Hands Quotes by Susan Jeffers, Jerry Tarkanian, Jules Amedee Barbey d’Aurevilly, Aubrey Plaza, Helen Rowland, Michela Wrong and many others.
It is our responsibility to leave
the people of the future a free
A remarkable parallel
, which I think has never been noticed
, obtains between the facts
of social evolution on the one hand, and of zological evolution as expounded by Mr. Darwin
on the other.
There is a book into which some
of us are happily
led to look, and to look again, and never tire
of looking. It is the Book of Man. You may open
that book whenever
and wherever you find another human voice
yours, and another human hand to take in your own.
He leans over and takes her hand. With the other he touches her face. вЂYou your best
thing, Sethe. You are.вЂ™ His holding fingers
are holding hers. вЂMe? Me?
Nature has placed his own happiness
in each man’s hands, if he only knew how
to use it.
Ah, but art and trouble
go hand in hand. If you cannot be troubled
art from your heart, then your art will never trouble the heart of others.
Your hands, your eyes, your voice, your thoughts are your servants
Fiction is a potent agent
for good–in the hands of the good.
And your police
are like our police in the Realm?’ Blue said. ‘They flog you if you do something wrong
and cut off your hand if youвЂ™re caught stealing
?’ No, they donвЂ™t do that, Henry
said uncertainly. Why not? ItвЂ™s pretty silly
not to, isnвЂ™t it?’ Blue said.
me to fall
on my back with my legs spread
.” “Not necessarily
. … You can fall on your hands and knees if you prefer. Or against the wall. Or on the kitchen
counter. I suppose
I might let you be on top, if you make it worth my while.
his owne businesse, foules not his hands.
There is something about a Republican
that you can only stand him just so long
; and on the other hand, there is something about a Democrat
that you can’t stand him quite
Something in my gut twisted
so hard that it felt like I was being
tickled by an invisible
hand, and it took
me a moment to realize what it was. Hope. It had been so long since I’d felt it that the sensation
was like something
living inside me, something wonderful waiting to break free, just like I was.
I can imagine nothing more wonderful than
to keep a man. It’s this NOT wanting to keep them, and yet not quite being able to disentangle one’s self, never quite having
to stike at the hands on the gunwale with an oar until they let go – that’s the horrible thing.
Beecher Stowe thought Uncle
was written through her by Another Hand, so little did she know what was going to happen from moment to moment in the book. She herself
was amazed at what she was writing.
Africa is blessed
to have women and men
like yourselves who have little to give but give what you have with open hands and open hearts.
One of the speakers asked
how many women had been harassed or abused sexually
in their life? There were thousands of women in the audience
, and almost every one of them raised her hand.
It’s a grand thing to be able to take your money in your hand and to think no more of it when it slips away
from you than you would a trout
that would slip
back into the stream
Freedom, I found is not only in the running
but in the heart, the mind, the hands.
This was a brainchild of mine
, to build a shop
where you could walk up to everything and didn’t feel like you
had to keep your hands off. I wanted a shop that you could walk into and feel comfortable
in, and I wanted women to feel comfortable in the shop as well
My hope is in you, Lord. Be my refuge
, for You are my strength…. Into Your hands, Lord, I commend
. You have redeemed
me, Lord, God of Truth.
He wants them to learn to walk and must therefore
take away His hand.
I feel like a juggler
running out of hands.
Don’t look at the world with your hands in your pockets
. To write about it you have to reach
out and touch it.
asked me to tell a story without my hands, and I couldn’t talk.
In a great gasp, puts her head
in her hands again and cries as if her throat
were a cave
, as if the howling winds
came from her belly
, she cries like a storm that will never end.
The only fence
against the world is a thorough
knowledge of it, into which a young gentleman
should be enter’d by degrees
, as he can bear it; and the earlier
the better, so he be in safe
and skillful hands to guide him.
She put her hand on her hip. “Where are you going?” “To the boat
. You called me Lord Bill again. That means
.” Cerise slapped
with the heel of her hand and followed
if it’s going to be done, let’s do it. Let’s not put it in the hands of fate
. Let’s not put it in the hands of someone
who doesn’t know me
. I know me best. Then take a breath
and go ahead.
A new word
with possibilities. A flawless pearl
to turn over and over in my hand, then put away for safekeeping.
I know only enough
of God to want to worship
him, by any means ready to hand.
The last word always belongs
to the audience. … Yes, that is a most powerful
feeling. One that is worth savouring on dark nights
when the wind blows
. On the other hand, there is no way of ever knowing, when one steps
out into that circle
, if the connection
will be made.
When I’m having trouble I write by hand. There is some connection between the mind and the fingers that draws
I smiled and ran my hand through his dark curls
. вЂњSo, Death
, what do we do now?
The more we learn about the wonders
of our universe, the more clearly
we are going to perceive the hand of God.
Yanking his inner manwhore back to the land of polite
conversating, he forced
his hands to stop
I love having the photograph
in my hand. I love looking at the photograph. I love looking at a box
. I just love the still photograph.
We never read without profit
if with the pen or pencil in our hand we mark
such ideas as strike
us by their novelty
, or correct
those we already possess.
Nothing so bolsters our self-confidence
and reconciles us with ourselves as the continuous
ability to create; to see things grow and develop
under our hand, day in, day out.
Thy way, not mine, O Lord, however
dark it be; lead
me by thine
own hand; choose out the path
While I am on, I can discipline
myself to that extent. When I am off, I can’t discipline myself at all. On the other hand, when I am off, there are so many things I like doing, it doesn’t really matter
If thereвЂ™s one thing that makes a man sick
, itвЂ™s to have his ale poured out of an ugly
We have peace
with God as soon
as we believe, but not always with ourselves. The pardon
may be past the prince’s hand and seal
, and yet not put into the prisoner
is not in His right hand
; God’s sovereignty is not in His intellect; God’s sovereignty is in His love.
No one places
her dreams in the hands of those who might destroy them.
I don’t know what is marijuana
. Perhaps I will try it when it will no longer be criminal. I will have my money for my fine and a joint
in the other hand
, I think вЂ“ I know вЂ“ and I do also have a quality
where if you tell me I canвЂ™t do something, if I know I canвЂ™t do it IвЂ™m the first to raise my hand and say, вЂњI canвЂ™t do that.вЂќ But there is a big Bronx
, New York Jew
in me that just says, вЂњReally? Really? You think I вЂ“ yes
, I can. I can do it. I can do it.
But my memories
are like a fire
вЂ”whenever I’m cold I can warm my hands at them. вЂ”Ditta
you,” said Adrian. “These hands don’t sully themselves with fighting
The heart chakra
is located in the center
of your chest
. Hold your right or left hand out. Now say “Me” and, as you do so, touch your chest. You will automatically
touch your heart chakra.
Building a mission
a business go hand-in-hand. It is true that the primary
thing that makes me excited
about what we’re doing is the mission, but I also think, from the very beginning
, we’ve had this healthy
understanding which is that we need to do both.
You should never put your hands on a woman, under any circumstances
I have a Blackberry
which I use, but I am one of those people who can only type
on it with one hand.
I feel like it’s so important to get your little ones’ hands dirty in the kitchen. It gives them kitchen confidence, and it makes them feel accomplished
While your friend holds you affectionately by both your hands, you are safe, for you can watch
Let him that is without stone among you cast the first thing
he can lay his hands on.
Gold thou mayst safely
touch; but if it stick Unto
thy hands, it woundeth to the quick.
aspect of football
and just playing quarterback
, having the ball in your hands, having to make the plays, that was definitely something I loved
What we are left with then is the present, the only time
where miracles happen. We place the past and the future as well into the hands of God. The biblical statement
that вЂњtime shall
be no moreвЂќ means that we will one day
live fully in the present, without obsessing
about past or future.
Black moleskin gloves covered
his hands; the right because it was burned
, the left because a man felt half a fool wearing only one glove.
It doesn’t matter that Cathy
was what I have called a monster
. Perhaps we can’t understand Cathy, but on the other hand we are capable
of many things in all directions
, of great virtues
and great sins
. And who in his mind has not probed the black water?
If the hand be held between the discharge-tube and the screen
, the darker shadow of the bones
is seen within the slightly
dark shadow-image of the hand itself… For brevity
I shall use the expression ‘rays’; and to distinguish
them from others of this name
I shall call them ‘X-rays’.
Writing never came naturally
and I still have to force
my hand to do it.
There are a lot of things a person with two hands
,” Eddis said. “So?” “If it’s impossible
to steal them with two hands, it’s no more impossible to steal them with one. Steal peace, Eugenides. Steal me some time.
That’s my life. But I don’t glorify
violence, and I hate jail
. The rap
me, man: I’ve got three
children, and I wouldn’t even think of putting
my hand in somebody’s pocket
or doing something stupid now.
From the very beginning I started with a beer
and a cigarette
because I couldn’t figure out what to do with my hands. So usually I have a beer and cigarette and that’s what I was doing with my hands because that looked natural
and felt good.
that has learned
the blessed secret of seeing God’s hand in all that concerns
it, cannot be a prey
to fear, it looks beyond all second causes
, straight into the heart and will of God, and rests
content, because He rules
No matter what message
you are about to deliver somewhere, whether it is holding out a hand of friendship
, or making clear
that you disapprove of something, is the fact that the person sitting
across the table is a human being
, so the goal is to always establish
I think we too are the people who, on the one hand, want to listen
to Jesus, but on the other hand, at times, like to find a stick to beat
others with, to condemn
others. And Jesus has this message for us: mercy
. I think – and I say it with humility
– that this is the Lord’s most powerful
for independence here has been conducted in equal measure
by men and by women. And when we got our independence, no one forgot that. In the Western
world, on the other hand, nothing of the kind has ever happened – women have participated, yes, but revolutions
have always been made by men alone.
. . from this moment The very firstlings of my heart shall be The firstlings of my hand. And even now
, To crown my thoughts
with acts, be it thought and done.
If we shake hands with icy
fingers, it is because we have burnt
them so horribly before.
of a hell that involves
some kind of eternal punishment at the hands of a just and holy
God is so profoundly difficult
for us to handle emotionally
, that the only person who would have enough authority to convince
us of the reality of such a place would be Jesus Himself.
I write with one hand, but I fight with both.
There was more to life
than the things you could hold in your hands or see with your eyes.
works better if the hand works too.
, which knows how to lord
it over kings, and with high hands makes them obey
What can I say without touching the earth with my hands?
ThatвЂ™s it,вЂќ she said, balling her hands in fists
. вЂњIвЂ™m not letting you out of it this time. I insist
that you take me
. I demand
me. As a point of honor.
Morn, Wak’d by the circling hours, with rosy
hand Unbarr’d the gates
Did the Almighty
, holding in his right hand truth
, and in his left hand search after
truth, deign to proffer me the one I might prefer, in all humility, but without hesitation
, I should request
search after truth.
never raised their hand or fired me. Their way of disciplining me was to tell me what is right or wrong.
Since the working-class
lives from hand to mouth
,it buys as long as it has the means to buy.
I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that I still possess.
I am definitely a serial
monogamist. I can count on one hand the number
of guys I’ve been with.
My music has shaken
hands with the world somehow – it’s a beautiful disease
, and I’m glad I got it.
It was the night things changed
, can you see it now? These walls
that they put up to hold us back fell down It’s a revolution
, throw your hands up
, ’cause we never gave in
You may chain
my hands, you may shackle my feet; you may even throw me into a dark prison
; but you shall not enslave my thinking
, because it is free!
I’ve never felt so bereft
and panicky. What do I do without my phone
? How do I function
? My hand keeps automatically reaching for my phone in its usual
place in my pocket. Every instinct
in me wants to text
someone, ‘OMG, I’ve lost my phone! ‘ but how can do that without a bloody phone?
I have something to say. I know how to do something. IвЂ™m doing it. If you want me
to do it with you, raise your hand.
She took my hand and pulled
me after her, her shoulders giving off a sweet peppermint
concoction that the bodies of young women
to make my life more difficult.
There are people who help you in life. I’ve been given
a helping hand, and that’s why
I feel it’s my duty to help younger artists
But what I found most interesting
was that Aaron had apparently
found a way to pass
the time without her. Beside
him, holding his hand, was a Moroi girl who looked about eleven
but had to be older, unless he’d become a pedophile during our absence
Our future may lie beyond our vision, but it is not completely beyond our control. It is the shaping impulse
of America that neither fate nor
nature nor the irresistible tides
of history, but the work of our own hands, matched
to reason and principle