Quotation Explorer - 'Deprived'

Tyranny is the exercise of some power over a man, which is not warranted by law, or necessary for the public safety. A people can never be deprived of their liberties, while they retain in their own hands, a power sufficient to any other power in the state. - Noah Webster
Above all, we are coming to understand that the arts incarnate the creativity of a free people. When the creative impulse cannot flourish, when it cannot freely select its methods and objects, when it is deprived of spontaneity, then society severs the root of art.
COMPROMISE, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due. - Ambrose Bierce
The human spirit collapses not when it is deprived of food but when it is denied a dream.- , LifeBeyondNumbers - Andy Paula
It’s too bad if a heart lacks fire,and is deprived of the light of a heart ablaze.The day on which you arewithout passionate loveis the most wasted day of your life. - Omar Khayyám
I let loose a guttural roar-the cry of a man who has been deprived of his rightful kibbeh. I drew my sword and smacked the eagle with flat of the blade - Rick Riordan
The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream? - Brendan Francis
Money is a kind of freedom that can be felt and heard; it is an inestimable treasure for a man entirely deprived of true liberty. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act which deprived a whole nation of arms as the blackest. - Mahatma Gandhi
I may be deprived of eloquence, but my mind can never be a dumb. - Michael Bassey Johnson
We have placed too much hope in political and social reforms, only to find out that we were being deprived of our most precious possession: our spiritual life. - Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Despite being what would now be called a deprived child in a one parent family, I did not grow up with an urge to smash windows or to bash old ladies over the head in order to steal handbags. - Eva Hart
I've deprived my family in order to buy books. No doubt there is a special punishment in hell for such self-indulgence. Perhaps I shall be struck with blindness among the rarest known to men. - I.J. Parker
deprived of magic, wonder wanes - John J. Geddes
Membership of a larger group is not an identity. Being Asian is not an identity. Being gay is not an identity. Being deaf, blind, or wheelchair-bound is not an identity, nor is being economically deprived. - Lionel Shriver
On cheap tippers:"Don't take it personally; they were deprived somehow as children.On low-fat entrees: "They sell well enough, but nobody's too happy after the meal. - Joan Bauer
Friendship, neglected, is like a flower deprived of water and sunlight. - Toni Sorenson
We don't have to always win,Sometimes we need to be deprived by others to improve ourselves. - Grace
I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good. - Oprah Winfrey
Why this is hell, nor am I out of it. Think'st thou that I, who saw the face of God and tasted the eternal joy of heaven, am not tormented with ten thousand hells in being deprived of everlasting bliss? - Christopher Marlowe
Someone that you have deprived of everything is no longer in your power. He is once again entirely free. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Children deprived of words become school dropouts; dropouts deprived of hope behave delinquently. Amateur censors blame delinquency on reading immoral books and magazines, when in fact, the inability to read anything is the basic trouble. - Peter S. Jennison
A friend is more to be longed for than the light; I speak of a genuine one. And wonder not: for it were better for us that the sun should be extinguished, than that we should be deprived of friends; better to live in darkness, than to be without friends - John Chrysostom
Only the subject's individual consciousness can testify for the unwitnessed acts, and there is no act more deprived of external testimony than the act of knowing. - Olavo de Carvalho
World seems like a void of silence every time footsteps are deprived of dancing shoes. - Shah Asad Rizvi
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