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Fine Quotes

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
It is a fine seasoning for joy to think of those we love. 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 are fine things which you mean to do some day, under what you think will be more favorable circumstances. But the only time that is surely yours is the present, hence this is the time to speak the word of appreciation and sympathy, to do the generous deed, to forgive the fault of a thoughtless friend, to sacrifice self a little more for others. Today is the day in which to express your noblest qualities of mind and heart, to do at least one worthy thing which you have long postponed, and to use your God-given abilities for the enrichment of someone less fortunate. Today you can make your life - significant and worthwhile. The present is yours to do with as you will. Grenville Kleiser
Strategy is buying a bottle of fine wine when you take a lady out for dinner. Tactics is getting her to drink it. Frank Muir
King Jaffe Joffer So you see, my son, there is a very fine line between love and nausea. Coming to America
A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight. Robertson Davies
A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool. Joseph Roux
The stage lost a fine actor, just as science lost an acute reasoner, when he became a specialist in crime. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Dr. John H. Watson, referring to Sherlock Holmes, in "A Scandal in Bohemia"
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, Unknown
As with most fine things, chocolate has its season. There is a simple memory aid that you can use to determine whether it is the correct time to order chocolate dishes any month whose name contains the letter A, E, or U is the proper time for chocolate. Sandra
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
There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it. Maya Angelou
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, Society and Solitude: Works and Days, 1870
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment. Jane Austen
Eternal nothingness is fine if you happen to be dressed for it. Woody Allen
Any fine morning, a power saw can fell a tree that took a thousand years to grow. Edwin Teale
Wait until it is night before saying that is has been a fine day. French Proverb
The art of living lies in a fine mingling of holding on and letting go. Havelock Ellis
The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence. Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journals, 1839
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