Quotes containing word "scarce"

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Sell also: barely, hardly, just, scarcely

Definitions and meanings of word "scarce"

• Adj: not enough; hard to find; example: "meat was scarce during the war"

• Adj: deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; example: "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought"

• Adv: by a small margin; examples: "they could barely hear the speaker", "we hardly knew them", "just missed being hit", "had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open", "would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeat"

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Mark Twain
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American Author
Monday 30 November 1835 - Thursday 21 April 1910
Ralph Merkle
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American Scientist, Speaker
Born Saturday 2 February 1952
Zig Ziglar
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American Author, Speaker
Saturday 6 November 1926 - Wednesday 28 November 2012
Edmond Halley
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English Physicist, Scientist, Mathematician
Sunday 29 October 1656 - Sunday 14 January 1742
Wangari Maathai
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Kenyan Activist
Monday 1 April 1940 - Sunday 25 September 2011
Ellen Tauscher
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American Politician
Thursday 15 November 1951 - Monday 29 April 2019
Horace Walpole
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English Author
Friday 24 September 1717 - Thursday 2 March 1797
Henry Vaughan
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Welsh Poet, Author
Sunday 17 April 1622 - Thursday 28 April 1695
Sam Walton
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American Businessman
Friday 29 March 1918 - Monday 6 April 1992
Francis Bacon
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English Statesman, Philosopher, Author, Scientist
Saturday 21 January 1561 - Thursday 9 April 1626
John Donne
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British Poet, Lawyer
1572 - Monday 31 March 1631
Robert Half
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American Businessman
Born 1918

What, sir, would the people of the earth be without woman? They would be scarce, sir, almighty scarce.

Mark Twain

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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

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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

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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

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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

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When you think of all the conflicts we have - whether those conflicts are local, whether they are regional or global - these conflicts are often over the management, the distribution of resources. If these resources are very valuable, if these resources are scarce, if these resources are degraded, there is going to be competition.

Wangari Maathai

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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

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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

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

Horace Walpole

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Capital isn't scarce; vision is.

Sam Walton

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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

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

John Donne

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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

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When words are scarce they are seldom spent in vain.

William Shakespeare

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

David Brainerd

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

Jimmy Buffett

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Live life to the fullest, for the future is scarce.

Nick Carter

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

Oliver Goldsmith

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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

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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

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