV. There's so much to gain by belonging to a church.
    -- Chris Oyakhilome

    #Church #Gains #Tvs

  • It may almost be held that the hope of commercial gain has done nearly as much for the cause of truth as even the love of truth.
    -- Christian Nestell Bovee

    #Done #May #Gains

  • All stakeholders must participate in the gains and losses of any particular situation.
    -- Christine Lagarde

    #Responsibility #Loss #Gains

  • The workers have nothing to gain from this war, but they stand to lose everything that is dear to them.
    -- Clara Zetkin

    #War #Gains #Dear God

  • The business man who gains success at the expense of the poor and miserable gains nil respect from his peers.
    -- Clarence H. Burns

    #Respect #Men #Gains

  • One may gain attention by wearing a fools cap. But he would ruin his selling prospects
    -- Claude C. Hopkins

    #Writing #Gains #Fool

  • A firm is successful when the costs of directing employee effort are lower than the potential gain from directing.
    -- Clay Shirky

    #Successful #Effort #Gains

  • The more games you get, the more confidence you gain. I started to set the bar high for myself.
    -- Clint Dempsey

    #Games #Bars #Gains

  • Failure is a part of life and you have to learn to deal with it. Failure is something that is part of life's cycle and it's from failure that you gain life experience.
    -- Colin Powell

    #Gains #Life Experience #Parts Of Life

  • A man's enjoyment of all good things is in exact proportion to the pains he has undergone to gain them.
    -- Cyrus the Great

    #Pain #Men #Gains

  • Only through repentance do we gain access to the atoning grace of Jesus Christ.
    -- D. Todd Christofferson

    #Jesus #Grace #Gains

  • It is much more valuable to look for the strength in others. You can gain nothing by criticizing their imperfections.
    -- Daisaku Ikeda

    #Imperfection #Criticism #Gains

  • The period of greatest gain in knowledge and experience is the most difficult period in one's life.
    -- Dalai Lama

    #Gains #Spirituality #Periods

  • It is worth remembering that the time of greatest gain in terms of wisdom and inner strength is often that of greatest difficulty.
    -- Dalai Lama

    #Loss #Inner Strength #Gains

  • If you focus only on yourself and neglect others, you will lose; but you will gain if you value others as much as you cherish yourself.
    -- Dalai Lama

    #Focus #Humanity #Gains

  • Each party should gain from the negotiation.
    -- Dale Carnegie

    #Party #Gains #Negotiation

  • Every day we live is a priceless gift of God, loaded with possibilities to learn something new, to gain fresh insights.
    -- Dale Evans

    #Gains #Priceless #Possibility

  • Prayer! I couldn't live without it; I would have died a thousand times if it had not been for my chance to talk it over with God, and gain strength in it from him.
    -- Dale Evans

    #Prayer #Gains #Chance

  • Gain knowledge. It's valuable.
    -- Daniel Norris

    #Gains #Valuable

  • Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.
    -- Danny Thomas

    #Motivational #Success #Gains

  • I already accepted that I relate to nothing. The more I gain, the more lonely it is I know I'm like a ghost.
    -- Daul Kim

    #Lonely #Gains #Ghost

  • You must gain control over your money or the lack of it will forever control you.
    -- Dave Ramsey

    #Money #Forever #Gains

  • I cared not where or how I lived, or what hardships I went through, so I could but gain souls to Christ
    -- David Brainerd

    #Soul #Hardship #Gains

  • Jeff Selingo is one of the most respected observers of American higher education...Not all will agree with his observations, conclusions, predictions and recommendations, but all will gain from this thoughtful, well-written, provocative volume. I highly recommend it.
    -- David J. Skorton

    #Thoughtful #Gains #Provocative

  • As corporations gain in autonomous institutional power and be-come more detached from people and place, the human interest and the corporate interest increasingly diverge. It is almost as though we were being invaded by alien beings intent on coloniz­ing our planet, reducing us to serfs, and then excluding as many of us as possible.
    -- David Korten

    #People #Corporations #Gains

  • If the gains from trade in commodities are substantial, they are small compared to trade in ideas
    -- David Landes

    #Ideas #Gains #Commodity

  • The continuing shortages of housing inventory are driving the price gains. There is no evidence of bubbles popping.
    -- David Lereah

    #Inventory #Gains #Driving

  • A good poem looks life straight in the face, unflinching, sincere, equal to revelation through loss or gain.
    -- David Whyte

    #Loss #Looks #Gains

  • I have suffered my self to be politically sacrificed to save my country from ruin and disgrace and if I am never a gain elected I will have the gratification to know that I have done my duty.
    -- Davy Crockett

    #Country #Self #Gains

  • By becoming self-aware, you gain ownership of reality; in becoming real, you become the master of both inner and outer life.
    -- Deepak Chopra

    #Real #Self #Gains

  • What you gain here, you lose on the other side.
    -- Dejan Stojanovic

    #Gains #Sides