quote by J. Cole

One thing you should know about me is I never play to lose, Always aim high and rarely obey the rules.

— J. Cole

Astonishing Rare Things quotations

Rare things 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.

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.

The single most exciting thing you encounter in government is competence, because it's so rare.

Rare things 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 thing happen to them. They went out and happened to things.

Hard words are very rarely useful. Real firmness is good for every thing. Strut is good for nothing.

Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.

Music is art, and art is important and rare.

Important, rare things are valuable. Valuable things should be paid for.

Rare things quote True love is rare and the only thing that gives life a real meaning.

True love is rare and the only thing that gives life a real meaning.

That many-faceted thing called love succeeds in building bridges from the loneliness on this shore to the loneliness on the other one. These bridges can be of great beauty, but they are rarely built for eternity, and frequently they cannot tolerate too heavy a burden without collapsing.

That's the funny thing about life. We're rarely aware of the bullets we dodge. The just-misses. The almost-never-happeneds. We spend so much time worrying about how the future is going to play out and not nearly enough time admiring the precious perfection of the present.

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.

It's actually a rare and precious thing to discover what it is you love to do, and I encourage you to remain unapologetically consumed by it. Be faithful to your gift and very confident in its value.

A career path is rarely a path at all.

A more interesting life is usual a more crooked, winding path of missteps, luck and vigorous work. It is almost always a clumsy balance between the things you try to make happen and the things that happen to you.

THING TO TRY: If you are asked to describe a suspect to a police sketch artist, describe in precise detail, the features of the police sketch artist. This is one of the rare instances where two people can do one self-portrait.

The thing that I learned early on is you really need to set goals in your life, both short-term and long-term, just like you do in business. Having that long-term goal will enable you to have a plan on how to achieve it. We apply these skills in business, yet when it comes to ourselves, we rarely apply them.

You can acquire chic and elegance, but style itself is a rare thing.

I love being a redhead. It's a rare thing, so I think there's a bond between redheads.

Does it not appear to you versatility is the true and rare characteristic of that rare thing called genius-versatility and playfulness? In my mind they are both essential.

Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something and has lost something.

All else being equal, the guy with the best genetics will have the best physique. But rarely are all things equal.

Love is a rare and valuable thing, and you don't get to choose its object.

You just go around getting hung up on all the least convenient things-and if the only obstacle in your way is a little extra work, then that's the wonderful gift right there.

The most worthwhile things in life rarely come easy, this is a lesson I've always known. The journey continues.

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.

If we are to survive, we must have ideas, vision, and courage.

These things are rarely produced by committees. Everything that matters in our intellectual and moral life begins with an individual confronting his own mind and conscience in a room by himself.

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.

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.

Taste. You cannot buy such a rare and wonderful thing. You can't send away for it in a catalogue. And I'm afraid it's becoming obsolete.

Guilt rarely results in positive behavior.

But gratitude? Great things flow from a heart of gratitude.

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.

The jelly - the jam and the marmalade, And the cherry-and quince-'preserves' she made! And the sweet-sour pickles of peach and pear, With cinnamon in 'em, and all things rare! And the more we ate was the more to spare, Out to old Aunt Mary's! Ah!

True love is rare, and it's the only thing that gives life real meaning.

Beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God.

The rarest things in the world, next to a spirit of discernment, are diamonds and pearls. [Fr., Apres l'esprit de discernement, ce qu'il y a au monde de plus rare, ce sont les diamants et les perles.]

The greatness of peoples springs from their ability to grasp the grand conceptions of being. It is the absorption of a people, of a nation, of a rare, in large majestic and abiding things which lifts them up to the skies.

It is a rare and beautiful thing when we choose to offer love in situations when most people would choose to scorn or ignore.

There are but two roads that lead to an important goal and to the doing of great things: strength and perseverance. Strength is the lot of but a few privileged men; but austere perseverance, harsh and continuous, may be employed by the smallest of us and rarely fails of its purpose, for its silent power grows irresistibly greater with time.

The loveliest, sweetest flower that bloomed in paradise, and the first that died, has rarely blossomed since on mortal soil. It is so frail, so delicate, a thing, it is gone if it but look upon itself; and she who ventures to esteem it hers proves by that single thought she has it not.

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