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Quotes of fairly

  1. They are a fairly aggressive conservation organization that was started to protect the great whales particularly, but in general all marine life around the world. So those are the people I'm trying to attach my name to. – Richard Dean Anderson
  2. I am fairly certain that my abortion position hurt me, because in a Democratic primary, where turnout is relatively low, liberal voters turn out in disproportionately large numbers and thus exercise a disproportionate influence on the outcome. – Robert Casey
  3. We can, for example, be fairly confident that either there will be a world without war or there won't be a world- at least, a world inhabited by creatures other than bacteria and beetles, with some scattering of others. – Noam Chomsky
  4. The characters are the result of two things -first, we elaborate them into fairly well -defined people through their dialogue, then they happen all over again, when the actor interprets them. – Joel Coen
  5. Cynicism is tough. A cynic's point of view is really pitiful. I derive pleasure out of a lot of things in life. As long as I'm fairly healthy, it's hard to stay dismal for very long. – Shawn Colvin
  6. When you're bringing in a fairly unknown candidate challenging a sitting president, the population needs a lot more information than reduced coverage provides. – Walter Cronkite
  7. It takes a kind of shabby arrogance to survive in our time, and a fairly romantic nature to want to. – Edgar Z. Friedenberg
  8. Most of the research which is done is determined by the requirement that it shall, in a fairly obvious and predictable way, reinforce the approved or fashionable theories. – Celia Green
  9. Back in the mid -1970s, we adopted some fairly ambitious goals to improve efficiency of our cars. What did we get? We got a tremendous boost in efficiency. – Jay Inslee
  10. The guillotine was most effective and used until fairly recently. – Herbert Lom
  11. There's a certain logic to systems, and that logic is fairly self -evident. It's very straightforward, usually. It might take a little research, it might take a little bit of industry to prize it out, but it's there to be seen. – Michael Nesmith
  12. I've dropped myself into straightforward character pieces in order to explore that form and reap its values. But you are sort of restricted visually when your first requirement is to tell a fairly straightforward story. – Brian De Palma
  13. Maybe we ought to have a world in which things are divided between people kind of fairly – Herbert Simon
  14. I don't think that left to its own devices, capitalism moves along smoothly and everyone gets treated fairly in the process. Capitalism is like a child: if you want the child to grow up free and productive, somebody's got to look over the shoulder of that child. – Tavis Smiley
  15. I've been around racing a fairly long time, but when it comes to the important issues, I'm happy to let others make the big decisions. – Mats Sundin

Usage examples for fairly

  1. Even so, the girls were hard pressed to keep fairly close. – Hoofbeats on the Turnpike by Mildred A. Wirt
  2. No, sir, I am not, if I am fairly paid for my work. – Do and Dare A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  3. It might fairly be called a dangerous thing to do if it were not much more dangerous not to. – The Lost Art of Reading by Gerald Stanley Lee
  4. The rest of the letters in the box made a fairly comfortable bed, and Billy fell asleep. – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit
  5. She had determined to " do just so" when she was fairly settled at home. – The Golden House by Mrs. Woods Baker
  6. Fairly well, I reckon. – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  7. You know we're going to get the Nipe fairly quickly. – Anything You Can Do ... by Gordon Randall Garrett
  8. Thus in my case, obliged as I am to dress fairly well on account of my husband's position, I have more trouble than you can imagine in making both ends meet. – Paris From the "Three Cities" by Emile Zola
  9. He will soon get to speak the language fairly – At Agincourt by G. A. Henty
  10. I wanted money- few wanted it more- but I felt that I could not listen to her story till I had fairly settled this point. – The Millionaire Baby by Anna Katharine Green
  11. The prospect before him looked fairly enough. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  12. But I'm fairly well known. – The Secret Pact by Mildred A. Wirt
  13. They seemed to strike it right fairly often." – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  14. He fairly let himself go and told me what he thought of me. – The Great Hunger by Johan Bojer
  15. But you have not treated Lovelace fairly – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  16. The patient who followed, and who happened to be a clergyman, looked fairly sick when he was let in at last. – The Dweller on the Threshold by Robert Smythe Hichens
  17. I fairly drove him away. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith
  18. By this time the answer is fairly obvious. – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  19. For the first time Zelie regarded him fairly – Where the Pavement Ends by John Russell
  20. Nigel had been fairly unhappy of late. – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson

Rhymes for fairly