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1. "A marriage only works if one opens to exactly that which one would never ask for otherwise. Only through rubbing oneself sore and losing oneself is one able to learn about oneself, God, and the world. Like every soteriological pathway, that of marriage is hard and painful."
Author: Adolf Guggenbühl Craig
2. "It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it."
Author: Aung San Suu Kyi
3. "What a hell of a welcome. I'm sorry. But there's so much still to do outside before the weather closes, and we have to tackle all the dreary minutiæ on weapons and theory where all your knightly warriors start losing their tempers and you have to go through a deadly routine of light relief with competitions and war jokes and community singing, and long, long stories of rape and battle and Generals I have Known."
Author: Dorothy Dunnett
4. "[F]or fate granted him the immense good fortune of losing his memory."
Author: Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
5. "The man who fears losing has already lost."
Author: George R.R. Martin
6. "I could read at a very early age and I loved stories, losing myself in stories, novels."
Author: Heather Donahue
7. "- Losing is all that's left, I say.- Losing is all we've got left to lose, you sayThe impossibility of not telling, I cannot do otherwise, one can only tell otherwise, with always the same need to make sense of what you've lost, the need not to lose this feeling of losing, the need to feel yourself not losing this feeling that you are still losing the irreplaceable."
Author: Hélène Cixous
8. "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
9. "The idea of love doesn't account for a fear of loss. In loving him, I grew afraid of losing him, more and more by the day."
Author: Jessica Soffer
10. "What good was a personal victory to someone who'd spent her life losing herself for the greater good of everyone else? -Plain Truth"
Author: Jodi Picoult
11. "Every mother can easily imagine losing a child. Motherhood is always half loss anyway. The three-year-old is lost at five, the five-year-old at nine. We consort with ghosts, even as we sit and eat with, scold and kiss, their current corporeal forms. We speak to people who have vanished and, when they answer us, they do the same. Naturally, the information in these speeches is garbled in the translation."
Author: Karen Joy Fowler
12. "I want you," he muttered. "Get rid of him and take me. The only risk is losing someone you don't have anyway. He's not what you need, Ella. I am""Unbelievable," I said in disgust."What's unbelievable?""Your ego. It's surrounded by its own cloud of antimatter. You're a black hole of...of hubris!"
Author: Lisa Kleypas
13. "The tears grappled with her face. Rudy, please, wake up, Goddamn it, wale up, I love you. Come on, Rudy, come on, Jesse Owens, don't you know I love you, wake up, wake up, wake up.."But nothing cared...She leaned down and looked at his lifeless face and Liesel kissed her best friend, Rudy Steiner, soft and true on his lips. He tasted dusty and sweet. He tasted like regret in the shadows of trees and in the glow of the anarchist's suit collection. She kissed him long and soft, and when she pulled hersel away, she touched his mouth with her fingers. Her hands were tremblin, her lips were fleshy, and she leaned in once more, this time losing control and misjudging it. Their teeth collided on the demolised world of Himmel Street."
Author: Markus Zusak
14. "I chose you not because I want you, but because I love you...I preferred to be with you not because I have to, but because I can't live without you...I'm scared of losing you not because I need you, but because my everything is you..."
Author: NerD_Seyer
15. "Undo it, take it back, make every day the previous one until I am returned to the day before the one that made you gone. Or set me on an airplane traveling west, crossing the date line again and again, losing this day, then that, until the day of loss still lies ahead, and you are here instead of sorrow."
Author: Nessa Rapoport
16. "Of course, losing my father was traumatic. I was an only child. But from the time my father died, my general theme in life has been to turn adversity into opportunity."
Author: Thomas G. Stemberg
17. "Akkarin: I watched the first woman I loved die. I dont think I can survive losing the second.Sonea: I love you too."
Author: Trudi Canavan
18. "A lot of things come with fame, whether it's losing friends or losing family."
Author: Young Jeezy

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