Quotes of Deprived

“ The poor and the affluent are not communicating because they do not have the same words. When we talk of the millions who are culturally deprived, we refer not to those who do not have access to good libraries and bookstores, or to museums and centers for the performing arts, but those deprived of the words with which everything else is built, the words that opens doors… ”

- Peter S. Jennison

“ I have never felt bereft of anything. ”

- Ben Kingsley

“ There seem to me a great many blessings which come from true poverty and I should be sorry to be deprived of them. ”

- St. Teresa of Avila

“ We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ When Man evolved Pity, he did a queer thing — deprived himself of the power of living life as it is without wishing it to become something different. ”

- John Galsworthy

“ No poor, rural, weak, or black person should ever again have to bear the additional burden of being deprived of the opportunity for an education, a job, or simple justice. ”

- Jimmy Carter

“ When the man who feeds the world by toiling in the fields is himself deprived of the basic rights of feeding, sheltering and caring for his own family, the whole community of man is sick. ”

- Cesar Chavez

“ The real illness of the American city today, and especially of the deprived groups within it, is voicelessness. ”

- Henry Cox

“ 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

“ Any existence deprived of freedom is a kind of death. ”

- Michel Aoun

“ It is a great pleasure to live with positive hope that the most deprived will gain access into the Kingdom of God. ”

- Mathieu Kerekou

“ I have a great deal of difficulty with those who live in a hugely prosperous country telling people in the developing world that they should be deprived of a critical source of energy. ”

- Lee R. Raymond

“ 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

“ 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

“ 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. ”

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

“ Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence. They go stark, raving mad. ”

- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“ Happy the man who can endure the highest and the lowest fortune. He, who has endured such vicissitudes with equanimity, has deprived misfortune of its power. ”

- Marcus Annaeus Seneca

“ I am blackly bored when they are at large and at work; but somehow I am still more blackly bored when they are shut up in Holloway and we are deprived of them. ”

- Henry James

“ I should have no use for a paradise in which I should be deprived of the right to prefer hell. ”

- Jean Rostand

“ Perhaps women have always been in closer contact with reality than men: it would seem to be the just recompense for being deprived of idealism. ”

- Germaine Greer

“ I used to think I was poor. Then they told me I wasn't poor, I was needy. Then they told me it was self-defeating to think of myself as needy. I was deprived. Then they told me that underprivileged was overused. I was disadvantaged. I still don't have a dime… ”

- Jules Feiffer

“ The man who believes he can do something is probably right, and so is the man who believes he can t. Anonymous I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as someone who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good. ”

- Oprah Winfrey

“ The peculiar evil of silencing the expression of an opinion is, that it is robbing the human race; posterity as well as the existing generation; those who dissent from the opinion, still more than those who hold it. If the opinion is right, they are deprived of the opportunity of exchanging error for truth: if wrong, they lose, what is almost as great a benefit, the clearer perception and livelier impression of truth, produced by its collision with error. ”

- John Stuart Mill

“ We may remark in passing that to be blind and beloved may, in this world where nothing is perfect, be among the most strangely exquisite forms of happiness. The supreme happiness in life is the assurance of being loved; of being loved for oneself, even in spite of oneself; and this assurance the blind man possesses… ”

- Victor Hugo

“ Patriotism in the female sex is the most disinterested of all virtues. Excluded from honors and from offices, we cannot attach ourselves to the State or Government from having held a place of eminence. Even in the freest countries our property is subject to the control and disposal of our partners, to whom the laws have given a sovereign authority… ”

- Abigail Adams

“ Anti-Semitism hits me on the head: I am enraged, I am bled white by an appalling battle, I am deprived of the possibility of being man. I cannot disassociate myself from the future that is proposed for my brother. ”

- Frantz Fanon

“ Imagine now a man who is deprived of everyone he loves, and at the same time of his house, his habits, his clothes, in short, of everything he possesses: he will be a hollow man, reduced to suffering and needs, forgetful of dignity and restraint, for he who loses all often loses himself. ”

- Primo Levi

“ I earnestly wish them all imaginable success; in the first place that they may not, by the unseasonable obscurity of a cloudy sky, be deprived of this most desirable sight; and then, that having ascertained with more exactness the magnitudes of the planetary orbits, it may redound to their eternal fame and glory. ”

- Edmond Halley

“ This was a community of equals. They could all write code - or rewrite the code someone else had written. The NWG was an ad-hocracy of intesely creative, sleep-deprived, idiosyncratic, well meaning computer geniuses. ”

- Matthew

“ According to other writers, it is the women who last longest in sieges, the young men who soonest fall into that deadly lethargy that precedes actual death. But the account is accurate enough: that is what a siege is like. Moreover, that is what it is meant to be like… ”

- Michael Walzer
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