What is deprive?
To remove something.
Deprive a man of his dignity and you not only deprive him of his moral strength but you also make him useless?
Jose Rizal (Filipino revolutionary hero) penned an essay with the printed in La Solidaridad newspaper with the title of 'Sobre La Indolencia de los Filipinos' (The Indolence of the Filipinos). The essay has the renowned sentence of: Deprive a man, then, of his dignity, and you not only deprive him of his moral strength but you also make him useless even for those who wish to make use of him.