There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.— Oscar Levant
Jittery Fine Lines quotations
Confidence is not "They will like me". Confidence is "I'll be fine if they don't"
I suspect that dreams are an integral part of existence, with far more use for us than we've made of them...The fine line between the dream state and reality is at times, for me, quite grey.
You can either tell yourself, 'It's too hard, I don't think I'll be able to do it,' or 'Yes, I can do this. Let me at it!' Only a fine line separates the two. But I'll tell you one thing: if you work like crazy, you'll come to display capabilities that you never knew you had--potentials that you always possessed, but never tapped.
The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five words "I did not have time".
There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.
Hence no force, however great, can stretch a cord, however fine, into a horizontal line which is accurately straight: there will always be a bending downwards.
The grid is like the lines on a football field.
You can play a great game in the grid or a lousy game. But the goal is to play a really fine game.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
There's a fine line between helping others and being a people pleaser, and mistaking one for the other can be hugely detrimental. When we put others' needs before our own, we deplete our energy, which can lead to depression, physical illness, and overwhelm.
There's a fine line between being sweet and innocent and being a tough broad.
There is a fine line between serendipity and stalking.
Watch you thoughts, for they become words. Watch you words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for the become you character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny. What we think, we become. My father always said that. And I think I am fine.
If songs were lines in a conversation, the situation would be fine . . .
Theres a very fine line between not listening and not caring.
I like to think I walk that line everyday of my life.
There is a fine line between assertiveness and being relaxed.
The guy who takes a chance, who walks the line between the known and unknown, who is unafraid of failure, will succeed.
Life is that perfect fine line between ironies.
The very fine line between loneliness and solitude, reflection;
being alone, always appealed to me when I was a kid.
There's a very fine line between a groove and a rut;
a fine line between eccentrics and people who are just plain nuts.
The best listeners listen between the lines.
There's a fine line between giving the sense of freedom and being too free.
There is a very fine line between loving life and being greedy for it.
Don't get me wrong, I like to cuddle.
But there is such a fine line between cuddling and holding someone down so that they can't get away.
Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get if you don't.
There is a fine line between passion and gas.
But there's a difference between having artistic interests and being psychotic.
That's more than a fine line of differentiation, and I do see that a bit too much.
There's a fine line between masturbating while you look out a window, and masturbating while you're looking in a window. I'll give you a hint: one of 'em is super illegal.
If they give you lined paper, write the other way.
There is a very fine line between hobby and mental illness.
There's a fine line between fiction and non-fiction and I think I snorted it somewhere in 1979
I'm an extremist, I have to deal with my own extreme personality, and I walk the fine line of wanting to die and wanting to be the ruler of it all.
Art is a line around your thoughts.
There is a fine line between censorship and good taste and moral responsibility.
There's a fine line between the Method actor and the schizophrenic.
There is a fine line between free speech and hate speech.
Free speech encourages debate whereas hate speech incites violence.
It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
The bottom line is about the technique.
The little things. Fine-tuning what we have to do. No matter who is out there, maybe theyre not going to be as good, quote-unquote, as the starters may be, but the bottom line for us is to make sure were doing the right things.
It's a fine line between Saturday night and Sunday morning.
Independent films in this country are in the same position.
Miramax and Fine Line are not independent - they're with Disney! Come on. Or they're with Warner Brothers. They're all with somebody.
There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.
It seems a fine line between being a matador and being a rodeo clown
Finding the fine line between satisfying a daytime TV audience and an afternoon radio audience. That involved editing down my delivery to under an hour. I've been blessed to have great producers and a great staff to achieve that. I have a small team but they're very efficient.
It is true that there is a fine line between entrepreneurship and insanity.
Crazy people see and feel things that others don't. But you have to believe that everything is possible. If you believe it, those around you will believe it too.
There's a very fine line between underacting and not acting at all.
And not acting is what a lot of actors are guilty of. It amazes me how some of these little numbers with dreamy looks and a dead pan are getting away wit it. I'd hate to see them on stage with a dog act.
There's a fine line between pleasure and pain. Love me like a ball and chain.