It is a very rare man who does not victimize the helpless.
When it comes to the point, really bad men are just as rare as really good ones.
Among Life's precious jewels, Genuine and rare, The one that we call friendship Has worth beyond compare.
A gifted teacher is as rare as a gifted doctor, and makes far less money.
This isn't one of those rare diseases that we don't have the solution for. We know how to fix hunger.
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
Truth is so rare that it is delightful to tell it.
Beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God.
Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.
So rare is the union of beauty with modesty.
Readers are plentiful: thinkers are rare.
Wanting to work is so rare a merit that it should be encouraged.
Let us beware of saying that death is the opposite of life.
The living being is only a species of the dead, and a very rare species.
The truly educated man is that rare individual who can separate reality from illusion.
Everyone has a talent. What is rare is the courage to nurture it in solitude and to follow the talent to the dark places where it leads.
I'm an ocean, because I'm really deep. If you search deep enough you can find rare exotic treasures.
Rare is the human being, immature or mature, who has never felt an impulse to pretend he is some one or something else.
He's just like my father that way-my father just adored my mother and let her do whatever she wanted. John's like that. He's a very rare man, a very good man, and I've had a good life with him. I'm proud to be walking in the wake of Johnny's fame.
True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture.
It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare.
Respect human talent, respond to genius, recognize reality, admire truth and beauty, realize the meaning of the rare flower Reason.
Real love is a pilgrimage. It happens when there is no strategy, but it is very rare because most people are strategists.
The world could not long ignore a holy church.
The church is not despised because it is holy: it is despised because it is not holy enough. There is not enough difference between the people inside the church and those outside to be impressive. A church in which saints were as common as now they are rare would convict the world, if only by contrast. Sanctity cannot be ignored. Even a little bit is potent. So far from the gates of hell prevailing against it, it hammers on their triple steel.
Kind thoughts are rarer than either kind words or deeds.
They imply a great deal of thinking about others. This in itself is rare. But they also imply a great deal of thinking about others without the thoughts being criticisms. This is rarer still.
She knew how to trust people... a rare quality, revealing a character far above average.
Only in the most unusual cases is it useful to determine whether a book is good or bad; for it is just as rare for it to be one or the other. It is usually both.
The older I get, the more I realize how rare it is to meet a kindred spirit.
To get to be somebody who gets to love what they do for a living, that's so rare, and so there must be some kind of price you have to pay.
The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare.
Television: A medium. So called because it's neither rare nor well done.
Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.
Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.
And what would humans be without love?
RARE, said Death.