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  • Brigitte Bardot
    Brigitte Bardot
    French actress, singer and dancer 1934-
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    China once again disgusts the world, portraying the image of a cruel, perverted people devoid of any feelings towards animals.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    A large section of the intelligentsia seems wholly devoid of intelligence.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    America is neither free nor brave, but a land of tight, iron-clanking little wills, everybody trying to put it over everybody else, and a land of men absolutely devoid of the real courage of trust, trust in life's sacred spontaneity. They can't trust life until they can control it.
  • Avicenna
    Avicenna
    Persian polymath
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    As to the mental essence, we find it in infants devoid of every mental form.
  • Aneurin Bevan
    Aneurin Bevan
    British Labor politician 1897-1960
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    He has the lucidity which is the by-product of a fundamentally sterile mind. He does not have to struggle... with the crowded pulsations of a fecund imagination. On the contrary he is almost devoid of imagination.
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
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    It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom.
  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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    Let us leave pretty women to men devoid of imagination.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Now, a corpse, poor thing, is an untouchable and the process of decay is, of all pieces of bad manners, the vulgarest imaginable. For a corpse is, by definition, a person absolutely devoid of savoir vivre.
  • Bryan Magee
    Bryan Magee
    British philosopher, broadcaster, politician 1930-2019
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    Superstitions and belief in magic are perennial in just the same way as religion, and something near to being universal among mankind; and why this is so may be interesting, but in most cases the beliefs themselves are devoid of interesting content, at least to me.
  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    There is nothing more tragic than to find an individual bogged down in the length of life, devoid of breadth.
  • C. P. Snow
    C. P. Snow
    English novelist 1905-1980
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    There is, of course, no complete solution. But we can do something. The chief means open to us is education There is no excuse for letting another generation be as vastly ignorant, or as devoid of understanding and sympathy, as we are ourselves.
    Source: The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution (1959)
  • Bodhidharma
    Bodhidharma
    semi-legendary Buddhist monk
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    Whoever knows that the mind is a fiction and devoid of anything real knows that his own mind neither exists nor doesn't exist.
    Source: The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma
  • Andre Breton
    Andre Breton
    French writer 1896-1966
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    The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal.
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