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Losing Quotes

Loss can mean that one no longer has someone or something they valued. Losing -- whether in war or in a personal battle or in life in general -- can…

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Winning Quotes

Winning -- whether in war or in a personal battle or in life in general -- means transcending difficulties or meeting a challenge or defeating an opponent. What have people…

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Risk Quotes

It takes courage, or foolhardiness, to take risks in life. Not taking any risks often means no success at all. What have some wise thinkers said about risk?

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Sadness and Sorrow Quotes

Sadness is the feeling that is the opposite of happiness or joy: an emotion of unhappiness. It's "the blues" or "feeling down." Sorrow is the word we use for deep…

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Grief Quotes

Grief is a natural state of sadness when we lose a loved one, or have any loss of that magnitude. What have authors and wise people through the ages said…