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Finesse Quotes

We’ve collected the best Finesse Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Graeme Le Saux, Andrew Haigh, Rob Sheffield, Karl Malone, Karen Carney. Use them as an inspiration.

Digital has obviously changed things a lot, but not all for the better as far as I’m concerned. Of course it’s much more convenient and you‘re getting instant results, but to me it just lacks the finesse of a roll of film and it has a slightly superimposed feel.
Graeme Le Saux
Our lives are largely made up of a series of mundane moments, but those little moments are often the finesse that shapes our entire existence; it’s not necessarily the big, dramatic events, although they do, too, of course.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus is just perfect in ‘Veep.’ She gets to show off the spiky claws beneath her patrician finesse. The obvious way to play ‘Veep’ would be to make Louis-Dreyfus a folksy heroine, one with more common sense or populist heart than her enemies. But she isn’t one.
I don’t know what my label is. I just think of myself as a plain forward. I like to think I have some finesse to my game, but inside the paint is where men are made. If you can’t play there, you should be home with your mama.
Men’s is at a fast pace and focused on strength, whereas the women‘s is full of finesse and more skilful – and I think that’s what the public have to associate with; male and female football is very different.
Doing background score for a film is not an easy task. It requires constant and deep learning and it is the only way to create a score with finesse.
If I felt like I needed to be aggressive all the time, it would have been impossible to be the player that I was. Or John Terry, if he had tried to be a player of finesse, probably he wouldn’t have been the same.
I come from not just a household but a country where the finesse of language, well-balanced sentence, structure, syntax, these things are driven into us, and my parents, bless them, are great custodians of the English language.
Our album stuff, we bring it to our producer to help us finesse. But anything that’s been on YouTube and a lot of the stuff that’s been on the album, too, it started from us just sitting around in a circle and jamming it and finding where the parts fit.
Even if we don’t play fantastically, with good passing and precision and finesse, the most important thing is to win.
I don’t like broad swords. They’re not much fun. A broad sword is just a big chunk of steel, and there’s not much finesse in it, not much skill, I don’t think anyway.
And hip-hop is about style and finesse and being creative and different, and to do that you have to be ballsy enough to not do what everybody else does.
Women play a finesse game: a real pattern game as opposed to flash and dash, power and strength.
The cello is such a versatile instrument. It can rock like the hardest rock guitar, and it can sing like the human voice. We couldn’t do what we do without the classical training. It’s a hard instrument to play. There are no frets, and it takes finesse and technique to play.
The most memorable part of filming ‘Finesse,’ I’d have to say, was the kissing scene. It was just so odd for me.
We just compare our lifestyle to movies so you can relate to them. When I say, ‘I bought a carpet from Aladdin so I could finesse and do magic,’ that means I had to get me a new whip or I had to get me something in disguise to work my magic, to finesse, to get out of here.
What I love about tennis is the gracefulness. It’s an aggressive and powerful game, but it takes touch and finesse.
I prefer the finesse of French humour. English humour is more scathing, more cruel, as illustrated by Monty Python and Little Britain.
To live means to finesse the processes to which one is subjugated.
Pau has a game that’s impossible to imitate. He’s so finesse and so skilled, it’s impossible to imitate. Honestly, I’m a big fan of the game. I’ve never seen a player his size who has so many moves, so many counters and it’s impossible. His length, his size, his skills – I mean, you can’t teach that.
Zidane has tried to get me to improve. Anticipating, reading the play, putting myself in the defensive balance, I know how to do all this. So he expects the same finesse in an attacking sense.
I’m a finesse pitcher without the finesse.
As far as I’m concerned, Parnelli Jones was the greatest driver of his era. He had aggressiveness and also a finesse that no one else possessed. And he won with everything he put his hands on, including off-road.
I look at our sport as the same as tennis. Male and female tennis is very, very different. The men’s is more quick and powerful, and the women’s is more about finesse and has more rallies – and that’s the same with men’s and women’s football.
I learned to approach racing like a game of billiards. If you bash the ball too hard, you get nowhere. As you handle the cue properly, you drive with more finesse.
Juan Manuel Fangio
I am the finesse king, especially when it comes to shoes.
I’m not a writer because I want to make money. I’m a writer because I’m a very slow thinker, but I do care about thinking, and the only way I know how to think with any kind of finesse is by telling stories.
Sounds like the blues are composed of feeling, finesse, and fear.
Billy Gibbons
It was actually drumming that gave me the stamina to get into sports later. I started playing drums at 13, and when I got to the international touring level… I got interested in cross-country skiing, long-distance swimming, bicycling… things that require stamina, not finesse.
I’ve been lucky enough that in the U.K., I’ve done shows that have aired once a week. I make a show there that runs seasonally, and we make one episode a week, and that is great – the value of time. You can really think and finesse what you want to do.
Food‘s delicate. You have to handle it with finesse. You can’t just be a big ogre.
If one makes a short film with reasonable technical finesse, it will cost between Rs. 50,000 and Rs. one lakh. That’s a lot of money for someone starting off.
I had the strength and the finesse there and put it all together.
Elvis Stojko
The grappling hook allows for versatile and dynamic movement through the map, while a variety of shinobi-esque tools allow for all sorts of tricks and finesse. These are very important elements of ‘Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice”s gameplay and the protagonist‘s nature.
Back in 1990, there were fewer than 20 wineries in and around Paso Robles, a farming community midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Most of the wines produced there were rustic, highly tannic and alcoholic, with little charm or finesse.
When I played the game, you played with your feet. And the game was about finesse. Movement.
To read of a detective‘s daring finesse or ingenious stratagem is a rare joy.
Rex Stout
There is something quintessentially American about the USWNT. Last-minute, dramatic finishes and technical finesse aside, the spirit of the program reflects a determination and perseverance that resonates with the deeply held belief that with hard work, anything is possible.

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