Quotes by scarcity

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  • Thomas Love Peacock
    Thomas Love Peacock
    English novelist, poet, and official 1785-1866
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    The waste of plenty is the resource of scarcity.
  • Truman Capote
    Truman Capote
    American writer 1942-
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    A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    And having looked to government for bread, on the very first scarcity they will turn and bite the hand that fed them. To avoid that evil, government will redouble the causes of it; and then it will become inveterate and incurable.
  • Barbara Mikulski
    Barbara Mikulski
    American politician 1936-
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    As we move from an economy of affluence to an economy of scarcity, we must be careful that the people who make $5,000 a year are not pitted against those who make $25,000 a year by those who make $900,000.
  • John Maynard Keynes
    John Maynard Keynes
    British economist 1883-1946
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    But whilst there may be intrinsic reasons for the scarcity of land, there are no intrinsic reasons for the scarcity of capital.
    Source: The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money (1936) Chap.XXIV
  • Brene Brown
    Brene Brown
    American professor, lecturer, author 1965-
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    For me, the opposite of scarcity is not abundance. It's enough. I'm enough. My kids are enough.
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
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    No complaint... is more common than that of a scarcity of money.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth... these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women's empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    The cause of poverty is not scarcity. It is fear and small thinking.
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
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    There's no scarcity of opportunity to make a living at what you love. There is only a scarcity of resolve to make it happen.
  • Very young children eat their books, literally devouring their contents. This is one reason for the scarcity of first editions of Alice in Wonderland and other favorites of the nursery.
  • Thomas Fuller
    Thomas Fuller
    English preacher and writer 1608-1661
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    There is a scarcity of friendship, but not of friends.
  • Thomas Alva Edison
    Thomas Alva Edison
    American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
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    To my mind the old masters are not art; their value is in their scarcity.
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