Top 99 Gain Quotes

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“Party-spirit at best is but the madness of many for the gain of a few.”

― Alexander Pope

“It is easy to gain a definite notion of the furnishing of colonial houses from a contemporary and reliable source – the inventories of the estates of the colonists.”

― Alice Morse Earle

“You gain a level of fearlessness performing when no one’s there to see you.”

― Andy Grammer

“I gain a lot of confidence through study.”

― Autumn Reeser

“By now it is evident that the Soviet Union must gain control of Europe to maintain its empire.”

― Barbara Amiel

“I definitely gain weight, and I’m not naturally thin.”

― Bella Hadid

“Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“To gain what is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else.”

― Bernadette Devlin

“The euro has become a means by which superior German productivity is able to gain an absolutely unbeatable advantage over the whole eurozone territory.”

― Boris Johnson

“I don’t believe happiness comes out of material gain, for sure.”

― Cary Fukunaga

“If I have nothing to sacrifice, I have nothing to gain.”

― Catherine Ndereba

“I can’t gain anything off of anyone else not succeeding.”

― Chance The Rapper

“On the ordinary view of each species having been independently created, we gain no scientific explanation.”

― Charles Darwin

“Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempest.”

― Charles de Saint-Évremond

“Well, obviously, as soon as I’d finished the script I read a lot of books on Winston Churchill, and started to gain weight and really prepare emotionally, mentally and physically for the role.”

― Christian Slater

“When public officials turn to financial gain for official acts, we have no choice but to prosecute.”

― Dana Boente

“Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.”

― Democritus

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

― Democritus

“I love to play, and I love the sport, but I don’t play it to gain popularity.”

― Dirk Nowitzki

“While I do not hesitate to applaud certain aspects of the resolution honoring the sacrifices of our courageous soldiers who are risking their lives in Iraq, I cannot be supportive of capitalizing on these very sacrifices for political gain.”

― Ed Pastor

“One of the ways I think I gain fodder for characters is by watching people.”

― Edie Falco

“All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.”

― Edmund Burke

“The preachers who gain mighty results for God are the men who have prevailed in their pleadings with God ere venturing to plead with men.”

― Edward McKendree Bounds

“By use you possess gain; by disuse you decline and lose.”

― Edwin Louis Cole

“The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.”

― Epictetus

“Ignorance of one’s misfortunes is clear gain.”

― Euripides

“If I could gain 1,000 pounds and be healthy, I would love to do that.”

― Fat Joe

“I gain strength out of familiar surroundings.”

― Fedor Emelianenko

“Mostly, cybercriminals are motivated to commit crime for financial gain.”

― Frank Abagnale

“As I’ve been able to once again gain the benefits of speed work, I’m enjoying my running more and more.”

― Frank Shorter

“It is conceivable that a party might gain the majority in parliament and claims the government for itself.”

― Franz von Papen

“Many of depression’s symptoms – exhaustion, insomnia, nausea, headaches, weight loss, weight gain – are physical ailments.”

― Gayle Forman

“I gain weight and lose it again in inevitable cycles.”

― Gerard Depardieu

“States with tremendous oil and natural gas reserves have the most to gain economically from proper regulation.”

― Gina McCarthy

“I know what it takes to gain a fan.”

― Grace Potter

“In financial affairs and dealings with the state, those in the precariat are disadvantaged since they are usually less well-informed and have to do much more to satisfy demands made on them if they want to gain meagre state benefits.”

― Guy Standing

“A lot of people have a lot to gain from peddling scare stories about cyber ‘warfare.’”

― Heather Brooke

“The rapture of pursuing is the prize the vanquished gain.”

― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Do not gain basely; base gain is equal to ruin.”

― Hesiod

“To gain the competitive edge, companies must master the ability to innovate.”

― Hilary Mason

“What farmers gain most of all from the increase in agricultural productivity, of course, is choice.”

― Jacqueline Novogratz

“Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness.”

― Jean Rostand

“Iran is not an enemy of ISIS; they have a lot to gain from the turmoil that ISIS creates.”

― Jim Mattis

“I took the state of Ohio from an $8 billion hole and a 350,000 job loss to a $2 billion surplus and a gain of 350,000 jobs.”

― John Kasich

“The quarterback has to get rid of the ball quickly, so there’s not a lot of time to make moves to gain separation.”

― John Madden

“Let’s swear as brothers that we won’t rest until we gain freedom.”

― Juan Guaido

“Both dreams and neurotic dream-states have as their function the avoidance of displeasure, but the dream-states also serve to provide a positive pleasure gain.”

― Karl Abraham

“I love food so much, all I have to do is look at it and I gain 5 pounds.”

― Kelly Rowland

“When I gain a pound it’s in the headlines.”

― Kim Kardashian

“I had everything to gain by giving it everything I could.”

― Kurt Elling

“Introverts prefer introversion; we tend to gain energy by reflecting and expend energy when interacting. Extroverts have the opposite preference; they tend to gain energy by interacting and expend energy while reflecting.”

― Laurie Helgoe

“An aggressor nation or extremist group could gain control of critical switches and derail passenger trains, or trains loaded with lethal chemicals.”

― Leon Panetta

“How many emperors and how many princes have lived and died and no record of them remains, and they only sought to gain dominions and riches in order that their fame might be ever-lasting.”

― Leonardo da Vinci

“I’ve never even been out of my BMI range. I’m 5-foot-3. If I gain five pounds, it shows.”

― Lisa Marie Presley

“I expect my return to be 18 to 25 percent in 1988, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 should rise 8 to 12 percent and OTC stocks gain 15 percent as liquidity emerges.”

― Louis Navellier

“Campaigning for Congress is an issue of conviction, and there is no element of any personal gain in it.”

― Mahesh Bhatt

“You gain a lot of insight from employees by listening to them.”

― Marc Veasey

“I could never gain much weight. I’ve always had a fast metabolism.”

― Marc Wallice

“Everyone in a complex system has a slightly different interpretation. The more interpretations we gather, the easier it becomes to gain a sense of the whole.”

― Margaret J. Wheatley

“I can gain 20 pounds in a heartbeat.”

― Marissa Jaret Winokur

“If I ever accidentally make something that seems to gain traction, I’ll probably abandon it immediately.”

― Markus Persson

“Today, unless women gain jobs and athletic scholarships commensurate with their percentage of the population, feminists scream discrimination.”

― Marvin Olasky

“So much of the access that I was able to gain with the Autodefensas was over months, not days.”

― Matthew Heineman

“I have to plan all my meals and snacks every day, or the wheels come off, and I gain weight.”

― Maye Musk

“I had to gain experience as I did not have a technical education.”

― Mikhail Kalashnikov

“Iran’s goal is to gain control of the Two Holy Mosques.”

― Mohammad bin Salman

“Persecutions are inevitable as a Christian. We are not greater than our Master, Jesus Christ, in whose Holy Spirit we gain strength to endure.”

― Monica Johnson

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

― Niccolo Machiavelli

“Gays and lesbians began to gain civil rights when Americans realized that their brothers, cousins, daughters were gay.”

― Nicholas Kristof

“The presumption that an extant mode is efficient if the expected net gain is negative can nevertheless be rebutted by showing that the obstacles to implementing an otherwise superior feasible alternative are ‘unfair.’”

― Oliver E. Williamson

“A desire of gain is common to mankind, and the general motive to business and industry.”

― Oliver Ellsworth

“The only way to gain the kinds of often-generational wealth that the 1% has been able to gain is through controlling the populations it relied on to make its wealth.”

― Patrisse Cullors

“I certainly believe that we gain through open trade and liberalisation.”

― Peter Mandelson

“He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense.”

― Plautus

“We gain freedom when we have paid the full price.”

― Rabindranath Tagore

“We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It seemed to be inadmissible to give in on such a fundamental point. This would have meant that any one who would have wanted to be a terrorist could gain eventually their freedom thanks to another kidnapping.”

― Robert Bourassa

“The chances of getting Townes to like it were very remote. When I wrote ‘Til I Gain Control Again,’ Townes Van Zandt sort of nodded. And I thought, ‘Yes!’”

― Rodney Crowell

“For years, Israeli and American intelligence agencies assumed that if Iran were to gain the ability to build a bomb, it would be a result of its relationship with Russia, which was building a nuclear reactor for Iran at a site called Bushehr and had assisted the Iranians in their missile-development program.”

― Ronen Bergman

“The capacities by which we can gain insights into higher worlds lie dormant within each one of us.”

― Rudolf Steiner

“It’s easy to gain weight when you’re in the studio.”

― Sean Kingston

“I did gain weight, but I don’t care.”

― Selena Gomez

“As Members of Congress, we should not be using public office for private gain.”

― Sheila Jackson Lee

“Because I’m 5’4′ and athletically built, if I gain five pounds it looks like a lot.”

― Sophia Bush

“Whoever lives among many evils just as I, how can dying not be a source of gain?”

― Sophocles

“The Japanese put houses in among the trees and allowed nature to gain the ascendancy in any composition.”

― Stephen Gardiner

“We know that ISIS desires operationally to use the Syrian refugee program to infiltrate countries, to use migrant flows as a way to gain an operational foothold in other countries.”

― Stephen Miller

“Whereas Jimmy Carter had aggressively pursued anti-merger activity – the imbecilic case against AT&T was prosecuted under President Carter – Mr. Reagan understood the virtue of allowing companies to exploit the synergies of mergers to gain efficiency and lower costs.”

― Stephen Moore

“When you look at the Nixon pardon, the short-term gain would have been never to pardon him.”

― Steven Ford

“Now I understand what was happening. I don’t particularly gain water; I don’t have water retention.”

― Suzanne Somers

“Everywhere in life, the true question is not what we gain, but what we do.”

― Thomas Carlyle

“Even political insiders recognize that years of political effort on behalf of Evangelical Christians have generated little cultural gain.”

― Tullian Tchividjian

“The world’s industry must gain incentives to stop polluting and to invest in clean technologies.”

― Tulsi Tanti

“The Iranians are abusing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to gain more support from radical elements in the region.”

― Tzipi Livni

“I don’t want or need to gain respect with what I do off the court. I want respect for what I do on the court.”

― Vince Carter

“For ‘Rakht Charitra,’ I had to gain and lose weight. I simultaneously shot the film in three languages – Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi.”

― Vivek Oberoi

“Furthermore, the unearned increment from land appears in the United States as a gain to the first comers, who have here laid the foundations of a new State.”

― William Graham Sumner

“Satirists gain the applause of others through fear, not through love.”

― William Hazlitt

“Increasingly prices are set by sellers to raise their prices without a loss of sales sufficient to wipe out the gain.”

― William Vickrey
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