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Quotes of lacking

  1. Life and death have been lacking in my life. – Jorge Luis Borges
  2. Conservation is an American value, and it is lacking from this bill. – Jim Costa
  3. If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking is freedom. – Dwight D. Eisenhower
  4. A child who has never fantasized about having other parents is seriously lacking in imagination. – Fred G. Gosman
  5. Today riches and honours have been lavished on me, but one gift has been lacking the most important one of all, the only one that matters, the gift of youth. – Knut Hamsun
  6. Where love reigns, there is no will to power; and where the will to power is paramount, love is lacking The one is but the shadow of the other. – Carl Jung
  7. He's nice enough not to want to be associated with a nasty remark but not nice enough not to make it. Lacking the courage of one's nastiness does not make one nice. – Michael Kinsley
  8. The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force. – Andre Maurois
  9. My wife has brought great beauty into my life. And my daughter has brought me nothing but joy. Those qualities were greatly lacking – Christopher Meloni
  10. That so unlikely an outcome should accrue to a man possessed of such limited talent and so many flaws, and one lacking in a sense of ethics and decency was one of the bitter ironies of history. – William Thomas Green Morton
  11. The nineteenth century was completely lacking in logic, it had cosmic terms and hopes, and aspirations, and discoveries, and ideals but it had no logic. – Gertrude Stein
  12. Be Content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking the whole world belongs to you. – Lao Tzu

Usage examples for lacking

  1. His face might as well have been masked, so completely was it lacking in expression. – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  2. Sometimes, therefore, this latter information is lacking – The Social Work of the Salvation Army by Edwin Gifford Lamb
  3. Lacking in discipline and all sense of responsibility, and with an utter disregard for consequences, he was a difficult proposition to tackle. – The Stronger Influence by F.E. Mills Young
  4. Much information is lacking to make the tale complete, but what follows is enough. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  5. These are questions which we are unable to answer at present because the necessary information is lacking – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  6. It is beautiful as it exists there, but the power of expression is lacking – Ideala by Sarah Grand
  7. I should count myself singularly lacking if I stopped to consider- er- such a consideration. – The Burning Spear by John Galsworthy
  8. But never again, he knew, would he meet with the same complete comprehension, and, lacking that, his genius itself seemed less his own than before. – George Eliot by Mathilde Blind
  9. It appears at once on entering the house that the peristyle is lacking – Naples Past and Present by Arthur H. Norway
  10. The opportunity was there, but the man was lacking – The Firefly Of France by Marion Polk Angellotti
  11. " Eleven months lacking four days," says Ferdy, his face beamin'. – On With Torchy by Sewell Ford
  12. As Edwin saw the costly gifts that were one by one taken from the sack, there seemed to be nothing lacking and plenty for him to have at least one toy, but his name was not called. – The Poorhouse Waif and His Divine Teacher by Isabel C. Byrum
  13. Several times since he had come to Roville he had been conscious of a sensation which he could not understand, a vague, yearning sensation, a feeling that, splendid as everything was in this paradise of colour, there was nevertheless something lacking – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  14. It was well known that he had a good mind, but evidently the spirit was lacking – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  15. It was a cold invitation, lacking warmth or sympathy, and Roscoe felt that even this man wished that he had died before he reached the cabin. – The Grizzly King by James Oliver Curwood
  16. What are you still lacking – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  17. This figure is still lacking in the ranks of the gods. – A Christian But a Roman by Mór Jókai
  18. So, more and more he " passed up" Marie, found her more and more lacking more and more human. – An Anarchist Woman by Hutchins Hapgood
  19. Yollop: " Lacking a quarter of an inch." – Yollop by George Barr McCutcheon
  20. The final element is still lacking – Paul Verlaine by Stefan Zweig