Why should the eyes be denied what delights them most?
Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man’s wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education.
True love cannot be found where it does not exist, nor can it be denied where it does.
In prison, those things withheld from and denied to the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all.
No one who strives with full faith and heart for the blessings of eternal life will be denied. And how great will be the joy and how much deeper the appreciation then after enduring in patience and faith now.
We are ever striving after what is forbidden, and coveting what is denied us.
For the moment and for some time great events have been denied me, forward action not come my way.
Here, in this very first paragraph of the Declaration, is the assertion of the natural right of all to the ballot; for how can ‘the consent of the governed’ be given if the right to vote be denied?
If I could go, I would tell the truth to the North American people. President Reagan personally ordered my visa to be denied.
It would be suicide in the American academy to show too early an interest beyond your doctoral specialization: charges of everything from charlatanry to ambition would be levied and tenure denied. I’ve seen this first-hand.