Rare Quotes

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There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable
“There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Ivan E. Coyote
“I am a rare species, not a stereotype.”
Ivan Coyote

Nikki Rowe
“She is a rare soul, she has this infectious energy that makes you want to run next to her, she belonged to no one but herself & to anyone that was yet understand themselves, found the missing pieces in her presence.”
Nikki Rowe

Rick Riordan
“Amy, Dan, and Nellie were sitting at a table in a conference room, examining reproductions of Franklin documents-some so rare, the librarians told her, the only copies existed in Paris.
"Yeah, here's a rare grocery list," Dan muttered. "Wow.”
Rick Riordan, The Maze of Bones

Maquita Donyel Irvin
“she was completely whole
and yet never fully complete”
Maquita Donyel Irvin, Stories of a Polished Pistil: Lace and Ruffles

Ernest Hemingway
“To be able to say: I loved this person, we had a hell of a nice time together, it’s over but in a way it will never be over and I do know that I for sure loved this person, to be able to say that and mean it, that’s rare, señor. That’s rare and valuable.”

— Ernest Hemingway, from The Complete Short Stories ”
Ernest Hemingway, The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway

Vera Nazarian
“Today is an ephemeral ghost...

A strange amazing day that comes only once every four years. For the rest of the time it does not "exist."

In mundane terms, it marks a "leap" in time, when the calendar is adjusted to make up for extra seconds accumulated over the preceding three years due to the rotation of the earth. A day of temporal tune up!

But this day holds another secret—it contains one of those truly rare moments of delightful transience and light uncertainty that only exist on the razor edge of things, along a buzzing plane of quantum probability...

A day of unlocked potential.

Will you or won't you? Should you or shouldn't you?

Use this day to do something daring, extraordinary and unlike yourself. Take a chance and shape a different pattern in your personal cloud of probability!”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Sanjo Jendayi
“When asked why I am single, my reply is simply; I consider myself a black pearl rare in my authenticity, adding a mysterious beauty to the select few who can recognize & even fewer who appreciate my worth. So instead of dating, I throw myself into working in the field. If my Boaz recognizes me amongst the black rocks...great! If not, the magnificence of my rarity will simply radiate onto those working the fields as well in the form of teaching, which is what I do.”
Sanjo Jendayi

Kelly Braffet
“There are people who live their entire lives and never know this kind of love.”
Kelly Braffet, Josie and Jack

Zadie Smith
“That kind of inability to improve is really very rare. That kind of consistency is miraculous, in a way.”
Zadie Smith, White Teeth

Avijeet Das
“She is a rare rose. One which blooms in the night. She hides from the world. She is tender and sensitive. You can only see her from afar. Don't try to go near her. She may disappear forever from this world.”
Avijeet Das

“But people who fundamentally change are rare, in my experience, because it's bloody hard work compared to going on a march or waving a flag. Have we met a single person on this case who's radically different to the person they were forty years ago?"

"I don't know . . . I think I've changed," said Robin, then felt embarrassed to have said it out loud.

Strike looked at her without smiling for the space it took him to chew and swallow a chip, then said,

"Yeah. But you're exceptional, aren't you?”
Robert Galbraith, Troubled Blood

Jeffrey Fry
“It is a rare individual who is not possessed by their possessions.”
Jeffrey Fry

“I understood that the most beautiful, dangerous, adventurous and gratifying journeys of all is the one inside yourself, whether you're sitting in the living room or under a canopy here in Budelli. That's why staying at home and doing nothing can be really hard for many.”
Mauro Morandi

Amit Kalantri
“What makes you unique is what makes you attractive.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Jennifer Pierre
“Growth and evolution is a choice that everybody has, but it’s only rare few that choose it.”
Jennifer Pierre

Nitya Prakash
“Rare are the people who love unconditionally the ones who're still learning to love themselves.”
Nitya Prakash

Gina Barreca
“We want to possess what they’re not making any more, what not many others can get and what will distinguish us from others.”
Gina Barreca

Eva Dresden
“He could feel it coursing through her, tangled in every beat of her raging heart. Even in the slippery tears that soaked through his shirt cuff as the infant made known her indignation. It tingled against his skin and crackled along his senses. Power unlike anything he ever dreamed. An Omega. So rare as to be near extinct. Their numbers so diminished that what he knew of them came from dusty tomes and whispered rumors.”
Eva Dresden, Rite of the Omega
tags: power, rare

Kazuki Takahashi
“Yūgi [paraphrasing Atem's perspective]: I can't bet my precious cards on a wager! A real rare card isn't about how scarce it is or how much money it costs...It's different for each person...it's the 40 cards they chose out of thousands and thousands to build their deck! All those cards are precious to the duelist who chose them! All of them are one-of-a-kind.”
Kazuki Takahashi, Yu-Gi-Oh! (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 6: Includes Vols. 16, 17 18

Tea Cooper
“It was the strangest thing. Rough against her fingers until she turned it over. Where the outside coating had chipped away, a blinding flash of color shone. She twisted it in the sunlight, producing a play of color more startling than any rainbow.”
Tea Cooper, The Woman in the Green Dress
tags: opal, rare

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“When I find a man sold out to God, I have found a rare thing. And I have discovered that God is in the business of creating rare things, of which I someday hope to be one so that I might help you become one as well.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

H. Melvin James
“It was a rare moment to cherish, although a
common and simple moment, but aren’t most precious moments made of ordinary things merely perfectly arranged? --- Tares among the Wheat, Volume II, H. Melvin James”
H. Melvin James

Manu Larcenet
“It's already a good thing to have done a job you did enjoy at one point. That's pretty rare.”
Manu Larcenet, Ordinary Victories

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Like water, every moment is precious.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, Song of a Nature Lover

Margot Berwin
“A bromeliad extinct for so long that no one bothered to look for it anymore. A plant so rare even its name was gone. It was Sonali's prize. The passion plant with no name.
There was no mistaking the mysterious bromeliad, its inward-spiraling leaves forming a small black hole in the center. A mandala, Sonali had said, created by the plant world, about the mind of human beings. I had in my sights the very plant Sonali and Armand had spent so many years searching for.
Being an air plant, it did not require any soil to live- it grew straight out of a log. It was not parasitic. It had attached itself for stability only.”
Margot Berwin, Hothouse Flower and the Nine Plants of Desire

“SOME PEOPLE COME IN OUR LIVES TO TEACH US LESSONS, SOME OF THEM BECOME OUR BEST FRIENDS, THE ONES WHO STAND NEXT TO US NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS, THEY ARE RARE BUT THEY EXISTS. THOSE PEOPLE ARE MORE IMPORTANT THAN OUR FAMILY. IF YOU ARE LUCKLY ENOUGH TO HAVE THEM IN YOUR LIFE, MAKE SURE YOU KEEP THEM.”
SACHIN RAMDAS BHARATIYA

Avijeet Das
“She is a rare rose. One which blooms in the night. She hides from the world. She is tender and sensitive. You can only see her from afar. Don’t try to go near her. She may disappear forever from this world.”
Avijeet Das

Nicholas Sparks
“but it's her kindness i think i like best because i've been around long enough to know how rare something like that really is.”
Nicholas Sparks, The Best of Me

“Maiden: 'Let me go away with people who will give me the sympathy I need so much.'
Father: 'I fear such people are very seldom to be found in the world.”
Brothers Grimm

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