Rarity Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old rarity quotes, rarity sayings, and rarity proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Excellent things are rare.     


Rarity gives a charm; so early fruits and winter roses are the most prized; and coyness sets off an extravagant mistress, while the door always open tempts no suitor.     


Very rare, the intelligence of the heart. The intelligence of the whimsical brain is less rare, less attaching, sometimes tedious     

Storm Jameson

Rare is the union of beauty and purity.     


Make your company a rarity, and people will value it. Men despise what they can easily have.     

James Burgh

Our uniqueness is what makes us rare, and what makes us rare is our value to the marketplace.     

Shannon Tanner

The rare individual who has learned to govern himself is too fed up with the labor of it to want to govern anybody else.     

Henry S Haskins

Rare indeed, is the relationship in which the other is not cultivated for what one can get for oneself.     

Anthony De Mello

Rare is the man who seeks not only to heal himself but to heal his fellow man.     

Jose N. Harris

It is very rare or almost impossible that an event can be negative from all points of view.     

Dalai Lama

Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.     

Louisa Thomsen Brits

Rare indulgence produces greater pleasure.     


The rare pleasure of being seen for what one is, compensates for the misery of being it.     

Margaret Drabble

Kindness is no common virtue. It is a rare gift.     

David Samuels

It is a rare and difficult attainment to grow old gracefully and happily.     

Lydia Maria Francis

It is a rare and high privilege to be in a position to help people understand the differences that they can make not only in their own lives but in the lives of others by simply giving of themselves.     

Helen Boosalis

Its a rare thing to know one completly to the core and stil love him.     

Dean Koontz

Rare is the person who can weigh the faults of others without putting his thumb on the scales.     


To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization     

Harriet Beecher-Stowe

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

Ed Cunningham