The finer the bait, the shorter the wait!
Where it was once de rigueur to wear a tie in New York's finer establishments, that practice is now de rigor mortis.
He's a spectacular human being. I've never met a finer person.
And ne'er did a Grecian chisel trace A nymph, a naiad, or a grace, Of finer form or lovelier face.
No man has ever risen to the real stature of spiritual manhood until he has found that it is finer to serve somebody else than it is to serve himself.
Scenery is fine - but human nature is finer.
No one has a finer command of language than the person who keeps his mouth shut.
There is no finer sensations in life that which comes with victory over one's self. Go forward to a goal of inward achievement, brushing aside all your old internal enemies as you advance.
The miracles of the church seem to me to rest not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from afar off, but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there about us always.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.
Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain.
Who tells a finer tale than any of us. Silence does.
It is a pleasant thing to reflect upon, and furnishes a complete answer to those who contend for the gradual degeneration of the human species, that every baby born into the world is a finer one than the last.
The true artist doesn't substitute immorality for morality. On the contrary, he always substitutes a finer morality for a grosser one.
I'm fulfilled in what I do. I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes - the finer things of life - would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a spiritual sense.
Capitalism attacks and destroys all the finer sentiments of the human heart; it ruthlessly sweeps away old traditions and ideas opposed to its progress, and it exploits and corrupts those things once held sacred.
There is something that is much more scarce, something finer far, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability.
I believe with all my heart that civilization has produced nothing finer than a man or woman who thinks and practices true tolerance.
Our ideal is to make her ever stronger and better and finer, because in that way alone, as we believe, can she be of the greatest service to the world's peace and to the welfare of mankind.
Some critics of my work took the view that a satirist should defer to the finer feelings of his readers and respect widely held beliefs.
Once conform, once do what others do because they do it, and a kind of lethargy steals over all the finer senses of the soul.
A well-ordered life is like climbing a tower; the view halfway up is better than the view from the base, and it steadily becomes finer as the horizon expands.
It is finer to bring one noble human being into the world and rear it well... than to kill ten thousand.
I like when my man is worldly, knows the finer things in life, is well traveled, educated. It's important to me that he's able to talk to all types of people, from doctors to dishwashers.