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Quotes of deprivation

  1. By showing hunger, deprivation starvation and brutality, as well as endurance and nobility, documentaries inform, prod our memories, even stir us to action. Such films do battle for our very soul. – Theodore Bikel
  2. Being a good host offsets the deprivation and loneliness of my youth. – Alan Ladd
  3. Deprivation is for me what daffodils were for Wordsworth. – Philip Larkin
  4. If we were really tough on crime, we'd try to save our children from the desperation and deprivation that leave them primed for a life of crime. – Carrie P. Meek
  5. My parents were very poor, but we never felt any sense of need or want. It was a very close, loving, tightly -knit family growing up, and I never felt any sense of deprivation or anything like that. – George J. Mitchell
  6. I've overcome neglect and deprivation abandonment and abuse. – Tatum O'Neal
  7. 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
  8. What government has been doing, we've got major programmes now, of billions of pounds, which are directed by central government into these areas of deprivation – John Prescott
  9. Where is there beauty when you see deprivation and starvation? – Rosalind Russell
  10. There is only one real deprivation and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most. – May Sarton

Usage examples for deprivation

  1. Not being long- sighted, the whole pageant was a blank to me after that cruel deprivation for I could no longer see that imperial figure on the piazza. – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
  2. This was indeed a deprivation as the members of the club were to plan games for the party, but still it was an easier fate to bear than absence from the great event itself. – Marjorie's Busy Days by Carolyn Wells
  3. They come near to one another in moments of peril, deprivation and self- sacrifice. – Personality in Literature by Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
  4. For the first day or so the weakened man, used to deprivation made no demur; then his haggard face and imploring eyes pleaded for food, and on the third day he asked for it, cried for it like a starving child. – A Son of the Hills by Harriet T. Comstock
  5. His critical, cynical observation of her had determined that any filial affection she might have would be merged and lost in the greater deprivation of her position. – From Sand Hill to Pine by Bret Harte
  6. She had no sentimental dispositions towards deprivation and wretchedness. – Hetty's Strange History by Anonymous
  7. On the other hand, she knew what food deprivation felt like. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  8. When a choice was given him of two or three of the sees vacated by the deprivation of the nonjuring bishops, he declined the offer. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  9. Letter of 17 October 1933 17 October 1933 How much the Faith is in need of able and devoted souls like you who are ready to suffer every possible deprivation for its sake. – Unfolding Destiny by Shoghi Effendi
  10. If the worst should befall, how would his family submit to deprivation perhaps even to penury? – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  11. He himself described the glamour Thackeray's name possessed for him, inspiring him as he climbed out of the despair that followed the sudden partial deprivation of his sight. – George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians by T. Martin Wood
  12. And now, night after night, he revelled in the old pleasure, enhanced by so many months of deprivation – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  13. I can only say this, though- that it has always weighed on my mind as a great and sore deprivation this being shut out from knowing what others mean when they talk and write about art. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  14. Every coin may represent a sacrifice, a deprivation and those who gave it freely, gave it to the blood. – A Splendid Hazard by Harold MacGrath
  15. Such a deprivation in his eyes would almost have seemed a sacrilege. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  16. She dearly liked to watch the workmen when they came on the place, and she felt this was a deprivation which seemed unnecessary. – A Sweet Little Maid by Amy E. Blanchard
  17. You were willing to die, in order to save that man's life; and you can certainly summon fortitude to endure five years' deprivation of his society; sustained by the hope that having thereby purchased his security, you may yet reap the reward your heart demands, reunion with its worthless, degraded idol. – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  18. Milton has given us in his famous invocation to Light, with which he opens the third book of " Paradise Lost," a picture of his own deprivation presented with a universal blank in place of Nature's fair book of knowledge. – The Booklover and His Books by Harry Lyman Koopman
  19. By writ of error, the case was brought to the Supreme Court of the United States, which, by a vote of six to three, ordered the decree of the state court vacated, on the ground that the statute as construed by the supreme court of the state was unconstitutional, as a deprivation of property without due process of law. – Contemporary American History, 1877-1913 by Charles A. Beard

Rhymes for deprivation