Quotation Explorer - 'Defective'

A magician with decreasing practice sessions will give defective performances. - Amit Kalantri
Nothing is more likely than that [the] enumeration of powers is defective. This is the ordinary case of all human works. Let us then go on perfecting it by adding by way of amendment to the Constitution those powers which time and trial show are still wanting - Thomas Jefferson
For Zola, as for Huysmans, nature itself is uncanny because it is the domain of the feminine, a domain that is constitutionally defective, lacking, even pathological. - Charles Bernheimer
There was, I think, a prevailingimpression common to the provincial mind, that his misfortune wasthe result of the defective moral quality of his being a stranger. - Bret Harte
Thus, every entity, even if it is a defective one, in so far as it is an entity, is good. In so far as it is defective, it is evil. - Augustine of Hippo
Man and woman are the two wheels of society. If either one becomes defective, the society cannot make progress. - Abhijit Naskar
Poor or rich, black or white, quiet or naughty, mentally defective or sharp-witted, thin or fat, all children are great! - Mehmet Murat ildan
And give to the orphans their properties and do not substitute the defective [of your own] for the good [of theirs]. And do not consume their properties into your own. Indeed, that is ever a great sin. The Women 4 :2 - Quran
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