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"The perfect square lacks corners." - Laozi

"The great image lacks shape." - Laozi

"He who seeks intelligence lacks intelligence." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Congress constitutionally lacks general police powers." - Mike Lee

"Who lacks confidence speaks lies more readily." - Nachman of Breslov

"Faith without thankfulness lacks strength and fortitude." - John Henry Jowett

"Bad nature never lacks an instructor." - Publilius Syrus

"Success shuns the man who lacks ideas." - David J. Schwartz

"She lacks the indefinable charm of weakness." - Oscar Wilde

"He that lacks the time to mourn, lacks time to mend." - Anonymous

"Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn't mean he lacks vision." - Stevie Wonder

"Power lacks moral or principles. It only has interests." - Horacio Castellanos Moya

"What our age lacks is not reflection, but passion." - Soren Kierkegaard

"No one who likes a song lacks congeniality ..." - Dorothy Salisbury Davis

"Any game becomes boring when it lacks thrills." - SebastiAn

"Do not accept anything as love which lacks truth." - Edith Stein

"Whoever has God lacks nothing. God alone suffices." - Teresa of Avila

"A man who lacks reliability is utterly useless." - Confucius

"Fight the enemy with the weapons he lacks." - Alexander Suvorov

"There is nobody who totally lacks the courage to change." - Rollo May

"Freedom that lacks moral truth becomes its own worst enemy." - George Weigel

"One who lacks courage to start has already finished." - Anonymous

"Keith Gillespie just lacks a little bit of inconsistency." - Graeme Le Saux

"He lacks much who has no aptitude for idleness." - Louise Wilder

"When the leader lacks confidence, the followers lack commitment." - John C Maxwell

"To be perfect, one lacks only a defect." - Karl Kraus

"In the State Department, one never lacks for helpful suggestions." - Dean Acheson

"No one ever lacks a good reason for suicide." - Cesare Pavese

"There's nothing worse than a leader who lacks ambition." - Ruth Simmons

"My poverty is not complete: it lacks me." - Antonio Porchia

"There's nothing worse than a leader who lacks ambition." - Ruth J Simmons

"He who is not impressed by sound advice, lacks faith." - Abu Bakr

"If you look at 'Breaking Bad,' nothing lacks." - Michelle Monaghan

"Everyone is born equally capable but lacks equal opportunity." - Pierre Omidyar

"A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"Let's ask God to help us to self-control for one who lacks it, lacks his grace." - Rumi

"Without self-expression, life lacks spontaneity and joy. Without service to others, it lacks meaning and purpose." - Laurence Boldt

"The entire political system is contrary to everything a feminine heart stands for. It lacks inclusion. It lacks tenderness toward children. It lacks honor for relationships. It lacks reverence for the earth. It lacks love. And without those things, the feminine psyche disconnects." - Marianne Williamson

"He that lacks time to mourn, lacks time to mend: Eternity mourns that. 'Tis an ill cure For life's worst ills to have no time to feel them." - Henry Taylor

"If a person lacks self-acceptance, he can't live with himself; if he lacks self-criticism, others can't live with him." - James Pike

"The really poor man is not the one who lacks money, but the one who lacks the joy of the heart." - Chinmayananda Saraswati

"It's worrying to think more than half the world's population lacks internet access and therefore lacks an equal opportunity to improve their lives." - Richard Branson

"All mothers think their children are oaks, but the world never lacks for cabbages." - Robertson Davies

"There's a reason prophets perform miracles; language lacks the power to describe faith." - Mohsin Hamid

"If an urn lacks the characteristics of an urn, how can we call it an urn?" - Confucius

"That conversion which is all joy and lacks sorrow for sin, is very questionable." - Charles Spurgeon

"There is no one religion, no one truth and no myth lacks meaning" - Cassandra Clare

"The impossible often has a kind of integrity to it which the merely improbable lacks." - Douglas Adams

"The power of music that poetry lacks is the ability to persuade without argument." - William Matthews

"A good traveler leaves no tracks. Good speech lacks fault-finding." - Laozi

"No one is truly poor but except the one who lacks the truth." - Ephrem the Syrian

"Part of the problem is that he lacks confidence. He is nervous" - Charles Clarke

"Nature abhors a vacuum. When a head lacks brains, nature fills it with conceit." - Anonymous

"All the drawing lacks is the final touch: To add eyes to the dragon" - Diane Duane

"Condoleezza Rice is a very cruel, offended woman who lacks men's attention," - Vladimir Zhirinovsky

"A harem lacks variety compared to a woman with whom you are deeply in love." - Camillo Berneri

"What is the voice of song when the world lacks the ear of taste?" - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Legalism lacks the supreme sense of worship. It obeys but it does not adore." - Geerhardus Vos

"When a society lacks God, even prosperity is joined by a terrible spiritual poverty." - Pope Francis

"I am burning. If anyone lacks tinder, let him set his rubbish ablaze with my fire." - Rumi

"He has existed only, not lived, who lacks wisdom in old age." - Publilius Syrus

"A man's own vanity is a swindler that never lacks for a dupe." - Honore De Balzac

"A subject that is beautiful in itself gives no suggestion to the artist. It lacks imperfection." - Oscar Wilde

"A man who will not get scared on some occasions, lacks good sense." - E W Howe

"Any kind of love that lacks the iron of the Cross in it, is anemic love." - Ann Voskamp

"Dream no small dream; it lacks magic. Dream large. Then make the dream real." - Donald Wills Douglas, Sr.

"Americans should tremble before suggesting that any fellow citizen lacks patriotism." - Barack Obama

"Puerto Rico lacks resources, but that's not the fault of the U.S." - Francisco Rodriguez

"Never get so attached to a poem that you forget truth that lacks lyricism." - Joanna Newsom

"Let me not live, after my flame lacks oil, to be the snuff of younger spirits." - William Shakespeare

"Is't death to fall for Freedom's right? He's dead alone who lacks her light!" - Thomas Campbell

"A subject that is beautiful in itself gives no suggestion to the artist. It lacks imperfection." - Oscar Wilde

"What is the voice of song, when the world lacks the ear of taste?" - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"The unfortunate who has to travel for amusement lacks capacity for amusement." - Henry S Haskins

"The whiter the bread, the quicker you're dead because white bread lacks vitamin E and lecithin." - Kent Hovind

"The good, of course, is always beautiful, and the beautiful never lacks proportion." - Plato

"The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks." - Douglas Adams

"She is very clever, too clever for a woman. She lacks the indefinable charm of weakness." - Oscar Wilde

"Reason without learning is like the untilled soil, or like the human body that lacks nourishment." - Khalil Gibran

"The safety-obsessed church lacks the inner dynamic to foster profound missional impact in our time." - Alan Hirsch

"The whiter the bread, the quicker you're dead" because white bread lacks vitamin E and lecithin." - Kent Hovind

"Anyone who can only think of one way to spell a word obviously lacks imagination." - Mark Twain

"The sad thing about artificial intelligence is that it lacks artifice and therefore intelligence." - Jean Baudrillard

"Dream no small dream; it lacks magic. Dream large. Then make the dream real." - Donald Wills Douglas

"He who speaks evil only differs from his who does evil in that he lacks opportunity." - Quintilian

"America's foreign policy lacks the backbone to do the right thing in Afghanistan - which is leave." - Henry Rollins

"No one is more insufferable than he who lacks basic courtesy." - Bryant H Mcgill

"Creativity is rich with unexpected possibility. Know-how is mere fragmented mechanics which lacks tradition." - John O'Donohue

"When defending itself against another country, a nation never lacks men, but too often, soldiers." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"You do not see the river of mourning because it lacks one tear of your own." - Antonio Porchia

"What Bollywood lacks is scripts. A lot of the films are copies of western films." - Om Puri

"If the staff lacks policy guidance against which to test decisions, their decisions will be random." - Donald Rumsfeld

"The specific is not exclusive: it lacks the aspiration to totality." - Theodor Adorno

"Pop is actually my least favorite kind of music, because it lacks real depth." - Christina Aguilera

"One should never forbid what one lacks the power to prevent." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length." - Robert Frost

"I think Obama is handling his image very well, but I think he lacks boldness." - Helen Thomas

"I agree with you about the music of today. It lacks style and emotion." - Vinnie Vincent

"Whoever lacks the initiative to read books stifles his own selfhood," - Carl F. H. Henry

"When anyone lacks self-awareness and doesn't recognize their transparencies, it's always funny." - Merrill Markoe

"Software projects fail for one of two general reasons: the project team lacks the knowledge to conduct a software project successfully, or the project team lacks the resolve to conduct a project effectively." - Steve Mcconnell

"Political system is contrary to everything a feminine heart stands for. It lacks tenderness. It lacks poetry. It doesn't nurture. It doesn't love. And without those things, a woman's soul is bereft." - Marianne Williamson

"When a man lacks mental balance in pneumonia he is said to be delirious. When he lacks mental balance without the pneumonia, he is pronounced insane by all smart doctors." - Martin H Fischer

"He gossips habitually; he lacks the common wisdom to keep still that deadly enemy of man, his own tongue." - Mark Twain

"Killing with the point lacks artistry, but don't let that hold your hand when the opening presents itself." - Frank Herbert

"A person who lacks the verdancy of justice is dry, totally without tender goodness, totally without illuminating virtue." - Hildegard of Bingen

"When a woman is undisguisedly bad, then indeed she is good. [Comparatively speaking, as she at least lacks deception.]" - Publilius Syrus

"Science has the cold facts, but lacks religion's social organization and ability to inspire that moves people to act." - Ann Druyan

"Wear this for me, - one out of suits with fortune, That could give more, but that her hand lacks means." - William Shakespeare

"Science is not infallible, but it has something religion lacks: a process of testing claims against real-world observations." - PZ Myers

"The quickest way to create a boy or man who lacks compassion is to judge and shame his feelings." - Michael Gurian

"Religious faith not only lacks evidence, its independence from evidence is its pride and joy, shouted from the rooftops." - Richard Dawkins

"This generation lacks true knowledge of how the past has trapped you with psychological lassos over Adam's apples." - Reks

"Patience attains All that it strives for. He who has God Finds he lacks nothing: God alone suffices." - Teresa of Avila

"What can be said, lacks reality. Only what fails to make its way into words exists and counts." - Emile M Cioran

"Her only fault is that she lacks sense enough to avoid falling in love with such a fool as I!" - Seth Grahame-Smith

"Europe lacks leadership and a sense of mission and too many people don't feel a part of it..." - Peter Mandelson

"If you're religious or not, the world and society lacks as much of community spirit as it had." - Luke Pritchard

"Burmese political culture lacks an understanding of negotiated compromise. We have to build up that kind of culture." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"You hear that liberalism lacks an idea of the common good, but I think that's a mistake." - John Rawls

"You see that in his foreign policy [Barack] Obama lacks a backbone - both a constitutional backbone and a personal backbone." - Nat Hentoff

"[Of the Auschwitz concentration camp:] Our language lacks words to express this offence, the demolition of a man." - Primo Levi

"A mind not set on God is given to wandering and lacks the quality of a temple of worship." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Our society lacks a feedback loop for controlling technology: a way to gauge intended effects from actual effects later on" - Kevin Kelly

"We are tied down to a language which makes up in obscurity what it lacks in style." - Tom Stoppard

"There can be no liberty for a community which lacks the means by which to detect lies." - Walter Lippmann

"Another person's life, observed from the outside, always has a shape and definition that one's own life lacks." - Pat Barker

"Life is very nice, but it lacks form. It's the aim of art to give it some." - Jean Anouilh

"Capacity never lacks opportunity. It cannot remain undiscovered because it is sought by too many anxious to use it." - Jacqueline Cochran

"I think there's a general misconception that anything written quickly lacks quality, and I don't believe that." - Michael Connelly

"When the world lacks muscular and wise American leadership, it devolves into total chaos, which, in turn, produces unspeakable evils." - Monica Crowley

"The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech." - George Bernard Shaw

"Not even girls want to be girls so long as our feminine archetype lacks force, strength, and power." - William Moulton Marston

"Smile, for everyone lacks self-confidence and more than any other one thing a smile reassures them." - Andre Maurois

"The secrecy that shrouded the vote counting by the special election committee cast doubts on the results and lacks transparency." - Hosni Mubarak

"The reason why the world lacks unity, and lies broken and in heaps, is, because man is disunited with himself." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It looks to me like any man that wants to be President in times like these lacks something." - Will Rogers

"A corporation has all the powers and privileges of an individual: all it lacks is a conscience." - Evan Esar

"It's like a paradox. For one side, being popularized rap got better and the other side of it got worse. It's very pop and it's very different now. When you make it as pop and as soft as it is, it lacks its integrity. It lacks its accountability. It lacks a lot of other things that came from that dangerous time in hip hop." - Ice T

"Irony is a disciplinarian feared only by those who do not know it, but cherished by those who do. He who does not understand irony and has no ear for its whispering lacks of what might called the absolute beginning of the personal life. He lacks what at moments is indispensable for the personal life, lacks both the regeneration and rejuvenation, the cleaning baptism of irony that redeems the soul from having its life in finitude though living boldly and energetically in finitude." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Novell has the necessary resources to be a much more profitable enterprise but it currently lacks the vision, strategy and execution to produce respectable returns." - Maynard James Keenan

"Any violence which does not spring from a spiritual base, will be wavering and uncertain. It lacks the stability which can only rest in a fanatical outlook." - Adolf Hitler

"Without love of the land, conservation lacks meaning or purpose, for only in a deep and inherent feeling for the land can there be dedication in preserving it." - Sigurd F. Olson

"... unless the actor is able to discourse most eloquently without opening his lips, he lacks the prime essential of a finished artist." - Julia Marlowe

"If a man wishes to become a hero, then the serpent must first become a dragon: otherwise he lacks his proper enemy." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Everyone is aware that most of the built environment today lacks a natural order, an order which presents itself very strongly in places that were built centuries ago" - Christopher Alexander

"Is not the space between Heaven and Earth like a bellows? It is empty, but lacks nothing. The more it moves, the more comes out of it." - Laozi

"He who holds on to the Way seeks no excess. Since he lacks excess, he can grow old in no need to be renewed." - Laozi

"Has it ever occurred to you,' he said, 'that the whole history of English poetry has been de-termined by the fact that the English language lacks rhymes?" - George Orwell

"I live in my own place - have never copied anyone even half, and at any master who lacks the grace - to laugh at himself - I laugh." - Friedrich Nietzsche