Quotation Explorer - 'Rarely'

The victim is always morally superior to the master; that is the victim's ambivalent triumph. That is why there have been so few notoriously wicked women in comparison to the number of notoriously wicked men; our victim status ensures that we rarely have the opportunity. - Angela Carter
Friendship is like a glass ornament, once it is broken it can rarely be put back together exactly the same way. - Charles Kingsley
Be wary of smooth talkers. Words are rarely at your disposal if something is wholly, truly, completely true. - Joyce Rachelle
Success comes from a thousand little things done well, rarely from a silver bullet, even though we'd all like to believe that as our actions betray." - L. R. W. Lee, Andy Smithson: Blast of the Dragon's Fury - L.R.W. Lee
Intelligence and wisdom are certainly compatible, however they are rarely seen in each other’s company. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
As it turns out, Plutarch, consciously or unconsciously, touched on a truth that most of us feel, but rarely meditate upon: the little things in behaviour are the door not only to the real character of people but also to their soul. - Nicos Hadjicostis
A heart is a fragile thing, that's why we protect them so vigorously, give them away so rarely, and why it means so much when we do. Some hearts are more fragile then others, purer somehow. Like crystal in a world of glass. Even the way they shatter is beautiful.
I am an artist, my hair is rarely tamed & sometimes I sleep till noon, My house is messy and I speak to the moon. I care less about the materials that I share with my world and more about the passion inside myself. Im an artist, what more can you expect? i am full of soul, love and all the rest. - Nikki Rowe
People talk a lot but they rarely say anything. - Sandra Chami Kassis
Power rarely ends up in the hands of those who start a revolution, or even those who further it; power sticks to those who bring it to a conclusion - Robert Greene
As a rationalist, pragmatist, and a scientist I rarely involve myself in the cosmological arguments of the creation of the universe. - Debasish Mridha
You rarely win, but sometimes you do. - Harper Lee
People often find comfort in ignorance of illusions, but rarely find solace in the truth of reality. - Lionel Suggs
A complainer rarely succeeds; a successful person rarely complains. - Debasish Mridha
Rarely do you regret what you have done nearly as much as what you have failed to do. - Jeffrey Fry
When there is no one to teach you life will show you. All you have to do is pay attention.People unfortunately rarely take the time to sit back and evaluate. Their too busy being busy. - Therone Shellman
It is only rarely that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman. - Alexandre Dumas
Many of us live the lives to follow others dreams, we rarely create and follow our own imaginations and dreams. - raja shakeel mushtaque
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. - Dale Carnegie
Betrayals rarely come from an enemy. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
The historian, on the contrary, cannot experiment and can rarely observe. Instead, the historian has to collect his own evidence, knowing, all the while, that some of it is useless and much of it unreliable." -Professor Charles Homer Haskins - Jill Lepore
Lovers are easy to find and easy to forget but finding an authentic connection is exceptional and limited. It rarely happens, which is why there are so many unhappy people out there. - Donna Lynn Hope
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple. - Oscar Wilde
The true definition of mental illness is when the majority of your time is spent in the past or future, but rarely living in the realism of NOW. - Shannon L. Alder
USA corporations are legally regulated by laws which their managers know are rarely enforced. This criminal activity is what the USA government calls: Deregulation. - Steven Magee
The pleasures which we most rarely experience give us the greatest delight. - Desiderius Erasmus
That which we want less of in society should rarely be privatized and that which we want more of often should be. - William MacGregor Robson
To my own demise, I rarely ask why I’m hungry because I’m focusing all of my energies on getting fed. And if I persist in such a diminishing cycle, in all probability I will eventually starve to death because I have chosen to gorge myself on the very things that will keep me empty. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
To be a climber one has to accept that gratification is rarely immediate. - Bernadette McDonald
The truth is rarely pure and never simple. - Oscar Wilde
Friends, in my experience, are like ladies' fashions. They come and go with the seasons, and are rarely of such stout stuff as bears repeated wearing. - Stephanie Barron
Now I recall my emotions at that moment, children seem to me a remarkable race. They want so much to murder so many people, and they so rarely murder anybody at all. - Rebecca West
One thing I've found... the road rarely rises up to meet you until you've begun walking. - Michele Jennae
We rarely think people have good sense unless they agree with us. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I don't believe in writer's block. Who can function working seven days a week at at job. It's the same with writing. Take a break and let the words come to you. It rarely comes if you force it and if it does, you'll probably regret what you wrote down on paper. - Lillian R. Melendez
To tell the truth is very difficult, and young people are rarely capable of it. - Leo Tolstoy
I hate rarely, though when I hate, I hate murderously. - Anaïs Nin
We are rarely proud when we are alone. - Voltaire
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof. - Richard Bach
We ask God to forgive us for our evil thoughts and evil temper, but rarely, if ever ask Him to forgive us for our sadness.
Very rarely do the best things in life fall into our laps; we have to work for them. - Emilyann Girdner
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. - Leonardo da Vinci
Heat and animosity, contest and conflict, may sharpen the wits, although they rarely do; they never strengthen the understanding, clear the perspicacity, guide the judgment, or improve the heart.
Because women live creatively, they rarely experience the need to depict or write about that which to them is a primary experience and which men know only at a second remove. Women create naturally, men create artificially.
The tragedy about history - personally and globally - is that while we may learn it we rarely learn from it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
A taste for ostentation is rarely associated in the same souls with a taste for honesty - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest. - Horace
I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds; and I very rarely change it. - Margaret Thatcher
Few of us are aware that the act of eating can be a powerful statement of commitment to our own well-being, and at the same time the creation of a healthier habitat. Your health, happiness, and the future of life on earth are rarely so much in your own hands as when you sit down to eat. - John Robbins
With automobile accidents, mechanical failure is seldom the cause; and most often, operator error. I find the same to be true with corporate failings…. the people are rarely the issue… the shortcoming is most often found in the leadership. - Steve Maraboli
For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers. - Homer
One rarely falls in love without being as much attracted to what is interestingly wrong with someone as what is objectively healthy. - Alain de Botton
Shouldering the blame for failure and conferring credit where it is due comes rarely to most. - Andy Paula
It is rarely possible to learn yourself fully. - Debasish Mridha
Tongue - a variety of meat, rarely served because it clearly crosses the line between a cut of beef and a piece of dead cow.
Academic and aristocratic people live in such an uncommon atmosphere that common sense can rarely reach them. - Samuel Butler
Do you mind telling me what you pray?""I pray for the wisdom to find meaning in the . . . her death."And have you?""No, Mrs. Aislabie, I find no meaning. But perhaps that's because I'm too small to see a plan so large I rarely get anything but a brief glimpse of it. - Katharine McMahon, The Alchemist's Daughter
Intelligence rarely trumps human nature. - Travis Luedke
Illusion is so fragile; it rarely survive questions. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
Writers should be read but not seen. Rarely are they a winsome sight. - Edna Ferber
A wise person is silent and rarely wants to show his wisdom. A fool is always vocal and uses every opportunity to show his foolishness. - Debasish Mridha
human societies, at least the more advanced cultures, have rarely offered the individual anything but imperialism, racism, and ethnocentrism for dealing with "other" cultures. - Edward W. Said
Group idea sessions rarely work. Why? Members too busy knocking down insights to hear the tap-tap of revelation - Phillip Gary Smith
It is a lesson never learned: Matters of state and the heart that start with a lie rarely end well. - Maureen Dowd
A man’s desire is for the woman, but the woman’s desire is rarely other than for the desire of the man. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Rarely do I truly understand the disease which ails me. Therefore, rarely do I truly understand the fix that would cure me. And so maybe I should truly contemplate how rarely I recognize that God understands both. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
He did something he rarely did. He decided not to see things from the other guy's point of view. - H.W. Brands
Funny how nobody talks on the tubes, isn't it? I rarely catch the tube myself, or lifts. Confined spaces, everybody shuts down. Why is that? Perhaps we think everybody on the tube is a potential psychopath or a drunk,so we close down and pretend to read a book or something. - John Hannah
I believe that individuals can make a difference in society. Since periods of change such as the present one come so rarely in human history, it is up to each of us to make the best use of our time to help create a happier world. - The Dalai Lama
This is the trouble with real-life story arcs: the happiness is so rarely saved for the end. - Richard Glover
People don't believe what you tell them.They rarely believe what you show them.They often believe what their friends tell them.They always believe what they tell themselves. - Seth Godin
Histories of morality are rarely written in order to inform the reader. - John Gray
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner. - Douglas Adams
We often know the truth, but rarely do we follow it. - Debasish Mridha
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. - Maya Angelou
A good resolution is like an old horse, which is often saddled but rarely ridden. - Mexican Proverb
Mythology is a set of primitive lies that people rarely believe. This is rather different from history, which is a set of lies that people believe. - Ashwin Sanghi
Very little is known of the Canadian country since it is rarely visited by anyone but the Queen and illiterate sport fishermen. - P. J. O'Rourke
Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do. - Irma Kurtz
If I ever conceive any original idea, it will be because I have been abnormally prone to confuse ideas ... and I have thus found remote analogies and relations which others have not considered! Others rarely make these confusions, and proceed by precise analysis. - Kenneth J.W. Craik
Many people succeed when others do not believe in them. But rarely does a person succeed when he does not believe in himself. - Herb True
We rarely confide in those who are better than we are. - Albert Camus
Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Domestic violence rarely affects only those directly involved in the abusive relationship. - Asa Don Brown
An new idea is rarely born like Venus attended by graces. More commonly it's modeled of baling wire and acne. More commonly it wheezes and tips over. - Marge Piercy
Men rarely (if ever) manage to dream up a god superior to themselves. Most gods have the manners and morals of a spoiled child.
We bury with many different emotions. Rarely with intimations of mortality. 'Buried' is the ultimate separation of them and us. As other's lives are often only dreams to us, so also others' deaths.
Generous people are rarely mentally ill. - Dr. Karl Menninger
People don't believe what you tell them. They rarely believe what you show them. They often believe what their friends tell them. They always believe what they tell themselves. - Seth Godin
Kindness rarely costs anything, but its worth is immeasurable. - Debasish Mridha
The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Often, love is a tangled web of lies that only a broken heart would weave. Seldom is dishonesty the whole person, rather it's the pain. - Shannon L. Alder
One of the indictments of civilizations is that happiness and intelligence are so rarely found in the same person. - William Feather
The bonds that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each others life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof. - Richard Bach
Poetry may make us from time to time a little more aware of the deeper, unnamed feelings which form the substratum of our being, to which we rarely penetrate; for our lives are mostly a constant evasion of ourselves. - T.S. Eliot
Public Utility Commission (PUC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) complaints are rarely upheld. It is estimated that less than 5% of complaints are successful and that the actual number may be below 1% in some cases. - Steven Magee
Rarely do great beauty and great virtue dwell together. - Petrarch
It is said that the camera cannot lie, but rarely do we allow it to do anything else, since the camera sees what you point it at: the camera sees what you want it to see. - James Baldwin
Enmeshed in the details of life, a diary rarely talks about the important things. It turns out that most of life happens off-screen. - Laura Moncur
people confuse me, with what they say and do. They rarely say what they mean,then they get mad at me for believing what they have said. Telling me that they didn't mean it that way or that they were joking. - Tina J. Richardson
Newton's laws of physics can rarely be applied to the real world. There is more to life than cause and effect. Things just aren't that simple - Amy Zhang
To maximize our lives we think that we should get up and join in the race. Yet, we rarely consider that maybe it’s less about joining a race and more about actually creating one. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The secret of a good memory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. We rarely forget that which has made a deep impression on our minds. - Tryon Edwards
In this life at least,Our fate is rarely epic.Maybe just as well,Impervious heroes we are not… - Scott Hastie
... People with great passions, people who accomplish great deeds, people who possess strong feelings, even people with great minds and a strong personality, rarely come out of good little boys and girls. - Lev S. Vygotsky
Temptation rarely comes in working hours. It is in their leisure time that men are made or marred. - W. N. Taylor
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common. - Denis Diderot
Nonconformists travel as a rule in bunches. You rarely find a nonconformist who goes it alone. And woe to him inside a nonconformist clique who does not conform with nonconformity - Eric Hoffer
People who comprehend a thing to its very depths rarely stay faithful to it forever. For they have brought its depths into the light of day: and in the depths there is always much that is unpleasant to see. - Friedrich Nietzsche
I don't believe in writer's block. Who can function working seven days a week at job. It's the same with writing. Take a break and let the words come to you. It rarely comes if you force it and if it does, you'll probably regret what you wrote down on paper. - Lillian R. Melendez
Relations are by product of Money(mostly), keep your finances in line and rest all is taken care" This is a fact, which would be rarely accepted by people, but inside everyone knows that...Those who've not yet experienced it would still say, money cannot buy love, respect bla bla bla... - honeya
The universe is big, its vast and complicated, and ridiculous. And sometimes, very rarely, impossible things just happen and we call them miracles. And that's the theory. Nine hundred years, never seen one yet, but this would do me. - Steven Moffat
Blame is such a self-defeating choice. It renders one helpless, putting any solution well out of reach, for we rarely can change others. Consider this, a solution well within your reach, someone you can surely change: Yourself. - Russell Kyle
Well-behaved women rarely make history.
Greatness rarely comes easy. - James Boag
The truth is rarely pure and never simple. Modern life would be very tedious if it were either, and modern literature a complete impossibility. - Oscar Wilde
Rarely has a new player on the game captured so much attention so fast. - Auliq Ice
Play and productivity are no longer two separate worlds that rarely meet. They can come together like happy fistfuls of Play-Doh, beautifully blending to reveal the brand-new colors of a meaningful life. You get to play AND do. Play matters. Your life matters. It's time to manifest. - Marney K. Makridakis
Man rarely knows his power. - Mitch Albom The Time Keeper
Mythology is like a game of Chinese Whispers. What goes in at one end of the human circle is rarely what emerges at the other end. - Ashwin Sanghi
Real life is sometimes boring, rarely conclusive and boy, does the dialogue need work. - Sarah Rees Brennan
We are all capable of evil thoughts, but only very rarely of evil deeds: we can all do good deeds, but very few of us can think good thoughts. - Cesare Pavese
Children are something, don't ya think? " she rarely spoke in that way, the freaky speculative way." I mean, you fall in love and as a result, little people are running around - Jebreel Nahaary
In my experience, economists rarely believe passionately in, or care passionately for, the free market. They are generally more concerned to reveal the market's imperfections, to further their own professional importance. - Terence Kealey
American diversity rarely applies to money and success. - Suzanne Munshower
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