Quotation Explorer - 'Refinement'

God’s discipline has nothing to do with rejection but more to do with refinement. - Gary Rohrmayer
(Quoted by ) The rude man requires only to see something going on. The man of more refinement must be made to feel. The man of complete refinement must be made to reflect. - Thomas Carlyle
It was a subtle refinement of God to learn Greek when he wished to write a book and that he did not learn it better. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking. - Albert Einstein
A life of peace, purity, and refinement leads to a calm and untroubled old age. - Cicero
The same refinement which brings us new pleasures, exposes us to new pains. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Culture has little to do with how refined a man's intellect is; it rather depends on the refinement of his emotions. - Raheel Farooq
Why was it, she asked herself, that "animals can sometimes subdue their predatory ways in only a few months, while humans, despite centuries of refinement, can quickly grow more savage than any beast? - Diane Ackerman
The surest hindrance of success is to have too high a standard of refinement in our own minds, or too high an opinion of the judgment of the public. He who is determined not to be satisfied with anything short of perfection will never do anything to please himself or others. - William Hazlitt
True refinement seeks simplicity. - Bruce Lee
All of science is nothing more than the refinement of everyday thinking. - Albert Einstein
The path of refinement is simply this: to replace thoughts and words with deeds. - Marty Rubin
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