quote by Alexander Pushkin

Then came a moment of renaissance, I looked up - you again are there, A fleeting vision, the quintessence Of all that`s beautiful and rare.

— Alexander Pushkin

Beautiful Rare Moments quotations

No matter what our achievements might be, we think well of ourselves only in rare moments. We need people to bear witness against our inner judge, who keeps book on our shortcomings and transgressions. We need people to convince us that we are not as bad as we think we are.

Rare moments quote It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat
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.
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That's the thing about running: your greatest runs are rarely measured by racing success. They are moments in time when running allows you to see how wonderful your life it.

Rare moments quote Be where you are, otherwise you will miss your life.
Be where you are, otherwise you will miss your life.

I am a dreamer. I know so little of real life that I just can’t help re-living such moments as these in my dreams, for such moments are something I have very rarely experienced. I am going to dream about you the whole night, the whole week, the whole year.

I seem to be a brief light that flashes but once in all the aeons of time a rare, complicated, and all-too-delicate organism on the fringe of biological evolution , where the wave of life bursts into individual, sparkling, and multicolored drops that gleam for a moment... only to vanish forever.


What could be more interesting, or in the end, more ecstatic, than in those rare moments when you see another person look at something you've made, and realize that they got it exactly, that your heart jumped to their heart with nothing in between.

Rare moments quote Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going.
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.

Friendship, love, and piety ought to be handled with a sort of mysterious secrecy; they ought to be spoken of only in the rare moments of perfect confidence, to be mutually understood in silence. Many things are too delicate to be thought; many more, to be spoken.

Everything has two aspects: the current aspect, which we see nearly always and which ordinary men see, and the ghostly and metaphysical aspect, which only rare individuals may see in moments of clairvoyance and metaphysical abstraction.

Most of your competition spend their days looking forward to those rare moments when everything goes right. Imagine how much leverage you have if you spend your time maximizing those common moments when it doesn't.

Rare moments quote Every minute spent worrying about "The way thing were" is a moment stolen from c
Every minute spent worrying about "The way thing were" is a moment stolen from creating the way things can be.

We fell in love, despite our differences, and once we did, something rare and beautiful was created. For me, love like that has only happened once, and that's why every minute we spent together has been seared in my memory. I'll never forget a single moment of it.


So here we are, in our rare and precious lives, surrounded by gorgeous moments begging to be noticed and celebrated. Go! Celebrate!

Sometimes it takes a while to recognize that someone has a special ability to get us to believe in ourselves, to tie that belief to our highest ideals and imagine that together we can do great things. In those rare moments, when such a person comes along, we need to put aside our plans and reach for what we know is possible.

Rare moments quote Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do.
Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do.

Music should elevate you. You can be raised, or left stranded. You can't be raised all the time, in my experience. This might be a rare moment. You might just go up to that level but that's always good.

How rare and wonderful is that flash of a moment when we realize we have discovered a friend.

No matter what our achievements might be, we think well of ourselves only in rare moments.

Rare moments quote Be mindful of the future... But not at the expense of the moment.
Be mindful of the future... But not at the expense of the moment.
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An apparent confusion, if lived with long enough, may become orderly .

. . A rare experience of a moment at daybreak, when something in nature seems to reveal all consciousness, cannot be explained at noon. Yet it is part of the day's unity

How rare and wonderful is that flash of a moment when we realize we have discovered a friend.

...insight, vision, moments of revelation. During those rare moments something overtakes the man and he becomes the tool of a greater Force; the servant of, willing or unwilling depending on his degree of awakeness. The photograph, then, is a message more than a mirror, and the mans a messenger who happens to be a photographer.

Rare moments quote What I always wanna tell young people now: Pay attention. This isn't gonna happe
What I always wanna tell young people now: Pay attention. This isn't gonna happen again.

During those rare moments of creativeness, when a person has something in common with the making of the universe, he feels a sense of transcendence. What could be a greater reward?

There have been only rare moments in history where individual histories were able to run their course without wars or revolutions.


When you find yourself with the Beloved, embracing for one breath, in that moment you will find your true destiny. Alas, don't spoil this precious moment. Moments like this are very, very rare.

Rare moments quote Embarrassment lasts a moment, regrets last a lifetime.
Embarrassment lasts a moment, regrets last a lifetime.

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?

At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes, which comes but rarely in history, when we step out from the old to the new, when an age ends, and when the soul of a nation, long suppressed, finds utterance.

What a person says and does in ordinary moments when when no one is looking reveals more about true character than grand actions taken while in the spotlight. Our true character is revealed by normal, consistent, everyday attitudes and behavior, not by self-conscious words or deeds or rare acts of moral courage.

Rare moments quote Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory

Somewhere slightly before or after the close of our second decade, we reach a momentous milestone--childhood's end. We have left asafe place and can't go home again. We have moved into a world where life isn't fair, where life is rarely what it should be.


Endless moons, an opaque universe, thunder, tornadoes, the quaking earth.

Rare moments of peace; forehead up against my knees, arms around my head, I though, I listened, I longed not to exist. but life was there, a transparent pearl, a star revolving slowly on its own axis.

Perfect works are rare, because they must be produced at the happy moment when taste and genius unite; and this rare conjuncture, like that of certain planets, appears to occur only after the revolution of several cycles, and only lasts for an instant.

Rare moments quote The moment you accept what troubles you've been given, the door will open.
The moment you accept what troubles you've been given, the door will open.

Perfect works are rare, because they must be produced at the happy moment when taste and genius unite; and this rare conjuncture, like that of certain planets, appears to occur only after the revolution of several cycles, and only lasts for an instant.

It isn't given to us to know those rare moments when people are wide open and the lightest touch can wither or heal. A moment too late and we can never reach them any more in this world. They will not be cured by our most efficacious drugs or slain with our sharpest swords.

In some situations I was difficult, in odd moments impossible, in rare moments loathsome, but at my best unapproachably great.

Rare moments quote We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has g
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.

If you look at the careers of great entrepreneurs and you look at the moment they took their plunge, the plunge is rarely a great financial or material risk, it’s a social risk. At the moment they started their new businesses, everyone around them said ‘you’re an idiot’.

The most important moments rarely come at a convenient time

Hypocrisy is the most difficult and nerve-racking vice that any man can pursue;

it needs an unceasing vigilance and a rare detachment of spirit. It cannot, like adultery or gluttony, be practiced at spare moments; it is a whole-time job.

The rare moment is not the moment when there is something worth looking at, but the moment when we are capable of seeing.

The adept may reach one of those rare moments that spell illumination -- aware of the light of the consciousness that illumines our consciousness as the sun dawns on the sleeping earth and bathes it in effulgence.