Quotation Explorer - 'Gesture'

Sometimes a slow gradual approach does more good than a large gesture. - Craig Newmark
Words flow from love, and speech is likewise confounded by love. It is the sweetest gesture to be without words, and with words, all the same. So too is it with the lighthearted sigh an outward expression of an abundance of the heart. - Zechariah Barrett
Even the merest gesture is holy if it is filled with faith. - Franz Kafka
How beautiful to touch another's soul with a word, a gesture, a thought. - Marty Rubin
We forget that the simple gesture of putting a book in someone's hands can change a life. I want to remind you that it can. I want to thank you because it did. - 2010 Indies Choice Award - Kate DiCamillo
Think you only kings have power? Stand on a stage and hold the hearts of men in your hands. Make them laugh with a gesture, cry with a word. Make them love you. And you will know what power is. - Jennifer Donnelly
It has taken me years of struggle, hard work, and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence. - Isadora Duncan
Maybe, it is not the thorn on the rose that we should see, but the beauty of the gesture. - Shannon L. Alder
it is (often) the quiet gesture which carries the most significance - the one which suddenly directs the symphony. - Mary Anne Radmacher
To fly/steal is woman’s gesture, to steal into language to make it fly. - Hélène Cixous
Christmas is conceptualized with solidarity. That's nice! But let us at least be aware that it does not solve the problem. However, doing your part, it's a start. It does not have to be material help, start with a sincere and cozy hug in your loved ones.A gesture, worth more than thousand words! - 1 Minuto na Palma da Mão
Peace begins with a kind gesture and Namaste. - Debasish Mridha
We are as ignorant of the meaning of our least gesture as we are of life itself. - Marty Rubin
The touched heart madly stirs,your laughter is water hurrying over pebbles - every gesture is a proclamation,every sound is speech... - Sappho
We effect more than we can possibly know. With every mood, every thought, every word, every gesture, we change our lives and our universe. - Maharishi Sadasiva Isham
A kind word sends vibes of love, if we are perceptive, if we know how love permeates and proliferates with this little gesture of giving. - Balroop Singh
Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice. It is the protection of a fundamental human right, the right to dignity and a decent life."[ Live 8 Concert, Mary Fitzgerald Square, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2 July 2005] - Nelson Mandela
Slowly, Jimmy held up his outstretched hands. Men had been arguing for two hundred years about this gesture; would every creature, everywhere in the universe, interpret this as "See--no weapons"? But no one could think of anything better. - Arthur C. Clarke
Peace is present in every breath we take.Peace is present in every loving gesture we make. - Debasish Mridha
I have seen these persons speak unthinkingly, not realizing that to speak is also to be. Word and gesture are man's thought. We should not speak without reason. - Isabel Allende
A writer will divine a metaphor from a pattern on a dress, or a gesture, because sunsets have been done before. - Brandi L. Bates
The nod of a head is such a small thing, it can mean so little, yet it is the gesture of assent that allows, that makes to be. The nod is the gesture of power, the yes. The numen. the presence of the sacred, is called by its name. - Ursula K. Le Guin
It is commonplace to talk as if the world "has" meaning, to ask what "is" the meaning of a phrase, a gesture, a painting, a contract. Yet when thought about, it is clear that events are devoid of meaning until someone assigns it to them. - Dean C. Barnlund
Today, with the way things are in all circles, in soccer, in society, in politics, where it seems anything goes, a gesture of honesty goes down well. - Iván Fernández Anaya
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