Quotes of Deficiency

“ Absence makes the heart grow fonder: Isle of Beauty, fare thee well! ”

- Thomas Haynes Bayly

“ Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict — alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence. ”

- Dorothy Thompson

“ Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed. ”

- William Cowper

“ Education, n: that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ There's no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love. There is only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen. ”

- Wayne Dyer

“ Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward, it is not a compliment to say it is brave. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear. ”

- Ambrose Redmoon

“ Sometimes I need what only you can provide, your absence. ”

- Ashleigh Brilliant

“ The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics. ”

- Thomas Sowell

“ Through zeal knowledge is gotten, through lack of zeal knowledge is lost; let a man who knows this double path of gain and loss thus place himself that knowledge may grow. ”

- Bible

“ It's not a lack of preparation. ”

- Brian Greene

“ I dote on his very absence. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ She lacks confidence, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on the reflections of herself in the eyes of others. She does not dare to be herself. ”

- Anais Nin

“ She lacks the indefinable charm of weakness. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition. ”

- Timothy Leary

“ Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair. ”

- William Cowper

“ Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom. ”

- Buddha

“ Deficit reduction is not an end in itself. It is the means to an end,... Canadians must now decide what kind of country they want to build with the hard-won dividend. ”

- Jean Chretien

“ In the absence of any short term in common use to represent all desirable things, or things that satisfy human wants, we may use the term Goods for that purpose. ”

- Alfred Marshall

“ The feeling of inferiority rules the mental life and can be clearly recognized in the sense of incompleteness and unfulfillment, and in the uninterrupted struggle both of individuals and humanity. ”

- Alfred Adler

“ A successful woman preacher was once asked 'what special obstacles have you met as a woman in the ministry?' 'Not one,' she answered, 'except the lack of a minister's wife.'. ”

- Anna Garlin Spencer

“ Through zeal, knowledge is gotten; through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost. ”

- Buddha

“ In the absence of an effective general mythology, each of us has his private, unrecognized, rudimentary, yet secretly potent pantheon of dreams. ”

- Joseph Campbell

“ We love in others what we lack in ourselves, and would be everything, but what we are. ”

- Richard Henry Stoddard

“ Through zeal, knowledge is gotten, through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost; let a man who knows the double path of gain and loss thus place himself that knowledge may grow. ”

- Buddha

“ The lack of money is the root of all evils. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Capacity never lacks opportunity. It cannot remain undiscovered because it is sought by too many anxious to use it. ”

- Jacqueline Cochran

“ Those who lack the capacity to achieve much in an atmosphere of freedom will clamor for power. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ Tester I 'll have in pouch, when thou shalt lack, Base Phrygian Turk! - The Merry Wives of Windsor. Act i. Sc. 3. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence. ”

- Michael O’Brien
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