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French writer 1897-1977
A body of work such as Pasteur's is inconceivable in our time: no man would be given a chance to create a whole science. Nowadays a path is scarcely opened up when the crowd begins to pour in.
American writer 1925-
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.
Lydia M. Child
American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.
English writer 1882-1941
Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible.
British Novelist 1816-1855
Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste.
Italian author, humorist and journalist 1826-1890
He had scarcely told the lie when his nose, which was already long, grew at once two fingers longer.Source: Pinocchio (1892)
English poet 1795-1821
I am in that temper that if I were under water I would scarcely kick to come to the top.
English writer 1709-1784
It was his peculiar happiness that he scarcely ever found a stranger whom he did not leave a friend; but it must likewise be added, that he had not often a friend long without obliging him to become a stranger.
Irish writer 1882-1941
Love (understood as the desire of good for another) is in fact so unnatural a phenomenon that it can scarcely repeat itself, the soul being unable to become virgin again and not having energy enough to cast itself out again into the ocean of another's soul.
English educator and historian 1795-1842
My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men, for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make.
English writer 1812-1870
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.
British theologian 1817-1893
Nowhere probably is there more true feeling, and nowhere worse taste, than in a churchyard - both as regards the monuments and the inscriptions. Scarcely a word of true poetry anywhere.
Alexis de Tocqueville
French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
Scarcely any political question arises in the United States that is not resolved, sooner or later, into a judicial question.
English writer 1707-1754
Scarcely one person in a thousand is capable of tasting the happiness of others.
English writer 1709-1784
Small debts are like small gun shot; they are rattling around us on all sides and one can scarcely escape being wounded. Large debts are like canons, they produce a loud noise, but are of little danger.
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