„The more you covet something, the more certain it is that you’ll lose it, and the more devastating the loss will be when it happens—which it will.“

—  Geoff Dyer

Quelle: Yoga For People Who Can't Be Bothered To Do It (1993), p. 216

Letzte Aktualisierung 4. Juni 2020. Geschichte
Geoff Dyer Foto
Geoff Dyer
britischer Schriftsteller und Journalist 1958

Ähnliche Zitate

Karl Jaspers Foto
Antoni Tàpies Foto

„In our world, in which religious images are losing their meaning, in which our customs are getting more and more secular, we are losing our sense of the eternal. I think it’s a loss that has done a great deal of damage to modern art. Painting is a return to origins.“

—  Antoni Tàpies Catalan painter, sculptor and art theorist 1923 - 2012

In an interview on the BBC arts program 'Omnibus', (1990); as quoted in 'Antoni Tàpies a Painter With Textures, Dies at 88', by William Grimes, in 'The New York Times', 8 Febr, 2012, p. B17
1981 - 1990

W.B. Yeats Foto
Donald J. Trump Foto

„More votes equals a loss…revolution!“

—  Donald J. Trump 45th President of the United States of America 1946

Twitter, , quoted in * 2012-11-07
Trump Tweets A Call For "Revolution" After Obama Victory
Media Matters for America
http://mediamatters.org/blog/2012/11/07/trump-tweets-a-call-for-revolution-after-obama/191191
2012-11-10
2010s, 2012

Kyung-sook Shin Foto

„People have lost something important they took for granted, and that loss leaves them devastated.“

—  Kyung-sook Shin Korean writer 1963

On the aftermath of the Korean War in “Kyung-Sook Shin: 'In my 20s I lived through an era of terrible political events and suspicious deaths'” https://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/jun/07/kyung-sook-shin-south-korea-interview in The Guardian (2014 Jun 7)

Cassandra Clare Foto
Pat Conroy Foto
Warren Farrell Foto
John Gray Foto

„Humans kill one another – and in some cases themselves – for many reasons, but none is more human than the attempt to make sense of their lives. More than the loss of life, they fear loss of meaning.“

—  John Gray British philosopher 1948

In the Puppet Theatre: Roof Gardens, Feathers and Human Sacrifice (p. 87)
The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Enquiry into Human Freedom (2015)

Jack London Foto
Jane Austen Foto
Charles Darwin Foto
Marcus Tullius Cicero Foto
Walter Model Foto
James Patterson Foto

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“