Nothing To Lose Quotes

Nothing To Lose Quotes by Steve Jobs, Karl Marx, Lana Del Rey, Eminem, Matthieu Ricard, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and many others.

We had nothing to lose and everything to gain.

We had nothing to lose and everything to gain.
Steve Jobs
Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!
Karl Marx
We have nothing to lose, nothing to gain, nothing we desired anymore- except to make our lives into a work of art.
Lana Del Rey
I have nothing to lose, but something to gain.
Children, old people, vagabonds laugh easily and heartily: they have nothing to lose and hope for little. In renunciation lies a delicious taste of simplicity and deep peace.
Matthieu Ricard
The mob has nothing to lose, everything to gain.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I’m now so keenly aware that I have everything to prove and nothing to lose.
Richard Marx
Having nothing to lose is the new wealth.
Chuck Palahniuk
A warrior considers himself already dead, so there is nothing to lose. The worst has already happened to him, therefore he’s clear and calm; judging him by his acts or by his words, one would never suspect that he has witnessed everything.
Carlos Castaneda
Some people think I’m saying, ‘Women of the world unite — you have nothing to lose but your men. It’s not true. You have nothing to lose but your vacuum cleaners.
Betty Friedan
You have nothing to lose. You had nothing to begin with.
Bikram Choudhury
She was doing it because she had nothing to lose, because her life was one of constant, day to day frustration.
Paulo Coelho
I felt at some point that I had nothing to lose, and [laughs] maybe I was wrong. I think, you know, there’s always these little autobiographical secrets behind things. I think I was really attacking my earlier self, and this kind of pretentious figure.
Billy Collins
I live before the audience of One-before others I have nothing to gain, nothing to lose, nothing to prove.
Os Guinness
I have nothing to lose by standing up and following my beliefs. So I’ll go to jail, so what? We have been in jail for years.
Muhammad Ali
Underachievers of the world unite, you have nothing to lose except your fright.
Lou Reed
You can’t think of risks. I have nothing to lose. You either make something that you like, or you don’t, and you throw it to the universe.
Mike Myers
He who has nothing—it has been said many times—has nothing to lose but his chains.
Pablo Neruda
A well-defined backup plan is sabotage waiting to happen. Why push through the dip, why take the risk, why blow it all when there’s the comfortable alternative instead? The people who break through usually have nothing to lose, and they almost never have a backup plan.
Seth Godin
But life isn’t hard to manage when you’ve nothing to lose.
Ernest Hemingway
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
Paulo Coelho
When you’ve lost everything, you’ve got nothing to lose.
Ken Follett
The desperate usually succeed because they have nothing to lose.
Jodi Picoult
I skated like it’s a sport, went for everthing and just gave it my best shot. It turned out freat. I had nothing to lose. You might be the best in your heart, but not in other people’s sight.
Michelle Kwan
Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they’ve got nothing to lose.
Robin Williams
It’s a completely different situation right now because last year it was the time that nobody expected anything from me anything — I had nothing to lose, basically I was starting from zero. And now I’m back in Top 5. And for me it’s a different stage.
Marat Safin
I became bold because I had absolutely nothing to lose: neither honors, nor earnings, nor friends. I had to find myself anew and rely only on myself, because I could rely on no one else. My form is my solitude.
Witold Gombrowicz
My approach to acting now is so different — I’m fearless because I have nothing to lose. Before [children] my identity was wrapped up in every decision — now, I don’t care.
Jessica Alba
Those who have much to hope and nothing to lose will always be dangerous.
Tommy Wallach
You have an advantage that neither education nor upbringing can buy – you have almost nothing. And therefore you have almost nothing to lose.
Felix Dennis
I have nothing to lose. My personal casualty means nothing.
Christopher Dorner
The proletarians have nothing to loose but their chains. They have a world to win.
Karl Marx
Companies cannot really see beyond their current customer base. They explicitly or implicitly do things to protect their current customers. And the last person to want real change is your customer. This is why most new ideas come from small companies that have nothing to lose.
Nicholas Negroponte
I think the most interesting stuff comes from people who’ve just got nothing to lose. You know, let’s kamikaze this thing – just throw themselves in it, devil may care.
Edward Ruscha
Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose.
Kris Kristofferson
Money brings you security and choice. You can make decisions in a different way if you have a lot of money. But when you have nothing, you have a naivety, and a more fearless attitude because you have nothing to lose.
Simon Cowell
One day, someone said to me, ‘Do you want to go jump out of an airplane?’ I felt like I had nothing to lose anymore, so I said, ‘Why not?’ And every day since then, I ask myself that question.
Shania Twain
We of the sinking middle class may sink without further struggles into the working class where we belong, and probably when we get there it will not be so dreadful as we feared, for, after all, we have nothing to lose.
George Orwell
It is the man that has nothing to lose or is willing to lose everything to beat you that I am afraid of. If a man is willing to lose his life to bite off my nose then I don’t care how good I am or what I do to him- he’s gonna get my nose.
Bruce Lee
Imagine for a minute yourself in the same shoes, the same sense of survival and the same nothing to lose.
Lil’ Kim
Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous; there’s really nothing to lose.
If we are desperate, though , if we have nothing to lose, or if we are full of enthusiasm for life, then the unknown reveals itself, and our universe changes direction.
Paulo Coelho
All growth starts at the end of your comfort zone.
Tony Robbins
England have nothing to lose here, apart from this test match.
David Lloyd
If you do things, whether it’s acting or music or painting, do it without fear – that’s my philosophy. Because nobody can arrest you and put you in jail if you paint badly, so there’s nothing to lose.
Anthony Hopkins
Stay strong, be brave, love hard and true, and you will have nothing to lose.
Demi Lovato
Taking risks in older age is more courageous because you have more to lose. When you have nothing, you have nothing to lose.
Rick Warren
There the poor have another advantage … for they may defy not only death, but every loss by sea or land, for they have nothing to lose.
Elizabeth Inchbald
It is easier for one to take risks and to chase his dreams with a mindset that he has nothing to lose. In this lies the immense passion, the great advantage of avoiding a materialistic, pleasure-filled way of life.
Criss Jami
It’s the rich you can terrorize. The poor have nothing to lose.
Imelda Marcos
I would have gone to law school, or gotten a psychology degree. I wasn’t interested in sleeping on a futon forever. And what happened is I walked into auditions, and I had nothing to lose, because I had a backup plan.
Julianna Margulies
Who does more earnestly long for a change than he who is uneasy in his present circumstances? And who run to create confusions with so desperate a boldness as those who have nothing to lose, hope to gain by them?
Thomas More
Everyone who has something is afraid of losing it, and people with nothing are worried they’ll forever have nothing. Everyone is the same.
Haruki Murakami
They must go for it now as they have nothing to lose but the match.
Ron Atkinson
You see, all that I ever held dear has been taken from me,” she said in a matter-of-fact tone. “And when you’ve lost everything-” Her facade began to crumble, and her voice broke, but she made herself carry on. “When you’ve lost everything, you’ve got nothing to lose.
Ken Follett
When you have nothing to lose, the sky’s the limit.
Steve Guttenberg
Certainly the worker has nothing to lose by a change from government and capitalism to a condition of no government, of anarchy.
Alexander Berkman
That “I don’t give a darn” attitude is probably why I’ve shot so many good final rounds over the years when I started the day a few shots behind with nothing to lose. . . and maybe that’s why I’ve shot so many bad last rounds when I was ahead and knew I couldn’t afford a mistake.
Jack Nicklaus
I have nothing to lose and think that it’s a positive thing that I am young and playing on a good level.
Caroline Wozniacki
Courage is as often the outcome of despair as of hope; in the one case we have nothing to lose, in the other everything to gain.
Diane de Poitiers
The warrior: silent in his struggle, undetainable because he has nothing to lose, functional and efficacious because he has everything to gain.
Carlos Castaneda
It may be that the life I desire for her no longer even exists, yet I know what she does not. That there is nothing to lose.
Cormac McCarthy
There’s a lot more pressure when you’re a medal favorite. Now, nobody has any expectations for me. Nobody knows what I can do, so I’m riding with nothing to lose.
Chris Witty
Revolt, for you have nothing to lose but your chains and your [refugee] tents!
George Habash
…when people already know they’re deficient, they have nothing to lose by trying.
Carol S. Dweck
Somewhere after you have few successful films, there is a fear of losing what you have got. It is very easy in the beginning, as you are a risk taker, have nothing to lose, and there is no perception about you.
Emraan Hashmi
There is no one as dangerous as he or she who has nothing to lose.
Rebecca Solnit
I heard someone say he [Carl Sandburg] was the kind of writer who had everything to gain and nothing to lose by being translated into another language.
Robert Frost
How can a living man be a person who has nothing to lose? This is very absurd! Even a dead man has something to lose: His coffin!
Mehmet Murat Ildan
We have a world of pleasure to win, and nothing to lose but boredom.
Raoul Vaneigem
That’s the good part of dying; when you’ve nothing to lose, you run any risk you want.
Ray Bradbury
Beware of barking at underdogs; don’t fight with people who have nothing to lose.
Dory Previn
The most dangerous creation of any society is the man who has nothing to lose.
James A. Baldwin
There are people you do not want to upset in the world – the politically disenfranchized who feel they have nothing to lose, those who feel that the time has come for revolution … then out on the edges beyond any of those are science fiction fans whose favorite show has been canceled in an untimely way.
Neil Gaiman
Love bravely, live bravely, be courageous, there’s really nothing to lose. There’s no wrong you can’t make right again, so be kinder to yourself, you know, have fun, take chances. There’s no bounds.
You have everything to gain and nothing to lose by trying.
W. Clement Stone
When I was your age, art was a lonely thing: no galleries, no collecting, no critics, no money. We didn’t have mentors. We didn’t have parents. We were alone. But it was a great time, because we had nothing to lose and a vision to gain.
John Logan
The Christian has greatly the advantage of the unbeliever, having everything to gain and nothing to lose.
Lord Byron
When you’re poor, you have nothing to lose and be afraid of. Holding onto the dream and having nothing to lose is what helped me succeed.
Cesar Millan
When one has nothing to lose, one becomes courageous. We are timid only when there is something we can still cling to.
Carlos Castaneda
Do something that scares you every day. You have nothing to lose but fear itself.
Dalai Lama
We have nothing to lose by trusting the infinite power of the Self, except the bondage of our own ignorance.
Mata Amritanandamayi
People crushed by law, have no hopes but from power. If laws are their enemies, they will be enemies to laws; and those who have much hope and nothing to lose, will always be dangerous.
Edmund Burke
People are so afraid of hearing “No” that they often don’t even try. You have nothing to lose by just asking! A good friend of mine once told me, “Harv, a closed mouth won’t get fed.” Open your mouth! Say something if negotiations aren’t going the way you’d like.
T. Harv Eker
[Praying] demands that you take to the road again and again, leaving your house and looking forward to a new land for yourself and your [fellow human]. This is why praying demands poverty, that is, the readiness to live a life in which you have nothing to lose so that you always begin afresh.
Henri Nouwen
2 is a proletariat prime, but 4, 6 and 8 are also composite proletariats. Composites of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains!
Karl Marx
There are four things that make a man fight as you just did,” the duke explained to Rumbold. “Love, despair, anger, or insanity.” Erik counted them off on his fingers. “Everything to lose, nothing to lose, someone’s taken it, or you’ve lost it.
Alethea Kontis
Violence is good for those who have nothing to lose.
Jean-Paul Sartre
Workers of the world unite; you have nothing to lose but your chains.
Karl Marx
Were still gonna do those things not because weve got nothing to lose.. were still gonna do them because.. WERE RICH BIATCH!!
Triple H
In the end, we have nothing to lose by opening our hearts.
Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche
We fight to great disadvantage when we fight with those who have nothing to lose.
Francesco Guicciardini
It is difficult to wrap your mind around this intellectually and until you’ve had the experience, it can be difficult to understand. I tell people to give it a shot; you have nothing to lose.
Robert Moss
Now that she had nothing to lose, she was free.
Paulo Coelho
Choices are easy when you have nothing to lose.
Barbara Delinsky
he who has nothing to lose can afford all risks.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
If you’re falling off a cliff, you may as well try to fly. You’ve got nothing to lose.
John Sheridan
A life totally committed to God has nothing to fear, nothing to lose, nothing to regret.
Pandita Ramabai
Meager as it is. Nothing to lose as I have. Nothing is something somehow.
Peter Heller