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Cease to ask what the morrow will bring forth. And set down as gain each day that Fortune grants.

Horace Mann

Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.

Niccolo Machiavelli

It is the excitement of becoming - always becoming, trying, probing, falling, resting, and trying again- but always trying and always gaining...

Lyndon B. Johnson

We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing.

Maria Mitchell

One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.

Josh Billings

We believe the whole industry, as well as consumers, gain if there's openness.

Saul Berman

We're certainly happy for him. Our loss is Adirondack's gain.

Mark Benson

A way to gain and maintain favor with particular analysts.

Arthur Levitt

Strain every nerve to gain your point.


In this day, different engineers work with other engineers just to gain experience with working with each other [and] other engineers.

Filip Losowski

I think it's an effort to try to gain some credibility by the judiciary in arena in which they've lost so much face. The credibility of the Mexican judiciary is almost nil.

Miguel Tinker Salas

We were red-hot. Cory was 6-for-9 from 3-point range. He's our best 3-point shooter and is gaining the confidence he needs.

Deke Routheaux

We're still trying to gain a better understanding of what happened.

Gary Mickelson

I got him to the mat and kept dropping elbows on him. I kept hammering away at him, and he never really had a chance to gain control of the fight.

Jake Shields

When you're at home, you're not as active as you were in college. And you gain weight when you have parents who feed you well.

Christina Roberts

Our businesses are quite diverse, and there's no single item that would make or break us. This was a broad-based gain, with every major business contributing.

David Viniar

Clearly, everyone is looking for some way to gain a competitive advantage.

Frank Maisano

The only way you gain any amount of power is if you introduce new products you get a premium from.

Wesley Moultrie

They never said anything about not being able to gain a prize by using a mulligan, ... They never said it didn't count.

Adam Fisher

It's a great example of how you can lose it all for everyone if you set out to gain an extra cent for yourself.

Larry Kenswil

Don't look back: Something may be gaining on you.

Satchel Paige

It's a must-win for us. We've got to gain some momentum.

D'qwell Jackson

We are very concerned at where this crackdown could lead, because it is gaining pace in the run-up to the Spring festivities.

Reporters Without Borders

The general trend is that attackers aren't concentrating on 'far and wide,' worms, but on financial gain.

Oliver Friedrichs

I would rather discover one true cause than gain the kingdom of Persia.


Why would she have done such a thing if she knew what she was doing. She never did anything else wrong. There's no evidence she had anything to gain.

Bill Schultz

You can see financial gain over the life of the building.

Mark Stewart

My confidence is gaining a lot each day.

Michael Sessions

Student Government is really trying to gain visibility.

Ryan Rourke

We're trying to add a little diversity to our campuses and gain a few brains.

Doug Bradley

It's one way to look at it. There are always some bad apples out there, trying to do things for personal gain.

Greg Kutz

This also helps DirecTV. XM has established a pretty good brand out there, but XM certainly has more to gain out of this relationship.

Nitin Gupta

We gain more strength from being here.

Mike Dempsey

It's short-term pain for long-term gain.

Charles Peabody

It is not going to go away _ and, yes, it's going to gain momentum.

Rep. Becky Hutchins

That's definitely an area (forward play) of strength for us. Wherever you gain advantage on the field you should make use of it.

Frans Ludeke

There are probably some seasonal-adjustment issues creating the big drop in unemployment and the big gain in employment between December and January.

Michael Walden

Donnell is one of those players gaining confidence and improving each time out.

Brad Francis

The economy is gaining a little more traction. Demand growth from consumers and businesses is encouraging manufacturers.

John Herrmann

I can't wait to help those performers gain outside attention.

Ronnie King

There's not any profitability there, ... Those two stores were probably not going to come back to profitability. In small business, you can't gain that business back.

James Garner

The gain of lying is, not to be trusted of any, nor to be believed when we speak the truth.

Walter Raleigh, Sr.

Europe was solid as anticipated, and the U.S. exceeded our expectations and we continued to gain market share.

Henning Kagermann

We're so bored with eastern mysticism. We're all coming around to hard-core again. No pain. No gain.

Dominique Day

With six races to go, things can happen. If we stay right there and gain a little here and there, we'll be OK.

Ted Musgrave

She threw some interceptions early, but she is coming along a little better in each game. She is slowly gaining that confidence.

Rich Dujon

I'm expecting a modest first day ... gain of 5 to 15 percent.

Irv Degraw

I have seen women come into the sport, not gaining a lot of confidence. I try and make kayaking accessible to women.

Anna Levesque

I gain experience dealing with different types of people?.?.?.

Chelsea Levine

Here is the thing. You are gaining on him, and you are a lot younger than he is.

Maria Menounos

We were disappointed, but we still have high hopes because we have another competition we can go to where we can gain another bid.

Nicki Briere

It could be difficult for them to gain much headway given all the competition out there, especially on the price side.

Greg Carlson

Maybe he was intrigued with the game and not the gain.

David Major

They reduce glare and are more efficient because they reduce heat gain.

Randy Jones

That the claims data were back at 356,000 was certainly better than expected and the dollar is gaining.

Lisa Finstrom

What makes something special is not just what you have to gain, but what you feel there is to lose.

Andre Agassi

There was no money involved. There was no personal gain.

Dr. O'dell Owens

Chris's commitment and attitude in gaining success for Gloucestershire Tourism is inspiring.

Malcolm Bell

First gain the victory and then make the best use of it you can.

Horatio Nelson

A red herring... There's absolutely no gain for him out of it.

Arthur Anderson

We're losing instead of gaining anything.

Adrianne Wadewitz

Gain a modest reputation for being unreliable and you will never be asked to do a thing.

Paul Theroux

We're just trying to gain ideas.

Ron Campbell

Energy ought to be more expensive around here to pay for the consequences that wreak havoc on the environment. Low cost doesn't let alternatives gain a foothold.

William Schlesinger

We're in the same boat. Punishing businesses won't gain anything.

Larry Rubin

We expect this [rebound] partly because it is seasonal and we're also gaining traction with some of our customers.

Mcgregor Scott

You can not gain peace by avoiding life.

Virginia Woolf

We are expecting that with this national boycott we will be able to further gain some respect, dignity, and improve the lot of the immigrant community.

Javier Rodriguez

Our farmers round, well pleased with constant gain, Like other farmers, flourish and complain.

George Crabbe

We're not losing the war, but the other side's gaining ground.

Kate Michelman

We've got to play more consistent and keep gaining experience because district starts in 10 days.

Billy Bryant

We had a lot to gain from winning that game.

Phillip Daniels

It's much easier for the consumer to gain advice and invest in a broader array of products.

Howard Ward

They don't have a choice. When somebody is up there gaining the way 'SC is, everybody has to do a better job recruiting or they'll be left in the dust.

Rick Kimbrel

I am confident that those who have entered the market over the long-term would benefit from capital gain.

Sheikh Mohamed

It's gonna end up being a good net gain for the area in jobs.

John Jarvis

Pakistan has absolutely nothing to gain from a destabilized Afghanistan.

Jehangir Karamat

Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.


They gain a whole different perspective - learning that the 'American Way' is not the only way.

Michael Russo

That was nine yards he should have been able to gain. It was just an amazing run.

Doug Dixon

This move to California will allow us to gain significant momentum by being able to take advantage of a favorable environment for funding.

William Caldwell

I had been asking him to throw it to me all night. He told me, 'This is your chance.' We got the blocking. No block, no pass, no gain.

Sean Neff

The counterpart in Washington then follows a course that amounts to: let him go and we will gain more information. And that is where things start to go wrong.

Ruud Lubbers

Many people will still gain a huge benefit from coming to Canada.

Andy Troszok

Suggest that most children can extend their sleep and gain demonstrable benefits from even modest sleep extension.

The Children

Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.

Walt Whitman

I think we are gaining support as the teams drop off the radar.

Mark Dacey

This is about as good a feeling as you can have playing football. This game is what it is, and if it helps us gain respect, that's good.

Bret Meyer

We have absolutely no tolerance for anyone that tampers with or uses the money for their own gain.

Dave Hudson

There's no greater way to gain an audience's sympathy than by being unfortunate.

Seth Green

From what we can tell, there's not much share gain or loss going on.

Andy Bryant

He had to gain a much better understanding of when to try one-on-one hockey and when he could try some of the moves he has.

Brian Mccutcheon

I hope the students will gain a more critical eye politically.

Rachel Shiffrin

Sen. Santorum is simply trying to gain publicity for his re-election campaign.

Larry Smar

We're gaining all of those people back.

Dr. Rob Gilbert

Eating at night is no more likely to promote weight gain than eating during the day.

Judy Cameron

A bounce like this really needs volume to gain legs and credibility.

Arthur Cashin

Anyone can take food, but we're hoping to end the day with a positive net gain.

Scott Lakso

In addition to earning the tax credit, this will provide additional income to help (families) gain financial independence.

David Engle

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.


Wetland loss was part of the process, but it was always accompanied by wetland gain.

Robert Twilley

But the terrorists used things that were legal at the time to gain control of those aircraft.

Richard Duncan

The engine is important to gain our place in the segment, which has all V8 engines.

Silvia Güllsdorf

[The dogs] thought someone was gaining entry to the home.

Scott Sword

If you're in a gain position at the end of the year, you have to recognize the gain.

Martin Nissenbaum

Sun's complaint is based on its desire to gain access to our technical trade secrets.

John Frank

We're gaining more confidence as we're going along.

Dwight Littlefield

If you have a product that's really gaining a lot of usage, then it's probably a good idea.

Larry Page

The brain is most important right at the beginning to begin rehab - we gain a lot of it back.

Karen Wilson

It was good to get all the girls playing time and see them all gain.

Gene Constantino

It's two points closer to a playoff spot. And it's gaining some credibility and confidence.

Jacques Martin

We need to build back the trust of Minnesotans, ... We need to gain our credibility back from the public.

Dean Johnson

It's not likely it would be voted down. They have everything to gain and really nothing to lose.

Dan Tilley

To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else.

Burnadette Devlin

It's the biggest party in the valley. It continues to gain steam.

Jeff Hanle

We didn't see any differences in animal weight gain or body condition score or ultrasound fat depth.

Cody Wright

Who escapes duty, avoids a gain.

Theodore Parker

I accept my mistake as my own and will work to gain greater understanding and education.

Cindi Laws

Our plan is to make the list again in 2006 and to continue to gain momentum from there.

Fred Thompson

First of all, to gain access into the house we actually had to dig the animal feces away from the door.

Carol Cichy

That's the nature of gaining experience in the industry.

Colin Kaminski

I'd still like to see her gain 50 or 75 pounds, but she's doing so much better already.

Jamie Woodruff

I've lost everything, but I'm gaining everything in my heart.

Tom Lugo

We're happy to be in the playoffs and have the opportunity to take it all in and gain the experience.

Lonnie Roberts

This is an issue that has been discussed, but it's not gaining much traction.

Jim Poolman

And he was obviously gaining a huge advantage.

Gerard Houllier

At the moment, we cannot gain access to 90 percent of the demand.

Bob Moran

Without clear detail ... it is hard to gain comfort in the divisional fundamentals.

David Brundish

We had our opportunities to win that first game but didn't. We're improving. We're gaining in confidence.

Joe Dominiak

You look anywhere to gain momentum back, and that's what did it for us. It put us in the driver's seat.

Mike Thaler

New worlds to gain; my life is to survive, and be alive…for you.

Grace Slick

This is a company that that has had a great deal of difficulty gaining a great deal of respect among the investor community.

Robert Johnston

We won't gain anything. We will have to deliver that water to our customers and end up with a system no greater than what we had.

John Lawson

It is not about personal gain and helping one person, it is about making everything better.

Scott Mills

We had a plan that all the Acura cars would stay together and use the draft, ... I was gaining on Eric (Curran) and everything went well when I put that one lap together.

Brandon Davis

To bring it up now, as an attempt to gain leverage and a better settlement during the divorce, is just reprehensible.

Dan Klores

That was based on a $6 decline in market returns but with a $3 gain on the currency.

Grant Cuff

Tell the kid to gain 10-15 pounds and we'll see him in four years.

Lone Star

If intelligence is the ability to adapt to change, then wisdom is to know how and why to adapt for more than personal or economic gain.

Ivan Urlaub

It's a marketing investment - they are trying to gain a wider exposure for their brand and their company.

Jeff Sobul

It's not really a problem for higher ed. So why go to all this expense for so little gain?

Patrick Burns

The challenge is gaining distribution to our customers.

Martin Sullivan

This is not a job that is easily learned overnight, it takes years to gain the experience.

Joanne Richardson

A single-day gain from window dressing would tend to be followed by a day or two of readjustment.

Jose Vistan

I hate to gain points like that.

Clint Bowyer

Part of it is trying to gain a better understanding of what happened on 9/11.

Mindy Kleinberg

He either fears his fate too much, Or his deserts are small, That dares not put it to the touch, To gain or lose it all.

James Graham

We gain nothing by fighting.

Nicole Brown

Hopefully, ... that [Detroit] loss can be our gain.

Muhsin Muhammad

Mentor continues to gain market share.

John Calcagnini

We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The traditional PC is far more than what is required to gain access to the Internet.

Jerry Meerkatz

The euro was the biggest loser from HIA in 2005, but the flip side is that it probably has the most to gain against the dollar this year with those flows disappearing.

Hideaki Furumaya

It would be very hard for polio to gain a foothold here in Middlesex-London.

Graham Pollett

Gain fame and fortune.

Gary Coleman

High-performance design is gaining momentum.

Tim Dufault

The average woman can gain some comfort knowing that both these things that are going on are important.

Donald Berry

She will gain an enormous amount of power.

Kate Buckley

I come from an athletic family. Anytime we lift weights, we gain weight.

Joey Gathright

This will . . . have huge economic costs for very little gain.

Frank Maisano

In a way, what is Evergreen Park's gain, to some extent is Chicago's loss.

John Bisio

Palm Springs' loss is Phoenix's gain.

Derrick Daniels

A back-to-back gain in orders will be a positive element for the market.

Soichiro Monji

We're not looking to gain a lot of revenue with this fee, but offset new programs and activities we're creating with the new facility.

Tim Dentler

I believe we can continue to gain share.

Louis Camilleri

I have to conclude that what Steele is doing is developing a line of attack that is designed to gain him a sympathy vote.

Ronald Walters

I think he has a lot more confidence . . . because you gain that confidence each year you are in it as a head coach. He's more confident because he's had success. In coaching, success breeds success.

Tom Young

I'm willing to go today. I have more to gain than to lose.

Frank Westgate

Hopefully I am gaining knowledge of lottery essentials.

Steve Adams

It appears we are gaining market share in virtually all markets.

Jonathan Rosenberg

If they get the high-level waste back, what do they gain?

Frank Von Hippel

For the sole purpose of financial, professional or personal gain.

Phill Kline

From fifth place, there is nothing to lose, everything to gain.

Manon Perron

We experienced a strong demand for our services during the quarter, which helped to drive the gain.

Robert Weaver

I didn't really have any big goals. I just wanted to gain experience. I was extremely excited to do it. I just wanted to get in there and finish.

Craig Lewis

We hope by doing that we will gain the signature of the governor to put in law this legislation.

Rep. Christopher Caruso

His first priority is to gain the respect and confidence and trust of his colleagues.

Thomas Baker

They're the ones that come out here and try to gain your trust.

Jo Lynn Alderman

He didn't have anything to gain from that except doing the right thing.

Jill Johnson

One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it.

Pedro Calderon De La Barca

Whereas, if you take coal out of the ground and burn it, you are adding a net gain of carbon to the atmosphere.

Steve Long

The parent will not lose ground; in fact, he or she will gain some.

William Harris

I don't see what they gain by burning down a log building. They've got to cut down more logs to rebuild it.

Ben Nighthorse Campbell

Our inexperienced starters are starting to gain confidence, and it's really showing up.

Craig Winter

Fire. We're there. We're in fifth place and we have to deal with it. Nothing to lose, everything to gain.

Manon Perron

From a customer's perspective, you obviously gain a tremendous benefit. You can get off the airplane faster, and you can get on the airplane faster.

Sean Donohue

It seems like he's more excited about his tennis. It's like a new lease on life. He's been gaining confidence.

Adam King

If you could gain more momentum that way, everybody would try it.

Rep. Charles Blasdel

She's not responsible and wouldn't gain rights. This protects the baby.

Cathy Smith

Since he is of no use anymore, there is no gain if he lives and no loss if he dies.

Pol Pot

Look at the fear in his eyes. This is not to gain compliance.

Maj. Christopher Graveline

They're all really starting to gain an understanding of the game.

Mike Schall

Help them gain a voice on their job.

John Kirby

We gain power through the play.

Amanda Fuller

I don't think we have anything to gain by not scheduling it. If there were more of a barrier there, that's not a bad thing.

Bryan Roth

After a little more success in the big-league level, I'm gaining confidence.

Jon Rauch

It's wonderful. I come every year to gain insight on what to do for my child.

Karen Fulton

We are concerned about the gain and loss of confidence, but there are different areas of the market that are depressed.

Bernadette Murphy

If you make listening and observation your occupation you will gain much more than you can by talk.

Sir Robert Baden powell

I'm sure they're going to be gaining momentum. We certainly know that.

Jennifer Botterill