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Motivational Rare Quotes

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To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Related topics: Values

Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious,
one should preserve it.
- Anais Nin

Friends are those rare people who ask how we are
and then wait to hear the answer.
- Anonymous

Real friendships among men are so rare
that when they occur they are famous.
- Clarence Day


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


Friendship without self-interest
is one of the rare and beautiful things in life.
- James Francis Byrnes

However rare true love may be,
it is less so than true friendship.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Go ahead. Weep for the rare,
the never seen this way again,
the excruciating, ineffable,
unmitigated beauty of love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


 

Except in cases of necessity, which are rare,
leave your friend to learn
unpleasant things from his enemies;
they are ready enough to tell them.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

In individuals, insanity is rare;
but in groups, parties, nations and epochs,
it is the rule.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

It is curious - curious that physical courage
should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare
- Mark Twain

If you can speak what you will never hear,
if you can write what you will never read,
you have done rare things.
- Henry David Thoreau

Time to Die:
A Zen teacher had a rare and priceless teacup.
One day, his precocious student accidentally broke the cup.
Hearing the footsteps of his teacher,
the student held the pieces of the cup behind his back.
When the master appeared, he asked: "Why do people have to die?"
"This is natural," explained the teacher.
"Everything has to die and has just so long to live."
The student showed the shattered cup, saying,
"It was time for your cup to die."
- Traditional Zen Koan

The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.
- Henry David Thoreau

People rarely succeed unless they
have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie

Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking.
There is an almost universal quest
for easy answers and half-baked solutions.
Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace
and those who could make a good peace
would never have won the war.
- Winston Churchill

The attempt to combine wisdom and power
has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
- Albert Einstein

Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic,
for authority can rarely survive in the face of doubt.
- Robert Lindner

Unlike presidential administrations,
problems rarely have terminal dates.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
- Oscar Wilde

It is a wonderful advantage to a man,
in every pursuit or avocation,
to secure an adviser in a sensible woman.
In woman there is at once a subtle delicacy of tact,
and a plain soundness of judgement,
which are rarely combined to an equal degree in man.
A woman, if she be really your friend,
will have a sensitive regard for your character, honor, repute.
She will seldom counsel you to do a shabby thing:
for a woman friend always desires to be proud of you.
- Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ordinary people seem not to realize
that those who really apply themselves
in the right way to philosophy
are directly and of their own accord
preparing themselves for dying and death.
- Socrates

There are three classes of people:
those who see,
those who see when they are shown,
those who do not see.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

An instructed and intelligent people
are always more decent and orderly
than an ignorant and stupid one.
- Adam Smith

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

You can't base your life on other people's expectations.
- Stevie Wonder

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

I distrust those people who know so well
what God wants them to do,
because I notice it always coincides
with their own desires.
- Susan B. Anthony

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

Many people love in themselves what they hate in others.
- E. F. Schumacher

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The way to happiness is what I call Zero-Based Gratitude.
Each day be happy and grateful for what you have,
independent of yesterday and of other people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You cannot hate other people without hating yourself.
- Oprah Winfrey

Too many people overvalue what they are not,
and undervalue what they are.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

Mind what people do, not only what they say,
for deeds will betray a lie.
- Terry Goodkind

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

It is only in adventure that some people
succeed in knowing themselves -
in finding themselves.
- Andre Gide

You can fool all the people some of the time,
and some of the people all the time,
but you cannot fool all the people all the time.
- Abraham Lincoln (sometimes attributed to P. T. Barnum)

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

People do not seem to realize that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

Most people do not listen with the intent to understand;
they listen with the intent to reply.
- Stephen R. Covey

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What people say, what people do,
and what they say they do
are entirely different things.
- Margaret Mead

Go to the people
Live among them
Learn from them
Love them
Serve them
Plan with them
Start with what they know
Build on what they have.
- Jimmy Yen (Y. C. James Yen)

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

Worthless people live only to eat and drink;
people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Conventional people are roused to fury
by departure from convention,
largely because they regard such departure
as a criticism of themselves.
- Bertrand Russell

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles;
but today it means getting along with people.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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