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Letter "L" » lacking
«For every house is incomplete without him, and a blessing is lacking in the spirit»
«All failures - neurotics, psychotics, criminals, drunkards, problem children, suicides, perverts, and prostitutes - are failures because they are lacking in social interest»
«Creative powers can just as easily turn out to be destructive. It rests solely with the moral personality whether they apply themselves to good things or to bad. And if this is lacking, no teacher can supply it or take its place.»
Author: Carl Gustav Jung
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«God...sat down for a moment when the dog was finished in order to watch it... and to know that it was good, that nothing was lacking, that it could not have been made better.»
«And the people came to the house of God, and abode there till even before God, and lifted up their voices, and wept sore; / And said, O LORD God of Israel, why is this come to pass in Israel, that there should be to day one tribe lacking in Israel? / And it came to pass on the morrow, that the people rose early, and built there an altar, and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings.»
«For what thanks can we render to God again for you, for all the joy wherewith we joy for your sakes before our God; / Night and day praying exceedingly that we might see your face, and might perfect that which is lacking in your faith? / Now God himself and our Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ, direct our way unto you.»
«And when I was present with you, and wanted, I was chargeable to no man: for that which was lacking to me the brethren which came from Macedonia supplied: and in all things I have kept myself from being burdensome unto you, and so will I keep myself.»
«Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing (James 1:2-4).»
«Everywhere one seeks to produce meaning, to make the world signify, to render it visible. We are not, however, in danger of lacking meaning; quite the contrary, we are gorged with meaning and it is killing us.»
«For just as some women are said to be handsome though without adornment, so this subtle manner of speech, though lacking in artificial graces, delights us.»
Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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