Quotes with fine
The story is told (by Kierkegaard) of the absent-minded man so abstracted from his own life that he hardly knows he exists until, one fine morning, he wakes up to find himself dead.
Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958)
Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality, the costs become prohibitive.
Attributed by Jonathon Green, The Cynics' Lexicon: A Dictionary of Amoral Advice
Outward things don’t give; they draw out. You find in them what you bring to them. A cathedral makes only the devotional feel devotional; scenery refines only the fine-minded.
The line between failure and success is so fine that we scarcely know when we pass it-so fine that we often are on the line and do not know it.
Dress not thy thoughts in too fine a raiment. And be not a man of superfluous words or superfluous deeds.
A little more cowering would be fine.
About his autograph seekers. Interview with The Guardian, published November 7, 2005.
The public may think I'm weird. They may think I'm crazy or anything that anyone wants to think about me. That's all fine. As long as one of the things you're not thinking about me is that I'm a pedophile. Because that's not true.
I wouldn't say I'm a fan of it, because quite honestly, I'm more interested in films that deal with the human condition. Mission:Impossible is basically entertainment, and for what it is, it's fine. I don't think most actors become actors to do that type of film.
About his role in the Mission: Impossible movies.
The fine points that are uncovered in our work as a result of close study, diligent care, constant application and always trying to improve our methods represent the best and most valuable knowledge we get in business-and the sum total of that attentive attitude is what we call skill.
History is hard to know, because of all the hired bullshit, but even without being sure of "history" it seems entirely reasonable to think that every now and then the energy of a whole generation comes to a head in a long fine flash, for reasons that nobody really understands at the time -- and which never explain, in retrospect, what actually happened.
Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas (1971)