quote by Jon Foreman

I think sunrises are rarer for me, but sunset is my favourite time of day.

— Jon Foreman

Jittery Rarer quotations

Few men are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of their colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality for those who seek to change the world which yields most painfully to change.

Rare as is true love, true friendship is rarer.

A lucky man is rarer than a white crow.

Love is rarer than genius itself. And friendship is rarer than love.

Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage.

Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage.

In my experience, it is rarer to find a really happy person in a circle of millionaires than among vagabonds.

You should remember that though another may have more money, beauty, and brains than you, when it comes to the rarer spiritual values such as charity, self-sacrifice, honor, nobility of heart, you have an equal chance with everyone to be the most beloved and honored of all people.

It is also rarer to find happiness in a man surrounded by the miracles of technology than among people living in the desert of the jungle and who by the standards set by our society would be considered destitute and out of touch.

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.

There are more dead people than living.

And their numbers are increasing. The living are getting rarer.

Know that joy is rarer, more difficult, and more beautiful than sadness.

Once you make this all-important discovery, you must embrace joy as a moral obligation.

Good advice is rarer than rubies.

I think it inevitably follows, that as new species in the course of time are formed through natural selection, others will become rarer and rarer, and finally extinct. The forms which stand in closest competition with those undergoing modification and improvement will naturally suffer most.

We tell ourselves that skill is the precious resource and effort is the commodity. It's the other way around. Effort can trump ability-relentl ess effort is in fact something rarer than the ability to engage in some finely tuned act of motor coordination.

There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.

There are ever two ways of striving to fill one's place in the world: one is by seeking to prove one's self useful; the other, by striving to render one's self useless. The first way is the commoner and the more attractive; the second is the rarer and more noble.

Is there a rarer being, Is there a fairer sphere Where the strong are not unseeing, And the harvests are not sere; Where, ere the seasons dwindle They yield their due return; Where the lamps of knowledge kindle While the flames of youth still burn?

Nothing is rarer than real goodness.

Occasions are rare; and those, who know how to seize upon them, are rarer.

Then also pretexts for seizing property are never wanting, and one who begins to live by rapine will always find some reason for taking the goods of others, whereas causes for taking life are rarer and more quickly destroyed.

The rarer action is in virtue than in vengeance.

I eat meat, the rarer the better.

In those days, male dancers were a rarer breed than women.

as they are still today, A good male dancer, one as strong as we were, was very difficult to come by if you couldn't afford to pay them.

In general, indulgence for those we know is rarer than pity for those we know not.

It is in the nature of all party systems that the authentically political talents can assert themselves only in rare cases, and it is even rarer that the specifically political qualifications survive the petty maneuvers of party politics with its demands for plain salesmanship.

The public must learn how to cherish the nobler and rarer plants, and to plant the aloe, able to wait a hundred years for it's bloom, or it's garden will contain, presently, nothing but potatoes and pot-herbs.

Blow out, you bugles, over the rich Dead! There's none of these so lonely and poor of old, But, dying, has made us rarer gifts than gold.

The pleasure of one's effect on other people still exists in age - what's called making a hit. But the hit is much rarer and made of different stuff.

Truth telling is the first building block of character -- a quality that seems to be getting rarer and rarer in all-forgiving America.

That's the power of great insights. Insights, not ideas. There's a difference. Ideas, valuable though they may be, are a dime a dozen in business. Insight is much rarer -- and therefore more precious. In the advertising business, a good idea can inspire a great commercial. But a good insight can fuel a thousand ideas, a thousand commercials.

There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability.

It is the ability to recognize ability.

Great men are rare, poets are rarer, but the great man who is a poet, transfiguring his greatness, is the rarest of all events.

Comedians are a much rarer and far more valuable commodity than all the gold and precious stones in the world.