I have sufficient savings to go two months before I get another job.
I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.
Philippians 1:20 (NIV)
But even human sympathies were not sufficient to satisfy his eager mind.
Mary Shelley -- Frankenstein
Our army was but little indeed; and what was our greatest misfortune, we had not arms sufficient for them.
Daniel Defoe -- Robinson Crusoe
These orders were sufficient, I well knew, to insure their immediate disappearance, one and all, as soon as my back was turned.
Edgar Allan Poe -- The Cask of Amontillado
Is the security sufficient?
Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The yacht moved rapidly on, though there did not appear to be sufficient wind to ruffle the curls on the head of a young girl.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Count of Monte Cristo
One reading was sufficient to stamp every detail of the story upon my memory forever.
Helen Keller -- Story of My Life
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as soon as I could collect myself sufficiently I told her the things I had seen.
H.G. Wells -- The War of the Worlds
In such cases he made use of English, broken and imperfect, but sufficiently intelligible,
James Fenimore Cooper -- The Last of the Mohicans
the kennels of the females are larger, sufficient to hold two or three cubs.
Jonathan Swift -- Gulliver’s Travels
Do you feel yourself sufficient to take up the Kingship of Narnia?
C.S. Lewis -- Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
If there is sufficient oxygen to maintain a flame, the action of the flame increases air circulation, which then brings in more oxygen.
Johann Wyss -- The Swiss Family Robinson
Misfortune gives sufficient excuse.
Voltaire -- Candide
Philanthropy is almost the only virtue which is sufficiently appreciated by mankind.
Henry David Thoreau -- Walden
I have observed that, although the outlines of the figures upon the walls were sufficiently distinct, yet the colors seemed blurred and indefinite.
Edgar Allan Poe -- The Pit and the Pendulum
...wishing to establish whether it was sufficiently cooked or whether it should be sent back to the kitchen.
Franz Kafka -- Metamorphosis
...an agitation sufficient to bring about the disaster.
Jack London -- To Build a Fire
He looked sufficiently like a king, but he was ill able to feel like one.
Mark Twain -- The Prince and The Pauper
A wager ensu’d between the two captains, to be decided when there should be sufficient wind.
Benjamin Franklin -- The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
He had stolen several times, but the gains had not been sufficient to offset his dread of being locked up;
Thornton Wilder -- The Bridge of San Luis Rey
The fact that it had been thrust up the chimney would sufficiently account for these appearances.
Edgar Allan Poe -- The Murders in the Rue Morgue
the furniture was decent and sufficient
Charles Dickens -- Hard Times
they have no other attraction or reason for keeping the field than a trifle of stipend, which is not sufficient to make them willing to die for you.
Nicolo Machiavelli -- The Prince
And the money was just sufficient.
D.H. Lawrence -- Sons and Lovers
I am not sufficiently acquainted with such subjects to know whether it is at all remarkable
Charles Dickens -- Bleak House
But neither his wife nor his daughter was sufficiently interested to ask an explanation.
Edith Wharton -- The House of Mirth
A few months were sufficient to give him a distaste for this kind of life.
Thomas Hardy -- Far from the Madding Crowd
But I should like to have it proved; and of course you don’t care to tell the steps of the process sufficiently for me to do that, without my paying ye well for’t first.
Thomas Hardy -- The Mayor of Casterbridge
Her income was only sufficient for the family support, and she needed the lodging money for...
Mark Twain -- Pudd’nhead Wilson
The fact is, the business is very simple indeed, and I make no doubt that we can manage it sufficiently well ourselves; but then I thought Dupin would like to hear the details of it, because it is so excessively odd.
Edgar Allan Poe -- The Purloined Letter
"I have already, I think, told you a sufficient objection," answered Sophia.
Henry Fielding -- Tom Jones
George was sufficiently alert to avoid the trap.
Arthur C. Clarke -- Childhood’s End
...finally he had gathered sufficient courage to tell her what was in his heart.
Theodore Dreiser -- An American Tragedy
We lack sufficient quantities of the drugs we need.
Mark Helprin -- A Soldier of the Great War
"The last reason, sir," said Plornish, "would be quite sufficient."
Charles Dickens -- Little Dorrit
We refuse to believe that there are insufficient funds in the great vaults of opportunity of this nation.
Martin Luther King, Jr. -- I Have a Dream
there was no can opener, and he finally extracted sufficient coffee for two cups by hammering a hole in the top of the can with a nail.
Margaret Craven -- I Heard the Owl Call My Name
Many times I’d help Sandra with her housework, as I learned other ways to become self-sufficient.
Dave Pelzer -- The Lost Boy
Are you stone? I tell you true, woman, had I no other proof of your unnatural life, your dry eyes now would be sufficient evidence that you delivered up your soul to Hell! A very ape would weep at such calamity! Have the Devil dried up any tear of pity in you?
Arthur Miller -- The Crucible
There is moderate machine-gun fire. It sweeps across from all directions, not very heavy, but always sufficient to make one keep down.
Erich Maria Remarque -- All Quiet on the Western Front
Winston had recovered himself sufficiently to speak.
George Orwell -- 1984
His two slogans, ’I will work harder’ and ’Napoleon is always right,’ seemed to him a sufficient answer to all problems.
George Orwell -- Animal Farm
All the warm salt water of the bathing pool and the shouting and splashing and laughing were only just sufficient to bring them together again.
William Golding -- Lord of the Flies
I thought I had made things sufficiently clear.
Harper Lee -- To Kill a Mockingbird
The scene of a day-dream is sufficient for a pilgrimage at nineteen.
Thomas Hardy -- The Return of the Native
It had been a sufficiently rash act to buy the book in the beginning, and he had sworn never to come near the place again.
George Orwell -- 1984
The place was self-sufficient: modest in comparison with the empires around it, the Landing nevertheless produced everything required to sustain life except ice, wheat flour, and articles of clothing, supplied by river-boats from Mobile.