losing yourself Quotes

Eight of the best book quotes about losing yourself
“From this point on, she whispered, we will either find or lose our souls.”
“But the longer I’ve lived, the more I’ve lost what’s inside me—and ended up empty.”
“In few other professions are you required, each and every day, to weigh so many competing claims—between different sets of constituents, between the interests of your state and the interests of the nation, between party loyalty and your own sense of independence, between the value of service and obligations to your family. There is a constant danger, in the cacophony of voices, that a politician loses his moral bearings and finds himself entirely steered by the winds of public opinion.”
“It was more of a panic it was the panicky dread of losing yourself even from yourself. It made him a little sick at his stomach.”
“I have suffered a loss, Forrest, far greater than my legs. It’s my spirit, my soul if you will. There is only a blank there now- medals where my soul used to be.”
“Brekke didn’t want to live, and they have to find some way to make her. Losing her dragon was like losing half herself, and it hadn’t been Brekke’s fault.”
“I’m not sure I’m the good girl I once thought I was. I’ve lost her along the way.”
He cursed everything. He had done for himself in the office, pawned his watch, spent all his money; and he had not even got drunk. He began to feel thirsty again and he longed to be back again in the hot reeking public-house.
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