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Quotes of seldom

  1. I seldom go into a natural history museum without feeling as if I were attending a funeral. – John Burroughs
  2. Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always want it the least. – Earl of Chesterfield
  3. We owe something to extravagance, for thrift and adventure seldom go hand in hand. – Jennie Churchill
  4. You seldom get a censorship attempt from a 14 -year -old boy. It's the adults who get upset. – Robert Cormier
  5. Misfortune seldom intrudes upon the wise man; his greatest and highest interests are directed by reason throughout the course of life. – Epicurus
  6. A Protestant has seldom any mercy shown him, and a Jew, who turns Christian, is far from being secure. – John Foxe
  7. Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one. – Benjamin Franklin
  8. Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together. – Napoleon Hill
  9. Perhaps it should only be added that the Gorean master, though often strict, is seldom cruel. The girl knows, if she pleases him, her lot will be an easy one. – John Norman
  10. Our prejudices are our mistresses; reason is at best our wife, very often heard indeed, but seldom minded. – Philip Stanhope
  11. Men are often capable of greater things than they perform- They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent. – Horace Walpole
  12. Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up. – Alfred North Whitehead
  13. Simple solutions seldom are. It takes a very unusual mind to undertake analysis of the obvious. – Alfred North Whitehead
  14. Big words seldom accompany good deeds. – Charlotte Whitton

Usage examples for seldom

  1. I would have them where I can find them, but I seldom use them. – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  2. And in this particular we were seldom disappointed. – Thirty Years in the Itinerancy by Wesson Gage Miller
  3. It is seldom we are more than eight or ten miles out of the way, and for them we keep a look- out. – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  4. I take her for granted; I seldom see her- she has never passed a night in our house! – The Letters of William James, Vol. II by William James
  5. It was a place where people who seldom crossed each other's path were likely to meet. – In the Days of the Guild by Louise Lamprey
  6. Very seldom though there's one fellow playing a game with Central. – You Too Can Be A Millionaire by Noel Miller Loomis
  7. I so seldom get you to myself. – Lover or Friend by Rosa Nouchette Carey
  8. Already she seldom talks of me. – A Village Ophelia and Other Stories by Anne Reeve Aldrich
  9. Seldom moving, seldomer speaking; she suffered and waited. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  10. Real life is so seldom like that- indeed never, as far as I knew it then. – Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw
  11. " Oh, indeed, 'proper marriages' seldom come off. – The Maid of Maiden Lane by Amelia E. Barr
  12. But I have seldom seen her laugh, and when she has done so now and then, it has usually been at me. – Gryll Grange by Thomas Love Peacock Commentator: George Saintsbury
  13. It is true that she seldom had the chance. – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  14. There was another which Farmer Green seldom visited, because it lay beyond the mountain and was a long distance from his house. – The Tale of Brownie Beaver by Arthur Scott Bailey
  15. Sentence for life, in that country, means about fifteen years, and seldom do they serve that length of time. – Where Strongest Tide Winds Blew by Robert McReynolds
  16. He wrote more seldom now, and once he said, " We are having rather a hard time, but we shall get through with it." – The Dark Tower by Phyllis Bottome
  17. It was curious how seldom she said Major Staines. – The Dark Tower by Phyllis Bottome
  18. She had seldom seen him look otherwise. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  19. But if you saw him so seldom and wrote so seldom how did he know enough about your affairs to be able to help you, as you say that he has done? – The Hound of the Baskervilles by A. Conan Doyle