We’ve collected the best Devoid Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Sue Townsend, James Lapine, Jay Parini, Jeff Miller, Sarah Gavron. Use them as an inspiration.
I’m a hippie child of the ’60s. What drives me crazy about mass media entertainment is that it’s so often devoid of any ideas.
To Western eyes and ears, Sharia law seems devoid of respect for differences of opinion or complex moral thinking. Certainly the American idea of separation between church and state is lost in Sharia-style governance.
Just going to Bangladesh was an experience… if you go into small villages in the U.K., they’re backward and culturally devoid. But if you go into small villages in Bangladesh, they have classical music concerts.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
I don’t think tragic situations are necessarily devoid of beauty.
Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.
Stereotyped as convention-going, pocket-protector-wearing, chess-playing, infrequently-showering types, nerds are one of our society’s most ridiculed groups. And, for a university with an international reputation as a bastion of intellectualism, Harvard is startlingly devoid of them.
History is a story like any other, but black history is a story so devoid of logic that it frustrates the young reader. The young readers in my house, told of slavery and segregation, asked in disbelief, ‘What? Why?’ We – the parents of black children, the parents of all children – still need to tell that story.
Scientists are supposed to study animals in a totally objective fashion, similar to the way we inspect a rock or measure the circumference of a tree trunk. Emotions are not to interfere with the assessment. The animal-rights movement capitalizes on this perception, depicting scientists as devoid of compassion.
Aside from communications satellites, space is devoid of industry.
MPs put ourselves at the behest of the British people, certainly, but we are not infallible or devoid of sensitivity.
Very few things are totally devoid of any possibility of humor. If you are aware of that possibility and alive to the scene becoming that way, then it just happens naturally. That’s what I feel living is like, too. I find a lot of things that make me smile or make me laugh over the course of the day.
Whether it’s Shakespeare or Moliere, irony is a key component in the construction of theatre. A script would be pretty bad if it was devoid of irony.
When people are deprived of a sense, their other senses get heightened. If you’re culturally devoid of something – of weather, of artistry, of interesting architecture, all the way down the line to culture itself – you’re either forced to give in and get that car dealership, or you manufacture those things for yourself.
Just as black and white, when mixed, make grey, in many ways that’s what it did to my self-identity: it created a murky area of who I was, a haze around how people connected with me. I was grey. And who wants to be this indifferent colour, devoid of depth and stuck in the middle? I certainly didn’t.
Macroeconomic policy can never be devoid of politics: it involves fundamental trade-offs and affects different groups differently.
‘Dhokha’ is a film devoid of any political bias. It conveys to the government that when we talk about individuals who are terrorists, we have to first acknowledge that we created them.
When the film industry moves to the 21st century, there should be no doubt in anyone‘s mind that the money used in film-making is clean and devoid of any underworld connections.
Our goal of poverty eradication and of inclusive growth that embraces the disadvantaged and marginalized sections of society can be achieved when our actions are guided by a social conscience and are not devoid of sensitivity.
Let us leave pretty women to men devoid of imagination.
There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of goodness.
Collective freedom is one devoid of material bondage and one that supports the institutions necessary for democracy.