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Eternal nothingness is fine if you happen to be dressed for it. Woody Allen
I sometimes think we expect too much of Christmas Day. We try to crowd into it the long arrears of kindliness and humanity of the whole year. As for me, I like to take my Christmas a little at a time, all through the year. And thus I drift along into the holidays--let them overtake me unexpectedly--waking up some fine morning and suddenly saying to myself Why this is Christmas Day David Grayson
Cherish all your happy moments: they make a fine cushion for old age. Christopher Morley
Nowadays a citizen can hardly distinguish between a tax and a fine, except that the fine is generally much lighter. G.K. Chesterton
Oh, how fine it is to know a thing or two. Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molire
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journals, 1839
The art of living lies in a fine mingling of holding on and letting go. Havelock Ellis
It is a fine seasoning for joy to think of those we love. Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molire
The unique personality which is the real life in me, I can not gain unless I search for the real life, the spiritual quality, in others. I am myself spiritually dead unless I reach out to the fine quality dormant in others. For it is only with the god enthroned in the innermost shrine of the other, that the god hidden in me, will consent to appear. Felix Adler
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it. Laurence J. Peter
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 peril of every fine faculty is the delight of playing with it for pride. Talent is commonly developed at the expense of character, and the greater it grows, the more is the mischief. Talent is mistaken for genius, a dogma or system for truth, ambition for greatest, ingenuity for poetry, sensuality for art. Ralph Waldo Emerson
O what fine thought we had because we thought that the worst rogues and rascals had died out. W. B. Yeats, Nineteen Hundred And Nineteen
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment. Jane Austen
Many could forgo heavy meals, a full wardrobe, a fine house, et cetera it is the ego they cannot forgo. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Drawing on my fine command of language, I said nothing. Unknown
Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing. Robert Benchley
A fat paunch never breeds fine thoughts. Saint Jerome, Letter
Although the constant shadow of certain death looms over everyday, the pleasures and joys of life can be so fine and affecting that the heart is nearly stilled in astonishment. Dean Koontz, Watchers
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