Quotes of Deprivation

“ Where is there beauty when you see deprivation and starvation? ”

- Rosalind Russell

“ Love never dies of starvation, but often of indigestion. ”

- Ninon de Lenclos

“ Having nothing, nothing can he lose. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Ah, if I were not king, I should lose my temper. ”

- Louis XIV

“ Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ Frugality without creativity is deprivation. ”

- Amy Dacyczyn

“ The essence of a class system is not that the privileged are conscious of their privileges, but that the deprived are conscious of their deprivations. ”

- Clive James

“ My friends have made the story of my life. In a thousand ways they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges, and enabled me to walk serene and happy in the shadow cast by my deprivation. ”

- Helen Keller

“ There is only one real deprivation, I decided this morning, and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most. ”

- May Sarton

“ Many young people carrying real or imitation firearms do so in a mistaken attempt to either boost their image, or from a misguided idea about self-protection. In addition, most London shootings involve members of the black community and are often related to deprivation, gang rivalry or the illegal drug trade. ”

- Diane Abbott

“ We imagined ourselves as the Sons of Liberty with a mission to preserve, protect, and project the revolutionary spirit of rock and roll. We feared that the music which had given us sustenance was in danger of spiritual starvation. We feared it losing its sense of purpose, we feared it falling into fattened hands, we feared it floundering in a mire of spectacle, finance, and vapid technical complexity. ”

- Patti Smith

“ Touring full-time with children is a study in sleep deprivation'the day never ends! Many times on the road we do a sound check, then everybody goes to dinner. If I'm eating with the kids, I go back to my dressing room and fall into a dead sleep until it's time for me to get up and put my stage clothes on. ”

- Amy Grant

“ Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is what makes us human. It is a recourse against the meaningless noise and silence of nature and history. ”

- Octavio Paz

“ Because her instinct has told her or because she has been reliably informed, the faded virgin knows that the supreme joys are not for her; she knows by a process of the intellect, but she can feel her deprivation no more than the young mother can feel the hardship of the virgin's lot. ”

- Arnold Bennett

“ The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens. As Americans, we are blessed with circumstances that protect our human rights and our religious freedom, but for many people around the world, deprivation and persecution have become a way of life. ”

- Jimmy Carter
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