Fine Line Quotes

Fine Line Quotes by Gary Oldman, Andrew Scheer, Daniel Clowes, George Murray, Margherita Missoni, Serj Tankian and many others.

There's no handbook for parenting. So you walk a very f

There’s no handbook for parenting. So you walk a very fine line as a parent because you are civilizing these raw things. They will tip the coffee over and finger-paint on the table. At some point, you have to say, ‘We’re gonna have to clean that up because you don’t paint with coffee on a table.’
Gary Oldman
I think there’s a fine line between confidence and arrogance.
Andrew Scheer
I have this certain vision of the way I want my comics to look; this sort of photographic realism, but with a certain abstraction that comics can give. It’s kind of a fine line.
Daniel Clowes
Humour is a fine line to walk in poetry, as in fiction. I just think it’s harder to write. It’s harder to keep the respect of the reader too.
George Murray
Shoes are the first thing I notice on a man. I like classic styles – not too square, not too pointy, not too fashiony. There’s a fine line between too much and too little effort.
Margherita Missoni
Life is that perfect fine line between ironies.
Serj Tankian
We do appreciate that we have a very conservative audience and we do try to walk the fine line of that and not offend anybody.
Martie Maguire
I normally don’t ever talk about my dating life or anything super personal in the press just because I feel like there’s this fine line between what to keep to myself and what to share.
Lizzie Velasquez
There’s a fine line between stubbornness and the positive side of that, which is dogged determination.
Jeb Bush
There’s a fine line between saying, ‘You can’t tell me what I can and can’t do,’ and taking on board people’s opinions.
Cassie Ventura
There’s definitely a fine line between tasteful and tasteless, and as a stylist, it’s a line you want to ride very carefully.
Brad Goreski
I always believed there’s a fine line between love and hate.
Susan Blommaert
With the Raiders, you walk a little bit of a fine line. It’s hard to be objective, and it’s hard to be critical.
Howie Long
Surprise is not humor. I think that there can be a fine line there.
Keegan-Michael Key
I’m sure I frustrate the trainers – in fact, I know I frustrate the trainers to no end. But I think there’s a very fine line. I listen to their advice. I take their medical expertise very seriously. But then I also, the reason I am where I am, the reason I play the way I play, is because I push beyond normal.
J. J. Watt
I am very interested in that fine line between fiction and reality and between comedy and tragedy – and pushing the line as much as possible.
Jill McCorkle
The global ‘currency wars’ are likely here to stay due to the fine line between legitimate monetary balancing and sometimes self-serving trade manipulation. But these artificial mechanisms lack tangible or lasting value.
Dinesh Paliwal
There’s a fine line between what would characterize you as a troglodyte and what would characterize you as a brilliant, avant-garde, forward-thinking genius. There’s some middle ground.
Michael Eisner
For me, there’s a fine line between being a cheeseball and being a good performer.
Norah Jones
In the courtroom, it’s where a lawyer really becomes an actor. There’s a very fine line between delivering a monologue in a play and delivering a monologue to a jury. I’ve always felt that way – I’ve been in a lot of courtrooms. The best lawyers are really theatrical.
Woody Harrelson
We go there with confidence, but we know there is a very fine line between success and failure in this game.
Alan Shearer
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.
Dennis Hopper
It’s a fine line to find that balance: to show people enough to give them the promise of something unique, and something they want to see, but at the same time make sure that when they show up for the movie, they’re surprised by what they eventually get.
Joseph Kosinski
Our job as pros is to walk a very fine line: be the best but stay healthy so you can continue to progress and be at the top. You can’t push the sport and yourself if you’re always hurt.
Gretchen Bleiler
There’s a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
Colin Hay
You definitely need self-belief and confidence, but there is a very fine line between that and arrogance. I would like to think I sit on the other side of that.
Todd Cantwell
I know I walk a fine line between being a respected actor and being what they call a sex symbol.
Eva Mendes
There’s a fine line between angry and grumpy. Angry isn’t nice, but grumpy is funny.
Rick Wakeman
Every actor is different, but it’s a very fine line when it comes to how much information they have versus how much they need to let their imagination fill in the blanks.
Marielle Heller
There’s got to be a fine line where I can find I’m still throwing the ball how I usually throw it, but it’s able to dive down after a certain height and get to the guy.
Josh Allen
It’s a fine line between hack and good comedy.
Jimmy O. Yang
There’s a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.
Steven Wright
I think that there’s a fine line between comedy and drama.
Michael Mosley
It is a fine line between making fun of the right thing and making fun of the wrong thing. And the language oftentimes is the same.
Justin Simien
It’s a fine line between self-assuredness and arrogance.
Ian Gillan
I am able to carry storylines. When you’re good at what you do, you’re going to work. That’s a good thing. But from the standpoint of being an attraction, sometimes too much isn’t good. So it’s a difficult fine line.
Big Show
All of the material for ‘The Fine Line’ was created via improvisation with my partner, but not in front of an audience. We’d continue to refine it in front of an audience based on their responses until it was set and scripted.
Douglas Wood
There’s a fine line between something saving you time and replacing a bit of you that could be useful. I’ve certainly become more and more aware of that.
Emily Berrington
It’s important to have an examined life – but it’s a fine line between having an examined life and being hypercritical of oneself. There has to be balance in there somewhere.
Jennifer Nettles
Sometimes, there’s a fine line between bravery and utter stupidity. The day I decided to climb into a boxing ring for a professional fight was probably on the side of stupidity.
Andrew Flintoff
Sometimes I think that there’s a fine line between impressionistic and messy.
Lady Gaga
People say I am a little bit weird with the way I go about things, it’s a fine line.
Steve Smith
I’ve always been fascinated by the difference between the jokes you can tell your friends but you can’t tell to an audience. There’s a fine line you have to tread because you don’t know who is out there in the auditorium. A lot of people are too easily offended.
Billy Connolly
I realized that there’s this fine line between being personal and being general and being alienating.
Sharon Van Etten
There’s a fine line between genius and insanity, as we all know.
Mackenzie Phillips
There is a fine line between serendipity and stalking.
David Coleman
As you get older, you realize it’s work. It’s that fine line between love and companionship. But passionate love? I’d love to know how to make that last.
Tracey Ullman
There’s been so many different types of musicals, and it’s a funny genre because there’s a fine line between clever and stupid. It really takes a genius to know how to do it.
Melissa Etheridge
There’s a fine line between the Method actor and the schizophrenic.
Nicolas Cage
It’s wrong to say that there is no performance in a glamorous role. Even a glam role takes in a lot of effort. There is a fine line between being glamorous and being vulgar; you have to feel comfortable in what you wear.
Rakul Preet Singh
There’s a very fine line between a groove and a rut; a fine line between eccentrics and people who are just plain nuts.
Christine Lavin
I saw ‘The Help’ on DVD. I was blown away by Viola Davis: she really straddled that fine line in the plot between what was tragic and what was heart-warming.
Ruth Bradley
There is a fine line between guilt and innocence.
Konkona Sen Sharma
I think that the more comfortable and the more you rehearse – granted, I don’t like to take the air out of a tire; there is a fine line – but I think the freer you are with your dialogue, for example, the more open you are to a good idea walking up to you.
Krysten Ritter
The music business is a crazy game, especially for somebody like me who is really a purist about the art. Trying to balance the pressures of commercialism, it’s a tightrope. It’s a fine line between sticking to your guns and insanity.
It is a fine line between communicating and being too chummy. My players, when I’ve been promoted, have been upset by top-flight refs being mates with opposition players.
Neil Warnock
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.
Davey Havok
I have enough rings to cover both hands, but that is crass. There is a fine line between looking nice and looking over. Sometimes, I look at myself and say, ‘Craig, that is over.’ You have to be careful.
Craig David
A lot of times continuity is your best hope for taking that next step. Can you have a balance of continuity and some additions and bolster it and walk that fine line of adding and embracing continuity?
Mike Budenholzer
When you’re 16 and when you’re 17, you’re kind of walking that fine line of being an adult and legally being able to look out for yourself, while being able to look out for yourself and being treated as a child.
Katherine Langford
Think about scary movies: There’s a fine line between horror and humor.
Roy Blount, Jr.
It is a fine line to be this PG superstar and also a role model and a bad guy and playing off our personality.
Enzo Amore
There is a fine line between censorship and good taste and moral responsibility.
Steven Spielberg
I always reference ‘Mad Max’ when I think about what I want to wear. But it’s a fine line between that and ‘Edward Scissorhands’.
Julian Casablancas
‘3:10 to Yuma’ was one that I just kept on talking and thinking about after reading it. And I think the reason is because, like in most Westerns, you have the very clear-cut bad-guy/good-guy, however, as the movie progresses, you kind of see that it’s a very fine line that divides these two.
Christian Bale
Where I’ve arrived now is the product of mixing the very straight with the very exploratory; there’s a fine line between the two, although it tends to be getting straighter and straighter because my songwriting is getting better.
Andy Partridge
There’s a fine line between brave and mad. But whatever I do, I go for it.
Viv Albertine
I think there’s a really fine line between innovating and being gimmicky, and we’re trying to stay on the proper side of that.
Oliver Luck
There is a fine line between assertiveness and being relaxed.
Justin Guarini
There’s a fine line between lead actor and supporting actor.
Ron Cephas Jones
At home I have a Tibetan terrier. I’m still not sure if he’s a genius or very thick. It’s a fine line.
Hugh Bonneville
The fine line that you do when you do political comedy is, as long as you have that laugh, you’re fine.
Lewis Black
It’s very important what you say to kids. You have to walk a very fine line between talking about your life and talking about what you’ve done.
Frank Vincent
I think there’s a very fine line between the type of performing that some actors do, and being in a state in your mind where you actually believe what’s going on. If we weren’t actors, what would we do with that ability? Would we not be slightly insane? Mentally ill? I don’t know.
Samantha Morton
There’s always a fine line that divides hostility from neutrality, and I don’t want to pass that line.
Ed Dwight
There’s is a fine line between living one’s truth and looking good.
Amala Akkineni