Quotation Explorer - 'Finer'

It struck him really that he had never so lived with her as during this period of her silence; the silence was a sacred hush, a finer clearer medium, in which her idiosyncrasies showed. - Henry James
Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. - Virginia Woolf
The distinction between pretending you are better than you are and beginning to be better in reality is finer than moral sleuth hounds conceive. - C.S. Lewis
You are not here merely to making a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. - Woodrow Wilson
I don’t want the finer things in life, like preserves of jam and thick soft quilts, until I get what I need: the machinery to make that stuff for me. - M.C. Humphreys
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular. - Aristotle
Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul. She becomes all outer show and inward emptiness; dull, callous, and indifferent. - Virginia Woolf
Correct me if I'm wrong, but hasn't the fine line between sanity and madness gotten finer? - George Price
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. - Woodrow Wilson
Scenery is fine -but human nature is finer - John Keats
fortune has no era finer than this moment - J. Lavan
He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. - William Shakespeare
Paranoia is a finer scale of reality.
Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity. - Nancy Astor the Viscountess Astor
Wisdom is finer than pearls. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Books are a finer world within the world. (1863) - Alexander Smith
The dream vocabulary shaves meanings finer and closer than do the world's daytime dictionaries. - Mark Twain
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You impoverish yourself if you forget this errand. - Woodrow Wilson
No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut. - Sam Rayburn
Can women imagine anything finer than to experience centuries and millennia with the beloved husband in a cozy home in reverent attention to the inner workings of creative motherhood?
had all the attributes of a perfect man, and, in my opinion, no finer personality ever existed.{Edison's opinion of the great Robert Ingersoll} Thomas A. Edison - He
Southern girls are God's gift to the entire male population. There is absolutely no woman finer than one raised below the mason-dixon line and once you go southern may the good Lord help you - you never go back - Kenny Chesney
You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. - Woodrow Wilson
I felt how much better and more dignified it was for me to show off the finer side of my soul than of my body. - Leo Tolstoy
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