Quotes: deprivation

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  • Arnold Bennett
    Arnold Bennett
    British novelist 1867-1931
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    Because her instinct has told her, or because she has been reliably informed, the faded virgin knows that the supreme joys are not for her; she knows by a process of the intellect; but she can feel her deprivation no more than the young mother can feel the hardship of the virgin's lot.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
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    Behavior used to be reinforced by great deprivation; if people weren't hungry, they wouldn't work. Now we are committed to feeding people whether they work or not. Nor is money as great a reinforcer as it once was. People no longer work for punitive reasons, yet our culture offers no new satisfactions.
  • Cass Sunstein
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    Bottom 10 Percent progressives are not enthusiastic about concentrations of wealth. But that's not what keeps them up at night. Their focus is on deprivation and lack of opportunity. They're motivated by empathy for people who are suffering, rather than outrage over unjustified wealth.
  • Amy Dacyczyn
    Amy Dacyczyn
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    Frugality without creativity is deprivation.
  • Bill Buford
    Bill Buford
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    Gordon Ramsay grew up in a tourist town, Stratford-Upon-Avon, but in a part tourists don't visit - a council estate: a concrete bunker subsidized by the local government, synonymous with deprivation and blight.
  • Carrie P. Meek
    Carrie P. Meek
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    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.
  • Octavio Paz
    Octavio Paz
    Mexican Poet, Essayist 1914-
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    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.
  • May Sarton
    May Sarton
    American poet, novelist, pen name of Eleanore Marie Sarton 1912-1995
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    There is only one real deprivation... and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most.
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