Quotation Explorer - 'Scarce'

Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry, all things easy. He that rises late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night, while laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him. - Benjamin Franklin
At the beginning of a great national change, the patriot is a scarce man: scorned, ridiculed and forgotten. When his cause succeeds, however, all men will join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot. - Mark Twain
Those that she makes fair she scarce makes honest; and those that she makes honest she makes very ill-favouredly. - William Shakespeare
You mortal! You time-poor! Don’t waste your scarce time to be patient! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself. - William Blake
In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot. - Mark Twain
I accept the fact that there is always a way out in every situation we find ourselves but, until we begin to ponder, panacea will be very scarce - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand. - Josh Billings
What would men be without women? Scarce, sir...mighty scarce. - Mark Twain
Acquaintances are always abundant; friends are always scarce! - Mehmet Murat ildan
There are three ways YOU can GET OUT of abject poverty. The first is inheritance which is always volatile and very scarce. The second is Education which very sustainable. The third and the most EFFECTIVE way is DEATH (or to Die ). But I recommend YOU to Choose Education - Oppong Amankwaa
Money is scarce; spend if you have to, not because you want to. - Vinita Kinra
Love is free, but priceless.Wisdom is precious, but costless.Faith is gentle, but fearless.Joy is scarce, but limitless.Truth is simple, but matchless. - Matshona Dhliwayo
There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability. - Robert Half
It [economics] is the study of how people, companies, and societies allocate scarce resources. Which happens to be the same puzzle you and your spouse are perpetually trying to solve: how to spend your limited time, energy, money and libido in ways that keep you smiling and your marriage thriving. - Paula Szuchman ; Jenny Anderson
What is prudence in the conduct of every private family can scarce be folly in that of a great kingdom. - Adam Smith
The only factor becoming scarce in a world of abundance is human attention. - Kevin Kelly
Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all easy; and he that riseth late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night; while laziness travels so slowly, that poverty soon overtakes him. - Benjamin Franklin
Water is becoming a very scarce resource on a daily basis. Therefore, we need to teach communities to preserve it since we can't afford to live without water. - Gugu Mona
What is in great demand, but scarce, is expensive, but even when wisdom is not in demand it is priceless. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If you go out looking for friends, you're going to find they are very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere. - Zig Ziglar
Kindred spirits are not so scarce as I used to think. It's splendid to find out there are so many of them in the world. - L. M. Montgomery
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