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I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor. Edward Albee
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it. Laurence J. Peter
Genius is a bend in the creek where bright water has gathered, and which mirrors the trees, the sky and the banks. It just does that because it is there and the scenery is there. Talent is a fine mirror with a silver frame, with the name of the owner engraved on the back. Edgar Lee Masters
California is a fine place to live--if you happen to be an orange. Fred Allen
Education is what you get from reading the fine print. Experience is what you get from not reading it. Unknown
Oh, how fine it is to know a thing or two. Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molire
Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family Joachim du Bellay
There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it. Maya Angelou
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journals, 1839
King Jaffe Joffer So you see, my son, there is a very fine line between love and nausea. Coming to America
Poetry is an art, and chief of the fine arts; the easiest to dabble in, the hardest to reach true perfection. E.C. Stedman
Wait until it is night before saying that is has been a fine day. French Proverb
Some people say that cats are sneaky, evil, and cruel. True, and they have many other fine qualities as well. Missy Dizick
A man builds a fine house and now he has a master, and a task for life he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The art of living lies in a fine mingling of holding on and letting go. Havelock Ellis
We have come through a strange cycle in programming, starting with the creation of programming itself as a human activity. Executives with the tiniest smattering of knowledge assume that anyone can write a program, and only now are programmers beginning to win their battle for recognition as true professionals. Not just anyone, with any background, or any training, can do a fine job of programming... Gerald Weinberg, "The Psychology of Computer Programming"
But those rare souls whose spirit gets magically into the hearts of men, leave behind them something more real and warmly personal than bodily presence, an ineffable and eternal thing. It is everlasting life touching us as something more than a vague, recondite concept. The sound of a great name dies like an echo the splendor of fame fades into nothing but the grace of a fine spirit pervades the places through which it has passed, like the haunting loveliness of mignonette. James Grover Thurber
There are many fine ideals which are not realisable, and yet we do not refrain from teaching them. Peretz Smolenskin
Swearing is like any other music...If it is not done well, if it is not done with a fine and discriminating art, and vitalized with gracious and heartborn feeling, it lacks beauty, it lacks charm, it lacks expression, it lacks nobleness, it lacks majesty... David Gridley, Indiantown
Cherish all your happy moments; they make a fine cushion for old age. Booth Tarkington
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