Quotation Explorer - 'Scarcely'

There is scarcely anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse, and sell a little more cheaply. The person who buys on price alone is this man's lawful prey. - John Ruskin
It is scarcely the same thing to put a man on the moon as to put a bone in your nose. - William Henry III
Made as we were in the image of God we scarcely find it strange to take again our God as our All. God was our original habitat and our hearts cannot but feel at home when they enter again that ancient and beautiful abode. - A.W. Tozer
I am in that temper that if I were under water I would scarcely kick to come to the top. - John Keats
Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste. - Charlotte Brontë
The labours of men of genius, however erroneously directed, scarcely ever fail in ultimately turning to the solid advantage of mankind. - Mary Shelley
Sometimes ideas flow from my mind in a raging river of stringed sentences; I can scarcely scribble on the page fast enough to keep up with the mental current. Sometimes, however, beavers move in and dam the whole thing up. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Much is imagination, more is truth, but which is which I scarcely can tell myself. - L. Adams Beck
Well, you’ve taken a weight off my mind.A mind, I should imagine, scarcely constructed to bear greatweights. - P.G. Wodehouse
Nearly all libertarians were once conservatives or progressives or independent statists of some stripe. But scarcely any conservatives, progressives, or independent statists were once libertarians. This asymmetry in the direction of ideological migration is interesting and perhaps informative. - Robert Higgs
We flatter those we scarcely know,We please the fleeting guest;And deal full many a thoughtless blow,To those who love us best. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Write something to suit yourself and many people will like it; write something to suit everybody and scarcely anyone will care for it. - Jesse Stuart
It is a mistake to think that the practice of my art has become easy to me. I assure you, dear friend, no one has given so much care to the study of composition as I. There is scarcely a famous master in music whose works I have not frequently and diligently studied. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
She scarcely spoke at all and might have been one of those huge dolls which, when inclined backwards, say "Ma-ma" or "Pa-pa": though impossible to imagine in any position so undignified as that required for the mechanism to produce these syllables. - Anthony Powell
But thou art with us, with us in the past,The present, with us in the times to come.There is no grief, no sorrow, no despair,No languor, no dejection, no dismay,No absence scarcely can there be, for thoseWho love as we do. Speed thee well! - William Wordsworth
There is hardly anybody good for everything, and there is scarcely anybody who is absolutely good for nothing. - Lord Chesterfield
The history of human opinion is scarcely anything more than the history of human errors. - Voltaire
As a man without forethought scarcely deserves the name of a man, so forethought without reflection is but a metaphorical phrase for the instinct of a beast.- (1772-1834) - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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