Be as a bird perched on a frail branch that she feels bending beneath her, still she sings away all the same, knowing she has wings.
I hope you love birds too. It is economical. It saves going to heaven.
There's a fine line between the Method actor and the schizophrenic.
I knew the Fondation Cartier. It's a very free, very fine place to have exhibitions. The plan was to show working as an exhibition.
For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly alive.
The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.
Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings.
With their souls of patent leather, they come down the road. Hunched and nocturnal, where they breathe they impose, silence of dark rubber, and fear of fine sand.
That's another fine mess you've gotten me into.
This kind of pastry, yes. This is what my favorite thing, what I really like. Also, extremely fine French cooking was never the thing I preferred.
It is a fine thing to establish one's own religion in one's heart, not to be dependent on tradition and second-hand ideals. Life will seem to you, later, not a lesser, but a greater thing.
Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded, nay nor canals and dockyards make the city, but men able to use their opportunity.
When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying. They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first.
Be like the bird that, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings.
A forest bird never wants a cage.
Whatever happens in life is fine - just trust in that.
I will come out with my interpretation. If I'm wrong, fine. It will become part of the debris of history, part of the give and take.
In silence we must warp much of our life, because it is too fine for speech, because also we cannot explain it to others,and because somewhat we cannot yet understand.
It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine.
I don't want to sound smug but I am reasonably satisfied with how it's gone. I think it's fine.
How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said.
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
Another fine mess you're gotten me into.
There is a fine line between censorship and good taste and moral responsibility.