Quotation Explorer - 'Sufficient'

A person who can acquire no property, can have no other interest but to eat as much, and to labour as little as possible. Whatever work he does beyond what is sufficient to purchase his own maintenance can be squeezed out of him by violence only, and not by any interest of his own. - Adam Smith
The grace for each day is sufficient to accomplish a daily task. - Lailah Gifty Akita
But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. - Anonymous
Nothing ever happens to me, " she reflected..... An older person at such an hour and in such a place might think that sufficient was happening to him, and rest content. Lucy desired more. - E.M. Forster
You have to love yourselfbecause no amount of lovefrom others is sufficient tofill the yearning that your soulrequires from you. - Dodinsky
The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with the joy of living are goodness, beauty, and truth. To make a goal of comfort or happiness has never appealed to me; a system of ethics built on this basis would be sufficient only for a herd of cattle. - Albert Einstein
My meaning in saying he is a good man, is to have you understand me that he is sufficient. - William Shakespeare
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises. - Samuel Butler
Peace may be hard to achieve, but is possible with small yet essential steps that are guided by courage and sufficient commitment. - Widad Akreyi
History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them. - B.R. Ambedkar
Never accept the situation where you have the light but sufficient only for yourself! You must have an abundant light so that you may give to others! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If one has no vanity in this life of ours, there is no sufficient reason for living. - Leo Tolstoy
The simple fact is that neither an efficiently successful HOW nor a compelling persuasive WHY is sufficient on its own..without the other to bring about impactful sustainable improvement. - Robert M. Olsen
A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government - Spurious quote attributed to George Washington but never said by him .
If we believe the Canon is closed and Scripture is sufficient, then we believe God is not speaking new words apart from Scripture. - Dan Phillips
Beautiful Oneyou'll graspone dayjust how sufficientand goodyou are as you are. Title: SUFFICIENT, - Tara Estacaan
If a single man achieves the highest kind of love, it will be sufficient to neutralize the hate of millions. - Mahatma Gandhi
I should never make anything of a fisherman. I had not got sufficient imagination - Jerome K. Jerome
If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words. - Fran Lebowitz
Take therefore no thought for the morrow; for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. - Bible
Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence, and to suspend our judgement when we have not. - John Lubbock
In the year 2006, a person can have sufficient intellectual and material resources to build a nuclear bomb and still believe that he will get seventy-two virgins in Paradise. - Sam Harris
There are a thousand thousand reasons to live this life, everyone of them sufficient - Marilynne Robinson
I was a little cross.I ask pardon. If I do get up a little temper I have no sufficient time to keep it up. - Abraham Lincoln
When it comes to politics, "the facts far exceed our curiosity.""...A few executives here and there read them. The rest of us ignore them for the good and sufficient reason that we have other things to do.... - Walter Lippmann
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not a sufficient warrant. - John Stuart Mill
Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not nor would it be possessed; For love is sufficient unto love. - Kahlil Gibran
All of us have sufficient fortitude to bear the misfortunes of others. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I find relief from the questions only when I concede that I am not obliged to know everything. I remind myself it is sufficient to know what I know, and that what I know, may not always be true. - Maya Angelou
...the presence of each other and a lusty love of being, of living and knowing there was tomorrow and God knows how many more tomorrows and each a life and sufficient in itself... - Josephine Johnson
When a man's knowledge is sufficient to attain, and his virtue is not sufficient to enable him to hold, whatever he may have gained, he will lose again. - Confucius
A federation of all humanity, together with a sufficient measure of social justice, to ensure health, education, and a rough equality of opportunity to most of the children born into the world, would mean such a release and increase of human energy as to open a new phase in human history. - H.G. Wells
There are a thousand reasons to live this life, every one of them sufficient. - Marilynne Robinson
It might behoove us to realize that isolation is the absence of all the senseless clutter, and all the incessant racket that would keep God from having ample room to show up and sufficient silence to be heard. Therefore, isolation may actually be the place where we are least isolated. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Grace is never wanting. God always gives sufficient grace to whoever is willing to receive it. - Francis de Sales
When mores are sufficient, laws are unnecessary; when mores are insufficient, laws are unenforceable. - Émile Durkheim
Never write it in C if you can do it in `awk'; Never do it in `awk' if `sed' can handle it; Never use `sed' when `tr' can do the job; Never invoke `tr' when `cat' is sufficient; Avoid using `cat' whenever possible
Allocate your resources wisely for all men have been endowed with abilities that are more than sufficient to accomplish even the greatest of their dreams. - Stella Payton
A private organisation may not have sufficient apple or other essential ingredients in its monthly stock, but its top brass will only talk about individual’s performance pie i.e. achievement vs target of apple-pie sales in the meeting. - Anuj Somany
We are the light that needs no lifting, as long as our flames burn we are interwoven. A whisper within the heart is sufficient, to perpetuate the wave that we began together, beyond the fabric of the time we yet rest upon - Tom Althouse
Criminal: a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation. - Howard Scott
If from morning to night we just took care of one thing after another, thoroughly and completely and without accompanying thoughts, such as I’m a good person for doing this or Isn’t it wonderful, that I can take care of everything?, then that would be sufficient. - Charlotte Joko Beck
Eat a third and drink a third and leave the remaining third of your stomach empty. Then, when you get angry, there will be sufficient room for your rage. - Babylonian Talmud
The slightest sorrow for sin is sufficient if it produce amendment, and the greatest insufficient if it do not.
My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. - 2 Corinthians 12:9
That’s what fiction is for. It’s for getting at the truth when the truth isn’t sufficient for the truth. - Tim O’Brien
God owns the truth. The issue is our ability to derive truth apart from God's sufficient Word. - James MacDonald
We talk about how he and Leanne are doing knowing full well there is no sufficient answer.p 294 - Michael Perry
Despite what you think you know, sometimes your plans may be interrupted. Because you were designed for a purpose. You are on a mission to achieve greatness. No matter what obstacles lie in your path, you will reach your destination. Remember God's grace is sufficient. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
Adding your own piece of knowledge to the vast knowledge of the humanrace could be a sufficient reason for having existed. - Eraldo Banovac
Let nothing disturb you, nothing frighten you, all things are passing, God is unchanging. Patience gains all; nothing is lacking to those who have God: God alone is sufficient. - Teresa of Ávila
We rely on faith only in the context of claims for which there is no sufficient sensory or logical evidence. - Sam Harris
Tyranny is the exercise of some power over a man, which is not warranted by law, or necessary for the public safety. A people can never be deprived of their liberties, while they retain in their own hands, a power sufficient to any other power in the state. - Noah Webster
Their silence is sufficient praise. - Terence
For an occurrence to become an adventure, it is necessary and sufficient for one to recount it. - Jean-Paul Sartre
The absence of the will to live is, alas, not sufficient to make one want to die. - Michel Houellebecq
When through fiery trials thy pathways shall lie,My grace, all sufficient, shall be thy supply;The flame shall not hurt thee; I only designThy dross to consume, and thy gold to refine. - John Rippon
That's what fiction is for. It's for getting at the truth when the truth isn't sufficient for the truth. - Tim O'Brien
A very small degree of hope is sufficient to cause the birth of love - Stendhal
A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation. - Howard Scott
A respectable appearance is sufficient to make people more interested in your soul - Karl Lagerfeld
In order to disprove the assertion that all crows are black, one white crow is sufficient. - William James
If a sufficient number of people who wanted to stop war really did gather together, they would first of all begin by making war upon those who disagreed with them. And it is still more certain that they would make war on people who also want to stop wars but in another way.
We take care of our health, we lay up money, we make our roof tight and our clothing sufficient, but who provides wisely that he shall not be wanting the best property of all -- friends? - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The same state of the passions which fits the multitude, who have not sufficient stock of reason and knowledge to guide them, for opposition to tyranny and oppression, very naturally leads them to a contempt and disregard of all authority. - Alexander Hamilton
...if we gained only one incontestable truth every ten years from each of our philosophical writers the harvest we reaped would be sufficient. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
There are sufficient resources in the world for the needs of everybody, but not enough for the greed of even a significant minority. - Millard Fuller
If conquest constitutes a natural right on the part of the few, the many have only to gather sufficient strength in order to acquire the natural right of reconquering what has been taken from them - Karl Marx
Random chance is not sufficient to explain random chance. ~Jubal Harshaw - Robert A. Heinlein
Once you've accumulated sufficient knowledge to get by, you're too old to remember it. - Unknown
He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god. - Aristotle
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant. - John Stuart Mill
Let us here observe, that a religion that does not require the sacrifice of all things, never has power sufficient to produce the faith necessary unto life and salvation. - Joseph Smith Jr.
If a father does not altogether embrace a life of uncompromised sacrifice as the core of all principles by which he nurtures his children, he is a father by birth only and no power on earth can ever or will ever make that sufficient. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A faith so weak that it is not sufficient unto itself but requires that others tiptoe around it for fear of hurting it, knows deep down that it is a lie. - Joe Blow
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore. - Vincent Van Gogh
Some compilers allow a check during execution that subscripts do not exceed array dimensions. This is a help, but not sufficient. First, many programmers do not use such compilers because "They're not efficient." (Presumably, this means that it is vital to get the wrong answers quickly.)
Thank you Father for another day, for another week, for another month and for another year. Your grace is sufficient for me. - Euginia Herlihy
One doesn’t have to operate with great malice to do great harm. The absence of empathy and understanding are sufficient. In fact, a man convinced of his virtue even in the midst of his vice is the worst kind of man. - Charles M. Blow
Just because something is good is not a sufficient reason for doing it. The number of good things we can do far exceeds the time available to accomplish them. Some things are better than good, and these are the things that should command priority attention in our lives. - Dallin H. Oaks
And if insight were sufficient, if the inner life were the whole of life, their happiness has been assured. - E.M. Forster
The grace and blessing of God is sufficient to carry us through the storms of life. With persistence and determination, victory awaits us at end of the journey. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Literature is not exhaustible, for the sufficient and simple reason that a single book is not. - Jorge Luis Borges
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