Quotation Explorer - 'Rare'

Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow that talent to the dark place where it leads. - Erica Jong
If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism. - Hunter S. Thompson
In an era where women undress their outfits & give their bodies so carelessly, become the rare wild woman that undresses her mind and soul & knows the worth of what she has to offer. - Nikki Rowe
A perfectly healthy sentence, it is true, is extremely rare. For the most part we miss the hue and fragrance of the thought; as if we could be satisfied with the dews of the morning or evening without their colors, or the heavens without their azure. - Henry David Thoreau
Insanity in individuals is something rare - but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Be real, rare, refreshing you! Fan the flames of self love and ignite your light! - Amy Leigh Mercree
Man can be categorized into three levels on social strata: One who are Consciously Unconscious, second who are Unconsciously Conscious - while both are inter-dependent for their survival; the third by and large a rare breed, Consciously Conscious sect who don’t ever relate to this world! - Ramana Pemmaraju
What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance? - Anatole France
To be able to put oneself in another’s position, to be able to see and to feel as another person does, this is the rare gift of an earnest spiritual seeker. - Amma
I AM A GIRL WHO DARE,A CITIZEN WHO IS AWARE,DAUGHTER WHO PRAYER,SISTER WHO CARE,A FRIEND WHO SHARE,MIXTURE LIKE AIR,A DIAMOND SO RARE. - merlin8thomas
Evil is relatively rare; ignorance is epidemic. - Jon Stewart
To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization. - Harriet Beecher Stowe
Getting married is easy, having sex is easier, but findings someone who can stimulate your mind and make love to your soul, that is rare. - Habeeb Akande
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one. - Thomas Carlyle
If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
But I know something else, too: bad people are rare. Good people are everywhere. - Jeff Bauman
I believe that flowers are like people. Flowers come in different colours, shapes and sizes. Some extremely rare and some very common. They are all beautiful in their own unique way. - Alex Haditaghi
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads. - Erica Jong
On a supra human level, yeah, I got That Which Is. Yet on a simple human level, rare are times when either my left or my right foot is not in some kind of shit. - Fakeer Ishavardas
It takes strong, sound leadership, that correspondingly rare commodity, which is afflicted with neither an excess of pity nor callousness, to stand against the insipid tide of superficiality that is sweeping the world. - Tim Macartney-Snape
Our souls speak a language that is beyond human understanding. A connection so rare the universe won't let us part. - Nikki Rowe
Atheism Is Rare ?! so is intelligence - Sherif Gaber
I am not a day dreamer, I am a believer, that after every painful love I have gone through, it is just an experience to crack open the deepest parts of my core and allow to me to delve into a passion so rare, that I will find a love that was almost, never meant to be. - Nikki Rowe
...and to this day the rare traveller who knows the language and customs even of the worst of the tribes is safer amongst them than in the neighbouring Cossack settlements. - John F. Baddeley
As for moral courage, it is very rare, he said, to find that kind found at 2 o'clock in the morning; that is to say, courage in the face of the unexpected. - Napoléon Bonaparte
And from the look on his face I could see he was one of the lucky ones, one of those people who like doing what they're good at. That's rare. When you see that in a person, you can't miss it. - David Wroblewski
If you find a man who trusts you, who isn't afraid, who sees you for who you are, and if it feels like he knows you for who it is that you simply are, and thinks all of that is beautiful; know that you have found a rare thing. - C. JoyBell C.
Some people experience rare moments when everything they believe is challenged. Or at least shaken up. Those moments stay with them. Surprise, real surprise, is an exotic thing not soon forgotten. - Gregory Miller
Bill Bryson's is a synthesizing intellect, capable of translating myriad data into a digestible narrative rare currency in an increasingly atomized society. - Allen Guy Wilcox
Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God. - Jean Anouilh
In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule. - Friedrich Nietzsche
If you come into contact with that rare once in a lifetime opportunity, instantly own it, remember all it takes is a slight pondering moment for a stake to be placed, the opportunity can and will easily be claimed by another. - Victoria Addino
To lie for me is something rare, some people think that I lie because they don't understand me quite well. But sometimes like today I just predict an answer a part of the answer in math the other can be found with more thinking. - Deyth Banger
He loved to meditate on a land laid waste, Britain deserted by the legions, the rare pavements riven by frost, Celtic magic still brooding on the wild hills and in the black depths of the forest, the rosy marbles stained with rain, and the walls growing grey. - Arthur Machen
True love exists. There's nothing more extraordinary than being lost in its trance by completely opening your heart and merging its rare and beautiful energy with another. - Karen A. Baquiran
Readers are plentiful; thinkers are rare. - Harriet Martineau
Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads. - Erica Jong
the world feel empty without a best friend .true friends no doubt are rare in this world - nimra
who gets the rare opportunity of spotting a treasure of memories lying among masses, stepping back to stroke it with a secret smile as your mind wanders back to those sleepless yet ecstatic nights you had spent together?only............a book lover. - Nadun Lokuliyanage
It is a tragedy that we live in a world where physical courage is so common, and moral courage is so rare. - Claude Monet
It is hard to find a person who is hard on oneself and soft on others, but rare to find the people who truly care by being actually fair to themselves only. - Anuj Somany
…breaking the heart of someone you still love is a rare horror, not funny to anyone, except perhaps Satan…and even his pleasure would be spoiled by not having had a hand in it, by the dumb, wasteful accident of the thing. The Devil wants meaning just like the rest of us. - Glenn Duncan
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow talent to the dark place where it leads. - Erica Jong
Bullying builds character like nuclear waste creates superheroes. It's a rare occurrence and often does much more damage than endowment. - Zack W. Van
I have learned that having a cause to fight for is a noble and rare thing to have. So be fearless and fight. - Abeer Allan
The journey to the center of your soul doesn’t start in your heart. It begins in your brain, and taking it makes you among the bravest of the brave for it’s a place only the rare dare venture. - Toni Sorenson
Lots of ways to have your steak "Well done, medium rare, rare, bloody or fetch me a club". - Stanley Victor Paskavich
The heart is a rare, unique treasure because it is strong and vulnerable at the same time. It is strong in its persistence to sustain life, yet it is vulnerable to both emotional and physical wounds. - Imania Margria
I am a rare species, not a stereotype. - Ivan E. Coyote
It’s rare to be depressed and be in prime health. Healthy people tend to be happy people. - Toni Sorenson
It is the rare fortuene of these days that one may think what one likes and say what one thinks. - Cornelius Tacitus
Evil things are easy things: for they are natural to our fallen nature. Right things are rare flowers that need cultivation. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Love is fickle, building relationship is rare - Rushabh Patel
It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative? - Cesare Pavese
How rare true love maybe, it is less so than true friendship. - François de La Rochefoucauld
If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much. - Mark Twain
It isn't normal to know what we want. It is a rare and difficult psychological achievement. - Abraham H. Maslow
She is a rare soul, she has this infectious energy that makes you want to run next to her, she belonged to no one but herself & to anyone that was yet understand themselves, found the missing pieces in her presence. - Nikki Rowe
Talent is extremely common. What is rare is the willingness to endure the life of the writer. - Kurt Vonnegut
Apparently people don't like the truth, but I do like it; I like it because it upsets a lot of people. If you show them enough times that their arguments are bullshit, then maybe just once, one of them will say, 'Oh! Wait a minute - I was wrong.' I live for that happening. Rare, I assure you - Lemmy Kilmister
It is very rare for a child of God to find gold and crude oil on the floor to fetch. He/she must dig and dig deeply well!!! - Israelmore Ayivor
The author of true, real and rare wisdom is God; ask Him! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
She was always at her best with him, with a delightful feeling of being understood. To love is easy and therefore common - but to understand - how rare it is! - L.M. Montgomery
Love Has No Color.... No Race.... Love Is Pure And Divine But Only A Little of Us Are Able To Preserve It's Purity.... Sadly, In This Digital World, Purity Is Rare To Find In Human.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
In a time when nothing is more certain than change, the commitment of two people to one another has become difficult and rare. Yet, by its scarcity, the beauty and value of this exchange have only been enhanced. - Robert Sexton
The peaceful transfer of authority is rare in history, yet common in our country. With a simple oath, we affirm old traditions and make new beginnings. - George W. Bush
Her love is rare but she'll keep you wild. - Nikki Rowe
Make Theory Talk is an art which is rare in the world. - Umair Hassan
It is no great thing to be humble when you are brought low; but to be humble when you are praised is a great and rare attainment. - Saint Bernard
It is only by loving others that we can learn to live; living is rare nowadays...most people survive; that is all. - Sandra Chami Kassis
Knowledge is abundant, but wisdom is rare. - Debasish Mridha
I have stitched life into me like a rare organ - Sylvia Plath
He loved her in spite of her unlovableness. Armande had many trying, thought not necessarily rare, traits, all of which he accepted as absurd clues in a clever puzzle. - Vladimir Nabokov
People live for two reasons. There are those who live for the Soul; such people are very rare. All others live for money. All day is spent for money, money, money! - Dada Bhagwan
I will always know the glory of the beautiful and rare, as they will know security from labour and prayer. As they will hear the laughter of the children they gave life, I will know the torments of the song born under knife. - Roman Payne
I think I am a rare breed, a homosexual who doesn't like men. - Michel Tremblay
They have a special confidence in Christ, plus thoughtfulness plus faithfulness plus humility: for there are no things, in all creation, more beautiful, more rare than the so very disciplined and free, joyful and principled daughters of God. - Criss Jami
Her wild heart was rare, she saw blessings were most saw burdens & if one thing was certain; her smile was like a flower in the sunshine - Nikki Rowe
Victory must be real. It must be earned. That means it must be rare and difficult, against steep odds, and defeat must be the other. - Rick Riordan
It was as if the rare joy that had formed in my heart was replaced by a pale shadow threatening to engulf me at that very moment. Victory didn’t matter now. She did! - Faraaz Kazi
There are many men but rare fathers - Bernard Kelvin Clive
It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare. - Mark Twain
To us children he (Mr Ewing) was our very own ‘Mr Chips’ and invariably we would each receive half a crown whenever we encountered him on his afternoon walk. If we were particularly lucky, he would send us to the ‘Big House’ for ice-cream a rare treat in the early 1950s - Bill Scott
Perhaps the rare and simple pleasure of being seen for what one is compensates for the misery of being it. - Margaret Drabble
There comes a point in life when you realize everything you know about yourself, it's all just conditioning. It's the rare man who truly know who he is. - Brian Buckner
Don’t come back when you realize that I’m rare - Genereux Philip
The more a species is rare the more we like and protect it... So what about humans? - Erik Tanghe
Envy, as distasteful as it is, has seeped into my mind on rare occasions, and those I've envied, although few in number, have only been those that live a life of leisure with peace of mind and time to do such wonderful things as read. - Donna Lynn Hope
An idea is like a rare bird which cannot be seen. What one sees is the trembling of the branch it has just left. - Lawrence Durrell
Television is a medium because anything well done is rare. - Fred Allen
Opportunities are rare in this life, and fairness, rarer still. So, when you discover a fair opportunity, go after as if it were your last because it very well might be. - Joel T. McGrath
It's a rare book that wins the battle against drooping eyelids. - Tracy Chevalier
A perfectly normal person is rare in our civilization. - Karen Horney
Practical efficiency is common, and lofty idealism not uncommon; it is the combination which is necessary, and the combination is rare - Theodore Roosevelt
Though the stupid have great capacity to direct the world because they are plentiful, the clever has a much greater capacity to prevent the stupid from halting the progression of humanity because - though they are rare - they are tactical and intelligent! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Well then I see two ways of letting things take their course Create one’s own sensations with the help of a flamboyant collision of rare words not often, mind you or else neatly draw the angles, the squares, the entire geometry of feelings those of the moment, naturally. - Jacques Vaché
Knowledge is always there but wisdom is very rare. - Debasish Mridha
Choices are abundant, it is the right decision which is the rare one! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Giving style to one’s character - a great and rare art! It is exercised by those who see all the strengths and weaknesses of their own natures and then comprehend them in an artistic plan until everything appears as art and reason and even weakness delights the eye. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Common sense is as rare as genius. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I dream of wayward gulls and all landless lovers, rare moments of winter sun, peace, privacy, for everyone.
It's rare that you see an artist in his 30s or 40s able to really contribute something amazing. - Steve Jobs
There are some moments you won't completely heal from, those rare ones you will take torn open to the grave but throughout all the big moments that shake you up there will be countless tiny experiences that help you laugh all over again. - Nikki Rowe
I can't help but feel, across oceans and vast fields we will connect again. What we share is too rare to let go of for good but sometimes we have to accept, the timing isn't right. - Nikki Rowe
Rare and precious gifts,gold and myrrh and frankincense,to offer a king. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Michael Powell knows what I am going to say even before I say it maybe even before I have thought it and that is very rare. You are lucky if you meet someone like that once in your life. - Emeric Pressburger
When one is grown up, money is lying about at one's service. It is only when one is young that it is rare. Take no thought for money - that always lies to hand.(Women in Love) - D.H. Lawrence
It's a rare person who wants to hear what he doesn't want to hear. - Dick Cavett
People change us. It is a rare, if not an impossible occurrence, that we come out of relationships unscathed. In our dealings with people we take something with us and we leave something behind. Some people are haunted more than others, either by the sweet perfume of another or the stink of regret. - Donna Lynn Hope
True love is the most rare thing in the world. Most people just pretend to love. - Debasish Mridha
It began in mystery and it will end in mystery, but what a rare and beautiful country lies in between. - Diane Ackerman
Truth and integrity must be so rare these days that it confuses people when they hear it. - Donna Lynn Hope
People underestimate the stars and the connectedness they bring between spirit and matter. More often than not, when lost, we seek solitude in staring into the darkness hoping something speaks back to us, usually through a feeling, a thought or a rare occurrence of a shooting star. - Nikki Rowe
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship. - Albert Einstein
Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it. - Anaïs Nin
Books, films should be based on specific people... people which are rare and by it's own way pretty mystery as characters. - Deyth Banger
Rare is the person who can weigh the faults of others without putting his thumb on the scales.
True friendship is as rare as twin lotuses on a single stalk. - Lauren Bjorkman
The text-book is rare that stimulates its reader to ask, Why is this so? Or, How does this connect with what has been read elsewhere? - J. Norman Collie
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark places where it leads. - Erica Jong
Stories are made about girls like you. The wild ones, those rare faces that smile in the midst of chaos. - Nikki Rowe
Friends are those rare people who ask how we are, and then wait to hear the answer. - Ed Cunningham
The ABC's success by Bob Proctor is one powerful book, such books are rare. Even sometimes it's hard to find a book which is based on somebody's experience... fantasy??For god sake, one drop truth which is about from 10% up to 20% and the other from 80% up to 90% it's a lie. - Deyth Banger
Trees were so rare in that country, and they had to make such a hard fight to grow, that we used to feel anxious about them, and visit them as if they were persons. It must have been the scarcity of detail in that tawny landscape that made detail so precious. - Willa Cather
Theirs was a rare kind of bond and love, protected by the Cosmos. - Pertunia Lehoka
[In the Universe it may be that] Primitive life is very common and intelligent life is fairly rare. Some would say it has yet to occur on Earth. - Stephen Hawking
In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. - Friedrich Nietzsche
It is a rare goal that has only one path. - Carma Spence
The passion of the collector when confronted with a rare item, the enthusiasm of a hunter who sees a fine, handsome beast, can give us no idea of the tremendous love of clothes in some women. - Benito Pérez Galdós
Truth is such a rare thing it is delightful to tell it, - Emily Dickinson
I, a woman, find wearing high heels agreeable only on the very rare occasion that (1) I will be ferried between destinations upon a palanquin or (2) I am going to a cocktail party and, at five feet two, don't want to spend the evening discussing the latest movies with somebody's nipples. - Lauren Collins
He wastes his time over his writing, trying to accomplish what geniuses and rare men with college educations sometimes accomplish. - Jack London
You are mistaken; he is not a gentleman but a sir. Just a sir. For a gentleman is grander and a rare acquaintance. - Richelle E. Goodrich
If you think happiness is a rare bird you won't see much of it. - Marty Rubin
and our few good times will be rare because we have the critical senseand are not easy to fool with laughter - Charles Bukowski
You can't hide from wisdom, it's everywhere;you won't find it in everyone, it's too rare. - Matshona Dhliwayo
There are many who wish to be masters over others. Rare indeed is the man who wishes to be master of himself - Radhe Maa
Opportunity is rare, and a wise man will never let it go by him. - Bayard Taylor
There's the good girl leading a charmed life who secretly covets to be the rare and elusive femme fatale and the femme fatale who yearns to be good and then there is their nemesis - men who dream and desire both. - Donna Lynn Hope
There are things you do sometimes, actions that you take by obeying sudden impulses, without stopping for even a fraction of a second to think, and then you spend the rest of your life either lamenting it or thanking yourself for it. They are rare, unique, and perfect moments. - Irene Gonzalez Frei
She isn't the kind of girl that makes you wonder why she doesn't have someone, you just know that the kind of guy who is good enough for her is rare, and she projects the kind of strength that says she is perfectly happy to wait till he shows up. - Stacey Ballis
Yes, there's plenty of fish in the sea, but be gifted with a rare catch: that one which lives with "forever faithfulness." ~ , If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
People come and people go, but it's rare that one makes enough of an impact in life, that others will read as history. - Auliq Ice
Real life... Witches: Wiccan practitioners. Werewolves: rare strain of rabies. Zombies: Prions/Plague. Vampires: Hemophilia/Porphyria - Solange nicole
Knowledge is abundant but wisdom is rare. Knowledge might be dangerous but wisdom is fair. - Debasish Mridha
Redheads. We’re a Limited Edition of Fascination. A Unique & Rare Blend of Awesomeness. - Stephanie Lahart
Winter, which, being full of care, makes summer's welcome thrice more wish'd, more rare. - William Shakespeare
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