Quotation Explorer - 'Fingers'

If man be sensible and one fine morning, while he is lying in bed,counts at the tips of his fingers how many things in this life truly willgive him enjoyment, invariably he will find food is the first one. - Lin Yutang
As I write, My fingers tap tap the keys the way Ravi Shankar's fingers pluck and strum the strings of his sitar. - Christina Westover
She might have liked to try to strangle him with those slender fingers of hers, but she wanted to make a job of it and this great patience with which she waited for her claws to grow was in itself a form of enjoyment. - Émile Zola
You want my advice? Put down your phone. Hug her from behind and kiss the back of her neck. Entwine your fingers with hers…. You’re welcome. - Steve Maraboli
When the power falls on me, it buzzes in the warm, dark spaces of my skull. It stings like nettles at the tips of my fingers. The power is a fever I have felt since early childhood, a heat in the blood that leaves me flushed and unsteady, dreaming in daylight. - Victoria Lamb
Edit your manuscript until your fingers bleed and you have memorized every last word. Then, when you are certain you are on the verge of insanity...edit one more time! - C.K. Webb
The world looks very different to me now at twenty. I have outgrown my early opinions and ideals with my short dresses, just as Mrs. Walton said we would. Now the critics can say 'Thou waitest till thy woman's fingers wrought the best that lay within thy woman's heart. - Annie Fellows Johnston
What we touch with our fingers is false. What we feel through our perceptions is real. What we see through our eyes is an illusion, but what we see through our heart is real. - Debasish Mridha
All men are born with a nose and ten fingers, but no one was born with a knowledge of God. - Voltaire
Science is one thing, wisdom is another. Science is an edged tool, with which men play like children, and cut their own fingers. - Sir Arthur Eddington
Every man's life is a fairy-tale written by God's fingers. - Hans Christian Andersen
I came from a real tough neighborhood. Why, every time I shut the window I hurt somebody's fingers. - Rodney Dangerfield
Have we raised the threshold of horror so high that nothing short of a nuclear strike qualifies as a 'real' war? Are we to spend the rest of our lives in this state of high alert with guns pointed at each other's heads and fingers trembling on the trigger? - Arundhati Roy
There was something in the back of my brain, tapping its fingers on the door to my memory. - Tim O"Mara, Crooked Numbers
I thought: This is what the living do. And I swooned at the ordinary nature of the task and myself, at my chapped hands and square palms, at the way my wrists bent and fingers flexed inside this living body. - Dee Williams
I'll be writing as long as I can hold a pen in my curled, crimped arthritic hands and then I'll dictate it, if it comes to that. They'll have to pry my pen out of my cold, dead fingers - and even then, I'll fight 'em for it. Guaranteed. - Wanda Lea Brayton
Music is power, literally. You hear a certain note, or a rhythm that really clicks, and boom! You’ve got a song. Maybe only in your head. But when you’ve got the idea, the song flows out through your fingers. Nothing else does that. - Caleb Longbons
Some people tap their feet, some people snap their fingers, and some people sway back and forth. I just sorta do 'em all together, I guess. - Elvis Presley
And truths, these days, are spokenThe same way promises are made,With gritted teeth and crossed fingers. - Sanhita Baruah
The Devil loves it when we point fingers at Rome/ other Denominations and forget our very church. ''SELF''. while i scrutinize the Pope and his deeds. Let me trim my lamp. let me wash my robe. let me sweep my house being fully ready for my Lord's coming - Mary Tornyenyor
She had been trying hourly to ensure that this new friendship remained such, to be certain that it would not slip out of the careful grasp of her fingers and into the darker champers of her heart. - Shamim Sarif
My mouth is not talking, my fingers are! - Wyketha K Parkman
When time furtively slips like sand through the fingers and our memory becomes tired and lazy, we recognize we are at war. We are at war with forgetfulness. ("The past was her best friend" ) - Erik Pevernagie
Before comparing yourself or your life to others, take a good look at your fingers. - Peprah Boasiako
Honey from the devil's fingers tastes bitter. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When was the last time someone ran their fingers through the knots of your soul? - Maza-Dohta
When all seems hopeless, cross your fingers and stick with the secular prayer. - Brian Spellman
The war has put its skeleton fingers even into our pockets. (pg:40) - Virginia Woolf
Our life is frittered away by detail. An honest man has hardly need to count more than his ten fingers, or in extreme cases he may add his ten toes, and lump the rest. Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! - Henry David Thoreau
The moment that you give gratitude is the moment that you find happiness. The moment that you lose gratitude your happiness will vanish and slip through your fingers - Rasheed Ogunlaru
And then I met this girl. He paused, his fingers finding mine in a tight squeeze. And she made all my dark corners light - Gwen Hayes
Language is a skin: I rub my language against the other. It is as if I had words instead of fingers, or fingers at the tip of my words. My language trembles with desire - Roland Barthes
A sudden intake of breath escaped her as soon as his lips touched the backs of her fingers. His rose birthmark tingled as if awakened. - Lia Davis
I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but whose fingers refuse to reproduce precisely the sound he hears within. - Gustave Flaubert
Fall in lovewith the energyof the morningstrace your fingers along the lullof the afternoonstake the spirit of the eveningsin your armskiss it deeply and thenmake loveto the tranquilityof the nights. - Sanober Khan
In a certain sense the past is far more real, or at any rate more stable, more resilient than the present. The present slips and vanishes like sand between the fingers, acquiring material weight, only in its recollection. - Andrei Tarkovsky
There comes a moment in each of our lives when the control that keeps us sane slips through our fingers. Most of us aim to seize it back. The best way to fight chaos is with chaos. - Emily Thorne
The way our fingers intertwine feels so natural and right; as if our hands hold memories of meeting in a thousand other lifetimes. - John Mark Green
She liked his unique smell, and it turned on all five of her senses, wanting to see him naked, touch him while naked, hear him as he moaned while he made love, taste his skin, and feel his naked body as she seduced him with the trailing of hungry fingers. - Keira D. Skye
later that night i held an atlas in my lap ran my fingers across the whole world and whispered where does it hurt?it answered everywhere everywhere everywhere. - Warsan Shire
Nobody knows much about women, not even Freud, not even women themselves. But it's like electricity: you don't need to know how it works to get a shock on the fingers. - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
A man grows weary of having no lovers but his fingers. - George R.R. Martin
In music, push yourself but not too hard; if you play too many sharps you may cut your fingers. - Sneha Abraham
It was that Moment when your fingers touched my skin for the first time I realised, how the fire can heal scars. - Akshay Vasu
When you miss someone....it’s weird…your body doesn’t function normally..as it should. Because I miss you, and my heart…it’s not steady…my soul it sings numb. Fingers are cold…like you…your soul. - Coco J. Ginger
Tonight I've set my body on fireI've burned my fingers On your chest and absAnd as the flame Continued consuming me I blew my air kisses All over youUntil I've heard The explosion. - Veronika Jensen
Love is like an unfathomable idea. An idea that is slightly above euphoria, yet a fingers width from heaven. - Shannan Jacoby
Let lessons learnt be like fingers burned. Gentle reminders imploring us to stay away from fire. - karan godara
If you can put your five fingers throught it, it is a gate, if not a door. - James Joyce
Writing is like daydreaming through your fingers. - Jenna Alatari
Balance hangs in the fingers of Peace - James Butler
It's so beautifully arranged on the plate - you know someone's fingers have been all over it. - Julia Child
When I was younger, my mom loved to garden. But the flowers would never grow. She just kept trying.''I don't understand.''Because you can't.''What does this have to do with anything?'I don't fiddle with my fingers and there's no apology on the tip of my tongue when I say, 'I am my mother's son. - Ellie Lieberman
I would have kept you safe,' he said.I closed my eyes, forcing the tears down my cheek to break against the dam of his fingers. 'I know. - Meagan Spooner
He laid his head on Reid's shoulder and shut his eyes, buoyed toward sleep by the affectionate comb of fingers through his hair. He could stay just so, and be content for all his days. - Tamara Allen
Kent steepled his fingers in consideration. Blood-red rubies flashed in the sunlight, like the eyes of a demon clutched in his hands. - V.S. Carnes
The broken spine of the book shows the webbing of binder's string, and my fingers have worn white spots in the cover. - Susan Straight
My fingers burn behind the keys of my typewriter, the lettering fading with every thoughtful strike. The many words I write I dare not stall; my mind perpetually alert for my magnum opus call. - A.K. Kuykendall
As I see it, life is an effort to grip before they slip through one's fingers and slide into oblivion, the startling, the ghastly or the blindingly exquisite fish of the imagination before they whip away on the endless current and are lost for ever in oblivion's black ocean. - Mervyn Peake
Rough palms cradled my face while my fingers gripped the pillow on either side of his. Lips, teeth, tongue, mingled together. I ate him up and didn’t let go until I had to come up for air. - Priya Ardis
Let lessons learnt be like fingers burned. Gentle reminders imploring us to stay away from fire. It is a mark of folly to make the same mistake twice. - karan godara
I would I were alive again to kiss the fingers of the rain. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
They surrounded me, bare me. Their fingers like tentacles and their desires like knives. Their fingers traced my secrets and their desires carved my skin. - Hubert Martin
Dedication. DEDICATION. That is the only way to become a writer. Write every day. Write until your fingers bleed, your eyes bleed, your soul bleeds. From that blood, stories are born. It's worth it. - Belle DiMonté
Their fingers seemed to fit together in just the right way- effortlessly clasped,like perfect complements. - Nicholas Sparks
My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today; I knew it then as purpose. - Bette Davis
Its better to hold a book between your Fingers than to Hold a Cigarette. - Bista Nirooj
Write until your fingers break. It may be the cure for everything. - Kelly O'Connor McNees
I'm gonna go put my earplugs in and practice piano for hours until my fingers bleed. I practice the piano with the focus of Helen Keller—and nothing can distract me from the scent of the music.- and Jarod Kintz - Karen Quan
the decision to stand unapologetically for the gospel has been tantamount to a new conversion. It brings peace; it dissolves fears; it snaps fingers at ridicule. - Elton Trueblood
If you play "I Don't Want To Know" by Fleetwood Mac loud enough -- you can hear Lindsey Buckingham's fingers sliding down the strings of his acoustic guitar. ...And we were convinced that this was the definitive illustration of what we both loved about music; we loved hearing the INSIDE of a song. - Chuck Klosterman
If you really want to understand life, you have to stop pointing fingers at others and begin to understand every aspect of your life and see how it shapes in different ways. - Roshan Sharma
and I wonder if Beethoven held his breaththe first time his fingers touched the keysthe same way a soldier holds his breaththe first time his finger clicks the trigger.We all have different reasons for forgetting to breathe. - Andrea Gibson
If we can feel that it is not our voice, not our fingers, but some reality deep inside our heart which is expressing itself, then we will know that it is the soul’s music. - Sri Chinmoy
Love is like honey; you cannot share it without getting some on your heart's fingers. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I held my breath tightly against the shivers coursing through my body. Darkness ate away the edges of my vision and numbness stole away my fingers. I kept holding though. Watching the last bubble of precious air escape my lips. Then it became all black. But I never let go. - Hubert Martin
Editing fiction is like using your fingers to untangle the hair of someone you love. - stephanie roberts
Love is like quicksilver in the hand. Leave the fingers open and it stays. Clutch it and it darts away. - Dorothy Parker
Suddenly she bent down and kissed his fingers and went quickly away. But he sat for a long time in the gathering clouds trembling with happiness and trying to penetrate into the meaning of these things. - Thorton Wilder
Run your purpose on the toes of your feet before people can type your success stories with the fingers of their hands. - Israelmore Ayivor
I know that touching you will be understanding my fingers for the first time. - Kels Adeline Sapp
Like every true performer, she was intoxicated by the mere feel of the notes: they were fingers caressing her own; and by touch, not by sound alone, did she come to her desire. - E.M. Forster
But then he combs his fingers through my hair, starting at the base of my neck, and I shiver with uncontrollable, unexpected pleasure. - Primula Bond
Breaking up is like unsticking your fingers after you've Superglued them. Love's the glue and no matter how slow and carefully you separate, you're going to lose a little bit of yourself in the process. You're also going to retain a little DNA from the one you lost. - Toni Sorenson
When flash of hope scans through your dreams. When news of goodness skims the surface of your expectations and bravery abates, break not, keep pressing less the dreams of your fingers suffer extinction. - Darmie Orem
His fingers caressed the column of my tense throat. I shivered in fear. I hated not being able to see what was happening, it forced me to feel everything. - C.J. Roberts
All fingers are not same in length but when they are bent all stands equal. Life becomes easy when we bend and adjust to situations. - herryicm
He felt, rather than saw, her chin lift toward him. But instead of pulling her hand from his grip and turning away, she tightened her own fingers and unceremoniously, unexpectedly, threw herself down the incline, dragging him with her.Dragging him with her! - V.S. Carnes
I want to rip off your logic and make passionate sense to you. I want to ride in the swing of your hips. My fingers will dig in you like quotation marks, blazing your limbs into parts of speech. - Jeffrey McDaniel
Her taste still teased my tongue, and her touch tipped my fingers. Her smile licked my lips, and her heart beat my own. So I tugged on her sheets, like it was a cape. To me, she was a God damned super hero, and underneath, was everything I need. Her super powers on top of me. - J. Raymond
If there's a will, there's a way!I feel larger than LIFE--and look up to the stars who shine down on me and have become my own personal cheerleaders....as my fingers tap on my computer late into the night.. - Donna Scrima-Black
Words raced thru his mind and his fingers ached to capture them all on paper. - Eveli Acosta
Love is tears of joy, this is the baptism of fingers. (L'amour, c'est larme de joie, - C'est le baptême des doigts) - Charles de Leusse
When you point your finger at someone, three fingers are pointing back at you. - Anonymous
And how long will your fingers be so tangled in the law that you can't live out of My grace? - Angie Smith
This corner of history was as real as the tiled floor under our feet or the wooden tabletop under our fingers. The people to whom it had happened had actually lived and breathed and felt and thought and then died, as we did - as we would. - Elizabeth Kostova
I want to be a mystery to you, untouchable,a star all to myselfa galaxy away from your starved fingers. - Emily Palermo
Peace, love, and chicken fingers man... - Safa (Me)
My lips are fierce with passion. My heart spins fiery beats. A rhythm lives within my fingers and dances in my feet. - Coco J. Ginger
Speech is the body part of thinking, the voice of the mind. Writing is the blood and mind mixing to speak through the fingers, through the hands. - Lenora Champagne
The wider you spread your fingers apart while clapping is equal to the amount of retarded you look while clapping. - Christy Leigh Stewart
Adventure must be held in delicate fingers. It should be handled, not embraced. It should be sipped, not swallowed at a gulp.
Do you know what friendship is... it is to be brother and sister; two souls which touch without mingling, two fingers on one hand. - Victor Hugo
Speaking personally, you can have my gun, but you'll take my book when you pry my cold, dead fingers off of the binding. - Stephen King
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