Quotes of Barely

“ Birth and ancestry, and that which we have not ourselves achieved, we can scarcely call our own. ”

- Ovid

“ I love night more than day — she is so lovely; But I love night the most because she brings My love to me in dreams which scarcely lie. ”

- Philip James Bailey

“ 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

“ The virtue which requires to be ever guarded is scarcely worth the sentinel. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ There was a monstrous deal of stupid quizzing and common-place nonsense talked, but scarcely any wit. ”

- Jane Austen

“ If young women were not deceived into a belief that affectation pleases, they would scarcely trouble themselves to practise it so much. ”

- Maria Edgeworth

“ Scarcely one out of thousands of persons strives for perfection of Self-realization. ”

- Bhagavad Gita

“ Scarcely two hundred years back can Fame recollect articulately at all; and there she but maunders and mumbles. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Here lies our good Edmund, whose genius was such We scarcely can praise it or blame it too much; Who, born for the universe, narrow'd his mind, And to party gave up what was meant for mankind. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ An operetta is simply a small and gay opera. ”

- Gustav Mahler

“ We barely have time to react in this world, let alone rehearse. ”

- Ani DiFranco

“ A good manager is best when people barely know that he exists. Not so good when people obey and acclaim him. Worse when they despise him. ”

- Lao tzu

“ All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable. ”

- Fran Lebowitz

“ Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever. ”

- Margaret Cho

“ I'm barely prolific and incredibly lazy. ”

- Tom Petty

“ Prayer is translation. A man translates himself into a child asking for all there is in a language he has barely mastered. ”

- Leonard Cohen

“ Sometimes too much drink is barely enough. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Nobody controls me. I'm uncontrollable. The only one who can control me is me, and that's just barely possible. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ How is it they live in such harmony the billions of stars - when most men can barely go a minute without declaring war in their minds about someone they know. ”

- Saint Thomas Aquinas

“ Thirteen thousand dollars a year is not enough to raise a family. That's not enough to pay your bills and save for their future. That's barely enough to provide for even the most basic needs. ”

- Thomas Carper

“ I was the angriest little person imaginable. I woke up with a frown every morning. I barely talked, wore black all the time and had some serious teenage rebellion years. ”

- Holly Marie Combs

“ When the scheme for the construction of a railroad from Baltimore to the waters of the Ohio River first began to take form, the United States had barely emerged from the Revolutionary period. ”

- John Moody

“ Cary Grant, born Archie Leach, was a poor boy who could barely spell posh. That's acting for you-or maybe Hollywood. ”

- Melvin Maddocks

“ There is barely a country in the world where you will be completely safe. ”

- Michael Palin

“ Coming from a barely clothed childhood as a swimmer makes me really comfortable with my body. ”

- Estella Warren

“ Diplomats were invented simply to waste time. ”

- David Lloyd George

“ A mistake is simply another way of doing things. ”

- Katherine Graham

“ The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men, for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make. ”

- Thomas Arnold

“ If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough. ”

- Albert Einstein
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