Hand Quotes

โ€œIt is better to have less thu...

โ€œIt is better to have less thunder in the mouth and more lightning in the hand.โ€ โ€• Apache Proverb
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โ€œLife is not a matter of holding...

โ€œLife is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.โ€ โ€• Robert Louis Stevenson
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โ€œWe used to make shit in this country...B...

โ€œWe used to make shit in this country...BUILD shit. Now we just put our hand in the next guy's pocket.โ€ - Frank Sobotka (The Wire)
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"The bird of paradise ali...

"The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp. " -John Berry
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โ€œI get... incredibly lonely. Shows, games, books, they help, ...

โ€œI get... incredibly lonely. Shows, games, books, they help, yes, but itโ€™s not really the same. They help comfort me in the abyss, but they do not reach out their hands to pull me out.โ€ C.A.
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All our lauded technological progress, our ...

All our lauded technological progress, our very civilization, is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal. - Albert Einstein
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"Any one may so arrange his affairs that his taxes shall be as low as possib...

"Any one may so arrange his affairs that his taxes shall be as low as possible; he is not bound to choose that pattern which will best pay the Treasury; there is not even a patriotic duty to increase one's taxes." - Judge Learned Hand
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Within each personโ€™s heart is a dark basement. If you look away or stand...

Within each personโ€™s heart is a dark basement. If you look away or stand by, that darkness thickens. You must summon your courage to go down and turn on the light. If youโ€™re scared to go alone, you can hold someoneโ€™s hand.
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โ€œI always tell my kids if you lay down, people will step over you. But if you k...

โ€œI always tell my kids if you lay down, people will step over you. But if you keep scrambling, if you keep going, someone will always, always give you a hand. Always. But you gotta keep dancing, you gotta keep your feet moving.โ€ - Morgan Freeman
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"I am not a handsome guy...

"I am not a handsome guy, but i can give my hand- to -some one who needs helps."
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โ€œYou convince yourself that your life is under ...

โ€œYou convince yourself that your life is under your control yet you follow rules placed by others: Your life is in everyoneโ€™s hands but yours.โ€ -Me
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"Allow your hands to...

"Allow your hands to loosen grip and just let it go "- broken bells
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The mountain is high, the valley is low, and you're confused on which way to go. So I'v...

The mountain is high, the valley is low, and you're confused on which way to go. So I've come here to give you a hand, and lead you into the promised land. So, come on and take a free ride, come on and sit here by my side, come on and take a free ride! ...Edgar Winter
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One forgets the self, Zen teachers say, by becoming one with the task at hand. At such moments, r...

One forgets the self, Zen teachers say, by becoming one with the task at hand. At such moments, released from the burdens of self-hood, one glimpses, however briefly, a state of spiritual wholeness that underlies and supports oneโ€™s everyday consciousness. โ€”Andrew Cooper, The Transcendent Imperative
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"Open your ha...

"Open your hands if you want to be held." โ€”Rumi
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"If we have been pleased with life, we shoul...

"If we have been pleased with life, we should not be displeased with death, since it comes from the hand of the same master." โ€”Michelangelo
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" Whoever pats scorpions ...

" Whoever pats scorpions with the hand of compassion gets stung. " โ€“ Berber Proverb
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"Awareness shows us the questions, the problems we might be able to solve and the questions tha...

"Awareness shows us the questions, the problems we might be able to solve and the questions that canโ€™t be answered at all, and awareness makes the hand-holds and toe-holds appear as we traverse the cliff of our lives." โ€”Interview with Jane Hirshfield by Mark Matousek, โ€œFelt in Its Fullnessโ€
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If you love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animati...

If you love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude greater than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council, nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you; and may posterity forget that ye were our country men.
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Every moment comes to you pregnant with a divine purpose; time being so precious that God ...

Every moment comes to you pregnant with a divine purpose; time being so precious that God deals it out second by second. Once it leaves your hands and your power to do with it as you please, it plunges into eternity, to remain forever whatever you made of it.-- Fulton J. Sheen
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"In religion and politics, people's beliefs an...

"In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second hand, and without examination." โ€” Mark Twain
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"I'll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it's si...

"I'll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it's sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot." โ€“ Kobe Bryant
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"Rifles, muskets, long-bows and hand-grenades are inherently democratic we...

"Rifles, muskets, long-bows and hand-grenades are inherently democratic weapons. A complex weapon makes the strong stronger, while a simple weapon - so long as there is no answer to it - gives claws to the weak." - George Orwell
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โ€œHuman wisdom is often car...

โ€œHuman wisdom is often carried a prisoner in the hands of poisonous flattering words.โ€
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Curiosity is an element of infinite scope; on ...

Curiosity is an element of infinite scope; on one hand it leads to discovery of America and on the other it leads to peeping behind closed doors.
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"The great thing about human langua...

"The great thing about human language is that it prevents us from sticking to the matter at hand." โ€” Lewis Thomas
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A sword never kills anythin...

A sword never kills anything; it's a tool in a killer's hand. Seneca (the Younger) 65 BC
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"Some people get so tired of life being mean t...

"Some people get so tired of life being mean to them first, they decide to take matters into their own hands and be mean to themselves." -Unknown
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โ€œWhile we read a novel, we are...

โ€œWhile we read a novel, we are insane - bonkers.โ€ โ€• Ursula K. Le Guin, The Left Hand of Darkness
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โ€œI can see Godโ€™s hand in other peopleโ€™s lives, for sure. But when truly cata...

โ€œI can see Godโ€™s hand in other peopleโ€™s lives, for sure. But when truly catastrophic things happen, I donโ€™t know how to explain it. But I have to believe that God has a plan.โ€ โ€“ ABC News' Linsey Davis (Jesus Calling podcast interview)
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"You touch my hand These colors come alive In your heart ...

"You touch my hand These colors come alive In your heart and in your mind I cross the borders of time Leaving today behind to be with you again." -Within Temptation "Say My Name"
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My hands canโ€™t tou...

My hands canโ€™t touch you, but my mind canโ€™t leave you aloneโ€ฆ.
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Youโ€™re not obligated to shake ...

Youโ€™re not obligated to shake the hand of the person who just sucker punched you. -Debbie Russell
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โ€œWhy is it that, as a culture, we are m...

โ€œWhy is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands? โ€ - Ernest J. Gaines
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โ€˜He who loves to sleep and the foldi...

โ€˜He who loves to sleep and the folding of hands, poverty will set upon you like a thief in the night.โ€™ - The Bible
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โ€œWhen I meet new people, I take steps to bring my...

โ€œWhen I meet new people, I take steps to bring myself close, and then I pull back and falter on purpose, in hopes they reach out a hand and just ask.โ€ G.
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"A bird in the hand is din...

"A bird in the hand is dinner, a bird in the bush can still crap on me" -- A Nihilist
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When life hands yo...

When life hands you lemons, ask for salt and tequila - unknown
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โ€œThe Pen is not mightier than the Sword, as the Pen cannot win wars, nor i...

โ€œThe Pen is not mightier than the Sword, as the Pen cannot win wars, nor is the Sword mightier than the Pen, as the Sword cannot write poetry. No, mighty is the Hand to know when to pick up the Pen and when to pick up the Sword.โ€
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C.S. Lewis: "I believe that many who find that "nothing happens" when they sit down, or knee...

C.S. Lewis: "I believe that many who find that "nothing happens" when they sit down, or kneel down, to a book of devotion, would find that the heart sings unbidden while they are working their way through a tough bit of theology with a pipe in their teeth and a pencil in their hand."
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โ€œHe who cannot draw on three tho...

โ€œHe who cannot draw on three thousand years is living from hand to mouth.โ€ - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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When you try to help someone to get out of...

When you try to help someone to get out of the darkness, don't dive in the darkness with them, hold out your hand so they can go up.
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"Why do I need a han...

"Why do I need a hand when a claw is better?" -Doctor Peter Straub
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"Don't let fear keep you quiet. You have a voice, so use it; speak up, rai...

"Don't let fear keep you quiet. You have a voice, so use it; speak up, raise your hands, shout your answers, make yourself heard. Whatever it takes, just find your voice, and when you do; fill the damn silence." - Grey's Anatomy
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"Make no mistake, global warming is NOT killing this planet. The Earth is far more resilient t...

"Make no mistake, global warming is NOT killing this planet. The Earth is far more resilient than that. So is life. Humans, on the other hand, are not. Global warming is not going to kill the planet. It is going to kill the humans. Our entire species is on suicide watch." - Brian Mitchell
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Your life is not you...

Your life is not your own. Keep your hands off it. -Sherlock Holmes
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"We place our hopes to much on laws and courts and constitutions and tha...

"We place our hopes to much on laws and courts and constitutions and that these are false hopes. Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it." -Learned Hand
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You cannot shake han...

You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist....Indira Ganhdhi 1982
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"A fine quotation is a diamond on t...

"A fine quotation is a diamond on the finger of a man of wit, and a pebble in the hand of a fool." โ€” Joseph Roux
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โ€œWhenever I think ...

โ€œWhenever I think Iโ€™ve hit bottom, someone hands me a shovel.โ€
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Remember to reach for the stars, a...

Remember to reach for the stars, and they won't be able to resist flying into your hands ~Katherine McNamara
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"Or is it your reputation that's bothering you? But look at how...

"Or is it your reputation that's bothering you? But look at how soon we're all forgotten. The abyss of endless time that swallows it all. The emptiness of those applauding hands." -Marcus Aurelius
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"You picked yourself up and I watched the dust of all t...

"You picked yourself up and I watched the dust of all their disbelief scatter under your hands. You rose, new, and for the first time I knew strength" ~ Tyler Knott Gregson
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He is a fool who lets slip a bird in the...

He is a fool who lets slip a bird in the hand for a bird in the bush. ...Plutarch ...Born: 45 Died: 120 Occupation: Biographer
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"The difference between unorganized crime and organized crime i...

"The difference between unorganized crime and organized crime is that, in unorganized crime, you kill 1 person with your hands, and in organized you kill dozens with your words." - /u/Purgamentorum
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Just remember, you can't climb th...

Just remember, you can't climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets. Arnold Schwarzenegger
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"Time is slipping through our hands....

"Time is slipping through our hands. We're sinking in the sands of forever." - Untouchable by Tritonal and Cash Cash
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"Bigotry tries to keep truth ...

"Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it." ~ Rabindranath Tagore
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To face harsh death at the hand o...

To face harsh death at the hand of your beloved friends is the greatest punishment worthy of Evilโ€™s pride.
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Confidence is doing something knowing you're good at it; courage, on the other han...

Confidence is doing something knowing you're good at it; courage, on the other hand, is doing something you are scared of doing, but doing it anyway. Anyone can be confident, because everyone is good at something, but being courageous isn't for everyone.
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"Never raise your hand to you...

"Never raise your hand to your children; it leaves your midsection unprotected." โ€” Robert Orben
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โ€œA day like today is not a day for soundbites, we can leave those at ...

โ€œA day like today is not a day for soundbites, we can leave those at home, but I feel the hand of history upon our shoulderโ€ โ€” Tony Blair, at a press conference during the negotiations for the Good Friday Agreement
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โ€œWhen Friendships Seemed Easy To Come By,When Life Was Easy To Go By,While Friendship ...

โ€œWhen Friendships Seemed Easy To Come By,When Life Was Easy To Go By,While Friendship & Life Go Hand In Hand,May Be So The Hand Of Friendship You May Have Gained Or May Have Lost But Surely You Will Never Lose The Emotion When The Hand Was Gainedโ€-Hassan Patel
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"Where the spirit does no...

"Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art." Leonardo da Vinci
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"The great threat to freedom is the concentration of power. Government is necessary to p...

"The great threat to freedom is the concentration of power. Government is necessary to preserve our freedom, it is an instrument through which we can exercise our freedom; yet by concentrating power in political hands, it is also a threat to freedom." -- Milton Friedman
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โ€œIf you try and take a cat apart to see h...

โ€œIf you try and take a cat apart to see how it works, the first thing you have on your hands is a non-working cat.โ€ ~Douglas Adams
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"The lonely one offers his hand too q...

"The lonely one offers his hand too quickly to whomever he encounters." --Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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โ€œYou take your life in your own h...

โ€œYou take your life in your own hands, and what happens? A terrible thing, no one to blame.โ€ โ€“ Erica Jong
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โ€œNever throw a st...

โ€œNever throw a stone and hide you hand.โ€ -Jay Electronica
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"Washing one's hands of the conflict between ...

"Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral." --Paolo Freire
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โ€œWashing oneโ€™s hand of conflict between the...

โ€œWashing oneโ€™s hand of conflict between the powerless and the powerful means to side with the powerful, not to be neutralโ€ - Paulo Freire
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"Taking your own life. Interesting expression. Taking it from whom? Once it's over, it'...

"Taking your own life. Interesting expression. Taking it from whom? Once it's over, it's not you who'll miss it. Your own death is something that happens to everybody else. Your life is not your own. Keep your hands off it." - Sherlock Holmes, BBC, The lying detective
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"Human salvation lies in the...

"Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted." โ€” Martin Luther King Jr.
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โ€œIt is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down u...

โ€œIt is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours.โ€
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I don't care if I lose because...

I don't care if I lose because my heroes did too - The Hands That Thieve by Streetlight Manifesto
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"Whatever the heart loves, the head must think about; wh...

"Whatever the heart loves, the head must think about; what the head thinks about the mouth must speak of; whatever the mouth speaks of the hand must do." / Gregory Ramkissoon
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Vulnerability is the very thing that permits us to connect with each ...

Vulnerability is the very thing that permits us to connect with each other, to recognise in others the same discomfort they have with themselves and with their place in the world ----Nick Cave (The Red Hand Files)
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โ€œBe peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, ...

โ€œBe peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.โ€ -Malcolm X
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"I am rarely happier than when spending an entire day program...

"I am rarely happier than when spending an entire day programming my computer to perform automatically a task that would otherwise take me a good ten seconds to do by hand." - Douglas Adams
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'Revenge is wha...

'Revenge is what gives evil the upper-hand' - unknown
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โ€œIf you try and take a cat apart to see h...

โ€œIf you try and take a cat apart to see how it works, the first thing you have on your hands is a non-working cat.โ€ โ€• Douglas Adams
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Trust is not an obsession, itโ€™s an extension of love. When we truly l...

Trust is not an obsession, itโ€™s an extension of love. When we truly love someone, we give them our heart to hold in their hands. And when that love is returned, that very trust is balm to our souls.โ€ โ€“ Julie Lessman
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"Life is not a matter of holding...

"Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well." --Robert Louis Stevenson
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