Quotes of Devoid

“ Let us leave pretty women to men devoid of imagination. ”

- Marcel Proust

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

- William Cowper

“ There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ Since our inner experiences consist of reproductions and combinations of sensory impressions, the concept of a soul without a body seems to me to be empty and devoid of meaning. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom. ”

- Bryant H. McGill

“ Was there ever in anyone's life span a point free in time, devoid of memory, a night when choice was any more than the sum of all the choices gone before? ”

- Joan Didion

“ A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it, then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion. ”

- Liberty Hyde Bailey

“ The happiness in this life does not consist of being devoid of passion, but mastering them. ”

- Unknown

“ The case has, in some respects, been not entirely devoid of interest. ”

- Arthur Conan Doyle

“ Friend is sometimes a word devoid of meaning; enemy, never. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ A large section of the intelligentsia seems wholly devoid of intelligence. ”

- G.K. Chesterton

“ SELFISH, adj. Devoid of consideration for the selfishness of others. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ RATIONAL, adj. Devoid of all delusions save those of observation, experience and reflection. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ All of us are far richer than we imagine. None of us possess a life devoid of magic, barren of grace, divorced from power. Our inner resources, often unmined and even unknown or unacknowledged, are the treasures we carry, what I call our spiritual DNA. ”

- Julie Cameron

“ What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue. ”

- Henri Matisse

“ America is neither free nor brave, but a land of tight, iron-clanking little wills, everybody trying to put it over everybody else, and a land of men absolutely devoid of the real courage of trust, trust in life's sacred spontaneity. They can't trust life until they can control it. ”

- David Herbert Lawrence

“ There is no easy formula for determining right and wrong livelihood, but it is essential to keep the question alive. To return the sense of dignity and honor to manhood, we have to stop pretending that we can make a living at something that is trivial or destructive and still have sense of legitimate self-worth… ”

- Sam Keen

“ The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal. ”

- Andre Breton

“ Now, a corpse, poor thing, is an untouchable and the process of decay is, of all pieces of bad manners, the vulgarest imaginable. For a corpse is, by definition, a person absolutely devoid of savoir vivre. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ It is a good lesson — though it may often be a hard one — for a man who has dreamed of literary fame, and of making for himself a rank among the world's dignitaries by such means, to step aside out of the narrow circle in which his claims are recognized, and to find how utterly devoid of all significance, beyond that circle, is all that he achieves, and all he aims at. ”

- Nathaniel Hawthorne
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