Quotes of deprive

  1. The system of domination is founded on depriving nations of their true identity. It seeks to deprive nations of their culture, identity, self -confidence and in this way dominate them. – Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
  2. Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms. – Aristotle
  3. Though it be in the power of the weakest arm to take away life, it is not in the strongest to deprive us of death. – Thomas Browne
  4. Good history is a question of survival. Without any past, we will deprive ourselves of the defining impression of our being. – Ken Burns
  5. The purpose of Compulsory Education is to deprive the common people of their commonsense. – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  6. The whole of the Bill is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals... It establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of. – Albert Gallatin
  7. I like food. I like eating. And I don't want to deprive myself of good food. – Sarah Michelle Gellar
  8. The house of Austria has publicly used every effort to deprive the country of its legitimate Independence and Constitution, designing to reduce it to a level with the other provinces long since deprived of all freedom, and to unite all in a common sink of slavery. – Lajos Kossuth
  9. We pay a price when we deprive children of the exposure to the values, principles, and education they need to make them good citizens. – Sandra Day O'Connor
  10. Pay -per -view would deprive many kids of the delight of seeing the Olympics. – Mary Lou Retton
  11. She had her reward! - that reward of which no enemie could deprive her, which no slanders could make less precious- the eternal reward of knowing that she had done her duty. – Ernestine L. Rose
  12. Another example of the educational inequality is the current debate over publicly financed school vouchers which will provide educational opportunities to a privileged handful, but deprive public schools of desperately needed resources. – Bobby Scott
  13. It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it. – George Washington

Usage examples for deprive

  1. The party was large- there were people from outside as well, but I had never seen a table long enough to deprive Lady Jane of a triumph. – Embarrassments by Henry James
  2. I am not willing to admit of a Fear that they will ever deprive me of this Comfort. – The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4 by Samuel Adams
  3. Now suppose when you have fixed up everything and are waiting in joyful anticipation for the hour to arrive, you receive word from Brown, with apologies and a lame excuse, that he must deprive himself of the pleasure of going with you? – Heart and Soul by Victor Mapes (AKA Maveric Post)
  4. But we have no wish to deprive him of his property; and the only end we aim at is to prove that he is not Miss Melville's cousin. – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence
  5. But to try him when conviction would deprive him of any of his personal rights- life, liberty, or property,- should be the work of a duly organized judicial body. – Studies in Civics by James T. McCleary
  6. Let us fall behind and seek an opportunity to deprive him of it. – Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians by Woislav M. Petrovitch
  7. They all came to bid me farewell: they wept, and they said to me: " Oh, master, do not deprive us of all hope of seeing you again. – Adventures in the Philippine Islands by Paul P. de La Gironière
  8. Though for our own health " lying up for a mere cold" is an unnecessary bore, the failure to do so may deprive our neighbor of a right greater than the right to protection against scarlet fever or smallpox. – Civics and Health by William H. Allen
  9. But it seems to be out of your power to deprive us of their kind influence; wherever you shine they fill all our hearts, and you are charming out of necessity, as the author of nature is good. – The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753),Vol. V. by Theophilus Cibber
  10. Great as are the advantages we shall thus gain, we shall deprive our enemies of much greater. – The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six by Titus Livius
  11. I intended to force him down on one of the beds, and to deprive him of his life by mere strength of my hand- grip, but in this I did not succeed, for Grendel escaped from the hall. – Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race by Maud Isabel Ebbutt
  12. I know their hearts draw them now to their father, now to their mother, because they cannot make up their minds to deprive either of us permanently of the gift of their pure filial love. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  13. " Do the traitors think," cried Wallace, " that by robbing Scotland of her annals and of that stone they really deprive her of her palladium? – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  14. After breakfast no effort was made to deprive the Baby of its liberty, but no attempt was made on his part to leave the wagon. – The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island by Roger Thompson Finlay
  15. If there should be only that reason, therefore, you will not deprive me of the happiness of seeing you next Wednesday. – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  16. Amazement and delight at the sight of her beloved friend for a moment deprive Catharine of the power of speech, then terror for the safety of her friend takes the place of her joy at seeing her. – Lost in the Backwoods by Catherine Parr Traill
  17. In any event, it was certain that no change whatever in the Government of Mexico which would deprive Paredes of power could be for the worse so far as the United States were concerned, while it was highly probable that any change must be for the better. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  18. If it wouldn't deprive you? – Hidden Gold by Wilder Anthony
  19. Deprive me of their services, and I shall be obliged to abandon the production of books, and return to the labors of my profession- and they will be deprived of fame, while the public will be deprived of knowledge. – Letters on International Copyright; Second Edition by Henry C. Carey
  20. To the question, why ten precious weeks had been idly wasted without a single decree being achieved, the only answer would be, that the desire to deprive the Council of all independent action had led to the machine being cramped and fettered till it was brought to a standstill altogether. – Letters From Rome on the Council by Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger

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