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Rules are to be initiated for the allotment of scarce raw materials etc;
and their use and processing for other than war,
or otherwise absolutely vital, goods is prohibited.
- Hjalmar Schacht

Affliction is a treasure, and scarce any man hath enough of it.
- John Donne

There are some faults so nearly allied to excellence
that we can scarce weed out the vice without eradicating the virtue.
- Oliver Goldsmith

I board with a poor Scotchman: his wife can talk scarce any English.
- David Brainerd

 

Getting our military back on stable footing won't happen overnight.
We must start this process now, since future engagements
are likely and allies are scarce.
- Ellen Tauscher

To describe my scarce leisure time in today's terms,
I always default to reading.
- Jimmy Buffett

Evidence of epistasis from hybridization studies is more scarce.
- Peter R. Grant

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There is something that is much more scarce,
something rarer than ability.
It is the ability to recognize ability.
- Robert Half

Capital isn't scarce; vision is.
- Sam Walton

Live life to the fullest, for the future is scarce.
- Nick Carter

And understand that scarce spectrum is used today for
example for cell phone operators,
they have to pay for the airwaves they use,
for their services.
- Robert McChesney

The country remains dependent on oil.
But as we are now learning, oil is becoming increasingly scarce.
- Armstrong Williams

There is something that is much more scarce,
something finer far, something rarer than ability.
It is the ability to recognize ability.
- Elbert Hubbard

We often repent of our first thoughts,
and scarce ever of our second.
- Horace Walpole

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses,
row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky,
The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below.
- John McCrae

A good book, in the language of the book-sellers,
is a salable one; in that of the curious,
a scarce one; in that of men of sense,
a useful and instructive one.
- Oswald Chambers

If you go looking for a friend, you're going to find they're very scarce.
If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere.
- Zig Ziglar

As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
- Josh Billings

Man hath still either toys or care: But hath no root,
nor to one place is tied, but ever restless and irregular,
about this earth doth run and ride.
He knows he hath a home, but scarce knows where;
He says it is so far,
that he has quite forgot how to go there.
- Henry Vaughan

When gasoline and rubber are rationed,
electric power and transport facilities are becoming increasingly scarce,
and manpower shortages are developing,
it is difficult for people to understand their increased
use for other than the most vital needs of war.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky;
which is a number of small stars,
not seen asunder, but giving light together:
so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues,
or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.
- Francis Bacon

There are certain things that are inherently scarce.
For example, there is only a certain amount of beachfront property in California.
It is going to be scarce, it is going to be expensive.
- Ralph Merkle

In the meantime, we see there are charities that spend
much of their scarce resources that should be going
directly to the children to overcome this gulf that
separates them from both the donors and the needy.
- Dana Rohrabacher

Scarce any problem will appear more hard and difficult,
than that of determining the distance of the Sun from
the Earth very near the truth:
but even this...
will without much labour be effected.
- Edmond Halley

If a commodity were in no way useful,
- in other words, if it could in no way contribute to our gratification,
- it would be destitute of exchangeable value,
however scarce it might be, or whatever quantity of
labour might be necessary to procure it.
- David Ricardo

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

One good Husband is worth two good Wives;
for the scarcer things are, the more they're valued.
- Benjamin Franklin

I'm not likely to forget where I've been and what I've done and learned.
I think it's just as important to play new instruments as to play new pieces.
The old ones are getting scarcer and the new ones more and more wonderful.
- Yo-Yo Ma

Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed
nothing else can be managed.
- Peter Drucker

Never stir up litigation.
A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this.
- Abraham Lincoln

I am in that temper that if I were under water I would
scarcely kick to come to the top.
- John Keats

Speed is scarcely the noblest virtue of graphic composition,
but it has its curious rewards.
There is a sense of getting somewhere fast,
which satisfies a native American urge.
- James Thurber

Would it be possible that I should not in any degree
succeed? I can scarcely think so.
Ah delusive hope, how much further wilt thou lead me?
- John James Audubon

What we now call school training, the pursuit of fixed
studies at stated hours under the constant guidance of a teacher,
I could scarcely be said to have enjoyed.
- Simon Newcomb

Our civilization is still in a middle stage,
scarcely beast, in that it is no longer wholly guided by instinct;
scarcely human,
in that it is not yet wholly guided by reason.
- Theodore Dreiser

On this thin, scarcely real and yet so perceptible
sensation the whole world hung as on a faintly trembling axis,
and this in turn rested on the two people in the room.
- Robert Musil

While farmers generally allow one rooster for ten hens,
ten men are scarcely sufficient to service one woman.
- Giovanni Boccaccio

Scarcely one person in a thousand is capable of tasting the happiness of others.
- Henry Fielding

A military man can scarcely pride himself on having
smitten a sleeping enemy;
it is more a matter of shame,
simply, for the one smitten.
- Isoroku Yamamoto

It is safe to make a choice of your thoughts,
scarcely ever safe to express them all.
- Isaac Barrow

The possessors of wealth can scarcely be indifferent to processes which,
nearly or remotely have been the fertile source of their possessions.
- Charles Babbage

Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful,
kindly, sunshiny old age.
- Lydia M. Child

Assuming that his talent can survive the increasing strain,
there is one scarcely avoidable danger that lies ahead
of the pupil on his road to mastery.
- Eugen Herrigel

The line between failure and success is so fine that
we scarcely know when we pass it:
so fine that we are often on the line and do not know it.
- Elbert Hubbard

Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best;
for that we must have recourse to art.
- Baltasar Gracian

I am writing a book about the Crusades so dull that I can scarcely write it.
- Hilaire Belloc

There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require,
in their vocation, scarcely less excitement than the
votaries of pleasure in theirs.
- Charles Dickens

But when I don't smoke I scarcely feel as if I'm living.
I don't feel as if I'm living unless I'm killing myself.
- Russell Hoban

Learning is the ally, not the adversary of genius...
he who reads in a proper spirit, can scarcely read too much.
- William Godwin

They had scarcely established themselves,
however, before another company of Jackson county citizens,
chiefly from around Independence, organized to drive them off.
- Cole Younger

Global warming has melted the polar ice caps,
raised the levels of the oceans and flooded the earth's great cities.
Despite its evident prosperity, New Jersey is scarcely Utopia.
- Godfried Danneels

I walk on untrodden ground.
There is scarcely any part of my conduct which may
not hereafter be drawn into precedent.
- George Washington

I learned enough Hebrew to stagger through a meaningless
ceremony that I scarcely remember.
- David Antin

Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so slightly perhaps,
but still attached to life at all four corners.
Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible.
- Virginia Woolf

Sorrows are like thunderclouds, in the distance they look black,
over our heads scarcely gray.
- Jean Paul

The critic leaves at curtain fall To find,
in starting to review it, He scarcely saw the play
at all For starting to review it.
- E. B. White

Patriotism is an ephemeral motive that scarcely ever
outlasts the particular threat to society that aroused it.
- Denis Diderot

Where the Mind is biggest, the Heart,
the Senses, Magnanimity, Charity, Tolerance,
Kindliness, and the rest of them scarcely have room to breathe.
- Virginia Woolf

I did not know what it was to be happy for a whole day at a time,
scarcely for an hour.
- Georg Brandes

We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.
- William Hazlitt

Conducting!
A subject, truly, concerning which much might be written,
yet scarcely anything of real importance is to be found in books.
- Anton Seidl

Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp,
so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it.
- Charles Dudley Warner

My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men,
for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make.
- Thomas Arnold

He was scarcely then a year old, and knew so little
of herding that he had never turned a sheep in his life;
but as soon as he discovered it was his duty to do
so I can never forget with what anxiety and eagerness
he learned his different evolutions.
- James Hogg

You often feel that your prayers scarcely reach the ceiling;
but,
oh, get into this humble spirit by considering how good the Lord is,
and how evil you all are, and then prayer will mount
on wings of faith to heaven.
- Charles Simeon

In comparing therefore the value of the same commodity,
at different periods of time, the consideration of
the comparative skill and intensity of labour,
required for that particular commodity,
needs scarcely to be attended to, as it operates equally at both periods.
- David Ricardo

Step by step a powerful and enterprising race has driven
them back from the Atlantic to the West until at last
there is scarcely a spot of ground upon which the Indians
have any certainty of maintaining a permanent abode.
- Nelson A. Miles

Rations were scarcely issued, and the men about preparing supper,
when rumors that the enemy had been encountered that
day near Gettysburg absorbed every other interest,
and very soon orders came to march forthwith to Gettysburg.
- Joshua Chamberlain

Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own;
and from morning to night,
as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession
of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.
- Charles Dickens

For, with pure water the inversion of cane sugar scarcely
proceeds and subsequently it required very thorough,
difficult studies before this effect and its order
of magnitude were established.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

The idea that information can be stored in a changing
world without an overwhelming depreciation of its value is false.
It is scarcely less false than the more plausible claim
that after a war we may take our existing weapons,
fill their barrels with information.
- Norbert Wiener


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