Quotes: hardly

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  • Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Russisch writer 1821-1881
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    A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about.
  • St. Jerome
    St. Jerome
    Priest, confessor, theologian, and historian 347-420
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    A friend is long sought, hardly found, and with difficulty kept.
  • A love to Christ which is so cowardly and selfish that it is unwilling to proclaim by a public confession its faith in Him who hung before all the world crucified for sinners, is a love which is hardly worth the name.
    Source: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895)
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    A religion, old or new, that stressed the magnificence of the universe as revealed by modern science might be able to draw forth reserves of reverence and awe hardly tapped by conventional faiths. Sooner or later such a religion will emerge.
  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    A slight daily unconscious luxury is hardly ever wanting to the dwellers in civilization; like the gentle air of a genial climate, it is a perpetual minute enjoyment.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    All ages before ours believed in gods in some form or other. Only an unparalleled impoverishment in symbolism could enable us to rediscover the gods as psychic factors, which is to say, as archetypes of the unconscious. No doubt this discovery is hardly credible as yet.
    Source: The Integration of the Personality (1939)
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
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    America, which has the most glorious present still existing in the world today, hardly stops to enjoy it, in her insatiable appetite for the future.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
    Sydney Smith
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    Among the smaller duties of life I hardly know any one more important than that of not praising where praise is not due.
  • Alfred Marshall
    Alfred Marshall
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    And very often the influence exerted on a person's character by the amount of his income is hardly less, if it is less, than that exerted by the way in which it is earned.
  • Anthony Trollope
    Anthony Trollope
    British writer 1815-1882
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    As to happiness in this life it is hardly compatible with that diminished respect which ever attends the relinquishing of labour.
  • Beeban Kidron
    Beeban Kidron
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    At 99 and after a long stay in a nursing home, the death of legendary photographer Eve Arnold was hardly a surprise - though she may have been just a little annoyed to quit a few months short of 100.
  • Buddy Rice
    Buddy Rice
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    Between us and the writers, it was comedy hour the whole time. We could hardly get through it.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
    Jane Austen
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    Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does.
  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
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    Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend.
  • Even if the whole earth and sea were turned to gold, they could hardly satisfy the avarice of a woman... You can more easily scratch a diamond with your fingernail than you can by any human ingenuity get a woman to consent to giving any of her savings.
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