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

"No gains without pains." - Benjamin Franklin

"Do not seek dishonest gains: dishonest gains are losses." - Hesiod

"If one person gains spiritually, the whole world gains" - Mahatma Gandhi

"Bad gains are true losses." - Benjamin Franklin

"Ill-gotten gains work evil." - Sophocles

"Integrity gains strength by use." - John Tillotson

"Evil gains work their punishment." - Sophocles

"The proverb is true, that light gains make heavy purses; for light gains come often, great gains now and then." - Francis Bacon

"Ill gotten gains will be ill spent." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"There are no gains without pains." - Benjamin Franklin

"Trivial losses often prove great gains." - Ovid

"There is no gains without pain." - Benjamin Franklin

"Declines are temporary, gains are permanent." - Nick Murray

"Familiarity breeds contempt, but privacy gains admiration." - Apuleius

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

"Do not seek evil gains; evil gains are the equivalent of disaster" - Hesiod

"He gains wisdom in a happy way, who gains it by another's experience." - Plautus

"Gain not base gains; base gains are the same as losses." - Hesiod

"Do not seek evil gains; evil gains are the equivalent of disaster." - Hesiod

"No Child Left Behind's fourth-grade gains aren't learning gains, they're testing gains. That's why they don't last. The law is a distraction from things that really count." - Jonathan Kozol

"It is harder to cut our gains than our losses." - Elizabeth Bibesco

"He is truly wise who gains wisdom from another's mishap." - Publilius Syrus

"You can achieve great economic gains by solving social problems." - Paul Tudor Jones

"Whoever gains the palm by merit, let him hold it." - Horatio Nelson

"Every accusation against a fallen man gains credence." - Publilius Syrus

"The opposite of fragile is something that gains from disorder." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Social gains are never handed out. They must be seized." - Sheryl Sandberg

"It is little that one gains by cleverness." - Anonymous

"No man gains credit for his cowardly courtesies." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I believe the tax on capital gains should be zero." - Mitt Romney

"You learn more from your losses, than from your gains." - Paul Tudor Jones

"For one gains by losing And loses by gaining." - Laozi

"He who faces no calamity gains no courage." - Rudyard Kipling

"Counts his sure gains, and hurries back for more." - James Montgomery

"He gains a great deal who loses a vain hope." - Proverbs

"A man is saved no faster than he gains knowledge" - Joseph Smith Jr

"The miser acquires, yet fears to use his gains." - Horace

"Woman's weakness, not man's merit, oftenest gains the suitor's victory." - Nicolas Chamfort

"From a real antagonist one gains boundless courage." - Franz Kafka

"The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune." - Joseph Addison

"All men's gains are the fruit of venturing." - Herodotus

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

"He gains wisdom in a happy way, who gains it by another's experience. [Lat., Feliciter sapit qui alieno periculo sapit.]" - Plautus

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

"He who gains a victory over other men is strong; but he who gains a victory over himself is all powerful." - Laozi

"He who gains a victory over other men is strong; but he who gains a victory over himself is all powerful." - Lao Tzu

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

"The professional soldier gains more and more power as the general courage of a community declines." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Laws always lose in energy what the government gains in extent." - Immanuel Kant

"In a philosophical dispute, he gains most who is defeated, since he learns most." - Epicurus

"He that gains well and spends well needs no count book." - George Herbert

"That which is denied gains power, and seeks strange and unexpected forms of manifestation." - Peter J. Carroll

"Our merit gains us the esteem of the virtuous-our star that of the public." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"A man who loses his money gains, at the least, experience, and sometimes, something better." - George Bernard Shaw

"In my day job, I worry non-stop about making wise investments for long-term gains." - J.B. Pritzker

"If little labour, little are our gains: Man's fortunes are according to his pains." - Robert Herrick

"A human life gains lustre and strength only when it is polished and tempered." - Mas Oyama

"Courage is a self-inflicted quality that gains momentum every time you try it." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"All that one gains by falsehood is, not to be believed when he speaks the truth." - Aristotle

"I believe the moral losses of expediency always far outweigh the temporary gains." - Wendell Willkie

"Temptation gains power by persistent solicitations that beget thoughts that make evil less serious" - John Owen

"Everyone tends to remember the past with greater fervor as the present gains greater importance." - Italo Svevo

"The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of work." - Sarah T. Bolton

"Success isn't always about 'greatness'. It's about consistency. Consistent hard work gains success. Greatness will come." - Dwayne Johnson

"If a little labor, little are our gains. Man's fortunes are according to his pains." - Robert Herrick

"In the battle of the sexes, woman gains her greatest victory by surrendering." - Anonymous

"All that one gains by falsehood is, not to be believed when he speaks the truth." - Aristotle

"Money nowadays is money; money brings office; money gains friends; everywhere the poor man is down." - Ovid

"It flourishes by its very activity, and gains new strength by its movements." - Virgil

"The grape gains its purple tinge by looking at another grape." - Juvenal

"To some purpose is that man wise who gains his wisdom at another's expense." - Plautus

"Our merit gains us the esteem of the virtuous; our star, that of the public." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"The gains of the wicked bring short-lived pleasure, but afterwards long-continued grief." - Antiphanes Of Macedonia

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

"The more elusive and ambiguous a symbol is, the more it gains significance and power." - Umberto Eco

"By living in harmony with Nature one gains a healthy mind and body." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Today, society is sacrificing love, values and dharma in its pursuit of materialistic gains." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"One gains by losing self for others and not by hoarding for oneself." - Watchman Nee

"People are willing to get short-term gains at the risk of long-term choices..." - Rick Rubin

"The biggest gains come from associating with people u DONT agree with!" - Gary Vaynerchuk

"The company that consistently makes and implements decisions rapidly gains a tremendous, often decisive, competitive advantage." - Steve Blank

"By unrighteousness man prospers, gains what appears desirable, conquer enemies, but perishes a the root." - Rabindranath Tagore

"In the midst of conflict, there is absolutely nothing that produces gains as dramatically as listening." - Neil Clark Warren

"Hope puts up with modest gains, realizing that the longest journey starts with one step." - James Keller

"I know the horrors of war: no gains can compensate for the losses it brings." - Adolf Hitler

"When you're appealing to people's fears and anxieties, you can make some gains." - Joe Biden

"The Rationalist case needs no straining of evidence and always gains by the severest self-criticism." - Joseph Mccabe

"The scholar gains every day; the man of Tao loses every day." - Laozi

"The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others." - Saying

"The victory of success is half done when one gains the habit of work." - Sarah Knowles Bolton

"A lot of spiritual gains come through pain, hurt, struggle, confusion and disappointment." - Bill Hybels

"My conviction gains infinitely the moment another soul will believe in it." - E M Forster

"A rolling stone gathers no moss, but it gains a certain polish." - Oliver Herford

"My object is to stop the guy with the ball before he gains another inch." - Dick Lane

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

"It is a pity that, as one gradually gains experience, one loses one's youth." - Vincent Van Gogh

"One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity." - Albert Schweitzer

"In general, investors prefer companies to reward executives for producing recurring income, not one-time gains." - Alex Berenson

"Force may subdue, but love gains, and he that forgives first wins the laurel." - William Penn

"All policy is a matter of gains and losses, upsides and downsides." - Michael Mandelbaum

"Gains in corporate profits depend in large part on accelerating global economic growth." - Barry Ritholtz

"The artist envies what the arties gains, The bard the rival bard's successful strains." - Hesiod

"In my day job, I worry non-stop about making wise investments for long-term gains." - J B Pritzker

"Mr. Obama has an ingenious approach to job losses: He describes them as job gains." - Karl Rove

"I don't think countries engage with each other looking at immediate gains. It's building a partnership." - Anand Sharma

"America gains most when individuals have great freedom to pursue personal goals without undue government interference." - Sylvia Earle

"In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself." - Laurence Sterne

"He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful." - Horace

"The bad gains respect through imitation, the good loses it especially in art." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I believe in the essential unity of all that lives. Therefore, I believe that if one person gains spiritually, the whole world gains, and that if one person falls, the whole world falls to that extent." - Mahatma Gandhi

"One basic myth is that rich people get wealthy by earning income. But that's not how most get rich. Most of the gains of the rich people since 1945 have been "capital gains"." - Michael Hudson

"The capital gains tax is 15 percent now. So I sit there in my office and I make a lot of money by capital gains, and I pay 15 percent, and I pay no payroll tax on it." - Warren Buffett

"When you tax capital gains income, you don't help the economy, you hurt the economy, which is why President Kennedy, President Reagan, President Clinton and President Bush all believed we should have a lower rate for capital gains." - Rob Portman

"Every time we've cut the capital gains tax, the economy has grown. Whenever we raise the capital gains tax, it's been damaged. It's one of those taxes that most clearly damages economic growth and jobs." - Grover Norquist

"It is certain my belief gains quite infinitely the very moment I can convince another mind thereof" - Novalis

"One gains universal applause who mingles the useful with the agreeable, at once delighting and instructing the reader." - Horace

"Man, like the generous vine, supported lives; the strength he gains is from the embrace he gives." - Alexander Pope

"A man gains no possession better than a good woman, nothing more horrible than a bad one." - Simonides of Ceos

"It is by serving God and others that we store up heavenly treasures. Everyone gains; no one loses." - Randy Alcorn

"If the loss of your earthly fortune gains Christ for you, it will be a beautiful loss." - Elizabeth Prentiss

"The moment Germany rises as a great power, France gains a new importance as a cultural power." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Political pundits are saying President George W. Bush has made gains in two key states: dazed and confused." - David Letterman

"Index funds do not trade from security to security and, thus, they tend to avoid capital gains taxes." - Burton Malkiel

"Happy the man who gains sagacity in youth, but thrice happy he who retains the fervour of youth in age." - Dagobert D. Runes

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

"No one gains from fair employment law and legislation if there is no employment to be had." - John F Kennedy

"Constant at Church and 'Change; his gains were sure; His givings rare, save farthings to the poor." - Alexander Pope

"It is certain my belief gains quite infinitely the very moment I can convince another mind thereof." - Novalis

"Concentrate on material gains. Whatever your opponent gives you take, unless you see a good reason not to." - Bobby Fischer

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

"The grape gains its purple tinge by looking at another grape. [Lat., Uvaque conspecta livorem ducit ab uva.]" - Juvenal

"Love sees clearly, and seeing, loves on. But infatuation is blind; when it gains sight, it dies." - Mary Roberts Rinehart

"The gains from technology must be channeled to a broader base of the population than has benefited so far." - Nouriel Roubini

"video games are the comic books of our time... It's a medium that gains no respect among the intelligentsia"." - Guillermo Del Toro

"Personally, I feel that it is the most contemptible thing for a politician to seek personal gains from politics." - Khem Veasna

"Once IBM gains control of a market sector, they almost always stop innovation. They prevent innovation from happening." - Steve Jobs

"There is no greater dishonesty than man effecting his own private gains at the expense of others." - Leonard Read

"Anybody can achieve gains in quality by slowing down production. That is not what we are talking about." - W Edwards Deming

"If there is such a thing as saintly renunciation, it is renouncing small gains for better gains; not for no gains, but seeing with open eyes what is better and what is inferior. Even if the choice has to lie between two momentary gains, one of these would always be found to be more real and lasting; that is the one that should be followed for the time." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"Nobody prefers to earn income any more, because that's taxable. Rich people prefer to make capital gains." - Michael Hudson

"Applied properly, it can overcome any lack of wisdom, which one only gains through age and experience." - Christopher Paolini

"Whoever has even once become notorious by base fraud, even if he speaks the truth, gains no belief." - Phaedrus

"What doth it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his own soul?" - Bible

"The presumption that any current opinion is not wholly false, gains in strength according to the number of its adherents." - Herbert Spencer

"Politicisation of terrorism for narrow gains is not good for society in general and the country in particular." - Oscar Fernandes

"By sincerity, a man gains physical, mental and linguistic straightforwardness, and harmonious tendency; that is, congruence of speech and action." - Mahavira

"Applied properly, it [logic] can overcome any lack of wisdom, which one only gains through age and experience." - Christopher Paolini

"By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses; one misses more nonsense than sense." - Horace Walpole

"Women are, in general, less shallow visually. If their man gains 10, 20 pounds, they don't care as much." - Hank Azaria



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