Top 151 Denied Quotes

We have collected the best Denied Quotes by famous authors including Antony Beevor, Robbie Savage, Richard Eyre, Jay Inslee, M. S. Swaminathan and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.

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Some novelists want to give people in history a voice because they have been denied it in the past.

Antony Beevor
Lockdowns have denied hundreds of thousands of kids access to football and, with no organised physical activity as an escape, some are becoming addicted to X-Boxes and Playstations.

Robbie Savage
If the arts are held up solely as a means of social insight, fantasy is denied the chance to be commonplace and reality the chance to be exotic.

Richard Eyre
Unfortunately, bureaucratic problems at the federal level are causing many other small Washington companies to be denied federal funding that would help transfer their ideas from their laboratories into our homes and hospitals.

Jay Inslee
In spite of the dominant role played by women in both farming, they are denied credit as they lack land titles. Only a small percentage of Kisan Credit Cards goes to them.

M. S. Swaminathan
It’s a tough pill to swallow being denied something because of my gender. That’s not something I can go home and work on and fix.

Stephanie Labbe
As I predicted, young people who overwhelmingly didn’t want Brexit have turned out in their droves and exacted revenge on a generation of Leavers who they believe stole their future while enjoying generous pensions as they denied them the first rung on the property ladder.

Anna Soubry
I got quite bored, serving in the bar. Since I was there, the customers wouldn’t talk about women, and with half their subject matter denied them, it was: horses, silence; horses, silence.

Bernadette Devlin
I denied my comic thing there for awhile. I always made people laugh, but my family said that’s not the real world, I had to put on a suit and tie and be serious.

John Pinette
France has been struck on the day of her national holiday – the 14th of July, Bastille Day – the symbol of liberty, because human rights are denied by fanatics, and France is clearly their target.

Francois Hollande
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?

Susan B. Anthony
Secretary Clinton should be denied access to classified information. Congress must also hold the State Department accountable for fixing the culture of lax handling of classified information.

Mike Pompeo
These charges that have been made against me, that Prof. Prescott has made, has charged against me, that I denied the atonement in conversation with him, are absolutely false.

John Harvey Kellogg
For a long time I thought I could deal with my anger and hostility on my own. But I couldn’t. I denied that it had affected me, and yet I was so frantic on the inside with other people: I needed to be constantly reassured.

Kelly McGillis
Never believe anything until it has been officially denied.

Claud Cockburn
I always listen to music, my passion and vice is music, I will be denied access to heaven because of the number of CDs I own, and I have gluttony for all types and colours of music.

Anthony Minghella
Obviously, no LGBT person should be denied the ability to be who they are because their boss disagrees.

Gloria Steinem
The Hebrew Bible has long been the world’s possession, and those who come to it by any means, through whatever language, are equals in ownership, and may not be denied the intimacy of their spiritual claim.

Cynthia Ozick
Inside every adult male is a denied little boy.

Nancy Friday
One can construct a strong legal and ethical argument for minimizing the fees that are paid to world sanctioning organizations in conjunction with championship bouts. It’s not uncommon for skilled fighters to be denied championship opportunities while less-talented but better-connected boxers fight for belts.

Thomas Hauser
Information is not knowledge, and knowledge is not wisdom. Reading – even browsing – an old book can yield sustenance denied by a database search. Patience is a virtue, gluttony a sin.

James Gleick
We have a plan that creates universal access programs at the state level which allows folks to access insurance if they’re denied by their insurer.

Eric Cantor
The true minister is in his pulpit not because he has chosen that profession as an easy means of livelihood, but because he could not help it, because he has obeyed an imperious summons that will not be denied.

Peter Marshall
You need to have that killer instinct. It can’t be taught. Where does it come from? A couple slaps. A couple things you had denied to you.

Riddick Bowe
We’re being critiqued every day, whether you hear them critiquing you, or it’s behind your back, whether it’s the client, casting, friends, agents – you’re constantly being judged, and you’re constantly being denied!

Devon Windsor
My purpose will not be denied.

Teddy Bridgewater
Nan Kempner wore one of the first Saint Laurent trouser suits to one of those fancy Madison Avenue restaurants and was denied access. She famously took off her pants and walked in wearing only the jacket. And it was that kind of revolution that was echoed in fashion and in life.

Suzy Menkes
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.

Henry B. Eyring
When I first found out I had diabetes I denied it.

Nell Carter
After my grandfather’s plane took enemy fire, he was denied permission to land at the first available airstrip. In that classic British bureaucratic way, they said he had to go back to your own airbase in the Midlands. They crashed between the coast and the airfield.

Tom Hooper
Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the world’s most civilized and developed nations, we have been denied permission by friendly governments, for reasons of security, to land anywhere, but in the tiny, and still neutral, Republic of Djibouti.

Thor Heyerdahl
The ability to share the gospel isn’t a ‘gift’ that has been given to only a few Latter-day Saints and denied to the rest.

Clayton M. Christensen
In general, the hedge funds were clobbered by the 1969 bear market, ending up in many cases with records that were worse than those put together by aggressive mutual funds denied the luxury of short sales.

Carol Loomis
If I could go, I would tell the truth to the North American people. President Reagan personally ordered my visa to be denied.

Tomas Borge
The Cold War did end in the victory of one side and in the defeat of the other. This reality cannot be denied, despite the understandable sensitivities that such a conclusion provokes among the tenderhearted in the West and some of the former leaders of the defeated side.

Zbigniew Brzezinski
I really hate racism because I saw people denied possibilities.

Joe R. Lansdale
I remember being denied a protein bar that I went in to buy. I was so hungry, and it was before an audition, and I ran in and tried to buy this protein bar. And I checked my bank account, and it was negative 17 cents… And I remember getting on the phone with my mom and laughing that I have negative 17 cents.

Briga Heelan
The extremely wealthy have disproportionate influence on policies that impact us all. This corrupts our politics and leads to poorer people being denied the economic opportunity to flourish in life.

Winnie Byanyima
In these days, it is doubtful that any child may reasonably be expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education.

Earl Warren
Facebook knew in December 2015 that data had been harvested on Cambridge Analytica’s behalf. It denied this until I came forward and produced the contract that SCL Elections, CA’s parent company, signed with GSR, Dr. Aleksandr Kogan’s company, for the work.

Christopher Wylie
When Europeans came upon real ruined cities they refused to believe that they had been built by Africans. Here the past has been distorted and denied.

Henry Louis Gates
Those things that nature denied to human sight, she revealed to the eyes of the soul.

We have all had the experience of finding that our reactions and perhaps even our deeds have denied beliefs we thought were ours.

James Baldwin
For far too long, the people of Northern Ireland have been denied an equal voice and equal representation in government. It is time for the Assembly and Executive to be up and running and the people’s business to be addressed.

James T. Walsh
Pluralism is denied logically; inclusivism is denied scripturally, and that leaves us with exclusivism… you have to know that Jesus died and believe in it in order to be saved.

Norman Geisler
Workers have kept faith in American institutions. Most of the conflicts, which have occurred have been when labor’s right to live has been challenged and denied.

John L. Lewis
And that had a powerful appeal, particularly to those who had been denied the choice to stay on at school, to go to university, to be something else, other than going down the pit.

Barbara Castle
Where laws recognize rights to collective bargaining, the truth is that employee rights to negotiate with employers are denied in many countries.

Sharan Burrow
The orbit of human vision has widened and art has annexed fresh territories that were formerly denied to it.

Max Bill
If we had failed to pursue the facts as far as they led, we would have denied the public any knowledge of an unprecedented scheme of political surveillance and sabotage.

Katharine Graham
My dad pushed me really hard as a kid because he understood that I could be great. He saw the drive that I possessed, and the talent, and he didn’t want to see it go to waste. So he pushed me. When he passed away, I had to push myself. And I wasn’t going to be denied.

Caris LeVert
No group of our citizens can be denied the right to participate in the opportunities of first-class citizenship.

Terry Sanford
I have a daughter from a relationship I had in my late teens or early 20s. Because I felt it wasn’t the kind of pukka behaviour my family or relatives would admit to, I denied it for many years.

Steven Berkoff
Directly after Rock Hudson’s death came the fears that gay writers and actors and directors would be denied jobs; who knew if they would live long enough to finish a feature film or television series? And would the unions force directors to give blood tests and ban actors who tested positive?

Michael Shnayerson
No human heart is denied empathy. No religion can demolish that by indoctrination. No culture, no nation and nationalism – nothing can touch it because it is empathy.

Dayananda Saraswati
Part of me is drawn to the nature of sadness because I think life is sad, and sadness is not something that should be avoided or denied. It’s a fact of life, like contradictions are.

Robert Redford
No woman anywhere should be denied access to quality healthcare because of race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status.

Philomena Kwao
Satan cannot win. Why not? Because he has denied God’s sovereignty and disobeyed God’s law. But Moses was told explicitly, God’s blessings come only from obedience. Satan will not win because he has abandoned God’s tool of dominion, biblical law.

Gary North
No one should be denied the opportunity to choose his or her spouse. It is a basic human right and deeply personal decision.

Jared Polis
It is downright mockery to talk to women of their enjoyment of the blessings of liberty while they are denied the use of the only means of securing them provided by this democratic-republican government: the ballot.

Susan B. Anthony
Plays are painful. But the very act of writing is a basic freedom denied some women. Some would call it a privilege. So what’s a little pain?

Abi Morgan
Not one child should be denied food nor water. Not one child should suffer.

Rita Marley
There is no greater emotion than love and it should not be denied.

Dutee Chand
Love is – OK, it’s 20 things, but it isn’t 19. And I think that love reaches for something which is very, very deep in us and is very easily obscured, and is also very easily denied, which is the instinct towards the other person, other than toward the self.

Tom Stoppard
I have the Pleasure to assure you Congress pay particular Attention to the Defence of New Jersey, and hitherto have denied us nothing which we have Asked for that Purpose.

Abraham Clark
I am not unaware of the saying that more tears have been shed over wishes granted than wishes denied.

Aung San Suu Kyi
It’s a strange failure of the literary world that Updike never quite received his due. Despite winning two Pulitzers and two National Book Awards and countless other awards and honours, he was denied the Nobel.

Justin Cartwright
I descend from both Philadelphia Quakers and Carolina colonists whose families were separated by the Revolutionary War. That helped give me insight into the agony of Patriots who, until the British government denied their claims, had always, like Ben Franklin himself, thought of themselves as free-born Englishmen.

Edward Rutherfurd
In prison, those things withheld from and denied to the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all.

Eldridge Cleaver
We are ever striving after what is forbidden, and coveting what is denied us.

My own relationship to food was healthy. I was lean and athletic with a high metabolism. I could eat half a pizza with a side of breadsticks and wash it down with soda. I never dieted or denied myself food.

Carrie Brownstein
Annie Lee Moss was a black woman who worked for the Army as a code clerk in the Pentagon. She was identified by an undercover agent of the FBI as a member of the Communist Party. Moss denied it, the Democrats sprang to her defense, and she has been treated ever since as an innocent victim of McCarthy.

M. Stanton Evans
For more than four decades, the Libyan people have been ruled by a tyrant – Moammar Gaddafi. He has denied his people freedom, exploited their wealth, murdered opponents at home and abroad, and terrorized innocent people around the world – including Americans who were killed by Libyan agents.

Barack Obama
While our country has made great strides in breaking down the barriers which for so long denied equal opportunity to all Americans, we are not yet the beautiful symphony of brotherhood of Dr. King’s dream.

Adam Schiff
When minimum living wages, bargaining for fair wages, pensions, and job security are denied in too many countries, it is not rocket science to understand the drivers of inequality.

Sharan Burrow
I never, by any regard, ever denied any part of my family roots.

Carlene Carter
I really couldn’t come out until after I got my citizenship, because it was a disclaim – back then, it could have been a disqualifier. I could have been denied my U.S. citizenship because I was gay. So I didn’t – I stayed quiet.

Martina Navratilova
Never denied climate change. It has always changed and always will.

Ron Johnson
The U.S. government does not recognize the existence of political prisoners in our country. The identity of political prisoners is concealed and, consequently, their right to justice is denied.

Susan Rosenberg
We have seen voters denied their rights in recent elections as they have been incorrectly purged from lists, their absentee votes not counted, and voting machine integrity and security not assured.

Marcy Kaptur
True love cannot be found where it does not exist, nor can it be denied where it does.

Torquato Tasso
Since Castro took power, the Cuban people have been denied basic human freedoms. No freedom of religion, no freedom of the press, no political freedom. And the regime uses brutality and violence to suppress these freedoms and impose its will.

Mitt Romney
In small towns, bored teenagers turn their eyes longingly to the exciting doings in the big cities, pining for urban amenities like hipster bars and farmers’ markets and indie-rock festivals. Like everyone else, they want the vibrant and they will not be denied.

Thomas Frank
What Bill Clinton did to us was cruel. The White House gave my attorneys indications that there was a good chance for my clemency to be granted. I had to prepare myself for being released because there was no sign that my petition would be denied.

Leonard Peltier
No longer should women be denied the right to vote, no longer should women be treated as second class citizens, no longer should women not be allowed to be a citizen at all.

Ginny Brown-Waite
What hurts is, when I heard rumors about Sunjay’s engagement and asked him about it, he denied it. I wish he had told me himself. But I’m happy for him. He has moved on and so have I.

Nandita Mahtani
Millions of Americans are denied the privilege of driving on health grounds.

Sebastian Thrun
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.

Tony Judt
The Congress leadership always denied responsibilities to me both within the government and within the party organisation… They would always tell me my image as a Hindu leader was a constraint on my capacity as a political leader.

Satpal Maharaj
Media reporting denied privacy to anybody doing what I do for a living. It was no longer possible to work on your picture in privacy.

James L. Brooks
So that it cannot be denied, but the lowering of Interest may, and probably will keep some Money from coming abroad into Trade; whereas on the contrary, high Interest certainly brings it out.

Dudley North
Those labeled felons may be denied the right to vote, are automatically excluded from juries, and may be legally discriminated against in employment, housing, access to education, public benefits, much like their grandparents or great grandparents may have been discriminated against during the Jim Crow era.

Michelle Alexander
That I am not a member of any Christian church is true; but I have never denied the truth of the Scriptures, and I have never spoken with intentional disrespect of religion in general, or of any denomination of Christians in particular.

Abraham Lincoln
Directors are denied a great pleasure, which is that of being on stage.

Toni Servillo
Misclassification means workers are denied not just minimum wage and overtime but other social safety net protections like workers’ compensation and unemployment insurance.

Tom Perez
Success on the front of women’s rights will look like a world not only with obvious advances – where no girl is denied access to education, for instance – but also one with more subtle changes in how we regard gender and gender stereotypes.

Adora Svitak
The Jewish people asked nothing of its sons except not to be denied. The world is grateful to every great man when he brings it something; only the paternal home thanks the son who brings nothing but himself.

Theodor Herzl
The British system denied any role for human creativity, and instead argued, that if man merely followed his hedonistic desires, pursuing pleasure and avoiding pain, objective laws would naturally guide society to achieve the best allocation of wealth.

Robert Trout
J. Edgar Hoover very famously denied the existence of organized crime up until the Appalachian Meeting, I think, in 1957. It was interesting to me that he clearly had to know that there was such a thing as organized crime and organized criminals as far back as the ’20s.

Terence Winter
Animals feel pain and love and joy, just as humans. But in the industrialised meat, dairy, and egg industries, animals are denied everything that’s natural and important to them. Some of them don’t even feel the fresh air. They don’t see the light.

Sylvie Guillem
Because it flew without a pilot, the D-21 was designed to fly over territory where the U.S. was denied access and to take photographs of weapons facilities from altitudes as low as 1,500 feet. But the project was canceled on July 30, 1966, after a fatal accident at sea during the drone’s first official launch.

Annie Jacobsen
We always long for the forbidden things, and desire what is denied us.

Francois Rabelais
As I discovered, even the governor of a major state who holds pro-life views can be denied a hearing at his party’s convention without the national media protesting it.

Robert Casey
You spend your whole lifetime in your occupation, actually making life clever, easy and convenient for white people. But when you have to get transportation home, you are denied an equal accommodation. Our existence was for the white man’s comfort and well-being; we had to accept being deprived of just being human.

Rosa Parks
There was a lot of politics going on, and Ireland were denied an Olympic gold medal in 2008.

Tyson Fury
So the news that divorced fathers are to be denied a legal right to a relationship with their children, in the long overdue review of family law published this week, fills me with horror and despair.

Louis de Bernieres
We need to ensure that no one is denied employment, housing, opportunities, or benefits because of their sexual orientation.

Elizabeth Esty
I spent three seasons at Benfica looking to be in the first eleven. Sometimes I got in and sometimes I didn’t. Sometimes injuries denied me. Sometimes the strikers who were in my position, they were scoring and scoring so it was difficult to play.

Raul Jimenez
A descendant of enslaved people, George Floyd was born with generational trauma in his DNA and denied the generational wealth that belonged to his family.

Cori Bush
I cannot possibly believe that I have it made while so many black brothers and sisters are hungry, inadequately housed, insufficiently clothed, denied their dignity as they live in slums or barely exist on welfare.

Jackie Robinson
Films are a fantastic medium and the huge impact they have cannot be denied.

Suhasini Maniratnam
The Conservatives are a confusing lot. They first denied climate change was a serious issue and then suggested strengthening the nuclear industry as a solution to it. They oppose the European Union, but support joining North American Free Trade Agreement, despite its obvious failure.

Zac Goldsmith
If lenders are forced to scale back student lending because private student loans are subject to bankruptcy discharge, many students will be denied access to higher education.

Trent Franks
Within the theater lies the power to stimulate and alter the hearts and minds of both the privileged and those who have too long been denied.

Yolanda King
To find gratitude and generosity when you could reasonably find hurt and resentment will surprise you. It will be so surprising because you will see so much of the opposite: people who have much more than others yet who react with anger when one advantage is lost or with resentment when an added gift is denied.

Henry B. Eyring
I can’t eradicate poverty, but at least for the people around me, I can help make sure no child is denied a dream.

Priyanka Chopra
Life is denied by lack of attention, whether it be to cleaning windows or trying to write a masterpiece.

Nadia Boulanger
‘The Satanic Verses’ was denied the ordinary life of a novel. It became something smaller and uglier: an insult.

Salman Rushdie
During my career I’ve come back to clubs after the summer break to see one of my team-mates not really at it because he’s been denied a move to a bigger club for whatever reason, and you can see in his body language that he doesn’t want to be there and that kind of thing is massively disruptive and negative.

Adebayo Akinfenwa
Negroes could be sold – actually sold as we sell cattle, with no reference to calves or bulls or recognition of family. It was a nasty business. The white South was properly ashamed of it and continually belittled and almost denied it. But it was a stark and bitter fact.

W. E. B. Du Bois
Look at our Lords disciples. One denied Him; one doubted Him; one betrayed Him. If our Lord couldn’t have perfection, how are you going to have it in city government?

Richard J. Daley
It is important to remember the purpose of health care reform: to make sure Americans have access to quality, affordable health care – especially those individuals who were being denied by their insurance companies because they weren’t profitable customers.

Bill Foster
If there is something I am arguing, it is a critique of science. Science has consistently denied the existence of consciousness other than human. Only in the last 20 years do we have acknowledgement of animal feeling or culture or experience.

Barbara Ehrenreich
Yeah, I actually went to college. I went to Southwest Community College in Memphis; I tried to go to TSU, and they denied me.

Yo Gotti
Comics, in a sense, the style, the images – it’s almost like music. They say music is a universal language, but when the eyes behold something, a figure, somebody moving; it’s real, and it cannot be denied.

John Lewis
The new disease was named chronic traumatic encephalopathy, and the NFL fervently and repeatedly denied that such a thing had anything to do with the league or its players.

Jeanne Marie Laskas
It can hardly be denied that such a demand quite arbitrarily limits the facts which are to be admitted as possible causes of the events which occur in the real world.

Friedrich August von Hayek
Some of the most destructive forms of racism – like being denied a home loan or being passed on for a job where you are the most qualified candidate – are hard to measure in real time.

Shaun King
Every penny paid to a PFI company is money withdrawn from those waiting for an operation, money removed from the training of clinicians, and money denied for life-saving treatments.

Jeremy Corbyn
The man who is denied the opportunity of taking decisions of importance begins to regard as important the decisions he is allowed to take.

C. Northcote Parkinson
American policies toward Asians reached a nadir in 1924, with the implementation of a law that sought ‘to preserve the idea of American homogeneity’ and denied admission to the country to most non-whites. Immigration from Asia was banned completely, with the establishment of an ‘Asiatic Barred Zone.’

Karan Mahajan
All the things that you would have thought would have made me a professional A1 criminal… wrong. I decided that was too lazy and easy, and because of the way British society is, quite frankly you were denied an education, so I got one of my own.

John Lydon
LeBron – he’s LeBron. He just won’t be denied, he’s the best player in the league and also a great person.

Andre Drummond
The German people were not denied, however, the possibility of improving their lot by hard work over the years. Industrial growth and progress were not denied them.

James F. Byrnes
He was so tenacious he defied the distraction of women by refusing to have them in his presence, just as later in life he denied his blindness by calling for more and more candles.

Kit Williams
My father decided early on to get me the best education money could buy. He wanted me to have the opportunities that were denied to him.

Jay Sean
Privilege is provisional. It can be denied, withheld, offered grudgingly, and summarily withdrawn.

Margo Jefferson
It’s ludicrous that someone can be fired from their job, refused care at a hospital or denied housing because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

John Fetterman
I think it is fair to say that I was denied my on-camera happy ending.

Rachel Lindsay
We seek the right to play our part in advancing the cause of national defense and national unity. But certainly, there can be no true national unity where one-tenth of the population is denied their basic rights as American citizens.

A. Philip Randolph
If you look at the world’s top 50 drugs being sold today, they are being marketed and sold by companies that did not invent them. I respect patents. I’ll pay a royalty. But I shouldn’t be denied the right to produce drugs for poor people at reasonable prices.

Yusuf Hamied
People return home from prison and face legal discrimination in virtually all areas of social and economic and political life. They are legally discriminated against employment, barred from public housing, and denied other public benefits.

Michelle Alexander
We women of America tell you that America is not a democracy. Twenty million women are denied the right to vote.

Alice Paul
There was a terrible fear for me when I started writing, which was that if you’d been denied unbelievably tumultuous experience, you didn’t have permission to write.

Nathan Englander
All children are born pure egoists. They perceive their needs to the exclusion of all others. Only through socialization do they learn that some forms of gratification must be deferred and others denied.

Andrew Vachss
We must never forget the value of work because without it people are denied a sense of dignity and of community.

Chuka Umunna
The way the credit cards were made in the ’80s to be a people’s form of capitalism and be able to make it so that you could get a loan that you would have been denied previous, now that’s the way stocks are.

Jim Cramer
Today, the growing economic and social pressures in our country are putting millions of women, children and families at increased risk of abuse and neglect, especially when families are denied basic support services and economic opportunity.

Robert Casey
The workers who harvest our food have been systematically denied the basic rights that are granted to all other American workers. They can be fired for trying to form a union or for attempting to improve their working conditions. They are not eligible for overtime pay, disability, or even unemployment insurance.

Eric Schneiderman
Franco will bring the army from Castille. The ambassador will complain, causing a schism. Rivera’s men will be part of the force. The great man will be denied entry to the gulf.

My parents wanted me to solace them for sorrows they denied having had.

Mason Cooley