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Quotes of lack

  1. Learn from your dreams what you lack – W. H. Auden
  2. Poverty may be the mother of crime, but lack of good sense is the father. – Jean de la Bruyere
  3. The American people are not anti -immigrant. We are concerned about the lack of coherence in our immigration policy and enforcement. – Chris Cannon
  4. A feel -good style can be a symptom of unawareness or lack of caring. – Fernando Flores
  5. A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. – Milton Friedman
  6. I feel the producers really exploited my lack of talent at this time. I looked like an idiot up there. I want to be good, not something that people will laugh at. – William Hung
  7. Where two take counsel there is no lack of plans. – Silius Italicus
  8. Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security. – John F. Kennedy
  9. I have the necessary lack of tact. – Ted Koppel
  10. He who praises you for what you lack wishes to take from you what you have. – Don J. Manuel
  11. I got into film -making because I was interested in making entertaining movies, which I felt there was a lack of. – Guy Ritchie
  12. Understandably, no peace can sustained when people continue to suffer from hunger, lack of jobs, lack of basic public services- and most of all- lack of opportunity or hope. – Mikhail Saakashvili
  13. It's a great excuse and luxury, having a job and blaming it for your inability to do your own art. When you don't have to work, you are left with the horror of facing your own lack of imagination and your own emptiness. A devastating possibility when finally time is your own. – Julian Schnabel
  14. Nothing can atone for the lack of modesty; without which beauty is ungraceful and wit detestable. – Richard Steele
  15. On planes I always cry. Something about altitude, the lack of oxygen and the bad movies. I cried over a St. Bernard movie once on a plane. That was really embarrassing. – Michael Stipe

Usage examples for lack

  1. And, in truth, Ephraim did look many years older than Susannah, for his figure was bowed somewhat for lack of strength. – The Mormon Prophet by Lily Dougall
  2. She knew that she would be condemned, either by words or by the lack of them; it was nearly equal to her by which. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  3. He had no one to consult, and he felt the lack of advice. – One Day's Courtship The Heralds Of Fame by Robert Barr
  4. In The Trap, a four- act play developed from a vaudeville sketch, lack of good emphasis went far to spoil an interesting play. – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  5. Well, I don't see that you've anything to do but open your mouth; there's no lack of smoke here. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  6. All I will say is that those philosophical considerations which the pedagogues of this school put at the basis of their theory not only fail to be absolutely correct, not only have nothing in common with real philosophy, but even lack a clear, definite expression with which the majority of the pedagogues might agree. – Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales by Leo Tolstoy
  7. I feel so happy, and lack for nothing. – Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf
  8. There was no lack of conversation then. – The New Tenant by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  9. His reserve and lack of response were not in accordance with what he knew of Carnally. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  10. Derec was the sort of friend one might make on Walden for lack of something better. – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  11. It is this religious issue, everywhere present, which gives dignity to a struggle which otherwise does often sadly lack it. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
  12. And they've got what I lack – The Moon out of Reach by Margaret Pedler
  13. So walked to Westminster, very fine fair dry weather, but all cry out for lack of rain. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  14. Do not let her lack for anything; take that." – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. Will you pardon my lack of formality and allow me to say good night? – Lola by Owen Davis
  16. Never troublesome, but for his lack of memory and absence of mind. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  17. The girl's eyes flashed refusal, even while they did not lack in admiration. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  18. No lack of imagination.... – The Green Carnation by Robert Smythe Hichens
  19. It is the first time there has been a lack of cars after a round- up. – The Trail Horde by Charles Alden Seltzer
  20. But to lack sincerity is to lack soul; it is a body without a spirit. – American Men of Mind by Burton E. Stevenson

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